Jamnagar-Khijadia-Narara | Birding and Photography Tour (Ex Ahmedabad).
In India, Jamnagar is the only place where one can find huge flocks of crab plovers. The only other place you can find them, is in the gulf of Munn
In India, Jamnagar is the only place where one can find huge flocks of crab plovers. The only other place you can find them, is in the gulf of Munnar, but there, they are in few numbers, while here, they are in numbers beyond comprehension. This is one of the best destinations to look for water birds and coastal birds in the flocks of hundreds. Take a look on the locations we are going to visit. Khijadia Bird Sanctuary It`s a unique wet land area with sea water on one side and fresh water on one side. this is also one of the few sanctuaries in peninsular India where the Crested Grebe breeds. Marine National Park It is India`s first marine national park. This is one of the rare places in the world where one can look at corals without having to dive down into the water. There are islands with sandy beaches and mangrove swamps. These islands are a treasure-trove of marine species and a paradise for birdwatchers.
Departure from Pune. Participants are advised to board 12298/Pune - Ahmedabad AC Duronto Express at 21:35 hrs at Pune.
Reach Ahmedabad at 06:15 hrs. Breakfast and leave for Jam Nagar. (6 hrs journey). Reach Jam Nagar and check in at the hotel. Lunch and rest. Orientation and visit to Bedi Port for Birding. Stay at Jam Nagar.
Morning visit to Charakhla Salt pans Evening visit to Narara Marine Park for Coral walk. Stay at Jam Nagar.
Morning visit to Khijadia Sanctuary. Lunch and depart for Ahmedabad. Depart for Pune. Participants are advised to board 12297/Ahmedabad - Pune AC Duronto Express @ 22:30 hrs at Ahmedabad.
Arrival in Pune @ 07:10 hrs.