Rathika Ramasamy Masterclass Workshop -Thatterkad and Munnar-Second batch



Workshop : Rathika Ramasamy Wildlife Photography Masterclass 

Venue : Thattekad and Munnar, Kerala


Dates : 8th December to 12 th December, 2024 (4 Nights/5 Days)


Costs : INR 42,500/- (Inclusive of tax) Twin sharing


Limited seats only.


For registration, please click here to fill up the form.



Day 1 : December  8th  2024,(8th noon all participants have to reach Thattekad).


Day 2 : December  9th, 2024 Full day birding session at Thattekad.


Nigh safari : 7 pm - 8 pm 


Day 3 : December 10th, 2024 Full day bird shooting at Munnar.


Day 4 : December  11th, 2024 Full day shooting session Thattekad.


Nigh safari : 7pm -8 pm


Day 5 : December 12th 2024th morning, after morning birding session and breakfast ,workshop ends.


Detailed schedule will be send once the registration is complete.


Cost includes :


*Mentor fees inclusive of tax.


*Guide and sanctuaries entry charges


*Accommodation at Thattekkad  




*Night birding


*Local transport and birding trip to Munnar 


Cost excludes :


All other individual expenses 


*Air fare, transport from hometown to workshop destination


*Any kind of personal expenses, Bottled water, soft drinks, laundry and phone calls


Payment Terms:


You can register paying 50% amount as registration confirmed(Non refundable).


Balance to be paid one month before the masterclass.


You can pay GPay or Direct bank transfer. Once registration is confirmed, will send the mode of payment details. 


Cancellation Fees:


50% if cancelled after 10 days but on or before November 8th 2024


100% if cancelled after November 8th  2024


About the masterclass : The purpose of this workshop is to fine tune your bird/wildlife photography skills by learning from and shooting along with Rathika and further your knowledge of the subjects and photography techniques. Rathika has been to Thattekad and Munnar several times and documented more than 150 western ghat bird species. This workshop will be highly interactive, discussion in the field and all participants will receive instant feedback in the field and get their images reviewed every evening.

The number of participants are kept limited, so that Rathika could spend more time with each participants, shoot along with them sharing her experience and knowledge.  If you are already doing bird photography, this field learning experience will make you understand wildlife habitats, how to make inspiring images, story telling images and how to capture emotions in the frame.

Who could attend : This workshop is open to all bird/wildlife photographers, hobby photographers, anyone who wants to learn bird and wildlife photography from Rathika Ramasamy. This workshop is suitable to those with previous knowledge of photography.

About the Venue : Thattekad and Munnar become birding hotspot for western ghat birds.


Please click here to see checklist



Mode of Transport :


By Air : Nearest airport Cochin

Participants are advised to book early morning flights from their respective cities. 

Return tickets, evening / afternoon flight from Cochin.

If participants book their flight by same arrival time, from airport free pick up could be arranged.


Nearest railway station: Aluva, Kerala

By Train : From Mumbai, Chennai or other northern part of the participants can take train, it will reach early morning. From South India, all Cochin bound trains will stop Aluva, from there Thattekad is 1 hr drive. Pick up taxi could be arranged.

Trains from Chennai Central to Aluva


Two convenient overnight trains from  Chennai Central to  Aluva.

1.Trivandrum SF Mail  (12623)    Departure :  19.45  pm  and  reach 5.58 am


 2.Allepey SF Express (22639)      Departure:  20.55  pm   and  reach : 7.48 am 


Terms and conditions :


*The workshop charges for Indian National Only. Foreign nationals write to us for charges.NRI’s have to pay extra for entry tickets.


*Rathika Ramasamy Photography is organising the workshop. It does not own or operate or control any transport company, hotel etc. We will take care of all arrangements with most care, but it since it has no control in their operation, it 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, hotels, airlines, transport company.


*Littering and taking anything from nature trails is strictly prohibited. All parks has certain rules to follow, everyone has to follow the rules. Breaking the rules is series offence.


*All our photography workshops we follow ethics of wildlife photography, Nesting Photography and sharing information about nesting places are not permitted.


*Group video, photographs we will use for promotion purpose. If any individual does not agree, feel free to inform us via email or whatzup message before the workshop.


*Don’t take locals and other participants without their permission. Don’t share them without concerned person permission.


*Flash photography inside the national park is not allowed.


*Alcohol & Smoking is strictly prohibited during the workshop.


*Rathika Ramasamy Photography will not be held responsible in case of any legal action mentioned above points.


*It is wildlife, Rathika Ramasamy Photography does not guarantee any wildlife sightings. Participants should come with open mind. Though we try capture all check list birds.


Please register only if you agree with Rathika Ramasamy Photography workshops terms and conditions.