WILDLIFE

When thinking about the wildlife of the Indian subcontinent, India, Bhutan, Nepal and Sri Lanka collectively contain some of the world’s most varied bio-diversities wherein one will find an extraordinary range of animals, birds and plants. From the high mountain ranges with their mixture of evergreen and deciduous forests, to the Thar Desert region of western India as well as India’s central grasslands and southern tropical environments, this part of the world is a game-watcher and birder’s paradise.

There are 450 species of animals to be found in this part of Asia, including such exciting creatures as the majestic Royal Bengal Tiger, with India and Nepal between them having approximately 65% of the world’s remaining population, as well as the indigenous Asian Lion, Leopard, the Asian Elephant and the prehistoric-looking Greater One-horned Rhinoceros. There are other species of jungle cats, many types of deer and gazelles, plenty of different kinds of monkeys, plus so much more. Over 1,300 species of birds, hundreds of butterflies, reptiles and amphibians, and a mind-boggling 55,000 types of plants also can be found throughout the sub-continent. While Bhutan does not have an abundance of mammals, it does boast a staggering 600 species of birds, many of them endemic to the ‘Dragon Kingdom’.

It is only in recent times that we have come to understand the impact humanity’s modern development has had on wildlife and its habitat, and thankfully, local governments have made enormous efforts to preserve their precious natural inhabitants both from industrial and agricultural encroachment as well as protect them from poachers. The importance of the many National Parks found throughout India and Nepal towards preserving species that are at risk of extinction cannot be understated. Such parks as India’s Corbett National Park and Ranthambhore are vital to the preservation of the Tiger, and thanks to Project Tiger, launched in 1973, India now has as many as 47 dedicated Tiger reserves. In the stunning Kaziranga National Park, in India’s eastern Assam State, the efforts of good wildlife management are now paying off in keeping the number of Rhinos from declining. And, despite its small size, Bhutan leads the way in putting aside as much as 20% of its total territory for wildlife conservation.

At IBN Tours, we take great pride in offering the opportunity to show visitors the world of birds, plants and animals that reside in the Indian sub-continent. There are wonderful game lodges to stay at, and knowledgeable guides who will give you a firsthand glimpse into an amazing world of flora and fauna that defies the imagination.

TOP ATTRACTIONS IN WILDLIFE


KERALA KALEIDOSCOPE

On the south-western coast of India lies the state of Kerala; a land of spices, tea and teak plantations, and coconut groves. Immerse yourself in Cochin's fascinating history that saw the likes of Vasco da Gama and other early explorers plant a foothold in

Duration:
7 nights/8 days
Destinations:
Cochin (2) / Munnar (1 )/Periyar (1)/Kumarakom (2)/Houseboat (1)

IN THE KINGDOM OF MOGHULS AND TIGERS

The combination of culture and wilderness gives this two-week trip its special magic.  Starting in Delhi, India's capital, experience its particular blend of history and vibrant modernity before enjoying the ambience of Jaipur's Moghul palaces and exciting

Duration:
15 nights / 16 days (including one overnight on train)
Destinations:
Delhi (2) / Jaipur (2) / Ranthambhore (2)/ Kanha (3)/Bandhavgarh (3)/Panna (2)

REALM OF THE TIGER

This two weeks trip combines some of the most visited national parks of Central India namely Tadoba, Pench, Kanha and Bandhavgarh, which together form one of the largest habitats for India’s pride, the "Royal Bengal Tiger”. Here you'll have ample time t

Duration:
14 nights / 15 days
Destinations:
Delhi (2) / Tadoba (3)/Pench (2)/Kanha (3)/Bandhavgarh (3)/Delhi (1)

TIGERS, TEMPLES &THE TAJ

This trip is fine blend of both modern and ancient India where we showcase our country's exceptional wilderness and then introduce you to its historic Mughal legacy, allowing you to enjoy its vibrant artistic and architectural riches. Focussing primarily on

Duration:
14 nights / 15 days
Destinations:
Mumbai (2)/Pench (2)/Kanha (3)/Bandhavgarh (3)/Khajuraho (1)/Agra (1)/Delhi (2)

OFF THE BEATEN PATH OF RAJASTHAN WITH TAJ

There are so many treasures to see in the Rajasthan and during this exceptional trip we will show you many of its much-beloved places such as Delhi, Jaipur, Udaipur and Agra. But there is another historic side to this captivating area of India that is fille

