Himachal Bird Watching Tour

ROUTE - Delhi – Chandigarh – Narkanda – Sangla – Sarahan – Tirthan Valley – Banjara Valley - Delhi
Duration: 12 Nights / 13 Days

OVERVIEW

Himachal Bird Watching Tour is a wonderful tour for the bird watchers who have good physical health and can walk in high altitude areas. This tour introduces you a visit to spectacular scenic location and at the same time provides you with an immense bird watching experience. Explore some of the major tourist destinations while being in the capital city of India, Delhi. Visit Narkanda stopping en route for birding.

Drive leisurely to Sangla exploring through the incredible gorges of the great Himalayas. Pay a call to Tirthan Valley to explore the major destinations of this place including college, Monal, and Koklas. The birding trip encapsulates an area in Himachal Pradesh which is a birders glory. The high altitude, deep valleys and river basins make this region pleasing and captivating at the same time. The snow-covered huge Himalayan range adds panoramic display while bird watching all over. You can also watch many birds in company of a birding guide. This tour includes the itinerary of 13 days and 12 nights.

DAY 1
ARRIVAL IN DELHI

After arrival at Delhi Airport, meet our DIH representative who’ll escort you to the one of our listed hotels in Delhi. Later you will be taken to the city tour, where you will come across two sides of Delhi. One is ‘The Old Delhi’ and other is ‘New Delhi’. The city tour includes visit to a number of attractions such as The Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Jantar Mantar, India Gate, Raj Ghat, Humayun’s Tomb and Qutub Minar. Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Delhi.

DAY 2
DELHI

After having your breakfast in the morning, leave for a full day sightseeing tour of Delhi. On the 2nd day of the tour, embark on a city tour of Delhi. The major tourist attractions scheduled for the day are Qutab Minar, Red Fort, India Gate, the Jama Masjid, Humanyun Tomb, President’s House, Lotus Temple and Chandni Chowk. In the evening revisit Red Fort to witness the impressive light and sound show. Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Delhi.

DAY 3
DELHI - CHANDIGARH

In the morning drive to Chandigarh from Delhi. On arrival, you will check-in the hotel for relax. Later you will visit Rock garden, Sukhna Lake and Nada Sahib. Visit the Government Museum & Art Gallery in Chandigarh, a place which exhibits a splendid collection of miniature paintings, Gandhara period stone sculptures, coins and decorative arts.Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Chandigarh.

DAY 4
CHANDIGARH - NARKANDA

Morning after breakfast, we will drive to Narkanda, Enroute stopping for birds. Narkanda is a beautiful holiday spot and well known for famous species of birds like large Hawk cuckoo, spotted nut cracker, Asian brown flycatcher & Eurasian blackbird. Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Narkanda.

DAY 5
NARKANDA - SANGLA

Morning after breakfast, drive to Sangla described as one of the gorgeous village in the entire Himalayas and exploring through the breathtaking gorges of the Greater Himalayas. Sangla is a lonely and last village where one can explore the tribal beauty. Upon arrival enjoy the real beauty of snow covered mountains and breathtaking view of Himalayan mountains. Enjoy an overnight stay at the Camp in Sangla Valley.

DAY 6
SANGLA – CHITKUL - SANGLA

Today we will drive down to Chitkul. Chitkul is recognized as one of the most awesome place to visit in Himalayas. Enjoy trekking through lush green mountains located on the bank of Baspa river. Chitkul is the last inhabited village where one can explore the green fields and mountain peaks. Stopping on the way for birding en route. Evening we return back to Sangla. Enjoy an overnight stay at the Camp in Sangla Valley.

DAY 7
SANGLA

Today enjoy the sightseeing tour around Sangla valley. Afternoon we will take you to the Fort Kamru. At the main gate of this fort, a stunning image of Buddha welcomes you. Now a day this fort has been converted into temple that has been dedicated to Kamakshi Devi. Enjoy an overnight stay at the Camp in Sangla Valley.

DAY 8
SANGLA - SARAHAN

Today drive down to Sarahan, a small town which is set amongst the apple orchards that dot the hill sides. Imbibe with nature’s beauty, Sarahan is located on the banks of Sutlej River. Upon arrival, check into your resort in Sarahan. After freshen up visit the famous Bhimkali temple seems to be a Hindu and Buddhist styles. Spend the rest of the day in watching the birds around. Enjoy visits to the Phesant Breeding Centre for more recreation. Enjoy an overnight stay at the resort in Sarahan.

DAY 9
SARAHAN – TIRTHAN VALLEY

Today drive down to Goshaini, a small village tremendously rich in birdlife Enroute visit Jalori pass and Shoja. Shoja is a small halmet known for its unexplored and pristine beauty. Upon arrival, we walk through the forest logging road into pristine pleasant countryside. The major attractions to be captured includes Kaleej, Monal, and Koklas. In the evening leave for Goshaini. Enjoy an overnight stay at the tourist lodge in Tirthan valley.

DAY 10
TIRTHAN VALLEY

Today drive down Tirthan valley is best known for leisure activities like bird watching and fishing. This is the only place which will mesmerize you by natural surroundings of snow clad peaks of Himalayas in India. Enjoy the bird walk towards the Great Himalayan National Park. In the afternoon walk downstream along river Tirthan. One can also enjoy the sunset go down spreading various hues in the sky. Enjoy an overnight stay at the tourist lodge in Tirthan valley.

DAY 11
TIRTHAN VALLEY

Visit to Bahu and Jibhi will give you an excellent opportunity for bird watching along with wildlife. Imbibe as much as you can by visiting these places. Jibhi is the place famous for its healthcare centres. Enjoy an overnight stay at the tourist lodge in Tirthan valley.

DAY 12
TIRTHAN VALLEY – BHUNTER AIRPORT – DELHI (BY FLIGHT)

Early morning drive down to Bhunter airport, Kullu from where you board your flight back to Delhi. Upon arrival at Delhi airport, transfer to your hotel. Evening is free for leisure. Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Delhi.

DAY 13
DEPARTURE FROM DELHI

Spend morning bird watching at the Delhi Zoo – a favorite destination for migrant birds. Relax in the afternoon. Later transfer to the Delhi Airport for your flight back home or towards next destination. The tour ends with the sweet memories with Delightful India Holiday.

Note: This is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific needs. Contact us if you want modifications so that we could tailor a holiday to suit your need for an unforgettable India tour

Inclusion

  • Transportation By AC Car
  • Welcome Drink on Arrival
  • Eve Tea or Coffee with Veg Snacks
  • DJ Dance & Group Dance
  • Morning Hi-Tea Breakfast

Exclusion

  • Meal Expenses
  • Personal Expenses
  • Monument Entrance & Camera Fees
  • Early check-in & late checkout would be “on request”, subject to availability
  • If you want guaranteed early check in / late check out, you need to pay 1-night cost extra.
  • Rates are subject to change based on availability and date of travel
  • Hotel rates are not valid during trade fairs, exhibitions & special events. A surcharge will be levied.
  • Super peak period / Conference/ Holiday season surcharges would apply.
  • Cancellation charges would apply as per company policy. Free cancellation before 15 days arrival after will charge 100%.
  • If require bill then add GST charge as per Government Rules.