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3 nights 4 days Widlife Photography Expedition to Kanha National Park. This tour includes 6 safaries in different regions with 4 photographers in each jeep.
About Kanha National Park
Welcome to Kanha Tiger Reserve, The land of tigers, leopards, bison, Jackals, wild dogs & hard ground Barasingha. Made a National Park in 1955, Kanha Tiger Reserve was one of first parks in India to be covered in Project Tiger initiative in1974. Today the park is spread over an area of 1940 square km across Mandla & Balaghat District of Madhya Pradesh. The landscape and surrounding meadows along with saal woodlands and dense forests offers magnanimous views to park visitors. Making the landscape more beautiful are crystal clear streams flowing through the forests & taals or water bodies which are lifeline for resident fauna.
Nearest Airport & rail head is Jabalpur which is 185 km from National park which is roughly 4- 4.5 hours driving distance from Chitvan Jungle Lodge. Kanha is equally well connected by Nagpur (285km) & Raipur (220 km). Those willing to travel by train from Mumbai can opt for Gondia station which is 2 hours of driving distance from lodge. Nagpur is well connected by flights from all major cities in India.
Nagpur - Kanha - Nagpur
Kanha National Park
3 nights 4 days
Kanha National Park
Ashutosh Shinde based out of Mumbai, is a banker by profession and wildlife enthusiast by passion. Wildlife has always been his passion from childhood. Ashutosh has travelled accross Maharashtra in search of wildlife, but his core area of interest has always remained the wildlife of Gujarat. Having travelled extensively in the local terrains, he has gained quite a good knowledge about the resident and migratory flora & fauna. He has been successful in showcasing his knowledge in varied genre of wildlife photography. His work has been recognized by leading international nature & conservation institutions like NGC, BBC Wildlife Magazine, iNaturalist etc. He is associated as a Panel Photography Expert and Consultant, Strategy Team DCP, Mumbai.Read more
Recommended airport is Nagpur. Napur to Kanha distance is approximately 6 hours. Hence, if travelling by Flight, participants are requested to book flight appropriately to ensure that they reach Nagpur by 7 am.
Vidarbha Express (12105) Departs from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus at 7:10PM and reaches Gondia next day at 11:15 am.
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Arrive at Gondia Railway Station / Nagpur Airport / Nagpur Railway station and our vehicles will be ready to receive you for your onward journey to one of the most beautiful forest of this planet, Kanha National Park. We are expected to reach our base camp at Chitvan Jungle Lodge. After a brief introduction of the participants at lunch, our group leader will provide a insight about the park and also run past through a quick round on basics of Wildlife Photography. Participant may have a quick round of equipment testing and small session of photography around the resort to ensure they are all set to hit the ground. We will soon get on with our first round in the park. In order to provide utmost comfort for photography, we have limited the occupancy upto only 4 photographers per jeep. Post the safari, we will discuss about the sighting while seeping on hot cup of tea/coffee. We will gather again once everyone is freshen up to discuss and review the images captured during the first round. Our Group leader will review the images and discuss in detail about the intricacies of wildlife photography. Dinner at the dining hall and we go off to sleep to ensure we are fresh next day morning for a second round.
Expedition starts from Kanha Tiger Reserve on 04-May-23, participants travelling from different regions unless travelling together with Team Leader, need to ensure to check-in before 1PM in Chitvan Jungle Lodge / Join the team at Mukki Gate on or before 2:15PM
Wake up call at 4:30 AM and we will meet at meeting area to hit the forest and witness the real beauty of Kanha unfolding the story of jungle book in its most scenic terrains of the forest. One more specialty of Safaris in Madhya Pradesh is to have breakfast in the middle of the forest. Safari ends at 11:30AM. On our return we will have discussion about our experience in the morning round and images clicked. Participants are free to take rest till lunch or can take a round in surrounding area. Lunch will be ready around 1PM, post which get ready for the third round of safari. We will spend evening discussing the stories of our journey so far. Enjoy dinner and off to sleep !!
Get ready and gather at meeting area around 5:30AM for morning Tea/Coffee session. Proceed to forest for the last round. Enjoy the forest and its inhabitants for the last time of this expedition. Come back to resort finish breakfast. Pack your bags and we will bid adieu to one of the most scenic park of India.
Cars will be ready to drop us at Railway Station / Airport. Trip ends here !!!
On field learning from the experts is said to be one of the best methods of improving your skillsets. Our Wildlife Photography Expert will hand hold you at every possible step for a better understanding of perspectives, camera controls and how to make use of the best opportunities to get better images. The training will focus on the following
Image processing workshop
To maximize and complete your photographic learning, join our evening session of informal discussions on digital image processing. Our Expert will work on few of his own images or a few of yours (which you have clicked during the day) and demonstrate various techniques of image processing to give a final shape to your artwork. The following will be discussed
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Please take a note that sighting of a Tiger and / or a good photography opportunity to capture it in an ideal frame is a matter of luck. Though the possibility of sighting is high but it can never be guaranteed in the wild.
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