Villagers come to collect wood in Corbett Tiger Reserve, Ramnagar, Uttarakhand, India

Plan A Vacay At The Golden Tusk, Corbett

Imagine lolling by the pool, as kids are out in a cool room busy watching a movie or learning some new art? Well, that could be a reality at The Golden Tusk. A family-owned resort, it’s quite close to the Jhirna and Dhela gates of the Corbett National Park. Safaris need to be booked in advance.   From the time you enter the gate, you … Continue reading Plan A Vacay At The Golden Tusk, Corbett

Spotted deers, Safari from Bijrani gate, Corbett Tiger Reserve, Ramnagar, Uttarakhand, India

Closer To Stars & The Wildlife: Stay At Lebua In Corbett

Ever thought of watching the stars lying on the forest ground? Here’s your chance. Step into lebua Corbett and watch the birds, tuskers, the moon, the star, and more. Unlike many resorts in the Corbett National Park zone, this one is located ‘somewhere in the middle of nowhere’. I mean it’s surrounded by forests and there are fewer people in this part. With 44 cottage-like … Continue reading Closer To Stars & The Wildlife: Stay At Lebua In Corbett

Villagers come to collect wood in Corbett Tiger Reserve, Ramnagar, Uttarakhand, India

Meeting The Tribals In Corbett National Park

Probably one of India’s most famous national parks, Jim Corbett National Park, is home to many species of flora and fauna. All of us might not spot the magnificent big cat, but the forest offers many more exciting experiences. Picture courtesy: Google This was one of my most thrilling journeys. I had been invited to review the huge Ford Endeavour. And it was going to … Continue reading Meeting The Tribals In Corbett National Park

Galapagos Islands, Image by pen_ash from Pixabay

5 Best Places in South America For Nature Lovers

If you are seeking a world away from the crowded cities or bustling beaches, you will appreciate the natural beauty that South America has to offer. The region is home to some of the most fascinating wildlife in the world, as well as some truly breathtaking areas of wilderness. Here are some of the best destinations you should visit in South America: Words: Colton Davis … Continue reading 5 Best Places in South America For Nature Lovers

Paridhi Jain, Project Biologist, Wildlife Institute of India

Being A Naturalist

Project Biologist with Wildlife Institute of India, Paridhi Jain answers some pertinent questions about the profession where passion and conservation need to mingle to preserve the Earth’s bounty. 1. How do you define a naturalist? I would say a naturalist is someone who loves nature and finds peace in it. Some practice it professionally and some keep it as hobby but being a naturalist is a … Continue reading Being A Naturalist

Certificate of participation in Tiger Census 2018, Pench Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh, India

Expert Speak: Jungle On Foot—6 days of Tiger Census 2018

Mahua Bose recounts her thrilling adventure of walking in the forest’s core area to find evidence of some magnificent species. On a winter afternoon, my better half received a message on social media—‘Tiger Census 2018’ in Pench Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh. This was an ‘All India Tiger Estimation 2018’ from February 5-10. I listened casually, until he said, “We can participate in this.” And waves … Continue reading Expert Speak: Jungle On Foot—6 days of Tiger Census 2018

The deers watch the people enjoying the safari, Corbett Tiger Reserve, Ramnagar, Uttarakhand, India

The Wild Colours Of Corbett

Leaving the tiger in the thickets, the amateur birder and wildlife lover learned about some species living on the fringes of the Jim Corbett National Park. Words & photographs: Ambica Gulati The sun was high. And the ducks were waddling in the water, many of them. The brown of their feathers glistened under the flicker of the rays. The fatigue disappeared; excited at this amazing … Continue reading The Wild Colours Of Corbett

Mother Nature & Kohka Wilderness Camp

Where animals run on the roads, where you can see the sky for miles, where trees sway to embrace you, where innocent smiles and shy faces gaze at you—this is the world of the little village of Kohka near Pench Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh Words & photographs: Ambica Gulati We clung to the railing of the Gypsy. The blues of the sky were fast … Continue reading Mother Nature & Kohka Wilderness Camp

Gangetic Dolphin, picture courtesy: https://cdn.thewire.in/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/02141212/1200px-Platanista_gangetica_noaa-1200x600.jpg

Dancing dolphins at Ganga barrage, Narora

An endangered river species, they scamper and play unaware of the danger to their lives in the Ganga barrage waters Words: Ambica Gulati Their long beak-like noses sticking out, they seemed to be coming towards us. Suddenly they disappeared from view. And then a tail emerged from far. Dark brown, they would have been mistaken for the water, if the flesh was not so firm … Continue reading Dancing dolphins at Ganga barrage, Narora

Small butterfly, Aahana—The Corbett Wilderness, Ramnagar, Uttarakhand, India

National Geographic Great Nature Project at Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary

Text: Paridhi Jain; Photographs: Tanmay Haldar and CEC Delhi The Great Nature Project is a worldwide celebration of the planet and its wonders, one of the largest initiatives National Geographic has ever created. And Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary is a treasure trove for the wildlife photography enthusiasts and offers abundant opportunities of macro, landscape as well as bird photography. This Photo Walk was conducted on  … Continue reading National Geographic Great Nature Project at Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary