Most Amazing Moments of the Tiger Safari @Ranthambore
It happed during the last summer or in the month of June, we were on our Ranthambore trip. Mr Hemraj Meena, the most appreciated tour guide was with us for making our tiger safari unforgettable. This event was too special, through my wildlife touring experiences.
The event happened on the first day of our visit and second safari to the Ranthambore National Park, inside the Zone 4. We were very much excited to see tigers and click some good photographs. After traveling for some hours and minutes in the jungle and taking some good photographs of a tiger crossing the road very close to our Gypsy, we came back to the water-body. Here, we had seen a tiger and tigress laying earlier.
When we reached that place, we found the tigress or the female tiger was moving towards the muddy road connecting to the Mahal. She was looking at the spotted deers those standing on the other side of the water-body. We clicked some photos of that moment and observed its movements.
It was very far from our vehicle, so I added Teleconverted of 1.4 to the camera body and made the lens to 720mm. After it, I captured some good photographs. In the mean time, the tiger started moving towards the Mahal, we clicked a few shots when she drank some water and came back to her previous sitting place.
Again, we waited there for taking any other shot, if she move to other directions. On the other side of water-body, few Sambars were in the middle of water and were unable to move to any side. We guessed, they are doing so in fear of a tiger or something. And suddenly, we noticed another tiger coming towards the water-body. That male tiger’s name was Pacman and he walked towards the Mahal.
We were very excited to capture some good shots of the tiger in the window of Mahal. So, we waited there, but unfortunately tiger had gone missing inside the jungle. And after 5 to 10 minutes, we saw the Pacman is coming on the same mud road connecting to Mahal. He came towards the female tiger, who was his sister.
He went to his sister and they sat there for a few minutes. Then the Pacman (the male tiger) moved downwards to water from the road to drink and he sat there on the green grass, near the water. After a few minutes, his sister came there and started to play with him.
It was really amazing! We captured the beautiful moments of their brotherly and sisterly love. We left the place and rushed quickly to the exit gate. The safari timing was about to finish, we may have to pay the fine, if we would make further delay.
It was a wow moment for us as we had seen three tigers on the single safari. We came back to our room and had the dinner. We were really happy and eagerly waited for the next day’s safari.