Amit explores the National Parks of Central India

On a recent trip to central India, Amit Dhoj Khadka, Indus Senior Tours Consultant, had a truly unforgettable experience finding out about some of the country’s wonderful National Parks including PannaBandhavgarh, Kanha, Pench and up and coming Satpura.   Here’s our fascinating interview with Amit. 

Tiger in Bandhavgarh National Park, IndiaWhy did you go on this trip?

As Central India is one of the least travelled places and logistically quite challenging, many people shy away from what is India’s best highlight – the amazing array and diversity of wildlife and game plus the tribal areas. Continue reading

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An easy Indian recipe for Savoury Peanuts

When you’re having friends round for a meal or drinks it’s always nice to serve up something you’ve made yourself. But let’s face it, in this busy world we live in, how many of us have time to conjure up those delicate little nibbles that cooks like Nigella, Delia and Jamie tell us will only take 10 minutes but somehow seem to require so much longer?

Recipe for Indian savoury peanuts - ingredients

Here is a REALLY quick and easy recipe for Savoury Peanuts so popular in India and around the world. Continue reading

Pushpraj, the Young Pretender; a Bengal tiger with attitude

You may remember last year we ran a competition to name the Bengal Tiger cub we sponsored in Bandhavgarh National Park in India.  You can read about Kanvar, the winning name meaning ‘Young Prince’, in our blog post here.  We’ve recently had an update on him from Tiger Nation, and more especially his brother, Pushpraj, who’s clearly becoming a force to be reckoned with, in his Madhya Pradesh home .

TIGER DIARY   20th February 2014

Pushpraj the Bengal Tiger India - by Satyendra Tiwari

Pushpraj – The young pretender, in the Tala zone. C Satyendra Tiwari

Pushpraj, the young pretender, is elusive and introvert, broody and antisocial, but increasingly dangerous and aggressive. As a youngster he preferred his own company to those of his siblings and the henpecking of his mother. He never really liked his brother Kanvar and was often seen snarling at him as he preferred to spent time in the company of pretty sister Ananti. Continue reading