Painted Storks
Birdwatchers Paradise
Keoladeo Ghana National Park, Bharatpur, India
Black Necked Stork
Birdwatchers Paradise
Keoladeo Ghana National Park, Bharatpur, India

Birdwatchers Paradise

(12 days)

Delhi, Agra, Chambal Sanctuary, Bharatpur and Keoladeo Ghana National Park, Agra, Satpura National Park, Bhopal, Mumbai

India is home to over 1200 different species of birds. Bird lovers are able to come across some exquisite opportunities at its various sanctuaries and national parks that are spread through the length and breadth of this magnificent country. Witness a variety of resident and regional birds along with some Palaearctic migrants. This tour also gives you a chance to watch some of India’s most popular mammals.

This tour is recommended for

Adventure
Wildlife
Off the Beaten Track
Family

At a Glance

Delhi (2 nights), Chambal Sanctuary (2 nights), Bharatpur and Keoladeo Ghana National Park (2 nights), Agra (1 night), Satpura National Park (3 nights), Mumbai (1 night)


Tour Highlights

  • Visit the Keoladeo National Park, located 60 Km from Agra
  • Identify exotic species such as the herons, migratory Siberian Cranes, Waterfowls and mammals such as the Chital, Niglai, Black Buck, Sambar and python
  • Visit the Chambal River, considered to be the nation’s cleanest. This River is home of some exquisite avifauna
  • Mingle with friendly dolphins in the Ganges River, considered to be one of the most endangered mammals in India
  • The tour also includes exciting local experiences such as rickshaw rides to the Satpura National Park and a trip to the Taj Mahal

Detailed Itinerary


Delhi (2 nights)

Days  ( 1 - 3 )

Delhi

Delhi

Formally known as the National Capital Territory; Delhi has been consistently colonized after the 6th century BC and is the country capital today. Legend states that the city was once the location of Indraprastha, the capital of the Pandava clan. Delhi is home to 1,200 heritage structures, over 175 historical monuments and is a major travel hub.

Activities

Guided visit to the impressive Red Fort and Humayuns Tomb, Jama Masjid, QutabMinar, India Gate, Lotus Temple; explore ChandiniChowk, the Gandhi Memorial at Raj Ghat; Parliament Museum, National Museum, Bangla Sahib a Sikh Temple; experience cultural and ethnic diversity at the colorful Dilli Haat, an open-air food plaza cum craft bazaar.

 

Chambal Sanctuary (2 nights)

Days  ( 3 - 5 )

Chambal Sanctuary

Chambal Sanctuary

Located at a far distance from the hustle and bustle of city life, the Chambal Sanctuary is a haven for wildlife and for individuals looking for some peace and quiet amidst Mother Nature. Located at a distance of 70 km from Agra, driving is takes about an hour and a half.

Activities

This morning we will take you to visit the river by boat in search of the colonies of rare Indian skimmer, greater thicknee, the comb duck, brahmani duck, kingfishers, fishing eagles, flamingos, and many more. Your afternoon is free perhaps take one of the Nature walks with the resident naturalists early evening is the best time to go in search of Palm Civet Cats, Foxes, Jungle Hares, Fruit Bats, Hedgehogs and the Indian Striped Hyenas.

 

Bharatpur and Keoladeo Ghana National Park (2 nights)

Days  ( 5 - 7 )

Bharatpur and Keoladeo Ghana National Park

Bharatpur and Keoladeo Ghana National Park

The Keoladeo Ghana National Park is a celebrated avifauna sanctuary based in Bharatpur, Rajasthan. It was once referred to as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary and is now a World Heritage Site, home to thousands of birds. Its position on the Gangetic Plain is one of the main contributors for it attracting an extensive range of migrant birds and fauna. The sanctuary is frequently visited by ornithologists who hope to catch a glimpse of several protected birds that are native to the region.

Activities

This morning you will make your way to Keoladeo where you will take a slow cycle rickshaw ride through the sanctuary. The sanctuary boasts of 370 species of birds, of which 150 are migrants, some come as far afield as Siberia, swelling the local bird population to around half a million.

 

Agra (1 night)

Days  ( 7 - 8 )

Agra

Agra

Home to 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites including the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort, the city of Agra throngs with tourists all year round. Reminiscent of the glory that was once the Mogul Empire, this city is seeping in history and gorgeous architecture.

Activities

Guided tour of Agra, located on the banks of the river Yamuna. Agra is best known the world over as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its 3 grandiose monuments Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. Visit the sublime white marbled mausoleum of theTajMahalat sunrise and sunset; see the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah; admire the magnificent Agra Fort and the Akbar Mausoleum in Sikandra. Enjoy a decorated tonga ride (a horse drawn carriage, popular in olden days) through the fabled city.

 

Satpura National Park (3 nights)

Days  ( 8 - 11 )

Satpura National Park

Satpura National Park

If those who want to spend their vacation amidst nature Satpura National Park is the ideal consideration to make. The park is located in Madhya Pradesh in the Hoshangabad district. Satpura meaning the land of seven mountains is bordered with the famous Satpura ranges.

Activities

Enjoy a fascinating walking safari into this stunning national park- Satpura is the only national park where you can do walking safaris.

With your naturalist you will enjoy a kayak trip along the Tawa Reservoir - The variety of birds you will come across is astonishing. Also, go in search of the elusive Sloth bear on a jeep safari into the park.

 

Mumbai (1 night)

Days  ( 11 - 12 )

Mumbai

Mumbai

The Island city of Mumbai was originally an archipelago of Bombay Island, Colaba, Worli, Parel, Mazagaon, Mahim, and Old Woman's Island. The west coast based city capital of Maharashtra has a cosmopolitan way of life and hosts a number of beaches that attract tourists.

Apart from being known as the nucleus of Bollywood; Mumbai showcases distinctive architectural styles. Old buildings in the city are a merge of Gothic Revival and Indo-Saracenic styles making them an intriguing highlight for tourists.

Activities

Return to home.

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Locations & Directions

Delhi, Agra, Chambal Sanctuary, Bharatpur and Keoladeo Ghana National Park, Agra, Satpura National Park, Bhopal, Mumbai


Price Range starts from
$ 1,635 onwards

"Dear Mr. Dhir, I wish to thank you for coordinating all the arrangements to make our trip to Rajasthan a memorable one. Thank you again for your time and efforts."

-Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz

(Riyadh)