Sikkim Bird Watching Tour

Sikkim is considered as a hot spot for the biodiversity in the Himalayan region. Sikkim is rich in Avifauna and is considered to be a birdwatchers paradise. With Cultural Safari Tours India enjoy Sikkim bird watching in the bird sanctuary where a number of varieties are found.

Sikkim Bird Watching Tour

Duration: 04 Nights / 05 Days
Destinations Covered: Bagdogra /New Jalpaiguri – Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary – Mt. Kangchenjunga – Bagdogra / New Jalpaiguri

Tour Highlights

  • Sikkim is renowned for its astounding variety of birds, animals, and flowers, explore the various birding destinations in Sikkim.
  • Birding and Photography in Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary (FWLS)
  • Trekking in Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Panoramic view of Mt. Kanchenjunga

Detailed Itinerary

This amazing nature and birding tour for 05 days and passes through several beautiful regions of Sikkim. Originating from New Jalpaiguri, this tour opens door to the picturesque Avifauna world of the state. Roaming around some of the beautiful hills, colourful meadows and dense forests, this amazing tour proves to be an ideal bird watching tour in Sikkim.

Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary (FWLS), East Sikkim Explore Tour Itinerary

Tour Package Details of Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary (FWLS)

Day 01: Arrive at Bagdogra Airport or New Jalpaiguri Railway (NJP) Station

Arrive at Bagdogra Airport (BA)/ New Jalpaiguri Railway (NJP) Station. Meet our representative & transfer to hotel/guest house at Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary. Overnight in hotel/guest house.

Day 02: Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary Tour

Early morning take short drive of just few kms to see morning view of panoramic Mt. Kanchenjunga and later back to hotel/guest house at FWLS. After breakfast, we will go for birding for the whole day in FWLS. Overnight in hotel/guest house.

Day 03: Tinjurey Trekking

After breakfast go to the top of the hill of FWLS (commonly known as Tinjurey Trekking) inside dense temperate forest with packed lunch and will return back in the evening. Overnight in hotel/guest house.

Day 04: Morning Excursion to Mt. Kanchenjunga

Early morning again go to see early morning view of Mt. Kanchenjunga, do the birding for whole day. Back to hotel/guest house in the evening. Overnight in hotel/guest house.

Day 05: Drop you at Bagdogra Airport (BA)/ New Jalpaiguri Railway (NJP) Station

After taking breakfast, drive to Gangtok and visit M.G. Marg for shopping. After spending some time (about 1 hour or so), we will drop you at Bagdogra Airport (BA)/ New Jalpaiguri Railway (NJP) Station.
End of tour.

Package Includes:

  • Accommodation in hotel / guest house on one pax in one room.

  • All meals with tea & coffee.

  • A/c innova car for all transportation with all expenses including toll taxes, parking and drivers allowances.

  • All permits & entry fee.

  • All fee of expert guide during birding trips.

Package Does Not Include:

  • Any flight or train tickets.

  • Tips to drivers & guides.

  • Expenses of personal nature like bar bills, laundry, etc.

  • Drinking water.

