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Day 01 – Arrive Kolkata
Arrive Kolkata and meet the representative at the arrival hall and transfer to the hotel for check-in. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 02 – Kolkata – Guwahati (By Flight) – Manas National Park
Morning after breakfast, transfer to the airport to board the flight for Guwahati. Upon arrival, drive to Manas National Park (approx. 150Kms / 04 hours). It is 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.
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.
Upon arrival check-in at the forest resort and relax amidst the comforts of your room. Stay overnight at the forest resort.
This morning we will start our day little early and move to the Elephant boarding point for our first Jungle ride to the Manas National Park on an Elephant back. The Elephant safari is the best medium to explore a wildlife sanctuary and view the wildlife from very close quarters. The Elephant safari will take us to the dense and narrow paths thereby increasing the chances of animal sighting.
Later we will return to the resort for breakfast. After breakfast, we will get ready for our vehicle safari to the national park. Here we will move on the wild path of Manas National Park to explore the most stunning pristine wildlife habitat.
Return back to the resort for lunch. After lunch we will again move on our wildlife jungle safari to explore the Brahmaputra valley with its semi-evergreen forest. The forest is very rich in species of all Indian wildlife. Here you will have a chance to view the only known home for the rare and endangered Assam Roofed Turtle, Hispid Hare, Golden Langur and Pygmy Hog. Later in the evening return to the resort. Stay overnight at the forest resort.
Day 04 – Manas National Park – Nameri National park
Morning after breakfast, drive to Nameri National Park (approx. 290Kms / 06 hours). 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.
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. It’s 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.
Upon arrival check-in at the camp and relax amidst the comforts of your room. Evening is free for leisure walks around the camp site or individual activities. Stay overnight at the Camp.
Morning after breakfast, we will go for a fascinating river rafting on Jia Bhoroli River. For the same we will drive 25 kms from the resort towards the river upstream, from where we will enjoy the downstream rafting on the inflatable raft. Here we will have a chance to see a lot of migratory waterfowl and if you are lucky then you can even spot the Royal Bengal Tiger and the Elephant on the banks of the river from the boat.
After the river rafting return to the camp site for lunch. After lunch we will go on a nature trail along the reserve. Here we will be accompanied with a knowledgeable forest guides and armed forest guards. The forest treks are the best way to explore the Nameri National Park as it allows you to get very close to the wildlife life. Here once can spot the rare species of white-winged wood ducks and the great hornbills. Evening is free to for leisure walks around the camp site or individual activities. Overnight at the Camp.
Day 06 – Nameri National Park – Kaziranga National Park
Morning after breakfast, drive to Kaziranga National Park (approx. 90Kms / 02 hours). 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 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.
Upon arrival check-in at the resort/ Camp and relax amidst the comforts of your room. Afternoon Jeep safari to the National park for wildlife viewing and also visit the tea gardens and rubber plantations. Overnight at the resort/ Camp.
Today will awake a little early with a wake call and head for our morning elephant safari to the national park for wildlife viewing. Return back to resort/Camp for breakfast. After breakfast we will enjoy jeep safari. Overnight at the resort/ Camp.
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. Overnight at the resort/ Camp.
Morning after breakfast, drive to Jorhat (approx. 115Kms / 03 hours). Upon arrival check-in at the hotel and relax amidst the comforts of your room. Later visit Gibbon’s Sanctuary in search of the hoolock gibbon’s the only apes in India. The sanctuary is also famous for the Bengal slow loris the only nocturnal primate found in the northeast Indian states. During our wildlife search to the Gibbon Sanctuary, we will be able to spot other primates as the stump-tailed macaque, northern pig-tailed macaque, eastern Assamese macaque and rhesus macaque. Later return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Morning after breakfast, drive to Dibru Saikhowa National Park (approx. 335Kms / 07 hours). This bird’s paradise Dibru Saikhowa, situated in the south bank for Brahmaputra. The Dibru-Saikhowa national park or biosphere reserve is famous for its vibrant wildlife and its pristine scenic beauty. The park is home to many rare and endangered species of wildlife. The semi-evergreen forests and littoral and swamp forests is home of about 36 species of mammals and above 400 species of avifauna.
Upon arrival check-in at the Forest lodge/Camp and relax amidst the comforts of your room. Evening is free to relax and enjoy the surrounding area. Overnight at the Forest lodge/Camp.
Day 10 – Dibru Saikhowa National Park
Morning after breakfast we will go on a full day wildlife tour to Dibru – Saikhowa. We will move to Guijan Ghat or Saikhowa Ghat to explore the island in the middle of the mighty Brahmaputra River and witness a number of native and migratory birdlife. The main focus of the national park is for the conservation of white winged wood duck in its natural habitat.
