Glorious San Francisco!

Glorious San Francisco!

A trip to San Francisco on west coast was always high on the list, question was when?! We wanted to avoid the New Year crowds and eventually planned our trip in end Jan 2018 – which made it our 1st trip of 2018. With 3 days at hand, we planned on visiting San Francisco and also a day trip to Monterey; and surely Monterey is one of the most beautiful places we have visited. Read more

the buzzing town of Helen

the buzzing town of Helen

Helen… a tiny town nestled in North Georgia stretching just over 2 miles, is perfect for a day trip or even an overnight stay with lot of nature trails and hikes around the town. This little town is pretty much happening all along – beautiful cobblestone walkways, artists singing on the streets, horse rides, colourful German styled buildings Read more

Colours galore @ the Great Smoky Mountains!

Colours galore @ the Great Smoky Mountains!

As soon as I got my US driving license done, the first trip we planned was to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Some quick help from Trip Advisor forum & we were set to explore this beautiful mountain range along Tennessee and North Carolina. Read more

the amazing Yellowstone!

the amazing Yellowstone!

Thanks to unavailability of desired accommodation at Yosemite, a tour Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Park happened! & obviously the Yellowstone part of the tour was the most awaited! We did have some ‘weathery’ worries but nature does throw up surprises in its own way.. very beautiful & pleasant surprises! Read more

little beauty – Vernal hanging parrot

little beauty – Vernal hanging parrot

We generally do not focus our birding session on a single species but this Sunday was different as we sighted the Vernal hanging parrot (Loriculus vernalis) – the only species of parrot found in India, and spent 3 hours photographing and observing a flock of 8 of these little beauties.

We had started a bit late this time, around 5:30 AM from Pune and with no pre-decided location in mind, it was along the journey when we decided to drive through & explore Kaldari as we had sighted a Shaheen Falcon couple of weeks back in the same region. Read more

Macro photography tour to Amboli hills!

Macro photography tour to Amboli hills!

Monsoon season is macro photography season and Amboli is one of our regular destinations to catchup with the variety of reptiles, amphibians and other species that show-up during the torrential rains. We at Wild India Eco Tours visited Amboli last weekend (14-16 July 2017) with a small group of like-minded folks. Apart from the regular Malabar pit vipers, Green vine snakes and gliding frogs, we had some fantastic sightings of Caecilian, Beddome’s keelback, Marbled frog and even witnessed a Cicada giving birth! Read more