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Chopta-Tungnath Bird Photography Tour
  • Chopta is a village located in Uttarakhand state of India and a base for trekking to Tungnath, third temple of Panch Kedar which is at a distance of 3.5 km. Chopta offers amazing views of the imposing Himalayan range including Trishul, Nanda Devi and Chaukhamba. It is located at an elevation of 2680mts above sea level. Chopta is surrounded by forest of pine, deodar and rhododendron and is rich in variety of flora and fauna.

    This place is popularly known as 'Mini Switzerland' in Uttarakhand. Chopta region has many treks and trails through jungle and grasslands. Because of abundance of birds Chopta is becoming popular among bird watchers.

    Target birds:
    Himalayan Monal, Koklass Pheasant, Snow Partridge, Himalayan Snowcock, Bearded Vulture, Snow Pigeon, Speckled Wood Pigeon, Yellow-rumped Honeyguide, Grey-crested Tit, White-browed Fulvetta, Variegated Laughingthrush, Winter Wren, Golden Bush Robin, Rufous-breasted Accentor, Black-throated Accentor, Pink-browed Rosefinch, Scarlet Finch, Red-headed Bullfinch

  • Day 1
    Pick up from Haldwani Railway Station (Arrival by Ranikhet Express at 05:05hrs) and departure for Chopta and night stay in tents on twin sharing basis. Afternoon birding at Mandal if time permits or birding at Kainchi. Target Birds: Crested Kingfisher, Brown Dipper, Spotted Forktail, Red-billed Blue Magpie at Kainchi.
    Day 2
    Whole day birding at Dugalbitta, Makku farm and on Makkumath village road with packed meals- Return to hotel and Night Stay- BLD Target Birds: Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon, Speckled Wood Pigeon, Ashy Wood Pigeon, Black-throated Tit, Coal Tit, Kalij Pheasant, Hill Partridge, Pink-browed Rosefinch, Scarlet Finch, Spot-winged Rosefinch, White-collared Blackbird, Mrs. Gould’s Sunbird, Maroon Oriole, Whiskered Yuhina, Collared Grosbeak, Golden Bush Robin, Himalayan Woodpecker, Rufous-bellied Woodpecker etc.
    Day 3
    Early morning pony ride to Tungnath with packed brunch. Half day birding on Tungnath trek and afternoon birding on Chopta-Makku road - Return to hotel and Night Stay- BLD Target Birds: Himalayan Monal, Koklass Pheasant, Chukar Partridge, Altai Accentor, Alpine Accentor, White-browed Fulvetta, Golden Bush Robin, Scaly-bellied Woodpecker, Grey-crested Tit, Yellow-browed Tit, Bar-throated Siva, White-collared Blackbird, Chestnut Thrush, Spotted Laughingthrush, Bearded Vulture, Himalayan Vulture, Snow Pigeon etc.
    Day 4
    Morning birding on Chopta-Deoria Tal road; lunch at Makku bend; afternoon birding around Chopta. Return to hotel and Night Stay- BLD Target Birds: Yellow-billed Blue Magpie, Eurasian Jay, Mistle Thrush, Green-tailed Sunbird, Collared Owlet, Himalayan Woodpecker, Brown-fronted Woodpecker, Winter Wren, Speckled Wood Pigeon, Black-headed Jay, Verditer Flycatcher, Green-shrike Babbler, Pink-browed Rosefinch, Stripe-throated Yuhina, Bar-throated Siva, Himalayan Vulture etc.
    Day 5
    Early morning check out from hotel, morning birding at Mandal, departure for Ramnagar Railway Station after breakfast at Mandal, drop at Ramnagar RS; tour concludes- BLD. Target Birds: Spot-winged Grosbeak, Pied Thrush, Grey-winged Blackbird, Rusty-cheeked Scimitar Babbler, Spotted Forktail, Brown Dipper, Chestnut-headed Tesia, Pink-browed Rosefinch, White-rumped Munia, Striated Laughingthrush, Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush, Black-chinned Yuhina, Lesser Yellownape etc.

  • Rs. 15500/- per person
     

    Minimum Group Size
    05 visitors + 01 group leader in one Innova

    Tour Cost Includes

    • Conveyance charges (01 Innova) from Kathgodam Railway Station and back to Ramnagar Railway Station    
    • Four nights stays at Hotel Badri-Kedar, Bhulkan with neat and comfortable tents or rooms on twin/triple sharing as per itinerary
    • All meals (vegetarian only) as mentioned in the itinerary
    • All entry fees, guide charges, pony charges, taxi and driver charges
    • Service of a dedicated professional wildlife photographer and naturalist for the entire tour
    • All applicable taxes

    Tour Cost Excludes

    • Travel cost from participant’s home town to Kathgodam and back from Ramnagar      
    • Any extra food item not included in the meal as per itinerary
    • Any alcoholic beverage
    • Any non-alcoholic beverage not included in the meal as per itinerary
    • Laundry, phone call, etc. personal charges
    • Tips
    • Anything which is not mentioned in "Tour cost includes"

