This tour takes us on a journey through Bandhavgarh which was Rudyard Kipling’s source of inspiration for his “Jungle Book” and the playground of famed naturalist Jim Corbett in North India.
Bandhavgarh National Park – Jungles of central India written about in Rudyard Kipling “Jungle Book”. Plenty to see in this small park (168 Sq miles) set around a historic site, with carvings, temples and fort. It has highest concentration of tigers in tourist zone, who are vehicle friendly.
Corbett National Park – First ever books on Indian wildlife Photography (With a Camera in Tiger-land and The Jungle in Sunlight and Shadow) and Jim Corbett’s tales of man eating Tigers were written and photographed in these very jungles. Corbett is the only park in India where you can stay inside the park in basic accommodation and also walk inside the Park in certain areas. Currently they have the highest density of tigers per sq km; 162 Tigers in total. Out of 1200 species of birds in Indian subcontinent, close to 600 are found here as elevation in the park ranges from 400 metres (1312 ft) at its lowest to 1210 metres ( 3970 ft) at its highest.