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INDIA’S WILD WEST

DURATION : 9 Nights / 10 Days

DESTINATIONS : Mumbai - Tadoba - Pench - Mumbai

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As it begins from Mumbai earlier it was known as Bombay and is the largest and most populous city in India. Mumbai is the most modern city and home to Bollywood (Indian Film Industry). Visit Mani Bhawan from here Gandhi had initiated many freedom movements and there is a museum and library. Then visit Prince of Wales museum now known as The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Gateway of India, also visit the famous Elephanta Caves situated in the Elephanta Island. A drive on the famous Marine Drive which is six-lane road along the coast would be enjoyable.

Take a flight from Mumbai to Nagpur and then drive towards Tadoba National Park which is the oldest and the largest National Park. The park lies in the Chandrapur district of Indian state Maharashtra and here you will enjoy morning and evening game drives in the park to explore the flora and fauna.

Pench National Park is located in southern tip of the Satpura Ranges of Central India. The name of the park derives from Pench River which divides the park into two forms of lifeline of the park. The best way to explore the flora and fauna of the park is through morning and evening game drives which you will be doing.

Fly back to Mumbai from Nagpur and do some shopping in Mumbai at the end.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • The magnificent wild landscape at Pench National Park
  • The hustle and bustle of Mumbai city
  • Tiger-spotting at Pench and Tadoba national parks
  • The amazing ancient Elephanta caves at Mumbai
  • Mumbai sightseeing, including India’s distinguishing landmark, Gateway of India
  • Flexible tailor-made booking options

Short Description

Explore two varied faces of the country on this relaxed ten day tour. From the bustling city of Mumbai, the commercial capital of India and home to Bollywood, travel into the dense forests of Maharashtra in western India. Enjoy eight safaris across two national parks which are home to the Indian bison, the leopard, the elusive tiger and to a vast variety of birds and other wildlife.

Detailed Itinerary

 
Day 1: Arrival - Mumbai

Arrive Mumbai and transfer to hotel; rest of the day is free

Arrive at the international airport of Mumbai. After a traditional 'Swagat' (Welcome) our representative would assist you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel for check-in. Rest of the day is free to relax.
Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 2: Mumbai Sightseeing

Mumbai Sightseeing, evening free to explore

This morning we will explore Mumbai visiting Mani Bhawan; Gandhi initiated the Non-Cooperation, Satyagraha, Swadeshi, Khadi and Khilafat movements here. Later we visit Prince of Wales also known as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, is one of the premier art and history museums in India. We also visit Gateway of India, Mumbai's most famous monument. Then visit Elephanta Caves nestle in the Elephanta Island, the island is named after a large elephant found in the island, it is also known as Gharapuri. The island can be reached by a ferry from the Gateway of India (the cave remains closed on Monday). Later we will experience a drive on famous road named as Marine drive.
Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 3: Mumbai - Tadoba

Fly to Nagpur, arrive Nagpur airport and drive to Tadoba National Park

Morning after breakfast we will be transferred to Mumbai airport to catch the flight to Nagpur, upon arrival we drive by surface from Nagpur to Tadoba National Park (Distance: 160km appx). Tadoba Tiger Reserve is a Tiger reserves in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra state in Central India. It is Maharashtra's oldest and largest National Park. It is one of India's 41 "Project Tiger" - Tiger reserves. Note: The Park remains closed on every Tuesday for Safari.
Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 4: Tadoba

Morning and evening game drives

This day we will take 2 game drives into the park, trying to find elusive tiger. We wake up early morning and leave for our 1st safari into the National Park. Track the tigers and other wildlife through the morning. Return to the hotel for breakfast after finishing the safari and relax. We have a break during the heat of the day before our second drive in the afternoon.
Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 5: TADOBA

Morning and evening game drives

Today, we will again take 2 game drives into the park, in search of the elusive tiger and to explore more wild life.
Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 6: TADOBA - PENCH

Drive to Pench national park, reach in the afternoon and evening free

Morning after breakfast we drive from Tadoba National Park to Pench National Park (Distance: 270Km appx). The name originated from the Pench River that flows through the National park. Tiger is the main cat species of the park present in good numbers but sighted infrequently. Commonly seen wildlife is chital, sambhar, nilgai, wild boar, and jackal. Other wild animals found are leopard, sloth bear, wild dog, porcupine, jungle cat, fox, striped hyena, gaur, chowsingha and barking deer. There are more than 170 species of birds including several migratory ones. Some of them are peafowl, junglefowl, crow pheasant, crimson-breasted barbet, red-vented bulbul, racket-tailed drongo, magpie robin, lesser whistling teal, pintail, shoveler, egret and herons. Arrive & Check-in at hotel. Evening is free to explore on your own. Note: The Park remains closed for Afternoon safari on every Wednesday. 
Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 7: PENCH

Morning and evening game drives

We will take 2 game drives into the park, trying to find elusive tiger. We wake up early morning and leave for our 1st safari into the National Park. Track the tigers and other wildlife through the morning. Return to the hotel for breakfast after finishing the safari and relax. We have a break during the heat of the day before our second drive in the afternoon.
Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 8: PENCH

Morning and evening game drives

Today, we will again take 2 game drives into the park, in search of the elusive tiger and to explore more wild life.
Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 9: PENCH - NAGPUR - MUMBAI

Drive to Nagpur airport and Fly to Mumbai

Morning transfer to Nagpur airport to catch the flight to Mumbai, reach and transfer to hotel and time free to relax or do some shopping.
​Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 10: MUMBAI - DEPARTURE

Departure transfer to Mumbai International Airport

Today, you will be transferred to the airport to board the flight for your onward destination.

Inclusions / Exclusions

The price Includes:   

  1. Accommodation Double Room  Hotels Chosen by Guest (As Per Availability)
  2. Daily Breakfast At The Hotel
  3. Transportation In An Air –Conditioned Vehicle With Driver
  4. Assistance Of Our Local Offices During Arrival & Departure
  5. 01 Mineral Water Bottle Per Person per Day.
  6. Monks & Monkeys Surprise Departure Gift.
  7. All Applicable Taxes Like Fuel Charge, Parking Charge & Tall Taxes
  8. All Government Taxes (Till Date)


The Price Excludes:

  1. Domestic Flights & Airport Departure Tax From India (This Is Generally Included In Your Ticket)
  2. Visa Fees For India: Compulsory ; To Be Obtained From The Indian Consulate Of Your Country Of Residence ; Passport Valid 6 Months After Return Date)
  3. Any Meals Except Mentioned In The Column Prices Includes.
  4. Any Expenses Of Personal Nature Such As Tips Beverages, Laundry, Telephone Calls, Photography, Entrances And Video Fees, Etc.
  5. Any New Taxes / Fees Imposed By The Government

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