India & Nepal Save the Tiger

New Delhi, India to Kathmandu, Nepal

India & Nepal Save the Tiger
Journey to the land of the enchanting, elusive, and critically endangered Bengal tiger. While there are many threats to its survival, the most immediate is poaching. To create awareness and raise funds, join us on this special mission to see what is at stake. Travel into the heart of tiger habitat with top MT Sobek guide Brian Weirum, searching for tigers in India's Bandhavgarh National Park and in Nepal's Bardiya National Park, learn about current threats to their survival, and explore what steps can be taken to save them.
  • Behold the magnificent, endangered Bengal tiger in India's Bandhavgarh and Nepal's Bardia National Parks
  • Meet with those working at ground zero to preserve and protect the wild tiger
  • In the spirit of this trip, we ask that all clients make a tax-deductible contribution of $300 to The Fund for The Tiger which will be matched by MT Sobek

Internal Airfare: $650
Minimum Age: 12
Interests
  • Safari, Animals, and Wildlife
14 Nights Starting At
March 14, 2023 through March 28, 2023
Book by:
March 10, 2023 7:00 PM
Internal Airfare not included
Itinerary Overview
Day 2
Experience the Comfortable Tiger’s Den Resort in Tala
Day 3
Rise for a Tiger Safari in Bandhavgarh National Park
Day 4
Searching for Tigers in Bandhavgarh National Park
Day 5
More Tiger Spotting in Bandhavgarh National Park
Day 6
Final Day in Bandhavgarh National Park
Day 9
Scenic Flight to Bardia National Park
Day 10
Explore Bardia National Park
Day 11
Tiger Spotting in Bardia National Park
Day 12
Final Day in Bardia National Park
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Accommodations
MT Sobek: India & Nepal Save the Tiger

Day: 1, duration: 1
Andaz Delhi

Just three minutes from Indira Gandhi International Airport lies Delhi's 5-star Andaz Delhi, a luxury lifestyle hotel. Its nearly 401 rooms are decorated with locally inspired chic and modern art pieces. Guests enjoy Andaz Delhi's historically elite hospitality and access their amenities, which includes an on-site dining hall, restaurant and bar; spa; pool; gym; free Wi-Fi; and luxury fleets of cars that help make your stay comfortable.

Day: 2, duration: 5
Tiger’s Den Resort

Tiger's Den Resort lies on the fringes of a village in the beautiful, tranquil surroundings of the Land of the Tiger — Bandhavgarh National Park. Service standards are exceptionally high, so guests are welcomed and made comfortable in every aspect of their stay. The resort comprises 34 luxury cottages, a restaurant serving elegant Indian and continental cuisine, and beautifully landscaped grounds.

Day: 7, duration: 1
Radisson Blu Plaza Delhi

The Radisson Blu Plaza Delhi combines a convenient location (near the airport) with the comfort of lavish amenities. Its 261 modern rooms and suites offer spa-inspired bathrooms, LCD televisions, and complimentary high-speed Internet. Enjoy delicious meals at the Great Kabab Factory or grab a drink at Savannah Bar. The hotel also features an on-site spa, fitness studio, and beauty salon.

Day: 8, duration: 1
Yak and Yeti Hotel

A five-star oasis in the heart of Kathmandu, the Yak & Yeti is the perfect blend of contemporary international standards and time-honored Nepali tradition. Guests will find refuge among antique fountains, gilded temples, and emerald gardens while enjoying a state-of-the-art gymnasium, spa features, shopping arcades, atrium, tennis courts, and swimming pools.

Day: 9, duration: 4
Tiger Tops Karnali Lodge

Set on the periphery of Bardia National Park, this elegant lodge offers access to Nepal's largest and most well-preserved wilderness area. A peaceful retreat decorated in luxurious furnishings and textiles, Karnali focuses on comfort and privacy while minimizing environmental impact by running mostly on solar power. Meals include fresh, local, organic ingredients, complementing the overall experience of responsible tourism.

Day: 13, duration: 2
Yak and Yeti Hotel

A five-star oasis in the heart of Kathmandu, the Yak & Yeti is the perfect blend of contemporary international standards and time-honored Nepali tradition. Guests will find refuge among antique fountains, gilded temples, and emerald gardens while enjoying a state-of-the-art gymnasium, spa features, shopping arcades, atrium, tennis courts, and swimming pools.

Guides
MT Sobek: India & Nepal Save the Tiger

Brian Weirum
Top MT Sobek guide Brian K. Weirum first led popular treks in the Himalaya in 1983. Since then, he has taken groups to Everest, Mustang, Dolpo, Mount Mera, and Makalu in Nepal, Mount Kailas and Oracle Lake in Tibet, Kanchenjunga in Sikkim, and Bhutan—and regularly leads special departures across the globe. In 1994, Brian created MT Sobek’s successful Save the Tiger trip and founded The Fund for The Tiger, a non-profit tax-exempt public charity dedicated to supporting tiger conservation efforts in India and Nepal.





