India wildlife tour with bespoke tiger safari in Ranthambhore
7 days from £910* 3 reviews
India wildlife tour to Ranthambhore: It seems so long ago now; a cold February morning in 1997 when I stepped off the train at Sawai Madhopur ready to offer my services as a biologist to the park authorities at Ranthambhore National Park. Naive and passionate in equal measure, I was soon throwing myself into a whole range of activities, including meeting the park director, trying to organise anti-poaching patrols, and visiting various NGO projects all around Ranthambhore. However, the real magic was happening inside the park and although my backpacker budget did not allow many safaris in the park, I was privileged to see a tigress on my very first drive; by a little chatri, near the legendary Padam Talao Lake. Only 1 month before I had been watching a wildlife documentary by the wonderful (if slightly grumpy) Valmik Thapar about Ranthambhore, which convinced me to change my airline ticket and travel to this beautiful park - the rest, as they say is history. Wildlife Trails is incredibly proud of what we have achieved at Ranthambhore, with our village projects that proved tourism can be beneficial to the local villagers. We are also proud that we have shown every Wildlife Trails client who came to Ranthambhore with us the full spectrum of its beauty. We get under the skin of a National Park like no other company, by working with local guides who have a genuine love for wildlife and their local communities. Join us on a bespoke tiger safari in Ranthambhore and see this park in a different light on your India wildlife tour.
This is a Private Tour
Arrive in Delhi and take the day train to Ranthambhore. Overnight at the ‘Ranthambhore Regency’
Three full days of morning and afternoon jeep safaris and a chance to visit the 10th century fort
A day of private excursions eg looking for Blackbuck Antelope, riverside birding, local villages, sunset viewpoints
Morning jeep safari followed by afternoon train to Delhi. Overnight mid-range hotel or guesthouse
Private transfer to Delhi international airport and connect with your flight home
Accommodation: a private tour throughout, good quality tried and tested lodges, with upgrade options on request. All meals included at the Wildlife Lodges, breakfast only in Delhi.
Cost: from £910 per person based on two sharing OR £780 per person based on four travelling (sharing 2 double rooms) (excludes international flights)
Dates: 1st October 2016 to 30th June 2017
Note: for best chance to secure seats in smaller jeeps and better zones you should plan to book more than 3 months in advance
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* Based on 2 persons and not including flights