Just Tigers Tour: Pench, Kanha and Bandhavgarh National Park

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Just Tigers tour is a 12 Nights and 13 Days tour of 3 National Parks of Madhya Pradesh. The Destinations covered during this tour are 

New Delhi --> Nagpur – Pench – Kanha – Bandhavgarh – Jabalpur --> New Delhi - fly back

Just Tigers Tour Detailed Itinerary

 

Day 1:                           Arrive New Delhi (by flight)

On arrival at New Delhi airport,Guest Posting our representative will transfer you to the hotel and assist you with the check in procedure, handover and explain all travel related documents for your upcoming journey. Overnight stay at the hotel in New Delhi.

  

 

Day 2:                           New Delhi - Nagpur - Pench (flight + 100 kms/2 hrs drive)

Post breakfast, transfer to the domestic airport to board a flight at 0700 hrs which lands in Nagpur at 0840hrs. Meet our representative at the airport and depart for Pench National Park (100 kms / 2-hour drive). On arrival, check into the lodge. After lunch, head out for an afternoon jeep safari to the national park. Dinner, followed by overnight stay at the lodge.

 

 

Day 3:                            In Pench

The day includes Morning and Afternoon Jeep safaris in the National park. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and overnight at the lodge are all included.         

Pench  National park has an area of 758 Sq. kms of this tropical moist deciduous forest weaves into the tropical dry deciduous teak. The area includes several intertwining streams and 'nallahs' most of which depend on rain water. Though, the Pench River dries up in April end, a number of water pools locally known as 'dohs' are seen here which serve as water holes for the wildlife prevalent in the area. The Pench Reservoir at the center of the park is the only major water source during this pinch period. As the Pench consist a high prey concentration along Pench River, tigers usually end up frequenting this belt. Though, Leopards generally operate in the peripheral areas but are occasionally seen in the deep forest also. Jungle cats are common here to.

 

 

Day 4:                             In Pench

Morning and afternoon Jeep safari to the National park. All Meals and overnight at the lodge.

In Pench, Deer species such as Cheetal and Sambar are commonly seen grazing on the open sites along park trails and banks of the river & reservoir. Jackals can be seen scouring for food within the Park. Wild Dogs of packs of 15 and more can be seen near Chhedia, Jamtara, Bodanala and Pyorthadi areas of the Reserve. Big numbers of Gaur can be spotted near streams and bamboo patches commonly in summer months. Sloth bears occupy the rocky areas and also favour mahua and bel dominated forest during the summer. Chinkara though present, van be seen in very small numbers around Turia, Telia and Dudhgaon villages.

  

 

Day 5:                                 Pench – Kanha (210 kms /4-5 hrs drive)

Early Morning Jeep Safari to the national park. Post lunch, depart for Kanha National park (210 kms/ 4-5-hour drive). On arrival, check into the lodge. Proceed for Dinner followed by overnight at the lodge in Kanha.

 

 

Day 6:                                  In Kanha

At 0500hrs with tea, coffee with biscuits, proceed for the morning safari to the National park.

Kanha is original Kipling country of which Rudyard wrote of so vividly in  infamous Jungle Book. As you depart for your morning safari, enjoy packed breakfast from the Lodge, served at a designated spot on the bonnet of the Safari vehicle. Enjoy your breakfast in the midst of wilderness of Kanha.Kanha's sal and bamboo forests, rolling grasslands and meandering streams stretch over 940 sq km in dramatic natural splendor which form the core of the Kanha Tiger Reserve. Created in 1974 under Project Tiger, the park is the only habitat of the Hardground Barasingha (Cervus Duvaceli Branderi) after a succeful conservation project.

Continue your search for the Royal Bengal Tiger and immerse in the fresh, and energizing environment around you. Return from your Safari at around 1130hrs and freshen up, while Lunch is being prepared.

Post Lunch, head out for your afternoon jeep safari in Kanha National Park. Return at 6pm from the safari. Dinner followed by overnight stay at the Lodge.

 

 

Day 7:                                   In Kanha

On waking up, gear up for another day of adventure in the National park. The forests of the Banjar valley and Halon valley, respectively form Kanha's western and eastern halves. By a special declaration in 1955, Kanha National Park came into being. Since then, a string of stringent conservation programs have been launched for the overall protection of the park's fauna and flora. Kanha hosts up to 38 species of mammals. Some of the inhabitants are Gaur, the largest bovine in the world; the sambar which is the largest Indian deer; and the chausingha, the only four-horned antelope on our planet. Other inhabitants include the Nilgai antelope, Sloth Bear, Indian wild dog, and if you’re lucky then possibly a Leopard. Some 300 species of birds inhabit the park including storks, egrets, black ibis, raptors, owls, and nightjars.

Depart for your afternoon jeep safari in Kanha National Park. Return at 6pm from safari. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.

 

 

Day 8:                                    Kanha – Bandhavgarh (by surface 280 kms/6 hrs drive)

Early Morning Jeep Safari in the national park. After Lunch, depart for Bandhavgarh (280kms, 6-hour drive). On arrival, check into the Lodge. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.

 

 

Day 9:                                    In Bandhavgarh

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at the lodge. Morning and afternoon Jeep safari in the national park.

 

Bandhavgarh is well known for its high density of tigers. It is also where the famous White Tigers of Rewa were first discovered. Other wild attractions in the park include Leopards, Blue Bulls, Indian Gaur (Bison) Chausingha (Four Horned Antelopes), Spotted Deers, Sambar Deer, Wild Boar, Sloth Bears Fox, Jackals, Wild Dogs, etc. There are at least 22 mammal species and close to 250 bird species in the Park. The reptile population in the park includes Cobras, Kraits, Vipers, Rat snakes, Pythons, Monitor Lizards and turtles. The two-primate species - the rhesus macaque and the Hanuman langur - inhabit Bandhavgarh. Dinner and overnight at the lodge

 

 

Day 10:                                  In Bandhavgarh

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at the Resort. Morning and afternoon jeep safari to the national park. Overnight stay at the lodge.

 

Bandhavgarh has been referenced almost 2000 years ago, in ancient texts of the Narad-Panch Ratra and the Shiva Purana. The oldest sign of habitation seen here are the caves dug into the sandstone to the north of the fort which include several Brahmi inscriptions dating from the 1st century CE. Various dynasties have ruled the fort, for example, the Maghas from the 1st century CE, the Vakatakas from the 3rd century CE. From then onwards, Bandhavgarh was ruled by a succession of dynasties including the Chandela Kings. After independence from the British Raj, Bandhavgarh remained the private property of the Maharaja until he gave it to the state for the formation of the National Park in 1968. As the park was established, poaching and hunting was brought under control and the population of animals rose dramatically. The Tigers in this case prospered as the 1986 extension provided much needed forest to accommodate them.

 

 

Day 11:                                        In Bandhavgarh

On this day, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at the Resort. Morning and Afternoon Jeep safaris in the national park. Overnight stay at the lodge.

  

 

Day 12:                                          Bandhavgarh – Jabalpur – New Delhi (by road 200 kms / 4 hrs drive)

Morning Jeep Safari in the park. Post lunch, drive to Jabalpur airport (200 kms /4hrs drive) to board a flight to New Delhi at 1630 hrs. Land in New Delhi at 1845 hrs and transfer to your hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel in New Delhi.

 

Day 13:                                           New Delhi Fly back home

After an early breakfast, transfer to the International airport to board a flight back home.

 

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