Nature's Nest is a resort located near Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary in Goa. Enveloped in tranquillity, it makes an ideal spot for a brief getaway, especially for birding enthusiasts. One of the most relaxing and recreational tours offered by Nature's Nest, birding package includes guided bird watching sessions and soothing nature walks. Be a part of this experience and let the freshness in the air revitalize you. The enchanting calmness of the resort will help you break away from the mundane. Take a plunge in the pure delight of spotting exotic birds. A treat for birding enthusiasts as the sanctuary boasts of more than 250 species of the winged beauties!
What is included in the tour
- Accommodation in eco-cottages
- Full day guiding by expert bird guide
- Morning Tea
- Pack breakfast
- Buffet lunch with veg. and non veg. options
- Evening Tea
- Soup in the evening
- Buffet dinner with veg. and non veg. options
- Entry charge to Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary
- Two mineral water bottles in the cottage on daily basis
- All Taxes
What is NOT included in the tour
- Transport charges
- Any other personal expense
Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park is home to more than 250 species of birds.
- With more than 250 species of butterflies seen across the state and more being recorded every year, Goa is well known for butterflies just as birds and Tambdi Surla is one of the best areas to watch them.
Bondla is one of the best areas for birding in Goa and well known among the birding community.
Pick and choose from activities like bird watching, jeep safaris, nature walks or try out adventure sports such as rappelling and valley crossing. Get back all rejuvenated and revitalized!
Arrive at Nature’s Nest. After the check in formalities you are escorted to your cottage.
Lunch is served at 12:20 pm. The buffet remains open till 2.30 pm. At 3.30 pm the evening tea is served and you set off for an evening birding session in the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary accompanied by our naturalist. The trail will be in the Tambdi Surla area of the sanctuary. You will be able to spot birds like Blue-eared Kingfisher, Brown-breasted Flycatcher, Malabar Whistling Thrush, Grey Junglefowl, Mountain Imperial Pigeon, Malabar Parakeet, Malabar Pied Hornbills, Malabar Barbet, Black-naped Monarch, Chestnut-headed Bee-eater and Dark-fronted Babbler. You will be back at Nature’s Nest by 6.30 pm. Dinner is served at 8.00 pm. In the meanwhile the bonfire is lit where you can sit around chit chatting.
The morning session starts at 6.30 am after the morning tea. You will be taken to Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary where you will be birding till noon. Bondla is one of the best locations for birding within Goa. You can spot birds like Grey-fronted Green Pigeon, Malabar trogon, Malabar Grey Hornbill, Velvet-fronted Nuthatch, White-rumped Shama, Asian Fairy Bluebird, Orange Minivet, White-bellied Blue Flycatcher, Black-throated Munia, Malabar Woodshrike, Black-hooded Oriole, Blyth’s Starling and so on. Return to Nature’s Nest for lunch. You again move out for an evening birding session after your evening tea. This time you will cover the forest around Nature’s Nest which is also part of the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary. You will be staying there till it gets dark so that you can spot some nocturnal species like Jerdon’s Nightjar, Jungle Nightjar and Sri Lanka Frogmouth. You will be back for dinner.
The next morning birding will be within the property for birds like Crimson-backed Sunbird, Purple Sunbird, Loten’s Sunbird, Little Spiderhunter, Vernal Hanging Parrot, Jerdon’s Leafbird and Nilgiri flowerpecker. This will be followed by birding in the vicinity of Nature’s Nest.