Opt for this 8 nights and 9 days Birding in Assam and Meghalaya tour, if you want to enjoy bird watching at some of the greatest locations. You will also get a chance to visit, Cherrapunjee, the second wettest place on earth. You will be exploring wildlife at well-known, Kaziranga National Park. Along with bird watching, you will also be visiting a popular football ground, near Shillong peak. During the tour, you will get to explore some of the most beautiful north-eastern places like Dibrugarh, Shillong, Guwahati and so on.
Day 1 : Arrival
After your arrival at the Dibrugarh airport, get an assisted transfer to Tinsukia. Check-into the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 2 : Gujjan (13 kms)
Post early morning breakfast, start your road journey to Guijan. After reaching, start your bird watching activity through a boat ride on grasslands alongside Dibru-Saikhowa river. You will be able to spot some beautiful species of birds like Sand Larks, Smokey Warbler, Jerdon’s Babbler , Paddyfield Warbler, Blackbreasted Parrotbill Black Storks, Asian Openbills, Green Imperial Pigeons and Stork-billed Kingfisher. Stay overnight.
Day 3 : Kaziranga National Park (275 kms)
Start your journey to Kaziranga National Park. Day at leisure. Stay overnight in a forest lodge.
Day 4 : Kaziranga National Park
Enjoy elephant safari in the wee hours of the morning. Later, enjoy two rounds of jeep safari. Stay overnight in a forest lodge.
Day 5 : Kaziranga National Park
Early morning jeep safari to the Eastern ranges of the park, a heaven for bird watching. You will be able to spot some most exotic and endangered species of birds like Pelicans, Bengal Floricans, Crested Serpent Eagle, Palla’s Eagle, Bar Headed Geese, Grey Headed Fishing Eagle and so on. Post lunch at the lodge; embark on a jeep safari (to Central or Western range). Stay overnight in a forest lodge.
Day 6: Shillong
Early morning transfer to Shillong, Meghalaya. Day at leisure. Overnight stay in a hotel.
Day 7 : Shillong-Cherrapunjee- Shillong (60 kms)
Hit the road for an early journey to Cherrapunjee, the second wettest place on earth. You might spot some rare bird species in the nearby forest of Mawsmai cave. Return to Shillong for an overnight stay.
Day 8 : Shillong
Visit football near the Sillong Peak. In the wee hours of the morning, you will spot bird species in abundance such as Russet Sparrows, Tawny-breasted Wren Babbler, Mountain Bulbuls, Grey Sibias etc. Post lunch, you will visit old Guwahati Road, one of the best places for bird watching activity. You are going to spot beautiful bird species such as Chestnut-tailed Starlings, Buff-barred Warblers, Orange Bellied Leafbirds, Straited Yuhinas, Silver-eared Mesias, Large Woodshrikes, Rufescent Prinias, Bar Winged Flycatcher Shrikes, Grey Sibias and even more. Overnight stay in Shillong.
Day 9 : Departure
Post early breakfast. Get transferred to the Guwahati airport (130 kms) to catch a flight for your onward journey.