Since this tour also visits the north eastern state of "Arunachal Pradesh" foreign nationals are required to obtain a certain permit called the "RAP" or the restricted area permit. We will get this permit on your behalf. The Arunachal Pradesh Government stipulates the number of tourists to minimum of 2 in a group to apply for RAP. The Government charges USD 50 per person for a 30 days permit.
The following documents are required for the permit and we need at least 20- 25 days to process the same after we receive these documents:
1) Photocopy of passport & Visa
2) 4 passport size photographs
3) Duly filled RAP application form (provided by us)
Dates and Prices
Departures are available from November till April for this tour.
Individual and tailor made departures are available or this itinerary.
Please get in touch with us for price and other related details for this tour.
Day 01 - Arrive Kolkata
Day 02 - Flight Kolkata to Guwahati and than drive to Manas National Park
Day 03 - At Manas, Explore Bansbari Range
Manas National park is a tiger reserve, a UNESCO world heritage site situated on the Indo-Bhutan border , it's sharing the Eastern Himalayan and Indian biodiversity hotspot. River Manas is flowing down from the snow capped mountains of Bhutan through the park gives it a beautiful dimension The park is full of diverse flora and fauna. Mammal species are Asian Elephant, Royal Bengal Tiger, Common Leopard, Great Indian One horned Rhinoceros, Asiatic Wild Water Buffalo, five different species of deer, Indian Gaur , Wild Boar, Pygmy Hog, Crab eating mongoose etc. The park has more than 500 species of birds. Among them 24 are globally threatened. Including Bengal Florican , Greater Adjutant, Slender-billed Vulture etc.
Day 04 - Manas to Nameri National Park
Post Lunch trek in Nameri national park.
Nameri is a scenic park at the foot of Eastern Himalaya in the state of Assam - Arunachal border. It's touching the Pakke Tiger reserve in the south-east . The park has a great variety of mammals like elephant ,tiger, gaur , deer, langur etc. But this park is famous for it's birdlife. Nameri is the easiest place to watch the illusive and endangered White-winged Duck. Among the other park Nameri has the highest number of this species in the world. The park has more than 350 species of birds.
Day 05 - Nameri national park
Day 06 - Nameri to Kaziranga National Park
Overnight at the resort in kaziranga
Day 07 - At Kaziranga
Early morning elephant ride followed by a jeep safari in the Central range, afternoon jeep safari in the eastern range of Kaziranga National park.
Day 08 - Kaziranga to Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary
Gibbon WLS is a small park for about 20.8 km sq . and within this incredible number of primates can be found. Including critically Endangered Western Hoolock Gibbon, Stamp tailed Macaque, Pig-tailed Macaque, Assamese Macaque, Capped Langur, Slow Loris etc.
Day 09 - Gibbon WLS to Jorhat Airport
Depending upon the number of days you can spare we can accordingly plan your itinerary with our local expert naturalist.
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If you are looking for birding holiday visit, wildlife photography, specific specie target, or a mix of wildlife and culture holiday than do ask one of our expert to tailor make a tour for you or select from one of the suggested ones on this website.
India is a vast country and with its neighboring countries like Bhutan, Nepal and Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Myanmar we offer a wide range of authentic wildlife experiences. We will suggest and plan out a program for you, provide all ground related services like transport, experienced guides, entry tickets to various national parks, suggest the best birding spots, elephant safaris and all travel related services will be fine tunes and executed by our hugely experienced staff.
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