Birding In Corbett National Park
Corbett is not just famous for its ferocious magnificent wildlife, but it is also famous for the variety of birds – local and migratory that stays here. For the bird lovers and ornithologists, Corbett is a blissful enchanting place to visit and enjoy bird watching. Some of the bird species you can find in Corbett National Park are:
Darter, Little Green Heron, Pond Heron, Crested Hawk Eagle, Booted Hawk Eagle, Pallas Fishing Eagle, Himalayan Greyheaded Fishing Eagle, Cinerous Vulture, Crested Serpent Eagle, Kestrel, Black Partridge, Kaleej Pheasant, Red Junglefowl, Common Peafowl, Redwattled Lapwing, Spurwinged Lapwing, Pintailed Green Pigeon, Blue Rock Pigeon,Turtle Dove, Rufous Turtle Dove, Indian Ring Dove, Spotted Dove, Emerald Dove, Alexandrine Parakeet, Roseringed Parakeet, lossomheaded Parakeet, Common Hawk, Himalayan Pied Kingfisher, Lesser Pied Kingfisher, Common Kingfisher, Storkbilled Kingfisher, Whitebreasted Kingfisher, Chestnutheaded Beeater, Bluetailed Beeater, Green Beeater, Indian Roller, Broadbilled Roller, Hoopoe, Common Grey Hornbill, Indian Pied Hornbill, Great Pied Hornbill, Great Hill Barbet, Lineated Barbet, Bluethroated Barbet, Crimsonbreasted Barbet, Blacknaped Green Woodpecker, Lesser Goldenbacked Woodpecker, Longtailed Broadbill, Golden Oriole, Blackheaded Oriole, Black Drongo, and more.....Ashy Drongo, Bronzed Drongo, Greyheaded Myna, Rosy Pastor, Common Myna, etc.
Upon arrival in Delhi, our representative will greet you and will drive you to your hotel. Check into the hotel and stay overnight.
On day 2, you will be driven to Corbett National Park which is 270 kms from Delhi. It will take around a day to visit Corbett National Park. Upon arrival, check in to the resort and unwind for some time. Spend evening exploring the town and surroundings near the resort. Return back for the dinner and enjoy overnight stay.
On day 3, you can enjoy the Jungle safari in to Corbett National Park and encounter some magnificent wild animals. Beautifully spread grasslands and forest areas of Corbett welcomes you with pristine winds. Enjoy your visit into the Park and encounter some amazing animals on the way. Visit Bijrani zone for experiencing the visit of some beautiful and unique birds. Drive alongside the Ramganga River and get to see the water birds such as river lapwings, waders, mergansers and other waterfowl. Stay overnight in the jungle resort.
On day4, you will be enjoying the Elephant Safari into the Corbett Park. While riding on the elephant back, you will be able to witness more birds around the jungle and will enjoy more pleasant view of birds. Birds such as Lammergeier, Blue Winged Minla, Puff-throated Babbler and White rumped Shama could be seen. Enjoy your overnight stay in Corbett.
On day 5, you will be driven to Pangot (Nainital) from Corbett which is around 3 hours away. Pangot is a small village which lies in the north-western range of Nainital. Upon arrival at Pangot, check into the wildlife cottage. Spend your evening exploring the village. Enjoy the nature walk in the dense forest and stay overnight in the resort.
While taking the tour around Pangot, you will see a wide range of Himalayan bird species such as Himalayan Griffon, Lammergeier, Blue Winged Minla, Spotted and Slaty-Backed Fork tail, Khalij Pheasant, Rufous-Bellied Woodpecker, and many others. At Pangot and its surrounding areas, almost 150 species of birds have been recorded.
On day 6, enjoy full day birding at Naina Peak, Kilbury & Timla Pani. The Pangot village is a beautiful small village in Nainital wherein you can enjoy the long walks into the dense forest. The birding experience here in Pangot is rewarding and magnificent where you can enjoy watching see crested serpent-eagle, mountain hawk-eagle, Woodpeckers such as brown-fronted, stripe-breasted, rufous-bellied etc. Enjoy your overnight stay in the lodge and spend evening at leisure.
Your tour ends today. Today you will be driven to Delhi via Kathgodaam wherein you can halt and enjoy clicking the beauty and wildlife.