Weekend bird-watching tour to Akshi

Introduction

Akshi is a small village, around 2 hrs drive from Mumbai that has a calm beach which is visited by less number of people and a very high number of shore birds. Some of the species which we have encountered in past couple of years include the Ruddy Turnstone, Greater & Lesser Sandplovers, Great Knots, Bar-tailed Godwit, Brahminy Kite, Terek & Curlew Sandpipers, Dunlins along with a variety of Gulls & Terns.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Akshi by 0630hrs & proceed for early morning bird-watching session till 1030 hrs. Return back to have breakfast & check-in to the hotel. Have lunch, share wildlife experiences and relax till 1530 hrs. Proceed for evening bird-watching session at 1600 hrs which will go on till sunset. Return back for dinner. Overnight at hotel at Akshi.

Day 2: Proceed for early morning bird-watching session from 0645 hrs to 1030 hrs. Return for breakfast followed by another quick bird-watching session till noon. Have lunch at 1300 hrs and check out to begin our return journey – filled with lots of images, fun and memories.


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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