Inclusions/Exclusions
MT Sobek: India & Nepal Save the Tiger

Inclusions
Expertise and services of our experienced adventure guides
All accommodations as noted in the itinerary
All breakfasts, almost all lunches and dinners as noted in the itinerary
Snacks and water between meals
Additional regional guides and experts on many trips
Comprehensive Trip Planner with detailed pre-trip information
Private guided tours at historic sites, museums, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the itinerary
Special events and other select attractions as mentioned in the itinerary
All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
Equipment and experienced guides for activities as described in the itinerary
Park and other entry fees (unless otherwise noted)
Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the itinerary
Select transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
Baggage transfers and porterage

Exclusions
International airfare, airport taxes, and excess baggage fees
Alcoholic beverages (MT Sobek provides wine at select events)
Gratuities for MT Sobek guides and guide-drivers
Travel Protection Program
Personal expenses
What To Expect
MT Sobek: India & Nepal Save the Tiger

Reason #01

This exclusive trip was crafted exclusively for MT Sobek in 1994 by lead guide Brian Weirum. It is one of our longest continually operated trips.

Reason #02

We support the Fund for the Tiger and have helped raise over $300,000 for tiger conservation in India and Nepal through this trip.

Reason #03

MT Sobek not only features excellent wildlife viewing, but also an education on wildlife conservation, poaching and wildlife prospects for the future.

Activities

Expert-led safaris in search of endangered Bengal tigers in two national parks, plus insightful cultural touring.

Lodging

Elegant lodges and luxury resorts in scenic locales, plus a comfortable modern hotel in Delhi.

Climate

In both India and Nepal, the temperatures will be fairly high, averaging around 95°F in the daytime and 70°F at night.

Do I need a visa for India?

Yes, you do, but you can go online to apply for an Indian e-visa, which is fast and convenient.

Is my transfer included even if I arrive early?

Yes, your transfer is included even if you arrive early.

Can I book an extension for my trip?

Absolutely, we can help book one prior to the trip! Please contact your Adventure Coordinator to learn more about our pre-set extensions in India.

What flights are included in the internal air?

Flights from Delhi - Jabalpur, Khajuraho - Delhi - Kathmandu - Nepalgunj - Kathmandu are included in the internal air cost.

Do I need to fly back to Delhi at the end of the trip?

You can purchase an open-jaw ticket flying into Delhi and out of Kathmandu. If you want to purchase a roundtrip ticket to Delhi, then you must fly back to Delhi at the end of the trip.

Does this trip contribute to any local conservation efforts?

Yes! We ask that travelers make a $300 donation to the Fund for the Tiger to match the donation of $300 per traveler from MT Sobek. The Fund for the Tiger contributes to a host of amazing tiger conservation projects.

 

 

MT Sobek: India & Nepal Save the Tiger

Day: 1, duration: 1
Andaz Delhi

Just three minutes from Indira Gandhi International Airport lies Delhi's 5-star Andaz Delhi, a luxury lifestyle hotel. Its nearly 401 rooms are decorated with locally inspired chic and modern art pieces. Guests enjoy Andaz Delhi's historically elite hospitality and access their amenities, which includes an on-site dining hall, restaurant and bar; spa; pool; gym; free Wi-Fi; and luxury fleets of cars that help make your stay comfortable.

Day: 2, duration: 5
Tiger’s Den Resort

Tiger's Den Resort lies on the fringes of a village in the beautiful, tranquil surroundings of the Land of the Tiger — Bandhavgarh National Park. Service standards are exceptionally high, so guests are welcomed and made comfortable in every aspect of their stay. The resort comprises 34 luxury cottages, a restaurant serving elegant Indian and continental cuisine, and beautifully landscaped grounds.

Day: 7, duration: 1
Radisson Blu Plaza Delhi

The Radisson Blu Plaza Delhi combines a convenient location (near the airport) with the comfort of lavish amenities. Its 261 modern rooms and suites offer spa-inspired bathrooms, LCD televisions, and complimentary high-speed Internet. Enjoy delicious meals at the Great Kabab Factory or grab a drink at Savannah Bar. The hotel also features an on-site spa, fitness studio, and beauty salon.

Day: 8, duration: 1
Yak and Yeti Hotel

A five-star oasis in the heart of Kathmandu, the Yak & Yeti is the perfect blend of contemporary international standards and time-honored Nepali tradition. Guests will find refuge among antique fountains, gilded temples, and emerald gardens while enjoying a state-of-the-art gymnasium, spa features, shopping arcades, atrium, tennis courts, and swimming pools.

Day: 9, duration: 4
Tiger Tops Karnali Lodge

Set on the periphery of Bardia National Park, this elegant lodge offers access to Nepal's largest and most well-preserved wilderness area. A peaceful retreat decorated in luxurious furnishings and textiles, Karnali focuses on comfort and privacy while minimizing environmental impact by running mostly on solar power. Meals include fresh, local, organic ingredients, complementing the overall experience of responsible tourism.

