Red Panda Photo Tour

Red Panda Photo Tour

Red Panda lives in remote high-altitude forest in Asia. It is smaller than giant panda, just larger than a domestic cat. Red panda hard to see, but on this tour you will spend several days in Singalilia National Park in northeast India, a known red panda hotspot, Great chances of spotting this ‘firefox’ among the trees are good.

Itinerary:

Day 01:  Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi and you will be transferred to pre booked hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Red Panda Photo Tour

Day 02:  Delhi – Bagdogra – Siliguri
This morning , after breakfast, Transfer to airport to board the flight to Bagdogra. On arrival drive towards Siliguri, a drive of around half an hour, where you spend the night at a hotel. The rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel.

Red Panda Photo Tour

Day 03:  Siliguri – Singalila National Park
Today morning you will visit Singalila National Park. This drive takes you to Manebhanjan, a journey of 3 hrs. We will be based here for few days to explore the park. Afternoon you can proceed for your first expedition into the national park,  Return to the lodge. Overnight stay.

Red Panda Photo Tour

Day 04:  Singalila National Park
Adventure starts from here exploring Singalila National Park with a naturalist guide and accompanied by porters, and you travel by 4×4 and on foot in search for red pandas. Red pandas are slightly larger than a domestic cat and have reddish-brown fur and a long tail. They are classed as endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and there are thought to be fewer than 10,000 in the wild, which makes seeing one all the more special. Overnight stay.

Red Panda Photo Tour

Day 05:  Singalila National Park
Another day of adventure starts  at Habre’s Nest.  You will leave with the guide in the morning also get a chance to see other animals  and different species such as Himalayan black bear, black panther, clouded leopard, yellow-throated marten, barking deer, pangolin and wild boar. Bird lovers will delight at their diversity here, with tragopan, blood pheasant, red-billed leothrix, chestnut-headed tesia, nuthatches, bull finches, treecreepers and satyr often seen. Overnight stay.

Red Panda Photo Tour

Day 06-07: Exploring from Habres Nest
2 days spending watching birds from the lodge’s hide and can take chance to admire the varied flora which includes several species of orchids, magnolias and rhododendrons. Overnight stay.

Red Panda Photo Tour

Day 08 : Bagdogra – Delhi
Now the adventure ends here and time to depart for Bagdogra airport and the mid-afternoon flight to Delhi. On arrival transfer to International Terminal.
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Red Panda Photo Tour

Red Panda Photo Tour