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20 Days Tiger direct http://overlandingindia.com/accommodated_browse_tours.php?pid=14&tour=20 Days Tiger direct TRIP FACTS Prices from: On request Accommodation: Luxury and semi luxury hotels/guest houses/jungle resorts. Max. Participants: No limit Min. Participants: 2 No. Of crew: 1 Vehicle type: Adventure maxi-van Duration: Days- 20, Nights- 19 Meals: Breakfast X 19, Lunch X 19, Dinner X 19 Departure: Delhi End: Delhi Departure date: On request (Best time to travel is November to May) Highlights: The Satpura landscape Sloth bears in Satpura Wild dogs in Pench Tigers in Pench, Kanha & Tadoba Barasingha deer in Kanha Birdwatching in Kanha Places to Visit: Delhi Satpura Pench Tadoba Kanha Jabalpur Delhi Itinerary: Day 1: Delhi You will be picked up from the Delhi Airport. Accommodation will be in a comfortable hostel. A short trip meeting at 18:00 hrs. No other activities are planned here. Day 2–6: Satpura National Park On day 2 after breakfast, we will fly to Bhopal. From here we will drive to the Satpura National Park. Accommodation will be in a semi-luxury resort. The landscape here is one of the most beautiful in Central India. It is also arguably the best place in India to see the sloth bear. Wildlife safaris in the national park can get us up close to sloth bears, leopards, gaur, Malabar giant squirrel along with other wildlife. On day 3 and 4 we will do both morning and evening safaris. On day 5 in the morning we will for canoe safari. In the afternoon we will drive to Churna. Churna has a very beautiful rest house from British times which is run by forest department. Its a very basic rest house but experience of being there itself is very different. Overnight stay at rest house. On day 6, we will drive back to our resort. At night we will go for a night safari. Day 7–10: Pench National Park Drive to Pench National Park. Accommodation will be in a comfortable resort. Pench is well known as Rudyard Kiplings inspiration. It is home to a good population of tigers and provides us one of the best opportunities to get upclose to one. It is also home to leopards, wild dogs, gaurs, deer and around 350 species of birds. On days 8, 9 and 10 we have both morning and evening safaris planned here. Day 11–14: Tadoba National Park Drive to Tadoba National Park. Accommodation will be in a comfortable resort. Tadoba arguably has the highest tiger density in the country right now. Out of all the parks that we are visiting, Tadoba has the best tiger sightings. It also has a very good leopard and sloth bear population. The habitat here is mostly dominated by thick bamboo grooves. On days 12,13 and 14 we have both morning and evening safari planned here. Day 15–18 : Kanha National Park Drive to Kanha National Park. Accommodation will be in a comfortable resort. Kanha is one of the most beautiful parks in India. The beauty of the lush green sal forest and open meadows is unmatched. It is also home to a lot of big cats. Both tigers and leopards are in good numbers here. It is also home to an endemic species of deer named the hard ground barasingha. Kanha is a birdwatchers paradise aswell. On days 16, 17 and 18 we have both morning and evening safaris planned here. Day 19–20: Delhi On the 19th day after breakfast we will drive to Jabalpur airport for our flight to Delhi. We have an overnight stay here. Next day after breakfast, we will drop you at the airport where the trip ends. What's included and excluded Meals 3 Meals a day – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation Twin sharing for hotels, hostels, resorts and homestays Single sharing for hotels, hostels, resorts and homestays (only if extra single supplement charge paid) Includes Fully equipped transfer & safari vehicle Accommodation as specified All road tolls and vehicle taxes All ground transportation Domestic flights if required in the itinerary Meals as indicated Services of two crew Excludes Visas International flights Travel insurance Airport transfers Sleeping bag Sleeping mats Optional activities Drinks tips For enquiry - http://overlandingindia.com/accommodated_browse_tours.php?pid=14&tour=20 Days Tiger direct