Day: 13, duration: 2
Yak and Yeti Hotel

A five-star oasis in the heart of Kathmandu, the Yak & Yeti is the perfect blend of contemporary international standards and time-honored Nepali tradition. Guests will find refuge among antique fountains, gilded temples, and emerald gardens while enjoying a state-of-the-art gymnasium, spa features, shopping arcades, atrium, tennis courts, and swimming pools.

MT Sobek: India & Nepal Save the Tiger

Brian Weirum
Top MT Sobek guide Brian K. Weirum first led popular treks in the Himalaya in 1983. Since then, he has taken groups to Everest, Mustang, Dolpo, Mount Mera, and Makalu in Nepal, Mount Kailas and Oracle Lake in Tibet, Kanchenjunga in Sikkim, and Bhutan—and regularly leads special departures across the globe. In 1994, Brian created MT Sobek’s successful Save the Tiger trip and founded The Fund for The Tiger, a non-profit tax-exempt public charity dedicated to supporting tiger conservation efforts in India and Nepal.





MT Sobek: India & Nepal Save the Tiger

Inclusions
Expertise and services of our experienced adventure guides
All accommodations as noted in the itinerary
All breakfasts, almost all lunches and dinners as noted in the itinerary
Snacks and water between meals
Additional regional guides and experts on many trips
Comprehensive Trip Planner with detailed pre-trip information
Private guided tours at historic sites, museums, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the itinerary
Special events and other select attractions as mentioned in the itinerary
All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
Equipment and experienced guides for activities as described in the itinerary
Park and other entry fees (unless otherwise noted)
Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the itinerary
Select transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
Baggage transfers and porterage

Exclusions
International airfare, airport taxes, and excess baggage fees
Alcoholic beverages (MT Sobek provides wine at select events)
Gratuities for MT Sobek guides and guide-drivers
Travel Protection Program
Personal expenses
MT Sobek: India & Nepal Save the Tiger

Reason #01

This exclusive trip was crafted exclusively for MT Sobek in 1994 by lead guide Brian Weirum. It is one of our longest continually operated trips.

Reason #02

We support the Fund for the Tiger and have helped raise over $300,000 for tiger conservation in India and Nepal through this trip.

Reason #03

MT Sobek not only features excellent wildlife viewing, but also an education on wildlife conservation, poaching and wildlife prospects for the future.

Activities

Expert-led safaris in search of endangered Bengal tigers in two national parks, plus insightful cultural touring.

Lodging

Elegant lodges and luxury resorts in scenic locales, plus a comfortable modern hotel in Delhi.

Climate

In both India and Nepal, the temperatures will be fairly high, averaging around 95°F in the daytime and 70°F at night.

Do I need a visa for India?

Yes, you do, but you can go online to apply for an Indian e-visa, which is fast and convenient.

Is my transfer included even if I arrive early?

Yes, your transfer is included even if you arrive early.

Can I book an extension for my trip?

Absolutely, we can help book one prior to the trip! Please contact your Adventure Coordinator to learn more about our pre-set extensions in India.

What flights are included in the internal air?

Flights from Delhi - Jabalpur, Khajuraho - Delhi - Kathmandu - Nepalgunj - Kathmandu are included in the internal air cost.

Do I need to fly back to Delhi at the end of the trip?

You can purchase an open-jaw ticket flying into Delhi and out of Kathmandu. If you want to purchase a roundtrip ticket to Delhi, then you must fly back to Delhi at the end of the trip.

Does this trip contribute to any local conservation efforts?

Yes! We ask that travelers make a $300 donation to the Fund for the Tiger to match the donation of $300 per traveler from MT Sobek. The Fund for the Tiger contributes to a host of amazing tiger conservation projects.

 

 

About MT Sobek
This is where adventure travel began! Since our first Everest Base Camp trek in 1969, we’ve been connecting adventurers to the world through genuine, active and immersive experiences. We can’t think of anything more fulfilling than being outside and going deep into nature, exploring hidden places and getting to know local people. It’s what we love to do, so let us share it with you.

To feed your spirit of adventure, Mountain Travel Sobek offers a wide range of unique and perfectly paced itineraries led by incredible local guides. We keep groups small, usually fewer than 10 people, and seek out great food and characterful accommodations everywhere we go.

Beyond the seamless logistics and careful attention to detail, our aim is to create a space for truly special moments in unforgettable places.

We are the Adventure Company—come explore with us.

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About MT Sobek
This is where adventure travel began! Since our first Everest Base Camp trek in 1969, we’ve been connecting adventurers to the world through genuine, active and immersive experiences. We can’t think of anything more fulfilling than being outside and going deep into nature, exploring hidden places and getting to know local people. It’s what we love to do, so let us share it with you.

To feed your spirit of adventure, Mountain Travel Sobek offers a wide range of unique and perfectly paced itineraries led by incredible local guides. We keep groups small, usually fewer than 10 people, and seek out great food and characterful accommodations everywhere we go.

Beyond the seamless logistics and careful attention to detail, our aim is to create a space for truly special moments in unforgettable places.

We are the Adventure Company—come explore with us.

Read More

Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.