Red-billed Leiothrix

Neora Valley Birding Tour 3rd to 7th March, 2019

Location:  Lava, Kalimpong, West Bengal.  How To Reach : Nearest  Railway  Stations–   New Mal Junction (Malbazar)  - (Station Code – NMZ)   &  New Jalpaiguri ” - (Station Code – NJP).  Nearest  Airport -  Bagdogra. 

Day 1 Pick up from NJP / NMZ / BAGDOGRA and Drop at Lava (Hotel). Afternoon/Evening visit to Lava Monastery & Mall / Market. Overnight at Lava.   ( L, Eve.snacks, D)
Day 2Full day birding at Lower Neora Range (Kolakham-Changey Falls Trail / Rachet Forest Trail) and Upper Neora Range. Overnight at Lava.   (B, L, Eve. Snacks & D)  
Day 3Full day Birding at Lower and Upper Neora Range. Overnight at Lava.  ( B, L, Eve. Snacks, D)
Day 4Full day Birding at Lower and Upper Neora Range. Overnight at Lava.  ( B, L, Eve. Snacks, D)
Day 5Check out post breakfast. Drop to NJP/NMZ/Bagdogra. (B)
Cost Includes
  •  Accommodation in Hotel on twin/ triple sharing basis (depends on group size).
  • Meals as mentioned.
  • Transport by private vehicle as mentioned.
  • Forest Entry charges. Guide charges.
  • Expertise.
Cost Excludes
  • Travel from Mumbai to NJP / NMZ / Bagdogra and return.
  • Any extra food item, mineral water, Alcoholic/Non-Alcoholic beverages.
  • Runtime charges occured due to hike in forest department charges, flight delay, road blocks/ accident, political/ social unrest or any other unforeseen situation.

Travel time from Bagdogra to Lava: Approx 4 hrs, 30 mins.
All trails will be by vehicle as well as walking.
All facilities available will be basic.


Expected Bird Species: Satyr  Tragopan , Red Crossbill, Golden Naped Finch, Dark Rumped Rosefinch, Red Headed Bullfinch, Maroon Backed Accentor, Black-Faced Laughingthrush, Grey-Sided Laughingthrush, Blue-Winged Laughingthrush, Kalij Pheasant, Yellow-Billed Blue Magpie, Scimitar Babbler, Shortwing, Yuhina, Darjeeling Woodpecker, Black Eagle, Eurasian Goshawk.


Expected Mammals Species: Red Panda, Himalayan Goral, Himalayan Flying Squirrel, Himalayan Orange Bellied Squirrel.


Expected Butterfly Species: Dark-Clouded Yellow, Mixed Punch, Lesser Punch, Indian Tortoiseshell, Fritillary.


Additional attraction: Several Orchids and Rhododendrons.

27,900 + 5% GST per person


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