SAFARI IN THE WILD
07 Nights / 08 Days
Delhi - Corbett - Delhi
01 : ARRIVE DELHI
On arrival meet and assist at the airport and transfer to prebooked
India's capital & a major gateway to the country, contemporary
Delhi is a bustling metropolis which successfully combines in its
fold the ancient & the modern. Its strategic location was one
of the prime reasons why successive dynasties chose it as their
seat of power. New Delhi also reflects the legacy the British left
behind . The division between New & Old Delhi is the distinction
between the capitals of the British & the Moghuls respectively.
So, wherever the visitor goes, he will invariably confront the city's
02 : DELHI
After breakfast, visit Old Delhi. Visit Jama Masjid,
the largest mosque in India. Built by Shah Jahan, the construction
was started in 1844 and was not completed until 1658 ; Red Fort,
which was also built by Shah Jehan. This massive fort was built
from 1638 to 1648 ; Chandni Chowk and Rajghat - the
cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi.
Afternoon, city tour of New Delhi. Visit Humayun's Tomb :
built in mid 16th century this is an early example of Mughal architecture
; Qutab Minar drive past India Gate, President House and
other govt. buildings. The tour ends with a visit to Laxmi Narayan
Temple (Birla Mandir).
DAY 03 : DELHI - CORBETT NATIONAL PARK
(255 KMS, 05-06 HRS DRIVE)
After breakfast, leave for Corbett. On arrival check in at
After lunch, a lecture by pool side on elephant and mahasher. A
visit to The Corbett Foundation, a public charitable trust, devoted
to conservation efforts at Corbett. A lecture on conservation and
visit to interpretation center & Mahaseer fish breeding pool.
Thereafter, a nature walk in the reserve forest area which is rewarding
to study the flora and bird life of corbett. Corbett has 600 species
Return for tea. In the evening, wild life movie. Dinner and overnight
at the hotel.
04 : CORBETT
(START ELEPHANT SAFARI)
Early morning after tea & cookies drive to Durgadevi with packed
This is from where the elephant safari commences. The safari proceeds
through the forests, breakfast will be served on the way in the
dense forests. After breakfast safari continues towards Domunda,
which is a merging point of two rivers i.e. Ramganga and Mandal
Lunch break at Domunda where the hot lunch will be served. After
lunch safari continues and will reach the forest rest house of Lohachowd.
Chowds are grasslands and are rich in wild life and birds. Overnight
at the rest house.
The support team by a jeep would have reached the rest house
before your arrival so that all the basic comforts are taken care
of while the cook cooks up a hot meal and a roaring fire is started
in the fire place.
05 : CORBETT
Early morning do a safari in the chowds. Come back to the rest house
for a hot breakfast before commencing on the elephant safari once
again. Today you pass though the lush green sal forests. Reach Maidhavan
on river Mandal. Have hot lunch on the river site and after some
rest, a short hike / jeep ride to reach the forest rest house of
Kanda. This rest house is situated on the hill, which provides a
fabulous view of the park, from a height. In the evening a short
jeep safari can be done as evenings are rewarding in terms of wildlife
sighting. Overnight at the rest house.
06 : CORBETT
(END OF ELEPHANT SAFARI)
morning, along with packed breakfast, leave by jeep for a safari
to Dhikala, Dhikala is the core area of the park very rich in wild
life particularly in tigers, wild elephants, sambar, hog deer, mongoose
etc and reptiles like gharial & crocodiles. Breakfast is had
on the machan the watchtower, positioned over a water hole keep
an eye on the water hole for the animals. Jeep safari in Dhikala
area. Lunch in the forest rest house, After lunch drive through
the forest to kanda to Lohachowd and then via durgadevi to the Resort.
This drive again can be very rewarding. In the evening, wildlife
movie followed by dinner. Overnight at the hotel/resort.
DAY 07 : CORBETT NATIONAL PARK - DELHI
(255 KMS, 05-06 HRS DRIVE)
After breakfast, free. Afternoon, leave for Delhi. Arrive Delhi
and check in at prebooked hotel.
08 : DEPART DELHI
Transfer to the airport to board flight back home.