For bird lovers, this is the perfect Kerala tour. It takes you on an extensive bird watching tour through the destination. The lush surroundings of Kerala make it ideal as breeding grounds for different species of birds. Travel through the picturesque hill station of Munnar several bird sanctuaries for exploring exotic varieties. Keep your camera always on the ready for that exclusive shot in Birding Kerala Package.
Kerala is not just about the backwaters and the beaches. It is a destination to be enjoyed by bird watching enthusiasts as well. The diversity in flora of the destination attracts a lot of species of birds around the year. This Birding Kerala tour brings you the best of bird watching in Kerala.
Rejoice in Goa beyond its beaches and party places. With as many as 423 bird species, enjoy bird watching in this region that is a nature lover’s paradise. The experience is usually done on foot and the organisers provide you binoculars for easy viewing.
Opt for two timings, 6 am to 9 am or 4pm to 7pm. Meet at Benaulim Beach. You can choose among the 3 options from Benaulim, Varka, Colva Goa and Madgao. Destinations such as Colva, Benaulim and Panjim, which are known for their sandy beaches and picturesque beauty are also important habitats of several bird species.
In this three hour activity, walk through the beautiful surroundings and spot attractive birds such as the Brahmini Kite, White Bellied Sea Eagles, Egrets, Falcons, Herons, Kingfishers, Bee-eaters, Chestnut Heron, Indian Pond Herons, Peacocks and Babblers. As many as 30 to 40 bird species can be spotted in these regions. With the able guidance of an experienced and well-trained guide, you can learn a lot about the birds and their habitat in the different parts of Goa. These walking trips are an excellent opportunity to view rare and endangered bird species of the region.
Duration: 3 hours
3N/4D : Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary - Bondla Widlife Sanctuary - Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary
What will you see : Colourful Birds, Crocodiles, Wildlife, Butterflies.
What will you do : Jungle Walk, Boat Safari.
Located on the Western Ghats of Goa, the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary serves as one of the best destinations for birdwatching. The sanctuary is situated near the Molem town, Goa.
Birding in this sanctuary has an unmatched delight of its own. With the presence of more than hundred bird's species, this sanctuary also boasts of its other wildlife like Panther, Bengal Tiger, Leopard, Deer and several other exotic animals. While birding in this sanctuary, the display of various colours by the butterflies of this sanctuary will surely amaze the spectators.
About the Destination:
The lush Nandi Hills are ideal to reel in the sights of rare birds and diverse array of flora. As you are amidst the soothing balms of nature, also get to learn the art of photography. This recreational activity lasts for around 11 hours.
Leave from Indiranagar, Bangalore around 6 am and reach the base of Nandi Hills, an ancient fortress of Southern India by 6.45 am. The fascinating guided birding starts and take in the stunning views that abounds. The thick and rich forest cover supports birdlife, making it a popular location for birdwatchers and photographers. The avian variety usually spotted here includes Indian Pitta, Indian Blue Robin, Nilgiri Woodpigeon, Pied Thrush, Eurasian Blackbird, Blue-capped Rock Thrush, Red-breasted Flycatcher and Malabar Whistling Thrush. Break for lunch around 12 and around 2 continue the bird watching experience.
At around 3 pm, leave for Hoskote Lake. Capture the rare sights on camera and enjoy bird and nature photography. Enriching the experience are the photography experts who give you insightful tips and teach you the basics of flight photography. Head back home completely refreshed and having honed the skill of taking still pictures.
Duration: Around 11 hours
Activities: Bird watching, Learn photography, Sight Seeing
Difficulty Level: Easy
Leave the beach side of Calangute and head for Socorro Plateau to see some rare and endemic species of forest birds. On this 4 hour trip, you have the chance to witness a myriad and fascinating range of avian life.
You’ll be transferred from Calangute around 6:45am to Socorro Plateau. The birds usually spotted here areLeaf birds, Tree pies, Orioles, Munias, Drongos, Barbets, Plum-headed Parakeet, Bulbuls, Koels, Starlings, Doves, Jungle Babblers, Peafowls, Blue tailed Bee-eaters, Woodpeckers, Sunbirds, Small Minivets, Racket tailed Drongos. Those lucky can also get a glimpse of Orange breasted green pigeons.