45 Days south India tour This October our team is going to South India wildlife destination. In this tour we will be covering 17 places. Trip details mentioned below - TRIP FACTS Prices from: Rs. 350000/- per person Hop on hop off price: Rs 9000/- Per day per person. Accommodation: Budget resorts/hotels & bush camps (dome tents)/houseboats. Max. Participants: 8 Min. Participants: 4 No. Of crew: 2 (+1 Local guide for few locations) Vehicle type: Adventure maxi-van Duration: Days- 45, Nights- 44 (Approx.) Meals: Breakfast X 44, Lunch X 44, Dinner X 44 (Please note that we will serve lunch only where we are camping/where no eateries are available) Departure: Bhopal End: Kanyakumari Departure date: 13th Oct 2016 Highlight of the trip - Wildlife safaris in game rich jungles Western Ghat mountains Rainforests Sea beaches Gorges Rivers Lakes Grassland Tigers Elephants King cobra Nilgiri thar Lion tailed macaque Black panthers Migratory birds India's diverse culture South Indian cuisine Tribal life Traditional dance & music Traditional shopping Bustling city life Museums Street food Age old forts & monuments Sea beaches Boat cruise in rivers India's finest tea/coffee/spice estates Temples & colonial era churches Backwaters of Kerela Places to visit - Bhopal (Trip departs) Satpura (Wildlife reserve) Pench (Wildlife reserve) Nagpur (Overnight stay) Melghat (wildlife reserve + tribal life) Ellora (Age old caves + other sites of archaeological importance) Bhigwan wetlands (Bird sanctuary) Tarkarli (Sea beach) Goa(beaches + colonial churches + museums + street culture & food) Agumbe(Rainforests + wildlife reserve) Nagarhole(Wildlife reserve) Bandipur(Wildlife reserve) Munnar(Eravikulam national park + tea plantations) Alleppy(beach town + backwater system) Periyar(Wildlife reserve) Thattekad(bird sanctuary) Trivandrum(City)Kanyakumari(Southernmost tip of India trip ends) Itinerary of the trip - Day 1 – 2: ‘City of lakes – Bhopal’ Pickup from Bhopal airport. Accommodation in comfortable hotel/hostel. Trip meeting on day 1 evening. Included: half day city tour Optional: full day city tour Day 3 – 5: Capt. William Forsyth's - Satpura National park Drive to Satpura. Accommodation in dome tents. Wildlife safaris in the national park looking for sloth bears, leopards, gaur, malabar giant squirrel along with other wildlife. Included: 2 X jungle safaris in open jeeps Optional: Elephant safari, canoeing on Denwa river, walking safari Day 6 – 8: Rudyard Kipling's inspiration – Pench National park Drive to Pench National park. Accommodation in dome tents. Wildlife safaris in the national park looking for tigers, leopards, Indian bison, wild dogs and lot of birds. Village safari in an open jeep. Nature walk along the local river. Picnic lunch on the banks of the river. Included: 2 X jungle safaris in open jeeps Optional: village safaris, nature walk Day 9: City of oranges - Nagpur Drive to Nagpur. Accommodation in comfortable hostel/hotel. Evening street walk in the city. Maharastrian delicacy – Saaoji dinner at night. Day 10 – 12: The unexplored – Melghat tiger reserve Drive to Melghat tiger reserve. Accommodation in dome tents. Jungle safaris looking for tigers, leopards, wild dogs etc. Melghat is not very well explored. There is always a chance of bumping into something totally new and unexpected. Included: 2 X jungle safaris Day 13 – 15: Caves & archaeological site of Ellora Drive to the city of Aurangabad. Accommodation in comfortable hostel/hotel. Ellora is a UNESCO world heritage site with temples and cave systems built between 5th and 10th century. We will spend 2 whole days exploring this history rich place. Included: 2 X full day trips to Ellora Day 16 – 17: Bird watching in Bhigwan Drive to our campsite in Bhigwan. Accommodation in dome tents. Full day trip to the wetlands for bird watching and photography. It is one of the best places to see the flamingos in India along with plethora of other resident and migratory waders. Included: 1 X full day boat/walking safari in the wetlands Day 18 – 20: The tranquil - Tarkarli beach Drive to Tarkarli. Accommodation in a beach resort. Relaxing 2 days on the beach. Superb sea food. Visit to the Sindhudurg fort. Included: half day visit to the Sindhudurg fort Day 21 – 24: Goa Drive to Goa. Accommodation in comfortable hostel. No doubt it is one of the most happening places in India. Right from great beaches, churches, bazaars, night life, great sea food to some wildlife and nature, Goa has it