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Bird Watching Tour Himachal Pradesh Duration
: 11 Nights and 12 Days
11 Nights and 12 Days
Places Covered :
Delhi - Narkanda - Sangla - Sarahan -
Tirthan Valley - Banjar Valley
Arrival in New Delhi before or after midnight. Overnight at the hotel.
Keep the morning free for some bird watching at the Okhla Barrage. Afternoon
sightseeing tour of Capital city of India, visiting India Gate, Qutab Minar &
Humayun’s tomb and driving past the President's House. Overnight at the hotel.
Take a train to Chandigarh (4 hrs) from Delhi in the morning and then transfer
to Narkanda (6 hrs) stopping en-route for birding. Overnight at the hotel.
Morning drive to Sangla (29,00m/ 6 hrs) through the breathtaking gorges of the
Greater Himalayas. Enjoy a evening bird walk at Sangla. Overnight in tents.
Drive leisurely towards Chitkul (2 hr.) stopping for birding enrooted. Chitkul
is the last inhabited village surrounded by green fields and high mountain
peaks. Return to Sangla in the evening. Overnight in tents.
Take bird walks around Sangla and fort Kamru. Overnight in tents.
Drive to Sarahan (1,920m/4 hrs) a beautiful village surrounded by apple
orchards and dominated by Srikhand Mahadev peak (5,155m). which resembles a
Shivlinga and is famous for Bhimakali temple. Spend the Rest of the day bird
watching and pay a visit to the Phesant Breeding Centre. Overnight at the hotel.
Departure to Goshaini (8 hr., 3,000m) via Jalori pass & Shoja. Shoja, a small
village at an altitude of over 8,000 feet. The access to Shoja winds through
thick forests, alpine trees, which provide an untouched habitat. Arrival over
here at the lunch hour; later on take a walk on the forest logging road into
pristine Pheasant countryside. The Pheasants attractions seen here include Monal,
Kaleej and Koklas. Continue back towards Goshaini. Overnight in a tourist lodge
Morning bird walk towards the Great Himalayan National Park and afternoon
downstream walk along river Tirthan. Overnight in a tourist lodge at Tirthan.
& Banjar Valley
Pay a day visit to Bahu and Jibhi for bird watching. Overnight in a tourist
lodge at Tirthan.
Drive to Bhunter (3 hr.) From Tirthan to catch a flight to Delhi in the morning.
Arrive Delhi and transfer to the hotel.
Morning bird watching at the Delhi Zoo. Spend the afternoon at leisure. Transfer
to the airport for onward journey.
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