Dhikala Bird Watching Tour
Day 01: Delhi- Jim Corbett National Park
Morning drive to Corbett national park, On arrival check in at claridges hideway,Afternoon we will take you for safari into the national park, O/N stay at hotel.Corbett Tiger reserve has a spectacular avifauna diversity. Great hornbill, Pallas's fish eagle, grey-headed & lesser fish eagle, red-collared falconet etc. are some of the rare birds that are found in Corbett. More birds include tawny fish owl, scaly-bellied woodpecker, red-breasted parakeet, Himalayan swiftlet, stork-billed & crested kingfisher and white-tailed & Siberian rubythroat.
Day 02 : Dhikala Forest Lodge ( Jim Corbett National Park)
Drive early morning to Dhikala tourism zone. Arrive at the main tourist complex in the afternoon. Afternoon visit to the grasslands for birding.Overnight stay at Dhikala Forest Lodge. Birding in the lower jungle track along the Ramganga river is very rewarding for water birds such as river lapwings, waders, mergansers and other waterfowl. While relaxing at the lodge or visiting the grasslands one can see long-tailed nightjar, jungle owlet, spot-bellied owl, common stonechat, black francolin, purple and crimson sunbird, golden-fronted & orange-bellied leafbird, black-shouldered kite, hen harrier, changeable hawk-eagle,chestnut-tailed starling etc.
Day 03 : Dhikala Forest Lodge(Jim Corbett National Park)
Morning elephant safari through the grasslands and dense forests. This is the best mode of transport for tiger-tracking. Return for breakfast and then spend time till lunch on a watchtower overlooking a water hole.Afternoon bird watching at some of the best areas of birding at Dhikala (Sambhar Road and Khinanauli). One can expect to see great slaty woodpecker, great hornbill, puff-throated babbler,white-rumped shama,pallas's fish eagle etc. overnight stay.
Day 04 : Jim Corbett National Park - Pangot
Morning drive to pungot, On arrival check in at Hotel,Birding rest of the day. O/N stay at hotel.
Day 05: Pangot (Nainital)
Morning birding in Kilbury. Afternoon bird walk to Baggar through the forest. Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 06: Pangot ( Nainital)- Delhi
Morning drive back to Delhi, On arrival transfer to the airport time to catch flight for onward destinations.