An important Tiger Reserve in the Satpura-Maikal Ranges. Pench has a rich diversity in avifauna and a healthy population of the Royal Bengal Tiger.
Activity Level Easy
Accomodation Type Cozy
One of India’s rich yet lesser-known parks, Pench National Park, is a typical Central Indian Teak jungle, with hilly terrain and several jungle streams. Straddling across the two states of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra the Pench National Park nestles in the southern slopes of the Satpura Range. It supports a affluent diversity of wildlife, including the Tiger, Leopard, Wild Dog, Gaur, Sambar, Chital and diverse birdlife. The Park’s open habitat eases wildlife viewing and offers striking views of the area’s absolute exquisiteness.
Pench National Park is abode to a number of incredible creatures as well as endangered species. The tiger is the dominant predator here, and there are an estimated 25 of them in these prey-rich forests.
- Railway Journey by 3 Tier A.C, both ways.
- Internal Transfers via AC SUVs.
- Stay in Three Star Property for 3 Nights.
- All Meals at Resort.
- 5 Open Gypsy Safaris in National Park.
- Gypsy, Guide & Forest Entry Charges.
- GW Mentor.
- Food During Train & Road Travel.
- Bottled Water in Train and Resort.
- Camera Fees.
- Extra Safaris.
- Laundry & Telephone Charges.
- Alcoholic Beverages & Soft Drinks.
- Tips & Gratuities.
- All Applicable Taxes.
- Things Which are Not Mentioned in Inclusions.
Depart from Pune Railway Station by boarding Pune-Nagpur Garibrath 3 AC at 17:40 hrs. Overnight in train.
Reach Nagpur at around 09:30 hrs and leave for Pench (breakfast to be taken in train). Reach Pench for lunch. Upon arrival check-in, freshen up and have a delightful lunch followed by time to rest. Evening at leisure, get acquainted with the campsite. Go Wild experts will conduct introductory session and orientation of the forest. Dinner followed by overnight at camp.
Wake-up call early in the morning, leave for your first morning jungle safari. Explore the enchanting trails of this forest. Morning safari is of about 5 hour’s duration. Return to the campsite by 11:00 hrs, leisure time, followed by lunch at 13:00 hrs.
Leave for the evening safari at 14:30 hrs and return by 18:00 hrs. Free-time till 19:00 hrs. This is the time to discuss about the fulfilled day and today’s sightings. After a delectable dinner, the day ends. Have a sound sleep.
2 more safaris into the forest! 4 safaris old, the great Indian-safari experience will start unfolding before you! Overnight at the resort.
After an early morning safari, we leave for Nagpur with packed lunch to board the train for Pune at 19:30 hrs.
Reach Pune by 09:30 hrs. This marks the end of a memorable camp.
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- What to expect when in Pench?
Pench supports a affluent diversity of wildlife, Tiger being the main attraction other animals like Leopards, Jackals, Wolves, Sloth Bears etc can be seen. It also supports a diverse birdlife as more than 200 species of birds are sighted here.
- Is there a flight option to this location?
Yes, flights can be opted thus saving one day at the start of the tour and the end; however certain flight timings do not coincide with the train timings; and thus the flight itinerary might make you compromise on the typical itinerary.
Contact our travel consultants to figure out the best possible options.
- What is the usual sharing in vehicles & accommodation?
The accommodations are always on double sharing basis unless otherwise opted for. Single sharing basis attracts an additional nominal fee, while triple sharing allows you to be eligible for a small discount.
Safari vehicles as well as internal transit vehicles (such as SUVs) are usually shared between 6 people, unless indicated otherwise. Specific Photography Mentoring Tours have 4-in-a-vehicle. Exclusive jeeps can be reserved by a group after paying a surcharge.(group size less than 6)
- Is it safe?
Open jeep safaris & even nature trails conducted by us follow the highest safety standards, and we take all necessary precautions involved. We respect the wild animals and their comfort, and keep adequate distance while photographing them. However its worthy of noting, that being cautious goes a long way in preventing any mishaps.
- How is the climate in Pench?
Summer temperatures rise upto 40 degrees Celsius and gets very hot whereas in winters it gets cold and minimum temperature will drop to around 5 degrees Celsius. Traveling during both the seasons has its perks!
- Who all can be a part of this tour?
The jungle can be visited by anybody who is fond of wildlife or is a first timer. It is apt for anybody who wishes to experience this journey. Children of any age group, accompanied by adults can be a part of the safaris. For a detailed inquiry you can always ask our experts for advice.
- Benefits of travelling with Go Wild?
We pride in being experts in wildlife for over a decade and hence traveling with us is stress free, fun oriented, interactive and knowledge based. You will surely return home as a better wildlifer!
- What do I pack for my travel?
Apart from the season wise apparels, we recommend you to only wear comfortable clothes with colors that will go with the nature. Bright colors like red, orange, white, yellow etc are a strict no no. We will provide a detailed list of things to be carried before the tour.
- Can I get Veg/ Jain food?
Apart from the stays in Forest Rest Houses; food menu is usually tailor made according to the group. Veg food is available at all locations, and Jain food can be arranged for if informed at the time of booking.