Top Cat Tryst: Bandhavgarh Wildlife Photography Tour

May 10 - 14 | 5:45AM
Bandhavgarh National Park
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At the heart of Wild India, Bandhavgarh has come to be not merely one of the best havens of the national animal, but a very byword for it. It is the tiger capital of the world. Bandhavgarh, which is also an archaeological goldmine, is home for jackals, jungle cats and many different birds, too. But the park's biggest draw is the unparalleled opportunity it offers to observe tiger behavior for sustained periods of time. Tracking the known individuals by territory and movement, the extraordinarily skilled guides and drivers yield intimate photographic opportunities and unique insights into the private world of the enigmatic big cat, when, adorned by resplendent winter coats, they look their stunning best. Sign up for Top Cat Tryst’ Photo Tours now!


An uncompromising reverence for nature and an unfailing eye for unique perspectives underline Sachin's journey as an ace naturalist and eminent wildlife photographer with over a decade's experience in excellence. Famous for his special love for amphibians and tigers, Sachin is a veritable treasure chest of natural-history knowledge and photographic expertise, and his quick wit and infectious passion make for riotous company!

Sachin has been documenting many of the less-known and little-noticed aspects of the wild and constantly perseveres to share his experiences with citizens and scientists, especially through his photography website which is an enriching resource for budding wildlife enthusiasts and naturalists.

An active supporter of many conservation NGOs, Sachin invests a lot of his time in their outreach activities and has led several expeditions in search of rare species, even rediscovering a 'lost' species of frog 73 years after its first sighting and description. For his stellar work in photography, Sachin has been honored with prestigious accolades, including the Photographer of the Year award by Sanctuary Asia in 2008 and the first prize at the DJ Memorial Photo Contest in 2013.

Sachin's work may be enjoyed on his website at

Tour Highlights

An authentic four-night/five-day wildlife experience in a celebrated central Indian forest
An excursion planned and executed to perfection
Possibly excellent photo opportunities of tigers and other attractions of Bandhavgarh
Beautiful landscape photographs of scenic spring environs
Extensive photography assistance both on and off the field
A wealth of natural history and post-processing learning with Toehold's Skippers
A fun and highly interactive environment without barriers

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1: 10 May 2017, Wednesday: Arrival and Check-in; Overnight in Bandhavgarh

DAY 2: 11 May, Thursday: Morning and Afternoon Safaris and Overnight in Bandhavgarh
DAYS 3 and 4: 12 and 13 May, Friday and Saturday: Morning and Afternoon Safaris and Overnight in Bandhavgarh
DAY 5: 14 May, Sunday: Morning and Afternoon Safaris in Bandhavgarh and Checkout


Twin-sharing accommodation in comfortable rooms unless single occupancy purchased at extra cost
All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and hot beverages (coffee and tea)
All applicable taxes
All entry fees, guide fees and safaris


Any airfare
Transfers from the nearest airport or railway station and back
Any kind of personal expenses or optional tours or extra meals ordered
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)
Tips and gratuities
Anything that is not included in the inclusions list


Bandhavgarh National Park

State Highway 10, Near Petrol Pump, Badhavgarh, District Umaria, Tala, Madhya Pradesh 484661

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