17 - 22 Days - Wild India
Big 6 - Tigers, Lions, Rhinos, Buffalos,
Bisons & Elephants
The Royal Expeditions wildlife safari experience in India continues to be unmatched, as we have been highly selective about the national parks on offer and the choice of accommodations. The lodges that Royal Expeditions chooses for your sojourn have all modern comforts, each catering to only a small number of guests at any one time. In addition, they have knowledgeable English- speaking resident naturalists who accompany guests, so that you can enjoy only the very best safari experience available in India.
This 22 days tour of India takes you to some of the country's greatest national parks, among them the World Heritage Kaziranga National Park, host to the world's single largest population of the endangered one-horned rhino. Both Kanha National Park and Bandhavgarh National Park are noted the world over for their high number of tigers. The Gir National Park is the last bastion for approximately 300 Asiatic lions, a highly endangered species. The tour is aimed at offering the wildlife enthusiast a cross-section of India's fabulous wildlife experiences in some of the most stunning natural settings in not just the country but the world.
Day 1 - Fly to Delhi.
Day 2 - Delhi - Meet and transfer to Oberoi or Taj hotel.
Day 3 - Delhi - Tour of Old and New Delhi.
Day 4 - Delhi / Guwahati / Kaziranga - Fly and drive 5 hrs to the beautiful Wild Grass Resort.
Day 5 - Kaziranga - Game viewing by Jeep and elephant back.
Day 6 - Kaziranga - Game viewing by Jeep and nature walk. Viewing at Hoolock Gibbon Sanctuary.
Day 7 - Kaziranga - Game viewing by Jeep and on elephant back.
Day 8 - Kaziranga / Delhi - Drive 5 hrs and fly. Stay at Oberoi or Taj Hotel.
Day 9 - Delhi / Khajuraho / Bandhavgarh - Fly and drive 6 hrs to Kings Lodge.
Day 10 - Bandhavgarh - Game viewing by Jeep and elephant back.
Day 11 - Bandhavgarh - Game viewing by Jeep and elephant back.
Day 12 - Bandhavgarh - Game viewing and nature walk to Fort inside the park.
Day 13 - Bandhavgarh / Kanha - Morning- Game viewing by Jeep and drive 5 hrs to Royal Tiger Resort
Day 14 - Kanha - Game viewing by Jeep and elephant back.
Day 15 - Kanha - Game viewing by Jeep and elephant back.
Day 16 - Kanha / Nagpur - Drive 6 hrs either Fly via Delhi home or Fly to Ahmedabad for Asiatic Lions.
Asiatic Lions Extension
Day 17 - Ahmedabad - Meet and transfer to hotel.
Day 18 - Ahmedabad / Gir - Drive 6 hrs to Gir Safari Lodge.
Day 19 - Gir - Game viewing by Jeep
Day 20 - Gir - Game viewing by Jeep
Day 21 - Gir / Rajkot / Mumbai - Morning - Game viewing and drive 3 hrs for flight to Mumbai. Stay at Taj
Day 22 - Mumbai / Departure and City tour. Fly back home.
SUGGESTED ADAPTATIONS TO THIS TOUR:
* From Bandhavgarh and Kanha - Stay in Luxury Lodges Taj CC Africa in Bandhavgarh & Kanha. For keen wildlife photographers or birders, we can arrange for full time accompanying naturalist and exclusive Jeep for game viewing so that you have flexibility.