9 Days / 8 Nights
Mumbai-Bhavnagar-Velavadar National Park-Bhavnagar-Sasan Gir-Sayla-Dasada-Himmatnagar-Udaipur
Around Midnight arrive in Mumbai (formerly known as Bombay). Upon arrival, you will be met by our representative and transferred to the hotel.
In the morning transfer to the airport for the flight to Bhavnagar. Upon arrival at Bhavnagar transfer to the hotel. Later drive further to visit Velavadar National Park to see large herds of blackbuck, antelope, jackal, jungle cat, hare and one of the world's largest harrier roosts. After visiting the park drive back to Bhavnagar.
In the morning after having breakfast enjoy birding at Victoria Park, Gaurishankar Lake and the coastal marshes near the port. After lunch, drive to Velavadar National Park for the bird watching. Later return back to Bhavnagar.
In the morning drive from Bhavnagar to Sasan Gir. In the evening have Jeep Safari in the Sasan Gir National Park for bird and wildlife watching.
In the morning and afternoon enjoy the jeep safari in Gir National Park. In the evening have a nature walk with a birding guide to a riverside spot near Gir Birding Lodge.
In the morning drive to the grasslands of Devaliya to see vultures and other birds. Later drive to Sayla. In the afternoon visit the village known for its weavers and beadwork, colorfully-attired Bharwad shepherds, medieval step wells and numerous monuments or enjoy the bird watching at the lake and grasslands of Sayla.
In the morning drive to Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary, one of the largest fresh-water lakes in Gujarat and an outstanding place for boat-safaris among thousands of birds. After having breakfast drive to Dasada. In the evening enjoy birding at Nawa Talao where large flocks of flamingos, demmossile cranes, pelicans and other birds are seen in large numbers.
In the morning and afternoon enjoy the safaris in the Little Rann of Kutch.
In the morning drive to Bajana Creek, a birders paradise on the edge of the Rann. In the afternoon visit the traditional houses of Rabaris, a pastoral group known for beautiful embroidery, colourful Bharwad shepherds, and other pastoral, nomadic and semi-nomadic communities. Later drive to Himmatnagar to board the Udaipur train and pass through lakes and other birding places.