Satpura Tiger Safari

Satpura Tiger Safari

Satpura Tiger Safari

5 Nights / 6 Days


Satpura Tiger Safari offers a holistic experience of Satpura Tiger Reserve exploring the park by boat, jeep & foot, guided by an experienced English-speaking naturalist. There is an opportunity to stay inside the park in Churna Forest Rest House and a unique experience of reaching the lodge through the reservoir on a beautiful cruise. You get to explore the world heritage site – Bhimbetka Caves – while travelling from the airport to the lodge.

Satpura National Park offers surreal views of wilderness and tranquillity. Satpura’s charming landscape with its rich tapestry of flora and fauna is home to the Spotted Deer, Indian Bison (Gaur), Tigers, Wild boar, Wild dog (Dholes), Blackbuck, Porcupine, Sambhar, Four Horned antelopes (Chowsingha), Crocodile, Malabar squirrels, Langurs, and the famous Albino Gaurs. Sloth bear and Leopard sightings are the special attractions of Satpura Tiger Safari.

The water bodies attract a host of local and migratory birds, making Satpura a bird watcher’s paradise. Home to raptors like the Honey Buzzard, Black Eagle, Rufous-bellied Eagle, and many others, one can also delight in spotting Malabar Pied Hornbill, Paradise Fly Catcher, Migrant Waterfowl, Bar-headed Goose, Pintail, Garganey, Pochard, and Ruddy Shelduck. Rare species like the Indian Skimmer and other wading birds also visit this serene national park.

Satpura Tiger Safari Itinerary Day by Day

Day 01: Satpura National Park

Arrive Bhopal and transfer to Tawa Dam en route visiting Bhimbetka Rock Shelters. From Tawa dam to Denwa Backwater Escape by boat (2.5-3hrs), adding to the experience of reaching the lodge. Lunch will be served on boat. Evening at leisure.

Day 02: Satpura National Park

Walking safaris in the morning, Lunch followed by evening Jeep Safari in the National Park.

Day 03: Satpura National Park

Full day jeep safari to Churna Zone with overnight stay inside the national park at Churna forest rest house.

Day 04: Satpura National Park

Morning safari from Churna and return to lodge for lunch. Guided nature walk in the evening around the lodge.

Day 05: Satpura National Park

Walking safari inside the national park in morning. Late evening safari in buffer zone to spot nocturnal wildlife.

Day 06: Satpura National Park

Breakfast and transfer to Bhopal for further connections.

DAY 01 - 06
Satpura National Park

Denwa Backwater Escape

Leopard, Sloth Bear & Crocodile

Tiger Safari in Satpura National Park
  • Twin sharing accommodation using cottages at the lodge and standard room at Churna FRH as specified in program.
  • All meals starting from lunch on arrival till breakfast on departure and tea/coffee service.
  • 2 shared safaris & 1 Churna round inside the Tiger reserve with entry fees, jeep charges and guide charges included.
  • 1 boat safari, 1 late evening buffer safari & 1 walking safari.
  • Boat transfer from Tawa dam to lodge (may not be available between April-June due to low water levels)
  • Guided tour to Bhimbetka Caves & a nature walk around the lodge.
  • Road transfers by air-conditioned Toyota Innova or similar from Bhopal to Bhopal.
  • All applicable taxes.
  • Camera fee - as on date, still & video cameras are free in Satpura.
  • Any airfare or rail tickets.
  • Any kind of personal expenses or optional tours, extra meals & beverages ordered.
  • Insurance, laundry & phone calls.
  • Bottled water (we provide filtered water), soft drinks & alcoholic beverages.
  • Tips & gratuities.
  • Anything that is not included in the above inclusion list.
*This is an indicative program & can be tailor-made as per your requirement.

FAQs for Satpura Tiger Safari

  • What is the best time for a tiger safari in Satpura?

    Satpura National Park is open around the year but the core zones are closed from 1st July to 30th Sept due to monsoons. October to March offers the best weather with sunny days and very few days of rain. April to June gets hot but is excellent for sightings in the park. Buffer zone in Satpura is open from 1st July to 30th June and is a spectacular time to witness the lush green forest and misty mountains of Pachmari.

  • This program offers a variety of activities including boat safari, jeep safari, walking safari, night safari, full day safari, stay in Churna Forest Rest house, and much more.

  • Satpura Tiger Reserve is well connected from all parts of India by road, air, and rail. It is 176 km southeast of Bhopal, the closest airport to Satpura National Park. Itarsi is a prominent railway junction with trains from all across the country and is just 70 km away. Satpura is just 19 km from a prominent state highway and 70 km away from national highway 12.

  • In addition to its mesmerizing landscape, Satpura National Park takes visitors on a wildlife escapade where in addition to the big cats, one has a good chance of spotting the Giant Malabar Squirrels, Albino Gaurs, Crocodiles & Sloth bear.

  • All our safari programs are tailor-made and this is an indicative program that has been drawn keeping best-suited examples.


Adults (13+)
Children (6-12)
Infant (0-5)