Ultimate Tiger Safari in India from Mumbai

14 Day – Private tour with air-conditioned car and driver
Price guide: £3450
ABTA and ATOL protected holidays

This adventure focuses on India’s exciting wildlife and exploring the amazing national parks in the state of Madhya Pradesh, also known as the ‘Heart of India’. The tiger, is the national animal of India, and the country accounts for about half of the world’s population. To protect the demise of the forests and this majestic creature Project Tiger, a conservation project was launched in 1972.

On this exhilarating tour you will explore four of India’s Tiger Reserves and National Parks including the world famous Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve which has one of the highest tiger densities known in India and is where India’s first white tiger was found. Spotting a tiger is never guaranteed but with various jeep safaris in each of the parks led by expert guides and a wide variety of animal and birds to discover, this tour will provide nature lovers with a unique experience.

Please remember all our private tours are designed to meet your exact requirements, and this tour is just an example to help inspire you. If you would like we can also arrange your flights for a fully ATOL protected holiday. Contact the team for more information on 01792 315499 or email info@aitholidays.com

Highlights of the Ultimate Tiger Safari in India from Mumbai

Jeep Safari, Pench National Park, Pench, Madhya Pradesh
  • Two safari drives into Satpura National Park as well as a waking safari with a naturalist,
  • Four jeep safaris in Bandhavgarh National Park which has the highest density of tigers of any national park
  • Four jeep safari in Kanha National Park
  • Four jeep safaris in Pench National Park
  • Overnight stay in Mumbai
  • Airport meet and greet and departure transfers
  • Mix of excellent accommodation including wonderful quality Safari Lodges

Ultimate Tiger Safari in India from Mumbai Itinerary

Ultimate Tiger Safari in India from Mumbai

Upon arrival at Mumbai International Airport, you will be welcomed by your Authentic India Tours representatives who will transfer you to your hotel for a 1 night stay.

The rest of the day is free to relax and enjoy the wonderful facilities of your luxury hotel or explore the local area.

Accommodation: The Leela, Mumbai

Today you will be transferred to Mumbai Airport to board your flight to Bhopal.

You will be met on arrival at Bhopal Airport by your driver and taken to your lodge hotel bordering Satpura National Park.

The rest of the day is at leisure to enjoy the facilities of the hotel including the eco friendly swimming pool and emerse yourself in the amazing setting overlooking the Denwa River.

Accommodation: Denwa Backwater Escape
Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

If you love nature, today is a special treat with 2 safari drives into Satpura National Park. Your jeep safari will take you through the rugged terrain which consists of fascinating deep valleys, sandstone peaks, narrow gorges, rivulets, waterfalls and thick dense green forest. It is home to a wild variety of wildlife and offers good watching opportunities due to the unique terrain and many water bodies. Your game drives are early in the morning and then again in early evening when temperatures are at their coolest and the animals are most active.

You also have the opportunity to take a waking safari with a naturalist, the only national park where you can do so.

Accommodation: Denwa Backwater Escape, Satpura
Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

The 6 hour drive today takes you to Pench National Park, named after the River Pench which flows through the park. This afternoon you can enjoy a jeep safari through the park and admire its natural beauty just as Rudyard Kipling did when he referenced it in the Jungle Book.

Approximate travel time and distance: 5 – 6 hours, 240 kms
Accommodation: Air Conditioned Cottage, Pench Tree Lodge, Pench
Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Today, early morning and afternoon jeep safaris have been organised.

Pench National Park is home to a wide variety of animals and was established as a tiger reserve in 1992. It is now working under Project Tiger and although the population is stable and daily sightings occur in the large park, the tigers can still be elusive

Accommodation: Air Conditioned Cottage, Pench Tree Lodge, Pench
Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Today, early morning and afternoon jeep safaris have been organised.

The Pench Tree Lodge supports local village life so if you fancy learning more about rural Indian life and local culture you can also take part in a guided tour. Alternatively enjoy a leisurely walk or bicycle ride by yourself to the local villages and maybe come across a weekly haat (bazaar), where you can stock up on indigenous crafts and products of the area. Other activities organised by the hotel are organic garden tours and night trails.

Accommodation: Air Conditioned Cottage, Pench Tree Lodge, Pench
Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

This morning we take the 4 hour drive to Kanha National Park, another park famous for the Royal Bengal Tigers and was one of the first parks to become part of Project Tiger.

Spread over an impressive 940 sq km of lush green meadows and thick sal forests, the park is known for its stringent conservation programmes and is considered to be one of the best managed in Asia.

Approximate travel time and distance: 3 – 4 hours, 170 kms
Accommodation: Deluxe Bungalow, Kanha Earth Lodge, Kanha
Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

You have an opportunity to spot tigers today on one of the two jeep safaris which have been organised. The 4 wheel open jeep safaris are a great way to observe wildlife in the thick & lush green forest of Kanha National Park. The safaris follow fixed timings during early morning and afternoon and typically take 6 passengers including a naturalist and driver.

The large grassy areas of the Kanha National Park provides perfect grazing for deers and antelopes, which are prey for the tigers.

Accommodation: Deluxe Bungalow, Kanha Earth Lodge, Kanha
Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Again today there is another opportunity to spot tigers on one of the two jeep safaris which have been organised.

In between your safaris there are a host of other activities to enjoy including visits to vibrant tribal markets which can be organised on foot, by cycle or with use of the lodges jeep, nature treks, bird watching and cycling expeditions and, with a bit of advance notice, therapeutic craft workshops with local potters and painters.

Accommodation: Deluxe Bungalow, Kanha Earth Lodge, Kanha
Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

After breakfast the drive to Bandhavgarh National Park takes about 6 hours. Later this afternoon you can explore the park on an open jeep safari.

