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Best Wildlife Tours in India

One of the most diverse countries in the world, in its terrains as well as in its temperate regions resulting in wide variety of abundant flora and fauna giving home to some amazing and exotic animals and birds, it is no wonder that we have so many nature lover and wildlife enthusiasts sauntering over to our parts of the world. To give them the best experience in wildlife exploring, there are some wonderful tours customized for this very need.

 

There is a Ranthambore Wild Safari tour at the National Park near Sawai Madhopore, famous for its rich population of Tigers found in their natural habitat. This is considered as a heritage site and makes for a wonderful trip with family and friends exploring other wildlife and birds in an idyllic setting. There is a night stay in Kabini River Lodge where you can take a wildlife Safari in a vehicle and also take a boat ride to Nagarhole National Park and enjoy the view of the jungle. Take a cruise in the backwaters of Kabini River and enjoy watching the sleepy crocodiles, chirpy birds and thirsty Elephants drinking water by the shore.

 

There is also a Kerala Wildlife tour with or without the houseboats depending on your time and interest and here you are going to cover various places from Kumarakom beach to Allepey, Periyar and Cochin and witness wildlife safari, bird watching, nature tour, trekking through the tea plantations and houseboat cruise through the backwaters and explore Kerala in its most natural state. There is also a Wildlife Safari at Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary in Wayanad which you can cover by Jeep and explore the jungles and its many creatures in their natural habitat.

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    Kerala Wildlife with Houseboats
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    Cochin

    4N/5D : Cochin - Kumarakom - Periyar - Alleppey - Cochin What will you do : Wildlife Safari, Elephant Spotting, Bird Watching, Nature Tour, Houseboat Cruise What will you see : Animals, Birds, Backwaters, Artefacts, Spice Plantations Kerala is home to a diverse environment which lets the traveler experience a wildlife encounter and a pleasant backwater cruise in the same tour. On an engaging tea gardens and backwaters tour, experience the bliss of being cradled by nature. Visit the abounding jungles of Periyar and discover the enthrallment of Kerala’s wildlife. Go boating in a lake nestled amidst rich biodiversity to feel the grandeur of the backwaters. Explore the natural habitats of rare birds with a joyous excursion in a houseboat. 

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    Wildlife Tour in Kerala for 6 days
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    Cochin

    Thattekkad, the pristine ambience of this sanctuary is unlike. Set at the lowest altitude, the evergreen woods comprise of 280 different species. The avian world includes grey hornbill, white bellied tree pie and some water birds. Munnar is a famous hill station, set at the elevation 1500 m. The whole region is surrounded by tea plants. The mountain forests are rich in its flora and fauna. Birds like Nigiri flycatcher, Nikgiri pipit, and these birds are sighted clearly in surrounding areas too. The trip of Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary will take you to the lofty Ghats with Palani hills. The woodlands have dry deciduous to arid flora and fauna. There are n numbers of rare species. Migrant birds are the main attractions here. Neighboring to Anamalai Sanctuary, Parambikulam Sanctuary is set between two ranges of Karimalagopuram (1,440m) and Sholayar. If you pass through the vales, then vales are affected by the south-west monsoon. Better if you traverse during the monsoons. Monsoons are cool. Rich flora and fauna contain semi evergreen woods, which add charm to the whole region of this sanctuary. Trailing through wet forests is an unlike experience. There are plants of teak. The lush green lands and marshes are seen in south zone. IGWLS means Indira Gandhi Wildlife sanctuary is named after Indira Gandhi. The avian life such as great pied hornbill and Malabar grey hornbill. This sanctuary covers an area around 958 km sq. Indira Gandhi Wildlife in India is once known as Anamalai Wildlife Sanctuary.

    d6 Days n5 Nights
    Very Good 4.0

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    Wildlife Safari at Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary in Wayanad
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    Wayanad

    About the activity: The Tholpetty wildlife sanctuary, located in the northern side of Wayanad, beckons you to explore its vast dense regions and engage in a wildlife safari. The wildlife jeep safari at the sanctuary offers splendid opportunities to spot various animal and bird species in their natural habitat. The safari usually lasts between 2-4 hours and takes place twice a day from 7am to 9am and 3pm to 5pm and experienced guides from the forest department will be by your side at all times. The other amazing attractions of the region include a lake, where animals usually come up to quench their thirst during the summer. The prime season for this sanctuary starts from the month of November and extends till the month of May, so book soon to get the best deals!

