Our directors have spent years in the bush and were the first to set up private resorts and safaris in Karnataka in the mid 80’s.
Nawabzada Saad Bin Jung: Of Royal descent, sportsperson, wild life enthusiast, eco-tourism advocate, columnist, novelist, angler and photographer, has over 30 years experience in promoting and managing eco-tourism and jungle lodges and camps.
As an extension of his activities in India and his undying passion for the wilderness, based on his vast experience he has started ‘Africa under Canvas ‘, in order to offer the perfect wilderness experience set within the national parks of Africa. Like in Africa, he has recreated the uncomplicated rawness coupled with ultimate comfort at The Bison.
Shaaz Jung: An avid wild-lifer, renowned naturalist, cat tracker and wildlife photographer. Shaaz left the lucrative corporate life having earned his degree from the Utrecht School of Economics, to follow the family’s passion of establishing eco tourism as an integral tool for Conservation. Shaaz has spent years studying game movement in South India and has earned the name ‘Leopard man of India’ with his astonishing Leopard portfolio. Currently Shaaz is making a feature film for National Geographic on Kabini’s wildlife. He works as the Head Naturalist and his photos taken in Kabini with The Bison can be seen on his social media links and his Official Website.
Riad Fyzee: A wildlife enthusiast and sportsperson. Riad owned and managed a travel and tourism company and has immense experience with wildlife, trekking and camping in the bush.