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Bird watching in Andaman Islands Tour

 

Duration :04 nights 05 days
Destination : Wandoor, ChiriyaTapu, SippiGhat, Mt. Harriet NP
Best Season : November-February

This tour is designed to see the endemics of Andaman Islands. One can expect to see Andaman crake, Andaman coucal, Andaman treepie, Andaman serpent eagle, Andaman wood pegion, Andaman scops owl, Andaman brown hawk owl, Andaman cuckoo dove, Andaman woodpecker, Andaman drongo, white-headed starling, Black-headed Bulbul, Andaman Shama.

Other species that can be seen: White-bellied Sea Eagle, Brown-backed Needletail, Glossy Swiftlet, Alexandrine, Red-breasted and Long-tailed Parakeets; Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker, Black-naped Oriole, Scarlet Minivets. Pacific Reef Egret, Pacific Golden, Greater Sand and Lesser Sand Plovers, Whimbrel, Ruddy Turnstone. Kingfishers: Collared, Stork-billed, common etc. Lesser Whistling Duck, Pacific Swallow, Black-browed, Oriental Reed Warblers, Yellow and Cinnamon Bitterns, Chestnut-headed Bee-eater, Red-throated Flycatcher, Yellow-browed and Two-barred Warblers, Large Cuckooshrikes, Baillon’s and Ruddy-breasted Crakes, Slaty-breasted Rail, Pintail Snipe, Rusty-rumped Warblers, a flock of Red-throated Pipits, Emerald Doves and Forest Wagtails.

 

ITINERARY

Day 01: Calcutta / Madras-Port Blair
Meals: lunch & dinner
Fly from Calcutta / Madras. Arrive at Port Blair. Morning birding around the hotel. Afternoon birding at Wandoor. Overnight stay.

 

Day 02: Port Blair           
Meals: packed breakfast, packed lunch & dinner
Full day birding at ChiriyaTapu. Please make use of early morning and late afternoons & evenings. Overnight stay in the hotel.

 

Day 03: Port Blair
Meals: packed breakfast, packed lunch & dinner
Early morning visit to Mt. Harriet National Park. Afternoon visit to the zoo to see the endemic mammals of the islands. Overnight stay in the hotel

 

Day 04: Port Blair
Meals: packed breakfast, packed lunch & dinner
Morning at ChiriyaTapu, afternoon to be spent at Sippighat Swamp.

 

Day 05: Port Blair
Meals: breakfast
Connect flight from Port Blair to Calcutta / Madras.

The tour can be extended by three days to visit Havelock Island for snorkeling etc. Havelock Island beach is one of the finest in Asia.

Please let us know the number of people travelling on this tour and we will send you the total cost. We also specialize in customizing the tour. Should you need any changes we would be happy to modify the itinerary.

The tour may include arrangements such as accommodation, travel, meals, permit, guides, activities etc. or services as required by the client.