About Dandeli/ Ganeshgudi
Western Ghats is one of the world's "Hottest biodiversity hotspots" and has over 7,402 species of flowering plants, 1,814 species of non-flowering plants, 139 mammal species, 508 bird species, 179 amphibian species, 6,000 insects species and 290 freshwater fish species, it is likely that many undiscovered species live in the Western Ghats. At least 325 globally threatened species occur in the Western Ghats.
Is this tour for you?
Anyone with a keen interest in bird watching and bird photography can join us. If you are a beginner, get the expert photography advice during the tour and for advanced photographers, we provide the best-guided experience for you to make the frames you have in your mind. Talk to us if you would like to know if this tour is for you.
What will you take away?
During the tour, the participants will get to learn about the variety of endemic and migratory birds of western ghats in India. A lot of opportunities to make memorable frames, learn and live with the feathered friends.
Day 1: December 06
Reach the jungle lodges by 11 am and meet the tour leader there. Lunch will be served at the resort upon arrival and followed by a tour briefing session.
Post lunch, the first bird watching/ photography session begins inside the resort campus. Variety of endemic and migratory birds visit the campus birding hide, spend time with your guide and tour leader to learn about the birds and photograph the same.
At dusk, relax with a cup of tea/ coffee along with hot snacks.
Late evening, before the dinner, the group meets to discuss photography and birds in general
Dinner and rest for the day
Day 2: December 07
Wake up to the calls of birds around the camp area and refresh yourself with a cup of tea/ coffee. Get ready quickly to a thrilling first full day (dawn to dusk) bird watching/ photography experience at the camp hide and the surrounding areas (depending on the bird activity we will select the location) for specific birds.
Enjoy breakfast, lunch and tea/ coffee at appropriate breaks during the course of the day.Evening at your leisure, we discuss the day's memories and review the images made during the day.
Dinner and rest for the day
Day 3:December 08
Enjoy another dawn waking up to the songs of beautiful birds. Followed by the morning bird watching/ photography session either at camp or surrounding areas (depending on the bird activity we will select the location).
Post breakfast, we briefly meet to discuss any questions that the participants may have about the birds. And we pack, check out and head back by 11:00 am
Through out the course of the tour, Birds of Indian Subcontinent books are available with the tour leader for the participants to refer and learn about birds.
Poorna Kedar, nature lover and a semi-professional wildlife photographer. He spent about a decade in various genres of photography, spending the recent few years in nature & wildlife alone. His favourite subject being birds, he loves shooting anything from mammals, macro, and landscape.
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WhenThe tour starts on Thursday, 06th December, 2018 (12:00pm with a lunch) and ends on Saturday, 08th December 2018 (11:00am with a breakfast).
Where: From Londa, Karnataka, the group meets and the tour starts from there.
Please talk to us before booking your flight/ train tickets, we guide you in your travel booking so that you reach/ leave destination as per tour schedule. Those who would like to carpool, do let us know, we will help you with routes and more information
Cost per participant is 14500/- INR
For existing Pixellin customers: Have you been a Pixellin customer? Traveled with us on our previous tours? If yes, Special Price: 13500/- INRAll prices mentioned above are ex-Dendeli
What’s Included? Accommodation (Twin sharing). Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner. (Buffet) Tea/ snacks provided at the appropriate breaks. All required park/ camera fees. Notepad/ pen for taking notes. Photography services during the tour. Guide charges during the tour.
Cost doesn't include : Travel to and fro from your location to the destination. Mineral water and soft drinks. Alcoholic beverages. And anything that is not there in the included list is considered as excluded.
Book two seats on this tour and get a 1000/- discount on the overall bill.
Avail our cameras and lenses for rental at a flat 20% discount for use during this tour. And don't pay for the days you spend in travelling.
Advantages of Pixellin Workshops & Tours
We believe in providing a delightful learning experience. Our workshops are carefully designed to make learning fun but very effective.
- Personal Attention - Every participant gets maximum personal atention during the workshop.
- Your Expectations - Your pre-workshop expections will be exceeded over and above.
- Hands On - Our theroy class will be backed with best of hands on practicals/ exercises. You get to work on your own images.
- Value for Money - Our workshops are the most affordable and we make it worth every penny that you spend.
- Take Away - You go back from the workshop with some Pixellin goodies and a treasure of knowledge.