India possesses its own Big Five to rival that of Africa. This enthralling journey travels through three of the country's most diverse national parks with opportunities to spot its five large mammals - tigers, lions, leopards, rhinos and elephants.
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Arrive in Mumbai and transfer to the Taj Santa Cruz for an overnight stay. (N)
Fly to Rakjot and travel to Sasan Gir National Park
for a 3-night stay at the Lion Safari Camp. The
national park is Asia's last natural home of the
Asiatic lion. (B, L, D)
Explore Sasan Gir National Park on morning and afternoon 4x4 wildlife safaris. The chances of spotting the Asiatic Lion are very good and the park is also home to a large Leopard population. Spotted gazelles, wild boar, wolves, hyenas and an array of birdlife also reside here. (B, L, D)
Travel to Rajkot and fly to Mumbai for one night at the Taj Santa Cruz. (B)
Fly to Nagpur and travel to Kanha National Park, the inspiration for Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book, for 3 nights at Kipling Camp. Formerly a hunting ground for high-ranking British army officers, Kanha is now a protected area with a wide variety of wildlife. (B, L, D)
Take an early morning and a late afternoon 4x4 safari in search of the elusive tiger. Other wildlife to look out for include the Indian elephant, peacocks, wild boars and barasinghas, also known locally as 'swamp deer'. (B, L, D)
Drive to Nagpur and take an internal flight to Kolkata (Calcutta). Overnight at The Oberoi Grand.
Discover the wildlife of Kaziranga during morning and afternoon vehicle safaris. The park contains about 15 species of India's threatened mammals and harbours the world's largest population of Indian rhinoceros and Indian elephant. Other mammals include tigers and leopards. (B, L, D)
Drive to Guwahati and fly home. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is typically based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
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XBF2018: 12 Nights
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