Away from India's better known wildlife parks are two hidden gems - Satpura and Tadoba-Andhari national parks. Less visited than other parks, both are seeing increased sightings of leopards, tigers and sloth bears. Satpura, uniquely, is India's only wildlife park to offer walking safaris.
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Arrive in Mumbai (Bombay) and transfer to the Leela for an overnight stay. (N)
Fly to Nagpur and transfer to Tadoba-Andhari National Park where an estimated 100 tigers roam the park. The park is characterised by a hilly terrain with dense dry deciduous forests, beautiful meadows, deep valleys and lakes. Spend 3 nights at Svasara Jungle Lodge. (B, L, D)
Explore the park by 4x4 jeeps. Tadoba offers a realistic chance of good tiger sightings and you may also spot hyenas, Indian wild dogs, sloth bears and leopards. Nearly 200 different species of birds and more than 70 species of butterflies also inhabit in Tadoba. (B, L, D)
Travel to Pench for a 2-night stay at Taj Baghvan.
The reserve has extremely good tiger sighting
opportunities and a varied fauna with sambar deer,
dholes, leopards and nilgai regularly seen. (B, L, D)
Enjoy morning and afternoon wildlife drives in search of Shere Khan as immortalised in Kipling's Jungle Book. The rich biodiversity of the park will be explained to you by a trained naturalist. Optional night safari in the buffer zone. (B, L, D)
Transfer to Satpura for 3 nights at Reni Pani Jungle
Lodge. Activities offered in Satpura include canoe
trips, walking tours and elephant safaris. It is India’s
only national park to offer walking safaris, camping
and trekking trips. (B, L, D)
Explore Satpura by jeep, on foot and by boat. The most common way of seeing the park is via a jeep safari where you will be escorted by highly trained naturalists in pursuit of tigers, sloth bears, leopards and many more species that live within the park. (B, L, D)
Take a morning wildlife drive before travelling to Bhopal. En-route you will get to visit the 10,000-year-old rock shelters of Bhimbetka, believed to contain South Asia's richest collection of prehistoric paintings. Overnight at Jehan Numa Palace. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
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