Picture This - Kaziranga

Exclusive Women's
Experiential Trip
 

Venue:  Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India 

 

Trip Dates: November 24th- 28th, 2024 (4Nights/5Days)

 

Costs : INR 72,000/-

 

Please click here to register.


Payment terms : 

  • 100%  payment  for booking  as registration is confirmed.
  • You can pay GPay or send direct bank transfer. Once registration is confirmed, we will send the mode of payment details. 

 

Costs Includes :

  •  Accommodation & Meals (breakfast. Lunch and Dinner and morning and evening Tea at resort)
  • Two Workshops by Ms. Rathika Ramasamy and  Ms. Anu Hasan
  • 6 Jeep safaris in Kaziranga 
  • Park entry fee for Indian Nationals , NRI/Foreigners pay extra
  • Group airport transfers from Guwahati to Kaziranga 

Costs Excludes :

  • Air fair     
  • Transport from Guwahati Airport to Kaziranga
  • Any meal or extras not mentioned
  • Any kind or personal expenses like mineral water, soft drinks, phone calls. laundry etc 
  • Camera Entry fee INR 500
  • Any additional activities
  • Any extra expenses due to change in itinerary due to delay/cancellation of flight, natural calamity, political  unrest, medical condition or any other unforeseen circumstance

Other details:

  • Accommodation will be on twin sharing.
  • Hotel will be Royale De Casa Resort, Kaziranga (In Kohora)
     
  • Participants will be limited to 4 per vehicle while on safari to ensure the most comfortable experience.
  • Participants to ensure that their flight are booked to Guwahati landing before 10 am on 24th, November 2024 .The transfer to Kaziranga will depart 11 am. Kaziranga is 5 hr drive from Guwahati.
  • Return flight to be booked late afternoon or late evening of the 28th November, 2024
  • Car pool will be arranged for participants on shared cost basis(Details of cost will be shared closer to the trip date ).
  • If your flight is delayed or arrives late, we can try and help you organise an alternative transfer but please aware that this might completely by you and will not be shared by other participants.
  • A WhatsApp group will be created for all participants once registeration is closed, our trip coordinator will be available to answer question or help with logiztics.

Why Picture this?

We have felt that the joy in travelling, experiencing and taking pictures - (with mobile phone or camera) is something that is so enriching.  And yet as women most of them hesitate to travel alone or travel far. This trip is to encourage the curiosity and exploratory nature in all of you. This is a trip to Kaziranga national park in November , 4 days five nights, with 6 jeep safaris and two workshops - one from Rathika Ramasamy and one from  Ms Anu Hasan .It is going to be a group of happy, like minded women who are willing to explore, learn and experience. We are limiting the number of participants so we can spend quality time and make it a happy fun trip.


Why Kaziranga ?

Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve is located in the heart of Assam, on the southern Bank of mighty Brahmaputra River. This park is one of the last areas for wildlife in eastern India undisturbed by a human presence. Central zone is famous for Tiger sightings. It is inhabited by the world's largest population of One-horned rhinoceroses. Kaziranga is home to 88 mammalian species; Wild water buffalo, Indian elephant , Gaur, Common Otter, Barasingha are some of the important species and easy to photograph, apart from these there are extremely rare and endemic mammals can be seen photographed in this park. One-horned Rhinoceros is also called the pride of Assam and is endemic to the Indian sub-subcontinent; it is an endangered animal. It is UNESCO World Heritage Site. It only park India it has flood plains because Bramaputra river the biodiversity of the park is awesome.

  • You may get  see and photograph Big 5 of Kaziranga ,endemic One-horned Rhinoceros , Asiatic Water Buffalo, Indian Elephant, Bengal Tiger and Barasingha.
  • It is also birding paradise with more than 500 species.
  • Kaziranga Tiger reserve is one of the beautiful national park, well maintained.
  • With limited number of participants , 4 participants in one vehicle, you will be comfortable watching and photographing from vehicle.

 

Who could attend?

