On arrival at Guwahati Airport your will be met with our representative and transfer to the hotel. Evening visit the Shankardev Kalashetra - a cultural center with a fine despostion of the life and culture of the people of Assam. Overnight stay at hotel.
Today we will drive to Manas National Park with a traveling distance of around 4.5 hrs, 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. Before we leave Guwahati, visit the Kamakhya Temple on the Nilachal Hills. On arrival check in at a forest resort. Evening at leisure.
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.
Morning elephant safari in the park and afternoon jeep safari to the national park for wildlife viewing. Overnight stay at resort.
Manas National Park is habitat for 55 mammals, 50 reptiles and three amphibians species. At least 33 of its animals listed as threatened by the IUCN, this is the greatest number of any protected area in the country. These threatened species are the Assam Roofed turtle Kachuga sylhetensis, Golden Langur Presbytis geei, Hispid Hare Caprolagus hispidus, Pygmy Hog Sus salvanius and the only pure strain of Asiatic Wild Buffalo Bubalus arnee.
Today we head for Orang National Park which will involve a driving time of approximately 6hrs.
Reach in the afternoon and check in at the forest lodge and stay overnight.
Orang National Park situated on the north bank of the Brahmaputra River covers and area of 78.81 sq.kms. The park has rich flora and fauna and is inhabited by the great Indian one horned rhinoceros, pigmy hog, elephants, wild buffalo and tiger. The landscape of this park is similar to that of Kaziranga and is made up of marshes, streams and grassland.
Full day at Orang exploring the park by elephant and jeep in the morning and afternoon respectively. Overnight.
Today after breakfast we will leave for the Rhino country, Kaziranga national park which is mainly famous for Indian one Horned Rhinocerous. Located on the banks of the mighty Brahmaputra River in the far North East of India, Assam, with covering an area of approximately 430-sq-kms, 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.
On arrival check in at the wildlife resort. In the afternoon Jeep safari to the National park for wildlife viewing. Overnight stay at resort.
Today will awake a little early with a wake call, half hrs before we will head for our morning elephant safari (05:30 am to 06:30 am), to the national park for wildlife viewing. Return back to resort for breakfast. After breakfast jeep safari (either central or western range). Return to lodge for lunch. After lunch jeep safari (if visited central range in the morning then western range or vice versa. Overnight stay at wildlife resort.
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.
We will continue with our wild safari with Kaziranga on the consecutive day to explore the more wildlife. We will be doing the jungle safari as per the very previous day. We will enter twice to the national park visiting either central or western range first. Overnight stay at resort.
After breakfast drive to Guwahati. Reach in the afternoon. Rest of the day free for personal activities or visit the local market. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast drive to the airport to board flight to onward destination.
Tour and Services Ends.
Mr Mr. Aniruddha Das
Landmark Hotels, Dr B. Barooah Road, Ulubari, Guwahati, Assam, India - 781007
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