The Mishmi Hills area of northeastern Arunachal Pradesh has become popular in recent years as travel restrictions in the state have eased. The area covers a large altitudinal range over a relatively short ground distance which means bird diversity is excellent. With many species being altitudinal.
Migrants according to weather it is also quite difficult to predict. The highlight species is the highly localised Rusty-throated Wren-Babbler which, after being described from one specimen collected in 1947,
Tragopan, Sclater’s Monal, Himalayan Owl, Cachar Wedge-billed Babbler, Rusty-bellied and Gould’s
Our last full day back in the lowlands will
Arrive at Guwahati airport, meet assistance and proceed to Manas National Park. Overnight stay
Targets: Great Hornbill, Pheasants, Jungle Fowl, Scarlet Minivet, Partridge, Bengal Florican and variety of water birds. Tiger and Golden Leaf Monkey.
Early morning explore the pristine beauty and wilderness of the jungle on the back of an elephant (for one hour) in the Bansbari range of the park. Afternoon go for a jeep safari in the most beautiful point of Manas National Park - Mathanguri. Overnight Manas.
Full Day birding at Nameri National Park.
Morning birding in Nameri. Later drive to Kaziranga National Park (3 hr.). Overnight stay.
Indian Rhinoceros, Wild Water Buffalo, Indian Elephant, Royal Bengal Tiger, Indian Boar, Himalayan Mole, Indian Pangolin, Gaur, Barasingha, Sambar Deer, Indian Muntjac, Western Hoolock Gibbon, Indian Hog Deer.
Geese (Lesser White-fronted Goose), and Ducks (Ferruginous Pochard, Baer's pochard), Kingfishers (Blyth's Kingfisher), Herons (White-bellied Heron), Pelicans (Dalmatian Pelican, Spot-billed Pelican), Shanks (Spotted Greenshank) and Terns (Black-bellied Tern), Lesser Adjutant, Greater Adjutant, Black-necked Stork, Asian Openbill), Astern Imperial Eagle, Greater Spotted Eagle, White-tailed Fishing Eagle, Pallas's Fish Eagle, Grey-headed Fish Eagle and the Lesser Kestrel.
Early morning transfer drive to Central Range for an Elephant Ride. After the ride return back to the lodge, have breakfast drive to the Central Rang of the park for a jeep safari. After lunch drive Jeep safari in the Western Range of the park. Overnight at Kaziranga.
Capped Langur, Rhesus Macaque, Assam Macaque, Indian Leopard, Sloth Bear, Indian Porcupine, Fishing Cat, Jungle cat, Large Indian Civet, Small Indian civet, Indian Gray Mongoose, Small Indian Mongoose, Bengal Fox, Indian Jackal, Common Otter, Chinese Ferret Badger, Hog Badger, Ganges and Indus river dolphin, Orange-bellied Himalayan Squirrel, Asiatic Black Bear, Bat etc.
Rare game birds (which were once hunted) include Partridges (Swamp Francolin), Bustards (Bengal Florican) and Pigeons (Pale-capped Pigeon).
Several other important families of birds inhabit Kaziranga, including rare species of Hornbills (Great Indian Hornbill and the Lesser Risk Wreathed Hornbill), Old World Babblers (Jerdon's Babbler, Marsh Babbler) and Weaver Birds (The Common Baya Weaver and the Threatened Finn's Weaver), Thrushes (Hodgson's Bushchat), Old World Warblers (Bristled Grassbird). Other threatened species include the Black-Breasted Parrotbill and Rufous-Vented Prinia.
Morning drive with your pack breakfast drive to Eastern range of the park. Come out for lunch and drive back to park. Overnight Lodge.
Kaziranga - Khonoma
- Optional tours, tips, soft and hard drinks, lunch, all personal expenses International Airfare
- Train Fare Therapies and Massages | Any services not mentioned in 'Services Included'
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