This tour takes you to the best birding and wildlife sites of the North including the Corbett National Park, which is the first National Park of India. The park holds a plethora of mammal and bird species. One may expect to see mammals like Tiger, Leopard, Muntjac, Fishing Cat, Sambar Deer, and Chital. The park is also home to birds like Lesser Fish Eagle, Cinereous Vulture, Pallas’s Fish Eagle, Tawny Fish and Spot-bellied Eagle Owls, Great Slaty Woodpecker, Ibisbill, Wallcreeper, Hodgson’s Bushchat, Golden-headed Cisticola, Rosy Minivet and White-tailed Rubythroat to name a few.
Pangot is a birding paradise. Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas the entire region is covered in thick Deodar forests which prove to be an ideal hangout hotspot for birds. One can see a variety of Himalayan species such as Himalayan Vulture, Blue-winged Minla, Spotted & Slaty-backed Forktails, Rufous-bellied Woodpecker, Rufous-bellied Niltava, Kalij Pheasant, a variety of thrushes etc. Almost 250 bird species have been recorded at Pangot and the surrounding areas.
Sattal is unique for its biodiversity and ecological amplitude. It has 150 species of resident and migratory birds, 20 species of mammals, over 525 species of butterflies and over 11,000 species of moths, beetles, bugs and other insects. A combined tour of Pangot-Sattal is appropriate for the best birding experience. Commonly found birds are Green-tailed Sunbird, Griffon Vulture, Stork-billed Kingfisher, Red-billed Blue Magpie, Grey-capped Pygmy Woodpecker, Lesser Yellownape, kingfishers, Blue-throated and brown-headed barbets, Lineated barbet, golden-throated barbet, Coppersmith Barbet, and Plum-headed and Slaty-headed Parakeets.
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.|
Day 01: Delhi to Corbett
Day 02: Corbett National Park
Day 03: Corbett to Pangot
Day 04: Pangot
Day 05: Pangot
Day 06: Pangot to Sat Tal
Day 07: Sat Tal
Day 08: Sat Tal to Delhi