Wild Assam Tour
Duration: 11 Nights & 12 Days
Destination: New Delhi-Guwahati – Manas National Park – Nameri National Park – Kaziranga National Park – Saikhowa National Park – Tinsukia – Miao – Namdapha National Park – Dibrugarh
Day 1: Arrival New Delhi
Arrive at the New Delhi International Airport. Wildlife Destination representative will assist you in getting transferred to your pre booked hotel. Check in at the hotel, Relax and get rid of jetlag. Rest of the day will be at leisure. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Delhi: A Transition through Time - As you walk along the narrow by lanes of this city of dreams, tread softly. Every crumbling wall has a story to tell. Every yesterday is replete with history. Rulers have come and gone. The city has lived through wars and resurrection, repeatedly rising from the ashes. Cradling civilizations since times immemorial Delhi goes back hundreds of thousands of years back into time. Stone tools belonging to early Stone Age were discovered from the Aravalli tracts in and around Anangpur, the Jawaharlal Nehru University Campus, the northern ridge and elsewhere - evidence that the Early Man lived here. Excavations at Mandoli and Bhorgarh in east and north-west Delhi respectively have thrown up remains of chalcolithic period dating back to 2nd millennium BC, 1st millennium BC as well remains of 4th-5th century AD have been traced here. The excavations of the ancient mound of Indraprastha, capital of the Pandavas, located within the fold of the sixteenth century Purana Qila revealed evidence of continuous habitation of the site for almost 2500 years. According to the Mahabharata, the Pandavas founded their capital Indrapratha in the region known as Khandava-prastha. Delhi was also witness to the glories of the Maurya Empire during 3rd century BC.
Day 2: New Delhi
After breakfast at the hotel, the chauffer will take you for a city tour. Enjoy the sightseeing of Old & New Delhi, visit places like India Gate, Qutub Minar, Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Iskon Temple, Akshardham Temple, a marvelous piece of art, etc. Evening will be free for leisure activities and shopping in the local bazaars. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 3 : Delhi-Guwahati to Manas National Park 150 Km
Arrival at Guwahati, meet and greet by our company representtive and drive to Manas National Park and Tiger Reserve (180kms/5hrs). Located at the foothills of Bhutan Manas Tiger Reserve is one of the most scenic park in Asia .Blessed with a beautiful combination of grasslands and woodlands. It is home to the Indian Gaur, elephants, and a large numbers of primates including the almost extinct Golden Langur . Overnight will be at a comfortable 3 star jungle lodge.
Day 4 : Safari – Manas National Park
After breakfast, go for a short tour to the tea gardens to learn about tea production. Go for a short walk to explore the ethnic villages that surround the national park. After lunch, embark on a long 4 hour wildlife safari into the interior and core area of Manas National Park and Tiger Reserve. Witness the amazing diversity of Himalayan wildlife. After the sun sets, safari will turn into a night safari with flood lights mounted to spot the active wildlife that occurs in the darkness. Return to resort late in the evening.
Day 5 : Manas National Park – Nameri National Park
Go for an early morning 3 hour jeep safari. Later, after breakfast, leave for Nameri National Park (6 hours). Overnight will be at a delightful jungle cottage.
Day 6 : Safari - Nameri National Park
Go for an early morning nature walk into the wildlife reserve – an experience that is sure to leave you thrilled. Witness the amazing birdlife diversity of Nameri, and if lucky, you might even catch glimpses of large mammals such as elephant, tigers, leopards, deers etc. Rest of the day will be free for bird-watching around the cottages. Bonfires will be lit in the evening.
Day 7 : Nameri National Park - Kaziranga National Park -120
After breakfast, leave for the world famous Kaziranga National Park (3 hours) – home to the largest population of Asiatic Rhinos to be found in the world. Your stay will be in comfortable jungle lodges. Go for a small elephant safari in the afternoon to the central range of the wildlife reserve. Evening will be free at leisure.
Day 8: Safari - Kaziranga National Park
After an early breakfast, go for a thrilling jeep safari inside central range of Kaziranga. The numerous animals and birds of the great grasslands of Kaziranga are sure to leave any nature lover in a delightful mood. See herds of Rhinos, Deers, Otters, Wild Bovid. Catch the elusive tiger in action, or a giant wild elephant chasing away intruders. Afternoon, go for another wildlife safari to the western range of the national park. Evening will be free at leisure.
Day 9 : Kaziranga - Dibrugarh (Saikhowa National Park)
In the morning drive to Dibrugarh (250 km) - Saikhowa National Park which is famous for its semis wild horses and other wild life like the white-winged wood duck, tiger, leopard, elephant, Asiatic buffalo etc and more than 250 varieties of birds. Explore inside the park. Check in hotel. Overnight at hotel in Dibrugarh.
Day 10 : Dibrugarh - Tinsukia - Miao ( Namdapha National Park )
After breakfast drive to Miao (250 km). Here the Namdapha National Park is famous for tiger, leopard, snow leopard and clouded leopard. Unique feature of the park is that the park covers wide range of altitude from 200 mtr to 4500 mtrs. The Namdhapa National Park is famous for the extremely elusive snow leopard, and the clouded leopard. Three major rivers drain this area and flow into the Noa Dihing, a tributary of the Brahmaputra. Some of the inhabitants of the Park include the gaur or mithun, elephant, Himalayan black bear, takin, the wild goat peculiar to the Patkoi range, musk deer, slow loris, binturong and the red panda. Several primate species like the Assamese macaque, pig-tailed macaque, stump-tailed macaque and the hoolock gibbon can be found in the area. The inaccessibility of a major portion of the Park has helped in preserving the pristine quality of the region. The Park is also a Tiger Reserve under Project Tiger. Overnight at tented accommodation inside the park.
Day 11 : Safari - Namdapha National Park
Morning after breakfast birding tour to Namdhapa National Park. In Namdahapa one can find a large species of Birds like Ibisbill, Long- billed Plover, White-bellied Heron, Crested and Blyth's Kingfisher, Black-breasted Thrush, Slender-billed Scimitar-Babbler, Snowy throated Babbler, Rufous-necked Laughingthrush, Pale Blue Flycatcher, Large-billed Leaf Warbler, Lesser Fish Eagle, Sultan Tit, Beautiful Nuthatch, White-naped Yuhina, Great, Wreathed , Rufous-necked and Brown Hornbills, White-cheeked Partridge, Pale-headed Woodpecker, Blue-naped Pitta, Collared Treepie, Wedge-billed Wren Babbler,Greater and Lesser Rufous-headed Parrotbills, Chestnut-backed Laughingthrush, Rufous-throated Fulvetta, Green Cochoa, and Dark-sided Thrush. Trek from Deban to Hornbill Camp (12 km, mildly strenuous), located inside the rainforest. Namdapha National Park, other than being India's largest national park, is home to many endangered and exotic species of mammals, and to more than 500 species of birds, making it one of the few true havens for wildlife in the whole world. Rest of the day will be free for bird-watching. Overnight stay at Namdhapa National park.
Day 12 : Namdapha National Park – Dibrugarh
After a leisurely breakfast, leave for Dibrugarh Airport / Railway Station for onward destinations.
End of Program/ Services Check In/ Out at all hotels as 12 Noon.