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  • 01Birding Kerala Package

    Birding Kerala Package
    • d11 Daysn10 Nights
    • lCochin
    • NNNNN23 ratings
    • Kamal Der
      Supplier
      Kamal Der

    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.

  • 02Birding Kerala Tour

    Birding Kerala Tour
    • d9 Daysn8 Nights
    • lCochin
    • NNNNN25 ratings
    • K.D. Prajith
      Supplier
      K.D. Prajith

    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.

  • 03Bird Watching in Goa

    Bird Watching in Goa

    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 

     

  • 04Bird Watching in Goa

    Bird Watching in Goa
    • d4 Daysn3 Nights
    • lPanjim
    • NNNNN41 ratings
    • Sharath
      Supplier
      Sharath

    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.

  • 05Bird Watching And Photography, Bangalore

    Bird Watching And Photography, Bangalore
    • h11 Hours
    • lBangalore
    • NNNNN37 ratings
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 5784199
    • 4,150

    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.

    Description: 

    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
     

  • 06North Goa Birding Trip

    North Goa Birding Trip

    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 

  • 07Bhigwan Bird Watching

    Bhigwan Bird Watching
    • d1 Day
    • lPune
    • NNNNN28 ratings
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 9786380

    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.
  • 08Birding & Photography Tour In Coorg

    Birding & Photography Tour In Coorg
    • d2 Daysn1 Night
    • lCoorg
    • NNNNN34 ratings
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 3593520

    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.

  • 09Bird Watching in Ooty

    Bird Watching in Ooty
    • h4 Hours
    • lOoty
    • NNNNN37 ratings
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 4058010

    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.

  • 10Bird Watching Experience in Wayanad

    Bird Watching Experience in Wayanad
    • d2 Daysn1 Night
    • lWayanad
    • NNNNN29 ratings
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 5121517

    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 


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Attractions

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Chittorgarh Fort

Chittorgarh Fort is one of the most important places to visit in Chittorgarh. This historical fort is the pride of the Rajasthani town as it stands imposingly upon the top of a hill, looking down protectively over the city. Nearly all of Chittorgarh’s attractions are housed inside the fort. 

The Chittorgarh Fort is a massive structure which was first built in the 7th century and covers an area of approximately 700 acres. There are several grand sights to be seen inside the fort itself apart from the commanding views that can be seen of the environs of Chittorgarh.

The fort, which is also known as Water Fort, contained 84 water bodies inside its grounds, of which 22 exist today. The Vijay Stambh, Kirti Stambh, Rana Kumbha Palace, Meera mandir and other consequential structures are also housed inside the formidable fort. 

Timings: 9:30 am to 6:30 pm
Price: Rs. 10 for Indians; Rs. 100 for foreigners 
Location: Chittorgarh, Rajasthan 312001
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Bala Quila Fort

Also known as the Alwar Fort, the BalaQuila Fort is one of the most historic destinations in Alwar, and is one of the tourist attractions in Alwar that should not be missed when you are in the Rajasthani city. Extending over an area of 5 kilometres, the fort stands stern and forbidding at a height of 1000 feet with 15 large and 51 small towers and 446 openings for musketry.

It was first built by Hasan Khan Mewati in 1550, but has since seen various dynasties rule over it as Alwar passed into the hands of Khanzadas, Mughals, Pathans and Jats. The fort still stands as imposing as ever, and is a great place to visit during an evening in the city. 

Timings: 10 am to 5 pm 
Location: Bala Quila   Rd, Near Nikumbha Mahal Palace, Alwar, Rajasthan 301001
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Bhangarh fort

If you are looking for some thrills in Alwar, visiting its “most haunted place” is the best way to fulfil the desire. Bhangarh Fort, on the border of the Sariska Tiger Reserve, has long held its spooky reputation. Though it is a well-preserved fort, the ‘supernatural’ occurrences that seem to occur within its premises tend to ward off many people.

If you are eager to explore Alwar in all its facets, haunted and otherwise, a visit to this fort is a must. Do it while the light lasts, since ghosts are said to hang out here at night. Though spooky, Bhangarh Fort is one of the best places to visit in Alwar for some unique memories.  

Timings: 6 am to 6 pm
Location: Gola ka baas, Rajgarh Tehsil, Alwar, Bhangarh, Rajasthan 301410
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Tower of Fame (Kirti Stambh)

The Kirti Stambha is a one of the lovely tourist attractions of Chittorgarh. Housed inside the massive Chittorgarh Fort, this 12th century tower stands as a monument to Adinathji, the 1st Jain Teerthankar.

