GIGANTIC BIRD-WATCHING TOUR
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Hotel accomodation 28 NIGHTS 29 DAYS
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About Location Assam (GIGANTIC BIRD-WATCHING TOUR)
The mystifying land of soaring blue hills and undulating river valleys, Assam is the doorway to the northeast fringes of India. A popular tourism destinations among the nature lovers, this state attracts countless tourists from all over the world through its peerless tourist attractions. The radiant Brahmaputra River flowing from Tibet meanders from Assam and augments the beauty of the region. With its breathtaking natural exquisiteness, Assam paves a way for a congenial and unforgettable tour for the travellers. A tourist must visit this place to get drenched in mystic tranquility and gripping panorama.Our finely crafted Assam vacation packages take the travellers to a comprehensive and pleasant tour to this surreal land. Our affordable and all-inclusive holiday packages and deals offer the tourists a relaxing yet delightful sojourn. The dedicated staff strives its best to render a personal touch to your tour to Assam. We offer all the amenities and tender a gratifying tour without burning a hole in your pocket Assam is a state in northeastern India known for its wildlife, archeological sites and tea plantations. In the west, Guwahati, Assam’s largest city, features silk bazaars and the hilltop Kamakhya Temple. Umananda Temple sits on Peacock Island in the Brahmaputra river. The state capital, Dispur, is a suburb of Guwahati. The ancient pilgrimage site of Hajo and Madan Kamdev, the ruins of a temple complex, lie nearby.According to a late text, Kalika Purana (c. 9th–10th century AD), the earliest ruler of Assam was Mahiranga Danav of the Danava dynasty, which was removed by Naraka who established the Naraka dynasty. The last of these rulers, also Naraka, was slain by Krishna.
On arrival at Delhi International airport meet with our representative and transfer to the domestic airport to board the flight for Dibrugarh. On arrival at Dibrugarh airport meet and transfer to Hotel Little Palace / similar. Evening visit the local market. Overnight stay in Dibrugarh.
After breakfast drive to Namdapha National Park (200kms / 5hrs) – enroute stop at Digboi to visit the Oil Museum and the 2nd WW Allied Forces Cemetery. Reach Namdapha in the evening and stay overnight in the forest lodge.
Located in the Changlang district, Namdapha is famous for its wildlife sanctuary, which has been declared as a national park. It is a few kilometers away from Miao. For the truly dedicated wilderness and wildlife fan, a visit to the Namdapha National Park is challenging, covering a wide range of altitudes from 200 mts. to 4,500 mts. The park largely inaccessible, has diverse habitats and flora and fauna that are typical of this area. The majestic gaur or mithun, elephant, Himalayan black bear, takin, the wild goat peculiar to the Patkoi range, musk deer, slow loris, binturong and the red panda are all found here. The predators include the tiger, leopard, the rare snow leopard and clouded leopard in the higher reaches of the hills. The white winged wood duck a rare and endangered species, has been shelter in the park.
A number of primate species are seen in the park, such as Assamese macaque, pig-tailed macaque and the distinctive hoolock gibbon, Hornbills, jungle fowl and pheasants flap their noisy way through the jungle, which harbors other colorful bird species. The inaccessibility of the greater part of the park has helped to keep the forests in their pristine state.
Full day in Namadapha – birding trek inside the park. Overnight stay in Namdapha.
Full day in Namadapha – birding trek inside the park. Overnight stay in Namdapha.
After breakfast drive to Dibru Saikhowa National Park (180kms / 4hrs). On arrival check in at Jungle camp. Rest of the day free at leisure & enjoy the vicinity around the camp. Overnight stay in Dibru Saikhowa.
A total 36 species of mammals have so far been recorded from the Dibru-Saikhowa, of which 12 are listed in the schedule 1 of Wildlife (Protection) Act 1972. The mammalian species of Dibru-Saikhowa includes – Royal Bengal Tiger, Leopard, Clouded Leopard, Jungle Cat, Sloth Bear, Dhole, Small Indian Civet, Malayan Giant Squirrel, Chinese Pangolin, Gangetic Dolphin, Slow Loris, Pig Tailed Macaque, Assamese Macaque, Rhesus Macaque, Capped Langur, Hoolock Gibbon, Asian Elephant, Wild Boar, Sambar, Hog Deer, barking Deer, Asiatic Water Buffalo, Feral Horses etc.
The Dibru – Saikhowa is equally rich and diver in herpeto fauna. 2 species of Monitor Lizards, 8 species of Turtles and 8 species of Snakes have so far been recorded from the Dibru-Saikhowa. 62 different species of fishes and more than 350 species of birds have also been recorded from the Dibru-Saikhowa.
The avifauna of Dibru-Saikhowa 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.
Full day at Dibru Saikhowa – birding inside the park through trek and by boat. Overnight stay in Dibru Saikhowa.
After breakfast drive to Panidihing Bird Sanctuary (120kms / 3hrs) – afternoon watch migratory water birds in the sanctuary. Overnight at a tourist lodge.
