TOFT

We have expanded to become a pioneering International ‘collective action’ campaign, run by Travel Professionals, aimed at those within the nature travel industry and all visitors to India’s wildlife parks, to advocate, endorse and support more responsible use of wilderness areas in India, and the Indian sub continent.

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Nature Tourism

Nature Tourism can and must play an important role in saving the forests of India, today and for all our tomorrows.

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Nature Tourism

Nature Tourism can and must play an important role in saving the forests of India, today and for all our tomorrows.

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PUG Eco-ratings

TOFT PUG Eco Rating

TOFT have developed an eco-rating system for individual lodges and resorts in tiger reserves. Using our rating system to choose where you stay or send your clients, will ensure a better holiday...

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Tiger Safaris

Tiger Safaris

For the best, most eco-friendly wildlife tours, who to use, inside and outside India, and where to stay. By travelling with TOFT members, you can make a real difference...

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Indian Tiger Parks

Indian Tiger Parks

TOFT’s campaign is focused on 12 of the best known tiger viewing parks in India. Each has numerous attractions, fabulous wildlife, unique flora and fauna and different experiences...

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2014 Awards

Nominate yourself or your favourite park, lodge, person or project now for the Sanctuary TOFTigers Wildlife Tourism Awards 2014. See more details and get nomination form here

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Launch of Wildlife Tourism Awards 2014

Sanctuary TOFTigers Awards 2014

TOFTigers, alongside Indian premier Wildlife magazine, Sanctuary Asia, are delighted to announce the launch of the 3rd Wildlife Tourism Awards 2014. The aim is to highlight the very best of nature tourism in the Indian subcontinent, and there are eight categories of awards, from Wildlife guide to Eco-lodges, from community tourism initiatives to most tourism friendly parks. You can help us by nominating your favourite here. The winners will be announced at a prestigious Gala Awards dinner in Delhi in September.

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Latest News

Latest TOFT NewsMela Kothi puts National Chambal Sanctuary on the map 11 April 2014

Pioneering Mela Kothi – The Chambal Safari Lodge, has joined TOFTigers as its first PUG eco-rated member from the National Chambal Sanctuary and the state of Uttar Pradesh. Dream project of Ram and Anu Pratap who moved back to restore their ancestral farm and stables in 1999, the Lodge, which has a quality rating, is set in 35 sprawling acres of reclaimed woodland 70 kms from Agra. Thirteen rooms or cottages blend the charm of traditional features with contemporary conveniences and comforts. Guests can experience an abundance of wildlife in the grounds (home to over 198 species) or explore the Chambal Valley by boat, camel, jeep, bicycle or on foot with experienced naturalists. Read more..

Latest TOFT NewsTOFT welcomes Kash'Venture Travels (KVT) as our new DMC Member 07 April 2014

Kash'Venture Travels Private Limited (KVT) is a four-time National Award-Winning tours and travel services company based in New Delhi, India. Founded in 1985 as niche adventure services provider, KVT has had great success over the last three decades to emerge provider of adventure, culture and nature tours across India. From trekking and walking to mountain biking and cycling tours, wildlife adventures to culture and leisure tours, KVT's catalogue of country-wide activities and travel services combine the unique Indian perspectives, local attractions and activities with an award-winning service infrastructure that offers safe authentic and engaging India holidays and travel experiences to families, small groups and independent travellers. Read more..

Launch of Free Nature Guide leaflet to Bandhavgarh sponsored by TOFTigers

28th Feb 2013
Free Nature Guide Leaflet

TOFT launches, the first of the new free Nature Guides to parks, starting with Bandhavgarh. The 8 page high quality guides are aimed at encouraging greater nature awareness and less tiger centric tourism within parks, and include detailed route maps, a guide to mammals and top ten birds, jungle etiquette and uniquely the five tigers you are most likely to see in the park. Read more and download a copy

What is TOFT?

Travel Operators for Tigers (TOFT) is a unique campaign. Founded by a group of concerned Tour Operators, TOFT has now expanded to become a pioneering International 'collective action' campaign, run by Travel Professionals, aimed at those within the nature travel industry and all visitors to India's wildlife parks, to advocate, endorse and support more responsible use of wilderness areas in India, and the Indian sub continent. You can read more here.

Latest Campaign

TOFT CampaignEcotourism guidelines submitted to the Supreme Court

Further to the Supreme Court hearing on 27th August, TOFT has released the present objections to the Guidelines. Read more..

TOFT CampaignA Future for our Parks - A Lodge Provider's response

Lodge Owners response to the draft Ecotourism Guidelines June 2011. Read more..

TOFT Events

Track & See a Tiger in Wild
Track & See a Tiger in Wild

For the best and most eco friendly Tiger tours, who to use outside India or inside India and where to stay.

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Latest Campaign

Pench Tiger Reserve
Pench

Comprising of 758 sq. kms out of which a core area of 299 sq km is the National Park and 464 sq km the buffer...

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PUG Ratings

TOFT Awards

The TOFT Wildlife Tourism Awards 2010 were a great success on the lawn of The British High Commissioners Residency in New Delhi on Thursday 30th September

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Featured Book

Bandhavgarh Jungle Lodge
Bandhavgarh Jungle Lodge

Within walking distance of the Park's main gate, the lodge has been developed on the theme of an Indian village.

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