Bird Watching Tour Assam

Duration : 10 Days / 09 Nights
Attractions : Deepor Beel - Grey Headed Lapwing - Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary - Kaziranga National Park - Panbari Reserve Forest - Saikhowa WildLife Sanctuary - Namdapha National Park - Digboi - Guwahati

Day 01 : Flight to India (Guwahati) : Arrive at Guwahati around Midnight. The city of Guwahati is the main gateway for the travelers to north-east India. Upon arrival, you will be received by an Indo Vacations representative and moved to the hotel.

Day 02 : Guwahati - Deepor Beel - Guwahati : Our bird watching tour starts from Guwahati in the morning. Deepor Beel is an interesting bird watching place in Assam. It is an extensive wetland within the municipal limits of Guwahati. The lake here is one of the largest in lower Assam and many water birds are found here like Ferruginous Pochard, Grey-headed lapwing, Greater and Lesser Adjutants, Water Cock, Cinnamon Bittern, Fulvous whistling-duck and Greater Painted-snipe.

Day 03 : Guwahati - Pobitora (about 48 km) : Today we will drive to Pobitora. This small 16 square km wildlife Sanctuary provides a rare sight where you can view the highly endangered Rufousvented Prinia of the eastern population and Swamp Prinia (burnesii) Cinerascens that have been reported from the grasslands here.

Day 04 : Pobitora - Kaziranga National Park : Today we will drive further to visit Kaziranga National Park. This Park is famous due to the presence of the Indian Rhinoceros and is probably the best place to see the endangered Bengal Florican, Swamp Francolin and Greater and Lesser Adjutant and also the graceful Black-necked stork. This park also has a good population of Pallas and Grey-headed Fish Eagles as well as Pied Harrier. We will enjoy the whole day watching the birds in Kaziranga National Park and spend the night in the comfortable lodge in the Park.

Day 05 : Kaziranga National Park - Panbari Reserve Forest - Kaziranga National Park: The Panbari woodland is degraded but still some good birds are found here. Asian Fairy Bluebird and Black-crested Bulbul are the common birds that are found here. Abbott and Puff-throated Babblers along with Pale-chinned Flycatcher, Oriental and Great Hornbills can also be spotted in this region. Today we will drive to this region and watch the birds and then drive back to the lodge.

Day 06 : Kaziranga National Park - Dibru-Saikhowa WildLife Sanctuary: Today after having our breakfast we will drive to Dibru-Saikhowa Wildlife Sanctuary. This wildlife sanctuary owns some rare bird species like marsh Babbler, Babbler, Black-throated Parrotbill, Rutousvented (Swamp) Prinia and Bushchat. Set up in the year 1986 to protect these fast disappearing birds, the Sanctuary also has other interesting residents and migrant birds such as Pale-Capped Pigeon, White-tailed Rubythroat and Black-breasted Thrush.

Day 07 : Dibru-Saikhowa WildLife Sanctuary - Namdapha National Park: Today we will drive further to visit Namdapha National Park. Situated in Arunachal Pradesh in the extreme north east of India, the park's avifauna is a unique blend of Himalayan, Sino-Tibetan and Indo-Burmese forms. Around 665 species of birds have been recorded within the state, including incredible species such as Blyth Tragopan, Wardsa Trogon, Rufous necked Hornbill, Blue-Naped Pitta, Wedge-billed wren Babbler, Snowy throated Babbler and beautiful Nuthatch.

Day 08 : Namdapha National Park - Digboi: Today we will drive to Digboi. It is situated in eastern Assam where we will explore the nature reserve being set up by the Indian Oil Cooperation to protect the flora and fauna in and around the oldest operating oilfield in the world. It is home to an excellent variety of birds including Orient, White-Checked Partridge, Grey Peacock Pheasant and Wreathed Hornbill etc.

Day 09 : Digboi - Guwahati: Today we will drive back to Guwahati. On arrival in Guwahati, you will be moved to the hotel. At the hotel rooms you can get fresh and change before we depart for the airport with Indo Vacations representative. Rest of the day is for leisure.

Day 10 : Guwahati: Around midnight catch a flight to your home destination.