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Wildlife and Birding in Wildlife Sanctuaries of India

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Best during November-April

Ornithology stems from the Greek word "ornithos" which means bird and "logos" which means knowledge. It has a long history and its study has helped evolve several key concepts in evolution, behaviour and ecology. Our special interest tour delves into the virgin Mishmi Hills of Eastern Arunachal Pradesh, traverses through Dibrugarh, Dibru Saikhowa National Park and Kaziranga National Park. It aims at providing the traveller with a varied experience and also an insight into the various bird species that can be found in the region. You can expect to spot some rare birds like the Sclater's Monal and the Lesser White Fronted Goose.

(9 night / 10 days)

Received at Guwahati airport and transfer to Nameri National Park (220 kms / 05 hrs). Check in at Nameri Eco Camp (tented accommodation) for 02 nights. Overnight at eco-camp.

Birding is done while trekking inside the Reserve or while rafting down the Jia Bhorali river.

No elephant or jeep safari facility is available at Nameri National Park.

The park remains open from 1st Nov to 30th April only.

Full day birding/jungle walk at Nameri National Park. Overnight at Eco-Camp

After breakfast drive to Kaziranga (115 kms / 03 hrs). Check in at hotel for 03 nights. Later in afternoon go for a jeep safari. Overnight at the hotel.

Timing (Kaziranga National Park)

Jeep Safari

Forenoon: Entry time between 07:00 to 09:30 Hours. Visiting time till 12:00 Noon

Afternoon: Entry time between 13:30 to 15:00 Hours. Visiting time till sunset.

The Park remains open from 1st Nov to 30th April only.

Early morning go for an elephant safari followed by jeep safari post breakfast. Afternoon go for another jeep safari.

Timing (Kaziranga National Park)

Elephant Safari - approx 01 hour duration

05.30 to 06.30 AM

06.30 to 07.30 AM

Elephant safari for foreign nationals are held only on Kaziranga Range, Kohora (Central Range)

Jeep Safari

Forenoon: Entry time between 07:00 to 09:30 Hours. Visiting time till 12:00 Noon

Afternoon: Entry time between 13:30 to 15:00 Hours. Visiting time till sunset.

Another full day at Kaziranga with morning and afternoon jeep safari.

Post breakfast go for another jeep safari. Later in the afternoon drive to Jorhat (80 kms / 02 hrs) and check in at hotel for overnight.

Early morning visit Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary (22 kms/ 40 mins). Later in the afternoon drive to Dibrugarh (140 kms / 03 hrs) and check in at Mancotta /Chowkidinghee Heritage Chang Bungalow.

Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, famed for its hoolock gibbon population, is an isolated wildlife forest surrounded by tea plantations. With an area of around 20 sq km, it is in the south bank of the Brahmaputra River in Jorhat District, Assam. This sanctuary was established with the aim to protect the hoolock gibbon, an ape species, in the country. There are about 40 species of mammals that live in the sanctuary. Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary protects capped langur, stump-tailed macaque, pigtail macaque, Assamese macaque, rhesus macaque and slow loris.

Today early morning we drive to Jokai Reserve Forest. It’s a small broadleaf forest minutes away from Dibrugarh. Numerous low altitude tropical species are present here in good numbers like the Small Niltava, Little Pied Flycatcher, Black-winged and Large Cuckoo-shrikes, flock of Pompadour Green Pigeons, Jay-walking Emerald Dove, Red headed Trogon, Crimson Sunbird, Ruby Checked Sunbird, Scarlet Backed Flowerpecker, Black breasted Thrush etc. during spring rare cuckoos (like the asian emerald cuckoo) and flycatchers can be seen here. Later in the afternoon drive to Tinsukia (50 kms / 01 hr) and check in at Wathai Heritage Bungalow, Limbuguri Tea Estate for 02 nights.

Early morning we visit Dibru-Saikhowa National Park and Magori Bheel. We take several boat rides on the Dibru River, go for jungle walk, bird and Gangetic Dolphin sighting. Overnight at the Bungalow.

In time transfer to Dibrugarh airport (50 kms / 1 ˝ hrs) to board flight for onward destination.

Birding & Wildlife - Destinations

Nameri National Park

Nameri National Park is located on the banks of the river Jia Bhorali on the northern side of the Brahmaputra. Situated on the foothills of the great Himalayas, it is another tiger and bison country.

Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park - is a World Heritage Site, where more than 75% of the world?s total population of the great Indian One Horned Rhinoceros can be found. It lies on the southern bank of the Brahmaputra River and is one of the oldest parks of Assam.

Jorhat

Jorhat is one of the major cities of Assam. Jorhat acts as a gateway to upper Assam and to the state of Nagaland. It was the last capital of the Ahom Kingdom and home to many historical monuments of Assamese culture.

Jorhat is another tea hub in the Upper Assam region.

Dibrugarh

Dibrugarh is the gateway to the “Hidden Land” of Eastern Arunachal Pradesh and Northern Myanmar. The Ahoms from Thailand came through Northern Myanmar to this area in the 13th century to establish their Empire which thrived in the ancient land of Assam.

Jokai

Jokai Reserve Forest. It’s a small broadleaf forest minutes away from the Mancotta Chang Bungalow in Dibrugarh.

Birding & Wildlife - Activities

Visit Nameri National Park
Home to the Great Hornbill
Walk through the Jungles at Nameri
Visit Kaziranga National Park
Home to two thirds of the World's Great One Horned Rhinocerous
Enjoy the Elephant Safari at Kaziranga
Drive through the Dense Forests of Kaziranga in a Jeep
Visit the Gibbon Wild Life Santuary
Visit the Jokai Reserve Forest
Visit the Dibru-Saikhowa National Park
Stay at a Hertitage Bungalow and Relive the Colonial Era