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Sundowner is a Dutch tour operator specialising in tailor made and small group wildlife holidays worldwide. We have travelled the world looking for wildlife and natural beauty in remote places. Just to name a few of our favourites: Tiger safaris in India, Nepal and Russia Whale watching in Canada, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Azores, Madeira and Iceland Safaris in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Na...mibia, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa Panda bear tracking in China Expedition cruises in Antarctica and Spitsbergen Walking with polar bears in Canada Killer whale watching in Iceland Brown bear watching in Alaska, Canada, Finland, Romania, Bulgaria, Estonia and Slovakia Wolf tracking in Sweden and America Gorilla tracking in Gabon, Congo-Brazzaville, Uganda and Rwanda Orangutan tracking in Borneo Expedition cruises in the Galapagos Rainforest tours in Costa Rica, Ecuador, Gabon, Congo-Brazzaville and Borneo See more on our website We love sharing our experience with you. Call or email us to discuss your plans and we will help make your wildlife dreams come true.

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RECOMMENDED PARKS & SANCTUARIES

Bardia National Park

Bardia National Park is the largest of Nepal’s Protected Areas, covering 968 sq kms in the western terai region of the country.

Corbett Tiger Reserve

Named after the famous hunter, naturalist and author Jim Corbett who played a key role in its establishment, Corbett is the oldest national park in India.

Sundarbans National Park

The Sundarbans is a cluster of low-lying islands in the Bay of Bengal, measuring about 40,000 sq km across India and Bangladesh, making it the largest active delta in the world ...

National Chambal Sanctuary

National Chambal Sanctuary, named after one of India’s cleanest and longest rivers Chambal, covers an area of 1240 sq kms across the three states of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.

Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve

Ranthambhore National Park is part of the much large 1333sq km Ranthambhore Tiger reserve, in the Sawai Madhopur district of Eastern Rajasthan.

Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve

The Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve is arguably one of India’s most exciting Tiger reserves, a forest that used to be famous as a favourite of shikari’s or hunters.

Nagarhole Tiger Reserve

Nagarhole is a combination of two Kannada terms, 'Nagara' meaning 'Cobra' and 'Hole' meaning 'River'. This National Park has been named after the river 'Nagarhole' which snakes through its rich tropic

Gir National Park

The Gir Forest National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is a forest and wildlife sanctuary in Gujarat, India.

Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga, located on the banks of the mighty Brahmaputra River in the far North East, in the Indian state of Assam, is a very different Tiger reserve.

Satpura Tiger Reserve

Satpura National Park is one of India’s finest Tiger reserves, and was the winner in 2010 of the TOFT Wildlife Tourism Award for ‘most visitor friendly’ wildlife destinations.

Pench Tiger Reserve

Since 1992 Pench has been included under the umbrella of Project Tiger as the 19th Project Tiger Reserve.

Panna Tiger Reserve

Originally a hunting reserve, owned by the Maharaja of Panna, the boundary of the 540 sq. km park is marked by the broad and rocky River Ken which flows through the Vindhya range in Madhya Pradesh tow

Kanha Tiger Reserve

Kanha is considered by some as the India’s greatest park, an excellent habitat for many mammals and bird species.

Keoladeo National Park

Keoladeo National Park or Keoladeo Ghana National Park formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary is a World Heritage Site near the town of Bharatphur in Rajasthan.

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Recommended Lodges

IN Bardia National Park

Tiger Tops Karnali Lodge

Tiger Tops Karnali Lodge helped put Bardia National Park on the wildlife map many years ago and today continues to offer the same warm Nepalese hospitality in a beautiful setting, nature’s home to its array of creatures great and small.

IN Corbett Tiger Reserve

Jim’s Jungle Retreat

Committed to responsible tourism, with active involvement of the local community, Jim’s Jungle Retreat offers its guests an exciting, educative and uplifting experience in the buffer forests of Corbett. 

IN Sundarbans National Park

Sunderban Tiger Camp

Located on Dayapur Island on the banks of the River Pitchkhali opposite the mangrove reserve, this camp is a comfortable resort for exploring the region’s fascinating mangrove forests, myriad islands and fascinating wildlife.

IN National Chambal Sanctuary

Mela Kothi – The Chambal Safari Lodge

Ram Pratap Singh and his wife Anu have turned their run down inheritance, Mela Kothi, into a lovingly restored homely lodge nestled in 35 sprawling acres of scenic woodlands.

IN Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve

Khem Villas

Owned by Dr. Goverdhan Singh, son of legendary Park Director, Fateh Singh Rathore and his charming wife, Usha, Khem Villas is a very comfortable and family-run stay in 25 acres of restored farmlands.