Morning more birding in the sanctuary. Afternoon visit Ahom Monuments and temples at Sibsagar – the 600 year old history of the Ahom Dynasty in Assam. Overnight at Hotel Shiva Palace in Sibsagar.
After breakfast drive to Gibbons Wild Life Sanctuary (100kms / 3hrs). On arrival check in at the tourist lodge. Later after fresh-n-up bird watching in the sanctuary. Overnight stay in tourist Lodge.
Early morning watch the Hoolock Gibbons in the sanctuary – the only ape species found in India. In the afternoon drive to Kaziranga (150kms / 4hrs). On arrival check in at Landmark Woods Resort. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay in Kaziranga.
Kaziranga National Park lies partly in Golaghat District and partly in Nagaon District of Assam. It is the oldest park in assam covers an area of 430 Sq kms along the river Brahmaputra on the North and the Karbi Anglong hills on the South. The National Highway 37 passes through the park area and tea estates, hemmed by table-top tea bushes. One can even see the rhinos and wild elephants straying near the highway.
Kaziranga National Park a world heritage site is famous for the Great Indian one horned rhinoceros, the landscape of Kaziranga is of sheer forest, tall elephant grass, rugged reeds, marshes & shallow pools. It has been declared as National Park in 1974.
Kaziranga National Park is one of the last areas in eastern India undisturbed by a human presence. It is inhabited by the world’s largest population of one-horned rhinoceroses, as well as many mammals, including tigers, elephants, panthers and bears, and thousands of birds.
Full day at kaziranga – elephant and jeep safaris in the park. Overnight stay in Kaziranga.
Full Day at Kaziranga – jeep safaris in the park. Overnight stay in Kaziranga.
Morning birding trek in the neighboring villages and tea plantations. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight stay in Kaziranga.
After breakfast drive to Nameri National Park (120kms / 3hrs) – afternoon birding trek alongside the Jia Bhoreli river that flows through the park. Overnight at the Eco Camp.
The habitat of Nameri is made up of tropical evergreen, Semi-evergreen, moist deciduous forests with cane and bamboo brakes and narrow strips of open grassland along rivers. Grassland comprise of less than 10% of the total area of the park while the semi-evergreen and moist deciduous species dominate the area. Some notable species are Gamari, Titachopa, Amari, Bogipoma, Ajar, Urium poma, Bhelou, Agaru, Rudraksha, Bonjolokia, Hatipolia akhakan, ahollock, Nahor, Siya Nahar, Simul, Bonsum etc. Orchids include Dendrobium, Cymbidium, Ladies Sleeper etc. Tree Fern, Lianas, creepers are some of the specialties of this forests.
The most prized and most significant finding is the White Winged Wood Duck which has a flourishing population in Nameri confirmed officially in 1995. Till now 315 avian species have been recorded in the Park, some of them are White winged wood duck, Great Pied Hornbill, Wreathed Hornbill, Rufous Necked Hornbill, Black Stork, Ibis Bill, Large Whistling Teal, Common Merganser, King Vulture, Long Billed Ring Plover, Khaleej Pheasant, Hill Myna, Pin tailed green Pigeon, Himalayan pied Kingfisher, Three Toed kingfisher, Fairly Blue Bird Etc.
Full day at Nameri – birding trek inside the park. Overnight stay in Nameri.
Morning birding trek in the park. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight stay in Nameri.
After breakfast drive to Eagle-nest Sanctuary bordering the states of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. Reach in the afternoon and stay in a tourist lodge. Short birding trek in the afternoon. Overnight stay in tourist lodge.
Full day at Eagle nest Sanctuary – trek inside the sanctuary to sight rare birds of the region. Overnight stay in tourist lodge.
Another day at Eagle-nest. Overnight stay in tourist lodge.
After breakfast drive to Orang National Park – the smallest national park in the state of Assam. Afternoon go for a jeep safari in the park. Overnight at the tourist lodge.
Full day at Orang – enjoy elephant and jeep safaris in the park. Overnight at the tourist lodge.
After breakfast drive to Manas National Park (250kms / 6hrs) – reach late in the afternoon. Evening at leisure. Overnight at a jungle lodge.
Full day at Manas – enjoy birding on elephant back and later take a boat ride on the Manas river for more birding. Overnight at a jungle lodge.
Full day at Manas – jeep safari and trekking in the park for birding. Overnight at a jungle lodge.
After breakfast drive to Pabitora Wildlife Sanctuary (200kms / 5hrs) – a small 40 sq.kms sanctuary with the highest concentration of rhinos. Reach in the afternoon and stay overnight at a jungle lodge. Evening at leisure. Overnight at a jungle lodge.
Full day at Pabitora – birding and wildlife viewing in the park. Overnight at a jungle lodge.
Another day at Pabitora at leisure. Overnight at a jungle lodge
After early breakfast visit the Deepor Beel – a marshland with high concentration of migratory birds. Afternoon return to Guwahati and stay overnight at Landmark Hotels.
After breakfast departure transfer to the airport to board flight for Delhi. On arrival meet & transfer to the international airport for onward destination.