The National Park is also famous for the wild horses, these horses have escaped the Army camps of World War-II, and some of them are freed during the earthquake of 1950. The third and fourth generations of these horses are still found in the national park. Evening is free to relax and enjoy the surrounding area. Overnight at the Forest lodge/Camp.
Morning after breakfast, drive to Namdapha National Park and later drive to Deban. Upon arrival at Deban, check-in at the Forest lodge/Camp. Enjoy the scenic beauty around the forest camp as it surrounded by evergreen forest over-looking the river Noa-Dihing. Later, we will spend the afternoon birding alongside the river Noa Dihing that flows adjacent to the forest lodge. Overnight at the Forest lodge/Camp.
Today after early breakfast, we will start our day and leave our forest camp and start trekking inside the Namdapha National Park. This trekking route will take us to the Hornbill camp. En-route to Hornbill, we will explore the area of Haldibari and Bulbulia. Haldibari is a picturesque camping spot, situated 5kms further from Deban. It lies across the Noa-Dihing River; it is also approachable by boat.
We will continue on our trek to Bulbulia which is also an enchanting camping site overlooking a large aquifer and derives its name from its several natural springs. We will also stop at camera point before moving to Hornbill. The camera point camping site, as the name suggests offers a vantage point for a breath-taking view of Namdapha and its lush green landscape.
On our trekking from Deban to Hornbill we will be able to witness the several types of vegetation’s and lots of birds like the White winged Wood Ducks which is a rare and endangered species, Indian hornbills, jungle fowls and pheasants.
Late in the evening arrive to Hornbill camp. Upon arrival, check-in at the Camp. Evening is free to relax and enjoy the surrounding area. Overnight at the Camp.
Today after breakfast morning, we will return to Deban by following the same route, enjoying a lot of bird watching on the way. Upon arrival check-in at the Forest lodge/Camp and relax amidst the comforts of your room. Evening is free to relax and enjoy the surrounding area. Overnight at the Forest lodge/Camp.
Day 14 – Deban – Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary
Morning after breakfast, we will leave for our next wildlife destination Dehing Patkai Wildlife sanctuary. This sanctuary is situated within the Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts of Assam and sharing its boundary with Arunachal Pradesh. Basically the sanctuary is a part of Elephant reserve. The forest type of the sanctuary will be tropical wet & evergreen.
Upon arrival, check-in at the Forest lodge. Evening is free to relax and enjoy the surrounding area. Overnight at the Forest lodge.
Day 15 – Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary
Today morning after breakfast, we will go for an exploration to the Dehing Patkai sanctuary and enjoy the flora and fauna presented here. During our wildlife visit to the sanctuary, we will be able to see the following wildlife mammals as Stump-tailed macaque, Assamese macaque, Rhesus macaque, Capped langur, Hoolock gibbon, Himalayan black bear, Hog-badger, Jungle cat, Leopard cat, Marbled cat, Clouded leopard, Leopard, Tiger, Slow loris, Wild pig, Sambar, Barking deer, Malayan giant squirrels, Flying fox, etc.
The avifauna found here in the Dehing Patkai wildlife sanctuary are Lesser Adjutant Stork, White Winged Wood duck, White-backed Vulture, Slender-billed Vulture, Wreathed Hornbill, Great Pied Hornbill, Green Imperial Pigeon, Purple wood or Pale capped Pigeon etc. and among the reptiles Rock python, King cobra, Asian leaf turtle, Monitor Lizard are found in the sanctuary. Overnight at the Forest lodge.
Day 16 – Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary – Dibrugarh
Morning after breakfast, drive to Dibrugarh (approx. 85Kms / 02 hours). Visit more beautiful villages along the way. Dibrugarh is known as the tea capital of Assam because of the numerous tea estates that surrounds this town.
Situated on the banks of the River Brahmaputra, Dibrugarh is surrounded by tea gardens with the misty outlines of the Himalayas in the background – Dibrugarh is the largest tea exporting town in India. One can go around the tea gardens which are located in and around the town. A large number of tea estates are located along highway covering large area of Dibrugarh district. Sometimes it is referred as the gateway to some districts of Arunachal Pradesh.
Upon arrival check-in at the hotel and relax amidst the comforts of your room. Later explore the local market and evening is free to relax and enjoy the surrounding area. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 17 – Dibrugarh – Kolkata (By Flight)
Morning after breakfast, transfer to the airport to board the flight for Kolkata. Upon arrival, rest of the day is free to explore the city or for individual activities.
Late night transfer to the airport for your departure flight for onward destination.