Bhigwan Bird Watching Tour Event Date: 26th & 27th Jan 2019 Event Cost: Rs. 2,799/- Total Seats: 15 Location: Pune-Solapur Highway Grade: Easy Approximate Duration: 2 days
In the Pune and Solapur district of Maharashtra, lies the small town of Bhigwan famous for bird watching and bird photography. The backwaters and wetland of Ujani Dam (located to the south of Bhigwan town) provides a natural habitat for migratory birds to thrive and this makes Bhigwan an ideal bird watching destination near Pune. The sightings are so spectacular that Bhigwan has been christened as mini Bharatpur. The best time to visit Bhigwan Bird Sanctuary near Pune is between January and March as most of the migratory birds arrive by that time.
The Diksal-Parewadi area and the Dalaj Kumbharwadi area favorite spots of migratory water birds to hangout! More than 50 migratory birds including Greater Flamingoes, Bar Headed Goose, Painted Storks, Grey Herons, Black-headed Ibis, Night Heron, Little Cormorants, Raptors and many more haunt the area and provide ample opportunity to nature enthusiasts for bird watching and bird photography.
Travel Trikon brings you the opportunity to be a part of this unique bird watching tour at Bhigwan to witness the migratory birds. So, are you ready to capture some fascinating birdy shots at Bhigwan Bird Sanctuary with us?! ird photography tips will also be given to assist you in capturing some fascinating birdy shots.
Major Attractions Watching migratory birds Bird photography Exploration of backwater by boat Camping beside the river Fun activities and unwinding sessions at the camp
Detailed Itinerary Day 1 : Saturday, 26th Jan 2019 06:30 am : Meet Travel Trikon Team at Dadar East near Pritam Hotel 07:00 am : Start journey to Bhigwan by private vehicle 01:00 pm : Reach Bhigwan 01:30 pm : Lunch followed by a round of introduction 02:30 pm : Oroceed to explore backwaters by private boat. Continue photography and bird watching at Bhigwan Bird Sanctuary till sunset. 06:30 pm : Watch sunset from the boat 07:30 pm : Back to land; Tent setup for camping or Hotel Stay by the river and fun activities at the camp 09:00 pm : Dinner and campfire
Day 2 : Sunday, 27th Jan 2019 06:00 am : Rise and shine 06:30 am : Witness spectacular sunrise 07:00 am : Have delicious Breakfast 08:00 am : Proceed for morning bird watching at Bhigwan Bird Sanctuary 12:00 pm : Back to base village 12:30 pm : Have yummy lunch 01:00 pm : Start the journey back to Mumbai 07:00 pm : Reach Mumbai
Inclusions Travelling from Dadar and back Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner on Saturday Breakfast & Lunch for Sunday Triple Sharing Tented Accommodation OR Hotel Stay Boat Safari and Guide Charges Birding Expert 5% GST
Exclusions Mineral water/ cold drinks Any personal expense Anything not specifically mentioned in Inclusions.
Things to Carry ID Card 2 litres water Camera Binoculars Enerzyl Powder or Glucon D powder Snacks & Biscuits Clean napkin or small towel Cap, sunglasses, scarf Haversack or Backpack (No sling bags) Please carry medicines if you need any Hand Sanitizer Sleeping Bag / Bedding
IMPORTANT: Avoid wearing precious Jewelry while trekking, as Travel Trikon wont be responsible for any losses for the same.
Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance thats illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.