Tour Reports

Ranthambhore April 2017 (Batch 2) Trip Report

Tiger cub, Ranthambhore
50 sightings of 15 individual tigers in five different zones seems like the synopsis of a fairy tale. Yet, those are exactly the numbers the group was left with after the Ranthambhore Full Day Tour! And in the few moments when the tigers weren’t in attendance, the other jungle denizens enchanted their
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Kabini February 2017 Trip Report

Kabini Wildlife Photography Tour
Kabini has been a consistently productive wildlife Photo Tour and the sightings in the depths of its nuanced green forests and meditative backwaters have been dramatic and exhilarating in every sense of the words. In February 2017, the participants of The Leopard’s Lair Kabini Photography Tour had yet again a
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January 2017 Kabini Trip Report

When the participants arrived at Kabini River Lodge for the two-night/three-day Wildlife Photography Tour, little did they know just how deeper their connection with the wild would get than they had imagined. And that’s what happened: a rewarding journey into the thick, green forests of Kabini in the wintry days
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Ranganathittu December 2016 Photography Trip Report

Not often do you get to blend fun, learning, art and travel all on a weekend. But when you do, you mustn’t miss it for the world. And that’s what the participants of the Ranganathittu Nature Photography Masterclass did: after learning the basics of photography, they set out to the Bird Sanctuary comprising small
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January 2016 Kaziranga Trip Report – Part 2

Water Buffalo, Kaziranga
After an overwhelmingly productive beginning to the Tour in Nameri, the group drove to Kaziranga. And it’d mesmerise them with the infinite beauty it contained in its confined wilderness. When the group entered Kaziranga, they saw rhinos on the left side of the road, and stopped to climb a watchtower. Many
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Kaziranga January 2016 Trip Report – Part 1 (Nameri)

Every year we embark on an epic wildlife tour of Assam, where the mighty Brahmaputra River nurtures a unique and diverse ecosystem. But this year was an especial species fest.  Sourabha Rao reports on the specifics of the epicness starting with this first part which contains the story of Nameri. After landing in
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May 2016 Kenya Trip Report

The name ‘Harvest in the Savannah’ suggested a bounty of animal encounters, but little did the participants of the Tour know that with ostriches, gazelles, gerenuks, bustards, giraffes and more, the show would start even before the Tour had properly commenced! When at the very entrance of Amboseli National Park,
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Ladakh July 2016 Trip Report

Eight nights and nine days… that’s how long the Toehold Ladakh July Photo Tour was, offering the participants rewarding experiences in the high altitudes of the Himalayas. We share with you the Tour story here; a story from the mighty mountains and why they become an addiction that you never want to fight
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Bandipur June 2016 Trip Report

It wasn’t until we heard a couple of jungle babblers delightfully chattering away in the bamboo groves of Bandipur, fracturing the fabric of silence, did we realise that this was going to be not just a Tour. It was to be a journey to rediscover an ancient connection with the world we inhabit. The first day […]
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December 2015 Little Rann of Kutch Tour Report

With the rain gods having lavished it with attention in August, the Little Rann of Kutch was gleaming enticingly. What was in store for our group was about to be revealed. With most of the participants coming into Kutch for the first time, I was very excited to show them the natural beauty of the land of migratory
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