    h2 Hours
    Very Good 4.0

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    Adventure Jungle Stay in Dandeli
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    Dandeli

    About the Activity:and have a tryst with the fascinating wildlife! Discover and explore the appealing beauty of the nature along with spotting several exotic wildlife species.Among the many activities and things to do at Adventure jungle stay in Dandeli, you can take a nature walk through the evergreen jungles, embark on a wildlife spotting tour or go for a bird watching tour and spot some of the colourful birds. While the main attraction of this Panther Stay at Dandeli experience are the ‘Big Five’: Elephant, Bison, Black Panther, Tiger and Leopard, you can also enjoy several encounters with reptiles, butterflies and insects as well.Dandeli lets you indulge into activities like river rafting, kayaking, rappelling, angling, coracle riding and several others.

    d2 Days n1 Night
    Very Good 4.0
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    Night Stay in Kabini River Lodge
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    About the Activity:Visit this beautiful Kabini River Lodge, located 90 kms from Mysore and is housed amidst the mesmerizing scenery, away from the hustle and bustle of city life built in contemporary architectural style with all the creature comforts to give you real nature experience.Reach the resort and check in at around 12:30 PM and start your day of relaxation. In the afternoon at around 01:30 PM have a sumptuous lunch.At around 03:30 PM, enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and head for a wildlife Safari in vehicle and take a boat ride to Nagarhole National Park with a guide showing and sharing their experiences and information about the jungle and all the animals that live thereReturn from the safari at around 06:30 PM and enjoy refreshments followed by the wildlife movie screening at around 07:45 PM in the Viceroy's building.At around 08:30 PM, sit comfortably around the campfire and have your delicious dinner.Next day, wake up early morning around 05:45 AM and enjoy a cup of hot coffee.After that cruise through the serene backwaters of the River Kabini on a motor boat viewing sleepy crocodiles and chirpy birds, intent on their morning catch. View a variety of wildlife especially elephants coming to the river for bath or a drink.Head back to the lodge, freshen up and enjoy a delicious breakfast at around 10:00 AM.Conclude your unforgettable trip to Kabini at around 11:00 AM.The river lodge consists of 4 Maharaja cottages, 10 cottages, 14 rooms and 6 tents with modern bath facilities and the lodge can accommodate around 68 guests at a time.

    d2 Days n1 Night
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    Stay at Bison River Resort in Dandeli
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    Dandeli

    About the Activity:Jungle based theme package in Bison River Resort in Dandeli for 2 days and 1 night will make your holiday interesting with multiple fun activities.It is an ideal holiday destination in north Karnataka for the avid nature lovers; deciduous forests and a wildlife habitat with rare animals and birds and deep valleys and hilly terrain make the location more scenic.In this package you will get to indulge in amazing Coracle ride, jungle safari, nature walk and bird watching in the vicinity.The package includes food, accommodation and different types of activities.Check-in is at 11:00 AM and check-out is at 12:00 noon the following day.

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    Ranthambore Wildlife Safari

    About the Activity with Details: One of the most renowned national parks in the entire country, Ranthambore National Park is well known for its rich diversity of wildlife. Considered as one of the major wildlife tourist attraction spot, this is one national park that has been known for enticing people from all over the globe. Well known for its rich population of tigers- here is your chance to embark on a delightful wildlife safari that will provide you with best and closest views of the wild animals living peacefully in their natural habitat. The tigers can be easily spotted even during the day time busy at their ordinary quest- hunting and taking proper care of their young ones. Considered as one of the famous heritage site, spend some quality time with your family memebers and friends while watching exotic wildlife, verdant greenery and wide diversity of beautiful known and unknown bird species. Make some wonderful memories while embarking on this thrilling Ranthambore wildlife safari. Meal Types: Vegetarian - All meals Accommodation: Double/Triple sharing in AC Rooms Transportation Types: Pickup and Drop from Sawai Madhopur to Sawai Madhopur by private vehicle Activities: Wildlife safari Difficulty Level: Moderate

    d3 Days n2 Nights
    Very Good 4.0

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    Masinagudi Jeep Safari
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    Masinagudi

