Bharatpur – Chambal Birding Expedition
3 N / 4 Days
About Bharatpur – Chambal Birding Expedition
A UNESCO Heritage Site Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary is well known for being a birding hotspot. The destination comprises large reservoirs, shallow waterbodies, lakes, marshlands, and small forests. It is home to over 300 avian species that include: the mustached warbler, dusky warbler, ruby throat, Lesser Whistling Duck, Sarus Crane, plum-headed parakeet, Bar-headed Goose, Ferruginous pochard, Marbled Teal, Common Crane, Wigeon, Gadwall, Baer’s Pochard, Greater Scaup, Tufted duck, Baikal Teal, Yellow Legged Button Quail, Barred Button Quail, Mallard, Pintail snipe, Common snipe, Common Quail, Indian eagle, Blue Tailed Barbet, Blue Cheeked Barbet, Grey Bellied Hawk Cuckoo, Common Cuckoo, Sirkeer Malkoha, Alpine Swift, Short Eared Owl, Oriental Scops Owl, Brown Hawk Owl, Dusky eagle owl, Pale Backed Pigeon, Demoiselle crane, Red collared dove, Water rail, Brown crake, Greater spotted eagle, Brown Capped Pigmy Woodpecker, Yellow Crowned Pigmy Woodpecker, Bonelli’s Eagle, Honey buzzard, Steppe Eagle, Tawny eagle, Marble Teal, Black francolin, Chestnut bellied sandgrouse, Pintail snipe, Jack snipe, Black tailed godwit, Eurasian Curlew, Pheasant and Bronze winged Jacana, Red necked phalarope, Pacific golden plover, Baillon’s crake, Watercock, Grey nightjar, Long-tailed nightjar, and Peregrine Falcon to name a few. The magical realm of birds is home to deer, foxes, hyenas, and jackals as well. Chambal is a river sanctuary that is home to amazing avians like the Indian skimmer, whiskered tern, sand lark, Bonelli’s eagle, Tawny owl, Brown fish owl, Marsh harrier, chestnut bellied sandgrouse, Long-legged buzzard, Indian skimmer, Booted eagle, Pallas gull, Eurasian Wigeon, Gadwall, Northern shoveler, Mallard, Garganey ,Ferruginous Pochard, Red crested pochard, Common Shelduck, Comb Duck, Common Quail, Rain Quail, Rock bush quail, Painted Francolin, Greater flamingo, Lesser flamingo, Great crested grebe, Yellow Footed green pigeon, painted sandgrouse, Chestnut bellied sandgrouse, Savanna nightjar, Common Koel, Grey bellied cuckoo, Pied avocet, Kentish plover, Lesser sand plover, Long billed plover, River lapwing, Ruff, Terek sandpiper, Common redshank, Brown headed gull, Lesser black backed gull, Little tern, Caspian tern, Black bellied tern, Booted eagle, Pallid Harrier, Northern goshawk, Eurasian buzzard, Rock eagle owl, Black rumped flameback, Red necked falcon, White-tailed lapwing, and many more astounding number of avian species. , Chambal is known for its motorboat rides organized by birding companies and for gharial, marsh crocodiles, fishes, and turtles. It is a long stretch of the Chambal River that attracts tourists and bird watchers from all over the World.
Day 1: Arrival at Mathura Junction – Transfer to Resort at Bharatpur – Evening Birding Session
Welcome to your exciting birding tour! Our team will be at Mathura Junction to pick you up upon your arrival. We will then drive to the beautiful resort in Bharatpur, where you can freshen up and enjoy a delicious lunch. In the afternoon, you can relax and get acquainted with the other members of the group. In the evening, we will embark on a birding session, and we guarantee that you will be thrilled to see an array of avian species in Bharatpur. We will then enjoy a delightful dinner before retiring for the night. Meals provided will be lunch and dinner.
Day 2: Guided Birding Sessions
On the second day, we will continue our birding adventure and search for both local and migratory bird species in Bharatpur. You will be guided by expert bird guides who will help you capture breathtaking photos of these majestic creatures. We will break for lunch at the centre point in Bharatpur, where you can relish a tasty meal. The evening is reserved for a sumptuous dinner and rest, and you can look forward to another exciting day ahead. Meals provided will be breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Day 3: Bharatpur Birding – Chambal Boating (Gharial Crocodile Sighting)
We will begin the day with another bird-watching session in Bharatpur. Later in the day, we will embark on an exciting Chambal boat ride to spot the Gharial Crocodile. This is a unique opportunity to witness these creatures in their natural habitat, and we promise that you will have an unforgettable experience. We will then conclude the day with a delicious dinner and overnight stay at the hotel. Meals provided will be breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Day 4: Morning Birding Session – Check out – Transfer to Jaipur Airport
On our final day of the birding tour, we will start with a morning birding session on a boat with a local guide at the Chambal River. After discovering an array of exciting bird species, we will check out of the hotel. Guests will then depart for Mathura Junction or Jaipur Airport, marking the end of the birding tour. We hope that you had a wonderful time and enjoyed the exotic destinations that you visited. Meals provided will be breakfast and lunch.
Thank you for choosing our services, and we look forward to seeing you again soon!
Dress Code Casual: Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, a hat, and a light jacket.
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- Resort Stay
- Lifelong Memories
- Tons of Smiles
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