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13 Jun,22

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Location

Umaria

Duration

5D/4N

55,000 65,000

55,000₹ 65,000

Overview

4 nights 5 days Widllife Photography Masterclass Expedition to Bandhavgarh National Park. Offers 6 wildlife safaris with 4 photographers in a jeep.

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About The Tour

Bandhavgarh National Park boasts of the highest density of tiger population in the world. Being one of the prime wildlife heritage locations of Madhya Pradesh, the park promises to bewitch you with awe-inspiring sightings of the King of the Jungle – The Tiger. Nestled in the lap of Vindyan and the Maikal ranges, the 448 sq. km forest area of the park offers you one of the most promising tiger safaris in the world. Not only tigers, there are leopards, bears, Cheetals (spotted-deer), sambar deer, barking deer, Neelgai (Blue-bull) and over 250 species of birds exist in the park. DCP is organizing a thrilling Tiger Photography camp at Bandhavgarh. During our stay, in addition to sharing tips and tricks of photographing this majestic animal, we will also be sharing our views about the status of Tiger conservation in the country. We request all to ensure that we respect this Tiger reserve of our very own and ensure its tranquil is not haunted.

Quick Information

Route:

Ex Bandhavgarh

Start Point:

Bandhavgarh

Duration:

4 nights 5 days

End Point:

Bandhavgarh

Inclusions

  • 6 safaries in different regions.
  • All entry fee, jeep charges and guide charges.
  • Food and Accommodation at the resort for 4 nights and 5 days.
  • DCP Masterclass Mentor for 5 days

Experts

How To Reach

Reach Jabalpur airport. Take a cab to reach Bandhavgarh which is a 5 hours drive.

Reach Katni railway station. Take a cab to reach Bandhavgarh which is a 3 hours drive.

Reach Jabalpur airport or Katani railway station by noon. It’s 5 hrs or 3 hrs of journey respectively to reach the resort. 

Getting Ready

Things to carry:

  • Telephoto lenses – preferably above 300 mm
  • 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
  • Carry good sun glasses to protect your eyes from heat
  • Sun screens (above SPF 30) are very important
  • 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

Equipment available on rental - please mail us at rentals@dcpexpeditions.com.

Itinerary

As we are visiting the park during peak summer time, the days are long and the nights will be short in central India. Considering the situation, this itinerary has been very carefully crafted specially for guests who want to spend their time on safari as a learning experience as much as being out in the safaris tracking Tigers and viewing wildlife.

On this day, participants will reach Jabalpur airport or Katani railway station by noon. It’s 5 hrs or 3 hrs of journey respectively to reach the resort. Our expert will be looking forward to meet the enthusiasts and know each other. Over the mutual round of introduction, our expert will brief the trip plan and travel rules. Post luxury dinner, participants are requested to retire for the day. 

Wake up call at 4:30 am. Have your tea / coffee at the resort quickly move to have the Morning Game Safari which starts at 5:15 am. There is a strong possibility of Tiger viewing during this season because they come out in search of water holes. By 10:00 am, come back to the resort, have solid breakfast & relax till the lunch. We move for the Evening Safari into the park by 2:30 pm. We come back to the resort for tea and refreshments by 6:30 pm. Post refreshment, group lead will conduct detail post processing session of few images which was photographed in the safari and few photography tips. Have dinner at 9:00 pm and relax for the night as we need to wake up early in the morning!

We follow the same schedule as per the previous day. The additional content in the program is post processing session and concepts of wildlife photography by our expert. Our group expert will conduct post processing session and concepts of wildlife photography. Will spend more time on interacting and learning about photography & other technical aspects with participants. 

Post Breakfast, Check out and depart for Airport/Railway Station. 


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

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

  1. RAW files processing
  2. Histogram and exposure control
  3. Colour correction methods
  4. Cropping and image resizing
  5. Sharpening, cloning, dodging and burning
  6. Noise reduction
  7. Composition

Package Cost

Rs 55500 per head 
(for an exclusive group of 4) with twin sharing accommodation

Cost includes

  1. 6 safaries in different regions.
  2. All entry fee, jeep charges and guide charges.
  3. Food and Accommodation at the resort for 4 nights and 5 days.

Cost does not include

  1. Pick up and drop between Katni railway station and resort.
  2. Mineral Water, Soft Drinks, Laundry Charges, Phone Calls, Tips etc.
  3. Any kind of insurance, Medical or/and Emergency Charges.
  4. Any extra meals not included in the above itinerary
  5. Travel cost of Mumbai – Katni - Mumbai
  6. Camera charges if any
  7. Visit to Vishnu statue
  8. Taxes

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.

 


Map

Bandhavgarh National Park


Policies

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

FAQ's

Yes. Please write to info@dcpexpeditions.com as it is subject to availability.

Yes you are welcome. However, the package cost remains the same.



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