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Bera, Rajasthan

Bera, Rajasthan

Welcome to Leopard Country – it is wild and free

Believe it or not: There is a village in Rajasthan called Bera, surrounded by forests where leopards roam free. Along it flows the river Jawai, with the Jawai Dam built on it. And the resulting beautiful lake is home to some of the biggest crocodiles you will ever see. These are not a part of any National Park or sanctuary; most people don’t know about it, not even Rajasthanis. You will not see any madding tourist crowds here – go wildlife spotting freely, but remember you are on your own here. With leopards for company. Come, let’s go big cat spotting.

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Chambal Wildlife Sanctuary, Uttar Pradesh

Chambal Wildlife Sanctuary, Uttar Pradesh

Chambal has always been infamous for being home to some of the most notorious dacoits living within its ravines, and the image has not changed even as the gun-toting outlaws striking fear on horseback are mostly in the past tense. What awaits instead is one of the most beautiful birding and animal reserves in and around the pristine Chambal river. And, surprise surprise, it is just over an hour away from India’s most famous touristic address: the Taj Mahal. Join us for the safari.

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E-Book: Kunzum Route K11 – Jammu & Kashmir

Kunzum Route K11 - Jammu & Kashmir

About the E-Book
If there is one thing to be envied in earlier generations, it is their good fortune to have seen Kashmir at its bountiful best. Over the last quarter of a century, terrorism and global warming – not to forget unplanned growth – have taken a toll on what was described as paradise by the Mughal rulers. 

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The Wild Elephants of India and Nepal

E-Book: The WIld Elephants of India and Nepal

About the E-Book: 

Personally, elephants are one of my favourite animals.

They always have been, but they truly won my heart when they put on an unbelievable show in the Manas National Park in the north-eastern state of Assam of India. 

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