Events

Events in December 2010

Wildlife Photo exhibition in Nagpur

Parag Deshmukh invtes all to participate in a photo exhibition:

Srushti Paryavaran Mandal, an NGO from Nagpur is conducting a wildlife Photo exhibition cum competition on the first death anniversary of Raju Harkare, who was an avid wild lifer, an excellent birder and a photographer.

We are looking for photographs on wildlife, or landscape, or a picture of a rare species. for more info please visit

http://srushti.org.in/acitvities/photoexhibition.html

Last date to submit photos is 15th Dec 2010

Renowned photographer Baiju Patil will be the judge and Mr.Fateh Singh Rathod will distribute the cash prizes and also will show a presentation of his work on tigers on the concluding day i.e 26th at Ravindranath Tagore Art Gallery, Ambazari, Nagpur. Event will be held on 25th and 26th Dec.2010

for more info you can call on 9922429040, 9370182568
or email paragdeshmukh@yahoo.com


Amoghavarsha JS invites you to
Landscape photography workshop   
Friday, December 17 at 9:00pm - December 20 at 7:00am
Location    Sharavati valley
   
    Add color to your landscape photography skills. Hone your passion for nature and landscape photography in a classroom set in the middle of the Western Ghats in the Sharavati Valley. Get to photograph some of the most mind-blowing landscapes in ever witnessed.

Spend time in one of the most pristine bio-diverse areas of India. Photograph India's tallest waterfall at Jog, the beautiful valley of Sharavati, the Prehistoric rock formations of Yana and breathtaking backwaters of Linganamakki. This workshop aims at perfecting landscape shots, with a focus on conserving fragile ecosystems. Not only do you learn how to get the WOW shots, but you also spend time in places that provide most unique and breathtaking photographic opportunities.

More details at
http://amoghavarsha.com/workshops/sharavati/

Pritesh Nandvikar invites you to a

Nature trek to Rajmachi (Lonavala)   
Monday, December 27 at 2:30pm - December 29 at 5:30pm
Location    Rajmachi (Lonavala)  

   
Dear friends,

Wild explorers (WE) formerly known as WRRACC (Wildlife Research Rescue & Conservation Club) is a nature club, registered under WWF (World Wide Fund) which work for conservation of wildlife and nature. The main emphasis is given to the rescue & rehabilitation of the wild animals. Now WRRACC is serving since almost 5 years after an establishment in the year 2005. Today the club has more than 10 confirm committee membe...rs & several members through online club subscription. Although the main activity is wild life rescue & rehabilitation especially snakes, the club also conducts various activities related to wildlife and nature conservation & adventure.

WE is organizing 3days 2 night nature trek to Rajmachi (Lonavala).

Rajmachi (Udhewadi) is a small village in the rugged mountains of Sahyadri in India. There are two forts which were built by Shivaji Emperor during 17th century. It is a famous spot for trekking. It is about 15 km treking distance from Lonavla. Rajmachi fort is a strategic fort overlooking Borghat(ghat between Mumbai and Pune) which was a historical trade route. Rajmachi peak has two fortified structures - the Shrivardhan fort and Manaranjan fort. Rajmachi can be reached by 2 ways, the tough route from Kondivade village near Karjat and the other easy but long way route from Lonavala. In rainy season this place is filled with giant waterfalls and greenery.

The details are as follows:
Type of trek: Medium
Cost: 800/- per head
Cost includes:
Travelling to & fro by bus (ST)
Food during the outing. (Except 1st meal)
Morning/ Evening tea/coffee with breakfast.
Afternoon/ Night simple vegetarian meal.

Activities:
Nature information during the outing.
Snake information session.
Nature games.
Night trail.
Nature & wildlife photography session.
Jungle surviving techniques. & many more….