The Oberoi Vanyavilas Wildlife Resort

For those who demand the sumptuous home comforts, The Oberoi Vanyavilas Wildlife Resort is just your abode. Spread over twenty acres of landscaped gardens, it has a number of palatial tents with finely embroidered canopies and private walled gardens, a large waterhole and lounge areas fit for a Maharaja.

Nahargarh

With a remarkably bold vision, Gaj Singh has built the unmistakable Nahargarh to resemble a sixteenth century fort complex of the Indo-Islamic era, within which sits a traditional Rajput hunting lodge, complete with a myriad of arches, sumptuous domes, formal Mughal gardens, courtyards and even painted frescos, all nestled with the background of the picturesque Aravalli Hills. It’s an extraordinary authentic copy from the 21st century.

IN Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve

Svasara Jungle Lodge

Set over ten acres of land near the Kolara tribal hamlet, Svasara is a Sanskrit word meaning nest, which is exactly what the lodge aims to offer - a place of security and belonging that exists in harmony with its natural surroundings.

TigerTrails Jungle Lodge

TigerTrails is a converted family home of the Dhanwatays, fashioned into a simple forest lodge and set in 20 acres of rejuvenated forest and a plethora of well-visited waterholes.

IN Nagarhole Tiger Reserve

Evolve Back Kuruba Safari Lodge, Kabini

Cleverly inspired in design by the Kadu Kuruba Hadis, the local tribal village homestead, this picturesque wilderness resort is bordered on two sides by the Kabini reservoir

IN Gir National Park

The Fern Gir Forest Resort

In the land of the famous Asiatic lions at Sasan Gir, The Fern Gir Forest Resort offers 40 well-appointed, air-conditioned villas, suites, cottages and tents,

IN Kaziranga National Park

Infinity Resorts Kaziranga

Set in the midst of a thick bamboo grove, a plantation of betel nuts and fruit trees, Infinity Resort offers you a very comfortable abode high off the ground, built on a contemporary interpretation of old Assamese houses

IN Satpura Tiger Reserve

Reni Pani Jungle Lodge

Reni Pani Jungle Lodge is a cleverly designed conservation and wildlife lodge run by a family who are seasoned Bhopali hoteliers. This beautiful lodge is located in pristine forest close to Satpura National Park.

Forsyth Lodge

Forsyth Lodge’s founders pioneered Satpura’s rise to prominence, helping to catalyse its more innovative approach to nature tourism. This stylish lodge set in a once barren tract of 44 acres of farmland is now a restored forest with grassy meadows, alive again with birds and wildlife, reflecting their original passion.

IN Pench Tiger Reserve

Baghvan – Taj Safaris

Located on the edge of the Pench Tiger Reserve, Baghvan is aptly named after India’s iconic Royal Bengal Tiger.

Pench Tree Lodge

The unique Pench Tree Lodge is set in one of the least explored areas on the northern borders of the Pench National Park, close to the picturesque village of Sarahiri.

Tuli Tiger Corridor

Spread over 22 acres this plush resort on the edge of the Pench forest is set around a large water body, with fifteen sumptuous cottages and eight spacious walk-in tents all furnished with rich antique style furniture and furnishings

IN Panna Tiger Reserve

Pashan Garh – Taj Safaris

Pashan Garh is built at the top of a small hill in 200 acres of wilderness adjoining Panna Tiger Reserve with far-reaching views of the tiger forest and a large waterhole that has been host to numerous big cats and antelopes.

Ken River Lodge

Spread over 50 acres of woodland, the lodge is built on the banks of the wide crocodile infested Ken river and is home to Shyamendra Singh, grandson of the Maharaja of Nagod

IN Kanha Tiger Reserve

Singinawa Jungle Lodge

Located in 110 acres of reclaimed and restored jungle, Singinawa is appropriately named in Sherpa language meaning ‘Protectors of the Sacred Forest’.

Kanha Earth Lodge

Kanha Earth Lodge is tucked into 16 acres of reforested lands, adjoining the buffer forests of Kanha. Lying close to a small quintessential village community and rich farmlands,

Banjaar Tola – Taj Safaris

Banjaar Tola is a plush jungle safari lodge situated on the banks of the Banjaar River.

Kanha Jungle Lodge

Naturalist and old timers Tarun and Dimple Bhati have run the Kanha Jungle lodge for over fifteen years, as part of Tiger Resorts Group

Tuli Tiger Resort

Tuli Tiger Resort is set in 22 acres of formal greenery and woodlands and a large natural pond that attracts a host of animals

Flame of the Forest Safari Lodge

Flame of the Forest is the dream ofnaturalist Karan Modi and his Swisswife Isabelle Heini.

IN Keoladeo National Park

The Birder’s Inn

The Birder’s Inn is run by Tirath Singh, an avid bird watcher and naturalist. Located a mere stone’s throw from the entrance to the park, the lodge offers 24 spacious rooms that overlook lush gardens.

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