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Sustainable Wildlife Tourism in Corbett

Request all sensible wildlife operators to revive old itineraries earlier experienced by the Sensible Visitors to Corbett and had rightly declared corbett as the destination beyond & more than just tigers!!  Sustainable wildlife tourism is all about it while the current scenario is absolutely unsustainable.   Read more »

Corbett Calling Genuine Wildlifers!!

In Delhi to convince Inbound agents to revive old wildlife itineraries in Corbett although all of them are highly skeptical about the current situation of the destination – Mass weekend tourists along with marriages besides NTCA bound forest dept. for not being able to introduce experiential safaris or something different for passionate wildlife operators. I […] Read more »

The Ranger’s Lodge & Willdife Tourism in Corbett

All of us are highly excited with the Man Vs Wild show of our PM with Bear Grylls in Corbett. You think the number of WL tourists will increase or the destination Marriages will flourish after the great hype created. I can vouch for the latter, as quite a few marriage oriented resorts are getting […] Read more »

The Ranger’s Story

In early 1970’s till about late 1980’s, I used to accompany my Grandfathers, both paternal & maternal, on the shikars close to our ancestral farmlands along River Kosi, and as a young child I had developed a special bonding with the island forests amidst croplands & the loads of ungulates taking refuge in them, as […] Read more »

A New horizon in tiger Conservation

  Congratulations Ramnagar forest division for being awarded CATS (Conservation Assured tiger standard) by GTF (Global Tiger forum)!! A well recognised fact that the conservation efforts in Ramnagar Forest Division have finally paid off with the increasing tiger numbers, possibly more tigers here than some of the best managed tiger reserves, but the role of […] Read more »

The tragedy of Wildlife Tourism

The timely interventions of the Hon’ble High Court of Uttarakhand in the existing practices of wildlife tourism in and around Corbett besides other relevant issues directly related to the tiger conservation in Corbett have amply revealed not only the failure of the state Govt. in presenting its case through various affidavits as well as their […] Read more »

Diversity in Jhirna & Dhela, Corbett

Would you imagine your luck while appreciating the diversity & variety of wilderness in just two safaris in Jhirna & Dhela tourism zones in a span of 03 months, the dhela safari in the mid of June while Jhirna safari in october, 2017! I have proposed full day safari in the two zones right from […] Read more »

My last safari to Dhikala, 13th to 14th February’ 17

Mr. Pravine Chester has been here at The Ranger’s Lodge twice earlier and the third time, along with Mr. Madhu, a professional photographer, we made it a point to go to Dhikala for 02 nights although I could join them only for one night. Otters, Steppe eagle as well as Pallas’s fishing eagle, tawny fish […] Read more »

Trip to Assam: Rhinos Raining

I have served in Asaam and possibly those were my golden days in wilderness. Pobitara had the highest density of one horned rhinoceros way back in 1988-89, as there were 64 of them in just 16sqkm of reserved forests. Now there are ore than 100 but the area of the sanctuary has also been increased […] Read more »

Tigeress in Distress

The Chief wildlife warden, Uttarakhand, has warned all the wildlife operators in Corbett against naming the tigers. This is the right step and I fully support it. During my first visit to Dhikala in this season, I was shocked to see the impacting enthusiasm of gypsy drivers as well as the big lens owner photographers. […] Read more »