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Upcoming photography tours & wildlife safari tours

Wildlife Safari Photo tour - Pench National Park
Wildlife Safari Tour -Pench National Park

Pench National Park

Pench National Park wildlife safari tour provides every visitor a enormous opportunity every visitor to travel around and see the wide range of wildlife species and especial knows as Tiger Reserves

This sanctuary is inhibited by Tigers, Sloth Bear, Leopards, Fox and many more exciting wild life creatures.

Guided Wildlife Safari Tour 2N/3D Adrenaline Rush: Tadoba National Park
Wildlife Safari Tour -Tadoba Andhari National Park

Tadoba Andhari National Park

Tadoba is considered to be one of the highest index which is approximately ranging between 70% ~ 75% and considered to be The Heaven for Tiger Sightings.

Do join this wildlife tour of ours…!!!

Feb-2023 Japan Tour
Japan Winter Wildlife Special: Feb 2023

Japan’s credentials as a wildlife photography destination are often neglected, however, apart from the glistening cities in Japan we can indeed experience the dreamy and heavenly wildlife of Japan

Do join this Japan’s winter wildlife tour of ours…!!!

Enticing Photography Tours

Travel with The Lens India & Wild Traveler:

We offer enticing photography tours, group tours, or customized tours with specially created itineraries that offer the best off-beat locations in the best times of the year at the chosen destinations at Best National Parks of India and Japan

Our exciting Photography tours are exclusively designed for photographers with all levels of expertise.

These photography tours will also guide beginner or amateur level photographers to capture pictorial & stunning images through one-on-one on field as well as off-field assistance from our experienced photographers.

Wherever you go for travel with us for the photography tours, we are sure that it will be a life-time experience for you. We truly believe to give each participant the unique adventurous experience in all our photography tours.

Our guided photography tours are customized to balance both the seen and unseen locations in the world where we encourage our participants to capture the world in a very different way.

In general sense our tours offer:

  • Unique cultural experience
  • Appropriate balancing of seen & unseen locations
  • Interaction with local communities.

Photography Tours to Japan:

We are Certified Japan Specialist International by Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO).

Photography TourWe plan Photography tour to Japan targeting the following seasons:

  1. Autumn Special Photography Tours: To capture the breathtaking photographs of the autumn or fall colors of Japan at off-beat yet best locations of Japan
  2. Cherry Blossom Special Photography Tours: To capture the heavenly and ethereal photography of Cherry blossom during spring season of Japan at off-beat yet best locations of Japan
  3. Winter Wildlife Photography Tours: Japan’s credentials as a wildlife photography destination are often neglected, however, apart from the glistening cities in Japan we can indeed experience the dreamy and heavenly wildlife of Japan. Furthermore, by travelling in winter, there are no end of wonderful images that we can capture Japanese macaques bathing in the hot springs of the Japanese Alps and stunning array wildlife ranging from Steller’s sea eagle, Red Crowned Crane, etc on sea ice off the coast of Hokkaido.

 

 

Jungle Safari Tours or Wildlife Safari Photography Tours:

We plan guided jungle safari tours or wildlife photography tours to best of the National Parks within India as well as to international national parks.

These tours are for all travel lovers, nature lovers including the photographer with expertise of all levels. These tours are best to learn about the jungles & ecosystem of Jungle and know the various species in the wild. Knowing the jungles will be an amazing and exclusive experience for those who will join this tour. Our expert team of photographer and wildlife expert Kiran Joshi – Photographer & Ashish Gaikwad – Photographer & Naturalist will guide you about the various beautiful bird species, mammals, their behavior and much more. These tours can be very stress relieving and yet the knowledgeable jungle safari tours.

We plan jungle safari tours at following National Parks:

  1. Tadoba Andhari National Park
  2. Pench National Park
  3. Kanha National Park
  4. Jim Corbett National Park
  5. Masai Mara National Park

To summarize what is the takeaway from our Photography tours as well as Jungle Safari Tours are:

  • Unique cultural experience
  • Appropriate balancing of seen & unseen locations
  • Interaction with local communities.
  • Customized photo tours for photographers
  • Local support team.
  • Providing guidance for out for professional photography equipment’s

So, why wait, please do not hesitate to book our upcoming Japan Photography tours / Wildlife safari tour and let’s together experience the beauty of the world and cherish our memories.

