The Best of India wildlife and Tigers photography tour

Tigers of India

The Best of India Wildlife and Tigers Photography Tour
with Kevin Dooley
May 2025


Adventure into Tiger country with wildlife photographer Kevin Dooley. Explore, Photograph, and experience the amazing wildlife of wild India. The best of iIndia wildlife and tigers tour will take us to three of Indias top tiger reserves. Each day on safari, we take in an early morning and afternoon of game viewing into some of India’s most famous national parks. Among the sal and bamboo forests and grassy meadows, search for the elusive Bengal tiger. You may also encounter chital, blackbucks, gaurs, leopards, hyenas, sloth bears, barasingha and a host of exotic bird species. We will stay in some of Indias finest safari lodges where both food and comfort are top quality. Other opportunities will include a visit to the Taj Mahal at sunrise, the Red Fort, and Fatehpur Sikri


Kevin Dooley is an award-winning Wildlife and Wedding Photographer who grew up in Placitas, New Mexico. At the age of 18, he enlisted into the Navy and served on an aircraft carrier. After he completed his service he returned to New Mexico and opened his own photography studio in Albuquerque which is still running 37 years later. His passion for wildlife photography and Africa, led him to his safari adventures and he eventually opened Idube Photo Safaris. Kevin is a certified FGASA (Field Guide Association of South Africa), Wildlife Guide, a PPA Master Photographer and takes guests from all over the world on amazing photographic safaris in Africa, Alaska, the Amazon, India and the Antarctic. He also teaches wildlife and wedding photography workshops

Kevin Dooley

Kevin Dooley Photographer
Wild Tigers of India
The Best of India Wildlife and Tiger photography Tour

Your First Night In India
Taj Palace Hotel

  luxury hotel located close to International Airport, with a variety of quality restaurants.  

Additional nights can be reserved prior to the start of the safari at Additional cost. We will offer several day trips starting at least two days prior to the commencement of the safari.

Your first safari lodge
Kanha Earth Lodge

The Best of India Wildlife and Tigers photography Tour


Amenities in the Bungalows
  • Dressing Room
  • Reclining lounge by a window with a view
  • Writing desk with a comfortable chair
  • Sprawling veranda where you can sip your cuppa and savour the sights, or just meditate
  • En-suite bathrooms with double vanities
  • 24-hour power back up
  • Air-conditioning
  • Wardrobe and safe
Common areas
  • A plush lounge area and bar
  • Nature library cum presentation room
  • Infinity pool by the fringe forests
  • A Victorian style multi-cuisine dining hall
  • Outdoor portico and sit-out for star gazing
  • Private terrace for barbeques
  • Organic vegetable garden


Our multi-cuisine dining hall serves and curates an array of regional, Indian and continental flavours, rustled up by our expert chefs. Our dishes are made from locally sourced, fresh food produce. Tantalise your taste buds with the unique flavours of Tikkar Roti (flat bread oven roasted in camel foot leaves), Lamb Booti curry, Chakri, Basil Ice cream and an exclusive variety of other dishes.

Tigers of India

Overnight Taj Palace Hotel

ITC Mughal
Over night Agra
Red Fort and Taj Mahal

Vivanta Taj Sawai Madhopur Lodge
2nd Safari Lodge


LVIVANTA . AS IT WAS. WITH A FRESH NEW VIBE. There’s a new roar in Sawai Madhopur. Less than 3 kilometres from the Ranthambore railway station. Vivanta Sawai Madhopur Lodge, the only heritage hotel, is one of the best resorts in Ranthambore. The original lodge was built over 80 years ago and not much has changed.  What is now one of the top luxury hotels in Ranthambore, was once a hunting stop for the Maharaja of Jaipur. Tents were pitched on the vast grounds and the royal family camped here often. The original art deco styled lodge still houses the original dining hall, bar and lounge. The veranda added later also remains with all its grand style. The tents however, have made way for luxurious rooms and suites. And, while the spirit of the lodge remains, it is a new spirited style that makes its presence felt. Feel the vibe of Vivanta. A fresh new vibe that complements tradition

The Best Of India wildlife and Tigers Tour


May 16th-30th 2023



         14 nights / 15 days (Search of Royal Bengal Tigers and other wild life)






May 16, 2023 Tuesday

Arrive Delhi


May 17, 2023 Wednesday

Delhi to Jabalpur by flight, drive to Kanha – approx 3h30m

Kanha np is closed every Wednesday evening throughout the year for safaris.

May 18, 2023 Thursday



AM & PM: Game drive at Kanha np


May 19, 2023 Friday



AM & PM: Game drive at Kanha np


May 20, 2023 Saturday



AM & PM: Game drive at Kanha np


May 21, 2023 Sunday

Kanha – Jabalpur drive, flight to Delhi


AM: Game drive at Kanha np.  Post lunch drive to Jabalpur airport in time to connect flight to Delhi


May 22, 2023 Monday

Delhi – Agra


AM: Drive to Agra – approx. 3h30 mts


PM: Visit Agra Fort, Taj Mahal by sunset


May 23, 2023 Tuesday

Agra – Ranthambore


AM: Visit Taj by Sunrise from Mehtab Bagh, return to hotel for breakfast.


