TODOBA NATIONAL PARK
(Please RSVP to the waitlist. You will be moved to confirmed list based on answers provided and on reciept of payment. Guests not permitted on this exclusive wildlife phototour due to limited slots and constraints of accomodation etc)
The pictures below were taken during the previous trip to this place last year.
Todoba, often referred to as “The Jewel of Vidharba”. lies in the district of Chandrapur of Maharashtra. Tadoba National Park and Andhari Wildlife Santuary together form the Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve. The park gets its name from “Taru” the local deity and the Andhari river that meanders itself through the forest gives the Sanctuary its name. It is located at 45 kms from Chandrapur and 140 kms from Nagpur.
The Tadoba National Park is spread across 120 Sq. Kms area at a height of 200m above sea level. The Park located in the heart of the reserved forest, is a treasure trove of innumerable species of flora and fauna.
Flora: Teak, Ain, Bija, Dhaoda, Bamboo, Haldu, Arjun, Tendu, Salai, Jamun, Mahua.
Fauna: Tiger, Leopard, Sloth bear, Wild dog, Jackal, Sambar, Indian Bison, Barking Deer, Blue Bull, Spotted Deer, Chausingha, Ratel, Flying Squirrel, Wild Boar, Langur.
A Unique opportunity to practice, test and polish your wildlife photography skills at a "natural" location.
9.30pm Start for Chandrapur by train or bus
5am Reach Chandrapur and get into hired vehicle
6am check into the guest house. If we reach on time, we can take the morning safari else will go to the buffer zone
3pm Take the safari ride into the nature and see the sunset also.
6.30pm back to the guest house.
6am Take the morning safari ride.
11.30am back to the guest house.
3pm Go for the Evening safari
8pm start back for Chandrapur and take train for Hyderabad.
4am reach Hyderabad and disperse.
Tips and Guidance during spare time on:
- Preparing your camera for wildlife shot(settings)
- How to photograph Animals and Birds
- Macro Photography
- Star Trails
Things to Bring
1) A good and positive mood
2) Hat/caps – it will be very hot.
3) Medicines you need
4) Photo Id ( passport, Employee/College Id, Pan card/Election Card/ Driving License) with a xerox copy – compulsory to be shown at the park entrance.
Rs. 8500/- (includes transport from Hyderabad to Tadoba and back, food for 7th-8th, AC Guest house Accommodation, 3 safari trips and TCPC Contribution).
Rs. 200/- extra per trip for lenses over 200mm
Name: Rajani Pothineni
ICICI Bank , Habsiguda Branch
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RSPV to waiting list. On confirmation of Receipt of payment, will be moved to Going list.
RSPV and payment to be made by 9th April, 2014 positively since Train tickets and SAFARI need to be booked 2 months in advance.
The names and Govt. ids carried by you will be checked by the park authorities at the time of the safari rides.