The Kumaon Himalayas is one of the best places for bird watchers, because of the rarity and variety of birds that are spotted amongst the highest peaks and valleys of the world. Kumaon destination is probably the brightest example of Himalayan birding, acting as a wonderful base for bird watchers who feel a peck of delight at the sight of these flapping beauties.
This tour takes you to the best birding and wildlife locations of the North including a visit to the Corbett National Park. Birding hotspots like Pangot, Sattal, Munsiyari, Kausani, and Binsar are rife with bird species of the north and harbor many endemics as well.
It is, however, birding that makes Kumaon is a bird lover’s paradise. Due to it’s untouched and unpolluted environ, coupled with the beautiful forests of rhododendrons, deodars, and pine, this Destinations as well as the surrounding areas are home to a number of Himalayan bird species.
The Himalayas are the crowning glory of India, and home to many endemic as well as migratory birds. Most of the Himalayan birds are rarely found elsewhere in the country and are well adapted to the Himalayan altitude and climate. Kumaon Destinations is perfect for birding and to explore the bird species that are very specific to the Himalaya.
There are a varied number of exotic and amazing bird species are found here. It is estimated that about 2240 different bird species are found around this region which has also been declared as an Important Bird Area.
The bird species that has often been voted as the most beautiful bird, the Himalayan Monal. This beautifully colored petite bird is a delight to sore eyes. Other birds that can be seen, include the Snow Patridge, Himalayan Griffon, Himalayan Swiftlet, Mountain Hawk-eagle, Grey-headed woodpeckers, Himalayan Bluetail, Blue Whistling Thrush, Rufous Breasted Accentor and the Himalayan Buzzard amongst many others.
The Kalij Pheasants, Kocklass pheasants, Russets sparrows, spotted doves, and grey Bushcat is commonly found here. However, it is the Blue-whistling Thrush that is seen around almost all water sources in the area.
Day and night are contrasting where the mornings are music to the ears of songbirds, babblers, and calls from the pheasants and barbets. The nights, on the contrary, are exceptionally silent and the only sound that can be heard at times is lone the call of the sambhar or barking deer.
Other birds that are seen include the Grey-crested tits, Chestnut-bellied rock thrush, Himalayan vulture, White-collared bluebird, Rufous-bellied Woodpecker, Himalayan woodpecker, Mistle thrush, White-throated laughing thrushes, Black-headed Jay, Black-faced warbler, Pygmy Wren Babbler, Golden eagle, Fire-capped tit, Bush-robin, Yellow-rumped Honeyguide and many more.
However, Kumaon Destinations is famous for its lush green meadows, forests and splendid views are the most refreshing and rejuvenating spot for not only bird-watchers but also trekkers and nature lovers. It is amazing and mesmerizing landscape and views. If one is lucky, besides the much coveted Himalayan Monal the endangered Himalayan Tahr can also be spotted in the valley.
Visit Kumaon for stunning locales, exotic bird species, gorgeous trekking tales and soothing green carpets of meadows and evergreen forests in clusters. But, mainly it is the Himalayan birds that fly away with the larger share of wonderment and fascination.
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Departure/Return- Delhi to Delhi
- The pristine Himalayas.
- Excellent Birding & Photography.
- Great Food.
- Himalayan road trips.
- Short walks and hikes.
- Ever-changing landscape.
- Sightseeing and local lifestyle.
- Tiger Safari.
Itinerary of bird tour
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Day 02: Delhi to Pangot
Day 03: Pangot
Day 04: Pangot to Sattal
Day 05: Sattal to Binsar
Day 06: Binsar to Munsiyari
Day 07: Munsiyari
Day 08: Munsiyari
Day 09: Munsiyari
Day 10: Munsiyari to Kausani
Day 11: Kausani
Day 12: Kausani to Corbett
Day 13: Corbett
Day 14: Corbett to Delhi
Day 15: Departure
Tour concludes with Happy Memories!
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