Adventure / Active, Hiking and Walking, Local Experience, Nature and Wildlife
Kid Friendly: Yes.
For Birding you must prepare yourself for jungle and hill walking
Maximum travelers: 6
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.
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
Toyota car will be provided on the main Road heads
Ideal car for 6 Passenger
- 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.
- Birding Guide Book to the Indian Sub-continent
- Sun Hat
- Sun lotion
- Day Back Pack
- Pen and Note Pad
No restrictions as such.