Bhigwan Camping and Bird Watching
Bhigwan Camping and Bird Watching
Bhigwan Camping and Bird Watching
Bhigwan Camping and Bird Watching
Bhigwan Camping and Bird Watching
Bhigwan Camping and Bird Watching
Bhigwan Camping and Bird Watching
Bhigwan Camping and Bird Watching

Bhigwan Camping and Bird Watching

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Pune, Maharashtra

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What will you experience

Wildlife

Perfect for Bird Enthusiasts

Camping

Camping along the River

Wildlife

Witness Various Migratory Birds

Activities

Boating near Ujani Dam

Activities

Relaxing and peaceful Time

About the Activity

Activity LocationBhigwan
Activity Duration1 Night & 2 Days
Age Limit12+ Years
Boat Ride Duration1.5 Hours
Trip Start & End LocationMumbai & Pune
Meal PlanMAP Plan (Dinner+Breakfast)

About Bhigwan: 

  • Bhigwan is a charming little town located in the district of Pune, which is known for its pristine natural beauty and is a popular destination among bird enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. 
  • The main attractions of Bhigwan are Bhigwan Camping and Bird Watching, which is perfect for spending quality time with friends and family, especially for those seeking a break from the hustle and bustle of city life.

About Bhigwan Camping and Bird Watching:

  • The journey starts by reaching the designated pickup point where the team will be waiting for you to pick you up.
  • The first destination is Bhigwan Camping and Bhigwan Bird Watching till mid-afternoon.
  • After reaching the campsite, you can explore the campsite with a lake view, followed by a flavorful meal in the dining area.
  • Then you can take a stroll around the wetlands of Ujani Dam and have a bird session to spot different species such as flamingoes, Gray Herons, Bar Headed Goose and many more.
  • You can also enjoy boating in Ujani backwaters with professional operators and spot other different migratory birds while boating to witness their natural behaviour.
  • After a tiring day, you will relax and chill with fellow travellers at the campsite and grab a delicious dinner meal.
  • The next morning, you will go visit the Bhigwan Bhuleshwar Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, which has a significance of history with its unique architecture.
  • After visiting the temple, you will pack your bags, grab your stuff, check out from the campsite, and start your journey on the way back.

Package Option

Travel from Pune

1 Night & 2 Days

1499 per person

Travel from Mumbai

1 Night & 2 Days

1999 per person

1 Night & 2 Days
  • Bird Watching & Boating
  • Meals: (Welcome Drink, Breakfast, and Dinner)
  • Bonfire
  • Up to 1.5 Hours Boat Duration
  • 1 Night Stay on a Camp on Triple Sharing Basis
  • Pickup & Drop from Pune
  • Any Personal Expenses
  • Anything apart from Inclusions

Detailed Itinerary

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Know before you book

Be on Time:

  • Always make it a habit to reach the Main Activity Spot on time to experience the best and not miss out on anything.

Know the Inclusions & Exclusions:

  • You will be provided with all the essential camping gear for an up-close set-up with nature. Also, check the package details carefully to know them better to avoid any misinterpretation or disputes in the future. 

First Aid Kit:

  • Basic First Aid Help is always within your reach in case you need it at any time.  

Food and Hydration:

  • Keep food secure in bear-resistant containers or by hanging it from a tree, depending on the area's wildlife. Also, make sure that you have access to clean drinking water by carrying water filtration or purification tools like filters, tablets, or a water pump.

Clothing and Footwear:

  • For camping, it is advised to dress in layers and pack weather-appropriate clothing, including moisture-wicking base layers, insulating mid-layers, and waterproof outer layers. As for footwear, go for sturdy, comfortable hiking boots or shoes as these are suitable for a better experience. 

Navigation:

  • Make sure to carry detailed maps of the area and a compass. If possible, try to familiarize yourself with the route and landmarks before setting out.

Campfire Safety:

  • Be humble and respectful toward your guide and follow the fire regulations of the area. Some campgrounds have fire restrictions in place due to dry conditions or fire danger. If campfires are allowed, choose a safe location for your fire.

Age Limit:

  • Children above 12 years of age are permitted for the activity also with full entry charges.

Alcoholic Restrictions:

Consumption of alcohol in the premises of the camp is strictly prohibited and will not be entertained.

Things to Carry

  • Clothing and Rain Gear
  • Camera to Capture Memories
  • Headlamp/Flashlight
  • ID Proof
  • UA Voucher

Frequently Asked Quetions

Are there birds in Bhigwan now?

Yes, there are different birds at Bhigwan right now which includes flamingoes, ducks, herons, raptors and many more.

What is the check-in timing at Bhigwan campsite?

The check-in time at the Bhigwan camping site is 1:00 Pm. Also, the checkout time is 10:00 Am.

What is the best time to visit the Bhigwan Camping and Bird Watching?

The best time to go for Bhigwan Camping and Bird Watching is in the winter months from November to March when the migratory birds are in abundance.

Is Bhigwan wort visiting?

Yes, the Bhigwan Camping and Bird-Watching is worth visiting. If you are a bird and nature lover you will find Bhigwan as a perfect weekend getaway destination.

What is the cost of Bhigwan Camping and Bird Watching package?

The cost of the Bhigwan Camping and Bird Watching package is generally 1500 INR per person. But the price may vary according to the pickup and drop point you choose.

Which river is near Bhigwan Campsite?

The Bhigwan is located near the river Bhima which forms the Ujani dam in the Bhigwan sanctuary.

Where do flamingoes migrate from to Bhigwan?

The flamingoes migrate from the Kutch region of Gujarat to Bhigwan and some migrate from other parts of Africa.

Is it necessary to booking camping in advance?

Yes, it is advised to book in advance for camping as they may get booked quickly during peak season. Booking will ensure your spot at the campsite.

What are the activities we can do at Bhigwan Camping site?

At the Bhigwan camping site, you can go bird watching as Bhigwan is a famous habitat for different avian species. You may also try boating in Ujani dam and visit the famous Shiv temple.

Are there any photographic opportunities at Bhigwan?

Yes, the Bhigwan offers different opportunities for photography to bird enthusiasts. The chance to capture the birds in their natural habitat is an incredible experience and opportunity.

How can we reach to the Bhigwan Camping and Bird Watching site?

Bhigwan is almost 100 Km away from Pune. Travelling by road is the best option to reach Bhigwan.

How much is the boat ride cost at Bhigwan?

The boat ride in Bhigwan's Ujani dam is 800 INR per person. The boat ride is provided in the package.

How high is Bhigwan from sea level?

.The Bhigwan is located 800 metres above the sea level at the Western Ghats range.

How far is Bhigwan Bird Sanctuary from Pune by train?

.The Bhigwan Bird Sanctuary is around 105 Km from Pune. From there you can travel by road.