India Birding Tour

India offers myriad opportunities, especially when it comes to Bird Watching Tours. As there are exclusive spots of bird watching, including Corbett, Bharatpur, Zainabad, Ranganathitoo, Mysore to name a few, this itinerary is specially made to interact with your loving birds.



Duration: 20 Days / 19 Nights
Destination: Delhi - Corbett - Agra - Bharatpur - Sawai Madhopur - Jaipur - Ahmedabad - Zainabad - Ahmedabad - Banglaore - Mysore - Ranganathitoo - Mysore - Bangalore
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India Birding Tour

 

Day 1 Delhi
Detail Itinerary : On arrive meeting & assistance at airport then transfer to Hotel.

Day 2 : Delhi
Detail Itinerary : Full day sight seeing tour of old & New Delhi.

Day 3 : Delhi - Corbett
Detail Itinerary : Early depart from Delhi to arrive for lunch in Corbett. After a lunch have a nature walk accompanied by a naturalist, along the Kosi River which is known as birders' paradise. A slide show on the flora & fauna of the area. Jeep Safari in Corbett National Park for tiger tracking. We drive along the Ramganga, to look for the fish eating Gharial and Marsh Crocodiles. With the possibility of seeing 05 species of Kingfishers, Pallas & Himalayan Greyheaded Fishing Eagles, Osprey, Crested Serpent Eagle and of course the Mammalia, the Safari is magical. Arrive at Dhikala, the natural setting is awesome and the location picturesque. Lunch, rest, relax and enjoy the panoramic view of the grassland area and its abundant wildlife. The elephant ride from Dhikala provides the opportunity for close viewing of wildlife. Jeep to Jungle Lodge for overnight stay.



Day 4 : Corbett
Detail Itinerary : Early morning Jeep Safari into the awesome wilderness of the Park. Arrive at yourwildlife resort. Drive in the jeep to get to the point where we start the elephant safari. Enroute visit Kanda situated at an elevation of 1020 m, where Jim Corbett shot the Kanda Man-eater. After a picnic lunch we start the elephant Safari in the Himalayan foothills. The best place to be for a photographer, in Corbett National Park, is on elephant back. Since there are a limited number of elephants available for rides, it is worthwile checking out some of the other excellent spots. These are The Sambar Trail, The Dhikala watchtower, Dhikala Chaur and lake, Crocodile Pool, High Bank, Gairal Huts (only in the summers), Gettheryo, Jamun Bhuji, Kanda, watch tower on river bank opposite Dhikala, Dhikala complex itself (it may not be as exciting here but you`ll be able to photograph almost all the animals you want and that too at close range), Ram SinghRoad and Champion Road.

Day 5 : Corbett - Agra - Bharatpur
Detail Itinerary : Morning drive to Bharatpur, en route visiting Agra.

Day 6 : Agra - Bharatpur
Detail Itinerary : Morning visit Agra & drive to Bharatpur (Keoladeo Ghana). The area was declared a national park on 10 March 1982, and accepted as a World Heritage Site in December 1985. One third of birds in Keoladeo are migrants, many of whom spend their winters in Bharatpur, before returning to their breeding grounds, as far away as Siberia and Central Asia. Migratory birds at Keoladeo include, as large a bird as Dalmatian pelican, which is slightly less than two meters,and as small a bird as Siberian dusky leaf warbler, which is the size of a finger. Other migrants include several species of cranes, pelicans, geese, ducks, eagles, hawks, shanks, stints, wagtails, warblers, wheatears, flycatchers, buntings,larks and pipits, etc.

Day 7 : Bharatpur
Detail Itinerary : Morning & evening walk in the Bharatpur bird sanctuary for Birding. Seventeen species of birds, namely, grey heron, purple heron, night heron, large egret, median egret, little egret,cattle egret, large cormorant, Indian shag, little cormorant,darter, painted stork, open-billed stork, black-necked stork, white-necked stork, white ibis and spoonbill are known to breed at Keoladeo heronry and the heronry here, is said to be one of the finest in the world.

Talking about the heronries of the world, Roger Tony Peterson wrote, " Perhaps the most impressive spectacle of all is the great assemblage at Bharatpur, near Agra, India, where half a dozen species of herons and egrets nest in association with painted storks, spoonbills, ibises and cormorants..."



Day 8 : Bharatpur - Sawai madhopur
Detail Itinerary : Morning walk in Bharatpur bird sanctuary. Besides the avian fauna, a large variety of mammals and reptiles are also common in the park.These include the nilgai, sambar, chital, leopard and the wild boar. A bonus to reptile-lovers are the large rock pythons which can be spotted, sunning themselves, especially at Python Point, beyond the Keoladeo Temple.

Later drive Sawaimadhopur.

Day 9 : Sawai madhopur
Detail Itinerary : Morning & evening excursion to the Ranthambore National Park.

Day 10 : Sawai madhopur
Detail Itinerary : Morning & evening excursion to the Ranthambore National Park.

Day 11 : Sawai madhopur - Jaipur
Detail Itinerary : Morning drive to Jaipur. Afternoon sight seeing tour of Jaipur city.

Day 12 : Jaipur - Ahmedabad
Detail Itinerary : Morning excursion to Amber Fort. Afternoon fly to Ahmedabad.

Day 13 : Ahmedabad - Zainabad
Detail Itinerary : Morning drive to Zainabad. Afternoon excursion to Rann of Kutch.

Day 14 : Zainabad
Detail Itinerary : Morning & evening excursion to Rann of Kutch.

Day 15 : Zainabad
Detail Itinerary : Morning & evening excursion to Rann of Kutch.

Day 16 : Zainabad - Ahmedabad
Detail Itinerary : Morning drive Ahmedabad.

Day 17 : Ahmedabad - Banglore - Mysore
Detail Itinerary : Morning fly to Banglore. On arrival proceed for Mysore.

Day 18 : Mysore - Ranganathittu - Mysore
Detail Itinerary : Morning excursion to Ranganthitto Bird Sanctuary.

Day 19 : Mysore - Ranganathitoo - Mysore
Detail Itinerary : Morning excursion to Ranganthitto bird Sanctuary.

Day 20 : Mysore - Bangalore
Detail Itinerary : Morning drive to Banglore. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Banglore. Later transfer to airport to onward destination.



'Indian Wildlife' With 80 National Parks and 441 wildlife sanctuaries, Wildlife in India is nothing but a big retreat! Spot a Tiger in Corbett National Park