From here, head for yet another bird watching session at Paithona Stream and Pilerne Lake. You’ll see some more species such as Kingfishers, Jacanas, Herons, Shrikes, Swallows, Rollers, Black shouldered kites, Sea eagles, Buzzards and Harriers. From here get dropped back in Calangute around 11am.
Duration: 4 hours
About the Destination:
- Come winter, the backwaters of Ujani Dam in Pune, Maharashtra becomes the home to several migratory and regional birds. It is during this season of the year, the wetlands around the Bhigwan Bhuleshwar Temple in Pune is thronged by thousands of colourful birds.
- Located in the Solapur district of Maharashtra, this temple site is well connected with some of the major parts of the state and can also be easily accessed. Over only one day of Bhigwan bird watching, an outing around this temple will introduce you to a delightful riot of fascinating colours that will make you fall in love with the nature at once!
- Starting from Pune, the trip goes through Hadapsar, Indapur and reaches Bhigwan that is located 130 KM away from Pune.
- The package includes food, transportation and exciting birding and sightseeing.
Coorg, also known as Kodagu, is located in the south-western Karnataka bordering Kerala. Nested in foothills of the Western Ghats, this region is the coffee capital of India. Beautiful lush-green tea and coffee estates adorn the surrounding hills, stunning hidden waterfalls and cool climate here are some of the major reasons behind the popularity of Coorg.
Apart from sprawling coffee estates, this place is also a happy home to some of the most beautiful and rare wildlife.The lush-green thickets are an ideal abode for a wide variety of birds and animals. The breath taking view of the distant hills and diverse fauna are known for enticing tourists from all across the nation.
About the activity:
Prepare yourself to bring out the shutterbug in you with this amazing birding and photography tour in Coorg! Take a walk through the surrounding lush green thickets, click pictures of world’s most beautiful birds such as Asian Brown Flycatcher, Black-naped Monarch, Dark-fronted Babbler, Rufous Babbler, Chestnut and Velvet-fronted Nuthatches, Crimson-backed Sunbird, Bar-winged Flycatcher Shrike, Bronzed Drongo, Chestnut-shouldered Petronia, Ceylon Frogmouth and the Brown-wood Owl.
Rejuvenate yourself in the placid environs of Coorg! With bird watching in Coorg, every next turn open doors to new sceneries with a new range of stunning birds. Leave your city fatigue aside and prep up for a perfect vacation in one of the most perfect place in the entire nation.
About the Activity :
Birding in Ooty gives the photographer and wildlife lover in you a treat of a lifetime! The vivid colours, the tranquil and dim music in the air from the beautiful birds as they circle above your head around the trees, will give your soul the peace it deserves!
If discovering exotic wildlife in the hills enthrals you, then this near to 4 hours’ birding in Ooty is the right activity for you this long weekend! With over 200 different varieties of birds, the hill station has offered refuge to rare, precious species of the winged beauties!
Bird watching in Ooty lets you explore the different hues, sounds and activities of the tiny chirping marvels, hidden comfortably in the thickets of bottle green trees, singing along with nature.
On your visit to the different botanical Gardens and wildlife sanctuaries, be sure to whip your camera out and zoom in, tread lightly and patiently wait for the perfect click of the boisterous rainbow families to spread their wings and pose for you! During your four hour bird watching activity, you will have seen and rediscovered bird species like the Nilgiri Flycatcher, Nilgiri Wood Pigeon, Kashmir Flycatcher, White-bellied Shortwing and the Painted Bushquail among others.
About the activity :
We are located in the Begur-Tholpetty Reserve Forest area after the Thirunelly Temple, on the other side of Kalindi river. The wildlife retreat is approximately 137 kms from Calicut, 121 kms from Mysore and 250 kms from Bangalore. You can reach our retreat only by road.The beautiful Brahmagiri hills and the surrounding lush green forests have made the retreat an excellent location to view birds in their natural habitat. Here you can catch a glimpse of many endemic and endangered species of birds.
Meal Types : All 3 meals and tea/coffee. Food is veg or non veg based on guest preference and will be Kerala homemade cuisines.
Activities : Bird Watching.
Difficulty Level : Easy