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Private Travel | Wildlife 12 Days & 10 Nights Lead-in price: £3795

Away from India’s better-known wildlife parks are two hidden gems - Satpura and Tadoba-Andhari. Less visited than other parks, both are seeing increased sightings of leopards, tigers and sloth
bears. Satpura is also India’s only park to offer walking safaris.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • 4x4 safaris in search of tigers
  • Walking safari in Satpura
  • Night safari in Pench
  • Visit the 10,000-year-old rock shelters of Bhimbetka
  • Stay in luxury safari tents in Pench
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Superior Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Mumbai


Day 2: Mumbai

Arrive in Mumbai (Bombay) and transfer to The Leela for an overnight stay. (N)

Day 3: Fly to Nagpur • Tadoba-AndhariNational Park

Fly to Nagpur and transfer to Tadoba-Andhari National Park, where an estimated 100 tigers roam. 3 nights at Svasara Jungle Lodge. (B, L, D)

Days 4-5: Tadoba-Andhari National Park

Spend 2 days exploring the park. As well as tigers, the park is also home to hyenas, Indian wild dogs, sloth bears, leopards and nearly 200 different species of birds. (B, L, D)

Day 6: Pench National Park

Travel to Pench for a 2-night stay at Jamtara Wilderness Camp. The reserve has extremely good tiger sighting opportunities and varied fauna with sambar deer, dholes, leopards and nilgai seen regularly. Perennial springs, a meandering seasonal river, open terrain and sweeping teak forests make Pench one of India’s most beautiful national parks. (B, L, D)

Day 7: Pench National Park

Full day exploring the two routes through the national park. Optional night safari in the buffer zone. (B, L, D)

Day 8: Satpura National Park

Transfer to Satpura for 3 nights at Reni Pani Jungle Lodge. Activities offered in Satpura include canoe trips, walking tours and 4×4 safaris. It is India’s only national park to offer walking safaris, camping and trekking trips. (B, L, D)

Days 9-10: Satpura National Park

Explore Satpura by 4×4, on foot and by boat. The park’s limited exposure to humans, combined with the option of walking safaris in the core area, makes for an intimate wilderness experience. (B, L, D)

Day 11: Bhopal

Morning wildlife drive. Travel to Bhopal, visiting the 10,000-year-old rock shelters of Bhimbetka en route. The caves contain what are thought of as south Asia’s richest collection of prehistoric paintings. Overnight at Jehan Numa Palace. (B)

Day 12 Fly home via Mumbai

Transfer to the airport and fly home. (B)

Meal basis:

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information Safaris:

Safaris mentioned are shared excursions.

Superior Tour:

This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.

Single supplement

Available on request.

Tailor-made travel:

For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

Superior private tour accommodation

  • The Leela Mumbai
    The Leela Mumbai

    Set in landscaped gardens, the Leela (previously The Leela Kempinski) is an elegant modern hotel offering a high standard of accommodation. It is conveniently located close to Bombay international airport and offers a variety of dining and leisure facilities making it an ideal place to relax either before or after your international flight.

  • Reni Pani Jungle Lodge
    Reni Pani Jungle Lodge

    On the edge of the Satpura Tiger Reserve, rugged hills, a seasonal stream, patches of agricultural land, teak and reni trees characterise the setting of Reni Pani Jungle Lodge. Owned and managed by members of the erstwhile Bhopal royal family, the lodge, spread among 12 hectares of wilderness, features 12 spacious independent cottages built using materials locally available in the region and tastefully furnished in ethnic style. The cottages, dotted around, are either set along the stream or in the woods across the stream or on the highest point of the rugged hillock and offer spectacular views of either the stream or the forests. Facilities at this lodge include a dining area, bar, outdoor pool and library.

  • Jamtara Wilderness Camp
    Jamtara Wilderness Camp

    On the edge of Pench National Park in India's Madhya Pradesh, the new Jamtara Wilderness Camp features luxury safari tents set in the shade of a beautiful Arjuna copse. The front of each tent can be rolled up to offer unparalleled views from the comfort of your bed, or sleep under the stars snuggled under a quilt on the deck outside. Located on the opposite side of the park to other camps, Jamtara's vehicles have access to a little-used entrance to spot the myriad wild animals including: bison, wild dogs, sambar deer and elusive tigers.Features: 12 luxury tents, dining room<br>Room Amenities: Safe, hot drinks, hairdryer

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Dates & prices


Guideline Prices

Low season from £3795 per person

High season from £3995 per person


Vaccination Travel Policy
All clients must be fully vaccinated before travelling with us on a Cox & Kings (C&K) group tour. This means that a customer must have received their full two doses of the COVID‑19 vaccination at least 14 days before travelling with us. This does not apply to our private tours or tailor-made travel. If you have any questions please call us or visit our FAQs page on our website here

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Guaranteed Departures Where a tour date has ‘yes’ listed, this tour is guaranteed to run.

For all other departure dates, once the minimum number of people booked has been reached, this tour is also guaranteed to run. Our sales consultants will be able to advise how many people are booked for your chosen date at the time of enquiry, giving you the confidence to book safe in the knowledge your tour will go ahead.

Terms & Conditions Guaranteed departures will run except in the circumstances where travel to the destination is advised against by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) or entry restrictions relating to COVID-19 preclude travel.

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

  • • 4- & 5-star accommodation
    • International flights
    • Transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle1-3 people: AC Toyota Crysta4-6 people: AC Tempo Traveller
    • Full board in all national parks
    • 10 included safaris accompanied byexpert naturalists
    • Guided sightseeing & entrance fees
    • Porterage at airports & stations

Destinations on this tour

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