TIGER PARKS OF INDIA KABINI BLAK PANTHER LEOPARD TADOBA ANDHERI TIGER PARK

UTTARAKHAND - JIM CORBETT PANGOT WITH SATTAL AND MORE

Information

This tour focuses on the birds and wildlife of Uttarakhand state. Visit to the famous Jim Corbett national park and see its rich tiger and leopard and elephant population. Jim corbett NP has recorded over 580 species of birds, over 488 different species of plants.

The Ramgaga river is rich with Mahsheer fish and Crocodiles and Gharials. The elevation of park ranges from 400 to 1220 Meters.

Further north from Jim Corbett National park is the famous Uttarakhand hills rich with its flora and fauna. The area is full of exotic bird species and a delight for keen bird watcher and photographer.

Important

It is important to book this tour well in advance to reserve the desired entry to the parks. It can be cold during morning safari on this tour. Please do ask us for a list of items to carry. You will spend time in the foot hills and up in the himalayan hills, beautiful landscape and rich bird life as well as Tigers, Leopards and Elephants of Corbett that you will see on this tour......apart from other rich flora and fauna.

Dates and Prices

Mid November to April is the best time for this tour.

First Departure - 20th November'2019

Second Departure - 17th December'2019

Third Departure - 19th January'2020

Fourth Departure - 07th March'2020

Please write to us for prices and related details.

Individual departures available

Miscellaneous

Please write to us for details on hotels, guides, transport, clothing, equipment and other related details and our friendly staff will be happy to reply all your queries.
TIGER AT JIM CORBETT NATIONAL PARK DHIKALA RANGE

Itinerary

Click on a day below to see what will be taking place.

Day 01 - Arrive at New Delhi

Please arrange your international flights to arrive in the capital of India - New Delhi. Upon arrival at the Indira Gandhi International Airport our friendly staff will meet you at the airport and take you to your pre-booked accommodation in Central Delhi.

Day 02 - Delhi to Ramnagar

After breakfast transfer to Jim Corbett National Park, 275km. from Delhi. Explore the Ramganga river area and Sitabani area with our local guide. Overnight stay in the resort.

Day 03, day 04 and Day 05 - At Jim Corbett National park

You will spend three full days in Corbett-park exploring the park by jeep and on elephant back.

Birding near the Ramganga River can be particularly rewarding for Lapwing, waders, mergansers and various other waterfowl. Birds to be seen: Kalij-Pheasant, Great-Slaty Woodpecker, Stork-billed and Crested Kingfisher, Brown and Tawny Fish Owls, Ibisbill, Great Thick-Knee, Mountain Hawk Eagle, Grey Headed and Lesser Fish Eagles, Indian Pitta (summer only) and Bright-Headed Cisticola. A wide variety of sub- Himalayan forest birds and western Himalayan species are present in the winter. (Woodpeckers, drongos, thrushes, chats, warblers and babblers) .

We will stay inside the jungle in the forest rest house for a truly authentic wildlife experience.

Day 06 - Jim Corbett National park to Pangot

Morning birding in Corbett Park. Afternoon (two and half hour) drive to Pangot.
Overnight stay at the lodge in Pangot. Birding on the way to Pangot.

Day 07, 08, 09 and day 10 - In and around Nainital , Birding

You will spend four days bird-watching in and around Nainital (Snow-view (2270mts), Kahala-garden, Purani-Chungi, Shuka-tal, Tiffin-top (2292mts), Ayar-pata, Mangoli–valley, Naini-lake, Hanumangarh-temple, Sat-Tal, Kilbury (2525mts), Cheena-peak (2611mts.) Alma-peak and Pangot.

