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1 night 2 days of weekend wildlife photography plus astro photography experience with DCP's Senior Panel Expert. The camp is for those who are looking for some adventure inside the forest and are ready for bit of discomfort in the process.

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About The Tour

Mamdapur Conservation Reserve in the Yeola district of Maharashtra is spread across of 54 square kilometres of area. This is an excellent place to see and photograph large herds of blackbucks. The vast grasslands are a perfect habitat for them. Along with other grassland wildlife, which includes, Hyena, foxes, wolf, Jackal, wild cat, civet cat, hare, mongoose, porcupine, chameleon, etc. The large open grounds also provide a great opportunity to observe and photograph variety of avifauna. The place is away from any urban settlement and the nights are pitch dark providing excellent opportunity for night sky observation and astro photography. 


Quick Information


Ex Rajapur Blackbuck Sanctuary

Start Point:

Mamadapur Blackbuck Sanctuary


1 night 2 days

End Point:

Mamadapur Blackbuck Sanctuary


  • A unique experience of wildlife photography inside Mamadapur blackbuck sanctuary
  • An excellent place to see and photograph large herds of blackbucks in the wild 
  • Exciting session on astro photography under the guidance of DCP senior panel expert
  • Accomodation in forest dormitory and meals as mentioned in the itinerary 
  • All park entry fee, guide charges 


How To Reach

Not applicable. Preferred mode of transport is car pool or hired car / tempo traveller. Please contact our Admin team for coordination.

Not applicable. Preferred mode of transport is car pool or hired car / tempo traveller. Please contact our Admin team for coordination.

Preferred mode of transport is car pool or hired car / tempo traveller. Please contact our Admin team for coordination.

Getting Ready

Things to carry:

  • Telephoto lenses – preferably above 300 mm 
  • Wide angle lens for astro photography 
  • Carry fully charged batteries for your camera / flash.
  • Carry battery charger. Carry extra pack of camera batteries
  • Carry backup memory cards / HDD storage drives, Laptop
  • Carry a bean bag to stabilize your gears while shooting from safari vehicle
  • Carry a big towel / cloth to protect your gear from dust
  • Carry a big cloth / bandanna / scarf to protect you from the dust
  • Sturdy tripod for astro photography session 
  • Remote shutter release (preferably with cable)
  • It is advisable to carry basic first aid along with you.
  • Please carry Odomos to keep you protected from mosquito bites.
  • Carry a pair of good binoculars

We now have an equipment rental service wing. Send a mail to for any requirement. 


Reach Rajapur blackbuck sanctuary, near yeola by 4.30 pm post refreshments and briefing. We leave for evening mammal and bird photography session in our vehicles. We return after dark. By 8.30 pm, we will have dinner. Post dinner we leave for the exciting night trail and a startrail photography session. 

The area is free from light pollution and provides excellent opportunity to do night sky observation and astro photography.

Target species in the night trail – Indian fox, Chameleon, nightjar, owlet, hyena and many other macro subjects.

We will be staying in the forest dormitory.

We get up early in the morning at 5 am and after getting freshen up and tea/coffee we leave for early morning mammal photography shoot.

On foot target species – foxes near the den, jackal pack and blackbucks. We return to tents for breakfast by 7.30 am, post breakfast we leave for blackbuck photography in our vehicles. We will explore different zones of the sanctuary to shoot good images of blackbucks and other wildlife.

By 12 pm our camp concludes.

Field Learnings

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

  1. How to approach Wildlife in the field
  2. Different modes of shooting (Av / A, Tv / S, M and P)
  3. Exposure control in field under difficult light conditions
  4. Mastering metering techniques (Spot, partial, center weighted, evaluative)
  5. Mastering auto focus, focusing points, AF locking and focus tracking for moving subjects
  6. How to get sharp images of moving subjects
  7. Framing and composition in the field
  8. Ethics in Wildlife Photography
  9. Star trail photography technique and processing 

Package Cost

Rs 7800 per head inclusive of all taxes 

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Cost includes

  1. Accomodation in forest dormitory for 1 night 
  2. Day 1 high tea, dinner, Day 2 tea / coffee, breakfast, water bottles.
  3. All park charges, entry fees, guide charges etc
  4. All Taxes and service charges.

Cost does not include:

  1. Transport to and from Mamadapur
  2. Camera / Lens charges if any
  3. Mineral Water, Soft Drinks, Laundry Charges, Phone Calls, Tips etc.
  4. Any kind of insurance, Medical or/and Emergency Charges.
  5. Any extra meals not included in the above itinerary


Mamadapur Blackbuck Sanctuary


Cancellation policy

  1. All cancellations before 30 days of the event date - 100% refund
  2. All cancellations between 20 - 30 days of the event date - 50% refund
  3. All cancellations within 20 days of the event date - No refund possible


Yes you can. The cost for a non photographer also remains the same.


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