COMPLETE INDIA WILDLIFE QUEST
COMPLETE INDIA WILDLIFE QUEST
MUMBAI – GIR – RAJKOT – KOLKATA – GUWAHATI
15 DAYS WEDNESDAY, YEAR ROUND

We invite you to travel across forests and landscapes to view 4 of India’s Big 5. The Asiatic Lion, the Tiger, the Wild Elephant and the One-horned Rhino in three different national parks.
Go first to Gir, then to Pench, and then to the Kaziranga – three heavenly places where wilderness rules; get away from it all to be one with nature. You can truly complete the wildlife experience by adding a journey to Ladakh to search for snow leopards.

Tour Highlights

• JEEP SAFARI AT GIR NATIONAL PARK TO VIEW THE ASIATIC LION
• PENCH NATIONAL PARK JEEP SAFARIS TO VIEW TIGERS
• BIRD WATCH AT PENCH NATIONAL PARK
• ELEPHANT SAFARI AT KAZIRANGA NATIONAL PARK
• JEEP SAFARI AT KAZIRANGA NATIONAL PARK TO VIEW ONE-HORNED RHINO

Tour Information
  • Where
    :

    INDIA

  • When
    :

    WEDNESDAY, YEAR ROUND

  • What
    :

    NATURE AND WILDLIFE, NATURE, WILDLIFE

INDIA’S “BIG FIVE”

TIGER
Once in grave danger of extinction, India’s wild tiger population has begun to rebound due to public environmental education, better policing of national parks, and an increase in tourist dollars. If you are lucky, tigers can be spotted in national parks across the country, though sighting is dependent on season and good, old-fashioned luck.
ASIATIC LION
The Asiatic lion (a subspecies distinct from the African lion) can be found in only one Indian state, Gujarat. The population is estimated at just over 500 individuals in the wild, making this a rare and exciting sighting.
INDIAN LEOPARD
Though this species is widespread throughout India, they are so elusive and shy that they can be difficult to spot. Leopards can be seen with luck in national parks throughout the country, especially where night safaris are possible.
GREATER ONE-HORNED RHINO
According to the WWF, Indian rhino populations have rebounded from about 600 in 1975 to over 3,500 today. This species can only be found along a swath of northern India, and is the second-largest rhinoceros living today.
INDIAN ELEPHANT
Though very common in captivity, the Indian elephant is both difficult and rewarding to spot in the wild. Listed as endangered by the IUCN, they are present in highly localized and fragmented areas. Seeing an elephant within a dense forest is an experience of a lifetime!

Itinerary

Welcome at Mumbai and transfer to hotel. Rest of day at leisure.

Today, we’ll be transferred to the airport for our flight to Rajkot from where we’ll drive to our Safari Camp at Gir. Rest of day at leisure at your safari camp in Gir.

Enjoy jeep safaris early in the morning and in the afternoon to view the rare Asiatic lion at peace in its habitat. Enjoy sumptuous meals in your safari camp where you’ll stay overnight.

Wake up to the sweet sound of bird call at your safari camp. Early morning and afternoon safaris to the Gir National Park. Apart from the Asiatic lions, you can view the Chinkara, wild boar, striped hyena and black buck among others.

After breakfast transfer to Rajkot airport to connect flight for Nagpur via Mumbai. Welcome at Nagpur airport and transfer to Pench National Park. Check in to hotel and spend rest of day at leisure.

Early morning and afternoon safaris scheduled for today. Watch carefully to spot the elusive tiger, a pride of this tiger reserve. Pench is also famous for its bird population, especially rare finds like the crested honey buzzard and the paradise fly catcher.

Early morning jeep safari to the national park to view wild life. Apart from the tiger, the Pench National Park has Indian Bison, Wild dogs, wild pigs and Nilghais. After lunch, proceed to Nagpur Airport for flight to Kolkata. Welcome at Kolkata airport, transfer to hotel and rest of day at leisure.

Today, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Guwahati where you will be received and transferred to your hotel at Kaziranga National Park. Rest of day at leisure to enjoy the natural surroundings and listen to bird call from the comfort of your lodge.

Wake up early to enjoy an elephant ride through the national park – the best way to spot the one horned rhino, wild elephant, swamp deer and samba. After breakfast, get back to the park in a jeep safari. Apart from the one-horned rhino which is Kaziranga’s pride, the Bengal Tiger, water buffalos and river dolphins are a part of the scene here; so, keep a look out. In afternoon, proceed on another trail through grasslands to view another landscape of this diverse park.

Early morning and afternoon Jeep Safaris through the Kaziranga National Park again to view the wildlife of this region to your heart’ content. Let your camera capture the wilderness found in various parts of the park.

After breakfast, proceed to Guwahati airport for your flight to Mumbai or Kolkata.

Pricing and Inclusions
Pricing and inclusions
    2018 FROMTWINSINGLE
    OCT – JUN$3,993$4,083

    *Discounts apply for 3 or more passengers.

    INCLUSIONS

    • Arrival and departure transfers with English speaking driver in each location.
    • All land transportation, from your arrival on day one through to departure on the final day.
    • Good quality, well located accommodation, with private facilities and breakfast daily.
    • Other meals are listed in each itinerary.
    • Private sightseeing tours (except Wellness, Rail and Oberoi cruise), with your own English speaking guide.
    • Porterage for 1 bag per person.
    • Prepayable entrance fees. Some National Parks are pay as you go. We’ll let you know if this applies to you.
    • Camera charges may be extra
    • 24 hour assistance by our trusted partners in each location.
    • Prices are ‘from’ prices and are subject to availability and seasonal price changes.
    • Prices are correct as at 19Mar18 and valid to end 2018.
    • Flights are NOT included. Some internal flights can often be included with your International ticket to save you money. We will discuss flights with you and advise the best options.
    • See full terms and conditions.

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