all. Included: 2 X full day tours of Goa and around Day 25 – 27: The rainforests of Agumbe Drive to the village of Agumbe. It is one of the most scenic villages in the whole of Western Ghats. Surrounded by steaming jungles, waterfalls, mountains etc. This will be our best chance to get up close with the king cobra. We will be exploring the forests all around on walking trails. Be prepared for a thrilling rainforest experience. Included: 2 X walking trails, 1 X waterfall visit Day 28 – 30: Nagarhole national park Drive to Nagarhole. Accommodation in dome tents. Wildlife safaris on elephant's back/open jeeps looking for tigers, leopards, elephants, gaur, Malabar squirrels, wild dogs (one of the best places to see large packs of wild dogs) and many more. Included: 2 X open jeep safaris in the park Day 31 – 33: Bandipur national park Drive to Bandipur. Accommodation in dome tents. It is one of the most game rich forests in Southern India. With one of the highest densities of Asiatic elephants, it is one of the best places to see some majestic bulls and herds. The forest also has tigers, leopards and all the other wildlife of the Nilgiris. Included: 2 X jungle safaris Day 34 – 36: The Southern jewel of Munnar Drive to Munnar. Accommodation in dome tents/hostels. Visit to the Eravikulam national park. It is home to the highly endemic Nilgiri Tahr. Munnar also has some of the finest tea estates in India. Included: 1 X full day trip to Eravikulam national park, 1 X full day sight seeing Day 37 – 38: Backwaters of Kerela – Alleppy Drive to Alleppy. There are two ways of exploring Alleppy. The simple way is to stay in the town and go sightseeing in a car. This is included in our tour. The other way is to stay in a houseboat and explore the area on a 2 day cruise. This comes with an extra supplement cost. Our tour leader with take the decision based on a voting conducted on/before the trip. Included – 2 days sightseeing trip in a car Day 39 – 41: Periyar national park Drive to Periyar national park. Accommodation in dome tents. Periyar allows the visitors to explore the wildlife in a unique way – boat cruises on river Periyar. Very often one sees herds of elephants, gaur, deer, wild boar and if lucky even big cats on the banks of the river. Included: 2 X boat cruises, 1 X elephant ride Day 42 – 43: The hornbills camp – Thattekad bird sanctuary Hornbill's camp in Thattekad bird sanctuary is definitely of the highlights of the trip. With enough bird diversity to please the twitchers it is a must go destination. We will be staying in the comfortable hornbill's camp. The camp organises kayaking tours in the Periyar river. Included: 2 X kayak tours in the river Day 44 – 45: Kanyakumari Kanyakumari is the southernmost town on the tip of peninsular India. There are several points of interest that we will be covering on the sightseeing trips. Kanyakumari marks the end of the trip. We will have our final trip meeting and gala dinner here. On day 3&4 we will arrange transfers to the airports of Trivandrum & Kochi. Included: 2 X sightseeing tours in Kanyakumari Includes and excludes Meals 3 Meals a day – Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerAccommodation Single sharing dome tents for camping Twin sharing for hotels, hostels and homestays Single sharing for hotels, hostels and homestays (only if extra single supplement charge paid) Includes Fully equipped safari vehicle Camping and cooking equipment National park entries, forts/monuments/heritage building entries, city tours, adventure activities as mentioned in the itinerary All road tolls and vehicle taxes All ground transportation Meals as indicated Services of two crew + 1 local guide (if applicable) Excludes Visas Flights Travel insurance Airport transfers Sleeping bag Sleeping mats Optional activities Drinks, tips Items of a personal nature Kindly follow the website to see the itinerary, for enquiry you can mail us at www.overlandingindia.com firstname.lastname@example.org 45 Days south India tour - http://overlandingindia.com/camping_browse_tours.php?pid=18&tour=45%20Days%20South%20India%20Tour
