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Bhigwan is a small dusty town on the border of Pune and Solapur district in Central Maharashtra, in India. Bhigwan is located on the Pune-Solapur Highway. South of Bhigwan town exist a widespread backwater formed due to a man-made dam built on the Bhima River. The dam is called as Ujni dam. The backwaters are spread over a wide region and are mainly a shallow waste water reserve. There are two areas where one can see the migratory water birds. 1. Diksal - Parewadi 2. Dalaj – Kumbharwadi.

Region                                  Bhigwan, Daund

No of Days                          Ex – Mumbai      02 Days

Grade                                   Easy 

Type                                      Photography / Wildlife / Birdwatching






Day 1

Mumbai  - Bhigwan



Day 2

Bhigwan – MWS – Mumbai  




Day 1

Mumbai – Bhigwan

Start from Mumbai at 5am and drive towards Bhigwan. Arrive and check in the homestay and freshen up. Post breakfast head out for Grassland trail on foot/boat. Click the birds of grasslands, freshwater and marshes. Return for lunch. Post lunch head for 3hrs boat safari to photography the waders, Flamingos, ducks, storks, cranes and birds of prey. Dinner will be served. Post dinner a short stroll on the night trail around the lake circumference looking for nocturnal birds and mammals. Return by 11pm and call it off a day.

Day 2

Bhigwan – Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary – Mumbai

A lazy and filling breakfast followed by check out from the guest house. Drive to MWS and photograph the grassland, scrubland birds and raptors. Lunch en-route Mumbai on the expressway and drop in Mumbai by 06pm.
Tour officially ends.

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis in above mentioned hotel
  • Return transfers by AC vehicle from Mumbai (with transport option)**
  • Meals as per mentioned in the itinerary
  • 1 Boat Safari
  • 1 Grassland Safari
  • 1 Night Safari
  • Entry fee to MWS
  • Guide Charges
  • Professional Wildlife naturalist host of the experience
  • GST 5%
  • Convenience fee
  • Transport from origin to bhigwan (W/o transport option)**
  • Additional / personal use of vehicle
  • Extended stay due to weather conditions or any situation not in human control
  • Any personal expenses, room service and special orders, mineral waters, non-alcoholic beverages, tips, phone calls, laundry etc.
  • Any extra excursions or sightseeing apart from the above specified itinerary.
  • Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control.
  • Camera fees.
  • Airfare/Rail fare
  • Anything Specifically NOT mentioned in includes.

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