Bird Watching in India - 19 Days
Places to Visit:
DELHI - BHARATPUR - AGRA - CORBETT - DIBRUGARH - KAZIRANGA
- NAMERI NATIONAL PARK - GUWAHATI
01 ARRIVE DELHI
Dep: Delhi By Air
Welcome/Assistance at the airport and direct transfer to hotel for overnight
Day 02 DELHI/BHARATPUR
Full day sightseeing tour of Delhi. Visit: Qutab Minar, Lotus Temple, Humanyun's
Tomb, Indira Gandhi Museum, India Gate, President House, Birla Temple in New
Afternoon transfer to Railway Station to connect Train for Bharatpur.
Dep: Delhi 1310 hrs. By Jan Shatabdi Express
Arr: Bharatpur 1544 hrs.
Assistance at the Railway Station and Transfer to hotel. Evening visit the sanctuary
Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 03 BHARATPUR
Full day visit the park with naturalist. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 04 BHARATPUR/AGRA
Morning visit the park on your own. After breakfast drive to Agra by Car.
Bharatpur By Car
Upon arrival in Agra direct transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit Agra Fort and
Taj Mahal. Stay in Taj Mahal till sunset. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 05 AGRA/DELHI
Morning drive to Delhi.
Dep: Agra By Car
Rest of the day free in Delhi. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 06 DELHI/CORBETT
Morning drive to Corbett.
Dep: Delhi By Car
Direct transfer to hotel. Afternoon jungle safari. Evening free and overnight
stay at hotel.
Day 07 CORBETT
Full day jungle visit and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 08 CORBETT/DELHI
Morning drive back to Delhi.
Corbett By Car
Direct transfer to hotel. Rest of the day free and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 09 DELHI/DIBRUGARH
Morning transfer to airport to connect flight for Dibrugarh.
Dep: Delhi By Air
Assistance at Dibrugarh airport and transfer to Hotel Urmila Continental.
Day 10 & Day 11 DIBRUGARH
Very early morning breakfast at Hotel and drive 14 kms to Guijan Ghat (entry
point for tourists). Embark into a boat and then nature trail into the heart
of the park. Dibru-Saikhowa has numerous internal water channels & bodies,
seasonally flooded forests, "beels", and grassy pockets. This makes
it an interesting birding destination for rare specialized grassland and swamp
forest birds such as the threatened Marsh Babbler, Jerdon's Babbler, Black-breasted
Parrotbill, Swamp Prinia and Jerdon's Bushchat. Many times to get this bird
it is necessary to do some hard-bottom wading, and in many occasions removal
of trousers are required as sometimes the water level are thigh deep.
Day 12 KAZIRANGA NATIONAL PARK (ASSAM)
Drive to Kaziranga ( 6 hrs drive). Check in Aranya Lodge.
Day 13 & Day 14 KAZIRANGA
We will spend three full days in Kaziranga exploring the park as best we can
by jeep (morning and afternoon - as per Park timings and route)and on elephant
back-one ride (early morning for one hour).
Day 15 NAMERI NATIONAL PARK ( ASSAM)
After breakfast we drive to Nameri National Park. Check in Eco-Camp (100 kms
/ Maximum driving time 2 hrs). Nameri is on the edge of a huge wilderness area.
To get to the park one has to cross the Bhorelli river. The habitat is diverse.
It has 350 species of birds. Known to be a good place to sight the rare white-winged
woodduck. Ibisbill (uncommon), Ruddy Kingfisher, wreathed hornbill, Blue-eared
kingfisher, purple and green cochoa(very rare). But you will need luck to find
You have to walk or go by boat for birding. Some of the special birds of the
Eastern Himalayas that are possible are: White-cheeked and Chestnut-breasted
Partridges, Blood Pheasant, Satyr and Blyth's Tragopans, Himalayan Monal, Kalij
Pheasant, Grey Peacock-Pheasant, Ibisbill, Black-tailed Crake, Ward's Trogon,
Rufous-necked Hornbill, Blyth's Kingfisher, Blue-naped Pitta, Gould's and Rusty-bellied
Shortwings, Golden, White-browed and Rufous-breasted Bush-Robins, Blue- fronted
Robin, Grandala, Long-billed Thrush, Coral-billed and Slender-billed Scimitar-Babblers,
Long-billed, Rufous-throated, Bar-winged, Spotted and Wedge-billed Wren-Babblers,
Rufous-vented, Spotted, Blue-winged and Scaly Laughingthrushes, Red-faced Liocichla,
Red-billed Leiothrix, Black-headed Shrike-Babbler, Golden-breasted, Yellow-throated,
Streak-throated and Brown- headed Fulvettas, Fire-tailed Myzornis, 6 parrotbills,
Broad-billed and Black-faced Warblers, Sapphire and Pygmy Blue Flycatchers,
Beautiful Nuthatch, Fire-tailed Sunbird, Scarlet Finch, Gold-naped Finch, and
Day 16 NAMERI
Day 17 NAMERI
After breakfast drive to Guwahati airport to connect flight to DELHI.
Dep: Guwahati By Air
Assistance at the airport and transfer to hotel.
Evening free and Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 19 DEPART DELHI
Transfer to airport to connect flight for home.
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