Overview

Recommended for Age Group: 18 - 22 years

Panna, the Emerald Forest of India, is home to the rare and exotic flora and fauna of India. Located in the Panna and Chhatarpur districts of Madhya Pradesh, the national park hosts some of the most scenic views in the country. One of the crowning glories of Panna is its successful reintroduction of tigers in the reserve. The tiger population which was on the brink of extinction a decade ago has been brought to a healthy, thriving number at present, Panna is a true inspiration for active nature conservation. Take a trip through this land of the Chital, Chinkara, Nilgai, amongst the dense jamun, Sal, and crocodile bark trees.  The grassland areas are home to the tiger, leopard, chital, chinkara, nilgai, sambhar and sloth. The park also has over 200 species of birds, including the Peregrine falcon, Oriental Honey buzzard, eagles and vultures.

Grab this unique opportunity to explore the offbeat shades of Panna with us this summer!

5 Nights 6 Days 02 Jun, 09 Jun, and 23 Jun
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Highlights
  • A “Youth Special” departure
  • Opportunity to visit the home of the Tiger, Leopard and the Sloth Bear!
  • Study unique aquatic fauna like the Gharial and the Mugger
  • Paradise for budding bird-watchers, housing over 200 species of birds
  • A number of knowledge-sharing and activity-based sessions to get participants acquainted with the nuances of tracking and mammal-call interpretation
  • 5 safaris, including 1 boat safari to ensure sufficient opportunities to spot wildlife!
  • Explore the forest in the company of a Wildlife Expert from Foliage Outdoors
  • Accommodation in a wildlife lodge for 3 nights in deluxe rooms.
  • Travel Insurance for every participant.
Itinerary

Day 1 : Mumbai - Jabalpur
Reporting at Mumbai CSTM at 1115 hours and have lunch. Proceed to Jabalpur by AC train (3 AC) by 1330 hours. Overnight train journey. (Meals: Dinner)

Day 2 : Arrival at Jabalpur and proceed to Panna
Arrival at Jabalpur by 0600 hours. Breakfast at Jabalpur. Proceed to Panna by AC vehicles. Reach the wildlife lodge at Panna by 1330 hours. Post lunch, an interactive introduction session followed by an orientation session to get the first glimpse of the beautiful forest of Panna. Overnight stay at Panna.
(Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Tea & Dinner)

Day 3 : Safaris at Panna
Explore different parts of Panna on morning and evening safaris. An interactive knowledge-sharing session with the group in the evening followed by the screening of a wildlife documentary to know more about the wildlife seen during the first two safaris. Overnight stay at Panna.
(Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Tea & Dinner)

Day 4 : Safaris at Panna
Two more safaris and a boat safari to dive deeper into the secrets of Panna. An excellent opportunity to put your previously learnt wildlife-spotting skills to test and track ‘The Big Cat’. A Group Discussion about the nitty - gritty of nature conservation and solutions for overcoming challenges while protecting the jungles. Overnight stay at Panna.
(Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Tea & Dinner)

Day 5 : Nature trail, Panna - Jabalpur - Mumbai
Head out for a last morning safari, to end the adventure in the company of nature. This is an additional chance to implement the scientific approach learnt over the past few days and make field notes and observations using those techniques. Departure to Jabalpur after lunch. Board 3AC train (3 AC) at 1930 hours. Overnight train journey.
(Meals : Breakfast, Lunch)

Day 6 : Mumbai
Arrival Mumbai at 1215 hours. (Meals : Breakfast)

Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • 3AC Rail fare for Mumbai - Jabalpur - Mumbai train travel.
  • Accommodation at Panna on quadruple sharing basis (AC rooms / AC Tents).
  • All meals starting from lunch on day 1 to lunch on day 6.
  • Jabalpur - Panna - Jabalpur travel by AC vehicles.
  • Charges for 5 day safaris, 1 Boat ride in the Reserve and 1 Night Safari.
  • Entry fees and Guide Charges in the Tiger Reserve.
  • Travel Insurance for every participant.

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Travel upto Mumbai and back.
  • Any food during train travel.
  • Mineral water bottle / cold drinks during journey or at the campsite.
  • Personal expenditure of any kind. (Porterage, Telephone, Laundry, room service etc.).
  • Medical Expenses if any / if incurred.
  • Expenses that are incurred due to reasons beyond control of the organizers.
  • Any other charges not mentioned in “Charges Include”.
  • Goods and Services Tax as applicable.
Offers
Use any one code to avail this offer
- Save Rs 3000 for camps by Train
- Group of 8 or more & Save Rs 2000