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Kanha Bandhavgarh Tour

Tour Duration 05 Nights / 06 Days
Tour Itinerary Jabalpur - Bandhavgarh (2N)- Kanha (3N)- Jabalpur
Tour Theme Given Tour Package covers two popular Tiger Reserves of Central India. Kanha & Bandhavgarh national parks have good tiger sighting record and offers good wildlife photography.

Day 01: Delhi - (By Flight)-Jabalpur- Bandhavgarh (200km/04:00hrs)
Begin the tour with arrival at Jabalpur airport. On reaching Jabalpur airport, our taxi cab will be waiting for us. It will take us to our resort in Bandhavgarh.
Bandhavgarh National Park is known for tiger density in all over the world. It is located in Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh state in Central India. In Tala range of Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve, tiger density is highest in India. It was the private hunting preserve before 1968 of Royal family of Rewa. Bandhavgarh forest had seen many White Tigers in Bandhavgarh in past like in 1915, 1948, 1951 etc. Fort inside Tiger reserve is another attraction at the height of 811 meters high hillock. It is another important place to visit in Bandhavgarh wildlife safari. Here one can find ancient temples, fort, man-made ponds, statues, caves, scripts and best view for bird photography. Important areas to visit inside Bandhavgarh are: Shesh Shaiya, Chakradhara, Sidhh-baba, Gopalpur pond, Andheyari jheria (Andheyari=dark, Jheriya=cluster of trees), Bandhavgarh Fort, Charger's point, Sita Mandap etc. Sita and Charger were the most photographed & popular tiger couple in the world, lived in Bandhavgarh.
Overnight at wildlife resort in Bandhavgarh National Park.

Day 02: In Bandhavgarh National Park
Take morning & evening game drives of Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve. In between morning & evening park safari, we will take a special safari ride for Bandhavgarh fort. This fort is located in Bandhav hills of Vindha ranges, at the height of 811meters from sea level at the center of Bandhavgarh forest. Fort safari ride offers great sighting of whole Bandhavgarh forest from hill-top along with sighting of deserted historical monuments which includes Bandhavdheesh temple (still active), Bandhavgarh fort, Kabir temple, 12 water sources (ponds), man-made caves, bird watching point, statues of Hindu gods etc. Bird watching from hill top offers great bird photography of flying vultures, Malabar Pied Hornbill, Grey headed Fishing Eagle, Racked Tailed Drango, Asian Paradise Flycatcher etc.
Overnight at wildlife resort in Bandhavgarh National Park.

Day 03: Bandhavgarh to Kanha National Park (260kms/06:00hrs)
Take morning & evening game drives in Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve. During our game drive we will some of the popular areas inside Bandhavgarh forest like Sidh-baba, Sita Mandap, Chakradhara, Badi Gufa, Shesh-shaiya, Gopalpur Pond etc. Chakradhara in Bandhavgarh is generally lies in territory of dominating male of the forest. Sita & Charger (Tiger pair) were the most popular tigers of Bandhavgarh and were main characters documentary on Bandhavgarh Forest. Sita & Charger contributed great in Bandhavgarh Tiger Population.
After lunch, we will drive to Kanha National Park located in south-west of Bandhavgarh in Madhya Pradesh, Central India. Kanha national park have two main entrance gates i.e. Khatia gate and Mukki gate. Khatia gate is 260kms from Bandhavgarh but if our resort will be close to Mukki entrance gate, then distance will be 300kms/07:00hrs. We would likely to reach Kanha National Park close to sun-set. On reaching resort, have dinner and just relax.
Kanha National Park is one of the premier Tiger Reserve of India as well as Asia. It was the first National Park of India after independence and second after formation of Corbett National Park. Its park management & wildlife convservation practices had received overall appreciation. Kanha National Park is among first 9 National Parks, included in Project Tiger at the time of its inception. In 1973, Kanha National Park became Kanha Tiger Reserve. Its total area is 1949 sq. km. with core area of 940 sq.km. Kanha forest offers accommodation to large groups of wild animals that can be seen during park safari. Important wildlife attractions of Kanha are Hard-ground Swamp Deer (Barasingha), Tigers, Leopards, Gaurs (Indian Bison), Wild Dogs (Dholes), Hyena, rarely seen Mouse Deers etc. Their are many places to visit inside Kanha like Ghorella, Bamni Dadar, Bison road, Sonf meadows, Dig-dola, Naag Bahara, Shravan Taal, Shravan Chita, Dashrath Machaan etc. Banjar and Hallon rivers are main source of water for Kanha forest.  Kanha wildlife tour offers complete wildlife watching in one National Park.
Overnight at wildlife resort in Kanha.

Day 04: In Kanha National Park
Do both morning & evening game drives of Kanha Tiger Reserve. For morning safari we will go with picnic breakfast, for safari which will be taken at during halt at Central Point Kanha Village. Here we can visit visitor's museum and small coffee house. During morning safari we may have chance to attend Tiger Show in which we can have chance to see tiger from elephant back, for 5-10mins. Area of Kanha Tiger Reserve is so vast that on each safari we may visit a new area inside Kanha Park. In Kanha Park we can see Indian Gaur and Barasingha, not found in Bandhavgarh forest.
Overnight at wildlife resort in Kanha.

Day 05: In Kanha National Park
We will continue our wildlife expedition in Kanha Park. During game drive, we may encounter more than 200 species of birds in Kanha forest. Bird watching in Kanha India involves sighting of Crested Serpent Eagle, Malabar Pied Hornbill, Indian Roller, Racket tailed Drango, Painted Francolin, Black-headed Oriole, Shikra, Red-headed Vulture, Jungle Babbler, Green Munia, Black-shouldered Kite etc.
Overnight at wildlife resort in Kanha forest.

Day 06: Kanha to Jabalpur (160kms / 03:30hrs)
This will be our last day of tour package. According to our departing flight time, we will decide, whether to undertake morning safari drive or not. If our resort will be close to Mukki entrance gate, then distance will be 200kms/05:00hrs. In addition to Jabalpur, we have option to depart from Nagpur airport or Raipur airport.

TOUR EXTENSIONS
DESTINATION DURATION ATTRACTIONS
Khajuraho 01 Days Best sculpture art in temples. UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Pench National Park 02 Days Popular tiger reserve, land of "The Jungle Book".
Tadoba National Park 02 Days Popular Tiger Reserve with good tiger sighting record.
Satpura National Park 03 Days Popular wildlife destination with lot of activities like boating, jeep safari, elephant safari, walking safari & birding.

Tour Duration 05 Nights / 06 Days
Tour Itinerary Jabalpur - Bandhavgarh (2N)- Kanha (3N)- Jabalpur
Tour Theme Given Tour Package covers two popular Tiger Reserves of Central India. Kanha & Bandhavgarh national parks have good tiger sighting record and offers good wildlife photography.
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