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Tour Leader

John Edwards is an engineer by qualification but a photographer and teacher by choice. In 2016, he was appointed as Canon Mentor and has been practicing photography for over 18 years now. He is the Head of Photography Department at Pearl Academy and official photographer for UNICEF India.

Tour Highlights

Stay in National Park

Cultural Activities

Birdwatching & Photography

Trekking & Camping

Village Walk

BBQ Sessions & DJ Night

Trip Itinerary

Pickup from Dehradun Railway Station early morning
Road Trip for Govind National Park and Sanctuary
Arrival at GIO Camp by early evening

Checkin and Welcome Drink
Evening Introduction and Photography Briefing

BBQ, Bonfire, Dinner, and light Music

After Breakfast, Briefing on Camping and Trekking
Photowalk in the local market area
Start Trekking through Deciduous Forest

Enjoy Lush Green Trails and Birdwatching

Lunch at Camp Site with Garhwali Flute Sessions

Wild Camping, BBQ, and Dinner
Stargazing and Bonfire

After Breakfast, Trek down
Village Photo Walk and Cultural Dance/Music
Homestay Experience and Organic Cooking
Bird Watching in the early evening

BBQ, Bonfire, DJ Night, and Dinner

After Breakfast, checkout
Trolley Adventure over Yamuna River in Tons Valley

Visit Sandra Bridge built in 1899
Drop at Dehradun Railway Station by evening

  • Day road trip by tempo traveller (AC) to Govind National Park
  • Forest Fees for Govind National Park and Juda Lake, Ticket Cost for Trolley Adventure
  • Accommodation in Ridge Tents with attached toilet and washroom on Twin Sharing basis: 2 Nights (Sankri) + 1 Night Forest Camping (Juda Lake)
  • Homestay experience with the permission to cook with a village family (organically)
  • Cultural Play Music/Dance and Village Walk
  • Welcome drink, Meals, BBQ and Grill
  • All forest permissions, Certified Guides, Photography Expert, Hiking/Trekking Poles to all and exclusive use of a Binocular for Bird Watching
  • Bonfire, Music, and Hot Water
  • Local Souvenir and tour certificate
  • All Taxes
  • Meals during the train/flight/road journey
  • Any personal orders, laundry, medicines etc.
  • Head Torch and Extra Meals
  • Lens/Camera/Camera Equipment
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, roadblocks, etc.
  • Anything other than 'Inclusions'


By Air

Sankri doesn’t have an airport but can be reached by air through the Dehradun airport. Flights from all major cities of the country can be taken to reach Sankri through Dehradun. Taxis, transport buses and shared cabs are also easily available outside the Dehradun Airport.

By Road

Sankri is well connected to several parts of the country by road. Buses, cars, cabs can be used to reach Sankri from the National Highway that links the city to the rest of the nation and vice versa. 

By Rail

Railway is the cheapest convenient mode of travel to reach Dehradun. Dehradun Railway Station is the closest railway station from where Sankri can be reached easily. Located at a distance of 200 km, Dehradun Railway station is connected to various parts of Uttarakhand and India. Regular trains ply from the station and hence can be boarded accordingly.

The duration of the photo tour is 4 Days and 3 Nights starting from October 21st (Thursday) to 24th (Sunday).

The total price of the photo tour is Rs. 19999 from Dehradun Railway Station and drop to the same location. This is inclusive of GST and other charges.

The advance payment that needs to be made to block the seat is Rs 1999.  The balance amount you can pay before 19th October.

We provide a 100% refund of the booking amount on cancellation which you need to cancel before 11th October.

This photo tour is tailored to the needs of the professional, semi professional, amateurs and novice who would like to leverage their photography capabilities through experiential learning with the community. This tour is also well suited for travel lovers, bloggers, adventurers and artists who are willing to explore themselves.

This photo tour assures you to provide the best eco-friendly environment and experiential learning to capture street, travel, portraits and do birdwatching in the live location. This tour will help you to bring the improvisations in your portfolios. Along with that you get to travel along with an photography expert and understand how to brand and build your travel images on the whole.

Yes. This tour includes photo walks, guided live shooting experience and an expert led walks along with it. You will leave back home with colorful pictures which add to your travel photo stock.

The inclusion for the photo tour includes Accommodation, Pickup and Drop service from Dehradun Railway Station to Sankri, Stay location, Daily breakfast lunch and dinner, bonfire with music, cultural entertainment, BBQ and Grill sessions, Forest Fees, Birdwatching, DJ Night, Guided Trekking and Trekking Poles.

However this tour does not include travel from other cities, trip or extra ride fees, travel insurance, add on services, additional food, beverages or drinks and anything not mentioned in inclusion.

We accept payments in digital mode only. You can visit pay.chiiz.com for various modes of payment.

The exchange rates are applied as on the date the transfer is made.

Sure. Our tour is though related to photography, we strive to enhance the experience of the travel and adventure rather than just focusing on the image making part of it.

Yes. We provide the drop off services from Delhi to Dehradun. The approximate additional price per person will be around 1000 per person.

Himalayan Vista


11-14 Nov 2021

Sankri Uttarakhand

Package Cost

INR 19999

Registration Fees

INR 1999