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Indias’s Asiatic Lions of Gir Photography Holiday

March 15, 2020 - March 22, 2020

£3499
  • Asiatic Lions

    of Gir

    Join David in Sasan Gir on this 7 night photography trip to India to add images of the Asiatic Lions of Gir to your portfolio.

    Travel through grasslands & dry deciduous forests punctuated with teak-wood trees, taking photo opportunities with the Asiatic Lion, Leopards & more.

    15th - 22nd March 2020

    £3499 per participant

    £600 deposit required to secure a place

    Group size: 3 - 5 participants - 5 places available..

    Bookings close: December 15, 2019

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    Asiatic Lions of Gir - £3499 per participant

    £3499 per participant - 5 places available.
  • The Gir National Forest is the last stronghold of the Indias’s Asiatic Lions. Smaller than their African cousins but no less majestic, these stunning big cats live alongside humans in their last remaining natural habitat. The NaturesLens Indias’s Asiatic Lions of Gir tour marks a significant & exceptional addition to any photography portfolio, with days spent in the heart of the forest, waiting for a chance to capture on camera this most majestic, graceful & captivating of predators.
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    The people of Gujarat are proud & fiercely protective of their lions, in fact, the current Indian prime minister has declared the Asiatic Lions to be “the pride of Gujarat”.
    Join NaturesLens to capture images of Asiatic Lions of Gir, in India, during the Indias’s Asiatic Lions of Gir photography holiday. This photography holiday is of 7 night/8 day duration on a Full Board, Non-Shared basis & costs £3499 per participant.
    The Asiatic Lions of Gir hold a territory that is somewhat larger than that of tigers but, with the help of local trackers, guides & drivers, you will have the opportunity to expand your portfolio with some fantastic images of these majestic cats.
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    For an unforgettable photography experience, this 7 night trip to Gujarat, India, ticks every box. You will witness some of the cat world’s most majestic & fearsome predators as they go about their daily lives, hunting, resting & raising their young. Apart from the Asiatic Lions, Gir is also famous for the large number of leopards which are also a major attraction & which, given the elusive nature of leopards, are highly visible.
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    We have created a package which includes full board accommodation, jeep fees, park fees & airport transfers to make things as straightforward for you as possible, to ensure that you can make the most of this unique wildlife photography experience.
    You will stay in a beautiful lodge, surrounded by mango trees & stunning birds, located just a short drive from the park entrance.
    Each morning, you will enter the forest just before dawn for your morning safari. The forest is interspersed with semi-evergreen & evergreen flora, acacia, scrub jungle, grassland & rocky hills. Fed by perennial & seasonal rivers & streams, the Gir National Park has large water bodies like the Kamleshwar Dam that are good for spotting marsh crocodiles, reptiles & birds.
    Other predators include hyena, jackal & jungle cat. These are supported by a healthy prey-base composed of Samba & Chital deer, Chinkara gazelle, Four-horned & Blue Bull antelope, Wild boar & langur monkeys.
    At the end of the morning safari, you will return to your lodge to freshen up before sitting down to a breakfast fit for kings. And yes, there will be mangoes!
    After a delicious lunch, you will return to the park for your afternoon game drive.
    We have ensured that only 2 guests travel in each jeep, giving you maximum freedom of movement to capture images from the optimum angle, & space as you experience the wonders of the forest over the course of the day. Your guide, David Miles, will be on hand to provide advice & tuition as needed, with knowledgeable wildlife guidance provided by a local expert.
    Airport transfers, in trip accommodation on a full board basis, jeep fees & park fees are also included in the cost of this Asiatic Lions of Gir photography tour, making things simple for you so that you can focus on making the most of your wildlife photography experience.
    Don’t miss out on this opportunity to come face to face with the majestic Asiatic lion by booking early.
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    Photographable Species: asiatic lion, leopard

    Indias’s Asiatic Lions of Gir Photography Holiday Itinerary

    To be confirmed
  • 25%

    Discount from Lenses For Hire on any lenses, or other camera equipment, that you require FOR this wildlife photography holiday.

    NaturesLens have partnered with Lenses For Hire to give you an exclusive discount on any lenses hired for any NaturesLens Wildlife Photography Holiday or Workshop.

    • Accommodation on a non-shared basis (with no single supplement payable)
    • Airport Transfers
    • All in-trip transportation
    • All photography sessions & appropriate permits
    • Food on a full board basis
    • Guaranteed Window Seat
    • Guidance & advice from our Photography Holiday Guides
    • Transportation between photographic locations
    • All Drinks
    • Any activities not listed on the itinerary
    • Flights
    • International Flights
    • Meals not listed on the itinerary
    • Personal expenses of any type
    • Required Insurances
    • Sundries
    • Tips & Gratuities
    • Transportation to start location
    • Visas

    What our clients say

    • Simon - Tigers of Bandhavgarh - May 2017

      The communication NaturesLens provide is top notch, & ensures that the lead-up to the trip is as smooth as possible, you know what to expect on the trip, & most importantly, what to take with you!

