Our short extension to Ranthambhore National Park is primarily dedicated to finding the majestic Bengal Tiger but will also provide many more opportunities for several mammals and widespread subcontinent bird species.

Top Birds

Indian Peafowl; Painted Spurfowl; Indian Scops Owl; Yellow-footed Green Pigeon; Alexandrine & Plum-headed Parakeets; Stork-billed Kingfisher; White-bellied Drongo; Tickell’s Blue Flycatcher; Painted Sandgrouse; Yellow-wattled Lapwing; Indian Roller; Indian Stone-curlew; Brahminy Starling; Common Woodshrike; Ashy-crowned sparrow-Lark.

Top Mammals

Bengal Tiger; Leopard; Sambar; Nilgai; Chital; Hog Deer; Sloth Bear (rare); Jungle Cat; Asian Elephant.

Habitats Covered

dry acacia woodlands, tropical dry forest, grassy meadowland

Expected Climate

cool to mild

Max Group Size

8 with 1 Rockjumper leader

Tour Pace & Walking

undemanding

Accommodation

comfortable

Ease of Birding

easy

Photographic Opportunities

good to excellent

What our clients say about us

Glen Valentine
DH - India 2024

We had a great tour. It was smaller even than usual, as two of the participants departed after two days due to illness. Glen, was as always his uber-keen birder, cheerful self. His magic pulled out quite a few surprising sightings.

Stephan Lorenz
MM & GM, Southern India 2018

We really enjoyed both tours. The leader, Stephan Lorenz, was very helpful and worked hard to make the birding trips a success. We appreciated the local guides on both trips as well. They were all very good at getting the job done and making it all enjoyable and seamless. We always feel we are in good hands when we go on a Rockjumper tour.

David Hoddinott
CH, India 2018

David Hoddinott is simply outstanding: Calm, focused, truly excellent knowledge of the birds, their calls and habits. He has a wonderful sense of humour, too.

David Hoddinott
TM, India 2018

This was my first Rockjumper trip. I definitely will be a repeat customer. The booking process was easy and painless. The transport and hotel logistics during the trip were flawless. David Hoddinott and Ansar Khan were excellent guides and worked diligently to make sure we saw as many birds as possible.

Nigel Redman
MC, India 2023

This was the first group birding tour Ive ever taken (meaning, more than myself and either one or two other persons). Rockjumper and Nigel Redman made it a very pleasurable experience, with wonderful birds, beautiful landscapes, and good flexibility and adaptability to the various challenges and obstacles thrown our way on the trip. I heartily recommend both this tour and Nigel Redman as a tour leader! I would happily go on any tour for which Nigel was the leader; his knowledge of ornithology, history, and birding folklore is encycylopedic, and his easy humor and casual nature made for happy hours in our vehicles or over dinner tables (this, in contrast to the group next to us in some of the dining halls, where hardly a word was spoken by any tour member when the trip leader was going through the days list; that was a dictatorship; Nigels tour was a democracy in many ways.)

India - Northern: Bengal Tiger Extension 2025

11 Apr 2025 - 15 Apr 2025 (5 days)

USD1,995 - Spaces Available

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Tour Leader: David Hoddinott

Tour price (Per person): USD1,995 * GBP1,571 * EUR1,847 * AUD3,016

Single Supplement: USD420 * GBP331 * EUR389 * AUD635

India - Northern: Bengal Tiger Extension 2026

10 Apr 2026 - 14 Apr 2026 (5 days)

USD2,100 - Spaces Available

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Tour Leader: Julian Parsons

Pricing notes : *Prices are estimated and dates may change*

Tour price (Per person): USD2,100 * GBP1,654 * EUR1,944 * AUD3,175

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