Day 01- Arrival - Delhi -
On arrival at the Delhi airport, meet our representative "Welcome" than transfer to the hotel, overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02 - Delhi - Ahmedabad - Dasada -
Transfer to domestic airport, time to catch the flight for Ahmedabad, Arrive Ahmedabad by flight. then drive in the Little Rann of Kutch, en-route see Egyptian and griffon vultures could be seen and wetlands that are good for resident birds. falcon, shikra, blue throat, rosy starling, black ibis, white pelican, grey and pond heron, pied, common and white-throated kingfisher, and other birds come into the property. After lunch, depart for a drive in the Little Rann of Kutch, a sanctuary for the Indian wild ass. An ancient seabed turned by geological forces into saline desert plains, the Rann has grassy patches that offer good bird-watching. Crested and Sykes larks, Oriental skylark, bimaculated lark, greater short-toed lark, singing and Indian bushlarks, ashy-crowned and black-crowned sparrow-larks, are likely sightings and greater hoopoe lark is possible. Desert and variable wheatears, southern grey, long-tailed, rufous-tailed and bay-back shrike, common woodshrike are also likely sightings and the desert warbler is among the many winter visiting warblers. We will also look for chestnut-bellied and spotted sandgrouse, Indian courser (cream-coloured visits occasionally), quails, yellow-legged and barred buttonquails, grey francolin, wryneck, brown-rock chat, pied bushchat, rufous-tailed scrub robin, blue-headed rock thrush, black redstart and buntings in the scrubby areas. At sunset, it is possible to watch marsh, Montagu and pallid harriers, aquila eagles, falcons and buzzards heading for their roosting sites. Among the mammals of the Rann other than the wild ass, there are chances of seeing nilgai, chinkara gazelle, white-footed desert and Indian foxes, the wolf, overnight stay.
Day 03 - Dasada-
Morning after breakfast, drive to the bets, elevated patches in the Rann covered with scrub and grass. In winter, this is a likely area for Macqueen's bustard. Long-legged, common and white-eyed buzzard, booted eagle, Bonelli's eagle. short-toed snake eagle, are often seen during the drive.
Evening visit to Nawa Talao, a lake where demoiselle and common cranes gather in large flocks during the winter months. Greater and lesser flamingo are seen in large numbers as are great white pelican with spot billed and dalmatian recorded. Painted, openbill, wooly-necked, white, black and black-necked stork could be seen as also black, glossy and black-headed ibis. Northern pintail, common teal, spot-billed duck, mallard, gadwall, wigeon, garganey, shoveler, cotton pygmy goose, pochards, tufted duck, lesser whistling duck, brahminy and comb duck are among the many visitors to the lake. Waders include pratincoles, lapwings, sandpipers, ruff and other birds in good numbers, overnight stay.
Day 04 - : Dasada - Jamnagar -
Morning after breakfast walk in Dasada village. This can yield a reasonably good bird list including yellow-legged green pigeon, paradise flycatcher, fantails, red-breasted flycatcher, white-eye, prinias and warblers. After breakfast, depart for Jamnagar, six hours away. This is an interesting route passing agricultural fields and lakes. Birds of open-country like roller and black-shouldered kite could be seen. Arrive at Hotel President in time for lunch. On this day, we will also try to get permits to enter the Marine National Park the next day. Evening visit to Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary, where there are fairly good chances of seeing Indian skimmer. This sanctuary is a breeding area for many species of birds that do not nest elsewhere in peninsular India. Great-crested grebe, black-necked stork, Caspian tern and many other birds can be seen besides most of the species recorded in the Little Rann area. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 05 - Jamnagar -
Morning after breakfast Visit coastal areas along the Gulf of Kutch, one of the finest birding stretches along the Indian coastline. see crab-plover, Kentish plover, oystercatcher, ruddy turnstone, broad-billed sandpiper, sanderling, dunlin, curlew sandpiper, black-headed gull, Pallas's gull, Temminck's stint, lesser-crested tern, gull-billed tern, common tern, little tern, black-bellied tern, whiskered tern, whiskered tern, darters, western reef egret and other birds could be seen on this route. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 06 - Jamnagar - Gir National Park -
Morning after breakfast, Depart for Porbandar, This coastal city is good for watching and photographing birds at close range. Besides large flamingo and crane flocks, this area also receives yellow-legged gull, heuglin's gull, sandwich tern, black-bellied tern, etc. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 07 - Gir Bird Watching Tours in Gujarat -
Morning afternoon jungle safari to the national park.
