Description

Event Tag: Trikon #262
Event Name: Bhigwan Bird Watching Tour
Event Date: Saturday, 4th February to Sunday, 5th Feb 2017
Event Cost: Rs. 3,350/-
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. Viral Patel, a Nature & Wildlife specialist and a photography expert will grace this bird watching tour and share his knowledge and experience of the wild outdoors and the lens with everyone. 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, 4th Feb, ‘17 
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 : After some photography tips, proceed 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 by the river and fun activities at the camp
09:00 pm : Dinner and campfire 

Day 2, Sunday, 5th Feb, ‘17 
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, 
Boat Safari and Guide Charges
Birding Expert

Exclusions
Mineral water/ cold drinks
Any personal expense
Anything not specifically mentioned in Inclusions.

Net Banking Details: Please see our account details for payment via net banking.

Bank Name: ICICI Bank
Account ID: 698505600192
Account Type: Current Account
Account name: TRAVEL TRIKON
Branch: MUMBAI - RAGHUVANSHI MILL,BAPAT MARG, LOWER PAREL (W) MUMBAI-400013
IFSC Code : ICIC0006985

IMPORTANT

Rs. 2,000 needs to be deposited for booking which is non refundable. Rest of the payment to be done 7 days before the event start date.

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 won’t be responsible for any losses for the same.

Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that’s illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.

Fitness & Health – Though trekking is a fun-filled activity, it demands good amount of physical fitness. If you are under medication, please carry your medicines. During the trek, leaders will have over the counter medication for temporary treatment, so do give a heads up to them if you need any medical assistance.

Please call on +919819021806 / +919920474297 for any query.

For any other information, please drop us an email with your name and phone number at traveltrikon@gmail.com. Please write the subject of the mail as ‘Trikon #262 Bhigwan Birding Tour

Please expect a delay in response for any queries on Saturday & Sunday as Travel Trikon Team will be travelling to some or the other event. Thanks for your understanding & co-operation.

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