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Latpanchar & Rongtong Birding Tour

Latpanchar, Kurseong, West Bengal, India

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Perched at an altitude of 4500 feet,  up in the hills of Kurseong, is this picturesque, unseen and hidden hamlet, Latpanchar. Latpanchar is the highest point in Mahananda WLS and is endowed with abundance of  flora & fauna making it a paradise for nature lovers. The beauty of Latpanchar lies in its lush green forests of Sal, Teak, Pine and Cinchona  covering the undulating hills.

Latpanchar is hosts to some exotic and rare Himalayan birds and animals. It is famous for Rufous necked Hornbill, Hodgson Frogmouth, Sultan Tit,  Black Baza, Hornbills, Orioles, Himalayan Salamander besides a variety of woodpeckers, thrushes, finches, babblers, shrikes, owls, eagles and many more.

Come join us on our birding tour to this mesmerizing land and a prized destination for birders.

Birding at Rongtong

Private Vehicle

Homestay

Twin Sharing basis

Lunch, Dinner

The tour starts at Bagdogra airport.

Arrival at Bagdogra airport before 10 am.
Transfer to Latpanchar
Enroute birding at Rongtong
Check-in at Hotel
Night stay at Latpanchar
Meal plan: Lunch & Dinner

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Rufous necked Hornbill
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Rufous necked Hornbill
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Common Green Magpie
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White browed Fulvetta
Birding at Rongtong

Private Vehicle

Homestay

All Meals

The day begins at 5 am.
Transfer to Rongtong or MWLS (depending on earlier days sightings)
We start our birding session by 6 am.
Breakfast on-field/Hotel.
Lunch at hotel.
Rest for a while.
Evening Birding session.
Night stay at Latpanchar.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

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Long-tailed Broadbill
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Asian Emerald Cuckoo
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Rufous throated Wern Babbler
Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary

Private Vehicle

Homestay

All Meals

The day begins at 5 am.
Birding @ Latpanchar
We start our birding session by 6 am.
Breakfast on-field/Hotel.
Lunch at hotel.
Rest for a while.
Evening Birding session.
Night stay at Latpanchar.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

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Fire breasted Flowerpecker
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Long-tailed Minivet
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Rufous Gorgeted Flycatcher
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Chestnut-tailed Starling
Birding @ Latpanchar

Private Vehicle

Homestay

All Meals

The day begins at 5 am.
Birding @ Latpanchar.
We start our birding session by 6 am.
Breakfast on-field/Hotel.
Lunch at hotel.
Rest for a while.
Birding session at Latpanchar.
Night stay at Latpanchar
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

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Chestnut-tailed Minla
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Verditer Flycatcher
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Black faced Laughingthrush
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Green billed Malkoha
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Private Vehicle

Homestay

All Meals

The day begins at 5 am.
We start our birding session by 6 am.
Breakfast on-field/Hotel.
Check out
Birding Enroute
Transfer to Bagdogra airport.
Tour ends.
Meal Plan: Breakfast.

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Red-headed Trogon
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Sultan Tit
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Chestnut tailed Minla
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Inclusions

5 days / 4 nights stay on twin sharing basis as per itinerary.
All meals during the tour (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) as per itinerary.
All transfers as per itinerary including pick-up & drop to Bagdogra airport.
Expert Birding Guide on all 5 days.

*Force Majeure applies.

Exclusions

Train/Flight fares to Bagdogra/Siliguri & return.
Any expenses of personal nature like, extra meals,
Any expenses of personal nature like, extra meals, alcoholic drinks/ Soft Beverages etc.
Laundry, Phone calls, any extra meals / drinks ordered.
Cost incidental to any changes in the itinerary due to bad weather, Ill health, - Stay on account of flight cancellation, landslides, Road blockage and other natural calamity which is beyond our control.
Food and other expenses during train/bus/flight travel to the starting point and return are not included in the package.
Hide Charges and/or any optional activities.
Any Personal expenses and Travelling plans made outside tour itinerary.
Extra Purchases / shopping of any sort.
Medical expenses beyond first aid.
Medical/Travel insurance.
Personal losses/ damage / Theft – including baggage, personal articles,
photography gear etc.
Anything that is not mentioned in the package includes list.

THINGS TO CARRY

  • Your camera with all its accessories.
  • As this is a Birding tour we recommend that you carry a telephoto lens preferably above 400mm.
  • Fully charged batteries.
  • It is recommended to carry a spare battery.
  • Battery charger.
  • Memory cards / backup devices / Laptop.
  • Tripod.
  • Please carry a big cloth / scarf to protect your gear from dust.
  • Hooded jacket / Scarf / Bandana
  • Warm cloths / Windcheater for morning rides.
  • It is recommended that you carry basic first aid kit.
  • Please avoid bright colored clothing as it scares Birds/wildlife.
  • Please avoid wearing perfume / deodorant during birding sessions.
  • Please carry your PAN / Aadhar card for identification at airport / park gate.
  • Regular clothing as per season.
  • Your medicines if any.
  • Travel/Medical insurance (optional).


PICKUP LOCATIONS

Bagdogra Airport



HOW TO REACH

Bagdogra International Airport is well connected with many major cities like Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata etc.

Alternatively, you can travel by train to New Jalpaiguri station and form there to Bagdogra airport by local transport.

Please ensure that you reach Bagdogra airport before 10 am on 16 Oct, 2021.

Tour starts from Bagdogra airport at 10 am on 16 Oct, 2021

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Policy and Terms

We work very hard to provide a delightful experience to our customers, Cancellations hurt us and as such Refunds are discouraged. However, we do understand that our customers, under exceptional circumstances, may be required to cancel their booking. In such a scenario our cancellation policy is as under:

  • Cancellation before 30 days of the tour departure date - 100% refund.
  • Cancellation between 20 to 30 days of the tour departure date - 50% refund.
  • Cancellation within 20 days of the tour departure date - Zero refund.

 

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