The Kingdom of the Tiger - 15 days | 14 nights

Highlights of the programme :
  • Bandhavgarh, the cradle of the White Tiger
  • Kaziranga and horned rhinoceros
  • Sariska and its large population of Rhesus Monkeys
  • Bharatpur bird sanctuary renowned globally

 


ITINERARY

Jour 01 Delhi

Arrive at Delhi International Airport. Welcome on arrival and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.         

Jour 02 Delhi - Nagpur - Parc National de Pench
Early morning transfer to Delhi airport for flight to Nagpur. Upon arrival, drive to Pench National Park whose glorious history is well known to readers of the famous Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling. Indeed, it is this country that the author chose to write his story. In 1977, the park was declared a sanctuary in times and recognized as National Park and later received the title of Tiger Reserve. Pench National Park is famous for its large herds of mammals including predators feed, helping to maintain a balance between species. The bird life is very diverse between resident, migratory and endangered. As flora with over 1200 species of plants, flowers and trees identified. Afternoon safari in the park. Overnight at hotel.
Jour 03 Parc National de Pench
Jeep safari day in the park (one in the morning, one in the afternoon). Overnight at hotel.
Jour 04 Parc National de Pench - Parc National de Kanha
Morning drive to Kanha National Park, one of the most beautiful wild Asian reserves established in 1955. The park is behind the preservation of many animal species and in particular strongly supported the campaign Tiger Project. Originally, the park was designed to save a species of rare deer, deer Duvaucel threatened with extinction. Since then, many of the flora and fauna conservation programs have been put in place and this park protects both sedentary species as migratory. Afternoon jeep safari in the park. Overnight at hotel.
Jour 05 Parc National de Kanha
Jeep safari day in the park (one in the morning, one in the afternoon). Overnight at hotel.
Jour 06 Parc National de Kanha - Parc National de Bandhavgarh
In the morning, return to the park for a jeep safari. Then, depart by road to Bandhavgarh National Park 265 km away, a former hunting ground of the Maharajas of Rewa, now one of the finest in India. Declared a national park in 1968, it has the distinction of hosting the largest concentration of tigers of all parks in India and is famous for being the birthplace of the famous White Tiger of Rewa. Overnight at hotel.
Jour 07 Parc National de Bandhavgarh
Jeep safari day in the park (one in the morning, one in the afternoon). Overnight at hotel.
Jour 08 Parc National de Bandhavgarh - Delhi
Safari elephant in the morning. Then, early in the afternoon, drive to the airport and flight to Delhi Jabalpur. Welcome on arrival and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at hotel. 
Jour 09 Delhi - Parc National de Kaziranga
Morning transfer to Delhi airport for flight to Guwahati. Upon arrival, continue by road to the Kaziranga National Park, located in the state of Assam on the banks of the Himalayas. Covering an area of 430 square kilometers, it was first nature reserve and became a National Park and since 1985, it is a Unesco World Heritage site. The history of this park is closely linked to the wife of the Viceroy of India, Lady Curzon, who one day in 1904 while visiting this place, decided it was absolutely necessary to protect the rhinos. A planning program for their protection was then launched. It is in this park that found two-thirds of the horned rhino population of the planet. It also contains the highest density of tigers in the world and other major communities: Asian elephants and water buffalo. Afternoon jeep safari in the park. Overnight at hotel.
Jour 10 Parc National de Kaziranga
Safari elephant in the morning. Jeep safari in the afternoon. Overnight at hotel.
Jour 11 Parc National de Kaziranga - Sawai Madhopur
Morning safari on elephant back. By late morning, drive to Guwahati airport for flight to Delhi. Arrival transfer to the railway station in Delhi and boarding the express train to Sawai Madhopur night. Overnight on the train (sleeper).
Jour 12 Sawai Madhopur - Parc National de Ranthambore
Early arrival and drive to Ranthambore National Park. Ranthambore, one of the five parks that make up the Rajasthan was created in 1973. Before that, it was the former hunting ground of the Maharajas of Jaipur declared a nature reserve in 1955. Renowned for its abundant population of tigers s is easily developed because of Project Tiger, it offers incredible visibility of its wildlife to visitors. Besides tigers, hyenas, leopards, crocodiles, chital (spotted deer), antelopes and more than two hundred and sixty species of birds. Jeep safari day in the park (one in the morning, an afternoon). Overnight at hotel.

Jour 13 Parc National de Ranthambore - Parc National Bharatpur
In the morning jeep safari in Ranthambore Park. Then, in the late morning, back to the Sawai Madhopur station to take the train to Bharatpur. Upon arrival, drive to the National Park of Bharatpur. National Park Keoladeo Ghana or Bharatpur Bird National Park, covers an area of 28 km2 and consists mostly of wetlands. Found in the park over three hundred and fifty species of birds. Hundreds of thousands of migratory birds from China and Siberia spend the winter. Bharatpur park is known to be among the finest bird sanctuaries in the world and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985. Afternoon visit to the park by cyclo. Overnight at hotel.

