Tiger Birding Tour
Duration: 13 nights 14 days
Destination: Delhi, Kanha National Park, Agra, National Chambal Sanctuary, Bharatpur
Best Season: October to April
Day 01 Arrive New Delhi
Meals: on own Arrive at Delhi International airport. You will be met and transferred to the hotel.
Day 02 New Delhi
Meals: on own Birding at city forest with a guide in the morning. Afternoon guided tour of New Delhi visiting India Gate, drive past President House, Qutab Minar & Humayun’s tomb. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 03 Kanha National Park
Meals: lunch & dinner Connect morning flight to Jabalpur at 0550 hours. Arrive at Jabalpur at 0850 hours and drive to Kanha National Park (3½ hours). Afternoon drive in the park. Overnight in a wildlife lodge.
Day 04-08 Kanha National Park
Meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner Morning and afternoon drives in the park for wildlife viewing, birding & tiger-tracking. Wildlife lodge.
Day 09 Kanha National Park-Agra
Meals: breakfast Morning tiger-tracking in the park. Drive to Jabalpur (3½ hours). Connect overnight air-conditioned sleeper class train to Agra at 1540 hours.
Day 10 Agra-National Chambal Sanctuary
Meals: on own Arrive in Agra in the morning. Transfer to the hotel for wash and change. Visit to the Taj Mahal (Friday closed). Transfer to National Chambal Sanctuary at noon (1½ hours). Afternoon boat cruise with a guide to see Indian skimmer, black-bellied tern, large flocks of migratory waterfowl, cranes such as common, demoiselle and sarus; fish-eating crocodile and marsh mugger; Gangetic dolphin; turtles etc. Overnight in Chambal Safari Lodge.
Day 11 National Chambal Sanctuary-Bharatpur
Meals: on own You will be transferred to Bharatpur in the morning (3 hours). Arrive at Bharatpur at noon. Afternoon birding in the wetlands of Bharatpur. Overnight hotel. Keoladeo National Park has some of the finest wetlands in the world and is the world heritage site. Over 400 species of birds find a refuge in the 29 square kilometers of shallow lakes & woodland of the park. A third of them are winter migrants which breed as far as Siberia & Central Asia.
Day 12 & 13 Bharatpur
Meals: on own Two full days of birding in Keoladeo Ghana National Park on foot and cycle rickshaws with a birding guide. Note: boat ride will be arranged subject to availability.
Day 14 Bharatpur-Bund Baretha-Delhi-onward journey
Meals: on own Morning visit the wetlands of Bund Baretha for more species. Drive back to Delhi in the afternoon (4 hours). Time free for any last minute shopping. You will transfer to the airport to connect flight to return destination.
” Bird sightings depend greatly on season, timing, and patience.
” Sightings mentioned in the itinerary are only a guide and cannot be guaranteed.
” Extension available to OR National Chambal Sanctuary OR Bharatpur.
” Services and accommodation can be provided in Delhi as well.
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.