    About the Activity:Experience 2 hours of wilderness fun with a jeep safari in Masinagudi; a forest region located at the foothills of the Nilgiris. Organised every early morning and late evening, this jeep safari will take you through amazing forests and lush green thickets that provides refuge for many species of animals. You can opt for an early morning jeep safari starting at around 06:00 AM, 07:00 AM or the late evening rides at 05:00 PM or 07:00 PM. Come face-to-face with the rarely seen wildlife in their most natural form. Spot an elephant herd freely roam in their own natural premise and hidden amongst shrubs could be chitals and wild boars.    

    h2 Hours
    Very Good 4.0

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    Trekking Through Masinagudi
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    Masinagudi

    Masinagudi is home to the Nilgiris, a part of the Western Ghats known for its pristine and enthralling beauty. The surrounding hilly terrain provides for a number of adventurous escapades. On this guided trek of around 4 hours, you’re bound to find exotic and endemic species roaming. This early morning trek begins around 6am from your accommodation and will cover around 7-8km. You could either pack breakfast to have it en route along the banks of River Singara or choose to have upon return. On the trek, surrender yourself to the divine nature abundance in this deciduous forest range. Spot wild animals and rare species of migratory birds such as the Eurasian Blackbird, Collared dove, Sandpiper and Ashy prinia. Duration: 3-4hours Difficulty: Moderate

    h4 Hours
    Very Good 4.0

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    Jeep Safari of Sariska National Park
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    Alwar

    About the Activity:Jeep safari of Sariska national park will take you to deep inside the national park.Explore the national park, its wildlife and habitat of wild animals for three hours.Embark on this safari with your family and friends and make lots of memories. 

    h3 Hours
    Good 3.0

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    37% OFF

    835


    1335

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    Dolphin Spotting Trips At Om Beach,Gokarna
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    Gokarna

    Gokarna, a small temple town located in the Uttar Kannada district of Karnataka, is home to several unspoiled beaches. Situated around 8 kms away from the town is the pristine Om Beach, named so because its shape resembles the Hindu religious symbol. Blessed with tropical weather, the area has plenty of palm trees dotting its coastline. Its azure waters are ideal for an exciting dolphin spotting trip. Organised between 10 am and 3 pm, the guided session lasts between half-hour to an hour depending on the water currents. You will be taken by boat to areas in the ocean which have abundant Humpback dolphin population. Dolphins are said to be wary of noises and strangers in their territory. However, once you manage to spot them flitting in and out of the ocean waters, and click some pictures, the thrill you will experience is unlike any other. Duration: Around 30 minutes to 1 hour

    h1 Hour
    Very Good 4.0

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    13% OFF

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    575

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    Corbett to Kunjkharak Trek in Uttarakhand
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    Nainital

    About the Activity:Start your 3 day 2 night trek by getting picked up in Near Jim Corbett and take a drive to Kunjkharak.This trek starts from the Akashkanda on the foothills of the Himalayas and winds up through dense low altitude jungles and Deodar forests. The remoteness of these places still instills the thrill and adventure of trekking along trails with stunning views.Most of the setting is along the Kosi river which forms the border between India and Nepal.This trek will take you through Akashkanda, Domas village and many more stunning trails passing by rivers and streams.End your trip at Ramnagar station and catch you over night train to Delhi, this trek operates throughout the year.

    d3 Days n2 Nights
    Very Good 4.0

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    7500


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    Pristine South Kerala
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    Kochi

    8N/9D : Kochi-Munnar-Thekkady-Kumarakom-Kovalam-Kanyakumari-Trivandrum What will you do: Sightseeing, Safari, Planation Walks, Backwater Cruise What will you see: Nature, Wildlife, Backwater Canals, Tea Plantations, Spice Plantations With this tour, visit one of the most graceful pieces of earth, Kerala, which is blessed with natural delights. A wonderful landscape interwoven with every possible make-up of nature can put on is here. Smallest of the South Indian states, it is encircled with the Arabian Sea, populated with rich tropical greenery. Over here you will find innumerable rivers and their rivulets, hills and valleys, the world famous backwaters, and warm welcoming people. Visit Kerala, where everything is in aplenty. 

