SUPERB SOUTH AFRICA SAFARI
4* HOTEL & LODGE
Home to arguably the world’s richest cultural landscape, India is of course also famous for its rich avifauna and iconic mammalian megafauna, foremost of which is the regal Bengal Tiger. This safari visits two famous tiger reserves: Kanha & Bandhavgarh National Parks, where the BBC recently filmed their dynasty series, as well as the holy city of Varanasi - the centre of Hindu culture. Our focus will be on tigers and Indian wildlife along with colourful people and streets of both Delhi and Varanasi.
Day 1 Arrive in Delhi [24 March]
Day 2, Delhi
Day 3, 4 Varanasi, the Holy City
Day 6 - 9 Bandhavgarh NP
Day 10 - 12 Kanha NP
Day 13 Delhi to depart [08 April]
ON THE MAP
DAY 1 - 3 KRUGER NATIONAL PARK Motswari Private Game Reserve From Johannesburg, a 50 minute flight gets you to Hoedspruit and another 60 minute transfer takes you to the lodge. An African dream beckons – one that is defined by extraordinary scenery, an authentic atmosphere and warm hospitality. Guests arrive as visitors and leave as friends. This is Motswari Private Game Reserve, a family-owned and operated luxury safari lodge. Here, majestic creatures, including the Big Five, offer incredible viewing opportunities as they bask in their natural habitat. Motswari means “to conserve and protect” in Tswana and that is what the reserve aims to do. Motswari Private Game Reserve, located within the Timbavati and Umbabat Private Nature Reserve, stretches out over 150 square kilometres. It has been in existence for over four decades and its friendly staff members are intrinsic to its success. Great emphasis is placed on personal attention, ensuring that each guest instantly feels at home in this stunning setting. The Main Camp includes 15 en-suite Bungalows that are interspersed in proximity to nature. The reserve remains exclusive, hosting a maximum of 30 guests at any given point in time.
Regional flights at current rates
Accommodation on twin sharing full board at hotels mentioned above or in similar category. All hotels cost are based on their base category (standard room) unless otherwise specified with check in time is 1400 hrs and check out time being 1200
Services of Air Conditioned Tempo Traveler for (up to 4 paying pax) and Mini coach (up to 07 paying pax) for all transfers, drives and sightseeing except for transfers between Jabalpur – Bandhavgarh, Bandhavgarh-Kanha, Kanha – Pench, Pench –Nagpur where we will provide Air Conditioned Toyota Innova (max 3 paying pax per vehicle) for smoother and faster driving experience on narrow country side road.
All meals with combination of packed lunch / hot lunches to be served as required depending upon feasibility.
Services of English Speaking resident naturalist services at Bandhavgarh, Kanha National Park.
Jeep Safaris at Bandhavgarh, Kanha National Park inclusive of entry fee to park.
Packaged drinking water will be made available during all transfers, sightseeing and drives. It will also be provided at lodges and during safaris in Bandhavgarh, Kanha National Park.
Assistance at airport station and at all major city hotels at the time of check in/out
Mandatory Government Service Tax.