15DAYS OVERLANDING TRIP TO BHUTAN CELEBRATING PARO FESTIVAL Prices from: USD 3800 Accommodation:Bush camps (dome tents), Budget resorts/hostels Max. Participants: 7 Min. Participants: 5 No. Of crew: 2 Vehicle type: Adventure maxi-van Duration: Days- 15, Nights- 14 Meals: Breakfast X 15, Lunch X 14, Dinner X 14 Departure:Siliguri to Phuentsholing (India-bhutan border) End:Samdrup Jongkhar(India-Bhutan border) to Guwahati Departure date: 1st April 2015 End date - 15th April 2015 " Interested people can contact us at - email@example.com" ABOUT PARO FESTIVAL - The Paro Tsechu is a Buddhist dance festival and one of the major annual events of Bhutan. The festival holds religious significance and is held to commemorate Guru Rinpoche, who brought tantric Buddhism, also known as Tibetan Buddhism, in Bhutan. The Paro Tsechu festival is a wonderful time to visit Bhutan, experience its ancient culture, and get enthralled in the celebrations. The festival comes alive with vibrant colors, music,dance and drama as people gather to enjoy the masked dances, and other sacred rituals. Day01:1-Apr, 2015 | Wednesday Arrival in Siliguri to Phuentsholing, 4 hrs drives, Permits, Visa, documents for vehicle etc will be prepared today and will carry on the next day as well O/N Hotel Day02: 2-Apr, 2015 | Thursday Phuentsholing to Paro, 6 hrs drive, in the mean time when the permits for guests and vehicle is ready, we will visit Zangtog Pelri Lhakhang and Kharbandi Gompa, Scenic drive with more breaks along, we will pass through, Jumja, Gedu, Chukha, Chimasam, Chapcha, Chuzom before opening up into Paro valley. Overnight Camping Day03: 3-Apr, 2015 | Friday Paro halt, Morning enjoy the most beautiful and crowded Paro Festival and afternoon we will hike to Tiger Nest Temple, museum visit and Kichu Lhakhang, Overnight Camping Day04: 4-Apr, 2015 | Saturday Paro to Thimphu, 1.5 hrs drive, early morning enjoy the last day of the festival at Paro Dzong witnessing the unfurling of the giant wall hanging. Enjoy walk to Tangchongang temple, Chuzom stop, and hotel check in, afternoon, Buddha view point, memorial Chorten, takin reserve, weekend market, Tashichho Dzong. O/N Hotel Day05: 5-Apr, 2015 | Sunday Thimphu to Punakha, 3 hrs drive, Dochula pass walk, Lamperi park visit, more chances of seeing birds, chimi Lhakhang hike, Rinchengang walk meeting locals, kids, and people around. Overnight Camping Day06: 6-Apr, 2015 | Monday Punakha Halt, Punakha Dzong visit, Khamsum Yulay hike, farm house visit or rafting in Punakha. Overnight Camping Day07: 7-Apr, 2015 | Tuesday Punakha to Chendipji, 5 hrs drive, enjoy drive to Phobjilkha, visit Gangtey Gompa, hike around, meet villagers and Pelela pass stop for the photo, enjoy the night with locals at Chenjipji. Overnight Camping Day08: 8-Apr, 2015 | Wednesday Chendipji to Jakar, 5 hrs drive, visit Trongsa Dzong, museum at watch tower, Yotongla pass walk, yatha factory visit, explore the Jakar town. Overnight Camping Day09: 9-Apr, 2015 | Thursday Jakar halt, explore Jakar by walk, visit temples and enjoy more hikes around meeting locals and with picnic lunch. Overnight Camping Day10: 10-Apr, 2015 | Friday Jakar to Ura, 2 hrs drive, enjoy the visit to burning lake and explore more of Ura valley. The most beautiful valley in Bumthang. Overnight Camping Day11: 11-Apr, 2015 | Saturday Ura to Lingmithang, 4-5 hrs drive, enjoy the visit to pass Thumshingla, glance at rhododendron gardens at the pass, decent down to Namning bra- cliff the best water fall and wonderful scenic drive with more changes of seeing birds and wild animals as it falls under reserve forest. Overnight Camping Day12: 12-Apr, 2015 | Sunday Lingmithang to Ranjung, Enjoy bird watching, drive to Kurichu, Mongar and further to ranjung for today’s camp site. 5 hrs drive. Overnight Camping Day13: 13-Apr, 2015 | Monday Rangjung halt, explore the radhi village, walking, talking, visit Ranjung temple. Overnight Camping Day14: 14-Apr, 2015 | Tuesday Ranjung to Samdrup Jongkhar, 7 hrs drive , see of your camping crew and depart for SJ. Visit Trashigang Dzong, Textile center at Khaling and stop at Wangromg, then into the thick forest of Samdru Jongkhar the best n scenic drive. Sometime we get to see great hornbills and rufus hornbills on the way. O/N Hotel Day15: 15-Apr, 2015 | Wednesday Samdrup Jongkhar to Guwahati, 3 hrs drive, Trip ends at Guwahati.
