Epic Rajasthan India tour with tiger safari in Ranthambhore
16 days from £1800*
India wildlife tour with a wonderful 'meander' through the Rajput fortified cities of Udaipur, Jodhpur and Jaisalmer. One of the most scenic routes in India and with your own private guide and vehicle, you have the chance to explore in your own style; whether it be Rajasthan feudal history, tribal villages or wildlife hotspots in this colourful state; which includes migration spots for Demoiselle Cranes or tiger safaris in Ranthambhore tiger sanctuary. Whatever your interests, we will design an Indian wildlife tour which will live long in the memory.
This is a Private Tour
India wildlife tour starts with your arrival in the capital Delhi. You will then connect with a late afternoon flight to Udaipur. Overnight at ‘Jagat Niwas’
Half-day tour of Udaipur with afternoon free for your own activities
Three hour drive to Jodhpur and overnight at ‘Ratan Vilas’
Half-day tour of the ‘Blue City’ and afternoon free
Five hour drive to Jaisalmer and overnight at ‘Fifu Guesthouse’
Morning tour of the fortified city followed by afternoon drive through the Khuri sand dunes, staying to watch the sunset
Day free for your own exploration followed by a transfer to the railway station to connect with the overnight train to Jaipur (1st class AC sleeper)
Early morning arrival and transfer to ‘Alsisar Haveli’. In the afternoon you will be taken for a half-day tour of the ‘Pink City’
Early morning visit to Amber Fort to beat the crowds followed by a 3 hour car transfer to the ‘Ranthambhore Regency’ for your overnight accommodation
Three full days of morning and afternoon jeep safaris (shared), and visit to the fort and temples with your own private guide who we have known since 1997.
Full day of private excursions outside the park, to Kandar Fort and Rameshwaram Ghat, looking for migratpry birds, river dolphins and traditional Rajasthani murals
Morning shared jeep safari and afternoon private jeep safari in the adjoining Sawai Mansingh National Park, returning after dark
Morning express train journey to Delhi where you will overnight at ‘The Manor’
When appropriate you will be transferred to Delhi international airport to connect with your flight home
India wildlife lodges: 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 the cities.
Cost: from £1800 per person based on two sharing (excludes international flights)
Dates: 1st October 2015 to 30th June 2016
Note: for best chance to secure seats in smaller jeeps and better zones at Ranthambhore you should plan to book more than 3 months in advance
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* Based on 2 persons and not including flights