    Payment Terms

    • 50% amount as advance to book your seat as it is a limited seats tour
    • Rest 50% amount by 25th March 2016  

    Cancellation Policy

    • 75 % of total deposited amount - 30 to 59 days before commencement of tour
    • 50 % of total deposited amount - 16 to 29 days before commencement of tour
    • No refund of total deposited amount - 15 days or lesser before commencement of tour

     


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Chopta-Tungnath Bird Photography Tour
  • Chopta is a village located in Uttarakhand state of India and a base for trekking to Tungnath, third temple of Panch Kedar which is at a distance of 3.5 km. Chopta offers amazing views of the imposing Himalayan range including Trishul, Nanda Devi and Chaukhamba. It is located at an elevation of 2680mts above sea level. Chopta is surrounded by forest of pine, deodar and rhododendron and is rich in variety of flora and fauna.

    This place is popularly known as 'Mini Switzerland' in Uttarakhand. Chopta region has many treks and trails through jungle and grasslands. Because of abundance of birds Chopta is becoming popular among bird watchers.

    Target birds:
    Himalayan Monal, Koklass Pheasant, Snow Partridge, Himalayan Snowcock, Bearded Vulture, Snow Pigeon, Speckled Wood Pigeon, Yellow-rumped Honeyguide, Grey-crested Tit, White-browed Fulvetta, Variegated Laughingthrush, Winter Wren, Golden Bush Robin, Rufous-breasted Accentor, Black-throated Accentor, Pink-browed Rosefinch, Scarlet Finch, Red-headed Bullfinch

  • Day 1
    Pick up from Haldwani Railway Station (Arrival by Ranikhet Express at 05:05hrs) and departure for Chopta and night stay in tents on twin sharing basis. Afternoon birding at Mandal if time permits or birding at Kainchi. Target Birds: Crested Kingfisher, Brown Dipper, Spotted Forktail, Red-billed Blue Magpie at Kainchi.
    Day 2
    Whole day birding at Dugalbitta, Makku farm and on Makkumath village road with packed meals- Return to hotel and Night Stay- BLD Target Birds: Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon, Speckled Wood Pigeon, Ashy Wood Pigeon, Black-throated Tit, Coal Tit, Kalij Pheasant, Hill Partridge, Pink-browed Rosefinch, Scarlet Finch, Spot-winged Rosefinch, White-collared Blackbird, Mrs. Gould’s Sunbird, Maroon Oriole, Whiskered Yuhina, Collared Grosbeak, Golden Bush Robin, Himalayan Woodpecker, Rufous-bellied Woodpecker etc.
    Day 3
    Early morning pony ride to Tungnath with packed brunch. Half day birding on Tungnath trek and afternoon birding on Chopta-Makku road - Return to hotel and Night Stay- BLD Target Birds: Himalayan Monal, Koklass Pheasant, Chukar Partridge, Altai Accentor, Alpine Accentor, White-browed Fulvetta, Golden Bush Robin, Scaly-bellied Woodpecker, Grey-crested Tit, Yellow-browed Tit, Bar-throated Siva, White-collared Blackbird, Chestnut Thrush, Spotted Laughingthrush, Bearded Vulture, Himalayan Vulture, Snow Pigeon etc.
    Day 4
    Morning birding on Chopta-Deoria Tal road; lunch at Makku bend; afternoon birding around Chopta. Return to hotel and Night Stay- BLD Target Birds: Yellow-billed Blue Magpie, Eurasian Jay, Mistle Thrush, Green-tailed Sunbird, Collared Owlet, Himalayan Woodpecker, Brown-fronted Woodpecker, Winter Wren, Speckled Wood Pigeon, Black-headed Jay, Verditer Flycatcher, Green-shrike Babbler, Pink-browed Rosefinch, Stripe-throated Yuhina, Bar-throated Siva, Himalayan Vulture etc.
    Day 5
    Early morning check out from hotel, morning birding at Mandal, departure for Ramnagar Railway Station after breakfast at Mandal, drop at Ramnagar RS; tour concludes- BLD. Target Birds: Spot-winged Grosbeak, Pied Thrush, Grey-winged Blackbird, Rusty-cheeked Scimitar Babbler, Spotted Forktail, Brown Dipper, Chestnut-headed Tesia, Pink-browed Rosefinch, White-rumped Munia, Striated Laughingthrush, Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush, Black-chinned Yuhina, Lesser Yellownape etc.

