JUNGLE SAFARIS IN BRAHMAPUTRA BASIN

Day 1 :  Guwahati – Manas

Arrive Guwahati Airport. On arrival you will be transferred to Bansbari, one of the gateways to Manas National Park and Tiger Reserve.  Situated in Barpeta District, Manas covers an area of 519.77 Sq. Km. including the core area of 360 Km. Wild treasures remain abundant here. From the virgin hilly terrain of northern region to captivating rainforests to enormous grasslands and riveting landscapes, you can expect to find almost all types of forests here.  Even the lots of faunas which are enlisted in the IUCN’s red data book can be found in the Manas. Manas is a bird paradise with more than 350 species of birds to be found including 4 types of hornbill.  Prey bird population is noticeably higher than many other National parks and sanctuaries.

On Arrival Check into Jungle lodge. Overnight stay at Manas.

 

Day 2 : Manas

Apart from tigers, Manas has its own peculiar faunal features - the rarest species of which are Hispid Hare, Pigmy Hog, Golden Langur, Indian Rhinoceros, Asiatic Wild Buffalo etc. Other commonly seen animals are Asiatic Elephant, Leopard, Himalayan Black Bear, Wild Boar, Sambar, Swamp Deer, Hog Deer etc.

Morning & evening Jungle safari at Manas. Overnight stay at Manas.

 

Day 3 : Manas

Manas is also home to the Critically Endangered Bengal Florican. This shy bird can be seen during safari and elephant ride in Manas. Though population is declining rapidly worldwide, chances of sighting it is quite fair in Manas.

Go for morning and evening safari in Manas in search of its avifaunal and mammalian species. Overnight stay at Manas.

 

Day 4 : Manas - Nameri

Morning elephant ride in Manas. Later you will be transferred to Nameri. Situated in the District of Sonitpur, Assam, Nameri is a must visit destination for every wildlife lover and bird watcher. This 200 Sq. Km. National Park is the continuation of The Pakhui (Pakke) Wildlife Sanctuary of Arunachal Pradesh. Being located on the foothills of Eastern Himalaya, the park contains some of the remarkable landscapes of all the National Parks of Assam. In any clear day you can enjoy the great grasslands, semi evergreen forests and snowcapped peaks together from the bank of river Jiabhoreli.

On arrival check into Jungle Camp. Overnight stay at Nameri.

 

Day 5 : Nameri

The flora of Nameri includes tropical evergreen, Semi-evergreen, moist deciduous forests with cane and bamboo brakes and narrow strips of open grassland along rivers. Nameri is not only a tiger reserve but also an Elephant country with more than 250 Elephant trumpeting the area. More than 30 species of mammals found in this park including Bengal Tiger, Leopard, Dhole (Asiatic Wild Dog), Sloth Bear, Himalayan Black Bear, Hispid Hare, Capped Langur, Slow Loris, Assamese Macaque, Himalayan yellow Throated Martin, Malayan giant Squirrel etc.

Nameri is very popular among bird lovers. Till now more than 300 bird species have been recorded in the Park. The most prized and significant finding is the White Winged Wood Duck which has a flourishing population in Nameri. Other prime species noted here are Great Hornbill, Wreathed Hornbill, Rufous Necked Hornbill, Black Stork, Ibis Bill, Common Merganser, Long Billed Ring Plover, Blue-bearded bee-eater etc.

Morning rafting & afternoon jungle walk inside Nameri NP in search of its habitat. Overnight stay at Nameri.

 

Day 6 : Nameri - Kaziranga

Morning jungle walk for birding activities at Nameri. Later transfer to Kaziranga. On arrival check into hotel. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay at Kaziranga.

Kaziranga covering an area of 430 Sq. Km. is one of the great stories of wildlife conservation success in India. The park lies in the flood plains of the Brahmaputra River at the foot of the Mikir Hills. The riverine habitat consists primarily of dense, tall grassland dotted with open forests, web of streams and numerous small lakes (beels).

 

Day 7 : Kaziranga

Kaziranga contains significant breeding populations of 35 mammalian species, of which 15 are threatened as per the IUCN Red List. The park has the distinction of being home to the world's largest population of the Great Indian One-Horned Rhinoceros, along with Wild Asiatic Water Buffalo, Asiatic Elephant, Eastern Swamp Deer etc. Carnivores like Bengal Tiger and leopard also roam around the park.

Morning and Evening Jungle safari at Kaziranga. Overnight stay at Kaziranga.

 

Day 8 : Kaziranga

Some of the rare small mammals to look for in Kaziranga are Hispid Hare, Large Indian Civet, Chinese Pangolins, Hog Badger and Parti colored flying squirrels. Kaziranga is also the heaven for primate hunters.

Kaziranga is declared as an Important Bird Area by Birdlife International for the conservation of the avifaunal species. Almost 470 species of birds have been recorded in Kaziranga including 25 globally threatened and 21 near threatened species.

Morning and evening Jungle safari at Kaziranga. Overnight stay at Kaziranga.

 

Day 9 : Kaziranga

Morning and evening Jungle safari at Kaziranga. Overnight stay at Kaziranga.

 

Day 10 : Kaziranga - Guwahati

Pickup from your accommodation at Kaziranga and transfer to Guwahati.

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