Northern India

At a glance
India. The world in one country. It is home to over 1.3 billion people but also hosts 9% of all mammalian, 13% of all avian, 8% of all reptilian, 6% of all amphibian, and 6% of all flowering plant species of the world. This is a country that conjures up images of colour, sacred architecture, diversity, culture, Hindu mythology, mountains and jungles, spicy cuisine, texture, Bollywood, tigers and excitement! Northern India boasts some incredible diverse habitats, and as a result, some truly iconic bird species, along with spectacular scenery and superb photographic opportunities. Incredible India will blaze in your memory long after you’ve left its shores.
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Top Birds:

Changeable Hawk-Eagle
Mountain Hawk-Eagle
Crested Serpent Eagle
Indian Spotted Eagle
Collared Falconet
Red-headed, Himalayan and Bearded Vulture
Brown Fish Owl
Brown Wood Owl
Indian Scops Owl
Sarus and Demoiselle Crane, Black Bittern
Dalmation Pelican
Indian Skimmer
Indian Spot-billed Duck
Pantied Sandgrouse
Koklass and Cheer Pheasant
Black Francolin
Hill Partridge
Great and Indian Grey Hornbill
Great Slaty Woodpecker
Himalayan Flameback
Greater and Lesser Yellownape
Lineated and Blue-throated Barbet
Brown Dipper
Nepal and Pygmy Cupwing
Spotted, Slaty-backed and Little Forktail
Chesnut-headed Tesia
White-throated Bushchat
Altai Accentor

Top Mammals:

Bengal TigerIndian LeopardIndian ElephantSambarNilgaiHog DeerNorthern Red MuntjacHimalayan GoralDholeSloth BearLarge Indian CivetJungle CatYellow-throated MartenGanges River Dolphin

Top Attractions:

  • Taj Mahal;
  • Delhi;
  • Chambal river trip;
  • Jim Corbett National Park;
  • Lake town of Nainital;
  • Keoladeo National Park (UNESCO World Heritage Site);
  • World famous Ranthambore National Park;
  • Agra Fort;
  • Historic Bagh hotel in Bharatpur;
  • High altitude birding at Nangot and Sattal

Day 1 Departure from Delhi to Ramnagar, just outside Corbett National Park
Day 2 Corbett National Park
Day 3 Corbett National Park
Day 4 Corbett National Park to Nainital
Day 5 Nainital and Pangot
Day 6 Nainital and Sattal
Day 7 Nainital to Delhi
Day 8 Delhi to Bharatpur with optional stop at Taj Mahal
Day 9 Bharatpur and Chambal River day trip
Day 10 Bharatpur and Keoladeo National Park
Day 11 Bharatpur to Ranthambore
Day 12 Ranthambore National Park
Day 13 Ranthambore National Park
Day 15 Final birding and return to Delhi via train

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