Birding at Sattal, Pangot and Chafi

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Half Day Birding at Sattal

  • Arrival at AnandVihar Railway Station (Delhi) & board train to Kathgodam
  • Tea & breakfast in Train (Journey time of approx 6 hrs)
  • Reach Kathgodam and proceed to Sattal via cab
  • Enroute welcome drink, light snacks and sharing birding plans
  • Reach the resort by 13:00 hrs, have lunch & some rest
  • Do the 1st bird-watching session @ Studio Area in evening
  • Team discussion & knowledge sharing session followed by Dinner

Day 2: Birding at Sattal

  • Have early morning tea & proceed for Birding session at studio & waterfall point with packed breakfast
  • Have lunch at restaurant near Sattal lake
  • Late afternoon & evening session at Sattal – church road
  • Team discussion & knowledge sharing session followed by Dinner

Day 3: Birding at Sattal – Chafi

  • Early morning bird-watching session at Garud tal – Sattal – bhital road
  • Tea & breakfast @ resort, checkout with packed lunch
  • Afternoon bird-watching at Chafi
  • Travel from Chafi to Pangot & check-in at resort in Pangot
  • Team discussion & knowledge sharing session followed by Dinner

Day 4: Birding at Pangot

  • Early morning tea followed by bird-watching session at Pangot trails with packed breakfast
  • Back to resort for lunch
  • Evening session at Pangot & Cheer Pheasant Point
  • Team discussion & knowledge sharing session followed by Dinner

Day 5: Half day bird-watching at Pangot & en-route Kathgodam

  • Early morning session at Pangot Trails with packed breakfast
  • Checkout
  • Drive to Kathgodam, lunch en-route and bird-watching along the way
  • Catch the afternoon train to Delhi. Evening snacks and dinner in train
  • Trip ends with loads of images & lovely experiences in the nature 🙂

Note that this is a sample itinerary and can be customized as per your requirements. Please use the form below to let us know about your requirements and we shall get back to you with an updated itinerary along with a tentative cost.


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Birding in Uttarakhand (Makku, Chopta & Tunganath) – April 2019

Tour Date: April 23rd (Tuesday) – April 28th (Sunday) 2019


Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Pick up by CAR from Dehradun airport by 12:30 PM and proceed towards Mukku Village. Approx driving time is 7 to 8 hrs. Reach Mukku Village around 8 PM in the evening.

Day 2: Visit Chopta monal points, Mukku Bend, Mukku Farm. Interactive session in evening followed by dinner.

Day 3: Visit Tunganath (Chopta – Tunganath trek) for some specific high-altitude species. The trek is approximately 3.5 KMs from the base. Interactive session in evening followed by dinner.

Day 4: Visit Kakraghat and bird-watching on the way. Interactive session in evening followed by dinner.

Day 5: Bird-watching in and around Mukku village. Interactive session in evening followed by dinner.

Day 6: Leave for Dehradun airport early in the morning by 3:30 AM.

Note: Wake up call at 5:30 in the morning everyday.

Tour Cost: 27,500/- ** Per Person.

Cost includes

  • Transportation from Dehuradun – Makku – Chopta
  • Accommodation at Sparrow house at Makku village
  • All Veg meals during the stay
  • Park entry fee, Safari & Guide Charges, Govt. Service Taxes and fee
  • Mineral water during journey or at the campsite.


Cost do not include

  • Camera charges
  • Any kind of personal expenditure and medical expenses
  • Any charges not mentioned in “the charges include.

**INR prices are applicable to resident Indians only. Non Resident Indians (NRI) and Foreign Nationals please email us for tour cost at info@wild-india.in


Birding heaven – Chopta

At Wild India Eco Tours, Chopta – Uttarakhand is one of our favourite bird-watching destinations and this tour in April 2016 as good at it gets. We sighted over 140 species of birds and got some mesmerising views of the the beautiful snow clad Himalayas. Key sightings from bird-watching perspective included the Pygmy Wren & Scaly-breasted Babblers, Chestnut-headed Tesia, Bearded Vulture, Red-billed Chough, Golden Bush Robin, Koklass Pheasant, Read More