Things to carry:
Shoes (additional small foot wear), Rainwear (optional), cap, glassware, mosquito/ insect repellents, personal medicines.
Don’t carry handbags, sacs are recommended.
*Please inform the coordinators prior about specific health problems or any allergic reactions.
Please don’t leave any plastic or papers behind which can harm the nature.
Don’t carry any valuables during the trek.
Follow the instructions given by the coordinators during the trek.
Authority will not be responsible for loss of any valuables viz. Camera, mobile. Walk man, ornaments etc.
Participants should report on time.
for registration & further details kindly contact
pritesh 9820317199
saurabh 9821958362


Enchanted India invites you

December 3 at 8:00pm
Location    Gir and Little Rann of Kutch  

We - Nik (Nikhil Devasar) and Dicky (Aditya Singh)- have been into wildlife travel in India for over 15 years. Both of us are accomplished naturalists, photographers and wildlife enthusiasts. If we take you somewhere you can be assured that we have been there and done that many times over. The only lodges and camps that we use are those that we are very closely associated with. This is why we have the confidence of offering you the best possible rates and services. We have all the ingredients to blow your mind and we put them together to create the perfect recipe for an unforgettable wildlife adventure. Best of all, we do it without making a dent in your pocket.
28th Nov, Sunday: Our tour starts as we arrive into Ahmedabad and are transferred to the waiting cars and drive to Gir Lion sanctuary. We arrive at the lodge by Lunch. After lunch we set out for an afternoon of birding around the lodge which is set amidst a mango orchard. Apart from Birds and the famous Asiatic Lions, Gir also has one of the largest leopard populations in any park in India, making it a good place to spot different big Cats. Overnight stay at Lodge. Meals Lunch and Dinner.

29th Nov, Monday: We spend our day with morning and afternoon game drives in the park with naturalists. Other wildlife to look out in Gir are the four horned antelope, Indian gazelle, spotted deer, blue bull, wild boar, wolf, Hyena, Jackal, Jungle cat, and other small mammals.

The Kamleshwar dam in the middle of the park is also home to a record number of marsh crocodiles. Return for Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge. Meals Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
30th Nov, Tuesday: Explore more of the Gir national park with another round of morning and afternoon safari for Lion tracking. Look out for other mammals and birds that are part of this park and landscape. Overnight stay at Lodge. Meals Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
1st December, Wednesday: We leave early with packed breakfast for the Little Rann of Kutchh. Far from being ‘little’, the Little Rann of Kutch boasts of being one of the largest wildlife sanctuaries in India. It sprawls over some 4950 sq km and is an abode of saline desert plains, arid grasslands, rocky and thorn scrubs, lakes, swamps and not to forget the diverse wildlife species. After lunch we venture out for an afternoon safari in the Rann to get a taste of the vastness and diversity of the place. Overnight at Lodge. Meals Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
2nd December, Thursday:
We leave at day break with packed breakfast for our morning safari. With the unique landscape, the Rann provides for us with an unending possibility of exploration. Apart from being home to the highly endangered Wild Ass, Little Rann is a resting site for migratory birds and breeding grounds for some of the largest flocks of Greater and lesser Flamingoes. The Rann is also the roosting site for thousands of Cranes. Return to the Lodge for lunch. After Lunch we again head out for the Rann. We return as the cranes are coming in to roost. Relax and unwind and overnight stay at the Lodge. Meals Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

3rd December, Friday: We spend our last morning again with a safari in the Rann admiring and taking in this unique piece of landscape which boasts of such a wide range of wildlife. After the safari we head back to the Lodge to shower and pack. We then head back to Ahmedabad for our onward journey by rail/ flight. Meals Breakfast

Cost of Tour: Rs 24,400/- on Double sharing
Includes:
All stay and meals as mentioned
All entrances and safaris
Does not include:
Tips
Mineral Water
Flying Kingfishers or any other booze

Contact details:
Indian Adventures Eco Tours Pvt Ltd.
F-313, Lado Sarai, New Delhi - 110030.
Telephone: 011 44128785
Nik: 09810008625 – nik@asianadventures.in
Dicky: 09414030221 - dickysingh@gmail.com




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