Total tour cost - INR 32,000/- (Inclusive of all Taxes)

Inclusions :

  • 3 nights accomodation in Dhikala zone of Corbett National Park on twin sharing basis
  • Total 8 safaris - ( 6 safari from Dhikala Guest House, 1 from the Gate, 1 to the Gate), 4 participants per vehicle.
  • All other park related costs.
  • Inclusive of guide fee
  • Pick up and drop to Ramnagar station.
  • Services of NW Team
  • Inclusive of all taxes

Exclusions :

  • Delhi - Ramnagar - Delhi transit.
  • Dhikala meals to be paid directly.
  • Any kind of personal expenses or optional tours or extra meals ordered.
  • Tips & Gratuity
  • Insurance, laundry and phone calls.
  • Bottled water, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages.
  • Camera fees if any (participants will be advised of the estimated fees in advance).
  • Anything that is not included in the Inclusions list.

Participants can contact the NW team for plannning there travel to Ramnagar and other logistical queries.

Please Note :

Cabs can be arranged for participants traveling from Delhi to Corbett National Park on special request. Charges Applicable

Cost mentioned is for Indian nationals. For non-Indian pricing, please send a mail to [email protected]

Any extra cost due to any unforeseen condition, such as delay/cancellation of flight, natural calamity, political unrest etc nature wanderers would not be responsible for the cancellation of the tour.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation for an event will be considered via a written mail to [email protected]. The date of the mail would be considered for calculation of the cancellation fee.

Refund policy:

  • 50% fee to be refunded if cancellation is done between 50 days prior to the event
  • No refund if cancellation is done between 0-50 days of the event.
Photography Mentor - Shivang Mehta (Canon Photo Mentor)

Corbett is the land of the Asiatic Elephants, Royal Bengal Tiger and some exotic species of Himalayan birds and the most iconic forests of India rightly called - the land of the roar, trumpet and song. One of the oldest national parks of India, Corbett because of the grand backdrops and the Ramganga river is a picture perfect location for wildlife photography. Dhikala zone of Corbett National Park is located deep inside the park and is one of India's most well preserved wilderness location.

Winter photography in Corbett is magical as the early morning light mingles with the mist to create a magical impact which results in some beautiful winter scapes. The winter light is awesome for photographing tigers as well. Himalayan bird activity is also at an all time high during this period.

This Nature Wanderers photo tour will be led by Canon Photo Mentor - Shivang Mehta - who has more than 16 years of field experience in photography guiding in this majestic forest. The award winning wildlife photographer and author of best selling wildlife books would be giving you hands on guidance on photographing in Corbett and making best use of conditions in these 4 days.

Photo Tour Snapshots
  • 3 Nights & 4 days in Dhikala Zone of Corbett National Park.
  • Planning and visualizing an image and making your safaris more productive as a photographer.
  • Advanced post processing tips and tricks.

 

What will be the key take aways for me from an NW photo tour?

A team of highly committed professionals who live their lives out there on the field, the NW team has the hands on knowledge from a wildlife and photography perspective to make the most of your wildlife trip. As an amateur photographer, you come back with a better understanding on camera handling and on-field shooting tips as our team constantly keeps an eye on your shooting techniques and gives you the necessary onfield guidance to mature to the next level. Even if you have been shooting in the field regularly, the group interactions around photography and wildlife are an enriching experience.

I do not posses the adequate equipments to shoot wildlife. Can I still be a part of an NW photo tour?

Equipments can't restrict you from participating in our photo tour. You can touch base with the NW team for possible equipment rental options and we would try to equip you adequately based on the nature of the program you are enrolling for.

What is the onfield value add I get from NW?

NW programs are backed by strong field analysis and locations surveys. Our team spends maximum time in the wilderness and is up-to-date with sighting reports because which we are able to plan out the photo tour effectively. In addition to this, you can bug our experienced photography escorts and trainers with your photography queries - be it field tips, basic or advanced photography queries, post processing of images etc.

What all is included in the package?

In case of established national parks, NW ensures the best of facilities in the form of comfortable rooms and the best in class safari experience. However whenever infrastructure is an issue, we try to give the best of what is avaialble. Photography is our key focus and we do not compromise on that part. Our endeavor has always been to give our participants the maximum productive field time.

What is the cancellation policy in case I want to back out from a trip?

Cancellation for an event to be conveyed through mail/ sending letter to our registererd address. For cancellations please write to us at [email protected] . For all eligible cases refund would be processed as per below slabs within 2 weeks of receipt of communication through credit note/ credit to bank account. For more details on refund & cancellations please refer Terms & Conditions section on our website.

