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This program guides you through a diversity of wildlife parks where you can observe the birds in a very detailed manner. Our bird guide will be along with you to spot and identify the birds. You will be walking through breathtaking areas of northeast India. Except for Namdapha NP and some remote regions of West Arunachal, all birding areas are accessible by jeep. In addition vast areas remain unexplored, waiting for the intrepid birder.

 

Itineraries

Day 1

Arrival in Guwahati - Nameri NP

Welcome at the airport and road to Nameri National Park. If early arrival, you can enjoy a nature walk in the afternoon. Night in hotel or resort.

Day 2

Nameri NP

The Camp organises exciting white river rafting, against the divine backdrop of lush forests and snow-capped mountains. Tourists can try their 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/resort.

Day 3

Nameri NP - Lama Camp

After breakfast, drive to Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary in Arunachal Pradesh. On arrival check-in the camp. Late afternoon birding to spot the new species of Liocichla (Aves: Timaliidae) from Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary, locally now known as Bugun Liocichla. Night in camp.

Day 4

Lama Camp - Bompu Camp

Start early in morning looking for rare Bugun Liocichla and other specialties of the area. Have breakfast back at the camp. Take packed lunch drive to Bompu camp. Full day birding. Night in camp.

Day 5

Bompu Camp

In the area you find temperate broad-leaved forest and roadside scrub. Drive and trek towards Sunder View (2470 m). Full day birding along Lama Camp - Sunder View track. Night in tent at Sunder View.

Day 6

Bompu Camp

Have early breakfast, full day birding till Khelong (Edge of Sanctuary), evening back to Bompu camp. Night in camp.

Day 7

Bompu Camp - Lama Camp

Early breakfast at camp. Full day birding till Sunderview and Eaglenest Pass with packed lunch. Night in camp.

Day 8

Lama Camp - Pakke TR

After breakfast you will leave for Pakke Wildlife Sanctuary. En route, you will stop at various bird-watching locations for birding. Upon arrival at the sanctuary check into the forest rest house. In the evening, go around the rest house for some birding in Pakke. Night in camp/resort.

Day 9

Pakke TR

After breakfast full day exploration in Pakke. Night in resort/camp.

Day 10

Pakke TR - Kaziranga NP

Today you will leave for one of the most beautiful wildlife destination and the UNESCO world Heritage site, famous for the highest number for One Horned Rhino in the world - Kaziranga National Park. Upon reaching Kaziranga transfer to the wildlife resort. After freshen up, one can go on a guided tour through the forest near your accommodation along the river bank. Also visit the tea garden and rubber plantation. Night in hotel/resort/homestay.

Day 11

Kaziranga NP

In this delightful day, you will embark on thrilling jeep safaris which will go deep inside the wilderness of the national park, through grasslands and teeming forests. There are four 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. Apart from the jeep safaris in the forest ranges and wildlife corridors, visitors can also enjoy a 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! Night in resort.

Day 12

Kaziranga NP - Dibrugarh

Early in the morning, you leave for Sivasagar. You will visit Joysagar, the biggest man-made lake in the country. Followed by, Sivasagar Sivadol, Rang Ghar, Talatal Ghar... Cherishing the beauty of the greeneries, you reached Dibrugarh, the tea city of India. Night in tea estate bungalow/hotel.

Day 13

Dibrugarh - Tinsukia

Today early morning you drive to Tinsukia. Later you visit Dibru-Saikhowa National Park and Magori Bheel for a full day birding programme. You take several boat rides on the Dibru River, go for jungle walk, bird and Gangetic Dolphin sighting. Night in hotel or bungalow.

Day 14

Tinsukia - Deban

Leave for Deban where Namdapha National Park starts. At the border, clear the formalities to enter Arunachal Pradesh. Night in Forest House or camp.

Day 15

Deban - Hornbill Camp

After breakfast, go for trekking inside the Namdapha National Park. En route stop at Haldibari. Afternoon, walk to Hornbill Camp. Night in tent.

Day 16

Hornbill Camp - Ranijheel Camp

Leave for a trek to Ranijheel Camp site after breakfast. En route visit Bulbulia, where you will get to see hot sulfur springs which light up on fire. On the way spot many species of birds. Set up camp upon reaching. Spend the day bird watching and following small trails that have been left by mammals. An expert guide will always be present. Night in tent.

Day 17

Ranijheel Camp - Firmbase Camp

Today's trek is a steep downhill run, and has bamboo and secondary forest, and is great for bird watching. One is usually sure to see the Snowy-Throated Babbler on this stretch. Rest of the day will be free for bird watching in Firmbase. Night in tent.

Day 18

Firmbase Camp - 25 Mile Camp

After breakfast, trek to 25th mile camp. The trek will cross numerous sustainable bamboo bridges, core rainforest area and will be alongside the No-Dihing River. The area is good for spotting some rare wildlife. Setup camp, and spend the rest of the day exploring the forests around. Night in tent.

Day 19

25 Mile Camp - Deban

Walk back to the guesthouse in Deban through thick forests teeming with birds and fluttering with butterflies. From most part of the day you walk on the Miao - Vijaynagar road which offers some spectacular views of the park. Rest of the day free for bird watching. Night in Bungalow/Lodge.

Day 20

Deban - Dibrugarh

Drive back to Dibrugarh. Visit of tea garden. Night in hotel.

Day 21

Departure from Dibrugarh

Transfer to the airport. End of our services.
  • 6 National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries in 3 weeks
  • Experience a rain forest trekking in Namdapha National Park
  • An incredible biodiversity

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