Tigers and rhinos tours in India

“Our only wildlife vacation that offers safaris in Kaziranga NP and the Sunderbans. Tigers and rhinos are the icing on an already spectacular cake.”


Delhi | Sonakhali | Sunderbans UNESCO World Heritage Site | Kaziranga National Park | Three game safaris | Calcutta | Island of Bali | River cruise

Departure information

This trip can be tailor made to suit your requirements between October and June
Vacation type

Tailor made vacation

This trip can be tailormade to create a unique vacation for your individual requirements by travel experts with intimate knowledge of the destination. It is a more luxurious trip that will suit those who enjoy immersing themselves in new cultures and environments before relaxing in comfort in some of the best and most characterful local accommodation! Quality and value are the hallmark of these trips.

Responsible tourism

Responsible tourism: Tigers and rhinos tours in India


When we give the first orientation lecture at the time of arrival we request all our clients not to use plastic bags. Furthermore through our leaders and literature we also encourage our clients to show kindness to the social sensitivities of the destinations. When we visit any National Park we inform each and every client in advance to wear earthen color clothes, treat national parks as the learning centers and not a picnic site. Guests are asked not to use any camera flash or try to come very close to animals and to keep noise level at the minimum while talking to each other.


Sunderbans accommodation supports a number of social development programmes. Regularly, a medical treatment camp is organised for the islanders. Book and garment banks have been installed, and an evening school was erected. Moreover, several monitoring studies have been initiated, such as on Climate Change, Lesser Cats, and Migratory Water Fowls.

18 permanent local staff cater for the guests well-being. Trained guides are available for National park excursions and villages walks, and for country boat excursions fishermen are hired from the near-by villages thus supporting the locals & the economy.

In the evenings be introduced to Bonobibi, the Jungle Goddess. Dukhe Yathra, the story of a small boy being exposed to the wilderness of the Sunderbans, is a colorful spectacle performed by a group of local villagers. The tradition of this theatre play was almost lost until the Camp offered an opportunity for this valuable part of the Sunderbans' culture to revive.

The Staff of the lodge in Kaziranga are all from Kaziranga, and the surrounding villages. With the combination of local knowledge and academic expertise, it now boasts of its host of in-house naturalists and field guides, who are best suited to orient travelers in protected area visitation.

On this trip we support an NGO called Jagriti who are involved in giving education, accommodation, clothing and food to small children who are found begging in railway stations. An amount of 10 per person goes to this NGO.

Reviews of Tigers and rhinos tours in India

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I am reborn! Simply the best vacation I have ever been on
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
Very enjoyable
It was OK
A bit disappointing really

Reviewed on 07 Apr 2016 by

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?

Sighting an adult female tiger in Kanha National Park. We viewed the tiger on a small ridge as she walked and sprayed. As there was only two jeeps with her we were able to drive along the road with her as she walked. She came to within 150 feet of the road until she decided to go down the opposite side and head off toward a herd of spotted deer. It appeared she was headed for a hunt as it was near dusk. An amazing experience with a royal being!

A second highlight was my day tour of Delhi. My guide Sheerma was fantastic. He went above and beyond in ensuring that I thoroughly enjoyed the day. It was the best city tour I have every had!

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?

Expect to see a great diversity of wildlife in Kaziranga and Kanha parks but don't expect to automatically sight tigers. I went on nine safari drives totaling over 31 hours before I sighted my tiger during my final hour on safari.

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

It supported conservation through park fees that help fund the India Forest Service which manages India's national parks. It also results on financial support to lodge staff, drivers and guides all of which were local people.

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?

It was just a fantastic and memorable experience. The booking agent did a fantastic job creating the itinerary which came off without a hitch. I would highly recommend this vacation.

Reviewed on 23 Nov 2011 by

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?

The safari in Kaziranga park. The guide we had was fantastic.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?

Be prepared for a lot of traveling.

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, and minimized impacts on the environment?


4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?

Very enjoyable and superbly arranged (flights and travel). Very well looked
after wherever we went. The whole vacation was a great experience.

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