Frames of Dandeli..

Located in the serene bank of the river Kali, surrounded by the dense forest of western Ghats, Dandeli is a small town with a rich bio diversity. With over 200 species of birds a walk into the interiors of the forest is assured of sightings of a new species every other step making Dandeli a Paradise of Birds for bird watchers/ photographers and enthusiasts. The calm landscapes isolated from the busy inhabitation of the town makes a perfect place for star gazers and Photographers eager to capture the star trails and nightscapes. The fadingly colorful walls, the rusty gates and the typically boxed doors and windows of the old town Dandeli with the amiable locals holding in artistic frames to be explored n captured.

Explore the mostly known as a water sport destination – Dandeli through the eyes of a Photographer and make some amazing set of images of Birds, Landscapes, Portraits, Street life, Star trails in photo sessions guided by experienced mentors.

This tour is for..

Aspiring Photographers, Seasoned Photographers, Travel & Nature lovers.

Highlights of the Photo Tour:

  • Bird Photography
  • Landscape Photography
  • Street Photography
  • Night Photography


Enjoy stay amidst the woods of Dandeli Anshi Tiger Reserve @ Kulgi Nature Camp in log huts.

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  • Start from MG Road, Bangalore @ 19:00 Hrs. Dinner en-route.


  • Pit-stop at Dandeli,  freshen up Quick tea/biscuits.
  • Photo session in Timberland/ landscapes
  • Break fast & start to Kulagi
  • Check in @ Kulagi - Rest/Lunch
  • Landscapes/ waterscapes Photo-session
  • Snacks & tea
  • Night Photos/ Star trails/ Chill out in the moonlit night amidst the pleasant poetic forest.
  • Dinner & End of the Day.


  • Photo session at the Bird trails of Kulagi.
  • Breakfast - Rest.
  • Lunch & check out.
  • Start to Dandeli.
  • Photo session -  Portaits & Street life of Dandeli.
  • Evening tea Break n start to Bangalore. Dinner Enroute.
  • Reach Bangalore @ 05:00 Hrs on 14th Nov.

Camera Gears (Minimum requirement):

  • Any DSLR with standard zoom lens (18-55mm) and telephoto zoom lens (70-300mm or better) OR any advanced compact camera with at least 20x optical zoom.
  • 16 Gb memory card for camera.
  • Tripod.

Camera Gears (Additional suggested)

  • Super tele-photo lens (150-600mm) / tele - photo primes (500mm or better) - for Bird Photography.
  • Extra Battery and Memory cards.
  • ND filters - for motion blurs.

Inclusion and Exclusions:


  • Stay at Dandeli Anshi Tiger Reserve (DATR) on Twin Sharing Basis. 
  • Simple Vegetarian Meals (from Dinner on 11th Nov up to Dinner on 13th Nov)
  • Air Conditioned transport from Bangalore.
  • Reserve entry fees


  • Extra meals or Non-Vegetarian meals and beverages ordered, if any.
  • Insurance and laundry
  • Bottled water and soft drinks.
  • Anything that is not included in the inclusions list.


  • More than 60 days -  90% refund.
  • Between 60 to 46 days - 40% refund.
  • Between 45 to 31 days - 10% refund.
  • 30 days and below - NO refund.

Photography Mentor and Lead:

Deepak Kaikini

For any queries call: Deepak Kaikini @ +91 8861765775 or Amit Kamat @ +91 9611107608

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