The northern end of the Indian subcontinent is a popular destination for people seeking to have a closer encounter with nature. Blessed with bountiful and thriving natural surroundings, this region is home to some of the most magnificent collection of not just flora and fauna but avian species as well.
- Exotic bird watching and sightseeing in Chambal
- Full day of bird watching in Keoladeo national park
- Dhikala zone bird watching tour in Jim Corbett national park
- Bird watching tour in Pangot
- Brief sightseeing in Delhi
Tour Itinerary - Bird Trails of North India Tour
Day 1 :Arrival in Delhi – Chambal
Upon your arrival in Delhi our tour representative will receive you at your point of arrival and will straightaway transfer you to National Chambal sanctuary. This is situated at a distance of around 5 hours. On reaching there you will be checked in to your hotel where you will be spending the night.
Day 2 :Chambal Sightseeing
Your early morning will commence in a serene manner. After having breakfast, you will be taking an early morning cruise with the help of Guide. You will be spotting birds like cranes, Indian skimmer, waterfowl, crocodile, Gangetic Dolphins and other exotic aquatic creatures. In the afternoon you will be made to proceed for a jeep safari of the national park where you will be spotting some land animals. Your whole day will be consumed in this and you will be made to head on straight for your hotel here where you will be spending the night.
Day 3 :Chambal – Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur
You will be proceeding for your next destination of Bharatpur early in the morning via road. This will be a journey of almost 13 hours and en route you will be stopping at highway restaurant for lunch. On reaching you will be checked in to your allotted accommodation in Keoladeo National Park. You will be spending the night here.
Day 4 :Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur Full Day Birding
Early in the morning your bird watching trip of Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur will start off. You will be exploring the place on foot which will be a fun and thrilling experience in itself. In a few places you will also be taken on rickshaw rides of the national park. You will be accompanied with a tour guide who will tell you all about the national park and help you with bird spotting. You will then be taken back to your hotel here by night for an overnight stay. Remember to follow all the instructions and guidelines that are given to you.
Day 5 :Bharatpur – Delhi
Early in the morning you will be made to head for your next destination of Delhi which is situated at a distance of 4.5 hours. On reaching you will be checked in to your hotel and the evening time will be free for you to indulge in some shopping or other leisurely activities. You will be spending the night in Delhi.
Day 6 :Delhi – Corbett
Early in the morning after having your breakfast you will be transferred to Corbett national park which is situated at a distance of around 6 hours from here. You will be arriving at Corbett by evening. The entire route is very scenic and beautiful where you will be able witness the glorious nature in full blossom. On reaching Corbett you will be immediately checked in to your hotel here for an overnight stay.
Day 7 :Corbett – Dikhala
Early in the morning you will be experiencing a fantastic sunrise by taking a walk by the River Kosi. You will then be taken for breakfast to Dhangarhi Gate after which your Dikhala jeep safari tour will begin. You will be driven through the tall grasslands for a closer look at the wildlife and avian collection here which is in abundance. After its completion you will be taken to your forest lodge here which will be a very thrilling experience due to the encapsulating sound of the wild.
Day 8 :Dikhala Bird Watching Tour
This day will be completely reserved for your bird watching activities. After having your breakfast in the morning, you will be taken along the lower jungle track along the river Ramganga to make you view some of the most impeccable collection of birds like jungle owlet, long-tailed nightjar, hawk eagle, hen harrier, chestnut tailed starling and so much more. It truly is a one of a kind experiences incomparable to anywhere else. After this you will be made to head back to your forest lodge here in Dikhala for an overnight stay.
Day 9 :Corbett – Pangot
After your breakfast you will be taken to your next destination of Pangot which is situated at a distance of around 2 hours from here. You will be arriving here at Lunch time after which you will be checked in to your allotted lodge here and the remainder of the day will be free for you to indulge in some leisurely activities here.
Day 10 :Pangot Bird Watching Tour
Your bird watching tour of Pangot will commence early in the morning after your breakfast. You can choose to walk or take a jeep safari tour of the place where you can view birds like – Yellownape, woodpecker, Piculet, parakeets, turtle doves, russet sparrow etc. the entire region is home to a huge variety of exotic birds and offers a gala time for nature lovers and bird watching enthusiast. After a full day of fun and exciting sightseeing tour here in Pangot, you will be assisted back to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 11 :Pangot – Delhi
Early in the morning, you will set out for Delhi from Pangot which is located at a distance of around 7.5 hours by road. En route you will be stopping at the famous Okhla bird sanctuary where you will be spotting several birds that make this place their home during their travel. The presence of lush greenery and water sources works in bringing these birds here. A true delight for bird lovers. You will then be checked in to your hotel in Delhi where you will be spending the night.
Day 12 :Delhi Departure
After having your breakfast in the morning our tour representative will assist you towards your departure location which will mark the end of one of the most exciting birding tours in India.
- Guided sightseeing tour
- Pick up and drop off service
- Meals as per itinerary
- Accommodation as per itinerary
- Driver allowance, parking charges, fuel price
- Any expense of personal nature
- Extra charges in case of an emergency
- Shopping, laundry, tipping, portage
- Monument entrance fees, camera charges
- Anything not in the inclusions section
Frequently Asked Questions
Q.Which is the largest bird sanctuary in india?
A. Bharatpur bird sanctuary is the largest bird sanctuary in india.
Q.When is the best time to plan a bird watching trip in india?
A. October to May is the ideal time to spot resident as well as migratory birds anywhere in india.
Q.Why is Keoladeo national park famous?
A. Keoladeo national park is famous for being the central population for the critically endangered Siberian crane, imperial and greater spotted eagle.
Q.How to book a safari in the Dhikala zone of Jim corbett?
A. Bookings for any safari can be done at the Ramnagar office.
Q.How many wildlife sanctuaries are there in Uttarakhand?
A. Uttarakhand is home to 7 wildlife sanctuaries in all.