birding tour packages

North India Birding Tour

Day 01: Arrive Delhi - Chambal (270 km / 6 hrs)Birding in Chambal

Upon arrival at Delhi international airport meet with our representative & drive to National Chambal sanctuary. Upon arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 02: Chambal

Morning boat cruise with a guide to see Indian skimmer, black-bellied tern, flocks of migratory waterfowl, cranes such as common, demoiselle and sarus, fish-eating crocodile and marsh mugger; Gangetic dolphin; turtles etc.

In the afternoon jeep safari to the national park for bird watching. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 03: Chambal - Bharatpur (125 km / 3 hrs)

Morning after breakfast drive to Bharatpur, a quick stop in for lunch in Agra. Further continue drive to Bharatpur. Arriving in the afternoon, the first contact with the keoladeo park. Overnight stay at lodge.

Day 04: Bharatpur

Full days of birding in Keoladeo Ghana National Park on foot and cycle rickshaws with a birding guide.

Day 05: BharatpurBirding in Bharatpur

Full days of birding in Keoladeo Ghana National Park on foot and cycle rickshaws with a birding guide.

Day 06: Bharatpur - Delhi (260 km / 6 hrs)

Full days of birding in Keoladeo Ghana National Park on foot and cycle rickshaws with a birding guide.

Day 07: Delhi - Corbett (270 Kms / 6 hrs)

Early Morning after breakfast drive to Corbett National Park (5 hours). The last two hours of this drive entails birding and wildlife viewing en route. On arrival check in at the wildlife resort. Overnight stay at resort.

Day 08: Corbett - Dhikala Forest Lodge (Corbett National Park)

Morning nature walk along with the Kosi river, Later after breakfast drive to Dhangarhi Gate. The Corbett Dhikala tour begins from here. Drive for a jeep safari to the grassland to view the wildlife especially the evasive tiger. For your safely the lodge is enclosed by the effective solar fence. You may sit on the verandah at night and enjoy the breathtaking wild and jungle's sound to get an unforgettable experienced. Overnight stay at Dhikala Forest Lodge.

Day 09: Corbett National Park (Dhikala)

Morning and afternoon visit to the grasslands & forested area for birding. Overnight stay at Dhikala Forest Lodge. Birding in the lower jungle track along the Ramganga River is very rewarding for water birds such as river lapwings, waders, mergansers and other waterfowl. While relaxing at the lodge or visiting the grasslands one can see long-tailed nightjar, jungle owlet, spot-bellied owl, common stonechat, black francolin, purple and crimson sunbird, golden-fronted & orange-bellied leafbird, black-shouldered kite, hen harrier, changeable hawk-eagle, chestnut-tailed starling etc.

Day 10: Dhikala

Morning & afternoon jeep safari to the national park. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 11: Corbett National Park - Pangot (55 Kms / 02 hrs) A Bird in Pangot Village

Drive early morning to Corbett Falls stopping en route at Dabka causeway to look for ashy crowned sparrow lark. After birding at Corbett Falls continue to Pangot. Arrive for lunch. Overnight stay in a cottage at Jungle Lore Birding Lodge. Afternoon leisurely birding in and around the lodge.
One can see crested woodpeckers such as greater yellownape, scaly-breasted, speckled piculet etc. Large flocks of slaty-headed parakeets, numerous spotted and oriental turtle doves, grey bushchat, russet sparrow. Cuckoo: Indian, oriental, large-hawk and Eurasian. Large-billed crow, grey treepie, black-headed jay, maroon oriole, large cuckoo shrike, tits such as rufous-naped, black-throated & yellow-browed and smaller numbers of black-lored and green-backed. White-tailed nuthatches, chestnut bellied nuthatches and bar-tailed treecreeper.

Day 12: Pangot

Another day of birding at Pangot village, Baggar and Gughu Khan. These walks can be very rewarding. Overnight stay at the lodge. One can see crested serpent-eagle, mountain hawk-eagle, Woodpeckers such as brown-fronted, stripe-breasted, rufous-bellied etc. Thrushes such as dark-throated, mistle etc. Striated prinia can be see in the terraced fields. Warblers such as tickell's leaf-warbler, greenish, golden-spectacled, grey-hooded. Flycatchers such as Asian brown, rusty-tailed, ultramarine, verditer, tickell's blue, rufous-bellied Niltava etc., orange-flanked bush robin, blue-capped redstart. Laughingthrushes such as white-throated, striated & streaked, chestnut-crowned etc. Look for accentor, upland pipit, blue-winged minla, whiskered yuhina etc.

Day 13: Pangot - Delhi (330 km / 08 hrs)

Morning after breakfast drive to Delhi, on the way we will be stopping at some of the bird watching locations. Upon arrival in Delhi transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 14: Delhi - Departure

Morning after breakfast transfer to the airport to board the flight for onward destination.

Tour & services Ends.

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