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Assam & Arunachal Wildlife Tour

Day 01: Arrive Delhi / Kolkata

On arrival at Delhi / Kolkata airport meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 02: Delhi / Kolkata - Guwahati

Morning transfer to the airport to board the flight for Guwahati. On arrival meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 03: Guwahati - Manas National park (200 km / 4 ½ hrs)Explore One Horned Rhino during Assam Wildlife Tour

Today we will drive to Manas National Park with a traveling distance of around 4 ½ hrs, situated on the foothills of the Himalaya, in the north bank of the Brahmaputra river in Assam. It lies on the international border with Bhutan.
On arrival check in at forest resort. In the after jungle safari to the national park to explore its flora & fauna. Overnight stay at resort.

Manas is the most stunning pristine wildlife habitat in India, comparable to the best in the world in the beauty of its spectacular landscape. It is bounded on the north by the Royal Manas National Park in Bhutan, on the south by populous North Kamrup district and on both east and west by buffer forest reserves which are part of 2,840 sq. Km Manas Tiger reserve. It was created as a project tiger reserve in the year 1973 and declared national park in the year 1973. It is also a UNESCO Natural World Heritage (in danger) site, a Project Tiger Reserve, an Elephant Reserve and a Biosphere Reserve - a unique distinction. This Brahmaputra Valley semi-evergreen forest Terrestrial Eco-region is also the richest in species of all Indian wildlife areas and the only known home for the rare and endangered Assam Roofed Turtle, Hispid Hare, Golden Langur and Pygmy Hog.

Day 04: Manas Tiger Reserve

Morning and afternoon jungle safari to the national park for wildlife viewing. Overnight stay at resort.

Manas national park is habitat for 55 mammals, 50 reptiles and three amphibians species. At least 33 of its animals listed as threatened by the IUCN, this is the greatest number of any protected area in the country. These threatened species are the Assam Roofed turtle Kachuga sylhetensis, Golden Langur Presbytis geei, Hispid Hare Caprolagus hispidus, Pygmy Hog Sus salvanius and the only pure strain of Asiatic Wild Buffalo Bubalus arnee.

Day 05: Manas - Nameri National park (320 km / 7 ½ hrs)Explore One Horned Rhino during wildlife tour to Manas National Park

Today we will drive to the most beautiful parks of Assam, Nameri national Park covering an area of 200 Sq. Kms nestled at the foothills of Eastern Himalayas. It is famous for the high density of elephant population. On arrival check into, camp. Evening explore the surrounding around the camp site. Overnight in camp.

Nameri National Park covers an area of 200 Sq. Kms. With river Jia Bhoroli bifurcating the park, it is the most scenic of all the national parks of Assam. Its in the eastern border of Assam in the valley and mountainous Arunachal Pradesh, Nameri is home to some of the endangered species like white winged wood duck, Sloth Bear, Tiger Leopard, Clouded Leopard, Sambar, Gaur, Indian Wild Dog, four varieties of Hornbill and many other winged species. The other reason Nameri is famous for, is the herds of elephants. The park have a high density of elephant population and due to lessening of forest cover, they sometimes invade human inhabited villages, which have attracted the attention of wildlife conservationists worldwide.

Day 06: Nameri National Park

Morning after breakfast a guided trekking through Nameri Forest reserve to explore its major wildlife. Afternoon enjoy river rafting. Overnight at Camp.

Day 07: Nameri - Kaziranga National Park (140 km / 2 ½ hrs)Elephant Safari In Kaziranga National Park

Today after breakfast we will leave for the Rhino country, Kaziranga national park which is mainly famous for Indian one Horned Rhinoceros. Located on the banks of the mighty Brahmaputra River in the far North East of India, Assam, with covering an area of approximately 430-sq-kms, with its swamps and tall thickets of elephant grass, making Kaziranga National Park the ideal habitat for the Indian One-Horned Rhino. Due to limitless poaching of this prehistoric survivor, the Kaziranga National Park was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1940.

On arrival check in at the wildlife resort. In the afternoon Jeep safari to the National park for wildlife viewing. Overnight stay at resort.

