Tiger & Taj Mahal photography holiday

“I just loved this tiger photography holiday and wanted to say thank you for every aspect. Well organised, great fun and I never expected to see quite so many tigers as we did. It’s going to take me some time to go through all my photos from this trip !” Ian Page

Ranthambore national park never ceases to surprise me for it’s incredible tiger sightings. My personal record is 17 and the least we’ve ever seen is 11 in just one week on this tiger photography holiday. I’m not talking about glimpses of tigers in the distance – I mean up close and personal encounters with these iconic cats – sometimes so near you can hear them breathe. We secure the best tiger permits in the best zones and use open topped jeeps with a maximum of 4 guests in each one.  This ensures you have plenty of space to see and photograph the immense amount out wildlife that we’ll see during our visit. On route to Ranthambore we’ll travel by first class train to Agra where we’ll spend time at the iconic Tah Mahal and the equally beautiful Agra fort.

“A wonderful combination of brilliant photographic opportunities and meeting new friends. Having a holiday where you can relax in beautiful surroundings, learn a new skill and take away some wonderful memories. What could be better, thank you so much.” Gill and Andy Tarrant

Tigers, leopards and so much other wildlife

Although tigers will be the main draw of this trip there’s an immense amount of other wildlife that we can expect to see during our safaris in Ranthambore. Among the other  highlights are leopards, sloth bears, sambar deer, spotted deer, hyenas, langurs, jackals, Indian wild boars, civets and hundreds of bird species including good opportunities to photograph several types of owl.

Dates and costs

Tiger photography holiday – 2018 trip

March 20th to 29th 2018  – One space now remaining To enquire click here

Tiger photography holiday – 2019 trip

To be confirmed   – To register an advance interest click here

Tiger photography holiday – Costs 2018

£3195 per person based on sharing twin or double rooms including accommodation, all national park and wildlife permits (premium tiger permits), all photography permits and transportation. Excluding your international flighs to and from Delhi which cost about £450 return from Europe.

April 2016 tiger trip report

Why I love Ranthambore

Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrive Delhi from your part of the world and transfer to the Visaya hotel  where we’ll all convene and start to get excited about what lies ahead !

Day 2 – Delhi to Agra by first class train departing 06.15 to arrive at 08.15. Transfer to Four Points by Sheriton hotel and afternoon visit to the Taj Mahal and the equally beautiful Agra For.

Day 3 – Depart Agra after breakfast in our private mini bus to drive to Ranthambore national park. On route we’ll make a stop to visit Fatehpur Sikri which is a perfectly preserved red sandstone ghost town. Arrive Ranthambore afternoon and check into Ranthambore forest lodge which is our home for the next 7 nights. A lovely place to stay with a swimming pool.

Day 4 – Two tiger safaris in our open topped safari jeeps – one early morning and one late afternoon. Each safari will last about three hours and will be in the prime sectors for tiger sightings. Return to lodge in heat of the day for yummy lunch.

Day 5 – Two tiger safaris in our open topped safari jeeps – one early morning and one late afternoon. Each safari will last about three hours and will be in the prime sectors for tiger sightings. Return to lodge in heat of the day for yummy lunch.

Day 6 – Two tiger safaris in our open topped safari jeeps – one early morning and one late afternoon. Each safari will last about three hours and will be in the prime sectors for tiger sightings. Return to lodge in heat of the day for yummy lunch.

Day 7 – Two tiger safaris in our open topped safari jeeps – one early morning and one late afternoon. Each safari will last about three hours and will be in the prime sectors for tiger sightings. Return to lodge in heat of the day for yummy lunch.

Day 8 – Two tiger safaris in our open topped safari jeeps – one early morning and one late afternoon. Each safari will last about three hours and will be in the prime sectors for tiger sightings. Return to lodge in heat of the day for yummy lunch.

Day 9 – Two tiger safaris in our open topped safari jeeps – one early morning and one late afternoon. Each safari will last about three hours and will be in the prime sectors for tiger sightings. Return to lodge in heat of the day for yummy lunch.

Day 10 – Transfer to railway station for first class train journey back to Delhi. Depart 12.30 and arrive Delhi 18.00. Transfer to airport for return flight home or onward travel.

A few more photos from this tiger photography holiday – click on any thumbnail to view them larger.

Below is a short Youtube video that I made on my last trip here showing some of the wildlife we saw on just 1 safari.

Tiger photography holiday testimonials

“You promised me close up sightings of tigers and other wildlife but nothing could prepare me for some of our encounters. The one that walked right past our jeep made the hairs on the back of my neck stand on end. ” Sarah Clayton

“Thanks for a brilliant trip again Ian. Our tiger sightings were magnificent and watching that one cool off in the water just a few metres away was so so special. Great memories and photos.” Paul Edwards

“I just loved this tiger photography holiday and wanted to say thank you for every aspect. Well organised, great fun and I never expected to see quite so many tigers as we did. It’s going to take me some time to go through all my photos from this trip !” Ian Page

“I’m back home and just wanted to say a quick thanks for our trip. What a tiger feast that was; think we were very lucky with all those tiger sightings. I lost count in the end but I think 16 or 17 ?” Michelle Roberts