Jhalana - Ranthambore…

Date : 20/05/2022-27/05/2022 (Dates are tentative)


Cost : A$3780

Overview

Get ready to witness and photograph the majestic predators walk around in glory. This wildlife safari takes you on an intensive tiger tracking at two of the well-known wildlife reserves of India - Ranthambore national park and Jhalana National Park. During the tour you get a chance to explore the diverse flora and fauna of the country.

Set in the foothills of Aravalli hills, the Jhalana Safari Park is the best place to witness leopards and many other wild animals such as Striped Hyena, Desert Fox, Golden jackal, Chital, Indian Palm Civets etc. Popular for verdant serene surroundings, the Ranthambore National Park is nestled in Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan. Bringing you close to the nature, Ranthambore was once the hunting place of the Maharajas of Jaipur. A trip to Ranthambore not only offers you incredible wildlife but also rakes up your adventure spirit.

So, unwind amidst the lap of nature, capture the finest wildlife photographs and create unforgettable memories during these 7 days expedition to Ranthambore and Jhalana National Park.

Tour Highlights
  • Exceptional photo opportunities of tigers and other species
  • Experience 7 days in the midst of wilderness at India’s 2 premiere wildlife reserves
  • Explore the beautiful forests. Get an opportunity to see the 2 big cats (Royal tigers and leopards) along with herds of Elephants, Gaurs, Chital and Sambar and many more.
  • Exciting stay in wildlife resort
  • Meals and Stay will be taken care of throughout the trip
  • Photography assistance and interactive sessions on and off field
  • An entertaining and extremely engaging trip


Day 1

  • Arrive at New-Delhi International Airport - Indira Gandhi International Airport. Meet our representative on arrival and transfer to the Luxury hotel (at Aero city- Delhi Airport)
  • Check-in the hotel, freshen-up followed by the meals

Day 2

  • Check out and transfer to the domestic airport terminals for your flight to Jaipur.
  • Breakfasts will be provided as per our flight timings.
  • Arrive in Jaipur. Transfer to Hotel- The Lalit Traveler.
  • Check-in in the hotel and rooms will be assigned as per arrival.
  • Freshen-up at Later we will have a brief meet and greet to discuss the details about the Safari and interact with the group about the upcoming Trip and Photography opportunities.
  • Proceed for lunch and meet at 2:30 pm for the 3:00 pm Afternoon Safari at Jhalana Leopard Safari park.
  • Return to the hotel in the evening. Freshen up and gather for a short interactive session to share your experience, photographs and discuss about wildlife photography, tricks and techniques with each other.
  • Dinner and lights off.

Day 3

  • Wake up at 6:00 am to proceed for 7:00 am City Tour of Jaipur.
  • Visit to historical places such as Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Amir’s Fort, Jantar Mantar etc.
  • Enjoy a traditional Rajasthani Lunch.
  • Proceed to hotel in the evening and have dinner. Lights off.

Day 4

  • Wake up early at 4:45 Fresh up and meet at reception.
  • Post the morning tea, we gear up for morning games drive at 5.30 am.
  • Leopards are most active during the early hours of dawn and late hours of dusk. We endeavor to utilize the first hour of the ride to the fullest. We begin the day by reaching the park gate as early as possible to be the first one to enter when the gates open. This will enable us to look for other fresh signs of leopard and other species of birds and mammals for photography .
  • After Morning safari return to the hotel, pack bags and checkout from the hotel after breakfast.
  • Transfer to Ranthambore National Park by Innova or any other comfortable car. (3hrs drive).
  • Check-in at Ranthambore Regency or Vanya Vilas or Sawai Vilas. Rooms will be assigned upon arrival.
  • Have Lunch and get ready for afternoon safari.
  • Meet in the lobby at 2:30 pm for a short discussion about Ranthambore topography, wildlife photography techniques and group interaction.
  • Depart for afternoon safari at 3:00 pm.
  • In the evening, return to hotel.
  • Discuss about photography, review photographs and share pictures and experiences.
  • Post dinner, lights off.

Day 5

  • Wake up early at 5.00 am Freshen up and meet at the reception.
  • Morning tea at 6:00 am, depart for the Fort Tour.
  • Proceed to resort for breakfast and meet up for a photography session and other discussions.
  • Have lunch and prepare for an afternoon Safari. (Meet up at 02:30 pm for 03:00 pm Safari).
  • Return to the hotel in the evening. Freshen up and gather for a short interactive session to share your experience, photographs and discuss about wildlife photography, tricks and techniques with each other.
  • Dinner and lights off.

Day 6 and Day 7

  • For the following 2 days, the same below schedule will be followed in pursuit of tiger and other species of birds and mammals photography opportunity .
  • Wake up early at 4:45 Fresh up and meet at the reception.
  • Post morning tea and we gear up for morning games drive at 6.00 am.
  • Tigers are most active during the early hours of dawn and late hours of dusk. We endeavor to utilize the first hour of the ride to the fullest. We begin the day by reaching the park gate as early as possible to be the first one to enter when the gates open. This will enable us to look for pugmarks and other fresh signs of any tiger movement better to track the big cats, providing us a favorable opportunity to view and photograph the tiger and other species of birds and mammals in the park.
  • We carry snacks along with safari.
  • After Morning safari, we return to the resort and meet up for a photography session and other discussions.
  • Have lunch and prepare for an evening Safari. (Meet up at 02:30 pm for 03:00 pm Safari).
  • Return to the hotel in the evening. Freshen up and gather for a short interactive session to share your experience, photographs and discuss about wildlife photography, tricks and techniques with each other.
  • Dinner and lights off.

