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 - 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 NewsInfinity Kaziranga Wilderness - A new Eco PUG rated as Quality Practice lodge member 17 April 2015

Infinity Kaziranga Wilderness combines comfort with a great location that blends with its natural environment. Located on the boundary of the Kaziranga National Park, it is set in the midst of a thick bamboo grove and a variety of other plants, giving visitors an impression of being ensconced in a forest. Its sixteen spacious rooms are reminiscent of old Assamese houses made using traditional materials, with furniture crafted out of locally available bamboo. This elegant resort has a beautiful lake within its property, enhancing its beauty and feeling of serenity, and plays host to a bevy of avian guests. Read more..

Latest TOFT NewsNew International Operator - Mantra Wild Adventures 16 April 2015

A big thank you to our new member from Australia, Mantra Wild Adventures who are helping by sponsoring a wildlife guardian in Ranthambhore. Started by an Australian-born Indian, Reena Tory, and based on her own travel experiences to India, Mantra Wild helps you engage with local communities to help make your experience more meaningful. They also support places they visit by contributing to local conservation and community initiatives. 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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