Birding Camps at Camp Saattal

Helping individuals to explore Adventure, Nature and Themselves

Located in one of the most pristine location in Uttrakhand, the Saattal. It’s a must-visit place for all bird lovers with around 300+ species round the year. The camp is located on a hilltop overlooking the Saat-tal lakes and at a moderate height of 1350 m (4,300 ft), it is an ideal all-season camp. Apart from the birding sessions, the surrounding forest offers a lot of fun and action. You can go kayaking and swimming in crystal clear lakes, river crossing, rock-climbing, and hiking through dense jungles past hidden villages and waterfalls. The dense Oak and conifer forest makes Saat-tal a birders paradise.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: (21st February)
  • General instructions
  • Safety in the forest.
  • Birding session around the Camp – Suriya Gaon & Chopria.
  • Birding quiz around bonfire.
Day 2: (22nd February)
  • Early morning birding session at Sukhatal.
  • Breakfast at the site. Continue birding session till 11 AM.
  • Swimming in Garur Tal.
  • Kayaking.
  • Bathe under the Waterfall.
  • Lunch.
  • Post lunch birding session.
  • Treasure hunt based on birding and behavior.
Day 3: (23rd February)
  • Early morning birding session.
  • Prepare the final checklist of birds sighted at Saattal.
  • Pack up and lunch.
  • Depart in jeeps for Kathgodam and board Shatabdi Express for New Delhi (3:30 pm).
Duration:

2 Nights

Cost:

Rs. 7,500/- per person

List of proposed activities
  • Birdonomics – Bird watching related like trends in bird populations / dynamics, why is this important, identifying key bird species, relation with other species (interdependence), food vs adaptation / habits, understanding bird calls, threats, etc.
  • Adventure activities & games.
The above cost includes:
  • All Meals during the stay.
  • Birds expert fees.
  • Accommodation on sharing basis in American safari Tents.
  • Complete field & safety equipment and instructors for all activities.
  • Includes GST @ 5%
The above costs do not include:
  • Any kind of local transfer.
  • Alcoholic / aerated drinks.
  • Insurance cover.
  • Any expenses of personal nature.