The roots of INT can be traced back couple of years with an idea to evolve as a meaningful specific rather than a wandering generality in the tourism arena. It was formed keeping in view the need to provide comprehensive tour arrangements for the tourists visiting the Indian sub-continent. We at INT believe that" Success in life is not measured by the size of the feet but the directions they take". Professionals have imbibed this approach towards their working style in the organization. Striking the right kind of equilibrium between our client's aspirations and the demands of the industry has been the forte of INT professionals.
Our team leaders are from fields as varied as photography to conservation and are qualified experts in their own field be it hiking, birding, angling, photography, botany, zoology, tourism, architecture, herpetology and bio-diversity conservation. Delivering precise information backed by equally precise execution of the tours consistently for our clients from all over the world is evident from the fact that our clients and our associates have repeatedly placed their trust & faith with us time and again.
We are out and out a people driven organization where every individual's professional expertise holds ultimate importance.
Indian Nature Tours has been recognized for the high caliber, professionalism and responsiveness of its business associates and client's requirements.
People behind Indian Nature Tours
An amateur naturalist with more than 20 years of experience in the travel industry in India, most of which has been spent in organizing and running tours to every part of this diverse sub-continent, Manoj holds the highest respect in his fields of operation. Any tour i.e Cultural, Adventure, Special Interest or wildlife, organized by Manoj is guaranteed to be a success for the clients. His close relationship with and vast knowledge of the hotel and accommodation companies assures our clients of first class treatment from start to finish. The rest of the team in INT is directly responsible to him and they will uphold his very high standards. Whether you require a cultural tour involving visits to India's wonderful cities and monuments, or a trip to the national parks to see the incredible diversity of wildlife that is part of India's heritage, or indeed a combination of the two, then Manoj Sharma and his team at INT are the people who will make your holiday dreams come true.
A professional photographer and a writer, Peter, fell in love with India and its wildlife while on an assignmentin India. Peter’s forte has been sports photography but with his new found interest he has turned himself into a wildlife and travel photographer of repute. Some of his pictures on wildlife have featured in prestigious magazine like “BBC Wildlife Magazine”. In INT, Peter’s, knowledge and experience is widely utilized while escorting photographic trips as well as while conducting workshops for aspiring photographers. Such is the standing and reputation of Peter that he is directly supported in his assignments by “Canon Imaging” and uses the best of equipment manufactured by the Canon.
An Arts Graduate from Rajasthan and a diploma holder in Nature & Wildlife Interpretation from the Forest Department, Tirath can be found polishing his knowledge in the Keoladeo National Park or running his nice and cozy birding lodge located next to the sanctuary. He has been associated with INT from its very inception and leads major groups as well assists Filming Teams in their shoots in India on behalf of INT. Tirath has led many groups in the past for leading wildlife tour companies like Cox & Kings, I.E. USA, Eco Expeditions USA, Boston Museum of Science, USA, NFS Australia. He has been to nearly all the major National Parks and Sanctuaries of the Indian Sub-Continent.
A former Research Assistant for the Royal Society of Protection of birds and International Waterfowl Research Bureau, Laxmi Mudgal or Panditji, as he is fondly called, brings with him vast pool of knowledge on birding. He has worked in past with the Forest Department, first as a volunteer and later as an employ. In 1987-88, Laxmi assisted a Smithsonian funded research project for Iowa & Hawaii State Universities on Wetland Ecology. He was invited by the University of Kent to deliver a lecture on topic ‘Tourism and Conservation: Changing Character of Keoladeo Ghana’. His article on ‘Geese of Keoladeo’ was published by the Sanctuary magazine. Laxmi was also awarded a citation by the Rajasthan Government for his study on Lesser Florican and Indian Bustard in 1984. In INT, Laxmi is entrusted to lead all specialized birding and wildlife trips for INT.
A walking enclopedia on birds, plants, reptiles and much more, Brijendra's immense knowledge is an asset for INT. During the course of around 24 years woking for BHNS, Brijendra has assisted many legends of Ornithology. He worked as assistant to Dr. Salim Ali for 3 years assisting him with ringing of various bird species. He has also acted as an assistant to World renowned expert on raptors - William S Clark. The list is endless- V.P.Prasad for 4-5 yrs for his research work on Keoladeo, assisted Dr. Vibhu Prakash for 4 yrs for his Phd study on birds of prey, Dr. Lalita Vijayan for 4 yrs on study on Siberian Cranes, Prof. P.Sunder Murti for 3 yr study on Nesting of Land birds. Brijendra is the first person to identify the nest of Indian Spotted Eagle in Keoladeo National Park. He has also studied the breeding habits of Harriers in Velavadar in Gujarat. Even though having not completed his High School, Brijendra received an offer from a leading University as a Guest Lecturar due to his vast knowledge in identifying and documenting around 350 species of plants in and around Bharatpur. In INT we feel proud to have him take care of our clients for their birding trips as well as to be able to share his knowledge with our guests.
Dr. Rakesh Kumar
Dr. Rakesh Kumar is the founder and chairman of the non- profit organization called “ISHWAR” (International Society for Human Welfare and Astral Research) and is based in New York. Apart from a deep spiritual quest, Dr. Rakesh Kumar also has a keen interest in the metaphysical sciences. He has studied the Hindu Vedic astrology, western astrology, Ayurveda, Palmistry, Numerology, Vaastu Shastra (Like feng shui) Mantras, Yantras, and Bio-chemistry and Homoeopathy. He has spent many years in study and research and his perception and astrological readings have helped many people. In INT his knowledge on religion, yoga and ancient sciences has helped us in planning trips for our clients.
Faiyaz A. Khudsar
A wildlife conservationist and a field researcher, Faiyaz is the force behind BCTI, our conservation organisation. He has worked in many projects in association with WWF-India, Wildlife Institute of India and other Non-Governmental organisations. He has worked on Asiatic Lion reintroduction project in Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary, Madhya Pradesh for his Ph.D. He is also founder trustee of Biodiversity Conservation Trust of India. He regularly advises us on various issues related to biodiversity conservation. Faiyaz has been lately working on behalf of the Govt.to design and create Bio-Diversity parks in various parts of the country.