Day 1: Delhi - Saatal (about 300
In the morning drive to Saatal. Saatal is one of the most
pleasant destination and one of the the most scattered and
deliberately undeveloped area. In the evening we enjoy the bird
watching with a guide near
the lodge. Various species of birds such as white-crested laughing thrush, rufous-gorgeted flycatcher, red-billed leothrix,
Siberian rubythroat, rock bunting etc can be seen in Saatal. Overnight stay in a hotel.
Saatal - Pangot
(about 40 kms)
In the morning enjoy
the birding in and around Saatal. Here we view various birds like
Rufous-chinned and white crested laughing thrush, rufous-breasted accentor, greater
yellow-naped flameback, speckled piculet etc. Later in the afternoon
drive to Pangot. This journey will take you on one of the world's
most spectacular mountain roads as you climb up into the Kumaon
Hills. On the route we look for various birds like blue whistling
thrush, red-billed blue magpie, blue-capped redstart and white
capped water redstart. Overnight stay at the Lodge with dinner.
Day 3: Pangot
Today we enjoy the whole day bird watching at Pangot. We wiil
view various birds in Pangot like Slaty-headed and red-breasted parakeet,
Grey bush Chat,
long-tailed and grey-backed shrike, Common kestrel, Besra,
Chestnut-bellied rock thrush etc. Streaked laughing thrush is a
common garden bird here. Overnight stay in a lodge with all the
Day 4: Pangot
Today we enjoy the whole day bird watching at Pangot.
Day 5: Pangot
In the early morning
we drive to Cheena Peak, which at 2610 meters offers views
of the snow-clad Himalayan peaks including Nanda Devi. In Pangot a very
good birding area is at the quiet old road through oak and rhododendron forests. This
place is alive with various birds like grey-headed canary
flycatcher, white-throated laughing thrush, grey-winged blackbird,
green-backed tit. We also look for hill barbet, grey-headed
woodpecker, black-chinned babbler, black-headed and maroon oriole.
Pangot - Ranikhet (about
In the morning after having breakfast we will drive to
through the Himalayan roads. On the way we will stop and 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. The town of Ranikhet is now the
home of the Kumaon Regiment, one of the India's best army. We will
arrive in Ranikhet by the evening and stay in the hotel with all the
Ranikhet - Corbett National Park
the morning we drive to the
Corbett 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. 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 and 580 species of resident and
migratory birds have been recorded in and around the reserve. In the
evening view various birds like Great pied hornbill, Pallas fishing
eagle, Grey-headed fishing eagle, Red-thighed Falconet, Tawny Fish
Owl, Great Hornbill, Scaly-bellied Woodpecker, Red-breasted
Parakeet, Himalayan Swiftlet, Stork-billed Kingfisher and Himalayan
Rubythroat. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Corbett National Park
In the early morning drive to Dhikala tourism zone.
In the afternoon arrive at the main
tourist complex. In the evening visit the grasslands and view
various birds like long-tailed nightjar, jungle owlet, spot-bellied
owl, common stonechat, black francolin, purple and crimson sunbird,
golden-fronted & orange-bellied leaf bird, black-shouldered kite and
hen harrier. Along the Ramganga River we view various water birds in
the lower jungles like river lapwings, waders, mergansers and other
Corbett National Park
In the early morning we have an elephant safari in the Corbett
We will view various animals like Tigers, Leopards, Sambars, Chital,
Hog Deer, Porcupine, Wild Pigs and Fox. Later we drive to the hotel
and en route stop for birding.
Some of the best birding areas of Dhikala are Sambhar Road and
Khinanauli. Here we will view Great slaty woodpecker, Great
hornbill, Puff-throated babbler, White-rumped shama, Pallas fish
eagle etc. In the night arrive at the hotel for dinner and have an overnight stay.
10: Corbett National Park - Delhi
Today we will explore the river edge at Kumeria
and view various birds like Tawny and brown
fish owl, Asian barred owlet, plumbeous redstart, brown dipper, forktails,
Crested tree swift, spangled drongo, blue bearded
bee-eater etc. After visiting the river drive back to
Delhi. In the
evening arrive in Delhi.
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in double rooms on twin sharing basis with bath and WC in the
Meals as mentioned
in the itinerary.
Bird Watching with the guide at
all the places.
Jungle Safari in Corbett National
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languages of your choice) during
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