Wildlife Sanctuary


Sunderban National Park – Everything you need to know 1

Sunderban national park located at the South Eastern tip of the 24 Paraganas district in the state of West Bengal. It got its name from one of the mangrove plants known as Sundari (Heritiera Minor). The Sundarbans are a part of the world’s largest delta formed by the rivers The Sundarbans are a part of the world’s largest delta formed by the rivers Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna. Sundarban is a vast area covering 4262 square […]


Sunderbans – The beautiful forest

The local train from Sealdah chugs to Namkhana station. Nestled in verdure meadows swaying with rabi crops the sleepy station seemed a far-fetched gateway to the land of mangroves. A country van pedals us to Namkhana bazaar, a jumble of narrow lanes and cramped shops. We sail to the other side of Haatania – Doania river in full  ‘jowar’ (high tide). The Ganga-Bhramaputra delta fans out like the braids of Lord Shiva covering an area […]


Gir Jungle Safari Permit – Everything you need to know

Gir Forest and National Park is the last refuge of the Asiatic Wild Lions. The wildlife conservation efforts at Gir, have borne fruit. Today, as per the 2015 lion census report, there are 523 lions in the wild. In addition, the forest hosts a variety of flora and fauna. If you are planning a DIY Trip, then the below tips will help in booking the Gir Jungle safari permit to give you the best wildlife experience: […]

Lazy Lion Gir

Gir National Park – A travel Guide 1

Gir National Park is the last bastion of the Asiatic Wild Lions. It is situated south-west of the Saurashtra peninsula of Gujarat in India and covers an area of  1,412 km2 . A drive through the thick, undisturbed deciduous forests is a joy for the senses, even if there were no lions to spot in the jungle. Gir, a thriving eco-system for the wildlife, is home to 39 species of mammals, 37 species of reptiles, over 300 species […]

Lion Gir

Dudhsagar Waterfalls and Jungle Trek 5

Situated on the border between Karnataka and Goa, stands one of the tallest waterfalls in India – The Dudhsagar waterfalls. When I heard about the trek to Dudhsagar falls, I wasn’t very fascinated. I am not very fond of waterfalls, and the trek seemed to be a walk along the railway tracks. Neither of the two was quite appealing. Then I checked the photos. The massive white milky water  gushing down through a lush green […]

Dudhsagar waterfall

Road trip across Saurashtra

Gujarat – The land of legends and lions is an underrated tourist destination. We are Gujratis, living in Mumbai and I have been only to Sabarmati Ashram and Kutch until now. We had to explore our home state deeper than that, so we headed out on a road trip to Saurashtra – Gujarat. We wanted to cover the beaches as well as wildlife sanctuaries – both in abundance in Gujarat. From Mumbai, we took the […]