An experience in the wild with one of the best photography mentors by your side!
Kanha Tiger Reserve, also known as Kanha–Kisli National Park, is one of the tiger reserves of India and the largest national park of the state of Madhya Pradesh. The present-day Kanha area is divided into two protected areas, Hallon and Banjar, of 250 and 300 km2 (97 and 116 sq mi), respectively. Kanha National Park was created on 1 June 1955 and was designated a tiger reserve in 1973. Today, it encompasses an area of 940 km2 (360 sq mi) in the two districts Mandla and Balaghat. Together with a surrounding buffer zone of 1,067 km2 (412 sq mi) and the neighboring 110 km2 (42 sq mi) Phen Sanctuary, it forms the Kanha Tiger Reserve, which is one of the biggest in the country.
This makes it the largest national park in central India. The park hosts Bengal tiger, Indian leopard, sloth bear, barasingha, and dhole. It is also the first tiger reserve in India to officially introduce a mascot, Bhoorsingh the Barasingha
Arrive at the lodge by lunch. Shortly after the mentor will facilitate a round of mutual introduction over buffet lunch. In the evening - Session on Wildlife photography followed by discussion and dinner.
call at 05:00 AM. All participants are requested to assemble at the common area
by 05:20 AM. We all will depart at 05:30 AM for the morning safari. Post breakfast at 11.30 AM we can take time to sort/ back up images, charge camera batteries and a can chat with the mentor on any photography queries, etc. followed by Lunch. Post
lunch at 02:00 PM we will leave for Evening Safari. Late evening we have a review session
followed by dinner.
Wake-up call at 05:00 AM. All participants are requested to assemble at the common area by 05:20 AM. We all will depart at 05:30 AM for the morning safari. Post breakfast at 11.30 AM we can take time to sort/ back up images, charge camera batteries and a can chat with the mentor on any photography queries, etc. followed by Lunch. Post lunch at 02:00 PM we will leave for Evening Safari. Late evening we have a review session followed by dinner.
Wake-up call at 7:00 AM. All participants are requested to assemble at the common area for breakfast, a small session on post-processing followed by a group picture and Holi celebrations. 12:00 noon onwards we will start checkout and Transfers. The workshop ends as we disperse with many images to show and many fascinating stories to tell to our loved ones.
Rohan is a passionate and versatile Film Maker, Photographer & Educator who loves to travel is an avid reader. He is a very knowledgeable educator when it comes to the craft. He worked at Nikon India Pvt. Ltd. as the Head of Nikon School & the Technical team, where he planned, managed, and executed more than 3500 photography seminars, talks & workshops. Personally mentored more than 300 workshops and has delivered lectures on photography at many premier universities & institutions like IIM's & IIT's.
Kanha National Park is situated at Mandla & Balaghat Districts of Madhya Pradesh State in Central India. There are two key locations of Kanha National park, Khatia & Mukki Entrance gate. Khatia entrance gate falls on Mandla district & Mukki on Balaghat district of MP State. From Khatia Entrance gate one can explore Kisli, Kanha & Sarhi zones of Kanha national park & Mukki entrance gate covers Mukki range of the national park. Khatia Entrance gate is well connected from Jabalpur & Nagpur & Mukki entrance gate is from Jabalpur, Raipur & Nagpur.
By Road: Kanha National Park is well connected from the major destinations of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra & Chhattisgarh. Distance of Kanha National Park from some nearby destinations & approximate driving time is:
Destination Distance from Kanha National Park
By Train: The Nearest Railway Stations for accessing Kanha National Park is Gondia & Jabalpur. Gondia railway station is 145kms / 03:00 hrs drive from Kanha (Khatia Entrance Gate). Jabalpur railway station is 160kms / 04:00 hrs drive from Kanha (Mukki Entrance Gate)
**Any other expenses outside of the above will have to be borne by the participants**