Satpura - Kanha Bandhavgarh
9 Nights / 10 Days

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Rates Valid from 15th Oct 2014 - 30th June 2015

Satpura - Kanha Bandhavgarh 9 Nights / 10 Days

This program takes you to two of the best parks for Tiger viewing Bandhavgarh & Kanha. Bandhavgarh offers one of the highest densities of tigers in the world. Kanha is famous not only for tigers but also for its amazing Sal forest, teeming grasslands and the Swamp Deer. Satpura gets in an array of activities including boat safari, elephant safari and walking inside the tiger reserve.

Denwa Backwater Escape and Satpura National Park

Denwa Backwater Escape is located overlooking the mesmerizing backwaters of a dam built on Denwa River in Satpura National Park, the area is popularly known as Madhai. It is built on 10 acres of forested land along the river and across the river lies the national park which is approached by a boat and then by jeeps to go deeper into forest. The lodge offers stunning views of the Denwa River, grasslands across and rolling Pachmari hills. Satpura National Park is spread over 1427 sq km and was formed in 1981 after joining Satpura, Pachmari and Bori sanctuaries and is a unique habitat from about 200 feet to 4000 feet. The terrain of the national park is extremely rugged and consists of fascinating deep valleys, sandstone peaks, narrow gorges, rivulets, waterfalls, thickly dense green forest of Sal and other medicinal herbs, it also has large tracts of Teak forests. Being a part of unique eco-system, Satpura National Park is very rich in bio-diversity. Its fauna comprises Spotted Deer, Indian Bison(Gaur), Tigers, Leopards, Wild Boar, Wild Dog (locally called Dholes), Sloth bear, Black buck (unique attraction), Porcupine, Sambhar, Four Horned antelopes (Chowsingha), Otters, Marsh Crocodile, Malabar Squirrels, Langurs, Indian Giant squirrel. It offers good birding opportunity due to its unique terrain and many water bodies including the Tawa reservoir.

Kanha Earth Lodge and Kanha Tiger Reserve

Kanha Earth Lodge is spread in a forested area of 16 acres adjoining the buffer zone of Kanha in a small tribal hamlet. The lodge architecture has been inspired by the Gond tribal villages situated on the fringes of Kanha. The lodge has been built with high standards towards eco sensitivity, local village cooperation and a great wilderness experience.

As a conscious decision the lodge is situated remotely, away from the tourism hub, yet close enough for an easy access to the park.

Kanha Tiger Reserve's spectacular Sal and Bamboo forest, rolling grasslands and meandering streams stretch over 1945 sq. km. in the heart of central highlands. This is the original Kipling country so fondly written about in his Jungle Book. The park is the only home to the rare hard ground Barasingha found in its large grasslands. Kanha is also home to Tiger, Leopard, Sloth Bear, deer, ungulates, lesser cats and over 250 bird species.

Tree House Hideway

In the 21 acres area of land lies an option of experiencing the snug life inside the rooms or venture out in the tiger-infested wild. The property has its resident species of birds, reptiles and animals residing around the forest trees and over time the area has now become a small secure park for them. You can spend your time unseen and undisturbed in the intimacy of your room or choose to go looking for wild animals & birds in Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve. All Tree houses have been made by local staff using regularized wood. Local craft knowledge and traditional expertise has been used at all quarters to ensure that the Tree Houses blend harmoniously with nature. Dining hall is built around a century old Mahua tree, in two levels. The ground level serves as a cozy dining hall and the upper floor as a bar cum lounge known as ‘The Watering Hole’. Dining hall offers Indian, Continental and Barbeque meals personalized to requirements of the guests.

Satpura - Kanha Bandhavgarh 9 Nights / 10 Days

Day 01: Satpura National Park

Arrive Satpura Tiger Reserve for lunch.
Evening boat safari on River Denwa.
Overnight at Denwa Backwater Escape.

Day 02: Satpura National Park

Morning and evening Jeep Safari in Satpura Tiger Reserve.
Overnight at Denwa Backwater Escape.

Day 03: Satpura National Park   
Overnight at Denwa Backwater Escape.Day 04: Satpura - Kanha

Post breakfast drive 8 hours to Kanha Tiger Reserve. 
Packed lunch will be provided for the journey from the lodge.
Overnight at Kanha Earth Lodge.

