Day-1: Arrival in Delhi (Meal: Dinner) Today you will arriving at Indira Gandhi International Airport, where our representative will be present to welcome you and escort you to your respective accommodation. Overnight stay in Delhi.
Day-2: Delhi to Khichan (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) Today after breakfast you will be heading towards Khichan- a small village in Rajasthan that has garnered name amongst the birdwatchers for attracting Desmoiselle Cranes in large numbers. The dusk will be falling rapidly by the time you reach this birding hotspot. You will check- in to your accommodation and get ready for an eventful trail tomorrow. Overnight stay in Khichan.
Day-3: Khichan (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) Today you will explore the interim home of Desmoiselle Cranes who come all the way from North and Central Asia to enjoy winters around the plain tracks, arable fields & pool of small ponds in Khichan. The village is unusual as it hosts a single species – the demoiselle crane. Overnight stay in Khichan.
Day-4: Khichan to Desert National Park (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) Today after breakfast you will be moving towards Desert National Park. Inside the endless sand dunes and majestic forts of Jaisalmer, lies a patch of craggy terrain, salt lake bottom, intermedial areas and fixed dunes, Desert National Park is an excellent example of the unique avian life that thrives in the challenging atmosphere of That Desert. The park has earned popularity for being the last surviving ground for the critically endangered 'Great Indian Bustard'. The place is almost three hours drive from Khichan. Once arrive at the national park, you will check-in at your respective accommodation before heading for a short birding trail in the region. Overnight stay in Desert National Park. Species: Great Indian Bustard, Desmoiselle Crane, White-naped tit, Indian Pitta, Stoliczka's bushchat, Long legged buzzard, Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse, Ruddy Shelduck, Common Pochard, Garganey, Northern Shoveler, Gadwall, Indian spot-billed duck, Northern Pintail, Common Teal, Comb Duck, Asian Pygmy Goose, Rain Quail, Black Francolin, Grey Francolin, Little Grebe, Painted Sandgrouse, Black-bellied Sandgrouse, Spotted Sandgrouse, Sykes's Nightjar, European Nightjar, Macqueen's Bustard, Woolly-necked Stork, Asian Openbill, Painted Stork, Indian Courser, Cream-coloured Courser, etc
Day-5: Desert National Park (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) Today you will explore the entire Desert National Park which is harbouring a beautiful birdlife. Besides spotting 'Great Indian Bustard' you will also come across a wide range of rare winged species & the undisturbed mammal life living in the region for centuries. Overnight stay in Desert National Park. Species: Whiskered Tern, River Tern, Short-toed Eagle, Egyptian Vulture, Oriental Honey Buzzard, Red-headed Vulture, Tawny Eagle, Steppe Eagle, Bonelli's Eagle, Spotted Owlet, Short-eared Owl, Indian Roller, European Roller, Red Avadavat, Indian Silverbill, Scaly-breasted Munia, Bar-headed Goose, Mallard, Northern Pintail, Indian Skimmer, Sarus Crane, Painted Stork, River Tern, Black-bellied tern, Blackbuck, Chinkara, Wolf, Desert Fox, Indian Fox, Desert Cat, etc.
Day-6: Desert National Park to Jodhpur (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner) Today you will head towards Jodhpur- the Blue City. Besides dazzling your eyes with its vibrant culture, and magnificent fort, the place is one of the birding hotspots attracting migratory birds in large numbers along with resident birds. In evening you will go for a birding trail near around the lake. Overnight stay in Jodhpur. Species: Cinereous vulture, Eurasian Griffon, Steppe Eagle, Egyptian Vulture, Punjab Raven, Rosy Starling, White Pelican, Purple Moorhen, Grey Heron, Shoveler, Pochard, Wobble Taylor, Bird Lark, Indian Roller, Nilkanth B-Eater, Pelican Showler, Moot Pintel, Spot Bill Purple Murrain, Steppe Eagle, Peregrine, Bajard, Snake Head Eagle, Egyptian Vulture, Princely Vulture, State Himalayan Griffons, European Griffon, White-headed Duck, Mallard, Northern Pintail, Northern Shoveler, Garganey, Cotton Pygmy-Goose, Ruddy Shelduck, Rock Bush-Quail, Jungle Bush-Quail, Gray Francolin, etc
Day-7: Jodhpur to Ranthambore Tiger Reserve (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner) Today you will be heading towards Ranthambore- the turf of Bengal Tigers. On reaching the place you will check-in to your hotel. Overnight stay in Ranthambore.
