7 Day Gujarat Birding

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This wildlife tour will bring you face to face with the unique birds of arid but welcoming state of Gujarat. Prepare to be mesmerized by sheer colour and thrills of the wildlife safari deep into the jungles.

 



HIGHLIGHTS

  • Enjoy the beautiful forests and get acquainted with the rare and colourful birds

 

  • Enjoy a guided tour with the guide telling myths and characteristics of these local exotic birds.

 

  • Get mesmerized by the stunning great and Lower Rann of Kutch

Day by Day plan

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  • Day 1: Blackbuck National Park, Velavadar

    Our representative will collect you from the airport and transfer to Blackbuck national park in Velavadar (50 mins drive). A guided morning and evening safari with safety precautions taken for your benefit will be arranged for you.

     

    Deep in the jungle, you will come across the major highlights of the Gujarati forests like the spectacular blackbucks, wolves, Macqueen's bustards, hyenas and lesser floricans, with foxes, jackals and jungle cats. Among the colourful and amazing birds, sandgrouse  and larks are seen in fair numbers. According to Roger Geoffrey Clarke, the British harrier-expert, the harrier roost found at the park is one of the largest in the world.

     

  • Day 2: Khijadiya National Park.

    After a hearty breakfast, our representative will transfer you to Jamnagar. After lunch, proceed for the first birding session at Khijadiya national park. 

     

    The key highlights here are the Black-necked Stork, Great Crested Grebe, Shikra, Indian Spotted Eagle, Black-winged Kite, Brahminy Kite, Pheasant-tailed Jacana, Grey Francolin, Knob-billed Duck and many other birds.

     

     

  • Day 3: Jamnagar

    Morning and evening birding sessions around Khijadiya, Marine National park and surrounding areas of Jamnagar. Your guide will decide the day to day schedule based on the sightings and your species wish list.

     

    Overnight stay will be at Jamnagar.

     

  • Day 4: Great Rann of Kutch

    After an early breakfast transfer to the Great Rann of Kutch. After lunch head out for the first-afternoon safari in the Naliya grasslands.  

     

    The main attractions will be the Grey Hypocolius, Sociable Lapwing, Indian Fox, Desert Warbler and so on.

     

  • Day 5: Lower Rann of Kutch

    Early morning transfer to Lower Rann of Kutchh with packed breakfast. After lunch, head out for the first-afternoon safari. 

     

    The key highlights here are Short Eared Owl, Peregrine Falcon and the famous wild ass. A local guide will show you around and all the key places will be used to spot the animals. 

     

     

  • Day 6: Jawai Bandh Lake

    An early morning safari will be arranged for you at the Lower Rann of Kutchh. After breakfast transfer to Bera, by road.

     

    The key highlights here are Indian leopard families and birding and crocodiles in Jawai Bandh lake.

     

  • Day 7: Departure

    Our representative will take you to the airport for the departure flight back home.

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