Hello, On 25th January 2015 we are leaving for our 62 days overland trip with our Australian guest. We are very exited for the trip as we are covering 7 states of India out of 29. We will be starting this trip from Delhi and will end in Gangtok. We will be covering Delhi, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya pradesh, Chattisgarh, Orrisa, West Bengal, Sikkim. We are covering most of the wildlife destination of states but apart from it we are going to heritage properties aswell like forts in Rajasthan, Taj mahal of Uttarpradesh, Temples of madhya pradesh, Tribal life of chattisgarh. Below is the trip itinerary - Prices from: USD 6300/- per person Accommodation: Budget resorts/hotels & bush camps (dome tents). Max. Participants: 7 Min. Participants: 5 No. Of crew: 2 (+1 – Local guides for few locations) Vehicle type: Adventure maxi-van Duration: Days- 61, Nights- 60 (Approx.) Meals: Breakfast X 60, Lunch X 60, Dinner X 60 Departure: Delhi End: Gangtok Departure date: 25th January, 2015 Places visited: - Delhi (Trip departs) - Bharatpur (Migratory birds) - Ranthambore (Wildlife reserve + fort) - Jaipur (Forts + palaces + monuments + street culture & food) - Jodhpur (Forts) - Jaisalmer (Desert life + sand dunes + wildlife reserve) - Bera (Wildlife reserve for leopards) - Little Rann of Kutch (Salt marsh + wildlife reserve) - Velavadar (Wildlife reserve) - Ahmedabad (City culture + shopping + food) - Indore (Night halt) - Jabalpur (waterfall + boat cruise + water sports) - Bandhavgarh (Wildlife reserve) - Kanha (Wildlife reserve) - Achanakmar (Wildlife reserve) - Satkosia gorge (Wildlife reserve + tribal life) - Chilika lake (Lagoon + migratory birds) - Bhubaneswar (World heritage site temples) - Tajpur (Sea beach) - Kolkata (Monuments + museums + street culture & food) - Sunderbans (Mangroves + wildlife reserve) - Jaldapara (Wildlife reserve) - Darjeeling (Hill station) - Kalimpong (Hill station) - Gangtok (Trip ends) This 61 days overland trip covers most exciting overland Indian destinations from Delhi to Gangtok and costs just USD 6300/- per person. This is the longest of any trips that we offer. All of Prayaan India Overland’s experience, expertise & knowledge have been combined together to design this itinerary for you. It has a taste of almost everything that this country has to offer. Right from Virgin wilderness, mountains, deserts, grasslands, lagoons, mangroves, rivers, ocean, beaches to cities, villages, forts, monuments, celebrated Indian culture, Indian cuisine and lots more are all there to be experienced. This trip’s difficulty level is medium. It is suitable for friends/family travelling as a group or solo travellers. Highlights: Wildlife safaris in game rich jungles à Thar desert à Himalayan mountains à Mangrove forest à Brackish lagoon à Gorges à Rivers à Lakes à Salt marsh à Grassland à Tigers à Elephants à Leopards à One horned rhinos à Marine life à Migratory birds à India's diverse culture à Indian cuisine à Tribal life à Traditional dance & music à Traditional shopping à Bustling city life à Museums à Street food à Age old forts & monuments à The Taj Mahal à Sea beaches à Boat cruise in rivers à India’s finest tea estates à Toy train in the hills à Adventure sports à Buddhist monasteries à Himalayan hospitality Day 1 - 2: Delhi You will be picked up from the Delhi Airport/railway station. Accommodation will be in a comfortable hostel. A short trip meeting at 18:00 hrs. City tour for visiting forts, palaces and ancient monuments. Red fort, Qutub Minar, Akshardham theme temple, Rashtrapati Bhawan. Connaught Place for shopping. Day 3 – 5: Bharatpur bird sanctuary Drive to Bharatpur. Accommodation in comfortable hostel. Visit to the UNESCO World heritage site bird sanctuary by the name ‘Keoladeo National park’ for migratory birds. A full day excursion to Agra for Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri fort. Day 6 – 8: Ranthambore national park Drive to Ranthambore. Accommodation in dome tents. Jungle safaris in open jeeps for tigers and other wildlife. Visit to the 1000 year old Ranthambore fort. Rajasthani cultural music, dinner with a local family, wildlife art and artists, camel ride (optional) Day 9 – 10: The ‘Pink city’ of Jaipur Drive to Jaipur. Accommodation in comfortable hostel. Visit to the Hawa Mahal, Nahargarh fort and Amer fort. Visit to a traditional village restaurant called Chauki Dhani for authentic Rajasthani meals. Street shopping excursion in the Bazaars. Day 11 – 12: The ‘Sun city/Blue city of Jodhpur’ Drive to