After breakfast city tour of Kolkata visiting Victoria memorial, St Paulos Cathedral, Belur Math, Kalighat Temple, Pareshnath Jain Temple, Nakhoda Mosque, Birla Planetarium, the magnificent Indian Museum. Evening at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Drive to Basanti, for a boat safari in Sunderbans. The safari is conducted in this sanctuary by boat only and with stop at Watch Tower due to very dense forest and mangrove. Overnight at Lodge in Sunderbans.
Drive to Kanha National Park Afternoon jeep safari. The park is the only habitat of the rare hardground barasingha (Cervus Duvaceli Branderi). Kanha's easily spotted species are 3-striped palm squirrel, common langur monkey, jackal, wild pig, cheetal, barasingha and blackbuck. Less commonly seen are tiger, Indian hare, dhole or Indian wild dog and gaur. Rarely seen are Indian fox, sloth bear, striped hyena, jungle cat, leopard, mouse deer, nilgai (blue bull), rattel and porcupine. Very rarely seen are wolf, Indian pangolin, the smooth Indian otter and civet. Overnight at hotel.
Morning drive to Banhavgarh. On arrival transfer to hotel. Afternoon jungle safari. Bandhavgarh is a small National Park, compact, yet full of game. The density of the tiger population at Bandhavgarh is the highest known in India. This is also White Tiger country, which has been found in the old state of Rewa for many years. Bandhavgarh is densely populated with other species: the great gaur (or Indian bison), sambar and barking deer. Overnight at the hotel.