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WILDLIFE IN MANAS NATIONAL PARK


Description

Manas National Park, located adjacent to the Himalayan foothills of Bhutan, is one of Assam’s lesser explored gem. An UNESCO recognized natural world heritage site, Manas National Park boats of an incredible diversity in flora and fauna. It’s jungles and grasslands teem with predators and preys, and myriad varieties of colorful and exotic birds. Manas is also one of the few places in India where wildlife enthusiasts can embark on a night safari, where floodlights mounted on the jeeps show a glimpse of nightlife in the jungle. Manas, which once was a hunting ground for the kings, is one of India’s most scenic wildlife reserve. More information about Manas National Park can be read here.

In this tour, you will get a chance to go in 2 jeep safaris which will take you to the interiors of the wildlife haven. An incredible chance to witness many wild species; among which common are elephants, deers, leopards and if lucky, an occasional tiger. You will go for short hikes for bird-watching, and get to interact with the tribal people who live sustainably around the national park. Staying in cottages run by ex-poachers, you will be supporting them in their endeavors for conservation and community development.

Highlights

- Explore the rich forests of Manas National Park, a World Heritage Site famous for its incredible wildlife.

- Go for safaris inside the National Park.

- Visit community villages living in the outskirts of the national park, and observe their sustainable lifestyles.

- Promote and encourage the villagers in their conservation endeavors.

- Stay in jungle themed cottages run village communities.

Tour Availability

Manas National Park remains open from the months of November to late April.

Minimum persons required – 1

Itinerary

Itinerary


Day 1

Drive from Guwahati Airport to Manas National Park (3 hours). Evening at leisure. Bonfire can be arranged. Your stay will be in community run eco-cottages.

Day 2, 3

Go for two jeep safaris inside Manas National Park, till the hills of Bhutan. Encounter thrilling wildlife such as large preys and predators. Go for birdwatching/nature walks around periphery of the national park. Visit tribal villages around the park and meet and interact with the locals. Learn about their sustainable ways of life. Other times at leisure.

Day 4

Leave for Guwahati Airport for a flight back home.

Accommodations

Accommodations


Manas National Park Accommodation


manas national park cottage florican


*Accommodations are subject to availability and can be changed on request.

Price & Booking

Price & Booking Information


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Gallery

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Route Map

Route Map


Manas National Park Route Map

Resources

Resources


- Wildlife touring in Manas National Park (buckettripper.com)

- Protecting people's interesting while saving endangered species (theweekendleader.com)

- A trip to Manas National Park (arun-raghuraman.blogspot.com)