Pune to Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary Overnight Tour
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Product Code : AGORA594
Two days private tour include transport and 1 night accommodation in Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary with all meals. 1st day activity include visit to Koyna Dam and boating on Shivsagar Lake. 2nd day morning Jeep Safari in Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary a natural World Heritage Site a habitat of tigers, leopards, sloth bear, wild dogs, Indian gaur, wild boar, sambar deer, barking deer, mouse deer, and giant squirrels. The forest is also home to over 300 species of birds including crusted serpent eagles, paradise fly catcher, yellow footed green pigeon, purple rumped sunbird, scarlet minivets and many more.
Day 1: Pune - Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary (200kms/ 4hrs approx)
Pick up from your hotel in Pune or Pune airport and drive to Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary check in at resort/ camp.
Later visit Koyna Dam on the Koyna river. It is one of the most significant dams in India and supplies water to majority parts of Maharashtra. Shivsagar Lake is the reservoir of this dam. It also acts as the main dam for the Koyna Hydroelectric Project. Boating on Shivsagar Lake one among the vast lakes of Maharashtra, has beautiful flora surrounding it, fresh greenery everywhere and calmness around it. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary - Pune (200kms/ 4hrs approx)
Early breakfast at resort/ camp followed by Jeep Safari. Explore Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary nestled in the beautiful Western Ghats sprawls over an area of about 426.52 sq km. It forms the catchments area for the Koyna River, and the Shivasagar reservoir formed by the Koyna Dam. It is surrounded by natural protective boundaries - Shivasagar Lake on one side, and the slopes of the Western Ghats on both the sides. These geographic barriers have enabled the emergence of a wide variety of flora and fauna and high biodiversity in the sanctuary. Its a known habitat of tigers, leopards, sloth bear, wild dogs, Indian gaur, wild boar, sambar deer, barking deer, mouse deer, and giant squirrels. The forest of Koyna is also home to over 300 species of birds including crusted serpent eagles, paradise fly catcher, yellow footed green pigeon, purple rumped sunbird, scarlet minivets and many more. Due to the wide range of elevations in the sanctuary, the ecoregions in the sanctuary include North Western Ghats montane rain forests above 1,000 m(3,300 ft) and North Western Ghats moist deciduous forests below. Dominant species are Anjani, Jambul, Hirda, Awala, Pisa, Ain, Kinjal, Amba, Kumbha, Bhoma, Chandala, Katak, Nana, Umbar, Jambha, Gela and Bibba. Karvi is found almost all over the area.
Afternoon drive to Pune & drop off to your hotel.
1 Night accommodation in offered hotels or similar (standard room)
1 Cycle of meal (Lunch, dinner & Breakfast)
Deluxe Air-conditioned private vehicle with English speaking chauffeur as per tour program
English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city).
Bottled drinking water in car
1 Jeep Safari in the sanctuary
Entrance fees to sanctuary and boat ride.
Applicable GST (government taxes).
Hotels are used or similar for 1 nights accommodations
Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary x 1 nights
3* - Riverside Inn
4* - Wind Chalet Resort
5* - Forest Escapes Holiday Homes
Any flight ticket
Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
Or anything not mentioned above.