Summary of

Lion and Tiger tour

Duration: 12 Days/ 11 Nights

Major Attractions: Lion, Royal Bengal Tiger, Leopard safari

Destination Covered: Mumbai, Gir, Mumbai, Kanha, Bandhavgarh, Delhi

Tour Summary

India is renowned for its rich cultural diversity, unique ecosystems, and abundance of wildlife. India is well-known for having the world's largest tiger population and for being the only location where Asiatic Lions can be found. The Lions and Tigers tour is a perfect way to have a close encounter with these jungle kings.

Tigers have long been synonymous with India and have played an important role in the country's culture, whether as an emblem on several flags or as the country's national animal after independence. This tour brings you the best of India's national parks and wildlife sanctuaries, as well as the country's beautiful landscapes and rural heartlands. You will have exclusive jungle safaris at Kanha and Bandhavgarh National Parks which have the highest tiger density in India.  

Asiatic Lions, on the other hand, is a highlight for wildlife enthusiasts since they are extremely endangered and can only be found in the Gir National Park in India. This magnificent creature is enormous and attractive, and tourists to Gir will have a great chance of seeing it. While they remain an endangered species, the number of individuals has risen from 180 in 1974 to 674 when last counted in 2020.

Detailed ltinerary

DAY 1

Fly to Rajkot – Gir

Board a morning flight from Mumbai to Rajkot/Diu. You will be picked up from Rajkot/Gir airport and will be transferred straight to your jungle resort at Gir National Park. Day would be kept at leisure till lunch time and after lunch there awaits a jungle safari for you, in the only home of Asiatic Lion. Evening at leisure.

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DAY 2

Gir

The day would be spent in taking the whole day long jeep safari, with the only break coming at the lunch time. Evening at leisure. During the coffee and the dinner, you can share your day’s experiences with other travelers. It’s a great fun to know who remained the luckiest during the day and how few just missed that particular sighting.

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DAY 3

Gir

Yet another day would be spent in changing your camera rolls, following the pug marks of the lion, guessing where the KING could be at this moment, listening the interesting jungle tales from your naturalist and if lucky, having a moment of the day, by sighting the KING of the Jungle in the wild.

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DAY 4

Diu – Mumbai

At appropriate time you will be transferred to Diu airport to board a direct flight to Mumbai. You will be assisted at Mumbai airport and transfer to your hotel to check in. Remaining time is at your discretion.

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DAY 5

Nagpur – Kanha National Park

Board a morning flight to Nagpur from Mumbai. You will be assisted at Nagpur airport and transfer straight to Kanha which has been described by Rudyard Kipling in his great book "The Jungle Book". On arrival, check in at your wildlife resort. After brief leisure and have lunch proceed for an afternoon jeep safari inside the dense jungle of Kanha. In the evening drive back to your hotel for having dinner and to relax till next morning.

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DAY 6

Kanha National Park

After breakfast proceed for full day game viewing inside the jungle. (Two safaris with lunch break in-between). Stay overnight at your wildlife resort.

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DAY 7

Kanha National Park

Morning and afternoon jeep safaris inside the jungle to get the chance to encounter the king of the jungle in his own kingdom.

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DAY 8

Kanha - Bandhavgarh National Park

Post breakfast checkout and drive straight to Bandhavgarh. On arrival at Bandhavgarh you will be transferred to your wildlife resort to check in. After lunch and a brief nap, take the afternoon jeep safari inside the jungle. In the evening drive back to your hotel for having dinner and to relax till next morning.

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DAY 9

Bandhavgarh National Park

Morning and afternoon jeep safaris inside the jungle to get the chance to encounter the king of the jungle in his own kingdom. During the safari you have an option to enjoy the Tiger Show on elephant backs to closely watch the Royal Indian Tiger in the dense Jungle. Evening enjoy the campfire and dinner at your resort.

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DAY 10

Bandhavgarh National Park

Morning and afternoon jeep safaris inside the jungle to get the chance to encounter the king of the jungle in his own habitat. In the evening drive back to your hotel for having dinner and to relax till next morning.

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DAY 11

Bandhavgarh – Katni

Morning proceed for another jungle safari following a different route to watch the Royal Indian Tiger. After game drive return back to your hotel. After lunch and brief leisure checkout and at appropriate time you will be transferred to Katni railway station to board an overnight train to Delhi.

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DAY 12

Departure

You will be assisted at Delhi railway station and transferred straightway to Delhi airport or the place of your stay in Delhi. The tour ends here.

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