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Wild Arunachal
Photography Tour

21-28 Sep 2019

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professional Herpetologist

  • Madras Crocodile Bank
  • 6 Yrs research on Reptiles
  • Gharial Ecology Project in Chambal Valley
  • Consultant for Humane International Society.

Mentors

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Wildlife Photographer

  • Wildlife Conservator, Photographer and cinematographer
  • Director of Wild India Expeditions
  • WIE wildlife field station.

Who should Join this

  • Photographers
  • Herpetologist
  • Wildlife Photographers
  • Nature Photographers
  • Adventurers

Is the study of reptiles and amphibians in their natural setting. The abbreviated description for reptiles and amphibians is “herps” from which also comes the term “field herping” or the practice of seeking reptiles and amphibians in the field either professionally or as a hobby.

What Is Herpetology?

About Arunachal Pradesh

Situated on the northeastern tip of the country, the state of Arunachal Pradesh is a part of Eastern Himalayan. Arunachal Pradesh occupies the largest area (83.743 Sq. Km) in the northeastern region of India, and consists of mountainous ranges sloping to the plains of Assam. The diversity of topographical and climatic condition has favored the growth of luxuriant forests, which are home to myriad plant and animal forms, and more than 100 reptile species adding beauty to the landscape.

Notable Work

Previous Tours

F.A.Q.

Pure adventure and Trek through dense montane forest

Knowledge about northeast forest ecology and biodiversity

One can see/ photograph most rarely documented reptiles/ amphibians in natural habitat.

Knowledge about field herpetology

Participants can help herpetologist to collect data

Experience of living with indigenous tribal, understanding their live hood

Micro photography of reptiles, amphibians, Insect, butterflies and many more 

Photography of different species of Fauna, specially Orchids

Camping in dense forest, experience food cooked in bamboo by tribal.

In case of any medical issues, inform to the mentors in advance about your allergies, diseases etc. Share as detailed as possible about your health which is better to plan and make arrangements for you.

India Has 350+ snake species. Only four of them are potentially dangerous to Humans.
We do not allow participant to handle reptile or any other animals.
Our herpetologist will help photographers to take close up photos with Safety parameters.

Participants safety is our first priority. We do not take participants/ volunteers to such places where there can be threat to their life.

As we mentioned earlier, the safety of the participants is our first priority. As far as living in the tribal village is concerned we assure security for all the participants. At the same time, participants are also responsible to carefully listen and follow the protocol of the mentors for personal safety.

We have been conducting reptile expeditions in Arunachal and Western ghats since 2011. More than 300+ Local and International participants  taken part.

2018-Current: Principal Investigator – Wildlife roadkill mitigation project, central Gujarat, India.

 2015-Current: Principal Investigator – Human-crocodile (C. palustris) conflict management and population assessments in Narmada, Bharuch, Surat, Tapi, Vadodara – Gujarat State Forest Department, Research and Training Wing, India

 2013-Current: Snake-bite mitigation in Gujarat State, India

 2017-2018: Jivdaya Trust, Ahmedabad

  2015-2016: Gharial Ecology Project (GCA/MCBT), National Chambal Sanctuary, India

 2008-2010: Madras Crocodile Bank Trust & Center for Herpetology, Mamallapuram, Tamil Nadu 

2018-Current: Principal Investigator – Wildlife roadkill mitigation project, central Gujarat, India.

 2015-Current: Principal Investigator – Human-crocodile (C. palustris) conflict management and population assessments in Narmada, Bharuch, Surat, Tapi, Vadodara – Gujarat State Forest Department, Research and Training Wing, India

 2013-Current: Snake-bite mitigation in Gujarat State, India

 2017-2018: Jivdaya Trust, Ahmedabad

  2015-2016: Gharial Ecology Project (GCA/MCBT), National Chambal Sanctuary, India

 2008-2010: Madras Crocodile Bank Trust & Center for Herpetology, Mamallapuram, Tamil Nadu 

Rs.5,000 for blocking your seat. This amount is non-refundable.

Rs.35,000 2 weeks prior to the departure. 

No refund will be given for the blocking amount.

  • A refund of 50% will be given for cancellations received on or before 30 days prior to departure.
  • No refund will be issued for cancellations received 30 after the departure.


Force majeure

We shall not be liable to refund of fees or for any other penalty should the event be cancelled due to war, fire, strike lock-out, industrial action, tempest, accident, civil disturbance or any other cause whatsoever beyond their control.

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Arunachal Pradesh is one of the biologically richest areas in the entire planet. The
great altitude and climatic variation has resulted in a bio-diversity that very few places
in the world can rival.

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Cost : INR 40,000 per person

Booking Amount : INR 5000

Remaining Due : 2 weeks before travel

Limited Seats available, Hurry Up!!!