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Birds of Thar Desert

Mt. Abu, Kheechan and Jaisalmer
06 nights & 07 days
Best time: October to March

Note: Should you choose to opt for your own dates, let us know and we will check the availability of the guide and services.
Tour Code: BRAJ

ITINERARY
Day 01: Delhi to Udaipur to Mt. Abu
Day 02: Mt. Abu
Day 03: Mt. Abu to Kheechan
Day 04: Kheechan to Jaisalmer
Day 05: Jaisalmer
Day 06: Jaisalmer to Jodhpur
Day 07: Jodhpur to Delhi

Highlights

Great Desert Birding
Varied Landscape
Quality accommodation
Amazing road journey
Camel cart ride
Excellent food
Sightseeing (optional)

ITINERARY

Day 01: Delhi - Abu Road
Meals: on own
You will be met at the hotel and taken for a full day guided birding at Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary. Thereafter transfer to the station to connect overnight train to Abu Road at 1955 hrs. Overnight in air-conditioned sleeper train.

Day 02: Mt. Abu
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Arrive Abu road to 0625 hrs. You will be met and transferred to the hotel. One can look for white-naped tit, green avadavat, marshall's iora and other scrubland birds. Overnight in a hotel at Mt. Abu.

Day 03: Mt. Abu to Kheechan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Morning birding at Abu Road. Afternoon drive to Kheechan (7½ hours). Overnight stay near Kheechan.

Day 04: Kheechan-Jaisalmer
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
At Kheechan see large congregation of demoiselle cranes and other species. Arrive Jaisalmer in the afternoon. The drive is through the dry desert scrub and very productive for raptors and other desert species. Overnight stay in a hotel in Jaisalmer.

Day 05: Desert National Park
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Full day excursion to Desert National Park to look for Great Indian Bustard, Stoliczka's bushchat, cream-colored courser, greater hoopoe lark, eagles such as lesser spotted, bonelli's, short toed, Imperial etc. are found here, plain leaf warbler and trumpeter finch can be found here etc. Overnight stay in a desert camp in the sand dunes of Sam.

Day 06: Desert National Park to Jodhpur
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Birding in Desert National Park. Return to Jodhpur in the evening. Overnight stay in the hotel at Jodhpur.

Day 07: Jodhpur to Delhi
Meals: Breakfast
Leave Jodhpur to connect to train or flight to Delhi. Or you may continue with our birding trips to Gujarat.

Services included:
-Accommodation on twin sharing basis
-Meals as per the itinerary
-Guided birding
-All surface transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
-Train fare

Services not included:
-Optional tours/excursions, personal & incidental expenses.
-Tips, laundry, phone calls, alcohol, camera fee etc.
-International and domestic air fare, visa, insurance.

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