They fascinate and delight us with their beauty. Their calls have enchanted us for millennia... They are none other than God’s winged creatures called Birds! Home to hundreds of species of magnificent birds Sattal and Rajaji National Park are amazing locations for birding in Uttarakhand. Each of them is no less than a paradise on earth for bird watchers.
For nature lovers, and bird watchers, Rajaji is the place to be. The diverse, vivid forest cover with deciduous trees, riverine vegetation scrublands, grasslands and pine cover make it a home for 500 species of birds. Take a guided tour into the forest, or take a walk from V Resorts to the nearby canal to spot the variety the reserve boasts of. Sitting in the resort itself, you can indulge in some leisurely birding.
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Located at places that are home to some amazing bird species ( both native & migratory), the below mentioned resorts offer birding holidays.
V RESORTS RAJAJI NATIONAL PARK
Get in touch with your wild side at V Resorts Rajaji National Park. Known for its elephants, the popular National Park was declared a tiger reserve in 2015. Nestled between fields, V Resorts Rajaji National Park is just a few minutes away from the forest. Besides touring the jungle and birding, get ready for a rush of adrenaline with adventure sports such as river rafting in Rishikesh, flying fox, rappelling and tree climbing.
V RESORTS SATTAL
It’s a dreamy, enchanting world, surrounded by fluffy clouds, pine trees and the sparkling green waters of Sattal lake. A great hill station just six hours from Delhi, V Resorts Sattal is perched prettily on the highest peak, and will mesmerise your senses. So, relax in a hammock, sip the locally made rhododendron juice and immerse yourself within the pages of your favourite book. The only interruption will be the chirping of birds. (Sattal has scores of varieties including magpies, barbets and woodpeckers.) Relax in the three private gardens of the resort or tap the wanderer within and discover delightful little paths around the lakes and along the ancient woods.
V RESORTS MONOLITH BHIMTAL
Visit Bhimtal for its weather, its untouched charm, its forests and lakes, but also visit Bhimtal for V Resorts Monolith. Located on the Kathgodam – Bhowali road, the resort overlooks the Bhimtal Lake and has an architecture that will transport you to a charming English countryside resort. Made of stone and wood, with green creepers lining its walls, large stone sculptures in the lawns, warm wood rooms, lake views with Al Fresco dining, a stylised, relaxing holiday is a guarantee. The resort has been built around the natural contours of the area – a cottage is built embracing a tree, the organic landscape is retained. the resort has been built using natural contours without disturbing the nature around. Take a break, catch your breath away from the hectic city life, lounge in the gardens with your favourite book, once ready, go trekking in the surrounding forests. The Bollywood enthusiasts have much to visit the property for – many films have been shot here and there are also dedicated rooms, named after the celebrities
V RESORTS CORBETT CROWN
Barely 15 minutes away from India's oldest tiger reserve, V Resorts Corbett Crown is an excellent destination for exploring the Corbett National Park and the area around it. Located in Uttarakhand's Nanital district, the resort offers an elegant and comfortable stay close to the jungle and hills. Besides going for a wildlife safari, check out the birdlife in the area, go for nature walks close to V Resorts, relax in the lawns and cool down in the resort's swimming pool!
V RESORTS KOTABAGH
Very close to the Jim Corbett National Park is V Resorts Kotabagh. It's right on the riverbed, with an expansive view of the forest and hills. Away from the hustle-bustle of the city life, it serves as an ideal getaway for women juggling with a hundred things while in the city. You can relax and do nothing apart from sipping endless cups of tea and taking in the views of the riverbed and that's how it stands apart from the other Jim Corbett National Park hotels. You can go for the famous jungle safari, or go across the temple in the Sitabani forest, come back and get a relaxing head and foot massage.
The idea behind this resort is to give women a space where they can relax amidst stunning surroundings, explore and get to spend time with each other. And, most importantly, it is to provide them a space where they can be themselves, and feel safe doing that. The resort manager understands the nuances of ladies traveling alone, and this ensures safety, comfort and security of the guests. The trip is closely curated with many options of things to do for women with varying interests. Do look out for our special welcome basket.
V RESORTS RAJMAHAL ORCHHA
Surrounded by acres of greenery, V Resorts Rajmahal is a contemporary boutique resort in Orchha that’s inspired by the cultural and architectural heritage of its surroundings. Located 5km from the Ram Raja temple, the resort is characterized by its relaxed environment, elegant interiors, beautifully landscaped gardens, ayurvedic spa, outdoor pool and an in-house restaurant. From your balcony see the quadrant garden or swimming pool, or sit back and relax on the comfortable poolside deck chairs. Spend your evening enjoying the views from our terrace, while sipping a hot cup of tea.
V Resorts Utsav Camp Sariska
Discover an unknown, enchanting part of Sariska. At V Resorts Utsav Camp Sariska, which is part of our premium Black collection of exquisite holiday destinations, you are up, close and personal with nature. The resort lies in Rajasthan's Tehla village at a side of the Sariska National Park that is magnificent in its isolation. Here you will find farmlands, bushes and hills. Close by is the 1,200 sq km national park. Not far away are historic forts, lakes that double up as superb birding destinations and several nature trails. From rocky terrains to dirt tracks, the land reveals itself in all its varied glory here. Wake up to the sound of birds, get a taste of village life, hit the various little roads on a cycle and experience the rustic side of life without compromising on comfort and elegance.
At V Resorts Utsav Camp Sariska, the hospitality is very personalised, and caters to individual needs. Whether it's bush dinners, gazing at the stars, having a traditional Rajasthani thali, or discovering the fascinating bird life in the area with the help of an in-house naturalist, we put our guests at the centre of all that we do.
V RESORTS MANGROVE RETREAT SUNDARBANS
Located at the edges of a lush mangrove forest in Satjalia island's Jamespore village, V Resorts Mangrove Retreat Sundarbans is the ideal gateway to this remarkable delta that is spread across parts of West Bengal and Bangladesh. Go on fascinating wildlife and birding tours, get acquainted with tribal song and dance forms, taste the region's delicious cuisine and fall in love with the Sundarbans -- home to the elusive Royal Bengal tiger and a thousand legends. At the forefront of eco-tourism in the Sundarbans, the resort is committed to the preservation of natural resources and securing the livelihoods of the local communities living in such close contact with the nature around them.
How to book your birding holiday?
You can directly book from our package page or choose from the above listed resorts and select birding activity.