Our India Safaris

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We have two different Tiger safaris available - ten or thirteen days. We visit different wildlife reserves, where you can enjoy some of India’s finest game viewing and wonderful hospitality. This safari starts and ends in New Delhi and as with all our holidays has a main focus on wildlife. But we’ve also included a cultural element with a sightseeing tour in New Delhi and the option of an additional day trip to visit the world famous Taj Mahal.
We have also included internal domestic flights in our price.
On Track Safaris is a member of the TOFT Tigers conservation organisation. Your safari will be helping to fund Tiger Conservation in India

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Thirteen day Tiger safari

Day 1 Delhi
On arrival at Delhi airport (Indria Gandhi International) you will transfer to the Hilton Garden Court Hotel. Located just 30 mins from the airport and a short cab ride away from the major attractions. A great place to acclimatise to the time difference, rest and relax after your international flight.
Day 2 Delhi sightseeing Morning visit to enjoy the sights and sounds of old town, followed by an afternoon trip to experience new Delhi accompanied by a private guide.
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AM sightseeing of Old Delhi includes Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Red Fort and Raj Ghat.
Jama Masjid: This is the largest Mosque in India, built in1658. This highly decorative mosque has three great gates, four towers and two 40 metre high minarets constructed of alternating strips of red sandstone and white marble.
Chandni Chowk: is the bustling oriental bazaar built in 1650.
Red Fort (Exterior): The red sandstone walls of the massive Red Fort stretch some two kilometres and rise to 33 meters above the clamour of Old Delhi.
Raj Ghat: Set in a lovely garden a black marble platform on the banks of the Yamuna River this marks the place where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated after being assassinated in 1948.

PM sightseeing of New Delhi includes the Qutab Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate and a drive past various Government buildings including Parliament House and Rashtrapati Bhawan
Qutab Minar: An excellent example of Afghan architecture, the Qutab Minar is a soaring, 73 metre hand carved “tower of victory”.
Humayun’s Tomb: Built in 1565 AD this striking and beautiful tomb’s design evolved into the Taj Mahal. Notable feature are the centrally located well proportional mausoleum topped by double dome and the garden squares (chaharbagh) with their pathways and water channels.
India Gate: At the eastern end of the Raj Path in New Delhi stands the 42 metre high India Gate. An "arch of triumph” it commemorates the 90,000 Indian soldiers who lost their lives during the World War I and North West Frontier campaigns.