It is decorated with the naked figures of the Digambars, and reflects the cultural beliefs of the Digambars comprehensively. There are seven storeys in the tower, and a narrow and steep staircase leads to the top from where views of the Chittorgarh environs can be taken in. 

Timings: 9:30 am to 6:30 pm
Price: You only need to pay the entry price for the fort 
Location: Chittorgarh Fort Village, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan 312001
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The Palace Museum

The Palace Museum, also known as the Government Museum, is a worthwhile place to visit when in the city. There is a wonderful range of artefacts that are displayed in the museum that speak of the history of Rajasthan, and of Alwar in particular.

The entire collection of the museum comes from the Royal families reserves and consists of 234 sculptures, 11 inscriptions, 9702 coins, 35 metal objects, 2565 paintings & manuscripts, 2270 arms & weapons and 1809 objects of local art, crafts and musical instruments. Spending a couple of hours in the museum is a good way to initiate yourself into the history of Alwar and take back memories of its unique culture and tradition. 

Timings:10 am to 5 pm
Location: City Palace, Alwar, India
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Vijay Stambha (Victory tower)

The Vijay Stambha stands tall and mighty in the premises of the Chittorgarh Fort. Built in 1440 AD by Maharana Kumbha to commemorate his victory over Mohamed Khilji, this 9-storyed tower is adorned by sculptures of Hindu deities around and reflects the historical traditions of its age quite successfully.

The view from the top of the structure is breathtaking- there are steep steps that lead to the top of the tower, from where the whole town is revealed in all its glory. 

Timings: 9:30 am to 6:30 pm
Price: You only need to pay the entry price for the fort 
Location: Chittorgarh Fort Village, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan 312001
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Siliserh Lake Palace

Siliserh Lake Palace is an erstwhile royal palace and hunting lodge located on the banks of the Siliserh Lake that has now been converted into a heritage hotel which is run by RTDC. The hotel makes for a perfect dropback to a romantic holiday because of the beauty of its exteriors and the simple elegance of its interiors.

The lake is perfect for fishing, sailing and boating. It is also a wonderful budget option for those who wish to enjoy luxury but do not wish to burn a hole in their pocket for the experience. The in-house restaurant offers a great range of Indian and Continental cuisines that are soul-satisfying and filling. 

Price: 2000- 3000 INR/ 50- 80 USD per night approx.
Location:Siliserh Circle, Alwar 301001, India
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Padmini's Palace

Loacted inside the Chittorgarh Fort, the Padmani Palace has a unique history attached to it making it one of the must-visit attractions in Chittorgarh fort. This palace was the reason for the battle betweenAla-ud-din Khilji and Rana Ratan Singh. Padmini Palace was the very legendary palace from where Ala-ud-din Khilji was permitted to obtain a glimpse of Padmini in a mirror placed in the main hall.

Allured by her beauty, Ala-ud-din Khilji fought a fierce battle with Rana Ratan Singh, husband of Rani Padmini. A visit to this palace gives one an insight not only into the history of Chittorgarh but also into human passions. The palace overlooks a lovely pool, and the views from inside are delightful.
 
Timings: 9:30 am to 6:30 pm
Price: You only need to pay the entry price for the fort 
Location: Chittorgarh Fort Village, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan 312001
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Rana Kumbha Palace

Rana Kumbha Palace is one of the most interesting places to visit in Chittorgarh fort. The massive proportions of the ruined edifice of the palace reveal what an imposing structure it was in the height of its glory. Rana Kumbha Palace is the largest monument in the Chittorgarh Fort and has a grand history attached to it. It has been the residence to people like Bappa Rawal, Maharana Kumbha, rani Padmani, Princess Meera Bai among others.

Legend of Panna Dhai, who saved infant Udai Singh with the heart-breaking sacrifice of her infant son, is also associated with this palace. The dungeons of this palace are also supposed to be the place where Rani Padmani and the other women of the palace committed Johar. 

Timings: 9:30 am to 6:30 pm
Price: You only need to pay the entry price for the fort 
Location: Chittorgarh Fort Village, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan 312001
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Hill Fort Kesroli

Ancient fort turned heritage hotel, Hill Fort Kesroli is a magnificent place to indulge yourself in when on vacation in Alwar. It is a beautiful structure to look upon, and just as gorgeous to inhabit. The décor is in keeping with the traditional image of the fort, and history still has a presence in the long glossy halls of the hotel.

