|Tour Type||Mentored Birding Tour;|
|Expected Top 3 Birds||Swamp Francolin, Slender-billed Babbler, White-winge Wood Duck|
|Mammal Fauna||Hoolock Gibbon, Pig-tailed Macaque, Rhino, Elephant [may be Tiger]|
|Expected Climate||Temperat to cold, rains not expected|
|Habitat Covered||Grassland, Broadleaf, Deciduous|
|Altitude Covered||400 ft - 700 ft|
|Group Size||3 participants in a vehicle|
|Drive / Pace / Walk||Few long drives, moderate walk and hike in jungle trails|
|Ease of Birding||Moderate hiking|
Primate lovers will love to be a part of this tour, so get ready to rock and roll with the gibbons of Hollongapar. Hollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary is a pristine and isolated protected area of evergreen forests located in Assam. The sanctuary was constituted under the civil district of Jorhat and named "Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary" after the only apes found in India; the Western Hoolock Gibbon. It is so called because of its distinction for containing the densest gibbon population in Assam. Noteworthy to mention that it has northeast India's only nocturnal primate - The Bengal Slow Loris. So get ready to experience something span-new, spend time with the gibbons, the closest relatives of human beings to know them closely.
Kaziranga Tiger Reserve is situated on the banks of the mighty Brahmaputra River. Kaziranga with its swamps and tall thickets of elephant grass makes the place an ideal habitat for the Indian one-horned Rhinoceros. The vast expanse makes Kaziranga very accessible and wildlife viewing interesting and pleasurable. Kaziranga, being easily accessible, gives one a chance to see animals in the wild at close quarters, thus making a trip to this National Park a very rewarding experience. The Park lies in the flood plains of the Brahmaputra River and thus the land is very fertile here. Kaziranga experiences heavy rainfall during the monsoon season which often flood the park. Kaziranga mainly comprises of tall thickets of elephant grasses, short grasses, open jungle, rivers and swamps.
Kaziranga National Park is one of the most picturesque wildlife parks in India. Apart from being home to the one-horned rhino, it is also the natural habitat of Asiatic wild buffaloes, elephants, swamp deer, hog deer, leopards, Bengal tigers, capped langur and many more species. Kaziranga is also a birder's paradise and one can find a great variety of avifauna here. The numerous water bodies of Kaziranga hosts thousands of migratory birds who visit the park every season.
Nameri Tiger Reserve is situated in the foothills of eastern Himalayas, in the Sonitpur district of Assam, about 9 K.M. from Chariduar, the nearest village. As evident from the name itself, the place is a home to tigers, apart from tigers it provides shelter to other animals like leopards, leopard cat, Himalayan Black Bear, Capped Langur and last but not the least Elephants. With over 300 species of birds (both resident and migratory), Nameri Tiger Reserve is a birder's heaven. Bird wathcing and bird photography is a sheer delight here; some of the highlight bird species from Nameri are White-winged Wood-Duck, Great Hornbill, Wreathed Hornbill, Ibisbill etc.
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Note: We shall start our tour from Guwahati City. However, if the participants wish to go to Jorhat directly, then that can be done too, we shall pick the participant up from their respective locations and start the journey. In case the participant wants to avoid a messed up and pretty hectic journey, they can consult with us before booking the flight tickets, so that we can provide a hassle free experience for them.
If you are clubbing another tour with us to Manas, then let us know you interest. In that case, you can stay overnight at a good hotel in Guwahati.
Tour cost is Rs 63,490/- per Indian participant.
Contact us for the pricing details for Foreign nationals.
PS: The tour cost is as per prevailing Forest Department tourism charges. Any increment by the Department in those rates will reflect as an addition to the tour cost.
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