Slow Travel, Immersive Tales
 

Category Archives: Tal Chhapar

Seven things to do in Tal Chapar Sanctuary

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Chapar Diary

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Chapar Diary‘Wild life’ travel is an expensive business. Add the mountain of difficulty in getting accommodation inside the sanctuaries, further add the randomness of the routes allotted to you in the Jungle, and you think twice before embarking on such trips. But the thrill, unpredictability, green cocoon, sounds and smell, and visuals offered are unparalleled so we always end up coughing up the money beyond our reach.

Chasing raptors @Tal Chhapar

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Chapar Diary

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Chapar Diary“Where did you spot these Red Necked Falcons?” “In the Tal Chapar grassland.” “No. Exactly where? which side?” Well…..and we narrated the spot as best as we could, telling the spot in a jungle or grassland where trees are not given any address, nor the mud tracks have anything like 7th cross or second left. But we tried. “Why? Are these uncommon here?” “Every raptor is uncommon here because […]

Tal Chhapar Sanctuary

“Hey it’s here! No, No, there!” We all were shouting as Menaka a female Black Buck was moving around the car to get biscuits. Sometimes she came in front of the car and we were not able to drive, sometimes she came towards the sides and we were not able to open the doors. She normally roams near the sanctuary gates waiting for the generous supply of biscuits from the Jungle Staff or the Tourists.