Rhino Rendezvous

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November – April

Kaziranga, the home to the famed rhino is where we head to… This national park has dense rolling grassland and thick forest is home to some of the most and near-extinct wildlife.  Baring Africa no one can boast so much variety.  After spending time at Kaziranga we head out to Nameri, which is a haven for bird watchers.  From here we go to Manas National Park the only Tiger Project in Assam. Manas is a World heritage site and has a rare wealth of wild life. We then head back to Guwahati for heading out of this region.

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All about the Rhino Rendezvous.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Visit the World Heritage Site, Kaziranga National Park, home to the one horned rhinoceros.
  • Visit the Nameri National Park a mecca for wild life enthusiast, a birders paradise.
  • Visit the World Heritage Site, Manas National Park, the last resort of the Pygmy Hogs.

 

FACT FILE:

  • Type of Tour : Wildlife
  • Grade : Soft
  • Tour Duration : 07 Nights
  • Best Season : Nov – Apr.
  • Ex-Destination : Guwahati
  • Accommodation (Nights) : Hotels – 07
  • Food Plan : Hotel – Bed & Breakfast basis.
  • Travel & Transport : Transfers & Sightseeing in small vehicles.
The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

Transport:

All transfers & sightseeing in SUV/MUV.

Others:

  • Complimentary Sack & Cap.
  • Sunset Cruise at Guwahati.
  • 01 Elephant + 02 Jeep Safaris at Kaziranga Park + Rangsandhya Cultural Program.
  • Nameri National Park entry fees + Rafting.
  • Manas National Park entry fees + 1 Full Day Jeep Safari + 1 Elephant Safari.
Whats not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Goods & Service Tax as applicable.
  • Travel to & from Guwahati
  • Lunch & dinner expenses.
  • Monument visit fees.
  • Camera Fees
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as mineral water, laundry, liquor, etc.
  • Any kind of insurance, such as accident, theft, medical, evacuation etc.
  • Tips to hotel staff, drivers, guides etc.
  • Any extra costs incurred due to extension/change of the itinerary because of natural calamities, flight delays, road blocks, vehicle breakdown etc. factors beyond the control of “Countryside Adventure Holidays Pvt. Ltd.” and its associates.
  • Items not specified in the above in “Cost Includes”.

 

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  1. Day 1 Arrival Guwahati

    Arrival in Guwahati. Transfer to the hotel. Evening visit Srimanta Shankerdeva Kalashetra. Overnight stay at hotel in Guwahati.

    Guwahati: Situated on the southern bank of the Brahmaputra River in the Kamrup District of Assam, Guwahati is a fast growing premier city. It is the gate way to the North Eastern States of India and a principal center of socio cultural, political, industrial and trade and commerce of the entire region. Dispur, the capital of Assam is a part of Guwahati. Earlier, this city was full of areca nut trees wrapped by pan creepers. Hence this city subsequently got the name Guwahati. The word ‘Guwa’ in Assamese means areca nut and Hat means market.

    Srimanta Shankerdeva Kalashetra – a multi-art complex portrays the rich cultural diversity and life of Assam as well as that of the North-east.  This art complex has been named after the greatest Vaishnava saint and the integrator of the Assamese society, which is why it is chosen as the venue for many cultural activities. Enjoy the sound and light programme on the history of the region here.

    Note: Srimanta Shankerdeva Kalashetra remains closed on Monday’s of the week.

  2. Day 2 Guwahati - Kaziranga National Park (220 km; 6 hrs)

    We drive to the home of one horned rhino, Kaziranga National Park, The first and the oldest National Park in Assam. If time permits we enjoy evening safari to national park. Overnight stay at hotel in Kaziranga.

    Kaziranga National Park: A world Heritage Site, is home to more than 75% of the world’s population of the great Indian One Horned Rhinoceros. Kaziranga has a wide variety of fauna and fauna in a unique habitat. Grasslands, mainly comprise close tangled and thorny rattan cane, elephant grass and tall trees of the evergreen forest, interspersed with numerous water bodies, marshes and shallow pools. The main wildlife besides the Rhino comprise of the Asiatic Water Buffalo, Elephant, Tiger, Leopard, Swamp Deer, Barking Deer, Hog Deer and Sambar. More than 400 species of birds are found in the park.

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

  3. Day 3 Kaziranga National Park

    Early morning we take an elephant safari in the central range of the park then back to Hotel & relax later explore Hatikhuli & Organic tea estate. In the afternoon, we go for an afternoon jeep safari. Overnight stay at hotel in Kaziranga.

    The Central Range passes through the entire habitat spectrum from ox-bow lakes, savannah woodland to Dillenia Swamp Forest. It is very good for mammal sightings as well as birds (Blue-bearded Bee-eater, Great Hornbill, Rufous Woodpecker, etc.). Driving along one can see rows of Indian Roofed and Tent Turtles (Kachuga tecta and Kachuga tentoria). Water Monitors Varanus salvator is sometimes seen in the beels. The elephant ride also takes place in this part of the park and one gets good views of the Rhino while traversing through its terrain of swamps and tall grass. It is also good for early morning photography of rhinos in the mist. There are chances of seeing Bengal Florican from the elephant.

    The Western Range has the highest density of Rhinos, as this part is swampier with extensive Haemarthia compressa stands. It is also good for grassland birds and raptors (Swamp Francolin, Pallas’s Fish-Eagle). Smooth Indian Otters Lutrogale perspicillata is sometimes seen fishing in the ox-bow lakes.

  4. Day 4 Kaziranga National Park – Nameri National Park (140 km; 3-4 hrs)

    After breakfast we drive to deciduous forests of Nameri national park. The river Jia Bhoroli has added a unique charm to it.  Nameri is a haven for bird watchers. After rest we set of for evening safari to national park. Overnight stay at hotel in Nameri.

    Nameri National Park: is situated on the banks of the River Bhorelli at the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas. Nearly 400 species of birds can be seen here. Highlights of this area are Wreathed Hornbill, White Winged Wood Duck, Long-Billed Plover and Ibisbill. Nameri is the access point to Western Arunachal Pradesh.

  5. Day 5 Nameri National Park

    Today we spend the day in Nameri. We indulge into activities like Rafting on Brahmaputra River and nature walks.  Overnight stay at hotel in Nameri.

  6. Day 6 Nameri National Park – Manas National Park (240 km; 6 hrs)

    After breakfast we drive to Manas National park. It is situated on the bank of the river. It is a well known World Heritage Site with its unique combination of scenic beauty and rare wealth of wildlife. Afternoon safari at Manas national park.  Overnight stay at hotel at Bansbari.

  7. Day 7 Manas National Park

    Entire day for game viewing. Overnight stay at hotel in Bansbari.

  8. Day 8 Manas - Guwahati (170 km; 4-5 hrs)

    Drive back to Guwahati from Manas and depart for the onward journey.

     

    End of arrangements…

Accommodation & Food: At all places in hotels on twin sharing basis; Bed & Breakfast basis.

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