01: Flight to India (Mumbai)
Around Midnight arrival in
Mumbai. The cosmopolitan city Mumbai
(formerly known as Bombay) is the main gateway for travellers
to India. Mumbai is the capital of
Maharashtra and second
biggest city of India. Upon arrival, you will be met by an Indo Vacations representative
and transferred to the hotel.
Mumbai city is full of contrasts. Mumbai with its temples,
cathedrals and mosques is a real cosmopolitan city of
Today after having our breakfast we have a walk through the
harbor area and visit the Gateway of India built in 1927 by
the English to commemorate the visit of George 5th from England.
Our sightseeing in Mumbai includes the Gandhi Museum, Hanging
Garden and Gateway of India.
- Goa (by air)
After breakfast in the morning we drive to the airport for
the flight to Goa. Goa is a lush green paradise edged on the
one side by the wooden foothills of the Sahyadri range and
on the other by the Arabian Sea. Goa, a tiny emerald land
on the West Coast of India, with its natural scenic beauty,
attractive beaches and temples famous for its architecture
has an ideal tourist profile. In the afternoon arrive at Goa.
On arrival you will be met by our representative and transferred
to hotel. Evening free for leisure.
Today we will drive to Carambolim Lake and have bird watching
alongside the Lake. Carambolim Lake, an incredibly rich site,
filled with an astonishing variety of waterfowl includes Purple
Swamphens, Pheasant-tailed and Bronze-winged Jacanas, Spot-billed
and Comb Duck, and the delightful Cotton Pygmy Goose. Standing
around the lake or in nearby meadows can be found Lesser Adjutant,
Woolly-necked and Asian Openbill Storks, while Citrine Wagtails
and Wire-tailed Swallows feed around the cattle. Raptors can
include Tawny and Spotted Eagles. After watching the sunset
at the lake we will drive back to the hotel.
Today after having breakfast we will drive to Mayem Lake and
have birding around Mayem Lake. Then we will drive to Charao
Today we will drive to the beautiful forest reserve of Bondla.
The hills here form the edge of the Western Ghat range, and
the forests also offer quite challenging bird watching. Drongos,
Bulbuls and Babblers can be seen easily, but an amazing range
of Flycatchers and Warblers could be trickier. The forest
floor could give us Orange-headed Ground Thrush and White-rumped
Shama, or more confiding Forest Wagtail, Tickell's Blue Flycatcher
and White-throated Fantail and also the birds like Crested
Tree-Swifts, Scarlet Minivets, Brown-cheeked Fulvettas, Black-naped
Monarchs, Golden-fronted Leafbirds, Paradise Flycatchers and
Today we will drive to Tambdi Surla. We will enjoy the whole
day watching the birds and their activities in the Tambdi
Today we will drive further to get the best out of the Western
Ghat forests, home to so many Malabar specialities, the huge
Molem Forest Reserve is the perfect venue for us. A series
of excursions here will bring us into contact with a wide
range of exciting forest birds which includes the Great and
Malabar Pied Hornbills, Sri Lanka Frogmouth, Brown Hawk Owl
and the beautiful Malabar Trogon, Bulbuls, Babblers, Flycatchers,
Fairy Bluebird, Heart-spotted Woodpecker, Velvet-fronted Nuthatch
and Crimson-fronted Barbet, Sunbirds, Flowerpeckers and the
curious Little Spiderhunter, Chestnut-headed Bee-eaters and
the spectacular Brown-backed Needletail, one of the world's
very fastest birds. This wonderful pageant of birdlife is
supported by a host of colourful butterflies, exotic lizards
and mammals such as Common Langurs, Bonnet Macaques and Indian
Today we spent our day at Anjuna beach in Goa. Anjuna beach
is situated in North Goa.
Anjuna Beach is famous for its fluorescent
painted palm trees and infamous full moon parties. The people
visit this beach to dance and lay on the beach slurping tropical
fruit. In the evening we will visit Baga beach. Baga beach
is an ideal place to view the sunset. Baga beach is basically
an extension of Calangute beach. This beach lies in the lee
of a rocky, wooded headland, making this beach marginally
more varied and picturesque beach.
- Mumbai (by air)
Morning at leisure. In the afternoon transfer to airport for
flight to Mumbai. On arrival in Mumbai, you will be met by
our representative and transferred to the hotel. Rooms are
available to get fresh and change before we depart for the
airport with Indo Vacations representative. The rest of the
day at leisure.
Around midnight flight to home destination.
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of qualified local guides (English speaking or languages of your
Transfers and departures on arrival and departure by Indo
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Sightseeing throughout the tour by an air-conditioned Car with
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