Nandadevi Biosphere Reserve; which consists of Nandadevi NP and Valley of Flowers NP, has been explored more for the trekking and enjoying the flora. It also hosts few of the very popular piligrimage routes, passing through some of the most breathtaking and scenic locations. However, Avian Trails will be conducting an exploration tour for the avian wonders of the reserve. We will be birding in different locations of the reserve like Govindghat, Pandukeshwar, Joshimath and Auli where the vegetation ranges from montane to sub-alpine and alpine forests. This birding tour will also include a cable car ride to Auli Ski Slope.
Arrival at Ramnagar Railway Station by overnight train from Delhi, pick up and transfer to Govindghat. It takes about 12 hours to reach Govindghat from Ramnagar. Birding on way if time permits. Breakfast and lunch on way while dinner at Govindghat. Night stay at Hotel Bhagat, Govindghat.
Day 2- 09-03-2019
Whole day birding at Pulna village area with packed breakfast. Pulna is situated on Govindghat-Ghangharia-Valley of Flowers pathway and most of the birds migrate down here from higher peaks. Lunch at Pulna. Back to hotel during evening hours, dinner and night stay.
Day 3- 10-03-2019
Whole day birding around Govindghat and Pandukeshwar area with packed meals. Back to hotel during evening hours, dinner and night stay.
Day 4- 11-03-2019
Morning birding around Govindghat, check out from hotel after breakfast and departure for Auli. Check in at a lodge in Auli and lunch. Afternoon birding around Auli. Night stay at Auli.
Day 5- 12-03-2019
Whole day birding around Auli with packed meals. Back to hotel during evening hours, dinner and night stay.
Day 6- 13-03-2019
Early morning check out from hotel and departure for Ramnagar Railway Station. Birding on way if time permits. Breakfast and lunch on way. Dinner at Ramnagar and drop off at Ramnagar Railway Station by 09:30 pm to catch overnight train for Delhi. Tour Concludes
Rs. 27,500/- per visitor
Minimum Group Size
03 + 01 i.e. 03 participants and 01 group leader in one Innova and there will be 02 Innovas.
Tour Cost Includes
- 02 nights stay in a lodge at Auli and 03 nights in a hotel at Govindghat on twin sharing basis
- All meals (veg/non veg) as per the itinerary
- All surface transfer in comfortable vehicle as per the itinerary
- Auli Ski Resort – Auli Top- Auli Ski Resort cable car ride fee
- All forest entry fee, guide fee, still camera charges, etc.
- Service of a dedicated local naturalist, high altitude birding expert and professional nature & wildlife photographer for the entire tour
- All applicable taxes
Tour Cost Excludes
- Participant’s home town to Ramnagar and back
- Any additional meal, beverages which is not as per the itinerary
- Any alcoholic drinks
- Personal expenses like laundry, phone calls etc.
- Anything not mentioned in the “Tour cost includes”
- 50% amount as advance to book your seat as it is a limited seats tour
- Rest 50% amount by 15th January 2019
- 75% of total deposited amount – 60 days or more before commencement of tour
- 50 % of total deposited amount – 30 to 59 days before commencement of tour
- 25 % of total deposited amount – 16 to 29 days before commencement of tour
- No refund of total deposited amount – 15 days or lesser before commencement of tour
Bank Account Details
Account Holder- Avian Trails
Account Number- 50200031542621
Branch- Ballupur Chowk
IFSC Code- HDFC0001399
Account Type- Current