Custom tours...

In addition to our programme of scheduled departure (small group) tours we are able to arrange private/custom birding and wildlife tours for individuals, couples or groups of any size to most of our group tour destinations.  We also have a selection of itineraries on our website which are available as private/custom tours only - this is indicated in the info box on each tour page. Where an itinerary is available as a custom/private tour we've included indicative costs for 2 persons travelling together, with costs for other group sizes available on request.

Custom tours are ideal for those who prefer to travel alone, as a family, or as part of a group of friends or club/society members, for targeting specific species, for those wanting to travel at a slower (or faster!) pace, or to meet individual time/date constraints.  

You might like to follow one of our itineraries to the letter, or use it as the basis for a tailormade tour incorporating other interests, such as butterflies or photography.  We can also arrange custom extensions to any of our scheduled-departure tours if you’d like to add some extra days before or after your main trip.

How do I book?

1. Get in touch with us by email, phone or WhatsApp to talk to us about your travel plans.  Let us know what you would like to do, and when, any particular species you would like to try to see or photograph, and any special requests.  Whatever your requirements we'd be happy to help.

2. We will gladly offer our advice and suggestions and will put together an itinerary and quotation for your proposed tour which will be sent to you by email.

3. We'll give you time to read through the details, and will amend any part of the itinerary you wish, sending a revised quote if necessary.

4. Once you're happy with your tour you are ready to book by sending us your completed booking form together with your deposit payment (or full payment if less than 12 weeks before your tour start date).

 

Refer to BOOK A TOUR for full details on booking and paying for a tour, and be sure to read our Terms and Conditions. 

Our top picks, by month

India - Western: The Punjab, Rajasthan and Gujarat

Jan

Sri Lanka: Endemic Birds and Mammals

Feb

India - northeast: Assam Plains and the Eastern Himalaya

Costa Rica:

Mar

India - central : Tigers and Birds of India's Central Highlands

USA - Colorado: Grouse Leks, the Rockies and Great Plains

Apr

Bhutan - Comprehensive Eastern Himalayas

India - north: Kumaon Himalayas in Spring

May

Uganda:

Jun

Brazil - the Pantanal: 

Jul

Ecuador

Aug

Malaysia - Sabah:

Sep

India - northeast: Nagaland's Amur Falcon Migration

Oct

Bhutan - Himalayan Highlights and Black-necked Crane

India - South: The Western Ghats (& Andaman Is.)

Nov

Goa - Sunbirds, Sea-eagles and Sandplovers

The Gambia:

Dec

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Bluetail Birding Limited is registered in England, Company No. 11807144

The address of our registered office is: The Roost, Leiston Road, Middleton, Saxmundham, Suffolk IP17 3NS