Dec 2019 | 3N/4D | 46,500/- | Excluding GST
Dec 2019 | 6 Safaris|Rs. 46,500/-
A great opportunity to observe, learn about and photograph the majestic cat in its dominion. You will understand the nuances of wildlife photography. How best to use the available light to create high impact images. How to posit yourself properly and wait for the right moment rather than go trigger happy. A lot of interactions on the field and off it regarding compositions and post-processing will help you to up your photography skills many notches.
Ranthambore National Park is one of the largest national parks in Northern India. Along with Mansingh Sanctuary and the Kaila Devi Sanctuary, it is spread over 400 sq. km of pristine forests. The park is located in the Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan and was a very popular game sanctuary for the Maharajas of Jaipur.
Ranthambore is mainly famous for its tigers but it is also home to a variety of animals like Leopards, striped hyenas, Sambar deer, chital, nilgai, macaques, five-striped palm squirrels, Indian false vampires, Indian flying foxes. The park also has a large number of reptiles like marsh crocodiles, desert monitors, banded kraits, cobras, Ganga turtles, Russel’s vipers, and more – giving wildlife enthusiasts and photographers a chance to observe, experience and make photographs of a variety of animals in one of the most pristine wildlife settings in the country.
Ranthambore is unique for the fact that you spot all these animals in day-time itself, (thanks to the rich forest cover), making it an ideal place for experimenting with wide angle, zoom and subjects in-motion wildlife photographs. Birdwing’s tour of Ranthambore is an exciting and experiential in wildlife photo-tour where you will not only get to learn to make great pictures but will also be given a heads up on the natural history of the place and the subjects (flora & fauna), giving you a better understanding and a unique perspective into wildlife photography.
The best time to visit Ranthambore is during the winters. It is a pretty cinematic experience and as you enter the park the winter mist lifts off to reveal the beauty of the forest. Expect a beautiful uniform golden ray of sunlight during winters for a prolonged period in the day. And this is best for the activity of the mammals. Ready for some thrilling wildlife photography then?
Day 1 – Dec 12th (Thu)
Participants arrive at Sawai Madhopur and check-in to the resort. Post lunch, tour leader will brief on the next 3 days plan. We head out for our first safari inside Ranthambore Tiger Reserve.
After our return from the safari, we will review the images as we sip hot tea in the newly built resort.
Note: If you want a cab to be arranged for pick up from Jaipur or Sawai Madhopur railway station, do let us know.
Overnight: The Ranthambore Bagh
Day 2-3 – Dec 13th (Fri) – Dec 14th (Sat)
For the next two days, we will be heading into the forest for morning and evening safaris.
Wake up to piping hot chai and off you go into the forest for a morning safari. Your tour expert would have gathered information on the previous day sightings from other zones and will try to pick up clues which will help in tracking the tigers and other wildlife. Hope for some good sightings there! Treat yourself for lipsmacking and delicious breakfast. Image review sessions will be done post every safari and guidance on composition and other photography aspects will be given by the mentor.
Post tea in the evening, you will head for another safari, this time in the evening and that will be your third safari. Day 3 will be of same schedule as Day 2.
Overnight: The Ranthambore Bagh.
Day 4 – Dec 15th (Sun)
We will do our last safari into the forest to try our luck with the yellow stripes. Post safari, we will be back to our resort for a lip-smacking breakfast, we will check out and disperse to our respective departure locations. Of course, we there will be a customary group picture for our memory.
CAMERA & LENS
Comfortable & Dull colored clothes
15° to 21°
Bring your own toiletries
A pullover or sweater
ID card that was given while booking the tour.
Note: The date of written communication ( email ) stating the intent to cancel will be considered as the date for applying the cancellation policy.
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