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Pheasant Photography




Day-1: Kathgodam station to Pangot (Meal: Lunch & Dinner) Today is the kickstart of your Pheasant Photography Tour. Our representative will receive you at Kathgodam station from where you will be heading towards your respective accommodation. In the evening our naturalist will take you for a short birding trail in the surrounding region. Besides crossing path with the flocks of Red-billed blue magpie, White-throated Laughingthrush, Rusty-cheeked scimitar babbler, Great Barbet, White-tailed Nuthatch, Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch, and Long-tailed Minivet, you can lay eyes at the beautiful congregation of Khalij pheasant. Overnight stay in Pangot


Day-2: Pangot (Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Today with a break of dawn you will make way to Cheer Point, one of the notable sites in this Pheasant Photography Tour. Tucked away in the unspoilt surroundings of the Himalayas, Cheer Point is named after the critically endangered Cheer Pheasant who calls this scenic place as one of its last surviving grounds on this planet. The place is also a humble abode for the shy and gorgeous Koklass Pheasant, and give fantastic sight of beautiful Green-tailed Sunbird, Mountain Hawk Eagle, White Browed Shrike- Babbler, and Bar-tailed Treecreeper, Himalayan Woodpecker, Rufous-bellied Woodpecker, Grey Headed Woodpecker, Brown-fronted Woodpecker, Grey-headed Warbler, Common Rosefinch, etc. Overnight stay in Pangot


Day-3: Visit Sattal (Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Today you will be driving towards Sattal, a sleepy hamlet in Kumaon which has derived its name from the seven freshwater lakes that ring this picturesque place. The place is one of India's wonderful hotspot for birdwatching. Navigating through its virgin forests and pristine lakes will make you unlock the undisturbed bird colonies of Rufous-throated partridge, Red-billed leiothrix, Long-tailed broadbill, Crested Kingfisher, slaty-backed Forktail, Blue-throated Barbet, Hill Patridge, Siberian Rubythroat, Black-headed Jay, Eurasian Jay, etc. In the late afternoon, you will make way to Corbett National Park for a night stay. Overnight stay in Pangot


Day-4: Pangot to Corbett National Park (Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Today morning after breakfast you will be going for the morning jeep safari in the buffer zone of this mystical wildlife sanctuary. The jeep safari will not only uncoil the majestic turf of Bengal Tigers but will also make you sight an array of mammals and birds who call the national park as their humble abode such as Asian Leopard, Asian Elephant, Ibisbill, Great Hornbill, Grey Hornbill, Sloth Bear, Pallas's Fish Eagle, Wallcreeper, Tawny Fish Owl, etc. Overnight stay in Corbett


Day-5: Today is the last day of the tour, after breakfast, you will check out from the hotel for the onwards journey to Ramnagar station.


Following are the bird species you will come across during the birding trail-


Cheer Pheasant, Koklass Pheasant, Khalij Pheasant, Crested Serpent-eagle, Mountain Hawk-eagle, Woodpeckers such as Brown-fronted, Stripe Breasted, Rufous-bellied etc. Thrushes such as Dark- throated, Mistle etc. Striated Prinia can be see in the terraced fields. Warblers such as Tickell's Leaf-warbler, Greenish, Golden-spectacled, Grey-hooded. Flycatchers such as Asian Brown, Rusty Tailed, Ultramarine, Verditer, Tickell's Blue, Rufous-bellied Niltava etc., Orange-flanked Bush Robin, Blue-capped Redstart Laughingthrushes such as White-throated, Striated & Streaked, Chestnut-crowned etc. Look for Accentor, Upland Pipit, Blue Winged Minla, Whiskered Yuhina etc. Slaty-headed & Red-breasted Parakeet, Grey Bushchat, Long-tailed & Grey-backed Shrike, Common Kestrel, Besra, Chestnut Bellied Rock Thrush, Rufous Throated & Hill Partridge, Red-Billed Leiothrix, Siberian Rubythroat


Tour Inclusion:

Accommodation for 3 nights in Pangot
Accommodation for 1 night in Corbett
Meals as per the itinerary
Expert Naturalist
Guided birding for 04 days
1 Wildlife safari at Corbett National Park
Dedicated vehicle for 05 days
All Taxes

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