04 Night / 05 Days
Corbett National Park & Nainital
Day 01: Corbett National Park
Drive from Delhi, arriving at Tiger Camp by noon for lunch. Afternoon enjoy the elephant ride. You will have ample time to study the behaviour of this magnificent and intelligent mammal. Film show. Overnight stay in comfortable cottages / rooms.
Day 02: Corbett National Park
Drive in an open truck for Dhangarhi gate for entry to Dhikala tourism zone in a 4WD. The safari through the stately dense Sal jungle and the wildlife adventure of Corbett park begins. A great opportunity for viewing wildlife, especially the tiger in its natural habitat. Arrive at the main tourist complex, Dhikala. Lunch (optional) and relax a bit in the serene, lingering quietness of the park and capture the panoramic expanse on your camera. Afternoon safari on a track along the periphery of the core area. An exciting drive through the unforgettable, sylvan beauty of the Khinanauli range offers wildlife viewing in plenty and a chance sighting of the elusive tiger. Proceed to Riverine Woods in the afternoon. The drive is a safari in itself. Arrive at Riverine Woods for early dinner. Overnight stay in comfortable cottages.
Day 03: Corbett National Park
Long walks for wildlife tracking and birding with a guide. Or opt for fishing (you need to get your own rod and tackle!). The days are spent experiencing real wilderness of Corbett National Park. Bar-be-que dinner and overnight stay in a cottage.
Day 04: Corbett National Park-Nainital
Drive to Nainital in the morning through the Himalayan roads (2 hours; 2000m). You would enjoy the Himalayan oak jungles and breath taking views of the snow clad central Himalayan peaks. Visit 'the very British' Nainital town in the afternoon where one can enjoy the British hill architecture, a boat ride in Naini Lake, shopping on the mall road, a cable car ride to the highest point etc. Jungle Lore Birding Lodge in Pangot near Nainital.
Day 05: Pangot-Delhi
Early morning birding in Pangot. One can see crested woodpeckers such as greater yellownape, scaly-breasted, speckled piculet etc. Large flocks of slaty-headed parakeets, numerous spotted and oriental turtle doves, grey bushchat, russet sparrow. Cuckoo: indian, oriental, large-hawk and eurasian. Large-billed crow, grey treepie, black-headed jay, maroon oriole, large cuckoo shrike, tits such as rufous-naped, black-throated & yellow-browed and smaller numbers of black-lored and green-backed. White-tailed nuthatches, chestnut bellied nuthatches and bar-tailed treecreeper.
You will be transferred to Delhi (8 hours) at noon, arriving in the evening.
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