Birding in Himalayan Region

Tour Number

Activity Level

282600


Categories

Adventure / Active, Hiking and Walking, Local Experience, Nature and Wildlife

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.
For Birding you must prepare yourself for jungle and hill walking

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

Hindi (fluent), English (advanced)

Hill Birds of Indian Himalaya


Dharamsala is a hill station located in the Kangra Valley of Himachal Pradesh. Blessed with rhododendrons, oak and coniferous forests, this hill station has a rich habitat for birdlife. Lying in the upper reaches of the Dhouladhair Mountains, this alpine territory is a popular destination among birdwatchers and explorers alike. A paradise of birding spots McLeod Ganj, Naddi village, Guna, Bhated River etc. Dharamsala boasts a rich mix of local and altitudinal migratory birds such as Yellow-footed Green-pigeon, Common Woodshrike, Bay-backed and Long-tailed Shrike, White-eared Bulbul, Red-breasted and Taiga Flycatcher, Yellow-crowned and Indian Pygmy Woodpeckers, Asian Paradise-flycatcher and more.

Itinerary

Day 1: Birding around Galu Cottage. Species: White-capped Water Redstart, Brown Dipper and Little Forktails etc.

Day 2:Birding Around Naddi village, Dal Lake, Bhated River and Guna Devi. Species: Khalij Pheasants, Cheer Pheasant etc.

Day 3: Birding around Triund.

Day 4: Birding Around Illaqua (Glacier) Explore the high altitude forest for Himalayan Monal, Western Tragopan, Himalayan Snowcock etc.

Day 5: Birding around Lahesh Cave to explore Snow Partridge, Alpine Accentors, Hill Partridge etc.

Day 6: After Breakfast departure to Mcleodganj via Triund. Overnight stay at Mcleodganj.

Day 7: After breakfast birding to Tau Tea Gardens, Gamru village, Chola village reaching Indru Nag By the late evening back to Hotel.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Hotel or Airport

End location: Hotel or Airport or Train Station

Duration: 7 days

Transportation

Toyota car will be provided on the main Road heads
Ideal car for 6 Passenger
Air-conditioned

What’s Included

- All Meals
- Supporting Staff
- Birding Guide
- All Camping Equipment's
- Local Transport
- Hiking Pols,Poncho.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

5000 Indian Rupee - - Personal Expenses for Souvenir.

What’s Extra

- Birding Guide Book to the Indian Sub-continent
- Binocular
- Sun Hat
- Sun lotion
- Day Back Pack
- Pen and Note Pad
- Camera

Restrictions

No restrictions as such.

Contact this Guide

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Message Arvind S.

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