Quite well known as Bharatpur of Maharashtra, this dusty town becomes a birdwatcher’s paradise during winters.
Activity Level Easy
Accomodation Type Cozy
Bhigwan is a small dusty town on the border of Pune and Solapur district in Central Maharashtra, India. It is located on the Pune – Solapur highway around 105 kilometers from Pune, on the backwaters of Ujani Dam built on the Bhima River. In recent years, Bhigwan has transformed itself into a hot tourist destination especially for wildlife photographers and bird watchers it hosts tourists from all over the country today. What makes Bhigwan special are the thousands of Greater Flamingos that inhabit the fertile waters. The vast shallow expanse of water makes it one of Maharashtra’s best wetlands. Bhigwan today boasts of hosting more than 260 bird species.
- Homestay For 2 Nights On Twin Sharing/Multiple Sharing Basis.
- All Meals During The Homestay.
- 2 Boat Rides.
- 1 Night Trail.
- GW Mentor.
- Bottled Water During The Stay.
- Alcoholic Beverages & Soft Drinks.
- Tips & Gratuities.
- All Applicable Taxes.
Depart for Bhigwan from respective abodes. Reach Bhigwan in time for lunch, after a sumptuous lunch and a quick orientation session, we depart for the sunset boat ride, in order to see the Greater Flamingos poised against the setting sun. After having dinner at 08:00 hrs, we leave for our night trail, here we have chances to see the Indian Nightjars, Indian Chameleons and various Geckos. Overnight homestay at Bhigwan.
Followed by an early morning wake up call, we leave for our sunrise boat ride at 06:00 hrs, here we have chances to see Greater Flamingos along with various other migratory bird species that are found here in plenty. After having a hearty breakfast, depart for our respective abodes by 10:30 hrs.
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- What to expect when in Bhigwan?
Bhigwan promises to be a perfect weekend getaway for birding and wildlife enthusiasts. The rich avifaunal diversity of migratory bird found here makes it a hotspot for wildlife photographers and birding enthusiasts in winters.
- What is the usual sharing for accommodation?
The accommodations are always on a twin sharing or multiple sharing basis unless otherwise opted for.
- Who all can be a part of this tour?
Bhigwan can be visited by anybody who is fond of wildlife or is a first timer.Children of any age group can be a part of the safaris. It can provide to be a perfect weekend getaway for one and all. For a detailed inquiry you can always ask our experts for advice.
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