Day-1 Arrival at Kathgodam. Proceed to Pangot Arrival at Kathgodam and drive to Pangot (40 kms - 2 hours). Pangot is a hamlet at 15 kms Nainital. Walking into Pangot is like stepping into a remote Himalayan village. Pangot is a birdwatchers' paradise has more than 250 species of birds in and around recorded.
Day-2 Bird watching around Pangot Early morning and afternoon / evening walks through the terrace fields into thickly wooded oak forest.
Day-3 Pangot - Sattal. Bird watching in Sattal Leave Saattal (35 kms-1 hr). Saattal is a thickly wooded evergreen forest area and is one of the less visited lakes of Kumaon and is a scatterred undeveloped area & is one of the most pleasant destinations for spotting Himalayan bird species. Undertake walks around Sattal area for bird watching.
Day-4 Bird watching in Bhimtal Bhimtal and Naukuchiatal are two lakes around Sattal within 15 km radius. Forest area around Bhimtal is renowned for its bird species. Drive to these lakes and then undertake walks around the area for bird watching.
Day-5 Sattal - Corbett. Evening Jeep safari to Sitabani Range Leave for Corbett (75 kms - 2 hours). Corbett National Park is a large area of dense evergreen forest with rivers flowing through and is renowned for having more than 400 species of birds and is a must visit for any bird watcher. Evening Jeep drive to Sitabani range.
Day-6 Morning and Evening walks for Bird watching in Corbett Take morning and afternoon walks in the nearby forested areas and riverbeds for Bird watching.
Day-7 Morning and Evening Safaris Morning safari to Bijrani range. Afternoon safari to Durgadevi range. Both ranges are known for their excellent bird watching.
Day-8 Depart for Kathgodam Drive back to Kathgodam (40 kms)
Kathgodam - Kathgodam is also access point to visit Lake districts of Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal and Sattal (All about 20-25 kms from Kathgodam and at about 3000-4000 ft asl) and hillside hamlets of Ramgarh (6500 ft asl), Mukteshwar (7500 ft asl), Almora / Binsar (6500 - 8000 ft asl), Ranikhet (6500 asl) & Kausani (6500 - ft asl).
Pangot - Pangot is small village 15 kilometers from Nainital. 150 bird species have been recorded at Pangot and surrounding areas. The area is excellent for walks, bird watching and off-beat getaways.
Saattal - Sattal is a collection of seven interconnected freshwater lakes, located in the Kumaon Lake region, just 22 km from Nainital and 7 kilometers from Bhimtal. Set at an altitude of nearly 4,000 ft, these lakes are surrounded by pine and oak forests
Corbett - Corbett experience is one of the best wildife expereinces in India alongwith Kanha, Nagarhole and Kaziranga. Corbett is good for bird watching and Wildlife.