  • Anything which is not in the included

Some of the Birds of Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary during winter season
1. Red-headed Laughingthrush
2. Yellow-billed Blue Magpie
3. Rufous-breasted Accentor
4. Rufous-bellied Niltava
5. Fire-tailed Sunbird
6. Grey-headed Flycatcher
7. Grey Bushchat
8. Verditer Flycatcher
9. Bar-throated Minla
10. Ashy Drongo
11. Green-backed Tit
12. Rusty-fronted Barwing
13. Mrs. Gould’s Sunbird
14. Red-headed Tit
15. Grey-sided Bush-Warbler
16. Cinnamon Tree Sparrow
17. Oriental Tree Pipit
18. Blue-fronted Redstart
19. Rufous Sibia
20. Scarlet Minivet
21. Yellow-naped Yuhina
22. Red-billed Leiothrix
23. Gold-spectacled Flycatcher-Warbler
24. White-crested Laughingthrush
25. Hoary-throated Barwing
26. Slender-billed Scimitar-Babbler
27. Common Rosefinch
28. Scaly Thrush
29. Dark-breasted Rosefinch
30. Red-tailed Minla
31. White-throated Laughingthrush
32. Dark-throated Thrush
33. Common Green Magpie
34. Great Barbet
35. Slaty-blue Flycatcher
36. Blue-winged Minla
37. Velvet-fronted Nuthatch
38. White naped yuhina
39. Rufous-vented Yuhina
40. Stripe-throated Yuhina
41. Striated Yuhina
42. Rufous-capped Babbler
43. Lesser Scaly-breasted Wren-Babbler
44. Long-billed Wren-Babbler
45. Greater Scaly-breasted Wren-Babbler
46. Orange Headed Thrush
47. Tickell’s Thrush
48. White collared blackbird
49. Golden Bush-Robin
50. Eurasian Woodcock
51. Chestnut-headed Tesia
52. Broad-billed Flycatcher-Warbler
53. Impeyan Monal
54. Streaked Laughingthrush
55. Daurian Redstart
56. Spotted-winged Grosbeak
57. Gold-naped Black Finch
58. Yellow-breasted Greenfinch
59. Black-throated Sunbird
60. Brown-flanked Bush-Warbler
61. Pink-browed Rosefinch
62. Common Hill-Partridge
63. Fire-breasted Flowerpecker
64. Tickell’s Flowerpecker
65. Golden-throated Barbet
66. Grey-throated Babbler
67. Blue-throated Barbet
68. Brown-throated Tree-Creeper
69. Brown Wood-Owl
70. Speckled Piculet
71. Black-naped Green Woodpecker
72. Small Yellow-naped Woodpecker
73. Small Niltava
74. White-tailed Robin
75. Barred Cuckoo-Dove
76. Blue-headed Rock-Thrush
77. Asian Barred Owlet
78. Wedge-tailed Green-Pigeon
79. Red headed bullfinch
80. Yellow-bellied Fantail-Flycatcher
81. Darjeeling Pied Woodpecker
82. Maroon Oriole
83. Grey-sided Laughingthrush
84. Spotted Laughingthrush
85. Black-faced Laughingthrush
86. Scaly Laughingthrush
87. Rufous-necked Laughingthrush
88. Rufous Piculet
89. Silver-eared Leiothrix
90. Striated Bulbul
91. Little Pied Flycatcher
92. Black-throated Prinia
93. Black-spotted Yellow Tit
94. Indian Blue Robin
95. Yellow-breasted Greenfinch
96. White-browed Tit-Babbler
97. White-tailed Nuthatch
98. Tickell’s Warbler
99. Orange-gorgeted Flycatcher
100. Grey-headed Flycatcher-Warbler
101. Rusty-cheeked Scimitar-Babbler
102. Hodgson’s Scimitar-Babbler
103. Gold-breasted Tit-Babbler
104. Nepal Tit-Babbler
105. Rufous-winged Tit-Babbler

Top 45 Birds of Fambhonglho wildlife sanctuary during winter season
1. Orange-gorgeted Flycatcher
2. Yellow-breasted Greenfinch
3. Little Pied Flycatcher
4. Blue-headed Rock-Thrush
5. White-tailed Robin
6. Golden-throated Barbet
7. Fire-breasted Flowerpecker
8. Common Hill-Partridge
9. Pink-browed Rosefinch
10. Spotted-winged Grosbeak
11. Gold-naped Black Finch
12. Yellow-breasted Greenfinch
13. Chestnut-headed Tesia
14. Broad-billed Flycatcher-Warbler
15. Impeyan Monal
16. Striated Yuhina
17. Rufous-capped Babbler
18. Lesser Scaly-breasted Wren-Babbler
19. Long-billed Wren-Babbler
20. Greater Scaly-breasted Wren-Babbler
21. Orange Headed Thrush
22. Tickell’s Thrush
23. White collared blackbird
24. Golden Bush-Robin
25. Eurasian Woodcock
26. Chestnut-headed Tesia
27. Broad-billed Flycatcher-Warbler
28. Velvet-fronted Nuthatch
29. White naped yuhina
30. Rufous-vented Yuhina
31. Stripe-throated Yuhina
32. Striated Yuhina
33. Dark-breasted Rosefinch
34. Dark-throated Thrush
35. Hoary-throated Barwing
36. Slender-billed Scimitar-Babbler
37. Red-billed Leiothrix
38. Blue-fronted Redstart
39. Rusty-fronted Barwing
40. Mrs. Gould’s Sunbird
41. Bar-throated Minla
42. Yellow-billed Blue Magpie
43. Rufous-breasted Accentor
44. Rufous-bellied Niltava


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