Birding and Wildlife Tours in Himalayan Foothills and Great Western Himalayas

The Corbett National Park is located in the Terai region of the state of Uttar Pradesh. Situated in the foothils of the Himalayas, the park spans over an area of 1200 sq. km, at an elevation of 400-1200 meters. The Ramganga River flows through the park along with numerous little forest streams. The forest is predominately covered by sal trees on the higher ridges. Mixed deciduous forests are found throughout the park.

Birding and Wildlife Tours of Western Ghats

Western Ghats span from Southern tip of Gujarat till Kerala all along the western border of India, are some one of the biodiversity hotspots of world. Highly rich in endemic flora and fauna, the Western Ghats are always enchanting for nature lovers, birders and wildlife photographers.

Birding and Wildlife Tours of Gujarat

Gujarat is the western most state of India. Having the longest coast line of 1600 kms, vast semi-arid deserts in more than 35000sq km in the Rann of Kutch , grasslands, numerous wetlands, mountain ranges of Aravalis and western ghats and scrub forests of Saurastha region ; Gujarat is rich in flora and fauna. For birders and Wildlife photographers it is a paradise. Having more than 500 species of birds Gujarat is a home to nearly 50% of India’s total avifaunal diversity. One can see some critically endangered species like Great Indian Bustard, Forest Owlet, Indian Vulture, White Rumped Vulture, Red headed vulture, Sociable lapwing and many more endangered, near threatened and vulnerable species of birds. The open landscapes provide amazing opportunities for photographers. Gujarat is also home to some unique mammals like Asiatic Wild Ass and Asiatic Lion which can not be seen anywhere else in the world in their natural habitat.  Apart from these mammals some of the mammals on must watch list are Blackbucks, Indian gazelle, Striped hyena, Desert and Indian Fox, Indian Grey Wolf, Honey Badger, Sloth bear and many more small mammals.

Birding and Wildlife Tours of North East India

Northeast India is the easternmost region of comprises eight states – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura. The Siliguri Corridor in West Bengal, with a width of 21 to 40 kilometers connects the North Eastern Region with East India.

Birding and Wildlife Tours of Ladakh

Covering the great Himalayas and the trans Himalayan ranges, Ladakh is a totally different world on this planet. The barren mountain ranges with sparse vegetation, beautiful valleys and magnificent rivers like Indus and Zanskar create a very unique habitat, which supports some unique wildlife. The drives through these wildernesses are so rejuvenating that any nature lover will fall in love with this place.

Birding and Wildlife Tours of Bhutan

Bhutan, known as the land of the Thunder Dragon, is a quaint, quiet, and scenically spectacular country with a strong conservation ethic rooted in ancient Buddhist traditions. Vast areas of unspoiled forest still cover the Himalayan foothills, which spread over much of the country. Bhutan has a wealth of birds, but as yet we have only a limited knowledge of their occurrence, distribution, and status. Bhutan covered an area of 46,500km2 and has a small population of 700,000 inhabitants. Lying in the eastern Himalayas, Bhutan is almost completely mountainous and must be one of the more rugged countries in the world. Slopes are steep and altitudes vary from 150m to 7500m. Bhutan has a diverse avifauna: 616 species have been recorded and many more are likely to be found. The country’s great range in altitude and topography produces a wide range of climatic conditions. Bhutan can be divided into three climatic zones: Subtropical, mid-montane, and Alpine.

Birding and Wildlife Tours of Andaman

Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a paradise for birding and bird photography because of its abundant, unique and endemic birdlife. Andaman and Nicobar Islands have two areas declared as Endemic bird Areas.  Over twenty species of birds are endemic to either Andaman or Nicobar or both the islands. Only a small number of islands are allowed for tourists to visit so maximum seventeen species can be sighted.