Day 05: Kanha National Park

Morning and evening Jeep Safari in Kanha Tiger Reserve. 
Overnight at Kanha Earth Lodge.

Day 06: Kanha National park.

Morning and Evening Jeep safari in Kanha Tiger Reserve. 
Overnight at Kanha Earth Lodge.

Day 08: Bandhavgarh National park

Morning and evening Jeep Safari in Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve.
Overnight at Kings Lodge, Bandhavgarh.

Day 09: Bandhavgarh National park.

Morning and evening Jeep Safari in Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve.
Overnight at Kings Lodge, Bandhavgarh.

Day 10: Bandhavgarh National park.

Post breakfast, transfer for further connections

Satpura - Kanha Bandhavgarh 9 Nights / 10 Days

Rates (for Foreign Nationals) 
1. INR 133500/ per pax on Twin/Dbl sharing if 2 pax traveling together. 
2. INR 104750/- per pax on Twin/Dbl sharing if 4 pax traveling together. 

For Indian National rates please email us for a quote.  enquiry@pugdundeesafaris.com
Special offer - Bookings done before 30th July 2014 with complete payment can avail 12.5 % discount on above rates. Above rates valid till 30th June 2015

Inclusions:

  • Twin sharing accommodation in lodges as specified in program.
  • All meals (9 breakfast, 9 lunch and 9 dinner) and tea/coffee service.
  • Nature walk .
  • Two shared safari in Satpura with entry fees, jeep charges and guide charges included.
  • One Boat safari on Denwa river.
  • One Elephant Safari in Satpura.
  • One Night Safari in Satpura buffer zone.
  • Four shared safari in Kanha with entry fees, jeep charges and guide charges included.
  • Four shared safari in Bandhavgarh with entry fees, jeep charges and guide charges included.
  • Road Transfers by AC innova/ Xylo (Satpura � Kanha- Bandhavgarh.)
  • All applicable taxes

Exclusions:

  • Any airfare and transfers from the nearest airport or railway station and back.
  • Any kind of personal expenses or optional tours, extra meals and beverages ordered.
  • Insurance, laundry and phone calls.
  • Bottled water, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages.
  • Tips and gratuities.
  • Anything that is not included in the inclusions list (refer above).

Booking Terms :

  • Above rates valid till 30th June 2015.
  • Rates may differ during Christmas, New Years and special long weekends, please contact our reservations for details.
  • 50% advance payment at the time of booking and balance 30 days before arrival date.
  • No adjustments or refunds in case of not availing any facility from the package.
  • Our lodges require a minimum 24 hrs prior notice to organize an airport/station transfer. In case of any urgent requests of such nature, we recommend our guests to contact the lodge or Delhi reservation office by phone.
  • In keeping with our heightened security procedures we request all guests to carry a photo- identity to present at check-in. Foreign nationals are required to present their Passport and valid visa. Indian nationals can present any one of the following: Passport, Driving License, Voter ID card or PAN card. This should be the same as submitted at the time of safari bookings.
  • Guests who have paid by online credit card will have to also sign a further authorization at the lodge on arrival and present the original card.
  • Our standard check-in time is 1200 hrs and check out time is 1100 hrs local time.
  • Subject to availability of rooms, we can offer you an early check-in and late checkout facility. For us to guarantee you an early check-in or late check out, you will need to reserve the room from the previous night.
  • Park is closed on Wednesady afternoon and on Holi festival. The forest department may close the park due to rain also on short notice.

Cancellation Policy :

    Duration Refundable Policy
    7 days and less- Nil Refund
    8 days to 21 days- 40% refund
    21 days to 45 days- 60% refund
    45 days and above- 80% refund
  • 20% cancellation will be charged on all bookings.
  • Cancellation amount is calculated as per total booking amount and not as per advance deposited.
  • Long weekend bookings like New Year, Christmas, Holi and Diwali are non refundable.





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Guest Comments

“Unforgettable stay”

Everything was perfect: the director and staff were charming, attentive and efficient, we had a nice and comfortable room in a beautiful setting with a large terrace in the trees, food was good and plentiful.

Thanks to Karan the naturalist who went with us during our safaris we saw 2 tigers in the Bandhavgarh reserve. Tree House if a magical and cozy place that stands out from more traditional hotels.

By Marie P