The Himalayan Brown Bear Expedition

7 Nights 8 Days

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7 -13th September 2023 7Nights 8 Days 1 - 8 PAX
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DAY 1 –

Arrive in Srinagar Airport around morning. Participants will have to inform their flight timings in order to pick them up.

Participants will be welcomed at Srinagar airport by your host and guide Rajni Shankar . A 150 km Drive from Srinagar to Drass , whichwill take us roughly about 3 Hours , depending on the condition of road at Zozilla pass which usually creates slow movement .

Reach the B&B aroud lunch time . Settle down , relax and lunch at the B&B Drass .

Eevening around 4.00 p.m  will be our 1st excursion in search of the Brown Bear .  While we relax at the B&B , our spotter will be on the look out for the Brown bear , scanning the moutains for a good sighting  .

Evening tea & snacks on location . Around 7 or 7.30 head back to the B&B for Dinner . Relax & get ready for an early morning expdition  .

DAY 2 –

Head out for early morning Excursion for scanning the moutain ridges for possible sighting of the Brown bear . Tea & Breakfast  will be served on Location  . We will try and spend more valuable time on location . If participants would like to head back for breakfast at the B&B , we will keep that option open .  Around luch time head back to the B&B for Lunch . Freshen up.

Evening around 4 head out for another session . Evening tea on location .  Dinner at the B&B .

DAY 3 – Day 7 –  Head out for early morning Excursion for scanning the moutain ridges for possible sighting of the Brown bear . Tea & Breakfast  will be served on Location  .  We will try and spend more valuable time on location . If participants would like to head back for breakfast at the B&B , we will keep that option open .

Around luch time head back to the B&B for Lunch . Freshen up.

Evening around 4 head out for another session . Evening tea on location .  Dinner at the B&B.

In this expedition from Day 1 to Day 8 , aesthetics of Wildlife Photography & Film-making will be taught to our participants , understanding  the environmental and their issues of conflict will be discussed by our panel , interacting with the locals will be a key highliter to the Workshop , Understanding the equipment being provided by us , scripting to editing to storytelling will be highlighters of this extended Workshop . In short the particpants will leave our Workshop as fully trained wildlife Photographers. That’s the aim of our Workshop .

 

Day 8 : Early morning head out for our morning excursion . Tea/ cofee and Breakfast will be served on Location . Since this would be our last day we will relish our time and environment we r in with possible good sighting of the Brown Bear . Doubts & questionairs will be clarified by the us. Certificates will be handed over to all the particpants for their intitiative paticipance in our Workshop . Photography and film- making docket will be given to our participants .

 

Checkout by 12 or 1 noon for Srinagar Aiport . Participants will be dropped at the Airport and departed for their journey to their destination home.

 

Includes

  • All  meals, morning & evening tea /coffee with snacks , bonfire with soup & snacks.
  • Hotel reservation at Drass .
  • Transport from Srinagar to our base camp Drass.
  • Stay at Drass with all meals.
  • Basic medical facility .
  • All camera gears – Spotting scopes, binoculars , Camera traps , telephoto lenses, search light for night etc.
  • Medical kit for our participants plus medical assistance would be provided in case of emergency, however , in case a participant is undergoing a serious ailment , please do inform us and a doctor’s medical certificate is required , if the patient is good to go .
  • GST
  • 7 NIGHTS AND 8 DAYS STAY AT DRASS.
  • ON FIELD GUIDANCE WITH AN EXPERT ON BIRDS , PLANTS AND TREES.
  • WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY AND FILM-MAKING MASTERCLASS
  • PRE – PRODUCTION & POST PRODUCTION SESSIONS .
  • EDITING – PHOTOSHOP AND ADOBE PREMIER .

Excludes

  • DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY KIND OF ALCOHOL OR SOFT BEVERAGES, OR ANY OTHER MEALS APART FROM OUR FIXED MENU .
  • AIR TRAVEL .
  • DOES NOT INCLUDE ANYTHING THAT IS NOT MENTIONED ABOVE.

IMPT TIPS & THINGS TO CARRY

  • PLEASE TRAVEL LIGHT PREFERABLY WITH JUST A BACKPACK.
  • ANY CAMERA U OWN OF YOUR OWN IF U HAVE ANY, ELSE NO ISSUES.
  • RTPCR REPORTS OF ALL PARTICIPANTS ARE MANDOTRY.
  • CLOTHING – MOSTLY EARTHY COLORS ,AVOID BRIGHT COLORS.
  • FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY & FEBRUARY HEAVY PADDED JACKETS AND WARM INNERS .
  • TREKKING BOOTS ARE A MUST
  • WARM CAPS,MUFFLERS, GLOVES ETC.. ARE ESSENTIAL.

COST TERMS – CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS

FULL AMOUNT TO BE PAID BY THE APPLICANT AT THE TIME OF RESERVATION WITH IN 90 DAYS OF WORKSHOP.

50% REFUND ON CANCELLATION WITHIN 60 DAYS.

NO REFUND IF CANCELLATION IS MADE FROM 0 – 30 DAYS.

EXCEPTIONS – NEGOTIABLE .DISCLAIMER :

Any extra cost due to any unforeseen condition, such as delay/cancellation of flight, natural calamity, political unrest, etc. Wildlife Exposure & Conservation would not be responsible for the cancellation of the tour.

FOREIGN NATIONALS KINDLY MAIL US AT wildlife_expo@yahoo.co.in for quotation .

ALL PARTICIPANTS TO REACH LATEST BY 8 IN THE MORNING THE DAY OF YOUR WORKSHOP, IN ORDER TO CHECK IN AT OUR DESTINATION