Day-8: Ranthambore Tiger Reserve (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner) Today you will explore the gorgeous avian life residing in this deciduous forest. Through Jeep Safari you will unwind this mystical jungle that has been keeping the royalty and wilderness intact. While unfolding the several secret colonies of birds you might cross path with Royal Bengal Tigers. Overnight stay in Ranthambore Tiger Reserve. Species: Tigers, Leopards, Striped Hyenas, Sambar deer, Chital, Nilgai, Common or Hanuman langurs, Macaques, Jackals, Jungle cats, Caracals, Sloth bears, Black bucks, Rufoustailed Hare, Indian Wild Boar, Chinkara, Common Palm Civets or Toddy cat, Coomon Yellow Bats, Desert Cats, Fivestriped Palm Squirels, Indian False Vampires, Indian Flying Foxes, Indian Foxes, Indian Gerbilles, Indian Mole Rats, Indian Porcupines, Longeared Hedgehogs, Ratels, Small Indian Mongoose, Small Indian Civets and Common mongoose, Snub Nosed Marsh Crocodiles, Desert Monitor Lizards, Tortoise, Banded Kraits, Cobras, Common Kraits, Ganga Soft Shelled Turtles, Indian Pythons, North Indian Flap Shelled Turtles, Rat Snakes, Russel's Vipers, Saw-scaled Vipers and the Indian Chamaeleon, Greylag Goose, Woodpeckers, Common Kingfishers, Indian Gray Hornbills, Bee Eaters, Cuckoos, Asian Palm Swift, Parakeets, Owl, Nightjars, Pigeon, Crakes, Snipes, Dove, Sandpipers, Great Crested Grebe, Eagles, Gulls, Terns, Darters, Herons, Bitterns, Cormorants, Egrets, Pelicans, Storks, Pittas, Flamingos, Ibis, Shrikes, Orioles, Cuckoo-Shrikes, Treepies, Crows, Flycatchers, Ioras, Minivets, Drongos, Sparrows, Finches, Wood Shrikes, Pipits, Bayas, Wagtails, Munias, Mynas, Falcons, Bulbul, etc.
Day-9: Ranthambore Tiger Reserve to Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner) Today you will drive towards Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary- the winter home for many migratory species. The vast wetland of Bharatpur serves as an interim home for a wide range of migratory species. Ob arriving at the place you will check-in at your respective accommodation before going for a short birding tour in the region. Overnight stay in Bharatpur. Species: Lesser Whistling Duck, Bar-headed Goose, Greylag Goose, Common Shelduck, Ruddy Shelduck, Marbled Teal, Red-crested Pochard, Baer's Pochard, Asian Pygmy Goose, Grey Francolin, Tufted Duck, Ferruginous Duck, Northern Pintail, Common Teal, Comb Duck, Mallard, Indian Spot-billed Duck, Greater Flamingo, Lesser Flamingo, Black-necked Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Painted Sandgrouse, Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse, Siberian Crane, Sarus Crane, Demoiselle Crane, Common Crane, Greater Adjutant, Lesser Florican, Painted Stork, Black-necked Stork, Great White Pelican, etc.
Day-10: Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner) Today the entire day is at your disposal to explore this enchanting Bird Sanctuary that transforms into a wintering ground for both migratory and resident species. Overnight stay in Bharatpur. Species: Common Barn Owl, Spotted Owlet, Jungle Owlet, Brown Fish Owl, Collared Scops Owl, Short-eared Owl, Indian Grey Hornbill, Black-rumped Woodpecker, Brown-headed Barbet, Indian Roller, European Roller, Blue-cheeked Bee-eater, Blue-tailed Bee-eater, Pied Kingfisher, Stork-billed Kingfisher, White-throated Kingfisher, Red-necked Falcon, Peregrine Falcon, Indian Pitta, etc.
Day-11: Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary to Chambal Wildlife Sanctuary (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) Today you will head towards Chambal Wildlife Sanctuary, a place that is has become a safe haven for many critically endangered species over the years. On arriving at the place you check-in to the hotel and then go for boat safari, a perfect mode to unwind this untouched place. Overnight stay in Chambal Wildlife Sanctuary. Species: Indian Skimmer, Brahminy Shelduck, Red-crested Pochard, Black-necked Stork, Common Crane, Sarus Crane, Bar-headed Goose, Eurasian Vulture, Gharial, Marsh Crocodile, Otter, Gangetic Dolphin, etc
Day-12: Departure (Meal: Breakfast) Today is the last day of the tour, you will be heading towards Indira Gandhi International Airport for the onward journey.
- 1 Night accommodation in Delhi
- 2 Nights accommodation in Khichan
- 2 Night accommodation in Desert National Park
- 1 Night accommodation in Jodhpur
- 2 Night accommodation in Ranthambore Tiger Reserve
- 2 Night accommodation in Bharatpur
- 1 Night accommodation in Chambal Wildlife Sanctuary
- Vehicle is at your disposal for the entire tour
- Birding Guide
- 2 Jeep Safaris in Ranthambore
- 1 Boat Safari in Chambal Wildlife Sanctuary
- Meals as per the itinerary
- All taxes
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