Wildlife in Gir: Here population of panther (leopard), sambar, chital (spotted deer), nilgai (blue bull antelope) and wild boar. Gir is also one of the major habitats of chousingha (the world's only four-horned antelope) and chinkara (Indian gazelle) that are hard to spot in the teak forests along the game drive trails. Among the many birds of Gir, changeable hawk eagle, crested serpent eagle, Bonelli's eagle, Peregrine falcon, laggar falcon, shikra, painted sandgrouse, quails, black-hooded and golden oriole, marshall's and common iora, Asian paradise flycatcher, tickell's blue, red-throated, verditer and Asian brown flycatchers, yellow-crowned, brown-capped pygmy, black-rumped flameback woodpeckers, green and blue-cheeked bee-eaters, coppersmith barbet, common, lesser pied and white-throated kingfisher, blossom-headed parakeet, hoopoe, black, ashy and white-bellied drongos, rufous treepie, large cuckoo shrike, small minivet, red-vented and white-eared bulbul, tawny-bellied, yellow-eyed, jungle and large grey babblers, grey-breasted, ashy, rufous-fronted, plain, jungle and graceful prinias, zitting cisticola, clamorous reed-warbler, booted warbler, greenish warbler, lesser and Hume's warbler, orphean warbler and blyth's reed warbler, are among the many birds that could be seen here. overnight stay at resort.
Day 08 - Gir - Bhavnagar -
Morning after breakfast, drive to Bhavnagar, on arrival check in at the hotel, then visit Bird in Victoria Park (good scrubland birdlife), Gaurishankar Lake and near the ports where Western reef egret nest in good numbers.
Day 09 - Bhavnagar - Velavadar - Ahmedabad -
Early morning with packed breakfast, depart for Velavadar National Park, Known for its large blackbuck antelope population, Velavadar is also one of the few places where the wolf is proliferating in India though they are rarely seen in the daylight. Jackal, jungle cat and hare are more easily seen and Indian fox on the periphery. Sirkeer malkoha, painted francolin, chestnut-bellied and spotted sandgrouse, rufous-tailed, crested and Sykes larks, red-rumped swallows, desert and variable wheatears and other birds are seen and many raptors visit specially short-toed snake eagle, imperial, steppe, tawny, greater and lesser spotted eagles, Laggar falcon, hobby, common kestrel, red-necked falcon, peregrine falcon, white-eyed and long-legged buzzard, black-shouldered kite, Shikra, Eurasian sparrow-hawk and occasionally northern goshawk. Rarities include the Stoilczka's bushchat. overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 10 - Ahmedabad - Delhi - Departure -
Morning after breakfast, transfer to airport time to catch the flight for Delhi, on arrival Delhi meet our representative and transfer to International airport time to catch the flight for onward destination.
Trip Ends With Sweet Memories !!!
- Spring - March to June
Monsoon - July to Sep
Winter - Nov to Feb
The state has variant climatic conditions throughout the year. Gujarat as a whole has hot and dry summers, and pleasant winters. You can plan a trip to Gujarat all the year long, but the best time visit Gujarat is during winter months, November to February.
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About The Place –
Gujarat is certainly a place like no other when it comes to attracting throngs of tourists with its natural exquisiteness along with wonders of history, culture and architectural brilliance. It is a destination that should not be missed by an aficionado of culture and art. This 05 Nights and 06 Days itinerary is a perfect tour for savouring the best of Gujarat's tourist destinations. The destinations covered in the tour are Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Somnath, Porbander, Dwarka and Jamnagar. The major highlights of this trip are sightseeing tour of Ahmedabad consisting Akshardham Temple, Gandhi Ashram and Calico Museum, Darshan at Virpur Temple, Darshan at Somnath Temple, Exploring Porbander, which is the hometown of Mahatma Gsandhi, and the journey to the legendary Dwarikadheesh Temple. The tour incorporates visiting the engrossing architectural feasts, ancient places and consecrated pilgrimage destinations.