Jodhpur. Accommodation in comfortable hostel. Visit to Mehrangarh fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace. Shopping excursion for handicrafts. Day 13 – 15: The ‘Golden city’ of Jaisalmer Drive to Jaisalmer. Accommodation in dome tents set on sand dunes. Desert safari in the Desert national park looking for the endangered ‘Great Indian Bustard’, Indian gazelle etc. Traditional folk dance of the ‘Thar desert’. Visit to the Jaisalmer fort. Day 16 – 17: Leopard country of Bera Drive to Bera. Accommodation in dome tents. Wildlife safaris in the jungles around village Bera looking for leopards and other wildlife. Birding and crocodile tour in the backwaters of Jawai dam. Day 18 – 19: Little Rann of Kutch Leaving the state of Rajasthan and drive to Little Rann of Kutch in the state of Gujarat. Accommodation in traditional Kooba huts of Dasada village. Wildlife safaris in the cast salt pans and marshes of the Little Rann looking for Indian wild ass, desert fox, wolves, gazelles, flamingos, pelicans, raptors and hosts of other migratory and resident birds. Day 20 – 21: Indian savannah of Velavadar National park Drive to Velavadar National park. Accommodation in dome tents. Wildlife safaris/walks in the grassland of Velavadar looking for Blackbucks, Indian wolves, hyenas, raptors and lots of other migratory and resident birds. Day 22 – 24: Ahmedabad Drive to Ahmedabad. Accommodation in comfortable hostel. Visit to the Sabarmati river front, Sabarmati ashram (Mahatma Gandhi’s residence). Shopping excursions for traditional Gujarati hand woven clothes, handicrafts and vegetarian street food. Day 25: Indore Drive to the city of Indore. Overnight stay at a comfortable hostel. No other activities are planned for this place. Day 26 – 27: ‘Marble city’ of Jabalpur Drive to the city of Jabalpur. Accommodation in comfortable hostel. Visit a waterfall on river Narmada, boat cruise in the white marble canyon, water sports at Bargi dam. Shopping excursion for white marble statues, jewellery etc. Day 28 – 29: Land of tigers – Bandhavgarh National park Drive to Bandhavgarh. Accommodation in dome tents. Wildlife safaris in the national park looking for superb tiger sightings along with other wildlife. Visit to a wildlife artist’s studio. Day 30 – 32: Rudyard Kipling’s inspiration – Kanha National park Drive to Kanha National park. Accommodation in dome tents. Wildlife safaris in the national park looking for tigers, leopards, Indian bisons, wild dogs and lot of birds. Village safari in an open jeep. Tribal dance of the Baiga tribe. Nature walk along the local river. Picnic lunch on the banks of the river. Day 33 – 34: Achanakmar tiger reserve Drive to Achanakmar. Accommodation in dome tents/dormitory. Wildlife safaris in the tiger reserve. Nature walks in the buffer area of the reserve. A relaxing spot. Day 35 – 37: Satkosia gorge Drive to the remote gorge formed by the river ‘Mahanadi’ called Satkosia. Accommodation in tents pitched on the sandy banks of the river. Visit to the local forest for birds, mammals, reptile (rare gharial crocs). Interaction with the local tribes. Boating in the river. Day 38 – 39: Chilika Lake and lagoon Drive to the Chilika Lake. Accommodation in comfortable hostel next to the lake. Boat cruise in the lake looking for migratory and resident birds on several islands. Visit to the local fishing and tribal villages. Amazing variety of sea food. A session on the variety of marine and terrestrial life in and around the lagoon. Day 40 – 41: The ‘temple city’ Bhubaneswar Drive to Bhubaneswar. Accommodation in comfortable hostel. Visit to Lingaraj temple, Konark Sun temple, Khandagiri & Udaigiri caves. Excursion to Nandan Kanan zoo, one of the biggest in India. Day 42 – 44: Tajpur beach Drive to Tajpur. Accommodation in a beach resort. Relaxing 2 days on the beach. Superb sea food. Day 45 – 47: City of Kolkata Drive to Kolkata. Accommodation in comfortable hostel. Visit to the Victoria memorial, India’s one of the biggest Natural History Museum, Kolkata museum, Botanical garden. A ferry ride in the river Hoogli. Authentic Bengali food with locals. Visit to some of the India’s biggest fish markets. Amazing variety of seafood and rich Bengali sweets. Day 48 – 50: The land of man-eating tigers in the Mangroves – ‘Sunderbans National park’ Drive to Port Canning. Ferry/boat