12 Days Birding Tour in Rajasthan






Rajasthan being a tropical heaven attracts numerous migration birds during winter. Apart from the migration birds, numerous swamps and diverse landscape promote bird population in the country making Rajasthan, a better place for bird watching. The itinerary of 12 Days Bird Watching Tour is covering top bird watching spots and sanctuary in the Rajasthan.

Tour Itinerary :-

Day 01 : Arrival at Delhi

After arrival at International Airport/Railway Station in Delhi, Rajasthan Adventure Tour  Representatives and our bird guide will greet and assist you to transfer to the hotel. Spend rest of the day in comforts at hotel. Dinner and overnight stay will be at hotel.

Day 02 :  Delhi – Bharatpur ( Birding Tour Start ) 200 km/ 5 hrs. 20 min)

After morning breakfast check out from hotel and  drive to Bharatpur as a part of Rajasthan Birding Tour Packages. Upon arrival in Bharatpur  transfer to the  hotel. In the evening, visit the famous Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. Formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, the Keoladeo National Park is recognised as one of the world’s most important bird breeding and feeding grounds. It originated in as a royal hunting reserve during the 1850s and was a game reserve for Maharajas and the British. . Dinner and overnight stay will be at hotel

Day 04 :  Bharatpur – Sariska  (  150 km/ 2 hrs. 40 min )

This morning after breakfast check out from hotel and straight toward drive to Sariska. On arrival check in to the hotel. Day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 06 :  Sariska National Park – Ranthambore (  200 km/ 4 hrs. 40 min )

This morning toward drive to the  Ranthambore. Ranthambore is popularly known as the Tiger reserve of the north-west, but one is surprised to find that Ranthambore is also a sustainable habitat for migratory birds that arrive during the winters, courtesy the large water bodies in the park and around area. Apart from the migratory birds the resident birds of Ranthambore are a sight to treasure. The reserve is home to over 300 species of birds. The most important birds in Ranthambore include’s Indian courser, Painted spurfowl, Indian skimmer, quails, larks, pipits, prinias,Graylag Goose, Woodpeckers, Indian Gray Hornbills, Common Kingfishers, Bee Eaters, Cuckoos, Parakeets, Asian Palm Swift, Owl, Nightjars, Pigeon, Dove, spoonbills, kingfishers, quails, storks, geese, Crakes, Snipes, Sandpipers, Gulls, Terns, Great Crested Grebe, Eagles, Darters, Cormorants, Egrets, Herons, Bitterns, Flamingos, Ibis, Pelicans, Storks, Pittas, Shrikes, Treepies, Crows, Orioles, Cuckoo-Shrikes, Minivets, Drongos, Flycatchers, Ioras, Wood Shrikes, Pipits, Bayas, Sparrows, Finches, Wagtails, Munias, Bulbul, Mynas, Falcons,grey legged goose, pintails, and shell ducks etc. On arrival check in to the hotel.

Day 07 :   Ranthambore – Chittorgarh  (  300 km/ 5 hrs. 55 min )

This morning finish your breakfast and drive to Chittorgarh, on arrival check in to the Hotel/Resort, after check in time at leisure. Evening enjoy near the lake and visit bird species, and floral species, on sun set time and visit-  Ashy-crowned Sparrow-Lark,  Red-rumped Swallow,  Grey Wagtail,  Olive backed Pipit,  Black-headed Cuckooshrike, Large Cuckooshrike,  Small Minivet,  Red-vented Bulbul,  Common Iora,  Long-tailed Shrike,  Southern Grey-Shrike, Common Woodshrike,  White-browed Fantail,  Indian Robin, Oriental Magpie-Robin,  Black Redstart,  Pied Bushchat,  Red-breasted Flycatcher,  Tickell’s blue Flycatcher, Verditer Flycatcher,  Yellow-eyed Babbler,  Common Babbler,  Large Grey Babbler,  Jungle Babbler,  Common Tailorbird,  Grey-breasted Prinia,  Ashy Prinia,  Oriental Whiteye,  Tickell’s Leaf Warbler, Greenish Warbler, Sulphur-bellied Warbler,  Lesser Whitethroat,  Orphean Warbler,  Great Tit,  Purple Sunbird,  Crested Bunting,  Red-Headed Bunting,  House Sparrow,  Chestnut-shouldered Petronia,  Black Drongo, White-bellied Drongo,  Brahminy Starling,  Asian Pied Starling,  Common Myna,  Bank Myna,  House crow, Indian Jungle Crow,  Rufous Treepie,  Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel/Resort

Day 08 :   Chittorgarh –Sitamata Bird Sanctuary  day Excursion  (  100 km/ 2 hrs. 35 min )  