Jour 14 Parc National de Bharatpur - Parc National de Sariska
Departure to the Sariska National Park, formerly hunting reserve of the royal family of Alwar, which covers an area of 800 km². In addition to the flora and fauna that are usually found in these parks, it is advisable to visit the Neelkanth temple and the Sariska Fort of the 17th century and offers panoramic views of the reserve. The area was declared a sanctuary in 1955 and became a national park in 1979. The Sariska park is also known for its large population of Rhesus monkeys. But the main attraction is of course the Tigris. Afternoon jeep safari in the park. Overnight at hotel.
Jour 15 Parc National de Sariska - Delhi
In the morning jeep safari in the Sariska Park. Then, drive to Delhi International Airport for return flight.

SUGGESTED HOTELS

You will find below our selection of hotels for this trip. Hotels indicative, subject to availability. The choice of accommodation category belongs to you. You will be able to specify it in your quote.

Maidens - Delhi

The oldest hotel in Old Delhi built in the 1900 Colonial architecture, spacious gardens, magnificent chandeliers, long corridors, everything is done to revive the scent of old India. Very friendly and attentive staff.

Mahua Vann Resort - Pench

The cottages are charming, well furnished and comfortable and the staff is very caring. The property has a large garden with pool. Its location is a plus that makes it very relaxing and serene.

Kanha Earth Lodge - Kanha

The Lodge is located in the heart of the tribal village of Narna, a few minutes drive from Kanha Park. Beautiful architecture with local materials and natural elements. Friendly staff, warm and welcoming. Elegant and comfortable rooms.

Bandhav Vilas - Bandhavgarh

Warm welcome. Staff very friendly and attentive. Very spacious and comfortable. Pool and spa.

Borgos Resort - Kaziranga

A new green complex located just at the entrance of Kaziranga. Property well maintained. Cozy, spacious and clean. A beautiful place.

Pugmark Resort - Ranthambore

Une disposition originale pour cet hébergement style cottage autour de magnifiques jardins. Personnel sympathique et serviable. Les chambres sont confortablement meublées avec toutes les commodités. Parfait emplacement pour visiter le parc national de Ranthambore. 

The Bagh - Bharatpur

Beautiful place surrounded by nature and tranquility. Hotel in a former royal garden where you can walk for hours. Large rooms, simple but very clean located in small bungalows scattered in the garden.

Dadhikar Fort - Sariska

A superb rural location at the foot of a charming village this magnificent fort. Very nice comfortable rooms. Attentive and friendly staff. A place for lovers of old stone undoubtedly.

Suggested Activities

You will find below our suggestion of activities to do throughout your journey. Do not hesitate to contact a counselor Aryavrit Travels for any specific request.

Ayurveda massage

Ayurveda invites us to stay in harmony with nature, in touch with the elements of nature by practicing yoga and meditation which help us to purify and nourish our body and mind. A massage  on the eye  helps to rebalance the body and its functions. Enjoy your visit to the birthplace of Ayurveda to experience a massage in the purest tradition.

Cooking lessons

You fell for tandoori chicken, Kerala fish curry, samosas, the thali, the dal, biryani? Do not leave without having learned to cook these dishes. We offer courses in vegetarian and non-vegetarian cuisine. At the end of the session, you are invited to examine and taste your own the prepared dishes.

Henna session

Mehndi usually refers to the art of drawing with henna on the skin. It is an ephemeral equivalent of tattooing. In Rajasthan, mehndi is an fplk art and it is common for women to get as sophisticated as those of newlyweds drawings. Attend a session to decorate your hands with henna and why not take the opportunity to keep track of your visit!

Yoga

Immerse yourself in the practice of Yoga and meditation which helps you to know your body and mind. An experienced yoga teacher will teach you the various techniques of "pranayama" (breathing), "asanas" (positions) and 'dhyana' (meditation). A unique opportunity in the purest tradition.

Local family

What could be more authentic than sharing a moment with a local family? An opportunity to understand the Indianess from very close which is worth reading several books on India. A unique opportunity to  learn about the customs of your hosts, with whom you share a traditional meal. A moment of conviviality, memorable exchanges that will only add magic to your stay.

Bike ride

We invite you to immerse in unusual: a bike ride on the roads of India, Nepal and Bhutan. Cycling is a way to meet people, a tool to reach out to the population, which allows you to be closer than at the window of an air conditioned car. Let yourself drift along with your meetings, you will appreciate the paths which reserve surprises, all more enjoyable than the other.

Elephant ride

Go to the meet the domesticated elephants and treat yourself with a trip to three meters high. An extraordinary experience, fascinating, safely. You will be accompanied by the mahout, both guide and healer of the elephant. Sitting in a Howda( seat on elephant back), you will be carried away by the magic of the moment. How about a bath with the elephants at the end of the walk?

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