SINGING WITH THE BIRDS
In this tour, you will visit the best bird-watching places of Northeast India. Your birding adventures will cover two World Heritage Sites, namely Kaziranga National Park and Manas National Park. You will also visit the scenic and popular bird watching area of Nameri National Park and end the trip at Asia’s largest river island, Majuli, which is a less popular but exotic birding destination. The landscape trough out the trip will be breathtaking and in exotic locations.
Manas houses more than 450 species of birds. The major birds includes Hornbills, Jungle Fowls, Bulbuls, Brahminy Ducks, Kalij Pleasants, Egrets, Pelicans, Fishing Eagles, Serpent Eagles, Falcons, Minivets, Bee Eaters, Robins, Mergansers, Harriers and Herons.
Kaziranga has been identified by Birdlife International as an Important Bird Area. Its home to varieties of migratory birds, water birds, predators, scavengers, and game birds. Major birds include Lesser White-fronted Goose, Ferruginous Duck, Baer's Pochard Duck and Lesser Adjutant, Greater Adjutant, Black Necke Stork, Blyth's Kingfisher, Whilte-bellied Heron, Dalmation Pelican, Nordmann's Greenshank, rare Eastern Imperial, Greater Spotted, White-tailed, Pallas Fish Eagle, Greay Headed Fish Eagle, Swamp Francolin, Bengal Florican, Hornbills, Marsh Babblers, Baya Weaver, threatened Finn's weaver, Black-breasted Parrotbill and the Rufous-vented Prinia.
Kaziranga was once home to seven species of vultures, but the vulture population reached near extinction, supposedly by feeding on animal carcasses containing a drug. Only the Indian Vulture, Slender-billed Vulture, and Indian White-rumped Vulture have survived.
Nameri is a birder's paradise with over 300 species of birds. The white winged wood duck, Great Pied Hornbill, Wreathed Hornbill, Rufous Necked Hornbill, Black Stork, Ibis Bill, Blue-bearded Bee-eaters, Babblers, Plovers and many other delightful birds make Nameri its home.
Majuli – a wetland is a hotspot for flora and fauna, harboring many rare and endangered avifauna species including migratory birds that arrive in the winter season. Among the birds seen here are: the Greater Adjutant Stork, Pelican, Siberian Crane, the Whistling Teal and many other species.
- Experience the amazing diversity of more than 600 species of birds and many mammals.
- Stay at jungle lodges.
- Stay at a tribal house of the Misings and interact with them.
- Visit two World Heritage Sites.
- Sail on the mighty Brahmaputra River.
- Visit Satras of Majuli. (Assamese Monasteries)
November to Early April.
Minimum persons required - 1
Drive from Guwahati to Manas National Park (4 hours). Halt at an Eco-Lodge surrounded midst tea gardens.
Early morning and mid-day bird-watching. Go for a 4 hour safari before sunset and experience the thrill of a night safari while coming back to resort.
After breakfast, leave for Nameri National Park (6 hours). Halt at a very beautiful Eco-Huts.
Go for an early morning nature walk to experience the wildlife and birdlife of Nameri National Park. Afternoon will be free for birding. Evening bonfire can be arranged on request.
After breakfast, leave for Kaziranga National Park (4 hours). Halt will be at an Eco-Resort.
Go for an early morning elephant safari to witness Rhinos and many birds. After lunch, go for a jeep safari. Experience the delight of this world famous National Park. Evening will be free.
After breakfast, leave for Majuli Island (4 hours). En-route, you will sail in the mighty Brahmaputra River to cross over to Majuli. Halt at Mising tribal styled cottage.
After a relaxed breakfast, leave for a tour of the satras or Assamese monasteries. Rest of the day will be free to roam around and explore the island. Spend time bird-watching and meet the local tribal people.
After breakfast, leave for Guwahati (7 hours). Tour Ends.
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