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Day 3 Bandhavgarh National Park
Mid morning flight from Delhi to Jabalpur and car transfer to Monsoon forest Lodge, Bandhavgarh National Park (refer to map at bottom of this page).
Monsoon Forest Lodge has 10 cottages which are inspired by the design of nests, these quaint eco-lodges merge into the beautiful surrounding grasslands.
You can enjoy all the advantages and excitement staying in the forest, along with all the modern amenities, comforts and luxury. Every unit is air-conditioned and has a generous living space inside, with large rope-drawn windows, custom-built furniture and a modern en suite bathroom. The wide verandas are an oasis where you can unwind and enjoy the sights and sounds of the forest in solitude.
The verandahs offer panoramic views of the grassland and are ideal for birdwatchers.
Bandhavgarh National Park is spread at vindhya hills in Madhya Pradesh. Bandhavgarh National Park consists of a core area of 105 sq km and a buffer area of approximately 400 sq km of topography varies between steep ridges, undulating, forest and open meadows. Bandhavgarh National Park is known for the Royal Bengal Tigers. The density of the Tiger population at Bandhavgarh is the highest known in India.
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Day 4 & 5 Bandhavgarh National Park
Enjoy morning and evening game drives within the Tiger reserve. Game drives are the best way to experience wildlife and wild habitats. Safaris are conducted by qualified and experienced naturalists in open 4x4 Gypsy (jeeps). Game drives and all meals included.
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Day 6 Bandhavgarh and Kanha
Your morning game drive is followed by breakfast. Then transfer to Tuli Tiger Resort, Kanha National Park.
Steeped in the natural beauty and housing rare species of flora, fauna and avifauna, Kanha is one of the largest national parks in India. Its core zone covers an area of 940 sq km, while the buffer is spread across 1,000 sq km. The whole area looks like a giant canvas on which nature's hues have been used to create an unusual painting. Your safari is all about spotting Tigers amidst the tall grass or the wetlands, or seeing herds of wild elephants and deer in their natural habitat, or watching a peacock dance in its entire splendor.
Tuli Tiger Resort -Kanha is set on the banks of the Banjar River, and offers a picturesque wildlife location, where you can take in the true jungle ambience created by perfect natural surroundings. There are 26 ornate, air conditioned cottages with twin beds, internal and external sitting areas and soothing interiors that ensure space and privacy. The surrounding is covered with big green buffer zone of 22 acres and home to several species of birds. Watch & feel the wildlife through large windows of your private cottage, traditionally designed with a Canopy roof.
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Day 7 & 8 Kanha National Park
Morning and Evening game drives in the Kanha Tiger Reserve. Game drives and all meals included.
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Day 9 Kanha and Pench National Park
A morning game drive is followed by breakfast. Thereafter transfer by car to Pench Jungle Camp, Pench National Park (approximately 3-4 hrs).
The Pench Jungle Camp, is set within 12 acres of lush foliage, sprawling lawns, and untouched landscape.
Pench National park, nestling in the lower southern reaches of the satpuda hills is named after Pench river, meandering through the park from north to south. Pench National Park, comprising of 758 Sq Kms, out of which a core area of 299 sq km of Indira Priyadarshini Pench National Park and the Mowgli Pench Sanctuary and remaining 464 sq km of pench national park is the buffer area.
The area of the present tiger reserve has a glorious history. A description of its natural wealth and richness occurs in Ain-i-Akbari. Pench Tiger Reserve and its neighbourhood is the original setting of Rudyard Kipling's most famous work, The Jungle Book.

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Day 10 & 11 Pench National Park
Morning and Evening game drives in the Pench Tiger Reserve. Game drives and all meals included.
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Day 12 Pench and Dehli
Morning safari followed by breakfast; then transfer to Nagpur airport (approximately 2 hrs) to fly back to Delhi arriving in the late evening. Transfer to the Novotel Areocity hotel.
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Day 13 Homeward bound
Transfer to Delhi airport for your return flight.

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Notes:

  • Meals on a full board basis with the exception of Dehli hotels, which are bed and breakfast.
  • The best months for this tour are November, February March and April.
  • May is hot, but offers great wildlife sightings.
  • October is available.
  • December and January are traditionally less busy, but tend to be cold in an open jeep in the morning.
  • This safari is not available during the monsoon months July to September.
  • Four star accommodation is detailed in the itinerary above. There is an option to upgrade to five star accommodation for either all or part of your safari at an additional cost of approximately £48/day.
  • On Track Safaris is a member of the TOFT Tigers conservation organisation. Your safari will be helping to fund Tiger Conservation in India

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Ten day Tiger safari

Day 1 Delhi
On arrival at Delhi airport (Indria Gandhi International) you will transfer to the Hilton Garden Court Hotel. Located just 30 mins from the airport and a short cab ride away from the major attractions. A great place to acclimatise to the time difference, rest and relax after your international flight.
Day 2 Delhi sightseeing Morning visit to enjoy the sights and sounds of old town, followed by an afternoon trip to experience new Delhi accompanied by a private guide.
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AM sightseeing of Old Delhi includes Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Red Fort and Raj Ghat.
Jama Masjid: This is the largest Mosque in India, built in1658. This highly decorative mosque has three great gates, four towers and two 40 metre high minarets constructed of alternating strips of red sandstone and white marble.
Chandni Chowk: is the bustling oriental bazaar built in 1650.
Red Fort (Exterior): The red sandstone walls of the massive Red Fort stretch some two kilometres and rise to 33 meters above the clamour of Old Delhi.
Raj Ghat: Set in a lovely garden a black marble platform on the banks of the Yamuna River this marks the place where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated after being assassinated in 1948.