ride to the remote Bali island in the dense mangrove jungle. Accommodation in a budget resort on the Island which is run and managed by the local community. Wildlife safaris in open boats in the waterways and channels looking for tigers, crocodiles, otters, fishing cats, leopard cats, more than 10 species of mangroves and tons of other life that this unique ecosystem offers. Freshly caught fish/seafood cooked in completely traditional style. Visit to the local fishing village on the island. Day 51 – 53: Jaldapara National park Drive to Jaldapara. Accommodation in dome tents. Wildlife safaris on elephant’s back/open jeeps looking for Indian one horned Rhino, Indian elephants, hog deer and lots of other endemic wildlife. Day 54 – 56: The hills with tea estates – Darjeeling Drive to Darjeeling. Accommodation in dome tents. Visit to the various tea estates of Darjeeling and tea tasting. A ride on the Darjeeling Himalayan railway which has received the UNESCO World Heritage Area status. A visit to the rock garden. Shopping excursion in the bazaars. Option to experience a wide range of adventure sports like white water river rafting, bungee jumping, paragliding etc. Day 57 – 58: The Himalayan ‘town of orchids’ - Kalimpong Drive to Kalimpong. Accommodation in dome tents/hostels. Visit to the flower markets offering hundreds of different flower species specially orchids. Visit to the Buddhist monasteries, Deolo hill for exquisite mountain views, Kalimpong golf course (one of the most beautiful in the world), and cactus nursery for the ‘tequila plant’. Good Chinese food. White water river rafting in the River Teesta is also an option. Day 59 – 61: City of Gangtok Drive to Gangtok. Accommodation in hostels. The scenery from the town all around is amazing with exquisite views of the Himalayas. Visit to the Enchey Buddhist Monastery, Banjhakri waterfall. A ride on the ropeway cable car above the city. Authentic Himalayan food. Treks in the mountains around the city can also be arranged on request. Farewell trip meeting. Drop of at the airport/railway station. Trip ends. Note - Only 2 more seats left now. Kindly contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to know more about the trip or the company. Check our website - www.prayaanindiaoverland.com Pictures are from our last 31 days trip.
Hello All, Its a great feeling to let you all know that we are going for 61 days overland trip for the search of Indian wilderness. This 61 days we will be traveling by road and covering 23 different destinations. We will start our trip from Delhi and then head on to - - Bharatpur (Migratory birds) - Ranthambore (Wildlife reserve + fort) - Jaipur (Forts + palaces + monuments + street culture & food) - Jodhpur (Forts) - Jaisalmer (Desert life + sand dunes + wildlife reserve) - Bera (Wildlife reserve for leopards) - Little Rann of Kutch (Salt marsh + wildlife reserve) - Velavadar (Wildlife reserve) - Ahmedabad (City culture + shopping + food) - Indore (Night halt) - Jabalpur (waterfall + boat cruise + water sports) - Bandhavgarh (Wildlife reserve) - Kanha (Wildlife reserve) - Achanakmar (Wildlife reserve) - Satkosia gorge (Wildlife reserve + tribal life) - Chilika lake (Lagoon + migratory birds) - Bhubaneswar (World heritage site temples) - Tajpur (Sea beach) - Kolkata (Monuments + museums + street culture & food) - Sunderbans (Mangroves + wildlife reserve) - Jaldapara (Wildlife reserve) - Darjeeling (Hill station) - Kalimpong (Hill station) - Gangtok (Trip ends) This is the longest of any trips that we offer. All of Prayaan India Overland’s experience, expertise & knowledge have been combined together to design this itinerary for you. It has a taste of almost everything that this country has to offer. Right from Virgin wilderness, mountains, deserts, grasslands, lagoons, mangroves, rivers, ocean, beaches to cities, villages, forts, monuments, celebrated Indian culture, Indian cuisine and lots more are all there to be experienced. This trip’s difficulty level is medium. It is suitable for friends/family travelling as a group or solo travelers. Total sitting capacity of the our van is 6. 5 have already booked the safari... only one seat left now. If you guys are interested then mail us at email@example.com Depature date - 25th jan 2015
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