Tadoba - Big Cat Diaries


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About Tadoba - Big Cat Diaries

10 to 24 years

  • About:
    Established in 1935
    Declared as National Park in 1955
    Declared as Tiger Reserve (including Andhari WLS) in 1995
    Part of Project Tiger
    Total Area : 1701 sq.kms
  • Distances (Transport):
    By Air: Nagpur airport is 205 km. away via Chandrapur; 140 km. via Chimur.
    By Rail: The nearest railhead is Chandrapur, 35 km. from the park. 
  • Wildlife: 
    Tadoba is famous for its Tiger population but the forest is full of other wildlife too! A short visit to the park will leave you wanting for more and some more…

    Mammals: Tiger, Leopard, Wild Dogs, Sloth Bear, Chital, Sambar, Muntjac, Nilgai, Gaur, Wild Boar, Hanuman Langur and much more.
    Birds: Over 200 species of birds have been documented from Tadoba. Eagles, Owls, Kingfishers and Storks are some of the attractions.
    Reptiles: Crocodiles, Monitor Lizards, Calotes, Chameleon and Snakes are found commonly.
    Butterflies: Over 75 species of Butterflies are found at Tadoba.
    Flora: Ghost Tree, Mahua, Ain, Bamboo, Teak and Bahava are attractions along with a lot more plant life.
  • Camp Objectives:
    Reading and communicating with the forest. Exploration and observations of flora and fauna. Introducing participants to the joys of Indian Wildlife and helping them in becoming a Jungle Detective. 

Notes:
1. Camper MUST CARRY Original - School photo id, Aadhar Card, Passport, Voter Id, Pan Card, Driving License (Any One)

2. Save WhatsApp number to receive camp updates - +91 9819983870

3. To avail Apex Rail Fare, book 122 days before departure.

4. Full payment discount: Pay full amount in one go 30 days prior to departure by cheque/net transfer only.

5. Balance amount is payable 30 days prior to camp departure.

6. Please check the website for Pre-camp schedule and venue. Itinerary is subject to change without notice

7. Please refer Important Notes regarding Air Travel, discounts, payment terms, cancellation etc.

Trip Overview
  • Price
    starting from ₹17500
  • Highlights

    Exciting walking trails.
    Great sightings of Tigers & Bears.
    Jungle safaris, Nature Trails, Cycling, Birding, Treasure hunt, campfire.
    An exhilarating jungle camp.

  • Type
    Wildlife
  • Pickup from:
    Report at the main porch of Pune station at 1600 hrs.
  • Accomodation
    AC rooms on multiple sharing basis
  • DAY 1
    Report at the main porch of Pune station at 1600 hrs. Depart by Garibrath (12113) to Nagpur at 1740 hrs.
    Mumbai campers report at 1130 hrs at Mumbai CST main porch. Board Nagarcoil Exp (16339) heading to Pune.
  • DAY 2
    Arrive at Nagpur at 0925 hrs and proceed to Tadoba by SUV’s. Orientation at the resort followed by Community Interaction ( Visit Tribal Agarbatti centre)
  • DAY 3
    Morning and evening Jungle Safaris to view wildlife – wild boars, jackals, jungle cat, sloth bear, leopard, gaur, tiger. Post trail discussions, games, sky watch.
  • DAY 4
    On the jungle trail . . . discover the tale tell signs, follow the Pugmarks, mimic the birds. Your instructors will teach you to read the jungle book. Hopefully you will see lots of wild animals. Post trail discussions, games. Camp fire at night. (Morning Cycling & Trail)
  • DAY 5
    Cycling and Birding trail in the morning. Depart for Nagpur after lunch to board Garibrath (12114) for travel to Pune at 1835 hrs.
  • DAY 6
    Arrive Pune in the morning by 0945 hrs.
    Mumbai campers board LTT Exp (11014). Reach LTT at 1430 hrs.

  • Train travel by AC 3 class
  • Transfers by AC SUV”s
  • Jungle Safaris by Gypsy
  • AC rooms on multiple sharing basis.
  • All veg meals
  • Services of instructors/resource persons
  • Travel and Activity Insurance
    • Meals during travel Pune-Tadoba-Pune or Mumbai-Tadoba-Mumbai
    • Personal expenses such as telephones, drinks, mineral water, laundry, porter charges etc
    • Medical, hospitalization, evacuation and related expenses
    • Any item not covered under the head ‘cost includes’.
      1) One haversack and one small shoulder bag (NO TROLLEY BAG OR SUITCASE)

      2) Comfortable clothes for the no. of days (track Pants, t-shirts, tops etc) (Avoid Jeans)

      3) Suitable nightwear, shorts, 3/4 s, one shawl/ chaddar, sweatshirt, undergarments, towel, napkin/ handkerchief, ladies sanitary sets

      4) Sport shoes, socks, floaters, Suncap/ hat, water bottle

      5) Personal kit containing toilet accessories, sunscreen, cold cream, odomos, NO DEODORANT

      6) Torch with fresh batteries

      7) Sunglasses, camera, binoculars, (optional at your own risk)

      8) A bird book, field guide (if available)

      9) Personal medicine, if any, with a note explaining doses, time, quantity etc. with the name of the child, No need to send any extra medicine

      10) Pen, a small diary, a storybook

      11) Around 1500/- for meals during travel and for shopping

      12) Please don’t send Mobile phone, music player etc. with the child.

      13) An ID card with a colour copy, (school I card/ Adhaar card/ Driving License etc) (penalty of Rs 1500 if no ID card brought)

      14) Chain and lock for all train camps
Trip Dates Availability Price
02 Apr to 07 Apr Yes ₹ 17500 ₹19500 Book Now
23 Apr to 28 Apr Yes ₹ 17500 ₹19500 Book Now
07 May to 12 May Yes ₹ 17500 ₹19500 Book Now
21 May to 26 May Yes ₹ 17500 ₹19500 Book Now

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