On this tour, we will visit some of the most popular wildlife and birding destinations of Northeast India: Manas National Park, Kaziranga National Park, and Nameri Tiger Reserve.
The elephant-grass meadows, swampy lagoons, and dense forests of Kaziranga are home to a large variety of birds and mammal species, the star being the Indian Rhinoceros. The park also hosts large populations of Asiatic Elephant, Wild Water Buffalo, Swamp Deer, and of course, Bengal Tiger. Kaziranga is also home to many bird species, including the Swamp Francolin, Pin-striped Tit-Babbler, Common Merganser, and many more.
Next, you will have the opportunity to visit the Manas Tiger Reserve where one can experience the rich biodiversity of wildlife. Manas is the melting point of the west and the east, with many species at the westernmost and easternmost point of their ranges respectively, representing a gateway for species exchanges between the typically Indian and Malayan fauna.
Our next stop is the Nameri Tiger Reserve. Nameri hosts a large variety of animal species including the Bengal Tiger, Asiatic Elephant, Leopard, Sambar, Dhole, Muntjac, Gaur, and Sloth Bear. With over 300 species of birds, Nameri is a birder’s paradise. Here we can spot White-winged Duck, Great, Wreathed, and Rufous-necked Hornbills, Black Stork, Ibisbill, Blue-bearded Bee-eater, many babbler species, plovers, and many other birds.
Lying at the foothills of the eastern Himalayas, the state of Assam is home to rich biodiversity. Join us on our Birds and Mammals of Assam Tour, covering Kaziranga, Nameri, and Manas National Parks, and discover the plethora of flora and fauna Assam has to offer, including such animals and birds like Tiger, Asiatic Elephant, Indian Rhinoceros, White-winged Duck, Swamp Francolin, Greater Adjutant, and much much more!
Arrive at Guwahati airport, meet assistance and proceed to Manas National Park. Overnight stay
Targets: Great Hornbill, Pheasants, Jungle Fowl, Scarlet Minivet, Partridge, Bengal Florican and variety of water birds. Tiger and Golden Leaf Monkey.
Early morning explore the pristine beauty and wilderness of the jungle on the back of an elephant (for one hour) in the Bansbari range of the park. Afternoon go for a jeep safari in the most beautiful point of Manas National Park - Mathanguri. Overnight Manas.
Full Day birding at Nameri National Park.
Morning birding in Nameri. Later drive to Kaziranga National Park (3 hr.). Overnight stay.
Indian Rhinoceros, Wild Water Buffalo, Indian Elephant, Royal Bengal Tiger, Indian Boar, Himalayan Mole, Indian Pangolin, Gaur, Barasingha, Sambar Deer, Indian Muntjac, Western Hoolock Gibbon, Indian Hog Deer.
Geese (Lesser White-fronted Goose), and Ducks (Ferruginous Pochard, Baer's pochard), Kingfishers (Blyth's Kingfisher), Herons (White-bellied Heron), Pelicans (Dalmatian Pelican, Spot-billed Pelican), Shanks (Spotted Greenshank) and Terns (Black-bellied Tern), Lesser Adjutant, Greater Adjutant, Black-necked Stork, Asian Openbill), Astern Imperial Eagle, Greater Spotted Eagle, White-tailed Fishing Eagle, Pallas's Fish Eagle, Grey-headed Fish Eagle and the Lesser Kestrel.
Early morning transfer drive to Central Range for an Elephant Ride. After the ride return back to the lodge, have breakfast drive to the Central Rang of the park for a jeep safari. After lunch drive Jeep safari in the Western Range of the park. Overnight at Kaziranga.
Capped Langur, Rhesus Macaque, Assam Macaque, Indian Leopard, Sloth Bear, Indian Porcupine, Fishing Cat, Jungle cat, Large Indian Civet, Small Indian civet, Indian Gray Mongoose, Small Indian Mongoose, Bengal Fox, Indian Jackal, Common Otter, Chinese Ferret Badger, Hog Badger, Ganges and Indus river dolphin, Orange-bellied Himalayan Squirrel, Asiatic Black Bear, Bat etc.
Rare game birds (which were once hunted) include Partridges (Swamp Francolin), Bustards (Bengal Florican) and Pigeons (Pale-capped Pigeon).
Several other important families of birds inhabit Kaziranga, including rare species of Hornbills (Great Indian Hornbill and the Lesser Risk Wreathed Hornbill), Old World Babblers (Jerdon's Babbler, Marsh Babbler) and Weaver Birds (The Common Baya Weaver and the Threatened Finn's Weaver), Thrushes (Hodgson's Bushchat), Old World Warblers (Bristled Grassbird). Other threatened species include the Black-Breasted Parrotbill and Rufous-Vented Prinia.
Morning drive with your pack breakfast drive to Eastern range of the park. Come out for lunch and drive back to park. Overnight Lodge.
Kaziranga - Khonoma
- A large variety of endangered species
- Photo opportunities
- Guided Birding
- Unique landscape
- Pristine countryside
- Great food
- Interesting road journey
- Optional tours, tips, soft and hard drinks, lunch, all personal expenses International Airfare
- Train Fare Therapies and Massages | Any services not mentioned in 'Services Included'
North India, the land of Ladakh, looks as though it was made for birdwatching and photography.
Gir National Park Gujarat
Sometimes it is not just the species spotted but also the amazing moments. Some of our guests had the unique opportunity to witness the mating of Asiatic Lions in the Gir Forest, truly a special moment.
Surajpur is an amazing wetland close to the nation’s capital. Apart from being one of the monsoon homes for the Bristled Grassbird, it is also home to another sought-after species: the Bengal Bush Lark.
One advantage of living near the birding hotspot of Bharatpur is that you can see some amazing birds, like the graceful Sarus Crane, in your backyard during this lockdown