Northern Western Ghats Biodiversity Camp 2 (Kolhapur)

 21 May
 The Camp
 The Camp, State Highway 115, At Palsambe, Post Aslaj, Taluka Gaganbavda, Dist Kolhapur, Maharashtra. - 416206 - Gagan Bavda -
In the forthcoming years, we shall be exploring various parts of the Northern Western Ghats to document the unique and amazing flora and fauna of the region. Placed close to the Gaganbawda Ranges (Ghat), The Camp ( is an ideal place to explore microfauna such as snails, millipedes, centipedes, frogs, reptiles and it also has a rich bird life. Explorations to nearby locations in search of bats, to shoot the night sky and explore the plateau region and its biodiversity will be undertaken. Participants will get hands on training & interactions with biodiversity experts such as Devadatta Naik & Anand Pendharkar. Tips on field photography and identification literature, slide talks and group discussions will be an integral part of this survey-cum-camp! Materials to carry: Cameras, Bincoulars, Magnifying glasses, diary-pen & sketch book will be essentials besides field guide books and a good headlamp or torch with sufficient battery. Closed footwear (shoes) will be necessary, along with camp wear. Cap/hat, sun glasses and non-dsposable water bottles, plate & mug and any musical instrument (is encouraged) but no expensive jewelry or any noisy gadgets (all equipment is your own responsibility)! Food, Travel & Stay: Bunk-bedded group accommodation is provided for all participants. Couples or individuals cannot avail separate rooms in this camp. Sumptuous Veg/Non-veg Food will be provided as per availability. Local Travel will be in a vehicle which can accommodate 6-8persons to and from Kolhapur and locally! MAXIMUM SEATS: TWELVE (GROUPS ENCOURAGED) Camp Cost: Ex-Kolhapur: Rs. 6500 (+1500 Mum-Kolh-Mum Volvo fare) Ex-Campsite: Rs. 6000 (if you bring your own vehicle) **Standard Cancellation Policy Applies For Booking & Inquiries Call: Kevin Kavi - 98190-34183 or Anand Pendharkar - 98201-40254 Seats are considered booked only when full payment is transferred to the account of: Anand Pendharkar A/c No: 000-401-535-219 ICICI Bank, Nariman Point Branch NEFT/IFSC Code: ICIC0000004

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