A stay in this fort allows you to escape the everyday bustle of Alwar while letting you immerse yourself in its culture and tradition as you rest your body in relaxation. 

Price: 5000- 8000 INR/ 70- 100 USD per night approx. 
Location: Near M.I.A Post Office-Bahala, District Alwar, Kesroli
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Sariska Palace

This luxurious resort near the Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary offers you the indulgence of a luxury hotel at the rate of a budget accommodation. Staying in this Palace during your stay in Alwar will allow you to experience the best of Alwar’s wild scenery, decadent luxury, and gracious courtesy.

The palace is located close to the sanctuary and the haunted fort, thereby offering its guests some of the best sights and sounds to be had in Alwar. 

Price: 1500- 2000 INR/ 30- 50 USD per night approx. 
Location: Near Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary, Alwar, Sariska, Rajasthan 301022
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Kalika Mata Temple

Built originally in the 8th century, this serene temple was dedicated to the worship of the sun god before it was converted into a shrine for Kalika, an incarnation of Goddess Durga, in the 14th century. This temple is one of the most important pilgrimage attractions in Chittorgarh, and should not be missed when touring the grounds of the Chittorgarh fort.

The architecture of the temple reflects the devotion of its builders- a lot of hard work has been put into the intricate carvings and embellishments that adorn the ancient walls of the temple. Even though it is partially in ruins now, the beauty of the temple still shines through. 

Timings: 9:30 am to 6:30 pm
Price: You only need to pay the entry price for the fort 
Location: Chittorgarh Fort Village, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan 312001
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City Palace Alwar

The City Palace of Alwar is actually a fort that is located right below the Alwar Fort in the foothills of the Aravalli ranges.  Built in the 18th century, this fort reflects its rich cultural heritage in its blend of the Mughal and Rajput architectural styles.

Though it mainly houses government offices today; the City palace is one of the best places to visit in Alwar. The Palace houses an artificial lake inside its premises as well as a museum that is one of the best in the state. A visit to the City palace will allow you to experience the best of Alwar in a comprehensive way. 

Timings: 10 am to 5 pm
Location: City Palace, Alwar
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Sanwariaji Temple

Sanwariaji Temple is one of the most renowned places to visit in Chittorgarh. The massive temple complex is considered second in religious importance only to the Krishna Temple in Nathdwara, and is a popular pilgrimage shrine in Rajasthan. Located approximately 40 kilometres away from Chittorgarh, this temple is a lovely place to spend a couple of pious hours in.

Serenity and positivity enrich the ambience of the temple, and the sacrosanct halls make for a peaceful place to mediate and rejuvenate your mind, body and soul. Visiting the temple as soon as dawn breaks is a pleasant way to experience the solitude and quiet that the temple offers.
 
Timings: 5 am to 12 pm; 2.30 pm to 11 pm
Price: Free entry 
Location: Bhadsoda and Mandphiya village, Dist. Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, Bhadsora, Rajasthan 312024
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Sathis Deori Temple

Located inside the Chittorgarh fort, close to Fateh Prakash Palace, this temple is one of the best sacred places to visit in Chittorgarh fort. The temple forms a part of the Jain temple complex, and is the largest amongst them. This massive Shwetamber Jain Temple was built in the 11th century and celebrates the life and virtues of Bhagawan Adinatha. 


The name of the temple signifies that at some point in history, there were twenty-seven temples inside this temple alone. Though no trace of these monuments remains, the SathisDeori Temple is a grand sight to behold in and of itself. The architecture is to be marvelled at for its intricate detailing and awe-inspiring domes. Sitting quietly in the temple allows you to immerse yourself in its ancient solitude.

Timings: 9:30 am to 6:30 pm

Price: You only need to pay the entry price for the fort

Location: Chittorgarh Fort Village, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan 312001

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Vijay Mandir Palce

One of the most famous tourist attractions in Alwar, the Vijay Mandir Palace is one destination you simply cannot miss while touring the city. It is located 10 kilometres away from the main city and is spread over a vast area of land.

The imposing structure attracts the eye from far off, and reflects its grandeur in the best possible way. The picturesque image is magnified in beauty by the reflection which sparkles in the lake below. An hour spent roaming the halls and grounds of this Palace will leave you refreshed and rejuvenated, and you will return to Alwar armed with many Instagram-worthy images too. 

Timings: 9 am to 6 pm
Price: Free 
Location: Alwar District, Near Vijay Sagar Lake, Alwar, India

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