& the Taj Mahal!
March 12-26, 2022
Dear Travelers and Friends:
We invite you to join us as
we explore the wildlife and
wild places of India on our
popular India Wildlife Safari!
This trip is a magnificent introduction
to the national parks,
sanctuaries, and exquisite
cultural antiquities of India,
from tigers to the Taj Mahal,
including three premiere
This year we will return to
Kanha National Park where
we will stay in an exquisite
lodge, as we do at Bharatpur.
Both of these lodges were built
by our friend and colleague
who descends from Indian
royalty on his family’s historic
property. Please see the lodge
Leading the safari will be
our excellent Indian naturalist.
He will be joined by local guides,
park wardens, and other guests
to give different perspectives
and insights into the Indian
We’ll begin our India Safari in
Delhi, and will then go by train to
Ranthambore National Park
(famous for its tiger populations,
diverse species of deer, large
crocodiles, waterfowl and birds)
where we’ll stay in comfortable,
rustic stone cottages.
We will take the train to
Bharatpur Sanctuary, the
best place to see birds in India.
Herons, egrets, and ibis line the
waterways. Vultures, hawks, falcons and many
flycatchers perch in isolated trees. On forest
walks, we will look for colorful butterflies,
flowers, and iridescent pheasants.
Near Bharatpur are the Taj Mahal and
Fatehpur, two of the most famous sites in India.
Both are intriguing and we’ll have time to savor
the beauty, artistry, and cultural significance of
We will then fly to Raipur where we will drive
to our exquisite lodge at Kanha National Park.
This is one of the largest parks in India and is also
part of Project Tiger, one of India’s most important
conservation efforts. We will travel by jeep and
elephant (for tiger viewing) into a variety of
habitats for wildlife viewing.
All of this, and more, awaits you in India!
We invite you to join us as we explore this magical
land of intrigue.
Margaret M. Betchart
Betchart Expeditions Inc.
2021 Brochure (PDF)