    Make a Booking Enquiry

    To make a booking enquiry, please complete the form below & we will get back to you as soon as possible.
    You are making an enquiry for the Indias’s Asiatic Lions of Gir photography holiday, which is scheduled for the dates of 15th - 22nd March 2020 & costs £3499 per participant

    , this photography holiday requires a deposit of £600 to secure a place.
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    How to Book

    Before booking, it is important that you read the relevant photography holiday event page & our Booking Terms & Conditions. If you have any doubts regarding your suitability for this photography holiday, please contact us.
    To book, simply click the relevant link from the event page on our website. You will then be sent a booking form & a copy of our terms & conditions. In order to secure your place on the selected photography holiday, simply complete the booking form with details of all persons travelling & holiday indemnity, in relevant cases, & return to us (either by email or by post) with confirmation that the deposit has been paid. Payments should be made via bank transfer.
    A deposit of 20% is required at the time of booking unless you are booking less than 90 days before departure. In this case, full payment of the photography holiday price is required.

    Recommended Equipment

    Recommended Camera Equipment

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    Additional Notes

    NaturesLens photography holidays do not include flights unless it is explicitly stated on the event page. When it is time to book your flights, we will send you the details in plenty of time to allow for bookings at the best available price.
    The photography holiday itinerary is subject to change & is to be considered provisional.
    NaturesLens photography holidays require a minimum number of participants in order to be viable. If this minimum number is not met, the photography holiday may not go ahead. This photography holiday has a minimum participant level of 3 plus NaturesLens guide(s).
    In the event that the minimum number for a photography holiday to go ahead is not reached, NaturesLens reserves the right to cancel any given photography holiday. In that event 100% of monies received will be returned. However, NaturesLens is not responsible for expenses incurred by its customers.
    Not all mentioned wildlife can be observed & photographed at all times of the year, thus some activities may be considered seasonal & not available.
    Please note the cuisine on many of the NaturesLens photography holidays is authentic & typical of the region in which you are travelling. International or western cuisine is often NOT available. If you have any concerns over the food arrangements or have any special dietary requirements, please contact us prior to making a booking.
    All personal luggage are the responsibility of the owner & we request that photography holiday participants limit their luggage to the equivalent of one suitcase, one flight bag, one camera bag & tripod. We do not wish to appear dictatorial in this matter & the request is made to ensure space & comfort for everyone in our vehicles.
    NaturesLens & its agents act only as agents for the passenger in all matters relating to travel arrangements, & as such, do not assume responsibility for injury, accident, damage, loss, delay or irregularity which may occur via defect of transportation or any other cause.
    NaturesLens reserves the right to substitute hotels, & other previously outlined arrangements as necessary, to either improve or equal the travel experience.
    NaturesLens reserves the right to pass on to photography holiday particpants any additional & unplanned expenditure incurred during a photography holiday, via events beyond the control of NaturesLens. NaturesLens reserves the right to accept or decline any person as a member of any photography holiday.
    Payment of deposit by photography holiday participants or their representative constitutes their acceptance of all conditions contained herein.
    All bookings are made subject to our terms & conditions.
    Travel Insurance Requirements

    Indias’s Asiatic Lions of Gir Photography Holiday Summary

    The Indias’s Asiatic Lions of Gir photography holiday is a photography holiday of 7 night/8 day duration, that costs £3499 per participant

    & takes place in Sasan Gir in India, between the dates of 15th - 22nd March 2020. It is ideal for photographing asiatic lion, leopard & more. This photography holiday is led by David Miles for NaturesLens. The photography holiday is offered on a Full Board, Non-Shared basis. Group size for this photography holiday is a minimum of 3 participants & a maximum of 5, plus David. We consider this to be an event of Easy level of exertion, if you have any questions about your suitability for this event, please contact us prior to making a booking enquiry. The photography holiday starts & ends at Rajkot Airport. Transfers between Rajkot Airport & Sasan Gir are included in the cost of this photography holiday, this photography holiday requires a deposit of £600 to secure a place.

    Financial Protection

    Financial Protection provided by the Travel Vault

    NaturesLens Limited is a company committed to customer satisfaction & consumer financial protection. We are therefore pleased to announce that, at no extra cost to you, & in accordance with ''The Package Travel, Package Tours Regulations 1992'' all passengers booking with NaturesLens Limited are fully insured for the initial deposit, & subsequently the balance of monies paid as detailed in your booking confirmation form.

    The policy will also include repatriation if required, arising from the cancellation or curtailment of your travel arrangements due to the insolvency of NaturesLens Limited.

    This insurance has been arranged by Towergate Chapman Stevens through Zurich Insurance PLC.

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  • Details

    Start:
    March 15, 2020
    End:
    March 22, 2020
    Cost:
    <span class="non-modified-cost no-special-offer">£3499</span>
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    Website:
    https://natureslens.co.uk

    Location

    Gir
    Sasan Gir,GujaratIndia

    Guide

    David Miles
    Email:
    info@natureslens.co.uk
    Website:
    https://natureslens.co.uk/