Aspiring Travel blogger/Youtube creator/ content creator, nature photography enthusiast, birdwatcher, bird/wildlife photographer.
If you are a nature photographer and wildlife lover who would like to explore the Kaziranga, then this trip  is for you. You are ready doing wildlife photography, then this is the  chance to shoot along with Rathika and make beautiful images from Kaziranga. If you are are wildlife  lover, then you will enjoy the Kaziranga wilderness. With Anu hasan, you will learn  creative process of content creating steps and how to edit and present etc. and lot more tips, end of the session you will be able to create your own V log, videos and Photographs.
 

Prerequisite: Interest to learn and interest to  enjoy the outdoor, nature and wildlife.

 

About Anu Hasan :

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A Kalalmamani award recipient, Anu Hasan donned many hats including that of an entrepreneur, actor, TV anchor, speaker, writer and content creator. Her path-breaking show, Koffee with Anu, is probably what people in South India might remember her most for. Her journey in the past 25 years has straddled in the world of film and TV as well as the world of business and startups. The fact that her experience has spanned both India and UK in these two fields, places her in the unique position of being able to translate skills and learnings seamlessly between diverse worlds and cultures. Her social media content is known for its honesty and authenticity. She believes in being a grounded and positive voice in the glamour that is social media.
 

 

 

 

 

About Rathika Ramasamy :

RathikaRamasamyRathikaRamasamy Rathika is arguably one of India's foremost wildlife photographers. She is passionate about birds and specializes in bird photography. In documenting wildlife through her photographs, she has developed a style of technical excellence combined with a captivating story. She has travelled to most of the National parks in India, and national parks in Africa to document indigenous species and wildlife. Her work has been appreciated and featured in several national and international publications as well as exhibitions. She is a founder member of RR Foundation of Wildlife Conservation (RRFWC).

She regularly conducts wildlife photography workshops and holds talks all over India. She has served on the jury panel of many national and international photography awards and contests, including the National Awards for photography instituted by the Government of India. Year 2017 and 2018. Rathika was cited to be the best-known woman photographer across the world on the internet. Rathika has been mentioned in the 10th Standard Science textbook this year 2019 edition of Tamil Nadu Government state syllabus.  For her wildlife photography is not only for her a passion, but a powerful medium to connect and conserve nature.  She loves to shoot Indian forest, as she believes India has one of the best Fauna & Flora. 

 

 

Terms and Conditions

 

 

  1. Registration is confirmed only upon receipt of entire amount.
     
  2. Cancellation fees:
    INR 10,000 if cancelled within 10 days of booking
    50% if cancelled after 10 days but on or before Sep 30th 2024
    100% if cancelled after Sep 30th 2024

     
  3. The workshop charges are for Indian National Only. Foreign nationals and NRIs have to pay extra for entry tickets.

 

  1. Picture this is responsible only for the content of the workshops. We do not own or operate or control any transport company, hotel etc.  While we endeavour to make all travel arrangements with utmost care, we cannot be held responsible for any loss, damage, injury, or death which may be caused by the act or default of the management or employees of any hoteliers, airlines, transport company.

 

  1. Littering and taking anything from nature trails is strictly prohibited. All national parks have certain rules that everyone must follow. Breaking the rules is a serious offence, which might result in the government taking legal action.

 

  1. All videos and photographs may be used for promotion purposes by Rathika and Anu on their social media accounts and websites. If you do not agree, please inform us via email or whatsapp message before departure.

 

  1. Do not take pictures and videos of locals and other participants without their permission. Don’t share them without the concerned person’s permission.

 

  1. Flash photography inside the national park is not allowed.

 

  1. While we will do our best to get maximum sightings possible, we cannot guarantee any wildlife sightings. Please bear in mind that this is wildlife and hence we will be able to see what we will be able to see. Participants should come with an open mind.

 

  1. We will not be held responsible for occurrence of any of the following circumstances during or before the commencement of the trip, and any extra costs occurring due to these are to be borne by you:
    • Any rioting, violence in the area or impending threat of violence.
    • Any acts of God, like heat wave, heavy rain, floods, land slide, earthquakes, extreme bad weather, etc.
    • Any delay or cancellation of flights, ferry, trains, bus etc.
    • Medical problem, sickness, physical inability to manage with the itinerary or any other such matter. Such an inability shall not affect/ delay rest of the group on the Tour per se.
    • Lost luggage, loss of personal belongings and/ or theft etc.

 

 

 

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