Sitamata Bird sanctuary  was once a splendid teak forest under the erstwhile Pratapgarh state and had seen better days with tigers, leopards, sambhar, cheetal, four-horned antelope all in good numbers in the sanctuary.  According to local people , the forest was so dense that the sunlight never reached the forest floor. Now the forest lies degraded and most of the teak has been cut and sold in the illegal market, only few old trees remain. In the fringes, the texture is more of a scrub rather than a dry decidous forest. The inside areas are slightly better off with some big trees still remaining. The forest is said to be very rich in medicinal plants and herbs.  It is also a good place to see the pagolin.  Little Grebe,Little Cormorant, Little EgretCattle Egret, Pond Heron, Woolly-necked Stork, Black Ibis, Northern Shoveled, Northern Pintail, Black-shouldered Kite, Black Kite, Shikra, Oriental Honey Buzzard, Crested Serpent Eagle, White-eyed Buzzard,  Steppe Eagle, Egyptian Vulture,  Jungle Bush-quail,Grey Junglefowl (calling), Indian Peafowl, Grey Francolin, River Tern,. Rock Pigeon,. Spotted Dove,. Eurasian Collared Dove,. Laughing Dove, Yellow-footed Green Pigeon (T.p.chlorigaster), Plum-headed Parakeet, Rose-ringed Parakeet,. Sirkeer Malkoha, Greater Coucal,. Barn Owl, Spotted Owlet, Mottled Wood-Owl, Grey Nightjar (Caprimulgus indicus), Savanna Nightjar (Caprimulgus affinis), Indian Nightjar (Caprimulgus asiaticus),House Swift, Dusky Crag-Martin, White-throated Kingfisher,. Common Kingfisher ,Little Green Bee-eater, Grey Hornbill, Coppersmith Barbet,. Brown-headed Barbet, Streak-throated Woodpecker,. Black-rumped Flameback, White-naped Woodpecker, Yellow-fronted Pied Woodpecker, Indian Bushlark. After spotting back to padmavati lake resort. Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel/Resort,

Day 09 :   Chittorgarh – Sansari    (  200 km/ 2hrs. 15 min )

After morning breakfast  drive to Sansari, Sansari the hill station in Rajasthan. And it is a good palace for birding and specially for Green Avadavat or Green Munia, is also famous among birders in India for sighting green avadavad, a beautiful bird of Estrildidae family.On Arrival Check in at Rustic Adventure camp. Dinner and overnight stay at camp.

Day 10 :   Sansari  day excursion for birding. (Todgarh Raoli Wildlife Sanctuary )

It is one of the larger and lesser known sanctuaries of Rajasthan and has a great potential for ecotourism, Nature loving tourists can view a variety of birds, animals, and plant life.

This morning after breakfast proceed for full day birding tour. If  are lucky then we can see  Avadavat, or Green Munia foraging on ground just outskirt of this rout  and watch, observ  these beautiful birds. Rufous Treepie (Dendrocitta vagabunda), Rose-Ringed Parakeets (Psittacula krameri)., Black-Rumped Flameback (Dinopium benghalense), Jungle Babblers (Turdoides striatus), White-Bellied Drongo (Dicrurus caerulescens), Brown Rock-Chat (Cercomela fusca),   Indian Grey Hornbill (Ocyceros birostris) , Red Vented Bulbul (Pycnonotus cafer), Peacock, Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus), Plain Prinia (Prinia inornata),  Packed lunch at  Jombhu mata,  Evening back to Camp. Dinner and Over night stay at camp.

Day 11 :   Sansari  day excursion To Bheelberi  for birding  

After morning breakfast drive to Inside the sanctuary in Bhagora forest block there is waterfall of height 55 meter probably highest waterfalls in Aravalli range. The waterfall can be seen in the rainy season. Roosting long billed vultures and numerous rock beehives on the cliffs just near to it can also be watched. Bheelberi can be approached by jeeps through a 4 KM nature trail. Here watch, observ  these beautiful birds – Common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis), Indian Roller (Coracias benghalensis), Crested kingfisher  (Megaceryle lugubris), Crested serpent eagle (Spilornis cheela), House Sparrow (Passer domesticus), Green Bee- Eater (Merops orientalis),  Huming bird (Trochilidae), Shrike (Laniidae), Bull-headed shrike (Lanius bucephalus), Great grey shrike ( Lanius excubitor). Packed lunch At Bheelberi, Evening back to camp, Dinner and overnight stay at camp.

Day 12 :   Sansari To Udaipur / Jodhpur  ( Departure )

Today early morning breakfast and straight towards drive to Udaipur / Jodhpur Airport / Railway Station for your onward journey.

Note: – Rates are not valid during New year and Christmas Day period, festive rates valid as per hotel policy.

Total Tour Cost On :- /- for Per Person

TOUR COST INCLUDES :-

  • Team Size: Min 2 and maximum 6.
  • This birding tour includes transportation from Hotel to hotel,
  • Breakfast, lunch and knowledgable, English speaking birding guide.
  • Refreshment during break ( Soft drinks, cookies, Chips and fresh fruits)

TOUR COST EXCLUDES :-

  • Any Domestic or international flight tickets
  • Monuments or Sightseeing entry fees
  • Still Video Camera fess.
  • Tips and Gratitude
  • Travel insurance
  • Any hard and Soft Drink at hotel