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About the Activity:

  • Make your vacation special with this amazing birding activity and get a chance to click some memorable pictures at the birding hots pots in Goa like the forests of Bondla and Bhagawan Mahavir sanctuaries, River Zuari marshes and the wetlands of Maina/ Carambolim.
  • Multiple visits to these places will ensure that the most number of species are covered in this exciting 4 day tour.
  • Malabar Trogon, Sri Lanka Frogmouth, Wood Sandpiper and scores of other species that are bound to make an appearance for the shutterbugs!
  • Enjoy delicious lunch in between your tour.
  • Embark on the many trails through sanctuaries and revel in the serene night trying to spot the nocturnal species.
  • Encircle around a bonfire and share stories on this brilliant bird watching and nature exploration tour.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 -

    Arrive at Nature’s Nest

    Today you will arrive at Nature’s Nest and get welcomed with a welcome drink to the reception area.

    After the check in formalities you are escorted to your cottage.

    Your lunch will be served between 12.30 PM. The buffet remains open till 2.30 PM.

    At 3.30 pm the evening tea is served. After that set off for an evening birding session in the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary accompanied by our naturalist.

    The trail will be in the Tambdi Surla area of the sanctuary.

    You will be able to spot birds like Blue-eared Kingfisher, Brown-breasted Flycatcher, Malabar Whistling Thrush, Grey Junglefowl, Mountain Imperial Pigeon, Malabar Parakeet, Malabar Pied Hornbills, Malabar Barbet, Black-naped Monarch, Chestnut-headed Bee-eater and Dark-fronted Babbler.

    Return back at Nature’s Nest by 6.30 PM.

    Dinner is served at 8.00 pm

  • Day 2 -

    Birding in the morning at Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary

    Start your morning session starts at 6.30 am after the morning tea. You will be taken to Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary where you will be birding till noon. Bondla is one of the best locations for birding within Goa. You can spot birds like Grey-fronted Green Pigeon, Malabar trogon, Malabar Grey Hornbill, Velvet-fronted Nuthatch, White-rumped Shama, Asian Fairy Bluebird, Orange Minivet, White-bellied Blue Flycatcher, Black-throated Munia, Malabar Woodshrike, Black-hooded Oriole, Blyth’s Starling and so on.

    Return to Nature’s Nest for Lunch. You again move out for an evening birding session after your evening tea.

    This time you will cover the forest around Nature’s Nest which is also part of the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary.

    You will be staying there till it gets dark so that you can spot some nocturnal species like Jerdon’s Nightjar, Jungle Nightjar and Sri Lanka Frogmouth.

    Return back to the camp for dinner.

  • Day 3 -

    Birding within the property and in its vicinity.

    Begin your morning birding within the property for birds like Crimson-backed Sunbird, Purple Sunbird, Loten’s Sunbird, Little Spiderhunter, Vernal Hanging Parrot, Jerdon’s Leafbird and Nilgiri flowerpecker. This will be followed by birding in the vicinity of Nature’s Nest.

    End of tour.

Stay

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  • Eco-cottage

Meal

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  • Veg and Non Veg
  • 7
  • All Meals Included
  • 7
  • Refreshments Included
  • 7
  • Milk Tea/ Coffee served with rusk Bread, Butter, Jam, Fried eggs, Goan Patal Bhaji (Mild veg gravy with beans/ peas); Poha/ Upama, Tea/ Coffee/ Juice
  • 7
  • Vegetable Gravy Dish (Beans / chick pea/ Mix vegetables cooked in coconut gravy)
  • 7
  • Goan vegetable (Locally cultivated leafy vegetables/ fresh beans/ oburgines/ lady finger cooked in Goan style)
  • 7
  • Goan yellow Dal
  • 7
  • Traditional Goan fish curry (Coconut curry with tamarind to be eaten with rice)
  • 7
  • Goan Fish fry (Fish shallow fried with mild spice and semolina)
  • 7
  • Chicken curry in Goan Style (Chicken Xacuti/ Chicken Vindaloo- mild)
  • 7
  • Steamed Rice Chapati/ Bhakri (Indian Bread) Salad, Papad, Pickle
  • 7
  • Goan sweet dish (Kheer/ Payasam/ Mangane: sago in sweet coconut milk)
  • 7
  • Sol kadi- Kokum curry
  • 7
  • Curds
  • 7
  • Milk Tea/ Coffee served with rusk
  • 7
  • Soup in the Evening
  • 7
  • Tomato or Vegetable soup
  • 7
  • Jeera rice/ Biryani rice/ Veg or peas Pulao
  • 7
  • Or barbeque dinner Veg / Chicken & Fish Platter

Activity

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  • Wildlife Safari
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  • Birding

Other Inclusions

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  • Entry fee for Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary
  • 7
  • Two mineral water bottles provided on a daily basis
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  • All taxes

Things To Carry

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  • Camera
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  • Flashlight With Extra Batteries
  • 7
  • Sunscreen
  • 7
  • Sunglasses
  • 7
  • Binoculars
  • 7
  • Broad-rimmed hat
  • 7
  • Raincoat or poncho
  • 7
  • Insect repellent
  • 7
  • Small daypack

Advisory

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  • Smoking prohibited in the forest.
  • 7
  • No littering allowed.
  • 7
  • When sighting wildlife, please follow the guide's instructions.
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  • If you should come across injured animals in the wild, let them be; it is part of the natural process of the wilderness.
  • 7
  • Please segregate trash in assigned bins, because all non-biodegradable trash is taken to Margao for recycling.
  • 7
  • Silence is appreciated as the rooms are not sound-proofed, and music should be enjoyed only on headphones.
  • 7
  • Do not leave candles unattended, as the rooms are highly flammable.
  • 7
  • Swimming is highly discouraged in the vicinity of the cottages without the presence of a guide.
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  • Stay on the trails, and with the guide.
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  • Always use life jackets while boarding and on the boat.
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  • When clicking pictures, asking for permission is recommended.
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  • Fishing is prohibited in the bubble spring or in the surrounding wetlands.
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  • Silence is compulsory after 10.30 PM, so as to not disturb fellow guests.

Tour Type

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  • This activity can be availed as a private or group tour

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