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On this exclusive journey, you will visit three of the finest tiger reserves in the country

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The ever elusive and powerful Bengal Tiger has become synonymous with India. However, wildlife in India is hugely varied including leopards, snow leopards, red pandas, sloth bears, one-horned rhinoceros, Asian elephants, Asiatic lions and wild dogs just to name a few, making it one of the top safari destinations in Asia.

On this exclusive Private Jet journey, you will visit three of the finest tiger reserves in the country, each with very unique features and a vastly different habitat. Your journey will begin in the foothills of the Himalaya in Pilibhit, which is one of the most pristine and off-the-beaten-track reserves in the country, seldom visited by foreign travellers.

Accompanied by a renowned conservation biologist, you will have the most extraordinary safari experience here staying in a private mobile tented camp. You will then head to the beautiful sal forests of Kanha, one of the most famous and popular tiger reserves in the country that offer excellent tiger sightings and are the last remaining refuge for the Indian swamp deer.

Finally, you will explore Satpura Tiger Reserve, the only national park in North & Central India where walking safaris are conducted in the park’s core zone. Its stunning terrain is a prime habitat for sloth bears and leopards and offers an incredibly rich nature experience. Again you will have the most exclusive safari here as you spend a night under the stars in a private mobile tented camp.

Highlights

  • Cover the vast distances in India by a private executive jet.
  • Stay in an exclusive mobile tented camp in Pilibhit and explore its pristine forests with an expert conservation biologist.
  • Enjoy exclusive safaris in Kanha National Park and explore nearby tribal villages.
  • Learn about community-led wildlife conservation initiatives in Satpura.
  • Explore Satpura’s core forest on foot and spend a night under the stars at a private mobile tented camp.

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Day 1:    Delhi

Arrive in to Delhi and stay one night at The Imperial New Delhi on Bed and Breakfast Basis.  

This evening, a welcome dinner will be arranged at one of the capital’s best fine-dining restaurants.

Day 2:    Delhi - Pilibhit

Start early with your private jet flight to Bareilly, the closest gateway to Pilibhit Tiger Reserve. You will be met on arrival and driven about 2 hours to your exclusive campsite, located in an isolated mango orchard at the edge of the park. The tents are simple yet very comfortable and tastefully appointed. Spend three nights at Kaafila Camps Pilibhit on Full Board Basis.

Days 3 & 4:          Pilibhit

Over the next two days, with an expert naturalist, you will enjoy a range of jungle activities including private jeep safaris in the tiger reserve, walks around the campsite, sundowner by a forest canal, lunch in a watchtower inside the park and breakfast on the bund of a dam. This region is home to an incredible variety of birds – over 300 species, ungulates, lesser fauna as well as larger fauna like tigers, leopards and bears. Furthermore, the park is home to 6 species of cats, which is very rare in any wilderness area.

Day 5:    Pilibhit – Kanha

This morning you will be driven back to Bareilly from where you will board your private jet for Birwa. You will be met on arrival and driven to Kanha. Depending on the location of your lodge, the drive time will vary between 30 minutes to two hours. The remainder of the day is at leisure to relax at the lodge. Spend 3 nights at Flame of the Forest or Singinawa Jungle Lodge on Full Board Basis.

Days 6 & 7:          Kanha

Spend the next two days exploring all that Kanha has to offer with your expert naturalist. Kanha is considered by many as the Ngorongoro of Asia and is renowned for some of the best tiger sightings in the country. Leopards, wild dogs, gaur and other wildlife including almost 300 species of birds are also present in the reserve ensuring a varied safari experience.

Day 8:    Kanha – Satpura

Today, you will be driven back to Birwa from where you will fly to Bhopal by a private jet. You will be met on arrival and driven about four hours to Satpura Tiger Reserve. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Spend four nights at Reni Pani Jungle Lodge on Full board Basis.

Days 9 & 10:       Satpura

Enjoy early morning and afternoon private jeep safaris in the reserve. Satpura stretches out along the rugged Satpura Mountains and supports an astonishing array of prey species that include gaur, sambar, chital, wild boar, chausingha, nilgai antelope and their predators – tiger, leopard, wild dog, jackal and sloth bear. It is a birder’s paradise and offers a wide range of activities including safaris on foot or by jeep and boat as well as night patrol in the buffer zone to see the nocturnal animals.

Day 11: Satpura

Enjoy another early morning safari in the forest by private jeep. In the afternoon, you will be transferred to an exclusive campsite in the buffer zone where private tents will be pitched for you for the unique “Night under the Canvas” mobile camping experience. Late evening, you can enjoy a walk or go for a night drive in the buffer zone to look for nocturnal animals.

Day 12: Satpura - Delhi

Enjoy a walking safari in the core zone in the morning before making your way back to the lodge. After lunch, you will be transferred back to Bhopal airport, where you will board a private jet to Delhi. You will be met and transferred on arrival to a hotel near the international airport for your last night in India. Stay at the Trident Gurgaon for one night on Bed and Breakfast Basis.

Day 13: Delhi

In line with your flight’s departure time, you will be transferred to the international airport by a private vehicle.

This extraordinary journey starts from US$35,830.00 per person, sharing, based on a minimum group size of four travellers. This is merely a sample itinerary and it is entirely possible to customise it according to your specific requirements and interests. The indicative cost does not include the international flights. 

Jet aircraft images are for illustrative purposes only and are indicative of the types of aircraft used for these journeys which is dependent on the number of travellers in the party.

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