Duration: 11 Nights / 12 Days
Place to visit: New Delhi – Guwahati – Nameri- Kaziranga – Gibbon Sanctuary – Dibbru Soikhowa – Dibrugrah - – Delhi Fly Back
Day 01: Arrive New Delhi
On arrival at the New Delhi airport, you will be met by our representative who will transfer you and assist you in check in at the hotel. He will handover and explain all the travel related documents. Overnight stay at the hotel in New Delhi.
Day 02: New Delhi – Guwahati – Nameri ( Flight + 210 kms/5 hrs drive)
Morning after breakfast transfer to the airport to board a flight to Guwahati at 0745 hrs. Meeting and assistance on arrival at Guwahati airport at 1000 hrs and drive to Nameri National Park 200 kms/5 hrs drive.
On arrival check into the resort. Lunch at resort and evening bird watching near the lodge. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge
Day 03: Nameri
You will have the opportunity to go on a jungle walk, take a boat ride, or even go rafting on the Jia Bhoroli river which bifurcates the Park. (Please note that these activities are subject to availability and weather conditions. Nameri National Park is a national park in the foothills of the eastern Himalayas in the Sonitpur District of Assam, India, about 35 km from Tezpur. Nameri is about 9 km from Chariduar, the nearest village.
Nameri shares its northern boundary with the Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary of Arunachal Pradesh. Together they constitute an area of over 1000 km2 of which Nameri has a total area of 200 km. The vegetation type of nameri is of semi-evergreen, moist deciduous forests with cane and bamboo brakes and narrow strips of open grassland along rivers. The forests are rich in epiphytes, lianas, and creepers and clump-forming bamboo. This is excellent elephant country and was considered to be an elephant reserve. It is an ideal habitat for a host of other animals including the tiger, leopard, sambar, dhole (the Asiatic wild dog), pygmy hog, Indian wild bison, clouded leopard, leopard cat, muntjac, gaur, wild boar, sloth bear, Himalayan black bear, capped langur and Indian giant squirrel.
Nameri is a birdwatcher's paradise with over 300 species. The white winged wood duck, great pied hornbill, wreathed hornbill, rufous necked hornbill, black stork, ibisbill, blue-bearded bee-eaters, babblers, plovers and many other birds make Nameri their home
Day 04: Nameri – Kaziranga
Early morning foot safari in the Tiger Reserve for birding and wildlife watching. After breakfast drive to Kaziranga Tiger Reserve 2 hrs dirve. On arrival check into The Lodge. Lunch and afternoon game drive to the national park. Dinner and overnight at Jungle Lodge Kaziranga National Park lies partly in Golaghat District and partly in Nagaon District of Assam. It is the oldest park in Assam and covers an area of 430 sq km along the river Brahmaputra in the North and the Karbi Ang long hills in the South. The National Highway 37 passes through the park area and tea estates, hemmed by table-top tea bushes. The Park is a world heritage site and was declared a national Park in 1974. The landscape is of sheer forest, tall elephant grass, rugged reeds, marshes and shallow pools.
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.
Dinner and overnight at Resort.
Day 05: In Kaziranga
Morning and afternoon game drives to the national park. Breakfast and lunch at the Resort.
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 tiger, elephant, water buffalo, gaur, leopard cat, otter and monitor lizard. Some of the birds that can be commonly sighted are theflamingo, crane, grey-headed fishing eagle, whistling teal, crested serpent eagle, open-billed stork, swamp partridge, osprey, cormorant, heron and marsh harrier.
Dinner and overnight stay at the resort.
Day 06: In Kaziranga
After breakfast Dolphin watching cruise on the Brahmaputra river by mechanized boat with packed lunch. Dinner and overnight stay at the resort.
Day 07: Kaziranga – Gibbon Sanctuary (110 kms/2-3hrs drive)
Morning game drive to the national park and later drive to Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary 110kms /2-3 hrs drive. On arrival check into a home stay/Guest house.
Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary where 7 species of Primates including India's only Ape, Hoolock Gibbon are found. The Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary, formerly known as the Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary or Hollongapar Reserve Forest is an isolated protected area of evergreen forest located in Assam, India. The sanctuary was officially constituted and renamed in 1997. Set aside initially in 1881, its forests used to extend to the foothills of the Patkai mountain range.
Since then, the forest has been fragmented and surrounded by tea gardens and small villages. In the early 1900s, artificial regeneration was used to a develop well-stocked forest, resulting in the site's rich biodiversity. The Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary contains India's only gibbons – the hoolock gibbons, and Northeastern India's only nocturnal primate – the Bengal slow loris. At least 219 species of bird and several types of snake are known to live in the park
Meals and overnight stay at the Guest House.
Day 08: Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary – Dibbru Soikhowa National Park ( 3 hrs drive))
Morning another visit to Gibbon Sanctuary in search of Gibbon and other wildlife. And later transfer to Wathai Heritage Tea Bungalow near Tinsukia. Afternoon visit to Maguri Beel to look out for the rare wader birds. Overnight at Wathai Heritage Bungalow.
Day 09: Wathai Heritage Bungalow (Dibbru Soikhowa National Park)
Full day explore Dibbru Soikhowa National Park by motorized boat and on foot. Dibru Saikhowa Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the least known, but potentially most rewarding of Assam’s national parks, albeit with very basic accommodation, and it protects 640 square kilometres of grasslands, marshes and riverine forest. One of the few remaining protected sites in the Endemic Bird Area of the Assamese Plains, the sanctuary is home to globally threatened species such as White-winged Wood Duck, White-bellied Heron, Lesser Adjutant, Pallas’s Fish Eagle, Swamp Partridge, Jerdon’s Babbler, Black-breasted Parrotbill and Striated Grassbird. It is also home to some restricted-range species, such as the Marsh Babbler, Swamp Prinia and Yellow Weaver. The park is home to Asiatic Wild Water Buffalo and Feral Horses.
Stay at Wathai Tea Bungalow.
Day 10: Wathai Heritage Bungalow (DihingPatkai Wildlife Sanctuary)
Full day mammal and birding tour in DihingPatkai Wildlife Sanctuary. namely, Bengal Tiger, Leopard, Clouded Leopard, Leopard Cat, Golden Cat, Jungle Cat and Marbled Cat. It is the only forest in the world having seven different species of wild cat. Another very special fact about the forest is that similar to wild cats, it is also heaven to primates. Out of fifteen species of non-human primates found in India, Seven inhabit in this rainforest. These are Rhesus macaque, Assamese macaque, Slow loris, Capped langur, Pigtailed macaque, Stumptailed macaque and Hoolock gibbon. All but Assamese Macaque are declared endangered in the Red Data Book of the Zoological Survey of India and also in IUCN red list. The Dehing-Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary is also identified as Elephant reserve by Indian Government. Other rare mammal includes Chinese pangolin, Flying fox, Wild pig, Sambar, Barking deer, Gaur, Serow, Malayan giant squirrels, Porcupine etc.
Stay at Wathai Tea Bungalow or Tai Phake Ecotourism Camp.
Day 11: Wathai Heritage Bungalow – Dibrugarh – New Delhi ( 70kms/2 hrs + Flight)
Morning visit to the sanctuary and later drive to Dibrugarh airport 70 kms /2 hrs drive to board a flight to New at 1405 hrs to arrive New Delhi at 1820 hrs. Met at airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel in New Delhi
Day 12: New Delhi Fly back home
Morning free for leisure activities and later transfer to International airport to board a flight back home or onward destination