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Birding Tour 3D/2N

Goa, Sancordem
INR 6,500.00
Holiday Overview

Experience different bird species in the hotspots of Goa. Enjoy a birding session in the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary. Spot birds like Blue-eared Kingfisher, Brown-breasted Flycatcher, Malabar Whistling Thrush, Grey Junglefowl etc. Later head towards the Bondla Wildlife sanctury where you can spot birds like Grey-fronted Green Pigeon, Malabar trogon, Malabar Grey Hornbill, Velvet-fronted Nuthatch, White-rumped Shama, Asian Fairy Bluebird, Orange Minivet etc. Have a memorable birding journey.

START POINT SANCORDEM-NORTH GOA
END POINT SANCORDEM-NORTH GOA
TRIP GRADE ACTIVE
Holiday Highlights
  • Enjoy a birding session in the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • Spot birds at Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary from Green Pigeon, Malabar trogon, Malabar Grey Hornbill etc.
Getting There
By Air

Goa's International airport is located at Dabolim, which is located at a distance of 29 kilometers away from Panaji the state Capital. The international airport connects to all major Cities in India via direct flights and all domestic flights arrive in Goa, besides this Goa Airport is also connected with international cities of the world via direct connectivity from Gulf Countries.

By Rail

One can easily reach Goa via railways as the major railway stations in Goa is the one at Margao also known as Madgaon and other important stations are Thivim and Vasco-da-gama. These stations are well linked to Mumbai and other parts of the country as well.

By Road

Panaji, Mapusa, Margao, and other main cities of Goa are well connected by National Highways 4A, 17, 17A, and State Highways. A host of Luxury Interstate buses have a very high frequency to Goa, especially from Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore & Mangalore etc.


Day 1
Arrival at Goa

On arrival at your resort you will be welcomed with a welcome drink. Later refresh and enjoy your lunch. Around 3.30 pm after evening tea set off for an evening birding session in the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary accompanied by a naturalist. The trail will be in the Tambdi Surla area of the sanctuary. Spot birds like Blue-eared Kingfisher, Brown-breasted Flycatcher, Malabar Whistling Thrush, Grey Junglefowl, Mountain Imperial Pigeon, Malabar Parakeet, Malabar Pied Hornbills, Malabar Barbet, Black-naped Monarch, Chestnut-headed Bee-eater and Dark-fronted Babbler. Return back to the resort. Overnight stay at the Resort.

Meals - Lunch, Tea & Dinner
Day 2
Day Birding

Early morning around 6:30 am after tea head towards Bondla Wildlife sanctury. Bondla is one of the best locations for birding within Goa. You can spot birds like Grey-fronted Green Pigeon, Malabar trogon, Malabar Grey Hornbill, Velvet-fronted Nuthatch, White-rumped Shama, Asian Fairy Bluebird, Orange Minivet, White-bellied Blue Flycatcher, Black-throated Munia, Malabar Woodshrike, Black-hooded Oriole, Blyth’s Starling and so on. You will be birding here till noon. We return back to the resort for lunch. Later in the evening after tea head for the evening session. This time you will be covering the forest around your resort which is also part of the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary. You will be staying there till it gets dark so that you can spot some nocturnal species like Jerdon’s Nightjar, Jungle Nightjar and Sri Lanka Frogmouth. Overnight stay at the resort.

Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Tea & Dinner
Day 3
Birding & Departure

The next morning birding will be within the property for birds like Crimson-backed Sunbird, Purple Sunbird, Loten’s Sunbird, Little Spiderhunter, Vernal Hanging Parrot, Jerdon’s Leafbird and Nilgiri flowerpecker. This will be followed by birding in the vicinity of your resort. Trip ends with an ever memorable holiday in Goa.

Meals - Breakfast
Dates
Tour Validity Valid From Valid Upto
Validity 01/05/2017 31/12/2018
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Prices
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Accommodation Options
Destination Deluxe Superior Luxury
Sancordem
  • 3 Star Hotel
  • 4 Star Hotel
  • 5 Star Hotel
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Add Ons
Add On Description Duration Price
Bird watching - Maina lake Here the birding is similar to that at Carambolim lake. Also you can spot other birds like Pied Bushchat, Siberian Stonechat, Tree Pipit, Blue-tailed Bee-eaters etc. Our bird guide will accompany you to identify the species seen during the trip. Availabe from Oct - Feb. Full day 1,800 / Per Person
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Whats Included
  • Assistance on arrival at airport
  • Accommodation in well appointed rooms
  • Welcome drink on arrival at Hotel
  • Meals inclusive of Daily Breakfast & Dinner
  • All transportation by Indigo/similar car for 02 -03 Pax & Xylo/Innova/similar for 04-06 Pax
  • All Sightseeing & Transportation as per the Itinerary, inclusive of all toll, taxes and driver allowances
Whats Excluded
  • Air fare / train fare.
  • Guide, camera charges & Monuments Entrance fees during sightseeing.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as meals, tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor, Insurance etc.
  • Supplement will be applicable for Single occupancy.
  • Any other item not specified in the Package Inclusions.
  • Govt. Service tax @ 9% will be applicable on the total bill.
Important Information
  • Extra foldable bed will be provided Group Size & Guiding
  • One guide handles maximum of 6 guests
  • Concession: Available for 4 or more guests booked on same days.
  • Exclusive guiding will be available at additional charges.
Cancellation Policy
  • Between 30- 16 days: 25% retention
  • Between 15- 8 days before check in: 50%
  • Within 7 days before check in: 100% of the total billing amount.
Terms and Conditions
  • Packages are valid upto 31st Dec 2018 ** (Except Long Weekend) **
  • Govt. Service tax @ 9% will be applicable on the total bill.
  • Vehicle and Transportation will be as per itinerary only and not at disposal.
  • Refund on cancellation depends upon the above cancellation policy.
  • The Seller Reserves the right to change/modify or terminate the offer any time at its own discretion and without any prior notice.
  • Supplementary charges will apply for booking falling during Long weekends, Public Holidays and Festival time such as Diwali, Christmas & New Year period.
  • As per Govt. norm Guests are required to present your photo ID Proof such as PAN Card, Passport, Voter ID or Driving License at the time of Check in at the hotel.
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  • Holiday Inclusions & Exclusions
  • Cancellation policy and Terms & Conditions
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  • In event of any changes done in Hotels or Room Categories or any Deviation is taken from the confirmed itinerary‚ By the Clients‛; Any expenses incurred from such changes will have to be paid in full by clients directly to local operators / Hotels / activity providers.
Areas Covered

Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctury: Along the north from Panaji on the road to Belgaum, is a sanctuary that covers 240-sq-kms. Thick forest clad slopes of the Western Ghats that is rich in wildlife and a paradise for bird watchers.The Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Goan town of Mollem. This is the largest of Goa's four protected wildlife areas, and contains within it The Molem National Park. The sanctuary is situated on the eastern border of Goa, with Karnataka 53 kms away from Panaji and 54 kms away from Margao. It is easily accessible by both road and rail.Unless you stay for at least a couple of days, it is unlikely that you will catch a glimpse of many of the animals that are sheltered in the sanctuary, including Gaur, Sambar, Leopards, Spotted Deer, Slender Toris, Jungle Cats, Malayan Giant Squirrels, Pythons and Cobras.

Bondla Wildlife Sanctury: 38 kms from Margao is the smaller of the three wildlife sanctuaries of Goa - the Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary. More than a sanctuary, it is an ideal jungle resort, a major attraction for school going children and nature lovers.

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