Guests on Safari in India
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Breaking new ground in the Indian tourism industry, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces joint ventures with &Beyond, Africa's leading luxury experiential travel company and leading ecotourism company. This collaboration provides guests with the ultimate interpretive wildlife experience in India based on a proven sustainable ecotourism model. Guests will benefit from Taj Hotel's legendary hospitality, and the expertise of &Beyond in delivering a unique and in-depth wilderness experience.

India offers a fascinating alternative to Africa. The safari experience will comprise game viewing, interpretive jungle walks and meditative solitude. The lodges, with between 6 to 18 suites each, are designed with a light footprint emulating &Beyond's sophistication of simplicity. Guests will enjoy unique accommodation, expert &Beyond trained guides, exceptional Taj hospitality and sumptuous regional cuisine.

Taj Hotels • &Beyond offers the first and only unique, Indian wildlife circuit offered by one company. Situated on the borders of India's world-renowned tiger reserves, guests have a choice of tented, treehouse or cottage suited accommodation, set deep in India's wilderness. Each comes complete with ensuite bathrooms, with twin basins, separate w.c.'s and indoor and outdoor showers, where possible.





About Taj Hotels Resorts & Palaces
Established in 1903, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is one of Asia's largest and finest group of hotels, comprising 97 hotels in 54 locations across India with an additional 16 international hotels in the Maldives, Malaysia, Australia, UK, USA, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Africa and the Middle East. From world-renowned landmarks to modern business hotels, idyllic beach resorts to authentic Grand Palaces, each Taj hotel offers an unrivalled fusion of warm Indian hospitality, world-class service and modern luxury. For over a century, The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, the iconic flagship has set a benchmark for fine living with exquisite refinement, inventiveness and warmth.  Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is part of the Tata Group, India's premier business house.
www.tajhotels.com
About &Beyond
&Beyond is one of the world's leading experiential adventure travel companies, designing personalised luxury safaris in 16 African countries, as well as India, Bhutan and Sri Lanka. The company also owns and operates 33 extraordinary lodges and camps in Africa and India's wilderness highspots. Established in 1991, &Beyond takes exceptional care of its guests in order to make a difference; its commitment to sustainable responsible travel and community empowerment is world renowned.

www.andbeyond.com
Travel Operators for Tigers Campaign (TOFT)
As part of Taj Safaris' commitment to responsible tourism practices, we are also members of the Travel Operators for Tigers campaign (TOFT).

This is a global travel industry initiative which aims, in cooperation with the charity Global Tiger Patrol, to advocate, catalyse and support a more responsible and sustainable approach to tourism in India's wildlife reserves, together with supporting specific conservation and local community programmes which benefit the local villagers and the wildlife within the parks you visit as part of your itinerary with us.

For further details please view this website: www.toftigers.org
Virtuoso
Virtuoso is the industry's leading luxury travel network. This by-invitation-only organization comprises over 300 agencies with more than 6,000 elite travel specialists in 22 countries, as well as over 1,000 of the world's best travel providers and premier destinations. For travelers who depend on experts to reduce complexity and ensure smart choices, Virtuoso travel advisors design customized travel experiences using the resources and relationships available exclusively through their network membership.

Visit the website. (http://www.virtuoso.com/)
Virtuoso
Taj Air
Taj Air pioneered charter aviation in India in 2002; bringing to the industry, the world-renowned service and Indian hospitality of the Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces. It is the only Indian air charter company to own and operate a state-of-the-art maintenance facility with an exclusive passenger lounge in Mumbai. Taj Air is equipped with a young fleet of aircraft; the youngest available in India for charter flights.

Aircraft Capacity Passengers USP
P.180 Avanti II 6 Twin engine Turbo propeller aircraft with a Cabin Height of 5' 9" and superior 'short runway performance' having a range of 3 hours of 'non-stop' flying.
Falcon 2000 8 Jet aircraft with a range of 6 hours of 'non-stop' flying
Falcon 2000LX 9 Jet aircraft with a range of 8 hours of 'non-stop' flying

Our private jets fly to more than 150 airports in 56 countries. Within India we can fly to over 130 destinations while commercial airlines cover 71 destinations. Our fleet of private jets can fly anywhere in the world within a flying radius of 8 hours and fly even further, with refueling halts. With the P.180 Avanti II, we would even be able to take you closer to the Taj Safaris wildlife lodges in India:

  • Bhandhavgarh (Mahua Kothi), M.P. is 30 mintues drive (25 Kms) from Umaria

For more details please view our website: www.tajaironline.com

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