Date of Travel
01 Jun to 05 Jun 2021
Cost of Trip
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Safari with Suyash to Ranthambore National Park

Ranthambhore gets its name from the 1000 year old fort complex perched atop a hill adjoining the park. What is now a National Park was once a private hunting reserve of former Maharaja of Jaipur. The Royals held large hunting parties for their guests and for visiting British Generals and officers. In the 1960s, Queen Elizabeth II even visited Ranthambhore for a winter shoot. Former President of USA, Bill Clinton was also on safari in Ranthambhore during his Indian visit.

Located at the foothills of the Aravali Hills, Ranthambore covers an area of 1334 sq. km. which host a high density of predators such as Tigers, Leopards, Sloth Bears, Jackals and Foxes. Herbivores include Sambar, Nilgai, Chital Deer, Wild Boar, Indian Antelope and many more. It is also home to over 250 species of birds. The landscape consists of Dry deciduous forests, hills and grasslands. It’s famous lakes are the perfect spots for amazing encounters with Tigers while on safari and has been the set and back drop to a number of documentaries produced by BBC and National Geographic.

Itinerary

Our tour will be for 4 nights and 5 days, with 7 safaris, two masterclasses, one visit to the fort, daily hands on learning about tracking, birding, conservation and photography along with lots of fun, laughter and adventure. And what better place to do this than the world famous Ranthambore National Park

Your Accommodation

Sawai Vilas is a perfect venue for a comfortable and luxurious stay in the rustic lands of Ranthambhore. They are defined by our excellent services and high-quality hospitality. At Sawai Vilas, you can experience luxurious, refined, and comfortable hospitality while staying next to one of the most renowned national parks in the world. I assure you that your stay at Sawai Vilas would be nothing short of an incredible experience.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here is a list of questions that may help you in planning your trip. If you have any additional questions, feel free to email me on suyashkeshari96@gmail.com

Single Rooms

Your tour is on a double room sharing basis. If you would like to avail a single room for yourself, the single room supplement will be INR 68,500

If you would like to book a single room, please email me on suyashkeshari96@gmail.com

Payment Terms and Cancellation Policy

Payment Terms and Cancellation Policy:

    • 50%  is non-refundable once the payment is done.
    • The remaining amount will be refunded if cancellation is done 35 days prior to the photo tour start dates.
    • No refund if cancellation is done between 0 – 35 days of the event.
    • Your spot on the tour is only guaranteed once the full payment has been made.
    • Please note that the date of written communication (e-mail) of intent to cancel will be the date considered for calculation of the cancellation fees.

What is included and what is excluded?

Inclusions:

Accommodation and all meals for the duration of the tour.

Seven Safaris (3-4 guests per jeep), jeep rental, forest entry fee, guide, driver and camera allowance fee.

Fully private jeeps can be booked at an additional cost before booking the tour, please email me directly.

Exclusions:

Flight/train tickets

Alcoholic beverages

Tips, laundry, personal snacks etc.

Transfers to and from Ranthambore are not included in the package but can be arranged at an added cost. The roundtrip cost for Jaipur to Bandhavgarh is INR 4,500 one-way.

We can coordinate with you for transfers to/from the airport/railway station. We generally do carpool for guests arriving at around the same time so everyone can split the costs.

All other expenses not mentioned in “inclusions” above will have to be borne as additional expenses by the participants

What are my payment options?

You can book directly through this website or wire the money to the account below. All cash payments need to be coordinated by emailing Suyash at suyashkeshari96@gmail.com

 

Bank Transfer

Suyash keshari

A/C No. 8745018991

Account Type: Current

Kotak Mahindra Bank

Safdarjung Enclave Branch,

New Delhi, India

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Is this tour for photographers only?

NO, this tour is for everyone who is interested in exploring the beauty of our natural world, take back experiences and memories of a lifetime, make new friends who share a similar interest and most importantly connect with nature.

You can arrive without a camera, and just take back memories and experiences.

THIS TOUR IS FOR YOU!

How do I reach Ranthambore?

  • Jaipur is the closest airport to Ranthambore (approx. 3.5-hour drive)
  • Sawai Madhopur Railway station is about 20 minutes from Sawai Vilas.
  • You can also drive to Ranthambore if you wish. The roads from Delhi/Jaipur are pretty good.

 

Transfers to and from Ranthambore are not included in the package but can be arranged at an added cost. The roundtrip cost for Jaipur to Bandhavgarh is INR 4,500 one-way.

We can coordinate with you for transfers to/from the airport/railway station. We generally do carpool for guests arriving at around the same time so everyone can split the costs.

Ideal Flight Timings

We recommend that you book any flight which arrives in Jaipur before 2:00 pm on the day that the tour begins and any flight that leaves after 5:00 pm on the day that the tour ends.

Weather/Temperature:

The weather during June is very hot and dry. Temperatures can reach up to 45 degrees celsius in the afternoons.

What to pack?

Practical colors to wear to the park are khaki, beige and white in all seasons. Please avoid bright and flashy clothing and strong perfumes/deodorant. It is advisable not to wear sandals or shorts during nature walks

 

Here are some of our packing suggestions:

  • Light cotton trousers & cotton shorts
  • Light cotton shirts (long & short sleeved)
  • Cotton socks & comfortable walking shoes
  • Sandals
  • Shower proof rain jacket/ windbreaker
  • Hats, sunglasses & scarves
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Binoculars
  • Insect Repellents

For winters, pack extra:

  • Heavy woolen clothing
  • Woolen hats
  • Scarves and gloves
  • Fleece

Equipment Recommendation

If you are simply coming to enjoy the beauty of the national park and learn more about wildlife from Suyash, then you don’t need to bring any equipment with you.

If you are coming on this trip to learn photography then you are strongly recommended to bring your own camera. We suggest brining a combination lenses, such as a zoom lens as well as a wide-angle lens. Super telephoto lenses are also excellent. If you would like to rent any equipment, please contact Suyash in advance.

Smartphones are also very handy these days and Suyash can train you on the best way to use them.

 

Food Allergies:

If you are allergic to any food items, kindly inform at the time of the booking. A delectable spread of vegetarian and non-vegetarian food is served at Sawai Vilas.

Photo Identity:

Please ensure that you are carrying a Government issued photo ID with you at all times during your travel.

For foreign nationals, a valid passport and visa is required for travel to India and entry into the National Park

Medical Facilities

Ranthambore National Park is located in a very remote region of India with the nearest hospital being 3.5 hours away in Jaipur.

Expecting mothers, patients with heart conditions and any other health ailment that require constant medical attentions are advised not to travel.

 

Important Note:

Please carry your personal medications.

Can I extend my stay?

YES, you can contact me directly on suyashkeshari96@gmail.com and we can plan it out

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