Duration:
17 nights/18 days
Destinations:
Delhi (2) / Jaipur (2) / Deogarh (1) / Mihirgarh (2) / Udaipur (2) / Bijaipur (1) / Bhainsrorgarh (1) / Ranthambhore (3) / Bharatpur (1) / Agra (1) / Delhi (1)

INCREDIBLE WILDLIFE OF SOUTH INDIA

Southern India has a special ambience that is reflected in its culture, its people and especially its scenery.  This exhilarating itinerary with its emphasis on exploring the diverse and scenic game parks of the region gives you the opportunity to not only

Duration:
16 nights / 17 days
Destinations:
Bangalore (1) / Mysore (1) / Nagarhole (3)/Bandipur (3)/Wayanad (1)/Kochi (2)/Periyar (2)/Kumarakom (2)/Houseboat (1)

THE LIONS & LEOPARDS OF WESTERN INDIA

Deep in the wilderness of the Gujarat and Rajputana of Western India, discover the last refuge of the Asiatic Lion on this two-week tour that is ideal for the wildlife enthusiast. While concentrating primarily on searching for Gujarat's pride, the Asiatic L

Duration:
14 nights / 15 days
Destinations:
Mumbai (2)/ Gir National Park (3) / Velavadar National Park (2) / Dasada (Little Rann of Kutchh) (2)/ Mt. Abu (1) /Siana or Jawai (2) – Phalodi (Kheechan) (1) / (Jodhpur (1)

IN SEARCH OF LADAKH’S SNOW LEOPARDS

On this ten-day trip travel through the high mountain regions of Ladakh’s Hemis National Park in search of the endangered Snow Leopard. This journey is designed specifically for those who wish to see this beautiful cat that makes its home above an altitud

Duration:
9 nights/10 days
Destinations:
Delhi (1)/Leh (2)/Husing (3)/Rumbak (2)/Leh(1)

GREATER INDIA WILDLIFE TOUR

This exciting tour introduces you to India’s diverse wildlife, rich in flora and fauna together with astonishing birdlife. During this 19-day trip, you will explore some of India's most popular national parks including Bharatpur, Chambal, Pench and Kazira

Duration:
18 nights / 19 days
Destinations:
Delhi(2) / Bharatpur (2)/Chambal (2)/Agra (1)/Satpura (3) Pench (3)/Kolkata (1)/Jorhat-Gibbon Sanctuary (1)/ Kaziranga (3)

SOUTH INDIA PANORAMA

South India is full of history, rich cultural experiences and exotic wildlife, all set in areas of scenic natural beauty; from the lush Western Ghats Mountains to idyllic beaches, and this 2-week adventure will give you a wonderful opportunity to experience

Duration:
14 nights/15 days
Destinations:
Bangalore (1) / Mysore (2)/Nagarhole (2) / Bandipur (2) / Wayanad (2) /Kozhikode (1)/Neeleshwar or Bekal (3) / Mumbai (1)

THE SOUTHERN SPLENDORS OF KERALA & TAMILNADU

Southern India is blessed with two wonderful states; Kerala and Tamilnadu, and on this journey you will experience the best each has to offer.  After a brief stay in exciting Mumbai, India's economic powerhouse and home to Bollywood, arrive in what is know

Duration:
17 nights/18 days
Destinations:
Mumbai (2)/Cochin (2)/Mararikulam (2) / Houseboat (1)/Periyar (2)/Madurai (1)/Trichy (1)/Kumbakonam (2)/Pondicherry (1)/Mahabalipuram (2)/Chennai (1)

THE WONDERS OF KARNATAKA, NORTH KERALA & MUMBAI

Combining both modern and medieval India, this 2-week trip showcases our country's rich cultural heritage and glorious past, its diverse natural wilderness surrounded by fertile countryside and stunning, uncrowded beaches. You will be awestruck by some magn

Duration:
13 nights/14 days
Destinations:
Bangalore (1) / Mysore (2)/Nagarhole (3) / Coorg (2) / Neeleshwaram or Bekal (3) / Mumbai (2)

BEST OF SOUTH INDIA

This extraordinary itinerary is your opportunity to explore the best of the South India. After starting in Bangalore, India's IT hub; where culture and ancient traditions live side by side with a fast-paced modern life, we move on to marvel at the skilled

Duration:
14 nights/15 days
Destinations:
Bangalore (2) / Hassan (1) /Mysore (2)/Nagarhole (2) / Bandipur 2) / Ooty (2) / Kochi (2) / Houseboat (1)

Explore your TRAVEL DESTINATION like never before.