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Bhigwan Bird Watching

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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. The distance between Pune city center and Bhigwan is 105 km. One can travel to Bhigwan by...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Bhigwan Village, Baramati 413130, India
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+91 99606 10615
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is my favorite place for bird photography. Normally I visit Kumbhargaon near Bhigwan. It's almost 100 Kms from Pune (1.5 Hrs. drive). You have to reach early morning around sun rise time or preferably before that. You can see many migratory& local birds &...More

2  Thank ViveckP4
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Though it is harsh summer , but I clicked around 100 flamingos, worry visiting. Nagar is the owner offers choice of food. Fish is fresh catch. Reach at night , do a early morning boating and leave . The heat is not bearable.

3  Thank krishnan825
Reviewed May 5, 2018

I never imagined that such a good bird sanctuary exists near Pune. We hired a boat and had long ride of 2.5 hours inside the lake for bird watching. We got to see lots of water birds such as Flemingo, ibis, heron, ecrates etc. They...More

1  Thank SatishP474
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Very nice experience, really peace of mind if you like birds than don't miss this place. You can see different types of birds in a crowd We visited our tour with mr.sandeep nagre very cooperative staff..

1  Thank sweetshrusti
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

We visited Kumbhargaon in the beginning of the month and it couldn't have been more rewarding. There are thousands of birds including the migratory; though flamingos were exceptionally less this year. As we are very passionate about birdwatching and photography we stayed for 3 nights...More

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Reviewed April 5, 2018

Visited Bhigwan Bird Sanctuary for two days on 30th and 31st of March 2018. Enjoyed homestay with Mr. Sandip Nagare (Mobile number 9960 610615). Useful information of the visit: • Stay was at Agnipankh Flamingo Point at Kumbhargaon (about 100km from Pune off the NH...More

1  Thank Venkata Kumar S
Reviewed March 21, 2018

Went to Agnipankh Flamingo Point at Kumbhargaon. As Guided by Mr. Sandip Nagare did booking on weekdays in the last week of February 2018. Please avoid weekends as there is mad rush. Home stay arrangements with attached toilet rooms and non attach one. Prefer attach...More

1  Thank Prashanti S
Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

Bhigwan is an excellent place for birding enthusiasts. The back waters of Ujani dam. After monsoon the back waters carry water hence attract lot of different species of birds including Flamingos. There are homestays developed by locals with basic but clean boarding facilities. Birding safaris...More

2  Thank Bhavesh S
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Went here twice, first time for hour and half boat ride and two days later fir sunrise 3 hour boat ride. The staff are great told us about the birds name and where from, the lake is so peaceful. If your in the area you...More

2  Thank Susan F
Reviewed February 11, 2018

Went to Agnipankh Flamingo Point in Kumbhargaon. About 100 km from Pune. You will not have too much traffic after you leave Pune in the morning and will reach in about 1.5 hours. The Highway is in a good condition and the road once you...More

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ShivaniB223
March 31, 2018|
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Response from Prashanti S | Reviewed this property |
For migratory birds Feb is the best time as you get maximum all the species. for rosy starling birds Jan is the best time. There are few homestay kind of accomodation . Best is Agnipankha flamingo birding point. Their guides... More
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sureshr733
January 19, 2018|
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Response from swapnil j | Property representative |
yes, & it is present now in jan, Feb ,march Form bhigwan bird watching Mob- +918308383050 (Swapnil jarad)
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chithilikho2010
December 30, 2017|
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Thanks sir for visiting Bhigwan bird sanctuary. Form bhigwan bird watching team For your future visiting contact Mob- +918308383050 (Swapnil jarad)
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