Post breakfast drive to Bharatpur to connect schedule train to Sawai Madhopur en-route visit Fatehpur Sikri.


May 24, 2023 Wednesday



AM & PM: Game drive at Ranthambore np


May 25, 2023 Thursday



AM & PM: Game drive at Ranthambore np


May 26, 2023  Friday



AM & PM: Game drive at Ranthambore np


May 27, 2023 Saturday



AM & PM: Game drive at Ranthambore np


May 28, 2023 Sunday



AM & PM: Game drive at Ranthambore np


May 29, 2023 Monday

Ranthambore – Jaipur drive, flight to Delhi


AM: Game drive at Ranthambore np.


PM: Post lunch drive to Jaipur airport in time to connect schedule flight to Delhi

Drive from Ranthambore to Delhi – approx. 7h30m. 

May 30, 2023 Tuesday

Leave Delhi or overnight and continue on to Sri Lanka add on.




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India Safari

Double Occupancy

Per Person
$ 6989

Single Occupancy

Per Person
$ 7999

Please Note. If Participant does not take part in all activities there are no partial refunds.

The Tour cost includes

  • Accommodation for 13 nights on Bed and Breakfast basis.

  • Buffet / Set menu lunch and dinner as mentioned in the itinerary – 13 lunch & 12 dinners.

  • Air-conditioned Transport: Indian coach in Delhi, Agra & drive from Ranthambore to Jaipur.

    Toyota Innova car for long drive i.e. Jabalpur to Kanha np; Kanha np to Bandhavgarh np; Bandhavgarh np to Jabalpur airport with mineral water and wet wipes (3 pax in a car)

  • 7 game drive at Kanha np; 11 game drive at Ranthambore np with Naturalist (4 pax in one jeep).

  • Camera / Video camera fees.

  • Government Taxes.

The Tour cost excludes 

    • Expenses of personal nature (like tipping, laundry, telephone/fax calls etc.)

    • Beverages (alcoholic / non – alcoholic) and meals that are not included

    • Domestic and international flights and airport taxes

    • India Visa Fee and Travel Insurance

      Additional pre safari nights and tours


Domestic Flights For India

 Delhi to Jabalpur

Cost of economy class fare – subject to change

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Date May 17, 2023 May 21, 2023 May 29, 2023

Sector Delhi to Jabalpur Jabalpur to Delhi

Jaipur to Delhi

Flight No. Timings 6E 5002 – 13:30 / 15:00 SG 2936 – 18:50 / 20:50 6E 7404 – 20:50 / 21:55

Fare USD 135. USD 135 USD 135  

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Very Important that those who continue on to Sri Lanka Apply for a Multi Entry visa for India. Incase you need to return to India to catch your flight home.

The Wildlife of Sri Lanka Photo Safari
Add On
Join us on this wildlife adventure as we continue on from India.

The Wildlife Of Sri Lanka Wildlife Photo Safari

Join wildlife photographer Kevin Dooley on the Wildlife of Sri Lanka Photo Safaris.  Sri Lanka is an island paradise, lined with amazing golden sandy beaches and turquoise blue waters. The oceans are rich with life, and amazing coral reefs.Thedeeper waters are home to marine giants such as the Blue Whale, the largest animal to have ever lived. Sri Lanka boasts a rich natural
heritage, with amazingwildlife and biodiversity and incredibly for an island of its size can boast of iconic mega fauna such as leopards, elephants and sloth bears. The island is also
regarded as a biodiversity hotspot and teams with endemic birds, reptiles, amphibians as well as plant species found nowhere else on earth. With numerous man-made
lakes and rivers running through its interior, lush tropical rainforests, mangroves and coastal lagoons, misty highlands laden with waterfalls and dry zone scrub
jungles, Sri Lanka comprises of a wide range of picturesque landscapes and natural habitats which can be compared to that of a much larger continent.
Venture into an ancient land with thousands of years of history of ancient cities and a vibrant culture with amazing architectural monuments and incredible feats
of engineering which can be linked to the origins of Buddhism in the country with magnificently constructed stupas and the ruined remains of ancient kingdoms.
Taste the wonderful flavors of the local cuisine using fresh produce from land and sea. Boasting of a unique culinary heritage, Sri Lankan cuisine is rich in spices
with its own distinct flavour and is a fusion of traditional dishes mixed with influences from traders and colonial powers. Experience the misty highlands and tea
country and have a cup of the world famous Ceylon Tea. The real treasure of Sri Lanka are its people, a rich multi-cultural and multi religious society. The warm
hospitality and friendly nature of Sri Lankans will make anyone feel welcome. Get to know the people of this land, their ways of life and their amazing stories. Fall
in love with the land like no other. 
Wildlife of Sri Lanka