Package Name :
Bird Watching at Chakrata, Dehradun, Indian Himalaya
Duration: 4 Days/3 Nights
Chakrata is known for its pristine and unparallel beauty. It is situated at an awe-inspiring 2270 mt
above sea level, and is only 98 km from Dehradun and 73 km from Mussoorie. A part of this town comes
under cantonment area for the Indian army. The northern part of Chakrata attracts the trekkers and
nature lovers with its beautiful landscape, virgin forests of conifers, rhododendrons and oaks and
attractive villages of the Jaunsari tribe. The area also includes the 3084 mt high peak of Kharamnba.
On its northern slopes is situated Mundali 2776 mt where from the month of December to March skiers
can enjoy skiing.
It is a terrific location for mid-altitude bird watching with some breathtaking views of the Himalayas.
Yellow-Crowned Woodpecker, Himalayan Woodpecker, Brown Headed Barbet, Coppersmith Barbet,
Common Hawk Cuckoo, Oriental Turtle Dove, Grey Treepie, Blue Whistling Thrush, Chukar Partridge, Cinereous Vulture, Speckled Piculet, Wallcreeper, Bar-tailed
Treeceeper, Russet Sparrow, Spotted Nutcracker, Black and Yellow Grosbeak, Brown Bullfinch, White- cheecked Nuthatch etc. more than 100s of birds found here.
- Pickup and Dropping from Jolly Grant Airport/ Dehradun Railway Station Cab
- 3 Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) for all Days as described above. Evening snacks 3 Days with Tea/Coffee.
- 3-4 Bird Watching sessions in Field, covering trails 3-4 Km
- Stay at Hotel/Camps/Resort
- Uttarakhand Nature Hand Book, only for reference.
- All transportation required during Field trip.
- Whatever not included
- Any Personal type expenditure
Fitness is primary concern in all our birding tours. People with past history /ailment of heart, asthma, epilepsy are not recommended to register for this tour. You have capacity to walk at least 4-5 km daily. It is recommended before coming this tour you must do daily brisk walking to maintain your stemana. Since it is hill train so all trails are naturals, some where steepy. So your shoes must be with proper grips.
How to Reach
Firstly you have to Reach Dehradun city. Dehradun is the state capital of Uttarakhand and well connected
through Bus, Train and Airport. Jolly Grant Airport is just 20 Km from City.
From Delhi there are regular direct Trains (including 2 Shatabdi Express), Busess and Flights available.
Distance from Delhi: 259 Km. Chakrata is 100 Km from Dehradun. We will do pickup from Dehradun
as communicated after booking.
For further query please contact us