The Indian Subcontinent is home to about 10% of the world's wildlife. Given that it constitutes about 3% of the total land area of the world, this number is significant. The main reason for this diversity is the varied landscape that one can find across the subcontinent. We have something similar to literally all the different types of landscapes in the world.
Did you know the majestic power of the tiger, the stealth of the leopard, the roar of the lion, these are just three of the 15 cat species to be found in India, but did you know that India also has:
At JungleSutra Wildlife & Experiential Journeys we curate programs around them all personalized to our guest interest.
Target Species: Himalayan Brown Bear, Himalayan Black Bear & the endemic Sloth Bear
Many do not realize that India is home to 4 species of bears - Brown Bear, Black Bear, Sloth Bear & Sun Bear. In this program, we shall be focused on finding 3 of the four species. Our exploration will take us through some very unique & pictureque landscapes. We will be exploring at altitudes ranging from 1350m to 3300m.
Target Species: Red Panda, Yellow-throated Marten, and the diverse birdlife of the Eastern Himalayas
India is full of wonderful species waiting to be seen and appreciated, one amongst these and undoubtedly one of the cutest creatures of them all is the Red Panda. It is also the only “panda” species in the world. The Giant Panda is a bear. The eastern Himalayas is the only place in the world where one can find the red pandas. If going beyond the iconic species excites you - this is the perfect program for you.
Target Species: Tiger, Leopard & Snow Leopard. An extension to photograph the Asatic Lion.
This unique program is focused at those who love wildlife photography. A combination of upper Himalayas and dry deciduous forests gives one the perfect opportunity to photograph 3 of the 4 species of big cats found in India. Should you be interested in covering all four cats that too is possible with an extension.
Target Species: Himalayan Monal, Cheer Pheasant, Koklass Pheasant, Ibisbill, Tawny Fish Owl, Great Indian Hornbill, Red-billed Lieothrix, Red-billed Blue Magpie and the Green Magpie to name a few.
This experience takes you into the foothill of the Himalayas ranging from an altitude of 1200m to 2600m. This region probably is home to half of India's bird diversity. Most of this region shall be explored on foot. There will also be places where one will have the opportunity to use bird hides. The region offers over 600 species of birds ranging from a variety of woodpeckers, kingfishers, bulbuls, flycatchers to warblers.
Target Species: Jungle Cat, Rusty-spotted Cat, Fishing Cat, Leopard Cat, Marbled Cat, Golden Cat and the Clouded Leopard
When we think about wildcats of the world not many will think about the Indian Subcontinent, but did you know India as a country has the highest diversity of wildcats in the world with 15 species of wildcats that can be seen in the country. The entire continent of Africa is home to 10 species. There are some like the Rusty-spotted Cat which are unique as they are not only endemic to the subcontinent but it is also one of the world's smallest wildcats.