  • Rs. 15500/- per person
     

    Minimum Group Size
    05 visitors + 01 group leader in one Innova

    Tour Cost Includes

    • Conveyance charges (01 Innova) from Kathgodam Railway Station and back to Ramnagar Railway Station    
    • Four nights stays at Hotel Badri-Kedar, Bhulkan with neat and comfortable tents or rooms on twin/triple sharing as per itinerary
    • All meals (vegetarian only) as mentioned in the itinerary
    • All entry fees, guide charges, pony charges, taxi and driver charges
    • Service of a dedicated professional wildlife photographer and naturalist for the entire tour
    • All applicable taxes

    Tour Cost Excludes

    • Travel cost from participant’s home town to Kathgodam and back from Ramnagar      
    • Any extra food item not included in the meal as per itinerary
    • Any alcoholic beverage
    • Any non-alcoholic beverage not included in the meal as per itinerary
    • Laundry, phone call, etc. personal charges
    • Tips
    • Anything which is not mentioned in "Tour cost includes"

    Payment Terms

    • 50% amount as advance to book your seat as it is a limited seats tour
    • Rest 50% amount by 25th March 2016  

    Cancellation Policy

    • 75 % of total deposited amount - 30 to 59 days before commencement of tour
    • 50 % of total deposited amount - 16 to 29 days before commencement of tour
    • No refund of total deposited amount - 15 days or lesser before commencement of tour

     


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Corbett Tiger Reserve Wildlife Photography Tour
  • Target birds:
    Cheer Pheasant, Koklass Pheasant, Kalij Pheasant, Hill Partridge, Rufous-throated Partridge, Osprey, Pallas’s Fish Eagle, Lesser Fish Eagle, Grey-headed Fish Eagle, Bearded Vulture, Himalayan Buzzard, Black Eagle, Ibisbill, Wallcreeper, Grey-winged Blackbird, Long-billed Thrush, White-crested Laughingthrush, Striated Laughingthrush, Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush, Streaked Laughingthrush, Rusty-cheeked Scimitar Babbler, Brown Dipper, Crested Kingfisher, Long-tailed Broadbill, Slaty Blue Flycatcher, Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher, Rufous-bellied and Small Niltava, Spotted Forktail, Chestnut-headed Tesia, Yellow-bellied Fantail, White-throated Fantail, Ashy Bulbul, Himalayan Bulbul, Crimson Sunbird, Asian Barred Owlet, Jungle Owlet, Tawny Fish Owl, Brown Fish Owl, Spot-bellied Eagle owl, Great Slaty Woodpecker, Himalayan Goldenback, Greater Goldenback, Speckled Piculet, Rufous Woodpecker, Greater and Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo etc.
    Target Mammals:
    Elephants, Tiger, Leopard, Hog Deer, Indian Jackal etc.
    Target Reptiles:
    Crocodile, Ghariyal, King Cobra, Monitor Lizzard, Indian and Burmese Python

  • Day 1
    Early morning pick up from Ramnagar Railway Station (arrival from Delhi by Ranikhet Express at 04:55 hrs) and transfer to Dhikala zone of Corbett Tiger Reserve, birding on way; check in at Dhikala/Gairal Forest Rest House, afternoon safari at Dhikala zone and night stay at Dhikala/Gairal Forest Rest House.
    Day 2
    • Morning and afternoon safari at Dhikala Zone, night stay at Dhikala/Gairal Forest Rest House.
    Day 3
    • Morning safari at Dhikala zone, check out and departure for Bijrani Zone, lunch onway, check in at Bijrani/Malani Forest Rest House. Afternoon safari in Bijrani Zone and night at Bijrani/Malani Forest Rest House.
    Day 4
    • Morning safari in Bijrani Zone; check out after breakfast and transfer to Falcon Nest Resort, Corbett Landscape, check in and lunch. Afternoon birding at Garjia Temple area. Night stay at Falcon Nest Resort.
    Day 5
    • Morning birding at Sitavani area, afternoon birding at Hathidagar area. Late evening transfer to Ramnagar Railway Station after early dinner. Tour Concludes

  • Tour cost is Rs 20,500/- per person  

    Minimum Group Size
    04 + 01 i.e. 04 participants and 01 group leader in one Gypsy

    Tour Cost Includes

    • Conveyance charges from Ramnagar Railway Station and back
    • Nights stays at Dhikala/Gairal, Bijrani/Malani and Corbett Landscape on twin/triple sharing as per itinerary
    • All meals as mentioned in the itinerary
    • All entry fees, guide charges, safari charges, taxi and driver charges
    • Service of a dedicated professional wildlife photographer and naturalist for the entire tour
    • All applicable taxes
    Tour Cost Excludes
    • Travel cost from participant’s home town to Ramnagar and back    
    • Any extra food item not included in the meal as per itinerary
    • Any alcoholic beverage
    • Any non-alcoholic beverage not included in the meal as per itinerary
    • Laundry, phone call, etc. personal charges
    • Tips
    • Anything which is not mentioned in "Tour cost includes"
    Payment Terms
    • 50% amount as advance to book your seat as it is a limited seats tour
    • Rest 50% amount by 10th January 2016
    Cancellation Policy
      • 75 % of total deposited amount - 30 to 59 days before commencement of tour
      • 50 % of total deposited amount - 16 to 29 days before commencement of tour
      • No refund of total deposited amount - 15 days or lesser before commencement of tour


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