Kabini - An Overview

A spectator to the spirit of rare magnificence, River Kabini adds aesthetically to the wildlife corridor of Nagarahole National Park. With the dedication to arrange close encounters with the life generously nourished at the river’s shores, Kabini Tiger Reserve in the park beckons those who are in absolute awe with the wonders of Indian wildlife. Steeped in luxuriant greenery at the foothills of Western Ghats, this treasure trove of rich biodiversity has landscapes switching from moist to dry deciduous forests, intervened by the serpentine streams and splendid lakes, tanks and swamps. Just about 90 km. from Mysore and about 225 km. from Bangalore, Kabini as a part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve is ideal for an unforgettable wildlife expedition.

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Kabini Photography Tour
Kabini - Photography Tour
24th - 26th October

This tour is exclusively conducted for all passionate photographers who would like to melt in the enchanting flow of nature by understanding wildlife, learning photography techniques and sharing experiences. Nature at Kabini has the panache to willingly pose for the shutterbugs. Though, the spotted and the striped lords are too self-indulgent to give their consent for the frame. But that’s where the real excitement lies. Chasing the leopards and tigers, the true celebrities of the jungle, like a fanatic admirer, while adhering to their rulers in their territory is indeed the highlight of Kabini photography tours.

Day 01: Check-in at Resort and Safari

  • Arrive / Assemble at Bangalore Airport from where pre-arranged transportation shall be provided upto Kabini National Park.
  • Reach Kabini by noon and check-in at the resort.
  • Interactive sessions to know each other and meeting the mentor with a brief-up about the tour activities for the next 4 days
  • Enjoy the refreshing lunch. Get ready for your first introduction with Kabini’s enchanting wild canvas. The safari tour takes the group to the sightlines from where you get the best views of the animal’s visiting areas. It is the time for the first round of photography.
  • Return to the resort by evening and join the review session.
  • Have dinner and and continue the session with the mentor covering the modules assigned for this tour.
  • The mentor will provide assignments to achieve in the upcoming safaris to make the participant stronger with respect to the concepts
  • Enjoy your night stay at the resort.

Day 02: Kabini Safari and Photo Tours

  • Wake up to a refreshing tea session and get ready for the early morning safari.
  • Work on the mentor’s feedback and tips from the previous session to improve your shots.
  • Get back to the resort where the breakfast waits for you. Retire to your room and take some rest.
  • Join the mentor at the stipulated time to continue training with the modules, this session will also have the mentor reviewing the assignments from the previous safari
  • Have lunch and gear up for the evening safari. Try the tips and techniques further and get back to the resort.
  • Gain more tips and reviews from the mentor at the evening session post dinner Retire to your room

Day 03: Kabini Safari and Photo Tours

  • We set out to the final safari of the tour, get out to the new sightlines to click and capture as you explore Kabini one last time in this tour.
  • Share your experiences over breakfast followed up with a group photo-session
  • Leave Kabini with new knowledge and timeless memories and head towards Bangalore.

October 24-26th, 2015 (3 days, 2 nights).
  • Pangong Lake and its beautiful turquoise waters
  • Magnificent monasteries of Thiksey, Hemis and Chemre
  • Tsomoriri Lake and its rare water fowls
  • Changpa Nomads, Tsokar
  • Exciting Trekking for 2 days
  • Snow laden Himalayan peaks
  • Leh sightseeing
  • Khardung la (18,380 ft) High mountain passes
  • Nubra valley, Pangong lake via Warila pass
  • Views of Mount K2 & Karakoram
  • Monasteries in hill tops
  • Splendid flights over Himalayas
  • Stok Palace
  • Cultural Show : Alchi Likir, Lamayuru dha- hanu (Aryan valley)
  • 4 days Camping on tents
  • Rule of compositions, framing and aligning.
  • Auto-focus and creative functioning of auto focus.
  • Mastering Exposure (use of formulas)
  • Depth of field
  • Using Aperture and Shutter modes as Manual mode.
  • Metering and concepts of Mid-tone and its implications.
  • Creative technics and styles of photography.
  • Handling Tips for sharper results.
  • White balance and Picture style.

For all the travel enthusiasts who love photography with equal zeal, WaytoIndia brings to you exclusive ‘photo-tours’ for enriching experience that will have every traveler relish the entire chapter of their lives as a remarkable memory.

To organize exclusive photo-tours, WaytoIndia has joined hands with ConsciouSpace to provide uncompromised and top of the line quality to train photography enthusiasts across the country. Together, we bring you an exclusive opportunity to learn photography while travelling to your dream destinations. Such is our commitment that we promise you a tour that is filled with information and knowledge that lasts a lifetime.

ConsciouSpace, our technical partners will be travelling with you with one their finest mentors, Vinay Bayar to guide, enrich you with the knowledge and keep you on your toes while he shares with you some interesting information about various aspects of photography specific to each tour we conduct. With a team of passionate travelers and photographers, they have been training amateur and professional photographers along with conducting photo-tours across India.

This photo-tour, expect to learn some interesting concepts of photography along with the nuances to make each frame a story! Enjoy the tour as you pick up your camera skills and see the world through your lenses!

INR 19,900/- inclusive off all taxes and transportation (to and fro) from Bangalore to Kabini.(Twin sharing basis in Rooms). Accommodation will be at Kabini River Lodges (run by Jungle Lodges and Resorts, Karnataka).


  • Accommodation on twin-sharing basis.
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at Kabini River Lodges at the time of stay.
  • 4 safaris into the national park and Kabini Reservoir (Day 1 noon to Day 3 morning).
  • Forest entry fees.
  • Photography training fees, on-field guidance and reviews.
  • Commuting from Bangalore to Kabini River Lodges and back.


  • Camera (D-SLR lenses above 500mm focal length) and Video camera Fees (as per the price structure existing during the tour dates). The respective fees shall be paid directly to Jungle Lodges on the tour dates.
  • Any additional safaris undertaken by the participants.
  • Additional snacks or beverages or mineral water ordered by the participants during the tour.
  • Medical assistance.
  • Any other expenses not expressly mentioned in the “Inclusions” section.