Refund policy:

  • 50% fee to be refunded if cancellation is done between 50 days prior to the event
  • No refund if cancellation is done between 0-50 days of the event.
Day 01

Pick up from Ramnagar station for participants reaching by the morning train will be arranged. Participants using their own car for travel to Ramnagar will be given a meeting point and should reach Ramnagar by 5:30AM in the morning. The entire group will be entering the Dhikala zone (Dhangadi gate) by 6:45AM.

As soon as you enter the park gate, we head off for our first safari enroute the Dhikala Forest House. The picturesque saal forest that runs alongside the Ramganga river makes this one of the most beautiful drives in the park. The route has plenty of bird and landscape photography opportunities as we pass through some of the prime tiger territories of Corbett.

11:00AM check-in at Dhikala guest house and post lunch, an evening safari in Dhikala zone of Corbett National Park under the guidance of our field photography expert - Shivang Mehta. Evenings can be utilized for photography discussions and review of your days work. In case you are a beginner in photography our field photography mentor can have a dedicated session on the basics of photography during the evening.
Overnight stay at a Forest Rest House in Dhikala zone of Corbett National Park.

Day 02 & Day 03

A morning safari in the Dhikala zone wherein you would be taken to various area of the park according to the sightings and movement patterns and ofcourse your wildlife interest. Breakfast would be served at the campus by 9:30AM post which you can spend the pre-noon hours on a watchtower or machaan in the middle of the forest. Post lunch at the Dhikala campus, we head out for the evening safari in Dhikala.

Your drives would be planned meticulously by our photography team keeping in consideration the wildlife movements and the light situations in various areas of the park so that you can maximise your photo opportunities.

Overnight stay in Dhikala zone of Corbett National Park

Day 04

Early morning safari in Dhikala zone of Corbett National Park. Post breakfast at 9:30AM you would be checking out of the campus by 10:30AM and after spending the noon hours on a machaan (watchtower), you would be going for the last evening safari in Dhikala and head out to the Dhangadi gate (exit by 4:30PM) again traversing through the mystic saal forest for your onwards journey to Delhi.

Train Options

Ranikhet Express:
From Old Delhi railway station (departure from Delhi at 10:45 PM)
From Ramnagar station (departure from Ramnagar at 9:30 PM)

UPCOMING EVENTS
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    Nov 28th - Dec 1st, 2019
  • Corbett Winters
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    Dec 26 - Dec 29, 2019
  • Keoladeo Wonders
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    Jan 03 - 05, 2020
  • Borneo - In Search of Rarity (Batch-2)
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    Jan 10 - 19, 2020
  • Snow Leopard Expedition - Batch 1
    Snow Leopard Expedition - Batch 1
    Jan 25 - Feb 3, 2020
  • Snow Leopard Expedition - Batch 2
    Snow Leopard Expedition - Batch 2
    Feb 01 - Feb 10, 2020
  • Snow Leopard Expedition - Batch 3
    Snow Leopard Expedition - Batch 3
    Feb 08 - Feb 17, 2020
  • Corbett - Elephant & Tiger Trail - Good Friday Weekend
    Corbett - Elephant & Tiger Trail - Good Friday Weekend
    Apr 9 - Apr 12, 2020
  • Samburu - Kenya Unplugged
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    Apr 16 - Apr 22, 2020
  • Tiger Marathon - Batch 1 (Ranthambore)
    Tiger Marathon - Batch 1 (Ranthambore)
    May 7 - May 10, 2020
  • Tiger Marathon - Batch 2 (Ranthambore)
    Tiger Marathon - Batch 2 (Ranthambore)
    May 10 - May 13, 2020
  • Tiger Marathon - Batch 3 (Bandhavgarh)
    Tiger Marathon - Batch 3 (Bandhavgarh)
    May 14 - May 17, 2020
  • Tiger Marathon - Batch 4 (Bandhavgarh)
    Tiger Marathon - Batch 4 (Bandhavgarh)
    May 17 - May 20, 2020
  • Puma Expedition
    Puma Expedition
    July 10th - 16th, 2020
  • Migration Uncut - Batch 1
    Migration Uncut - Batch 1
    Aug 29 to Sept 4, 2020
  • Migration Uncut - Batch 2
    Migration Uncut - Batch 2
    Sep 05 to Sep 11, 2020
  • Migration Uncut - Batch 3
    Migration Uncut - Batch 3
    Sep 12 to Sep 18, 2020
  • Migration Uncut - Batch 4
    Migration Uncut - Batch 4
    Sep 19 to Sep 25, 2020
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