Jungle safari – Bandipur Tiger Reserve

Sitting by the first window of the ‘canter‘ my eyes were continuously scanning the jungle through the windshield in front of me and the window on my left, looking for any signs of the elusive big cat which had been supposedly sighted in the area the same morning. Except for random glances out of the side-window towards the sparsely vegetated hillocks far away, which hardly made me feel I was in a ‘tiger reserve’, my eyes have been fixed right ahead for quite sometime now with no luck.

wild boars in bandipur forest

Wild boars grazing

Apart from crossing a few playful squeakers and their busy parents we were yet to come across any wildlife when suddenly, the sleepy driver hit the brake hard and pointed to his right.

Two peacocks!

Presumably a mother – child duo, enjoying the early morning sun.… continue reading