Last Date: 05-09-2019
Tilari Dam Bio Region
Tilari forest is located in the hilly ranges of Konkan-Western Ghats corridor is a popular destination among nature and wildlife lovers. Situated in Dodamarg Taluka, in the state of Maharashtra and the largest one is situated in Chandgad taluk of Kolhapur District in Maharashtra constructed on Tilari River as the result of a joint project by the Maharashtra and Goa governments.
The water from this dam is distributed to both states. The dam is located near the border of Maharashtra and Karnataka and necessitated the relocation of several villages in the area. There are many reservoirs and the largest one is located near Belgaum in a village named Hajgoli in Maharashtra.
Surrounded by dense green forest, Tillari is home for a variety of animals and birds like Hornbill, Paradise Flycatcher, Drongo, Yellow-Browed Bulbul, Red-Whiskered Bulbul, Crimson-backed Sunbird, Orange-Headed Ground Thrush, Indian Scimitar Babbler and a lot more.
Tilari is also home to several animals like wild boars, antelopes, deer, monkeys, bison, elephants, tigers and leopards.
Gear up for an immersive 4 day photo tour to the Tilari Biodiversity tour and immerse yourself into the dense jungle experience with our wildlife experts.
Highlights of the Tour
Itinerary for Tillari Dam Bio-region Photography Expedition
Pick up at 10 AM from Mhapusa Bus Stand, Goa
Drive to WIE wildlife Field station.
On reach welcome drink followed by lunch.
Afternoon search for birds and reptiles in surrounding area (Route 1)
Night search for Reptiles along with stream.
After break fast Trek to adjacent forest to look for reptiles
Return for Lunch
Evening trek to adjacent forest ( route 2 )
Return for refreshment.
Around 8 PM trek into forest . (Route 3)
Return for dinner around 11PM
After breakfast Trek into forest alongside river and waterfalls.
Return to station for Lunch
Evening Trek into forest ( Route 4)
Return for refreshments.
At 8 pm drive to Tillari dam
Return back to the station at around 11pm
After Breakfast small trek behind field station.
Return to station for lunch
Packup and depart to Mhapusa, Goa