Wild Assam

Wild Assam

This program is designed for the wildlife lovers and includes all the major parks of Assam. You’ll encounter the great diversity of wildlife and landscapes from grassland to marshlands, islands and tropical rain-fed forests.

 You will be travelling through different parks terrains starting from grassland, woodlands, beels (large water bodies) and river so see different species of animals and birds. Our guides/Naturalist will be local to the parks that ensure that you see the best in the most frequent sighted spots.

Wild Assam

Teeming with a wide variety of species of mammals and almost about a thousand species of birds, this tour is sure to leave you thrilled with all the wildlife in action.  

Tour Highlights

  1. Rhinos, tigers and multiple varieties of birds.
  2. Journey through an incredible biodiversity.
  3. Visit local villages and taste local cuisines.

Itinerary

Dibrugarh – Saikhowa – Dibrugarh – Jorhat – Kaziranga – Nameri – Manas – Guwahati

Day 1: Arrival in Dibrugarh
Welcome at the airport and then transfer to Lodge. Night in heritage tea bungalow / Hotel / Camp.
Day 2: Dibru-Saikhowa NP
"Early morning transfer to Dibru Saikhuwa National Park (17 Km/30 min) for a full day exploration and bird watching inside the park. During the river crossing of the Brahmaputra by boat, you may see river ducks and birds. The Park has sandy, grassy banks where bird watching is normally done. Return to Tinsukia. Night in heritage tea bungalow / Hotel / Camp. Option: Cruise in a houseboat on the Brahmaputra to watch dolphins and ferral horses. A 8 Km trek from Guijan to the Kolomi anti-poaching hut through meadows, forests and streams. "
Day 3: Dibrugarh – Jorhat (4 hrs – 140 Km)
After breakfast, drive to the Gibbon Sanctuary near Mariani. Here walk through the forest in the company of a local forest guard in search of Hoolock Gibbons, India’s only species of ape, as well as a wealth of birdlife. Night in guest house or heritage tea bungalow.
Day 4: Jorhat – Kaziranga NP (4 hrs – 190 Km)
Today in the morning drive to the Gibbon Sanctuary at Mariani. Here walk through the forest in the company of a local forest guard in search of Hoolock Gibbons, India’s only species of ape, as well as a wealth of birdlife. Later drive back to Jorhat. Then drive to Kaziranga. Night in hotel/resort/homestay.
Day 5 & 6: Kaziranga NP
In those 2 delightful days, you will embark on 2 thrilling jeep safaris each day to explore Kaziranga National Park, a world heritage site, home to nearly two-thirds of the world’s Great One-horned Rhinoceros. The park has the highest density of tigers among the protected areas in the world and was declared a Tiger Reserve in 2006. You may also see large breeding populations of elephants, wild water buffalo and swamp deer. Night in resort. Optional activities: - River safari at the confluence of Dhansiri and Brahmaputra rivers to spot the river dolphins, aquatic species, migratory wetland birds and also perhaps the tiger! - Cycle tour in the outskirts of the park, tea plantation and Mishing villages There are 5 forest belts in Kaziranga, namely Agoratoli (eastern range) which is primarily dense forest, Kohora (central range) grasslands and home to majority of the rhinos, Bagori (western range) has mixed grasslands and forest and the offbeat Burapahar range which has a hilly forested terrain. In 2019, the forest department opened the Banpari Forest to visitors.
Day 7: Kaziranga – Nameri NP (3 hrs – 120 Km)
Road to Nameri National Park on the foot hills of the Himalayas and bordering Arunachal Pradesh. If early arrival, you can enjoy a nature walk in the afternoon. Night in hotel or resort. Many activities can be organized around the park: angling, rafting, hikes...
Day 8: Nameri NP
Today, go for some exciting activities: enjoy white river rafting, against the divine backdrop of lush forests and snow-capped mountains or try your hand at casting for the elusive and endangered golden mahseer fish, a denizen of the waters. This is part of an ecological campaign to save the mahseer - so part of the river is protected and the fish are caught and then released in a bid to stabilise their dwindling numbers. Night in hotel/lodge/camp.
Day 9: Nameri – Manas NP (7 hrs – 380 Km)
After breakfast, drive to Manas National Park. Night in Resort/Camp.
Day 10: Manas NP
Early morning you can go for an elephant Safari and return to the resort for breakfast. After breakfast, head to the India-Bhutan border where you can Picnic by the riverside. After having lunch, go for a jeep safari through the National Park. Evening come back to the hotel. Night in hotel/lodge/resort.
Day 11: Manas NP – Guwahati Airport (4 hrs – 140 Km)
Transfer to Guwahati airport (according to your flight schedule). End of our services.
  • Best Season: November to April
map of Nawabs of Lucknow

The highlights of this trip

Rhinos

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kaziranga National Park is the most famous place in the country to see rhinos. Covering over 430 square kilometers spread over 4 ranges, it’s easy to spend several days here exploring different parts of the park.

Birds

The list of sought after Asian birds on this trip is simply mouthwatering, and there are too many to list here, but they include Beautiful Nuthatch, Ward’s Trogon, Yellow-rumped Honeyguide, Rufous-necked Hornbill, Fire-tailed Myzornis, Fire-tailed Sunbird, Sikkim (Blackish-breasted) and Cachar (Chevron-breasted) Wedge-billed Wren-Babblers, Himalayan Cutia, White-breasted and Pale-billed (Black-browed) Parrotbills, Slender-billed and Red-billed Scimitar-Babblers, Collared Treepie, Green and Purple Cochoas, and a swathe of laughingthrushes, including Scaly, Blue-winged, and Bhutan Laughingthrushes, and the delectable Red-faced Liocichla.

River Rafting

The Jia Bharali River in Nameri is the tributary of the mighty Brahmaputra and originating from Eastern Himalaya. River rafting on Jia Bharali River long the white sand riverbanks makes Nameri National Park a perfect weekend getaway. 

 

  • Wildlife 95% 95%
  • Activities 75% 75%
  • Safaris 90% 90%
  • Landscapes 95% 95%

An awesome experience..

An awesome experience at the Rhino Sanctuary and Tiger Reserve, ” The Kaziranga National Park”. All thanks to team ITP for the perfect arrangement of Jeep and Elephant safari at the park.”

Rotary Club – Singapore

An animal lover's paradise...

“A great experience to see the rare Indian Rhino, elephants, wild boar, hog deer….go on an elephant safari, and be told about the forest and its bird life as well, by well experienced guides. It was lovely to see a forest in India, not littered by Indians with plastic!! “

Cécile & Luka – Ottawa, Canada.

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