Got a question?

Frequently Asked Questions

How many years’ experience in photography is required?
No matter what your current photography level is. We can accommodate beginners as well as advanced
photographers alike. As we have small group sizes, we can provide individual and personalized attention for
each person and help you improve your photography at whatever level you are at. Our one of the main
objectives is experience sharing at all levels and grow together.
What will I learn on your tours?
The aim with our tours is to improve your photographic skills, creativity understand and learn different culture
and give our participants unique lifetime experience with good memories.

We design our tours to guide you to the best of locations and experiences in the best light where possible.
Together with our teaching and feedback, you will learn how create great travel images. If you are beginner
you will learn how to visualize a scene better before capturing the moment, explore the environment you are
capturing, understand cultural considerations, and develop your own personal style. If you are already master,
you will add to your experience and will certainly have exchange of information.

Can a non-photographer attend our tours?
Certainly Yes.

Although our tours (our Photography Tours) are specifically designed for photographers. Since everyone brings
a camera with them on vacation nowadays and will take photos for their memories. So even if you don’t have
a specific interest in photography, anyone can still be free to join our tours, but since the focus of our Tours
(not to discriminate) is on photography first and foremost, so you will have to give consideration to the
photographers’ needs first.

One great benefit of our Photography Tours is we spend a lot longer time at specified locations as compared to
usual tours, and at the best times for photography where possible. This means you will get enough time to see
destinations and sights when they are visually more appealing and can be relaxing for you in real terms, also
you don’t have a rushed sightseeing experience or hoping tour experience that is so common among typical
group tours.
Wherever possible, we will also recommend a range of activities for the non-photographers in our tour if at all
non-photographers prefer to have free time in lieu of visiting a location together with the photographers.

What camera and equipment’s should I carry?
We usually recommend DSLR or Mirrorless cameras, but a digital compact camera or point and shoot camera is also adequate.

Based on your photography taste you can also carry different lenses depending on the tour; the full tour itinerary and preparation information will provide recommendations, or just connect with us for further information.

If you have yet to get a camera or are looking to purchase a camera or other photography equipment before taking a tour, please feel free to contact us for any purchasing advice.
Wherever possible we can also recommend you to, go for rental equipment if required.

What is the difference between your and other tours?
Our Photography Tours are best described as great travel experience. We design our Photography Tours in such a way so that you don’t have to worry about logistics once you arrive on tour and can focus fully on photography as we take you to the best locations to shoot.

Our tours provide a great mix of photography learnings, multiple opportunities to create great images, and great travel fun among a group of like-minded people.
Particularly our Photography Expeditions are designed to explore different locations trips to learn about new destinations. We would like to run Tours to in future, to visit specific events and festivals, and to look for unique photo opportunities.

Additionally, our Expedition have a more flexible itinerary than other tours wherever possible as we assess each location/attraction/weather and spend as much, or as little time as required to achieve our photographic aims.

Our Photography Tours are known for a classic sightseeing experience.

Can you customize tours for us?
Yes, we can.

We can customize tour for your subject to max 7 people in a group so that we can give personal attention to every individual during tour to best possible extent. If there are larger groups then, we will recommend a second leader in the tour to join the group. For custom tour pricing, please contact us.

We plan for destination you would like to visit of your choice. If you are interested in one of our standard photography tours or expeditions but want to adjust the itinerary, we can certainly do that. If you’d like to do this, please contact us to discuss things in more detail.

