Looking for Bird Watching tours in Himalaya. We provide guided bird watching tours packages in following areas of Uttarakhand Himalaya.

Sattal, Pangot, Rajaji National Park, Rishikesh, Jhilmil Jheel Conservatin Reserve Haridwar, Asan Conservation Reserve Dehradun, Dehradun Valley: Covering foothills of Mussoorie hills, Thano, Devalsari, Chakrata, Kanasar, Jim Corbett area: Corbett Village, Pawalgarh Conservation Reserve, Sitabani, Kalagarh Tiger Reserve: Vatanvasa, Ramisera, Sonanadi Wild life Sanctuary; Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary: Chopta, Tungnath, Mandal, Binsar Wild Life Sanctuary Local, experienced, Eco-Tourism certified Guides , Home Stay, stay, Food, Transfer, we manage every thing. Fixed Departure pakckages are available.



Uttarakhand, a Himalayan State of Indian Subcontinent

Uttarakhand has a great diversity of flora and fauna. It has a recorded forest area of 34,651 km2 which constitutes 65% of the total area of the state. Uttarakhand is home to rare species of plants and animals, many of which are protected by sanctuaries and reserves. National parks in Uttarakhand include the Jim Corbett National Park (the oldest national park of India) at Ramnagar in Nainital District, and Valley of Flowers National Park and Nanda Devi National Park in Chamoli District, which together are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A number of plant species in the valley are internationally threatened, including several that have not been recorded from elsewhere in Uttarakhand. Rajaji National Park in Haridwar District and Govind Pashu Vihar National Park and Sanctuary and Gangotri National Park in Uttarkashi District are some other protected areas in the state.
All this make it suitable for terrific avifaunal diversity. Till date 1303 bird species recorded from India more than 50% (724 approximate) are found in Uttarakhand. It include Himalayan Forest Thrush (Soothera salimali) is the newest species discovered at Uttarakhand and China border.

Bird Watching Destinations

Bird Watching Destinations


Birding in Foothills of Himalaya

  • Pawalgarh Bird Watching

    Pawalgarh, home to some marvelous forests, became famous after the publication of the story Bachelor of Powalgarh in the book Maneaters of Kumaon published by the legendary hunter-turned-conservationist, Jim Corbett, in 1944.

  • Corbett Village Birding

    From rejuvenating bird songs to exploring miles of quite untouched forests, tracking pug-marks of tiger to chasing deers in the grasslands, you will experience the beautiful effect of nature's love in vicinity of Jim Corbett's Village.

  • Jhilmil Jheel Birding

    Jhilmil Jheel is a saucer (circular) shaped wetland situated on the left bank of River Ganges in Chiriyapur forest range of Haridwar district in Uttarakhand State. It is renowned for swamp deer and the great diversity of birds. In the last few months, researchers have noticed about 120 bird species.

Important Bird watching area of Uttarakhand
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