Big Five Safari Tour of India

Big Five of India Safari Tour

Tigers, Leopards, Elephants, One Horned Rhino & Slot Bears at Bandhavgarh, Kanha & Kaziranga

  • Tour Cost $2750

    Per Person On Twin Sharing

Duration: 11 Nights & 12 Days
Operated in: English
Tour Focus: Big Five Mammals of India - Tigers, Leopards, Elephants, One Horned Rhino & Slot Bears
Age Group: 18 years to 99 years
Best Time to Visit: Oct, Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb Mar, Apr, May

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  • Visit three India national parks for Tiger Safari in India
  • Bandhavgarh and Kanha National Park in central India
  • Kaziranga National Park – Northeast India
  • Local experts cum naturlists on safari drive in 4WD
  • Option for private and shared game drives
  • Private Transfers in comfortable vehicles
  • Accommodation in luxury lodges


Team - Pradeep Pandey

Pradeep Pandey

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  • Big Five of India tour focuses on the most iconic mammals of wildlife. This tour has been designed keeping in mind tigers, leopards, sloth bears, elephants and one hormed rhinos.
  • Tour take you to bandhavgarh and kanha for tigers, leopards, sloth bears and Kaziranga for elephants and one horned rhinos. Out of these big five all are rare to find on a safari. Thopugh as per our local experts sloth bear can be the most difficult.
  • Tour is customisable to add a couple of more National parks by adding in a few more days of travel. Some cultural destinations can also be added at the starting or end on the sample itinerary.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1:


Day 2:

Delhi – Jabalpur – Bandhavgarh

Day 3 – 4:

Bandhavgarh National Park

Day 5:

Bandhavarh – Kanha

Day 6 – 7:

Kanha National Park

Day 8:

Kanha – Nagpur – Kolkata

Day 9:

Kolkata – Jorhat – Kaziranga

Day 10 – 11:

Kaziranga National Park

Day 12:

Kaziranga – Guwahati – Delhi


Holiday Map

Detailed Itinerary

Day by Day

Our staff will meet you at airport and assist with immigration and luggage. Our representative will meet and greet you as you come out of the airport. Further accompany you to the delhi hotel near the airport.

After breakfast, leave early from the delhi hotel to board flight for Jabalpur. At Jabalpur our representative with assist you and provide transfer to Bandhavgarh. Drive for 4 hrs and reach Bandhavgarh Lodge and check in. Evening at leisure at the lodge.

Wake up early morning, proceed for morning safari in Bandhavgarh National Park with local safari expert. Our guides are trained and provide vital information through English as the medium.

Post Lunch, afternoon safari in 4WD jeep. Overnight at safari lodge.

Morning and afternoon jungle safari in Bandhavgarh.

Early morning tea coffee followed by nature walk. Return to room and freshen up, post lunch dribe to Kanha Tiger Reserve, 250 kms 5 hrs.

Evening at leisure at lodge. Overnight at Kanha lodge.

Assemble early morning for tea coffee service at lodge safari departure point. Explore the sal jungle of kanha national park on a 4WD with an English speaking naturalist. Enjoy picnic breakfast in the jungle.

Afternoon jungle safari in Kanha forest.

Morning and afternoon jeep safari with lodge naturalist.

Post an early breakfast, proceed for transfers to Nagpur airport (255 kms 6 hrs)  to board flight for Kolkata. Our assistance will meet you at Kolkata and provide transfers to Kolkata hotel near the airport. Overnight in Kolkata.

After breakfast, transfers to the Kolkata airport will be provided to board flight for Jorhat. Arrive at Jorhat and drive to Kaziranga, 100 kms 2 hrs. Overnight at Lodge.

Early morning safari in Kaziranga National Park with local expert. Optional elephant back safari available for an hour. Afternoon safari with naturalist.

Morning and afternoon jungle safari in Kaziranga.

After breakfast, your transfer to Guwahati will be ready. Drive 220 kms for 4 rs and reach Guhawati, to board flight for Delhi. At delhi airport, assistance to the international terminal will be provided to board flight for futher connections.

  • Accommodation on double sharing basis

  • Breakfast at the Delhi hotels

  • All daily meals at the safari lodges in Bandhavgarh, Kanha & Kaziranga

  • Arrival & departure transfers and inter-city drives in private chauffeur driven AC vehicles

  • Arrival & departure transfers and inter-city drives in private chauffeur driven AC vehicles

  • Game drives by 4WD vehicles on shared / exclusive basis

  • Optional – One elephant safari in Kaziranga

  • Bottled drinking water in the car during road journeys

  • All presently applicable taxes

  • Domestic Airfares

  • International airfares, airport taxes

  • Visa Fee

  • Camera and videography fee at monuments

  • Room service charges (for meals, drinks etc.)

  • Other meals where not mentioned in the program

  • Drinks/beverages where not mentioned

  • All international airport taxes

  • Hotel early check in / Late check out

  • Any activity which has not been highlighted under inclusions

  • Overweight luggage (Free baggage limit for the internal flights is 15 kgs check in baggage per person and 7 kg hand baggage per person)

  • Personal expenses – mineral water, telephone calls, laundry, etc

  • Travel and health insurance

  • Tips & gratuities

  • Supplement costs applicable for travel during peak period like festivals, Christmas / New Year

  • Other services not listed in inclusive column

  • On request – USD per person, based on double occupancy. Prices are subject to change. As itineraries are custom-designed for you, the final price will vary. Tour price is also based on the month of travel.

  • ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS TO PRE BOOK GAME DRIVES IN NATIONAL PARK: Limited numbers of visitors are allowed inside the National Parks. Booking is done on first cum first serve basis. Therefore, we would request you to please send us the following information at the earliest in order to enable us to book game drives or a scanned copy of the relevant pages of the passports.

    • Wednesdays – Bandhavgarh and Kanha National parks are closed for afternoon safari on Wednesdays. We can arrange alternate activities like village visit, nature walk, cycling, visit to weekly tribal market in place of a safari on Wednesday afternoon.

      July to September – National parks closed rainy reason.

      Travel Insurance: Protect your travel booking – We recommend travel protection insurance. Between missed connections, lost or delayed luggage, or medical emergencies, you want some peace of mind that your travel investment is well protected. No matter who you buy from, please consider purchasing a travel protection plan before you travel.

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