A Night Around the Camp
I must confess: while the rainforests of the Western Ghats, with its wonderful denizens including frogs, snakes, insects and spiders, have always held a special place in my heart, one reason trumps them all – Jog Falls. India’s second-highest plunge waterfall had been an unfulfilled dream for long, a case of too-near-yet-too-far. So, when I had the opportunity to head to Jungle Lodges and Resorts’ Sharavathi Adventure Camp, my first stop cannot be too difficult to guess.
Sharavathi – Where life’s gifts come in small packages
Except for the last, none of the above statements can be deemed a suitable advertisement for a wildlife adventure destination. No elephants, no tigers, not even a guaranteed leopard sighting? Why bother going? The paucity of “charismatic mega-mammalian fauna” (to quote a naturalist friend, tongue firmly in cheek) is a deterrent for the trophy-hunting breed of wildlife tourist.