If you’re looking for one of the best places to spot tigers, Bandhavgarh National Park is it. The tiger density here is the highest known in India and if you are a natural in the heat, the dry months of March through to June are particularly good.

Approximate travel time and distance: 5 – 6 hours, 250 kms
Accommodation: Deluxe Cottage, King’s Lodge, Bandhavgarh
Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Today is another opportunity to explore the 448 sq kms of the National Park with an early morning and late afternoon jeep safari. It is predominantly covered with vegetation like Sal, Sali, Dhobin and has vast stretches of grasslands spread over 32 hills.

The lush vegetation facilitates the survival of a large range of animals and birds with more than 22 species of mammals, 250 species of birds and 70 species of butterflies making the Park their home.

Accommodation: Deluxe Cottage, King’s Lodge, Bandhavgarh
Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

You can enjoy your last 2 jeep safaris today with a morning safari normally from 6 am to 10 am and an evening safari from 3 pm to 6 pm.

In between there is plenty to keep you occupied with a range of activities including photographic and cycle trails, walks around the butterfly farm or visit a local village and learn more about the community volunteer programme. Alternatively simply relax and enjoy the lodge’s swimming pool or indulge in a massage at the in house spa.

Accommodation: Deluxe Cottage, King’s Lodge, Bandhavgarh
Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Today it’s time to say good bye to the beautiful Indian wilderness.

After breakfast you will be transferred to Jabalpur Airport for your flight to Mumbai. You will be met on arrival at Mumbai Airport and transferred to your hotel.

Accommodation: The Leela, Mumbai
Meals Included: Breakfast

In plenty of time  you will be transferred to Mumbai Airport to board your return flight to UK.

If you wish you can extend your holiday. Options include a beach extension in Goa, a tour of South India or possibly a couple of days to explore Mumbai.

Meals included: Breakfast

Sights to enjoy on the Ultimate Tiger Safari in India from Mumbai

Satpura National Park, Madhya Pradesh
Satpura National Park, Madhya Pradesh
Satpura National Park, Madhya Pradesh
Jeep Safari, Pench National Park, Pench, Madhya Pradesh
Pench National Park, Pench, Madhya Pradesh
Indian Langur, Pench National Park, Pench, Madhya Pradesh
Bird Watching, Pench National Park, Pench, Madhya Pradesh
Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh
Kanha National Park, Kanha, Madhya Pradesh
Village Market, Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh
Asian Elephant, Bandhavgarh Natonal Park, Bandavgarh
Tiger, Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh
Spotted Owl, Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh

Satpura National Park, Madhya Pradesh

Satpura National Park, Madhya Pradesh

Satpura National Park, Madhya Pradesh

Jeep Safari, Pench National Park, Pench, Madhya Pradesh

Pench National Park, Pench, Madhya Pradesh

Indian Langur, Pench National Park, Pench, Madhya Pradesh

Bird Watching, Pench National Park, Pench, Madhya Pradesh

Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh

Kanha National Park, Kanha, Madhya Pradesh

Village Market, Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh

Asian Elephant, Bandhavgarh Natonal Park, Bandavgarh, Madhya Pradesh

Tiger, Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh

Spotted Owl, Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh

Places on the Ultimate Tiger Safari in India from Mumbai

Pricing & Inclusions

The price guide for this 14 day Ultimate Tiger Safari in India is:

  • £3450 in high season (Valid from 01 Oct till 30 Jun; Except peak dates)

The prices do not include flights.

Authentic India Tours is a member of ABTA and ATOL. All the holidays on this website are ABTA protected. If you would like us to arrange your holiday including flights we will be happy to provide a quote and your holiday will also be ATOL protected.

 This is a private tour and can be tailor-made to meet your exact requirements. Prices will vary depending on the number of people, length of tour, accommodation & season. Reductions are normally available for groups of three or more. Some hotels operate an additional peak pricing rate during busy times which is normally from mid December to mid January.

Please get in touch with your dates and we will be pleased to provide you with your personal itinerary and accurate quote.

Included with this Ultimate Tiger Safari in India are the following:

  • Meet and greet assistance on all arrivals and departures.
  • All internal road travel by a private chauffeur-driven airconditioned large car.
  • All scheduled sightseeing expenses including English-speaking guides and entrance fees at monuments.
  • All shared game drives at national parks as per the itinerary.
  • Economy class flight tickets for Mumbai – Bhopal and Jabalpur – Mumbai travel (Please note the luggage allowance on all domestic flights is only 15 kg per person. You have the option to by extra 5 kg or 10 kg as required).
  • Accommodation for 13 nights on double/twin sharing basis.
  • Meal Plan: Satpura, Pench, Kanha and Bandhavgarh on Full Board; Bed & Breakfast in Mumbai.

The price does not include:

  • International / Domestic flight tickets
  • Travel insurance & Visas
  • Expenses of personal nature like laundry, tips, beverages etc
  • Meals other than mentioned in the above meal plan
  • Camera & video fees at national parks, museums & monuments

The prices mentioned above are per person based on two people sharing a double room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication may be subject to change, based on your date of travel and local market fluctuations. You will be informed of any price differences prior to booking.

For a quote based on your dates of travel, any alternative accommodation or changes to this itinerary, please call us on 01792 315499 or email us at info@aitholidays.com

Please remember all our private tours are designed to meet your exact requirements, and this Tiger Safari Tour is just an example to help inspire you.

For more information please email info@aitholidays.com or call our India specialists on 01792 315499.

ABTA and ATOL Protected Tour Package

Authentic India Tours is a member of ABTA and ATOL. All the holidays on this website are ABTA protected. If you would like us to arrange your holiday including flights we will be happy to provide a quote and your holiday will also be ATOL protected.