Birds to be seen: Black-headed Jay, Eurasian-Jay, Chestnut-headed Laughing thrush, Spotted–Laughing Thrush, Ultramarine Flycatcher, Spotted Forktail, Altai, Rufous-breasted and Black-throated Accentors, Russet-Sparrow, Collared-Grosbeak, Lammergeier, Himalayan-Griffon, Rufous-bellied Woodpecker, Scaly bellied Woodpecker, Himalayan Woodpecker, Greater-Yellownape, Lesser-Yellownape, Orange-flanked- bushRobin, White-tailed Nuthatch, Hill-Partridge, Rufous-throated Hill Partridge, Bush Quail, Kalij Pheasant, Koklass Pheasant, Cheer-Pheasant, Orential-turtle Dove, Spotted Dove, Beautiful–Finch, Brown-bull finch and many more. Thrushes, chats, warblers and Rose-finches in winter.

Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 10 - Drive to Mukteshwar 2286 Meters

Morning birding in Nainital followed by a two and half hour drive to Mukteshwar.
Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 11 and 12 - Mukteshwar

We have two and half days in Mukteshwar to explore the area. Mukteshwar, set atop a high ridge has a beautiful Himalayan resort, surrounded by fruit orchards and thick coniferous forest. The famous Indian Veterinary Research Institute is located here. We will be looking for Partridges, Quails, Francolin, Flycatchers, Parakeets, Warblers, Babblers, Vultures, Eagles, Drongos, Magpies, Thrushes and more.

Day 13 - Mukteshwar to Binsar

Morning birding in the area around the Veterinary Research Institute then on to Binsar, three and a half hours drive. Overnight at hotel/rest house at Binsar.

Day 14 and 15 - Birding at Binsar and enjoying the himalayan views

We have two full days to explore the park. Binsar sanctuary, 32 kilometers from Almora, is very peaceful spot and is rich in biodiversity and has excellent Himalayan views. The Sanctuary was established in 1988, in order to protect the shrinking broad leaf oak (Quercus) forests of the Central Himalayan region. At lower altitudes there are pine forests, which give way to Oak and Rhododendron at higher altitude.

We can expect to see Kalij-Pheasant, Cheer-Pheasant, Koklass-Pheasant, Hill-Partridge, Rufous-throated Partridge, Bush-Quail, Chukur, Mountain Hawk-Eagle, Sparrow Hawk Eagle, White-capped Redstart, Grey-winged Blackbird, Rufous-bellid Rock Thrush, Scaly Thrush, White-collared Blackbird, Long-tailed Thrush, Blue-capped Redstart, Ultramarine Flycatcher, Rufous-bellied Niltava, Grey-headed Canary, Flycatcher, Verditer Flycatcher and White-tailed Nuthatch to name a few.

Day 16 - Binsar to Kathgodam drive and board overnight train to Delhi

Transfer to Kathgodam train station and board the overnight train to Delhi.

Day 17 - Arrive Delhi and fly out.

Upon arrival at Delhi train station transfer to your hotel and later in the evening transfer to Indira Gandhi International airport for flight to next destination.

GALLERY

TOUR PLACES

Below are the places that are visited on this specific tour

EXTENSION TOUR

An Extension to Bharatpur and Chambal with Ranthambhore is recommended for this tour.

Day 18 - Board train from Delhi to Sawai Madhopur and upon arrival we will transfer you to your pre-booked resort outside the Ranthambhore National park. Time permitting visit the park for afternoon game drive

Day 19 - At Sawai Madhopur - Visit Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve for Am and PM open Jeep safaris with our driver and jungle guide.

Day 20 - At Sawai Madhopur - Visit Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve for Am and PM open Jeep safaris with our driver and jungle guide.

Day 21 - At Sawai Madhopur - Visit Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve for Am and PM open Jeep safaris with our driver and jungle guide.

Day 22 - Sawai Madhopur to Bharatpur , PM Visit the famous bird sanctuary to see its rich bird life

Day 23 - AT Bharatpur - Full day in the park to see its bird life and more

Day 24 - Bharatpur to Chambal via Agra (On the way visit Taj Mahal), upon arrival at Chambal transfer to the Chambal safari Lodge

Day 25 - Morning and evening river cruises on river Chambal to sight its rich bird life and wildlife

Day 26 - Chambal to Delhi and departure.

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