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Pheasant Photography Tour Day-wise itinerary

Day-1: Delhi to Pangot (Meal: Dinner) Today is the kickstart to the much-awaited pheasant Photography Tour. From Delhi you will drive towards the verdant hills of Uttarakhand. Pangot is the first destination in focus. Lying at an altitude of 6,510 feet, Pangot has garnered name all across the world for Pangot has garnered name all across the world for carrying a wide diversity of winged species. On arriving at this picturesque destination you will check-in at your accommodation. In the evening you will go for a short trail in neighbouring region. Overnight stay in Pangot. Species: Red-billed blue magpie, White-throated Laughingthrush, Rusty-cheeked scimitar babbler, Great Barbet, White-tailed Nuthatch, Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch, and Long-tailed Minivet
Day-2: Pangot (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) Today with the break of dawn you will head towards Cheer Point, one of the notable places to spot the critically endangered Cheer Pheasant, and Koklass Pheasant. In the evening you will explore the virgin forest of Kilbury which is harbouring many beautiful winged species. Overnight stay in Pangot. Species: Green-tailed Sunbird, Mountain Hawk Eagle, White Browed Shrike- Babbler, and Bar-tailed Treecreeper, Himalayan Woodpecker, Rufous-bellied Woodpecker, Grey Headed Woodpecker, Brown-fronted Woodpecker, Grey-headed Warbler, Common Rosefinch
Day-3: Pangot to Sattal to Pangot (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) Today you will be driving towards Sattal, a sleepy hamlet in Kumaon which has derived its name from the seven freshwater lakes that ring this picturesque place. The place is one of India's wonderful hotspot for birdwatching. Navigating through its virgin forests and pristine lakes will make you unlock many undisturbed bird colonies. Overnight stay in Pangot. Species: Rufous-throated partridge, Hill Patridge Red-billed leiothrix, Long-tailed broadbill, Crested Kingfisher, slaty-backed Forktail, Blue-throated Barbet, Hill Patridge, Siberian Rubythroat, Black-headed Jay, Eurasian Jay
Day-4: Pangot to Chopta (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner) Today you will drive towards Chopta. Lying in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, Chopta is a hotspot for birding and bird photography. Being surrounded by majestic hills and lush green meadows, the place is acknowledged amongst the birdwatcher for carrying a rich avian life. Overnight stay in Chopta
Day-5: Chopta (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) Today you will cover Dugalbitt and Makku region of Chopta. Blessed with serene landscape and diverse birdlife, these places will make you sight many species that are rarely found in other parts of the world. Overnight stay in Chopta. Species:Himalayan Griffon, Scarlet Finch, Mountain Hawk Eagle, Hill Patridge, Tickell's Leaf Wabbler, Brown Dipper, Snow Patridge, Mrs Gold's Sunbird
Day-6: Chopta (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) Today you will go for a full day birding in Tungnath. Popular amongst the pilgrims for housing the ancient old temple, the region is also a perfect hotspot for birdwatching and bird photography. While getting the imposing views of the Himalayan range, you will get a chance to spot a lot of rare Himalayan birds. Overnight stay in Chopta. Species: Kalij Pheasant, Himalayan Monal, Chukar Partridge, Satyr Tragopan, Hill Partridge, Crested Kingfisher, Brown Dipper, Spotted Fork tail, Red-billed Blue Magpie, Speckled Piculet
Day-7: Departure (Meal: Breakfast) Today is the last day of your tour, after lunch you will head for the onward journey to Dehradun.

Package Inclusion

  • 3 Nights stay in Pangot
  • 3 Night stay in Chopta
  • 6 Day Birding
  • Expert Naturalist
  • Vehicle for 7 days
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • All taxes
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