    d9 Days n8 Nights
    Very Good 4.0

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    Chimmony Wildlife Sanctuary
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    Thrissur

    Located in the district of Thrissur, Chimmony wildlife sanctuary has the watershed areas of two rivers. Kunumali and Mupliyam rivers are bounded by hills. It comprises of several kinds of flora and fauna. Chimmony Wildlife in India is set near the Peechi Vazhani wildlife in kerala. There are around 110 different kinds of birds including 22 kinds of migratory birds. The water body of this sanctuary is the abode of 31 various species of local fish. Apart from this many a rare species of endangered orchids and herbs like Mara Manjal (tree turmeric) and analivegam adds to the biodiversity of this sanctuary.

    d2 Days n1 Night
    Good 3.0

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    Wildlife Tour in Kerala for 2 Days
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    Cochin

    Start from Kochi either from hotel or airport. Move towards bird sanctuary of Thattekkad. Located at the lowest altitude, this evergreen forest of Thattakkad sanctuary houses 280 species of colorful birds. It is one of the low altitude evergreen forests. Birdlife includes various birds such as white bellied tree pie, grey hornbill, rufous babbler and several water birds. Apart from this, the wood of this sanctuary is now the agricultural and plantation regions. The areas give some sights of various avian. Thattekad is the most abundant bird habitat of India.

    d2 Days n1 Night
    Good 3.0

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Traveller Tales from India

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Shakti Arora

10 April 2014

Wao it was absolutely brilliant to see those majestic Tiger and charismatic Leopard, this was the first time i saw these animals for the first time. The panoramic views catches our attention , its one of the best holiday destination.

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Rameshwar Bharadwaj

17 March 2016

Chikmagalur is a paradise for nature lovers. This is a place that one can sit back and relax. I wanted to take a relaxing weekend away so chose to stay in the estates. It was a worthy and amazing experience. It was very refreshing and pleasant to stay in an estate instead of normal hotels.

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Madhuri Prajapat

10 April 2016

Coorg is indeed a lovely place and the perfect place to take your spouse and kids. If you are planning a Coorg trip then you should go to this amazing elephant camp for a quick and amazing vacation! There are whole lot of activities and specially elephants. My kids loved it a lot.

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Gandharv Asan

15 October 2015

The term 'Gentle Giant' might have been coined especially for elephants! This was a very offbeat and enchanting experience. Totally loved our stay and activities like jeep safari, bird watching, elephant interaction for best part of the whole trip.

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Anal Pothuvaal

28 April 2015

One hell of a pleasant experience: Staying in jungle, waking up to sound of birds chirping is something that kids these days would have never experienced. When we took this package, the guy-in-charge for this was polite in answering my numerous queries and guaranteed a pleasant stay which was indeed delivered.

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Vidur Namboothiri

16 September 2014

Camping was great, at night it was damn cold, the temperature was too down. first day we stayed in the hotel but the next day we stayed in camps but it was a great fun.We just loved the diversity of the wildlife that has about 50 mammal species, 580 bird species, 25 reptile species and 110 tree species.I was a wao feeling for all of us.

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Esha Khan

17 November 2013

Though it was my solo trip but before returning i made many new friends in the camp.Talking about the park then, let me tell you guys its so decorated with lush greenery and dense forests all over it that expands to more than 500 sq km and falls in the lap Himalaya. Best place for your trekking and holiday adventure.

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Bheeshma Guha

25 May 2015

My money spent on this trip was totally worth it and i strongly recommend this as a holiday point for you.Especially i liked that ride on the houseboat, which is a typical and very famous tourist attraction in Kerala and you gonna love that too.

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Rajan Ahuja

07 February 2015

i wish, i were stayed there a bit more, i never wana return from there, it was a great feeling to be at the highest point of this trek which is Gandala. Everything was looking so small.Overall i loved it

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