Overview

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?

Bird photography tips will also be given to assist you in capturing some fascinating birdy shots.


Batch 1 : 12th & 13th Jan 2019

Batch 2 : 26th & 27th Jan 2019

1 Night 2 Days 26 Jan Dadar, Maharashtra
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • 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
  • 5% GST

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Mineral water/ cold drinks
  • Any personal expense
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in Inclusions.
Highlights
  • Watching migratory birds
  • Bird photography
  • Exploration of backwater by boat
  • Camping beside the river
  • Fun activities and unwinding sessions at the camp

 

Itinerary

Day 1 : Saturday

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

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


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

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

Pickup point
Pritam Group Of Hotels, Lokmanya Tilak Colony, Dadar, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India View on Map