WILDLIFE PHOTOMANIA : In search of Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher

Mumbai, Maharashtra

Exploring the wildlife of a sacred grove !

About Wildlife Photomania Trip for ODKF :

This Wildlife Photography Trip will focus on searching and photographing the most beautiful kingfisher of India the Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher. This campsite at Chiplun (Konkan, Western Ghats) also shelters numerous exotic species of Birds like (Blue eared Kingfisher, Hornbills, Black birds, India Pitta, Crested Hawk Eagle, Spider hunters and Sunbirds), Reptiles like (Crocodiles, snakes, Lizards, Chameleon, geckos), Amphibians like (caecilians, frogs & toads) and insects like (Butterflies, moths, beetles, bugs and lots more) which can satisfy our photographic desires to its fullest !!

Batch 01 : 15th-16th July 2017
Batch 02 : 12th-13th August 2017

Category : Wildlife
Type : Wildlife Photography Tour (Herpetofauna & Birds)
Duration : 2 Days / 1 Night

Day 1 :
Start from Mumbai at 6 am and start our travel towards Chiplun. Reach our campsite Chiplun by 1 pm. Freshen up and enjoy homely yummy lunch. Post lunch photography session 1- Target species oriental dwarf kingfisher and photography session 2- Target specie other birds of campsite. Evening Tea and refreshment.
Post dinner photography session 3 – Target species microfauna like snakes and amphibians (Optional session)
Day 2 :
Early morning photography session 4 – Birds around the campsite. After breakfast Photography session 5 – Target species ODKF. Post lunch proceed back towards Mumbai / your respective destination
Tour concludes with Happy Memories :)

Tour Price : Rs.6050/- per person+Tax as applicable
Payment Policy
46 Days or more before date of departure: 25% of total cost.
31 – 45 Days before date of departure: 50% of total cost.
30 days before date of departure: 100% of total cost.

Important: The booking stands liable to be cancelled if 100% payment is not received less than 30 days before date of departure.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation charges per person
30 days or more before departure: 25% of total cost
29 – 20 days before departure: 50% of total cost
Less than 20 days before departure: 100% of total cost

If we change or cancel your holiday
We do plan the arrangements in advance. It is unlikely that we will have to make any changes to your travel arrangements.

Occasionally, we may have to make changes and we reserve the right to do so at any time. If there are any changes, we will advise you of them at the earliest possible date.
We also reserve the right under any circumstances to cancel your travel arrangements by assigning reasons to you.

If we are unable to provide the booked travel arrangements due to reasons beyond our control (e.g. bad weather):We shall first try to offer alternative dates for the tour if the tour hasn’t already commenced. If the alternate arrangement does not suit you, we will refund the amount in full.

If you want to change your holiday plan
After confirmation of services, if you wish to change your travel arrangements in any way (e.g. your chosen departure date or accommodation), we will do our utmost to make these changes but it may not always be possible. Any request for changes must be in writing from the person who made the booking. All cost incurred due to amendment will be borne by you.

All booking vouchers and tickets will be provided 3 days before departure.

Inclusions:
All veg homely cooked meals (i.e. 2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunch and 1 Dinner)
Accommodation on sharing basis in Konkani House with neat and clean washrooms (Mattress and Pull overs will be provided)
Guide and expertise charges
Exclusions:
Transportation from Mumbai to Chiplun & back
Any Other Expense other than mentioned above
Taxes as applicable.
*Notes :
1. If you want to travel from Mumbai, vehicle will be booked on basis of the group size and the costing will be shared amount all participants on at actual basis.
2. If you are driving your own car, you can provide car pool facility to other participants and share the cost amongst yourself
3. Please note, this is NOT a luxury tour. All facilities are basic in terms of luxury and through out the tour our main focus remains on wildlife and photography