Macrolicious Amboli

Macrolicious Amboli

Come monsoon season; it is the best time to go out exploring for reptiles & amphibians, and we at Wild India Eco Tours decided to visit Amboli this time. Mixed with rain & fog, the weather was fantastic throughout; add to it some fantastic sightings of 6 snake species including the Cat Snake & Striped Coral Snake; over 10 frog species including the Malabar gliding frog, Dancing frog & Amboli toad Read more

amazing wilderness of Pench…

amazing wilderness of Pench…

Pench National Park has been the latest addition to list of wildlife excursions across India at Wild India Eco Tours. We did our 1st tour to Pench recently (1st weekend of June 2016) and it turned out to be a fantastic trip as the group witnessed some lovely sightings along with good photographic opportunities to capture variety of birds and mammals, including the majestic Bengal Tiger, Wild Dogs (Dholes) and Golden Jackals. We also managed to sight and identify over 50 species of birds – key sightings included 3 species of Vultures, Brown-capped Pygmy Woodpecker, Indian Scops Owl and more… Read more

Hampi – Temples, Monuments, Ruins & Wildlife

Hampi – Temples, Monuments, Ruins & Wildlife

Winter season being the best times for exploring birds and wildlife, we some how managed to pull off the 1st weekend this February and plan a quick 3 day trip to Hampi. As we were planning for a trip filled with architectures, monuments and landscapes; we soon found out about the unique and buzzing wildlife activity around Hampi – The globally threatened Yellow-throated Bulbul, the colourful Painted Spurfowl and Painted Sandgrouse, the mighty Indian Eagle Owl, the Sloth BearsRead more

tete-a-tete with an Indian Wolf

tete-a-tete with an Indian Wolf

It was yet another bird-watching session in Pune outskirts; and again in the arid grassland habitats. Its been around 6-8 months we have been visiting these habitats and we have been pleasantly surprised with the wide variety of wildlife these grasslands have to offer. This time was no different, rather it was our best outing in the grasslands till date as we got blessed by nature to observe the Apex predator of grasslands –  Indian Wolf (Canis lupus pallipes). Read more

The Flowersome Kaas Plateau

The Flowersome Kaas Plateau

We missed visiting Kaas last year, hence we were almost certain visiting it this year. We could not join the Wild India Eco Tours trip due to Ganesh Chaturthi but finally managed to visit Kaas on friday, 25th Sep 2015. We (Me, Sandip, Shraddha & Remya) had planned to start by 5 AM but a flat tyre right at start ensured we dirtied our hands right in the beginning of the trip and finally the journey began at 5:45 AM. Read more