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Day 01: Arrive Guwahati
Upon arrival at the Guwahati airport meet with our representative & transfer to the hotel. If time allow we will have an excursion to Dipor Beel area to see Greater Adjutant Stork.
Later return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 02: Guwahati - Kukurmara (70 km) - Chandbubi (40 km) - Kaziranga (250 km)
In the morning, we will leave for Kukurmara for seeing Gangetic dolphin and water birds. Upon arrival at Kukurmara, board a country boat (without motor) for watching dolphins and birds. The Gangetic Dolphins commonly known as "Susu" in Ganges and "Hihu" in Brahmaputra and are found in large numbers on Kulsi River. Further we will drive to Chandubi Lake for watching some water and migratory birds. The beauty of the lake and its surroundings with its calm and peaceful nature attracts a sizable amount of migratory birds during winter. After lunch we will drive to our next destination Kaziranga National Park. Upon arrival, check into the pre-booked wildlife resort. Dinner and overnight stay at resort.
Day 03: Kaziranga
Early morning, enjoy a Jeep safari in the Eastern Range (Agoratoli) of the park. Return to lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, proceed for a jeep safari in the Western Range (Baguri) of the park. The area is excellent for birding. It includes nesting of the globally threatened Pallas's Fish Eagle and a colony of Spot-billed Pelicans. Migrant waterfowl may be observed at Shohola Bells. Various woodland birds can be seen along the drive through very scenic Dillenia Swamp Forest. Elephants may be encountered, as well Water Buffalo and Swamp Deer.
Day 04: Kaziranga
Early morning go to the riding point in the Central Range (Kohora) for an Elephant Ride. After the ride, return to the lodge for the breakfast. Later drive to the Central Range (Kohora) of the park for a jeep safari. Return to lodge for lunch. In the, afternoon, we will again go for a jeep safari to Central Range for some more birding. In the evening, return to the resort and enjoy some birding around the logistic. Overnight stay at resort.
Day 05: Kaziranga
Morning Jeep safari in the Western Range (Baguri) of the park. Return to lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, get ready for a natural walk in Burapahar area. Burapahar area is rich in birdlife and a very good place to look for Hoolock Gibbon the only ape species found in India and Malayan Giant Squirrel. Also, visit some Karbi tribe settlement if time permits.
Day 06: Kaziranga - Nameri
Morning drive to Nameri (130 kms), on arrival at Nameri a biodiversity hotspot, the National Park & Tiger Reserves of Northeast India the park covers 200 Sq kms of area. On the way will have the glimpse of Tezpur city. Further, continue drive to Nameri. Upon arrival check into the campsite. In the evening, explore the pristine beauty of the campsite with chirping of the birds. Overnight stay in Nameri.
Day 07: Nameri National Park
Early morning we will go on trekking to the woodland of Nameri, mostly popular for bird watching. Back to resort for breakfast. Afternoon enjoy river rafting on the River Jia Bhoroli for water birds like - Ibis Bill, Ruddy Shelduck, Yellow Thick Knee, Plover, Kingfishers and many more. Carried out in rubber boats, it is mostly a floating experience on soft rapids. Later return to the resort for a night stay.
Day 08: Nameri National Park - Guwahati - Kolkata
In the morning, we will go on a nature trail along the reserve. Here, we will be accompanied with the 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. Here, one can spot the rare species of white-winged wood ducks and the great hornbills. Later return to the camp for breakfast. After the breakfast, we will leave for Guwahati. Upon arrival at Guwahati, transfer to the airport to board the flight for Kolkata. On arrival at Kolkata airport meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 09: Kolkata - Sundarban
After an early breakfast we will leave for Godkhali and the boat jetty. The drive from Kolkata to Godhkhali will take about 03 hrs by road. Upon reaching at jetty we will board the motor boat for Sundarban Island crossing several rivers and streams like Hogli, Gomar, Durgaduani and Gumdi. After a two hrs boat cruise, we will reach the Island of Sundarban. Upon arrival transfer to the wildlife resort. After lunch we will explore the Sundarban national Park by motor boat with having some stoppage and Sajnekhali watch tower. Here, we will also visit the museum and mangrove interpretation center.
