One on One Pro Safari tour to Corbett Tiger Reserve with Mentor Diinesh Kumble

6 Nights / 7 Days

Date: Nov 24th to 30th 2018

  • This tour is specially designed for wildlife photographers who want to learn and practice advance photography techniques from SONY India Brand Ambassador, Mr. Diinesh Kumble. Travelling with an Internationally renowned person to Jim Corbett National Park during winters is the Best journey anyone can think off. You Travel, Stay inside the jungle, Shoot with The Pro. It is learning all the way!!. There would be only one participant per jeep along with the Mentor and the tour skipper. (ie) just two people per jeep. The vehicles are modified with the front row removed to give enough space for the photographer to move around and click while the Mentor guides you on how to.During the evenings the Mentor would spend quality time with the guests, sharing his experiences in the wild. The subjects one would get to learn are - Nuances of Wildlife Photography - Tenets of a good Wildlife Photograph - Distribution of Light - Color and color temperature - Practical control of color - How photographs are read - Markets of professional photography - Turning professional - Putting the Zone system to work - Tone control theory - Supplying photographs for publishing - Images for the Web - Image processing

    Weather

    Summer (March to September): 19^C to 46^C (October to February): 2^C to 30^C.

    Nearest Airport

    New Delhi. It is about 5 to 6 hours jouney from Delhi.

    Nearest Railway

    Ramnagar. A lot of trains ply from Old Delhi to Ramnagar. Bookings need to be made in advance.

    Best Time to visit

    January to March & November to December.

    Safari Options

    • Jeep
    • Elephant
    • Canter

     

  • Day 01 Ramnagar - :
    Arrive at Delhi on or before 2 PM. Our drivers would be waiting for you all at the Airport. Drive down to Ramnagar. The drive takes 5 hours and you would reach Ramnagar for dinner. Stay would be at a resort.

    Day 02 Dhikala - :
    Wake up early with a nice cup of hot tea, our Jeeps would be ready to pick you all from the resort for the most refreshing drive to Dhikala. The 38kms drive through the forest is one any wildlife lover needs to do in his life. Have packed breakfast on the way under the shade of the Sal trees or at the crocodile point. Reach Dhikala and settle down in respective rooms. Lunch served 12.30 noon onwards. After lunch proceed to the safari. The blue water of the Ramganga river on the white rocks welcomes all. If one gets to see the orange and black stripes of the Terai Tiger here, it is a dream come true. Return to the forest guest house for dinner and rest.

    Day 03/04- Dhikala - :
    Wake up call by 5.30, freshen up and proceed to the safari after a hot cup of tea. The drive through the famous ‘thandi sadak’ will make ones’ heart pop out when deer's give alarm calls as the cat walks stealthily inside. Thoughthis depends on luck, the thought of seeing a tiger would keep us on the edge of our seats. Return to the guests house for breakfast and again have an hour’s drive into the jungle. Return to the guest house for lunch and some rest. Proceed to safari at 3.00PM to watch the pachyderms bathe and enjoy at the Dhikala grass lands. This again is a must see for any one. As the sun sets one can witness the silhouettes of these elephants. Return to the guest house with wonderful memories and pictures. Every evening we would have a team meeting to take stock of things and share our knowledge about wildlife photography.

    Day 05 Dhikala to Bijrani - :
    Wake up call by 5.30, freshen up and proceed to the safari after a hot cup of tea. The drive around the ‘mota sal’ and the watch tower. Return to the guest house for breakfast. After breakfast proceed towards Ramnagar , a town buzzing with activities. We have a short break at this town to replenish our ration. Then we head directly inside the Bijrani forests and check in one of the most beautiful Forests rest houses nestled in the core area of the jungle. Experience a completely different landscape of Bijrani. Return to the rest house for campfire, dinner and rest. One has an advantage of staying inside the jungle . We can leave half hour early and coming half hour late from the safaris when the Big Cats are most active. This enable us to get to the spot before the regular tourists come and we would be provided with life time sightings and pictures.

    Day 06 Bijrani - :
    Wake up call by 5.30, freshen up and proceed to the safari after a hot cup of tea. Look out for the special surprises which might arise during the drive around the of Bijrani forest. Arrive at the rest house for breakfast.. After lunch, proceed to for the evening drive inside the forests of Bijrani. The setting Sun provides excellent opportunities to click pictures. Dinner and retire at the resort.

    Day 07 Bijrani - :
    Wake up call by 5.30, freshen up and proceed to the final safari. Sadly all good things come to an end!! After a hot breakfast,proceed to Delhi. End of tour.

  • PER PERSON COST:
    Regular : INR 1,88,888 (1 Photographer per jeep plus The Mentor/Skipper) /- onwards.

    COST INCLUDES:

    • Full board accommodation - resort at Ramnagar, FRH at Dhikala and at Bijrani (Breakfast, Lunch & dinner) on single occupancy basis. Transportation from and to Delhi
    • Safaris in exclusive vehicle.
    • Transportation from Ramnagar and back in comfortable AC vehicles on sharing basis only.
    • All applicable taxes.

    COST EXCLUDES:

    • Any Airfare,Train fare and taxi fare from Home/Base locations or returns to Delhi.
    • Any type of drinks like mineral water & alcoholic beverages during journey, sightseeing or at the camps/hotel/guest houses etc.
    • Any tips paid ( tips would be INR 8000 per person, and would be collected wide cash on arrival).
    • Any medical expenses in case of emergencies.
    • Camera fees.
    • The services of Vehicles is not included on leisure days and after finishing the sightseeing tour as per the itinerary given.
    • Any type of personal insurance.
    • Anything not mentioned above in the cost include section.
  • Payment Terms

    • Indian nationals: 100% payment on or before 180 days of travel.
    • Foreign Nationals:100% payment on or before 200 days of travel.

    Cancellation Policy

    • 50% refund if cancelled before 50 days of travel.
    • 20% refund if cancelled 30 days before travel.
    • No refund if cancelled after above mentioned days.

    Additional terms

    • This tour requires a general fitness among individuals.
    • A medical certificate will be needed to be produced giving a basic stats of your vitals.Indeminity bond needs to be signed prior to the tour.
    • Beyond roads travel and photography Pvt. Ltd will not be held responsible for any damages or mishaps to the property etc. undertaken by the customer.
    • Beyond roads travel and photography Pvt. Ltd will not be responsible for any loss or theft. Although, it is advisable not to keep an eye out on a general note.
    • If you have any medical condition, it did be advisable to inform us about it. This ensures an extra care and support for you from our side.
    • Beyond roads travel and photography Pvt. Ltd can cancel any tours for any unseen or unfavourable conditions which can prove risky for you to travel there. In such a case, a full refund will be amde to you.
    • It is advisable to follow a set rules, especially in mentored tours. This ensures your safety.
    • A minimum of two guests are required to conduct this tour.
    • There are guidlines and advise on what to carry in your clothes baggage. This ensures you are comfortable throughout your journey. Any medical emergencies will not be borne by Beyond roads Travel and Photography Pvt. Although, care and assitance will be given to you throughout any unforeseen circumstances.
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