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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What is TOFTigers?

Founded by concerned safari operators in 2005, it's a pioneering 'collective action' campaign, aimed at all in the nature travel industry including governments, parks, communities, operators and visitors, to advocate, plan, endorse and support better tourism to save tigers and forests across Indian sub continent.

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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 Friendly Travel

Tiger Friendly Travel

For the best, most eco-friendly wildlife tours, who to use, inside and outside India, and where to stay use the Good Wildlife Travel Guide, visit the member section of the website or download our most up-to-date list of members.




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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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Sanctuary Asia partnership

Sanctuary Asia partnership

TOFTigers has joined together with Asia's best known natural history publishers. Together we aim to offer more to responsible travellers and operators, campaign for better tourism services and standards, and publish a host of exciting nature and consumer guides.

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Join Tiger Nation

Join Tiger Nation

Want to know more about individual tigers in India's best parks, and help us keep a living database through visitors photographs? Sign up now to this people powered platform, called Tiger Nation.


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Sponsor a Guardian

Sponsor a Guardian

Want to help? Support an individual Village Guardian, and help them become a park's eyes and ears around some of the India's key tiger reserves. Follow their lives and hear about what they are doing.


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Join us - 10th Anniversary

We celebrate our 10th Anniversary at the famous Royal Geographical Society in London on Thursday 21 May with an evening of talks by well known experts - Is there a future for tigers, elephants and rhinos in the wild? Book your ticket here


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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 News

Latest TOFT NewsPettitts India Tours – A New DMC joined TOFTigers Campaign 15 May 2015

Pettitts is a leading tailor-made holiday expert with over 25 years of experience in the travel industry. They specialise in tours to India and its neighbouring countries of Nepal, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka. ?While ?travelling ?to the Indian Subcontinent?, visitors can be assured of round-the-clock assistance throughout ? their trip. ?They have a wide network of associate offices in India?, while their marketing offices are based in the United Kingdom and China. Their commitment to professionalism has earned them the National Tourism Award for excellence in the field of tourism by the Government of India. Read more..

Latest TOFT NewsWill Bolsover headed to Russia’s Far East to follow in the footsteps of the world’s largest cat 12 May 2015

Will Bolsover, Managing Director of TOFTigers member Natural World Safaris, recently headed to Russia’s Far East to follow in the footsteps of the world’s largest cat, the Amur or Siberian tiger. He shares details of his journey and the incredible team of conservationists he met who work tirelessly to understand better, and protect the last remaining Siberian tigers. 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

Collective lodge action on Bandhavgarh Issues Feb 2015

The park is experiencing many conservation, guiding and tourism issues not being addressed by the authorities. Read more here. View the letter

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
Feb 2015 Collective lodge action on Bandhavgarh Issues

The park is experiencing many conservation, guiding and tourism issues not being addressed by the authorities. Read more here...

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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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