The stoppage at watch tower will provide us an opportunity to view its wildlife and birds from very close. One can sight Brahminy kite bird soaring over the tower and streams. Also, hear the squawking of ringed parakeets. In the evening return to the resort for the dinner and overnight stay.
Day 10 & 11: Sundarban
In the morning, we will wake up with the sounds of chirping of birds followed by a cup of tea. After freshen up, we will board the motor boat for a thrilling experience inside the creeks and dense forest of Sundarban. Breakfast will be served on a boat. During our full day safari, we will be moving through various river and streams visiting a number of watch towers. We will also have a canopy walk inside the Do-banki watch tower. Here, we will also visit the deer rehabilitation center. After lunch on board we will be cruising through Malta River which merges in the Bay of Bengal from here we will able to see the Bay of Bengal. Later return back to resort for dinner and overnight stay.
Optional: One can also enjoy the tribal dance of Bonbibi - Here they will play the "Story of Dukhe", the landlord's son and "Goddess Bonbibi" who protects the honey collectors when they are in the forest to collect the honey. Bonbibi was a brave Muslim lady of the yore who is now worshipped as the protector of the forest - an apt example of the amalgamation of the Muslim and Hindu religion where one could find small temples with the idols of venerated Bonbibi.
Day 12: Sundarban - Kolkata (Jetty by Motor Boat)
Our day will start with some easy bird watching in the morning. After breakfast we will board the boat cruise back to Godkhali. During our way back we will also have the glimpse of some water birds. Upon arrival at Jetty, board the vehicle for Kolkata and your pre-booked hotel. In the evening have stroll around the market. Overnight stay in Kolkata.
Day 13: Kolkata
Transfer to the airport to connect for onward destination.
Trip Ends With Sweet Memories !!!
Things to carry
For Adults - Photo identification in the form of Pan Card /Passport / Voter ID / Driving License
For students - Carry original as well as 2 photocopies of school or college Photo Identity card
For Infants - Carry 2 passport sized photographs
THINGS TO CARRY ALONG
Mobile phone with appropriate sim card
Along with your necessary clothing and toiletries carry sun screen lotion, hand sanitizer, sun glasses, cap, sports shoes, umbrella / windcheater, camera etc. and woollens if needed
If you are on any medication, carry sufficient stock of the medicines with prescription
30 or more days before departure: 50%
Between 29 to 20 days before departure: 100%
Cancellation charges per person
30 or more days before departure: 50%
Between 29 to 1 days before departure: 100%
Terms & Conditions
Per person rates (in Rs) - applicable on two persons staying together sharing the same room
Entrance charges anywhere are not included
Package rates are subject to change without prior notice
Meal plan: EP - Accommodation only, CP - Accommodation with breakfast, MAP - Accommodation with breakfast, lunch or dinner, AP -Accommodation with breakfast, lunch & dinner
The above package is not valid during national holidays, festivals & long weekends (Independece Day and Janmashtami)
Namoh Retails (Pvt) Ltd reserves the right to change/modify or terminate the offer any time at its discretion and without any prior notice
In case of unavailability in mentioned hotels, alternate accommodation will be arranged in a similar category hotel
BEST TIME TO GO ON A WILDLIFE HOLIDAY
It is a good lesson to remember that, on wildlife holidays, it is the wildlife that calls the shots. They tell us when the best time to go on a wildlife holiday is. If there is a sudden change in weather, for example, you might find that the most reliable wildlife sightings are suddenly rare. Or vice versa. However, you can rely on the expert wildlife companies to be up front with you about the marvels that await. African safaris will never disappoint, rain or no rain. Bears will always come out for salmon. And gorillas will, hopefully, always thrive in the mist.
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