JEWEL OF THE FORESTfrom
The perfect weekend getaway, venture on a quest in search of the little jewel of the forests, the Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher.
Activity Level Easy
Accomodation Type Cozy
The arrival of monsoon in the Indian Sub Continent breathes life into the forests. With the advent of rains it is time for the Oriental Dwarf Kingfishers to migrate up North, where they would breed in the following days. The breeding season of these species is from July to September in southwest India. These dwarf sized kingfishers are blessed with beauty. A bird which can be described as a riot of colors, it is always a treat for birdwatchers to see and photograph the Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher. A perfect weekend getaway for birding and wildlife enthusiasts, we provide you with the best opportunities to see and photograph the species. Join now for an experience of a lifetime!
- Stay in Comfortable Property.
- All Meals.
- 4 Birding Sessions.
- GW Mentor.
- Bottled Water During Road Travel and Stay.
- Alcoholic Beverages & Soft Drinks.
- All Applicable Taxes.
- Things Which are Not Mentioned in Inclusions.
Departure from Pune early in the morning by 04:00 hrs. We will reach our location around 08:00 hrs. Post breakfast we will commence with our first birding session, we will try to find the beautiful Indian Pitta. After the session we will have lunch followed by time to rest. In the evening we will begin our search for the Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher. Evening session followed by dinner and overnight stay.
Our search for the Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher continues. A birding session early in the morning, followed by breakfast. Post breakfast we will try our luck in search of the Crested Treeswift. Post the session we will have lunch. In the evening, another session to photograph the Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher after which we will depart for Pune.
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All our birding tours are led by experienced birding mentors, thus offering the best bird watching opportunities. The major attraction would be the Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher, other species that can be seen are Indian Pitta, Crested Tree Swift, Orange Headed Ground Thrush and much more.
The accommodations for the tour would be provided on a double/multiple sharing basis unless otherwise opted for.
Anybody who is fond of wildlife or is a first timer are welcome. It is apt for anybody who wishes to experience this journey. Children of any age group, accompanied by adults can be a part of the safaris. For a detailed inquiry you can always ask our experts for advice.
We pride in being experts in wildlife for over a decade and hence traveling with us is stress free, fun oriented, interactive and knowledge based. You will surely return home as a better wildlifer!
Open jeep safaris & even nature trails conducted by us follow the highest safety standards, and we take all necessary precautions involved. We respect the wild animals and their comfort, and keep adequate distance while photographing them. However its worthy of noting, that being cautious goes a long way in preventing any mishaps.
Apart from the stays in Forest Rest Houses; food menu is usually tailor made according to the group. Veg food is available at all locations, and Jain food can be arranged for if informed at the time of booking.