Are there any additional costs?
Wherever possible price covers all accommodation, some meals, most entrance fees, and the domestic travel costs in the Tour country. However, you will still need to pay for your own international flights, visas, and insurance and some places which are not specifically mentioned in inclusions. Apart from this, souvenirs, tips, personal snacks, and optional activity fees are additional costs. For further information, please visit our Tours section and read the Inclusions and Itinerary sections for the Tour you are interested in.
Can you organize my flights, insurance, visa and other travel planning?
No, however our travel booking partners will be able to help you with flight arrangements and travel insurance.
In case if our travel booking do not have their office at your location, then you will need to arrange your own visas, and we strongly recommend contacting the Tour country’s local embassy or consulate for further information.
You will also need to arrange your own vaccination and any travel medication that you may need.
Can you accommodate special dietary requirements on your tours?
This can be discussed case-by-case basis. If you have or on special diet (e.g. vegetarian, vegan, lactose intolerant, gluten free etc.), you will need to contact us before booking to find out if we can accommodate you. For our Japan tours, we are able to accommodate vegetarians. Contact us regarding other special diets.
What about refunds or cancellation policy?
All cancellations must be received in writing. No refunds will be made for unused services, regardless of the reason. Cancellations are subject to the following cancellation fees applied per person, per confirmed booking from the date the written cancellation is received: Please refer the policy below

46 days or more prior to arrival date in Japan: no penalty

45-31 days prior to arrival date in Japan: 10% of the tour price

30-15 days prior to arrival date in Japan: 20% of the tour price

14- 8 days prior to arrival date in Japan: 30% of the tour price

7 – 3 days prior to arrival date in Japan: 50% of the tour price

Less than 3 days prior to arrival date in Japan: 100% of the tour price.

Cancellation of any third-party suppliers’ arrangements will be subject to fees charged in accordance with that supplier. Refunds will not be given for unused or cancelled services after your arrangements have commenced.

Our cancellation policy indicates the fact that we have to make payments to our suppliers and comply to their booking conditions. It is a condition of attending our tours to have a comprehensive travel insurance policy in place. In case of force majeure, no refunds available.
NOTE: Above are the generic cancellation policy point. This may change based on each tour being planned. It is recommended to refer the to cancellation policy of each tour displayed on website

How about bad weather or seasonal variations?
This is something which is beyond our control. All though we assess weather forecast adequately so that we can capture the targeted season, however, but some of the best travel photos have been taken in less than ideal shooting conditions. Certainly, your safety is our priority hence, we won’t venture out in dangerous weather conditions.

Seasonal variations due to weather change may have effect Tours such as our Japan Cherry Blossoms or Autumn Colors Tours. It’s impossible to predict with accuracy month/date in advance for both the cherry blossoms and autumn colors for their peak bloom periods but our tours are usually planned based on typical average opening to peak times for these phenomena.

How much luggage should I carry?
Lighter the better. For our Photography Tours and Expeditions, we strongly recommend keeping your luggage lighter and bear minimum required items in your baggage as our tours run in different locations in different seasons and may have adverse weather conditions.
Do you follow strict tour schedule?
Our tour schedules are generally strict, so that we can get good light and place to capture good images. but the timings are such that there is room for flexibility depending on the shooting conditions and how quickly a shooting session finishes. Our tours also have free time scheduled in to do your own thing or to simply rest and relax if required.
How many people are accommodated in a group tour?
For our Photography Tours, the group size is limited to 7 participants max.

Smaller the group better is the engagement with each other.

What about the fitness requirements on your tours?
Our Photo Tours are suitable for people 15 years and older with a moderate level of fitness and involves plenty of walking each day and you will need to be able to carry all your own camera equipment by yourself too.

Please let us know if you have any special needs due to physical limitations or any other challenges. We will assess people with special needs on a case-by-case basis so that appropriate guidance or alternatives can be provided.

Considering the above fact, please keep your luggage as light as possible so that you will be able to manage and handle this completely on your own as we move between our accommodation

Can you accommodate people with special diets and/or food allergies?
For our Japan tours, generally we can manage as vegetarian options are available and we can have various source to buy from the convenient store which are open 24x7.

But If you have a dietary restriction like vegan, halal, gluten free, allergies, etc then please discuss in advance before booking the tour. and are interested in booking a tour with us, please contact us first so we can discuss your needs because depending upon the location where we are going situation may differ. Unfortunately, for those with too many food restrictions (e.g. vegan, halal) and severe food allergies (e.g. peanut), we are unable to cater for your needs on our Japan tours and you will not be able to book onto our regular tours.

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