Day 8

  • Wake up call at 5 am. Pack your bags and check-out.
  • Transfer to New Delhi by Innova or Train.
  • Reach New Delhi by 01:00 pm, Lunch at the Restaurant. Transfer to Airport for journey back to home.
  • Tour Ends with happy memories.

  • Please note departure to be advised as per your international flights and accommodation will be organised for your departure.
  • Any other expenses apart from the above will have to be borne by the participants
  • As all the Safaris in the Indian National Park are booked 6 months in advance before your departure,
    kindly pay in advance to secure your safari.
  • Registration should be done before December 2020 or as early as possible to secure your safaris for Ranthambore

** Customised packages are also available for standard and economical categories

** We can make CUSTOMIZE ITERNERIES tailor-made for wildlife destinations, based on your inputs


Ranthambore Regency - Sawai Madhopur , Ranthambore , Rajasthan.

Spread area 2.75 acres of land a grand total of 75 key property including 46 super deluxe, 9 cottages and 20 delux rooms of 350 sq ft each, overlooking to our maintained verdant garden or to our poolside. The rooms are done kept in mind the modern comfort of our guests while being environment friendly.We provide in-house laundry services which is done with modern machines. Also, we offer all guest complimentary access to high speed internet at Fuchsia, indoor bar and lounge giving our resident guests enough time to socialize with fellow travelers.

In our restaurant we have skilled chef taking care of our guests’ health and nutrition keeping in mind the guests’ dietary preference. We strive to offer guests the best tiger sighting with our experienced game drive guides/naturalist who are constantly committed in educating the park and its inhabitants, and track down the majestic Bengal tigers to every guests.


Vanya Vilas - Sawai Madhopur , Ranthambore , Rajasthan.

The Oberoi Vanyavilas Wildlife Resort offers luxury tented accommodation inspired by the opulent caravans of the royal families. A fine restaurant serving authentic Rajasthani and international cuisine. And spa experiences customised to suit your needs. All accompanied by hospitality that is genuine and sincere.

Guest rooms offer amenities such as a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a minibar, and guests can go online with free internet access offered by the resort. Oberoi Sawai Madhopur features 24 hour front desk, a concierge, and room service, to help make your stay more enjoyable. The property also boasts a pool and free breakfast. If you are driving to Oberoi Sawai Madhopur, free parking is available.


Sawai Vilas - Khilchipur, Ranthambore , Rajasthan

Situated adjacent to the famous Ranthambhore National Park, Sawai Vilas is the one stop destination for an authentic jungle experience. Set in an area of green belt, and surrounded by lush woodlands, Sawai Vilas is a perfect luxurious getaway amidst a rustic surrounding. With so much to experience within the premises such as game drives, or simply exploring the area, we guarantee you with a stay full of limitless luxury and serenity.

Sawai Vilas offers rooms imbued with luxurious amenities that will make your stay a memorable one. There are 60 villas, 750- sq. ft. each, and all the rooms have leather finish Kota stone floors and embroidered interiors, are furnished in regal style. From private sitting areas, mini bars, and a deck for sunbathing, there are ample features that will make your stay truly relaxing.Moreover, it also offers plethora types of western and indian cuisine, meeting and banquet function rooms, spa, swimming pool, steam room , and many more.



Terms and Cancellation Policy:
  • 50% of the Package Cost is required to be paid at the time of Booking (non-refundable).
  • 50% of the total package cost will be refunded on cancellation before 90 days prior to Safari Date.
  • 25% of the total package cost will be refunded on cancellation before 60 days prior to Safari Date.
  • No Refund on cancellation within 60 days prior to Safari Date.
Payment Terms:
  • Booking amount to be paid 160 days in advance.
  • Full amount to be paid 120 days prior to the workshop/safari starting date.

  • Please note: The date of written (email) communication of intent to cancel is the date considered for calculation of the cancellation fees.


    Tour Cost : A$3780
    Package Inclusion:
    • 7 Nights Stay (twin sharing)
    • 8 Safaris (4 Participants in One Gypsy)
    • All transfers by AC Car
    • Flight tickets inside India
    • All Meals (B, L, D )
    • Morning and Evening Tea
    • Guide, Driver, Forest Permit, Camera Fees, Taxes
    • Tips/Gratitude
    Package Exclusion:
    • Any cost of personal nature
    • Telephone/Laundry/Extra Food/Alcoholic Drinks etc
    • Any Extra Safari
    • Shopping/Souvenirs
    • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary

    Please Note : Single occupancy is available on request with an additional cost of AUD $150 per person per night.
    Number of people : 11
    Minimum requirement : 5 (Additional cost of 350 AUD per person would be added )


    Bank Information

    Please deposit payment in USD Currency only in Account Number 1.

    1) ACCOUNT NUMBER : 10222993
    BANK NAME : COMMONWEALTH BANK
    BSB : 062-890
    ACCOUNT NAME : RAKESH ARORA PHOTOGRAPHY SAFARIS
    SWIFT/BIC CODE : CTBAAU2S

    2) ACCOUNT NUMBER : 10222985
    BANK NAME : COMMONWEALTH BANK
    BSB : 062-890
    ACCOUNT NAME : RAKESH ARORA PHOTOGRAPHY SAFARIS
    SWIFT/BIC CODE : CTBAAU2S