Covering wildlife of Central India in a single tour
package is a good idea. India Jungle Tours has very meticulously designed
this tour package. Sunderbans, Pench Wildlife Sanctuary, Kanha National
Park, Bandhavgarh National Park and Khajuraho Temple are the major
highlights of this tour package. This tour package is very suitable for
wildlife enthusiasts, students and experts of history and art, including
general tourists. Not limiting itself to wildlife only, the package also
covers the places of common interest, art and sculpture other than wildlife.
Day 01 : Arrive Calcutta
Arrive Calcutta. Meeting & Greeting at Airport and transfer to the
hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 : Calcutta
After breakfast city tour of Kolkata visiting Victoria memorial, St Paulos
Cathedral, Belur Math, Kalighat Temple, Pareshnath Jain Temple, Nakhoda
Mosque, Birla Planetarium, the magnificent Indian Museum. Evening at
leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 : Calcutta - Sunderbans (approx 165 kms. 4 hrs.
Drive to Basanti, for a boat safari in Sunderbans. The safari is conducted
in this sanctuary by boat only and with stop at Watch Tower due to very
dense forest and mangrove. Overnight at Lodge in Sunderbans.
04 : Sunderbans
Boat safari for spotting wildlife and Bengal Tiger.
Day 05 : Sunderbans - Calcutta - Nagpur
After breakfast transfer by boat to Basanti and drive to Calcutta airport
to connect flight to Nagpur On arrival, transfer to the hotel. Overnight at
Day 06 : Nagpur - Pench, (approx 75 km. / 2 hrs. drive)
After breakfast drive to Pench Wldlife sanctuary, now opened to the
tourists. Afternoon jeep safari in the jungle. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07 : Pench
Morning and afternoon jeep/elephant safari (subject to availability) in
Pench Forest. Overnight at hotel.
08 : Pench - Kanha (approx 4 hrs. drive)
Drive to Kanha National Park Afternoon jeep safari. The park is the only
habitat of the rare hardground barasingha (Cervus Duvaceli Branderi).
Kanha's easily spotted species are 3-striped palm squirrel, common langur
monkey, jackal, wild pig, cheetal, barasingha and blackbuck. Less commonly
seen are tiger, Indian hare, dhole or Indian wild dog and gaur. Rarely seen
are Indian fox, sloth bear, striped hyena, jungle cat, leopard, mouse deer,
nilgai (blue bull), rattel and porcupine. Very rarely seen are wolf, Indian
pangolin, the smooth Indian otter and civet. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09 : Kanha
Morning and afternoon jungle safari. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10 : Kanha - Bandhavgarh
(approx 250 Kms. 6 Hrs. drive)
Morning drive to Banhavgarh. On arrival transfer to hotel. Afternoon jungle
safari. Bandhavgarh is a small National Park, compact, yet full of game. The
density of the tiger population at Bandhavgarh is the highest known in
India. This is also White Tiger country, which has been found in the old
state of Rewa for many years. Bandhavgarh is densely populated with other
species: the great gaur (or Indian bison), sambar and barking deer.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 11 : Bandhavgarh
Morning and afternoon jungle safari.
Day 12 : Bandhavgarh - Khajuraho (approx 237 Kms. 6 hrs.
Drive to Khajuraho and on arrival, check-in at the hotel Afternoon visit
10th century Chandela temples. Overnight at hotel.
Day 13 : Khajuraho - Delhi - Onward Destination
Morning is free to relax. Later transfer to the airport to connect flight
to Delhi. On arrival at Delhi transfer to International airport to connect