PM sightseeing of New Delhi includes the Qutab Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate and a drive past various Government buildings including Parliament House and Rashtrapati Bhawan
Qutab Minar: An excellent example of Afghan architecture, the Qutab Minar is a soaring, 73 metre hand carved “tower of victory”.
Humayun’s Tomb: Built in 1565 AD this striking and beautiful tomb’s design evolved into the Taj Mahal. Notable feature are the centrally located well proportional mausoleum topped by double dome and the garden squares (chaharbagh) with their pathways and water channels.
India Gate: At the eastern end of the Raj Path in New Delhi stands the 42 metre high India Gate. An "arch of triumph” it commemorates the 90,000 Indian soldiers who lost their lives during the World War I and North West Frontier campaigns.

DELHI
Day 3 Bandhavgarh National Park
Mid morning flight from Delhi to Jabalpur and car transfer to Monsoon forest Lodge, Bandhavgarh National Park (refer to map at the bottom of this page).
Monsoon Forest Lodge has 10 cottages which are inspired by the design of nests, these quaint eco-lodges merge into the beautiful surrounding grasslands.
You can enjoy all the advantages and excitement staying in the forest, along with all the modern amenities, comforts and luxury. Every unit is air-conditioned and has a generous living space inside, with large rope-drawn windows, custom-built furniture and a modern en suite bathroom. The wide verandas are an oasis where you can unwind and enjoy the sights and sounds of the forest in solitude.
The verandahs offer panoramic views of the grassland and are ideal for birdwatchers.
Bandhavgarh National Park is spread at vindhya hills in Madhya Pradesh. Bandhavgarh National Park consists of a core area of 105 sq km and a buffer area of approximately 400 sq km of topography varies between steep ridges, undulating, forest and open meadows. Bandhavgarh National Park is known for the Royal Bengal Tigers. The density of the Tiger population at Bandhavgarh is the highest known in India.
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Day 4 & 5 Bandhavgarh National Park
Enjoy morning and evening game drives within the Tiger reserve. Game drives are the best way to experience wildlife and wild habitats. Safaris are conducted by qualified and experienced naturalists in open 4x4 Gypsy (jeeps).
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Day 6 Bandhavgarh and Kanha
Your morning game drive is followed by breakfast. Then transfer to Tuli Tiger Resort, Kanha National Park.
Steeped in the natural beauty and housing rare species of flora, fauna and avifauna, Kanha is one of the largest national parks in India. Its core zone covers an area of 940 sq km, while the buffer is spread across 1,000 sq km. The whole area looks like a giant canvas on which nature's hues have been used to create an unusual painting. Your safari is all about spotting Tigers amidst the tall grass or the wetlands, or seeing herds of wild elephants and deer in their natural habitat, or watching a peacock dance in its entire splendor.
Tuli Tiger Resort -Kanha is set on the banks of the Banjar River, and offers a picturesque wildlife location, where you can take in the true jungle ambience created by perfect natural surroundings. There are 26 ornate, air conditioned cottages with twin beds, internal and external sitting areas and soothing interiors that ensure space and privacy. The surrounding is covered with big green buffer zone of 22 acres and home to several species of birds. Watch & feel the wildlife through large windows of your private cottage, traditionally designed with a Canopy roof.
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Day 7 & 8 Kanha National Park
Morning and Evening game drives in the Pench Tiger Reserve.
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Day 9 Kanha and Delhi
Morning safari; then transfer to Jabalpur airport (approximately 2 hrs) to fly back to Delhi arriving in the late evening. Transfer to the Novotel Areocity hotel.
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Day 10 Homeward bound
Transfer to Delhi airport for your return flight.
 

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Notes:

  • Meals on a full board basis with the exception of Dehli hotels, which are bed and breakfast.
  • The best months for this tour are November, February March and April.
  • May is hot, but offers great wildlife sightings.
  • October is available.
  • December and January are traditionally less busy, but tend to be cold in an open jeep in the morning.
  • This safari is not available during the monsoon months July to September.
  • Four star accommodation is detailed in the itinerary above. There is an option to upgrade to five star accommodation for either all or part of your safari at an additional cost of approximately £48/day.
  • On Track Safaris is a member of the TOFT Tigers conservation organisation. Your safari will be helping to fund Tiger Conservation in India

TOFT logo