to India (New Delhi)
Around Midnight arrival in
Delhi. The cosmopolitan city and
capital New Delhi is the main gateway for the travellers to
India. Upon arrival, you will be met by an Indo Vacations representative and
transferred to the hotel.
Delhi - Saatal (about 300 kms)
morning is at leisure. In the afternoon we will drive to Saatal.
By the evening we will arrive in Saatal.
In the morning we will have bird watching in Saatal. This habitat offers different
species like White-crested Laughing Thrushes, black winged
Kite, Red-billed Leothrix, and Himalaya Ruby throat, Crested
and Rock Bunting, Woodpeckers, etc. This scattered and deliberately
undeveloped area is one of the most pleasant destination.
- Pangot (about 40 kms)
Today after having breakfast we will drive to Pangot. Today
we will drive through one of the world's most spectacular
mountain road onto the Kumaon Hills. On the way we will view
various birds like Blue Whistling Thrush, Yellow Billed Blue
Magpie, Blue-capped Rock Chat, White-capped Redstart etc.
Then we will arrive at Pangot. Here one can see Slaty headed
Parakeet, Grey Bush Chat, Long-tailed Shrike, Lesser Kestrel,
Shikra, Chestnut bellied rock Thrush etc. Streaked Laughing-Thrush
is a common garden bird here.
- Ranikhet (about 73 kms)
Today we will drive to Ranikhet through the Himalayan roads.
On the way we will watch the birds. We will see the birds
like Sunbirds, Sultan Tit, Scaly breasted Wren-babbler, Black
Bulbul, Black-capped Sibia, Black Eagle, King Vulture, and
Blue throated Barbet etc. Ranikhet means 'Queen's Field'.
It is named after the wife of the 12th-century raja, Sudhar
Deve. Spread along a ridge at 6004 feet, Ranikhet is covered
with pine and oak forests. On its northern side it offers
fine snow views. Ranikhet is still a cantonment. The town
is now the home of the Kumaon Regiment, one of the Indian
army's best. We will arrive in Ranikhet by the evening. Evening
free for leisure.
Today we will enjoy bird watching in Ranikhet and surrounding
areas. We will view birds like Blue whistling thrush, Eagle,
Broad billed roller, Rose Finch, and Brown crested Tit etc.
- Corbett National Park (about 77 km)
Today morning after breakfast we will drive to the
National Park. This park was established in 1936 along the
banks of the Ramganga River. It is the India's first National
Park, and designated a Project Tiger Reserve in the year 1973.
It is cradled in the foothills of the Himalayas and comprises
a total area of 500 square km out of which 350 square km is
core reserve. In 1957 it was renamed as Corbett National Park
in honour of the late Jim Corbett, the legendary photographer
and author. This park is known not only for its rich and varied
wildlife but also for its scenic beauty. Around 50 species
of mammals, 25 reptiles, 110 species of trees, 51 of shrubs
and 33 species of bamboo and grass are found here. About 580
species of resident and migratory birds have been recorded
in and around the reserve. Great pied hornbill, Pallas's fishing
eagle, Grey-headed fishing eagle, Red-thighed Falconet are
some of the endangered birds found in Corbett. Other birds
found in this region are Tawny Fish Owl, Great Hornbill, Scaly-bellied
Woodpecker, Red-breasted Parakeet, Himalayan Swiftlet, Stork-billed
Kingfisher and Himalayan Rubythroat. This park has Tigers,
Leopards, Sambars, Chital, Hog Deer, Porcupine, Wild Pigs
and Fox. We will visit the park on Elephant back or have a
National Park - Nainital
In the early morning we will drive towards Bhuvankhal to witness
the beautiful sunrise and the snow-clad peaks of the central
Himalayas. In the morning again we will have a jeep safari
or elephant ride to visit the Corbett National Park. Then
we will drive towards Nainital.
Nainital is a 100-year-old
hill station and is surrounded by a blue-green lake. This
is Naini Lake, after which the town takes its name. Charming
locales, elegant villas and boats skimming across the Naini
Lake's water add to the ideal beauty of this 100 years old
Today after having breakfast we will drive to visit Bhim Tal.
This lake resort is named after one of the
of the epic Mahabharat. It has developed into an independent
tourist centre with water sports facilities. We will then
drive further to Naukuchia Tal. This alluring nine-cornered
lake is a heaven for migratory birds. Both yachts and paddleboat
are available for plying on the lake waters and is a favoured
spot for anglers. In the evening we will drive to Hanuman
Garhi. It is a place of religious interest, also good to view
- New Delhi (about 315 km)
In the morning after having breakfast we drive to New Delhi.
On arrival in New Delhi, 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 (opportunity
for the shopping or enjoy a massage in the Hotel)
Around midnight flight to home destination.
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Jungle Safari in Corbett National
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