Imagine a Park with over 550 species of Birds (That’s an astounding 1/3rd of the total species of birds found in
In 1972, PROJECT TIGER the most prestigious and biggest total environmental conservation project ever was launched in
With its impressive list of wildlife species and very well managed wildlife tourism, Corbett is renowned as one of the best National Parks in the world. It boosts of a very healthy populations of Tigers, Elephants, Gharials, Otters, Swamp Deers, King Cobras, Birds and variety of vegetation. Just Google the word
The park spans across some 920.9 square km with a core area of about 520 Sq.kms at an altitude of 600 to 1100 metres about the foothills of the western
Please note, that the places selected are the hot spots and there is a high rush to get permits to these places, but we have managed to get this for your maximum gains.
Target Mammal Species: Tiger, Elephants, Leopards, Hog Deer, Sambar, Barking deer, Wild Boar, Yellow throated Martin, Jungle Cat, Fishing Cat, Dhole, Spotted Deers, Otters etc.
Target Bird Species : Ibisbill, Green Magpie, Rosy & Long-tailed Minivets, Red Jungle-fowl, Khaleej Pheasant, Collared Falconet, Hodgson’s Bushchat, Wallcreeper, Great thick-knee, Common Merganser, Brown Fish Owl, Tawny fish Owl, Brown Hawk Owl, Great slaty woodpecker, Green-tailed Sunbird, Himalayan Barbet, Woodpeckers (Great Slaty, Himalayan, Grey-headed, Lesser Yellownape, Greater Yellownape, Grey-capped Pigmy) , River Lapwing, Sand Martins, Russet Sparrows, Orange-breasted Green Pigeons, Eagles (Palla’s Fish, Lesser Fish, Rufous-bellied, Mountain Hawk) , Vultures (Himalayan Griffon, Cinereous, Egyptian, Red-headed Vulture) , Himalayan Griffon Vultures, Bright-headed Cisticola, Siberian & White-tailed Rubythroat, Black francolin, Speckled Piculet, Mallard duck, Red-crested Pochard, Barbets (Himalayan, Lineated, Blue-throated), Oriental Pied & Great Hornbill, Dollar Bird, Crested or Himalayan Kingfisher, Blue-bearded bee-eater, Long-tailed Broadbill, Lesser Coucal, Red-breasted Parakeet, Himalayan Swiftlet, Small Pratincoles, Hen Harrier, Northern Goshawk, Besra, Eurasian Sparrowhawk, Great Crested Grebe, Black Stork, Orange-bellied Leafbird, Eurasian Jay, Grey Tree pie, Maroon Oriole, Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike, Yellow-bellied Fantail, Drongos (Lesser Racket-tailed, Spangled), Brown Dipper, Thrush (Scaly, Dark-throated, Long-billed, Tickel’s, Blue Whistling), Grey-winged Blackbird, Flycatchers (Dark-sided, Rufous-gorgeted, Ultramarine), Small & Rufous-bellied Niltava, Whiskered Yuhina, White-capped Water Redstart, Plumbeous Water Redstart, Forktails, Tree Creepers, Himalayan Bulbuls, Various species of Tits, Nuthaches …….. and an Incredibly Looooonggggg List
I estimate a total of about 166 to 175 species of birds in 5 days or maybe more :-)
Target Reptile Species: Gharial and Marsh Crocodile, Indian Monitor Lizard, Rock Agama, King Cobra etc….
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You can also view Mr.Sumit Sen and Bikram Grewal’s excellent photoblog on their Corbet trip.
Tour Iterinary & Other Details:
22nd Feb'09: Board 5013 Jim Corbett Park Link Exp from old
23rd Feb'09: Reach Katgodham at 5.45 am (There is a Mega-block on Ramnagar sector till the 26th Feb’09 for some major work) drive for 1 Hrs to the camp, Full day birding at Kosi barrage, Garjia, Mohan - Kumeria.
24th Feb'09: Drive to Dhikala via Gairal, Crocodile Pool, Sarpdouli, Champion Road, High Bank, full day game-drive at Dhikala.
25th Feb'09: Full day game-drive at Dhikala,
26th Feb'09: Full day game-drive at Dhikala, Sarpdauli, checkout from park late evening, check in to camp.
27th Feb'09: Full day birding at Kosi barrage, Garjia, Mohan, Kumeria, Board 5014 Jim Corbett Park Link Exp at 2140 hrs from Ramnagar for old Delhi.
28th Feb'09: Reach old
Trip charges : Rs._______(Includes Non- A/C room stay on Triple Sharing Basis in Dhikala FRH and Corbett Nature Camp, Ramnagar, Train travel from Delhi to Ramnagar and Back, Local travel by 4x4 jeeps, Veg. meals, Breakfast, Fruits, Park Permits, Park entry charges, Guide charges, Information articles & on board snacks and mineral water)…….
This does not include Travel charges from Mumbai to
Registration: You can register by sending a confirmation mail to email@example.com with contact details and by paying a non refundable Advance of Rs.______…..The remaining amount will be collected on the day of travel.
Kindly register soon to avoid the rush for train bookings……….
Group Size: Max 12 Pax only
Stay Arrangement: Dhikala Forest Camp (It is actually a resort) inside Corbett N.P.and Corbett Nature Camp, Ramnagar on a triple sharing basis. Both the stays are amazing……. (see below image)
Resource Persons: Mr.Adesh Shivkar & Mr.Manoj Sharma
Mode of Payment: You can either
1) Transfer the advance money directly to my HDFC A/c (Please send a mail for details).. please mention your name, date and other details….
2) Courier a cheque of Rs._______ as advance amount to the following address
Name: Mr.Adesh Shivkar
Address: D/8, The Adi Janata Society, Behind HP Petrolpump, Opp. Hotel Shangrila, Sion(East), Mumbai-400022
1) Once registered, the advance amount of Rs. _______ is strictly non-refundable
2) Alcohol & Smoking is strictly prohibited on Nature India Tours
Please revert on firstname.lastname@example.org ID, in case you need any clarification …..
For any other queries I am available on 9321463362 or 9820455713
Thanks for your patience.
Looking forward for a very rewarding trip with you all !!
Appreciate, Respect and Conserve