Day 08: Kaziranga National Park

Today will awake a little early with a wake call, half hrs before we will head for our morning elephant safari (05:30 am to 06:30 am), to the national park for wildlife viewing. Return back to resort for breakfast. After breakfast jeep safari (either central or western range). Return to lodge for lunch. After lunch jeep safari (if visited central range in the morning then western range or vice versa). Overnight stay at wildlife resort.
Apart from the great one horned Indian Rhino, the other major wild attractions include a large population of Indian Elephants, Indian Bison, Swamp Deer or Barasingha, Hog Deer, Sloth Bears, Tigers, Leopard Cats, Jungle Cats, Otters, Hog Badgers, Capped Langurs, Hoolock Gibbons, Wild Boar, Jackal, Wild Buffalo, Pythons, Monitor Lizards, etc.

Day 09: Kaziranga National Park

We will continue with our wild safari with kaziranga on the consecutive day to explore the more wildlife. We will be doing the jungle safari as per the very previous day. We will enter twice to the national park visiting either central or western range first. Overnight stay at resort.

Day 10: Kaziranga - Dibru Saikhowa National Park (281 km)

Morning after breakfast drive to Dibru-Saikhowa. On arrival check in at forest rest house. After fresh-n-up we will spend the afternoon birding around Gujan. Overnight at Forest Rest House.

Day 11: Dibru SaikhowaBirding Tour in Dibru-Saikowa National Park

Full days birding by boat and on foot. We will be birding in grasslands, swamps and forest habitat. Overnight, stay at Forest Rest House.

The commonly found avifauna here includes Greater Adjutant Stork, Lesser Adjutant Stork, Great Grebe, Indian Shag, Grey Heron, Purple Heron, Night Heron, Yellow Bittern, Openbill Stork, Black Stork, Large Whistling Teal, Greylag Goose, Common Pintail, Pallas's Fishing Eagle, Griffon Vulture, Osprey, Crested Serpent Eagle, Spot Billed Pelican, White Winged Duck, Baer's Pochard, Greater Spotted Eagle, Bengal Florican, Pale Capped Pigeon, Great Pied Hornbill, March Babbler, Jerdon's Babbler, Black Breasted Parrotbill etc.

Day 12: Dibru Saikhowa - Namdapha National Park (Arunachal Pradesh)

Today we will start our birding trip with taking a drive to Namdapha National Park. We will drive to Deban, via Digboi and Miao, entering the State of Arunachal Pradesh. On the way we will be making stops for birding between Miao and Deban. Upon arrival at Deban check in at Camp Namdapha / Deban Forest Lodge. After fresh-n-up we will spend the remaining day birding alongside the river Noa Dihing that flows adjacent to the forest lodge. Overnight stay in Forest Lodge / Camp.

Day 13: NamdaphaBird Watching Tour in Namdapha National Park

Full day birding in Namdapha & surroundings. During our birding trip to Namdapha we will counter with following species of birds and many more like Ibisbill, Long- billed Plover, White-bellied Heron, Crested and Blyth's Kingfisher, Black-breasted Thrush, Slender-billed Scimitar-Babbler, Snowy throated Babbler, Rufous-necked Laughingthrush, Pale Blue Flycatcher, Large-billed Leaf Warbler, Lesser Fish Eagle, Sultan Tit, Beautiful Nuthatch, White-naped Yuhina, Great, Wreathed, Rufous-necked and Brown Hornbills, White-cheeked Partridge, Pale-headed Woodpecker, Blue-naped Pitta, Collared Treepie, Wedge-billed Wren Babbler, Greater and Lesser Rufous-headed Parrotbills, Chestnut-backed Laughingthrush, Rufous-throated Fulvetta, Green Cochoa, and Dark-sided Thrush.

Day 14: Namdapha - Dibrugarh (166 km)

Morning after breakfast drive to Dibrugarh via Deban. On the way we will be making stops for birding between Miao and Deban. On arrival at dibrugarh. Check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 15: Dibrugarh - Kolkata / Delhi

Morning after breakfast transfer to the airport to board the flight for Delhi / Kolkata. On arrival meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 16: Departure

Morning after breakfast full day guided city sightseeing tour. Later in the evening transfer to the International airport to board the flight for onward destination.

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