This is for fans of herping and macro photography. Experience the wilds of the Western Ghats come to life this July-August, as Saurabh Sawant and his team takes you on a guided herping tour, combined with macro photography workshops, to four exciting destinations—Coorg, Amboli, Agumbe and Wayanad. 

Saurabh Sawant
A dancing frog
A dancing frog

Saurabh Sawant, an award-winning naturalist and photographer, will guide you through these dense and beautiful rainforests and help you look for amphibians, reptiles and invertebrates—that range from common to rare and even endemic.

Saurabh Sawant
A Malabar pit viper
A Malabar pit viper

Herp enthusiasts, this is something right up your alley. The odds of spotting Malabar gliding frogs, wrinkled frogs, the endemic dancing frog, golden-backed frog, Malabar pit viper, keelback, butterflies and damselflies and many more species, are quite high in these regions.

The rain-soaked forests of the Western Ghats are also well-known for their many spectacular waterfalls, rivulets, wild flowers and endemic birds (if you are lucky enough to spot some, given the weather!)

Saurabh Sawant
A Malabar gliding frog
A Malabar gliding frog

Each destination will have expeditions of three days and two nights, excluding the travel dates.

July 3-5 to Coorg, Karnataka
July 13-15 to Amboli, Maharashtra (1st batch)
July 20-22 to Amboli, Maharashtra (2nd batch)
July 27-29 to Agumbe, Karnataka
August 3-5 to Wayanad, Kerala

Register here to be a part of these exciting expeditions.