Trek Mates India invites you Bird Watching & Lakeside Camping at Bhigwan On 10th-11th Feb'18.
Key Information about
Place: Bhigwan Bird Sanctuary
Activities: Eco-Tour / Photography / Wildlife
Bhigwan Bird Sanctuary:
You can spot almost all wetland birds of the region.
Greater Flamingoes , Painted Storks, Grey Herons, Black-headed Ibis, Night Heron, Little Cormorants, The Great Egret, Black Headed Ibis, Glossy Ibis, Black Winged Stilt, Black Tailed Godwit, Cormorant, Sea-Gulls, Spoon Bill Stork’s, Painted Stork’s, Open Bill Storks, Pin Tail Ducks, Spot Billed Ducks, Marsh Harrier and many more…
Mayureshwar Wildlife Sanctuary:
This small wildlife sanctuary is a home to Gazelia bennetti (Chinkara), Hyaena (Hyaena hyaena), Canis lupus (Wolf), Vulpes bengalensis (Indian Fox).
Bhigwan Bird Sanctuary
The backwater and Wetland of Ujani Dam in Pune, Maharashtra makes Bhigwan an ideal bird destination. Providing them lots of food and cool temperature, this place is a paradise to almost 51 migratory birds including Greater Flamingoes, Painted Storks, Grey Herons, Black-headed Ibis, Night Heron and Little Cormorants.
You can also spot The Great Egret, Black Headed Ibis, Glossy Ibis, Black Winged Stilt, Black Tailed Godwit, Cormorant, Sea-Gulls, Spoon Bill Stork’s, Painted Stork’s, Open Bill Storks, Pin Tail Ducks, Spot Billed Ducks, Marsh Harrier & many ..many More…
Thousands of wild birds arrive and build their nests in Bhigwan-Indapur region and at the Bhadalwadi Irrigation Tank every year in October and leave in May. It’s truly a heaven for Bird Watcher’s and Photographer’s.
Mayureswar Wildlife Sanctuary
Mayureswar Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Tehsil Baramati in Pune district in Maharashtra, India. The sanctuary consist of dry deciduous scrub forest with interspersed grasslands. The main animal species found in the sanctuary are Gazelia (Chinkara), Hyena, Canis lupus (Indian Gray Wolf) and Vulpes bengalesis (Indian Fox).
Itinerary of the event:
Meeting Point at Dadar East, Pritam Hotel at 08:00 am
Pick up points:
Chembur, Yogi Hotel at 08:15 am
Vashi, Main Bridge at 08:35 am
Reach Bhigwan by 02.00 pm.
Explore the backwaters and Wetland by private boat to get close encounter with birds.
Proceed for boat ride for about 2 hours.
We will try to reach Flamingo point to have a close shot with flamingos.
Sun set before boat ride will give you a chance to click awesome shots with golden light
Get some beautiful evening clicks.
Dinner and Overnight camping besides the lake..Lots of fun.
Retire to Tents and Good night at 11:00 pm
Wake up early morning (05:30 am)
Morning Tea and Breakfast before 08:00 am
Proceed for 2 hours morning ride gives you an excellent opportunity to click classic shots in morning low light...and also beautiful sunrise with silhouette birds.
We will also be visiting nesting colony in broad light (a part of marshland where majority of nests are located). A good opportunity for observe land birds.
Point and shoot cameras even can click wonderful photographs.
Back to base and Proceed to Visit Mayureshwar Wildlife Sanctuary
Back to Base by 12 noon & Lunch
Start our travel back for Mumbai by 01:00 pm. Reach Mumbai by 07:00 pm
The Cost of the Trek is INR 2600/-
Things to Carry:
• Identity Proof
• warm jacket (compulsory)
• Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
• Some ready to eat food
• Plum cakes
• Biscuits etc.
• Sleeping Bag
• Pleases do not carry sling bags
• Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
• Sunscreen lotion
• min 30 SPF
Travel from Mumbai till Mumbai by Private Non AC Vehicle
All Meals - 3 meals (Veg / NonVeg), 1 Breakfast, 2 Evening Refreshment
All entries, Boting, permissions and expertise charges
TMI Expertise Charges.
Camera entry, Mineral Water, cold drinks
Meals during travel
Any personal expense
Anything not specifically mentioned in Inclusions.
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