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North India Birding Tour

for Single Travelers in a group

Delhi, Sultanpur, Bharatpur, Chambal, Agra, Corbett, Pangot and Sat Tal
Duration: 15 Days


Travel Dates
15th to 29th January 2017
Minimum Tour participants: 04
Tour Code: NIB-WDL

ITINERARY

15 January 2017: Arrive Delhi

16 January 2017: Delhi - Bharatpur

17 January 2017: Bharatpur

18 January 2017: Bharatpur

19 January 2017: Bharatpur – Chambal

20 January 2017: Chambal - Agra - Delhi

21 January 2017: Delhi - Corbett

22 January 2017: Corbett National Park

23 January 2017: Corbett National Park

24 January 2017: Corbett - Pangot

25 January 2017: Pangot

26 January 2017: Pangot

27 January 2017: Pangot - Sat Tal

28 January 2017: Sat Tal

29 January 2017: Sat Tal - Delhi - Departure

Highlights

• A large list of bird species of the Himalayan region

• Himalayan views

• Farm fresh Indian meals

• Quaint lodges

• Easy birding

• Tiger Tracking

• A large variety of other mammals

ITINERARY

15th January 2017: Arrive Delhi


Meals: On own
Arrive Delhi in the evening. You will be met and transferred to Hotel Shanti Palace. Night stay.

16th January 2017: Delhi - Sultanpur - Bharatpur


Meals: Breakfast in Delhi and dinner in Bharatpur
Morning and afternoon jeep safaris to the national park for wildlife viewing and birding. Overnight stay at Rann Riders.

17th & 18th January 2017: Bharatpur


Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Two full days birding in Keoladeo National Park with Asian Adventures Birding guide. Your driver will get your lunch from the hotel to the sanctuary to maximize your birding time in the sanctuary (which is included). One can also opt for one afternoon birding in the field outside the park for other species. Overnight stay at Hotel Kadamb Kunj.

19th January 2017: Bharatpur - Fatehpur Sikri - Chambal


Meals: Breakfast and lunch from Bharatpur, dinner in Chambal
Morning birding outside the park. Afternoon drive to National Chambal Sanctuary. Arrive Chambal in the afternoon. Evening birding around the lodge. Overnight stay at Chambal Safari Lodge.

21st January 2017: Delhi - Corbett


Meals: Breakfast in Delhi and dinner in Corbett
After early breakfast, drive to Corbett (7-hour journey) stopping en-route at various fields for birding as per your choice. Arrive Corbett in the afternoon. Evening birding at Kosi river. Overnight stay Tiger Camp.

22nd January 2017: Corbett National Park


Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner in Tiger Camp
Morning jeep safari to the national park for tiger tracking and birding. Afternoon birding at kumeria (outside the park). One can look for black bulbul, brown-eared bulbul, brown fish owl, little & spotted forktail, yellow-bellied and white-browed fantail, crested laughing thrush, black-winged cuckoo shrike, little heron, wallcreeper, red-breasted parakeet, short-billed and long-tailed minivet, brown dipper, ashy-crowned sparrow lark etc. Overnight stay at Tiger Camp.

23rd January 2017: Corbett National Park


Meals: Breakfast, lunch & Dinner in Tiger Camp
In the morning and afternoon, you will be taken for a 4WD safari to Bijrani / Jhirna / Sitabani range forest for tiger tracking and birding. The duration of safari is about three to four hours and is conducted early morning or in the afternoon till sunset. Each jeep can seat up to four persons comfortably. Besides the visitors, the jeep has an expert driver and a nature guide. Dinner and overnight stay in Tiger Camp.

24th January 2017: Corbett National Park - Pangot


Meals: Breakfast in Tiger Camp and lunch dinner in Pangot
After breakfast, drive to Pangot stopping en-route at Kaladhungi and Corbett Falls for birding. Arrive Pangot for lunch. Rest of the day birding around the lodge. Overnight stay in Jungle Lore Birding Lodge or Kafal House.

25th & 26th January 2017: Pangot


Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Two full days birding in Pangot with your guide. These walks can be very rewarding. 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. Overnight stay in Jungle Lore Birding Lodge or Kafal House.

27th January 2017: Pangot to Sat Tal


Meals: Breakfast and packed lunch from Pangot
Morning birding in Pangot. Drive to Sat Tal with packed lunch stopping enroute at various birding locations. Arrive Sat Tal in the afternoon. Rest of the day birding. Dinner and overnight stay at Mapple Hermitage Resort.
The entire drive is through the forested area of Cheena Peak Range via Snow View Point and Kilbury. One can see a variety of Himalayan species along the way such as Lammergeier, Himalayan griffon, blue-winged minla, spotted & slaty-backed forktail, rufous-bellied woodpecker, rufous-bellied niltava, khalij pheasant, variety of thrushes etc. More than 200 species have been recorded at Pangot and surrounding areas. The numerous perennial & seasonal creeks are home to an amazing variety of flora and fauna including the Leopard, yellow-throated Himalayan martin, Himalayan Palm Civet, ghoral, barking deer, sambhar, Red Fox etc.

28th January 2017: Sat Tal


Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Full days birding in Sat Tal / Bhimtal with your guide. The habitat offers species such as white-crested laughing thrush, rufous-gorgeted flycatcher, red-billed leothrix, Siberian rubythroat, rock bunting etc. This scattered and deliberately undeveloped area is one of the most pleasant destinations. Look for rufous-chinned & white crested laughing thrush, rufous-breasted accentor, greater yellow-naped flameback, speckled piculet, golden bush robin etc. Overnight stay at Mapple Hermitage Resort.

29th January 2017: Sat tal - Delhi - Departure


Meals: Breakfast and lunch in Sat Tal
Morning birding in Sat Tal. After early lunch, drive back to Delhi (you can also opt for packed lunch if you wish to leave for Delhi little early). Arrive Delhi in the evening. Transfer to Delhi airport to connect flight back to home. Your ends.

Tour cost (minimum 04 paying persons):

INR 136000
Note: The price will drop by 10% if 02 single travelers share the room

Services included:

-Accommodation on Single Occupancy basis

-Meals as per the itinerary

-Arrive and departure transfer in Delhi

-Visit to Sultanpur with park entrance fee

-Rickshaw ride in Bharatpur for two days (01 rickshaws for 02 guests)

-Park entrance fee of Bharatpur for 02 days (once a day only)

-Boat cruise on Chambal River (once)

-Park entrance fee of Chambal and services of lodge birding guide during boat cruise.

-4WD safaris in Corbett (thrice)

-Corbett Park entrance fee, permit and park wildlife guide (mandatory)

-Birding in Pangot and Sat Tal

-Dedicated Car for full tour

-Asian Adventures birding guides

-Government Taxes

Services not included:

-Optional tours, tips, laundry, alcohol, bottled water, elephant ride, video camera fee

-International air fare, Visa, insurance, Any monument entrance fee etc.

-Personal or incidental expenses

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