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Bird Watching Tour of North India


A Perfect Tour for Nature Lovers, Ornithologists and Nature Photographers

India is a land of diversity where people can find Mother Nature in various forms at its best. Scenic landscapes, avifauna, and wildlife specific to a region compels tourists and nature-lovers to get wowed every time they plan to go on a trip and explore them closely. The country enjoys varied topography which supports an admirable variety of flora, fauna, and wildlife. The Government has taken a lot of steps like ear-marking protected areas that have become home to an extensive variety of migratory birds. If you love spotting rare and exotic birds, you can embark on a Bird watching tour in India.

Where can you spot rare birds?

Ornithologist suggests lakes, reserve forests and mountains spot rare birds since these places display awe-inspiring vistas to capture in a frame. Birds of different varieties in multi-shades chirp sweetly creating a stunning ambiance that allow visitors to relax and feel close to Mother Nature. The North India tour packages especially focused on bird watching will take you to the following places.

Corbett National Park

Purple Sunbird - Corbett National Park

Purple Sunbird – Corbett National Park

Whether you are a veteran ornithologist or a wildlife photographer, Corbett National Park is the best place to spot some exotic birds. Dense Sal forests and grasslands are perfect for birding. Here, you can spot species like mergansers, waders, waterfowl, and lapwings. You can also look for crimson and purple sunbird, jungle owlet, long-tailed nightjar, spot-bellied owl, common stonechat, orange-bellied and golden-fronted leaf bird, hen harrier, black-shouldered kite, changeable hawk-eagle, Chestnut-tailed starling and more.

Kumeria

Slaty Woodpecker - Kumeria

Slaty Woodpecker – Kumeria

Close to Corbett National Park, this region is home to bird species like Puff-throated babbler, great hornbill, slaty woodpecker, Pallas’s fish eagle, White-rumped shama, etc.

Jhirna

Black Bulbul - Jhirna

Black Bulbul – Jhirna

Jhirna is another place perfect for birding. Here, birds like little and spotted forktail, black bulbul, brown fish oil, brown-eared bulbul, White-browed Fantail, crested laughing thrush, black-winged cuckoo, little heron, wallcreeper, brown dipper, red-breasted parakeet, long-tailed and short-billed minivet and Ashy-crowned sparrow lark can be seen.

Pangot

Greater Yellow Nape - Pangot

Greater Yellow Nape – Pangot

This is another place where ornithologists spot birds like Slaty-headed parakeets, greater yellow nape, oriental turtle doves, maroon oriole, large cuckoo shrike, grey treepie and more.

Chambal Sanctuary

Indian Skimmer - Chambal Sanctuary

Indian Skimmer – Chambal Sanctuary

Located on Mathura-Agra highway, Chambal Sanctuary also houses a wide range of birds. Some of the most popular species that can be spotted here are Indian Skimmer, black-bellied tern, migratory waterfowl, demoiselle, sarus, etc.

Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

Geese - Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

Geese – Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

The wetlands of Bharatpur are known to house an extensive range of local and migratory birds. Also known as Keoladeo Ghana National Park, bird-watchers can spot birds like Pelicans, Cranes, Ducks, Geese, Hawks, Eagles, Stints, Shanks, Wheatears, Warblers, Buntings, Flycatchers, Pipits, Larks and more.

All these places are included in the North India Tour aimed at taking the tourists to sport rare Birds of North India. Look for a reliable and reputed tour agency and share your precise requirements with them. In case, you would like to visit a destination which is not a part of any package, you can ask them to add to the package. Most India tour operators offer personalized tour packages for visitors with specific tour demands.

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Explore the least explored North-East wildlife


Wildlife of north east region of India will definitely takes you on a breathtaking journey through some of the most famous wildlife sanctuaries, national parks and world heritage sites, which are home to numerous big and small creatures having made this part of the earth their habitat for thousands of years. This region of India is bind with eight states namely Assam, Mizoram, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland.

A tour to northeast wildlife is for those particular persons who want to enjoy basic jungle safaris and want to catch some unbelievable pictures in their camera. It attracts nature lovers, wildlife lovers and wildlife adventure enthusiasts from all over the world.

The lofty Himalayas with thousands of species of flora highly support Right from migratory birds to exotic mammals, reptiles and beyond. In this region the visitors can enjoy the endless beauty of rich flora and fauna. From enjoying the chirping of birds to roaring of the lions and visit to Jungle safari.

Northeast is highly dominated with Brahmaputra and other Rivers which supports suitable climate, conditions, geographical location and vast forest. All this conditions turn this place in a heaven for wildlife.

Some famous wildlife sanctuaries includes………

Kaziranga National Park
Steve WinterCovering an area of 429.93 sq.km, Kaziranga National Park is situated on the bank of river Brahmaputra in northeastern Assam. It is placed on the eastern Himalayas with an existence of a wide array of animal and plant species in their natural environment. It is declared a world heritage site for its population of one-horned rhinoceroses. Other wild creatures of the park include tiger, panther, squirrel, large Indian civet, elephant, wild cat, hog deer and so on.

Manas National Park
The Manas National Park consists of an area of 2,837 sq. km. This national park is lies on the gentle slopes of the Himalayan foothills and is located on the north bank of River Brahmaputra. Manas national park is also a Biosphere Reserve, an Elephant Reserve, an Important Bird Area (IBA), and a World Heritage Site.
The wild creature of the park includes tiger, elephant, rhino, buffalo, gaur and nearly 500 species of birds. This nature paradise also offers white water rafting on the Manas River, trekking and elephant rides.

Kanchendzonga National Park
kanchenjungaThe Khangchendzonga National Park is a UNESCO’s heritage sites also known Kanchenjunga Biosphere Reserve. This national park has a unique biodiversity that includes mountain peaks, glaciers and some distinctive flora and fauna. The Park covers an area of 1784 sq.kms and home to a wide species of fauna and flora. Snow Leopard, Wild Ass, Red Panda, Himalayan Black Deer, Musk Deer, Flying Squirrel, and Barking Deer are some of the animals which are the pride the park.

Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

Wild Buffaloes

Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary covers an area of 38.81 sq km and known for its one horned rhinoceros. Situated in the flood plains of River Brahmaputra and the perfect place for bird watching. Expect from one horned rhinoceros is a perfect habitat for wild boars, the wild buffaloes, around 2000 migratory birds and various reptiles.

Dibru-Saikhowa National Park

White Winged Wood Duck

White Winged Wood Duck

Dibru – Saikhowa is the largest national park of Assam and is spread over an area of 650 sq. km. The Dibru – Saikhowa is highly recognized for preserving a wide array of beautiful fishes. This Park is safe asylum for many rare and scarce species of wild life and famous because of the rare White Winged Wood Duck other wild animals are Hoolock, water buffalo, tiger, elephant, aquatic dolphin etc.

Nameri National Park

Eco Camp at Nameri National Park

Eco Camp at Nameri National Park

Nameri National Park covers an area of 200sq. kms and is situated at the foothills of Himalayas. It homes various species of mammals, reptiles and birds like Tiger, Black bear, elephant, Leopard, Clouded Leopard, Indian Bison and Various species of birds.

So pack your bags as this inexplicable land of Mountains and lush green forests has a lot more to offer to its tourist.

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