Wild Assam (8 Days / 7 Nights)
Manas National Park, Sualkuchi, Hajo, Guwahati, Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Kaziranga National Park
On arrival at Manas National Park (bounded by Himalayan foothills it is a Project Tiger reserve on Bhutan border) check in at lodge and relax for some time. Depending upon the time you reach you could plan a jeep safari through the park today.
Take an early morning elephant ride through grassland where you can sight a number of endangered animals and birds. After breakfast visit a local village, a nearby tea garden and see Bodo tribal handweaving. Time permitting you can see working elephants bathing in the close by Beki River and carry on further to Mathanugri Lodge to see the sun set over Manas River. Return by dusk to see a tribal dance around camp fire in your lodge. Overnight in Manas National Park.
After breakfast drive to Guwahati to embark the cruise ship. The ship will cruise downstream. Overnight onboard.
After breakfast disembark and explore a riverside village on foot. Cruise upstream to the little town of Sualkuchi and visit its silk weaving workshops, then drive on to Hajo to visit the shrines of three different religions. Board the cruise by evening. Overnight on board.
As the ship cruises upstream disembark at Guwahati for a short sightseeing tour of the city. Visit the holy temple of Kamakhya, cross by country boat to the mid stream Peacock Island etc. Overnight on board (last night on cruise).
Cruise upstream past beautiful scenery as the ship turns into Mayong River. Cruise up in a country boat to the road head from where you will drive to Pobitora Wildlife sanctuary. Take a jeep safari in the park and then move on to Kaziranga National Park by road. Check in at the lodge. Overnight in Kaziranga.
Get up early and drive to Kaziranga’s central range for an early morning elephant ride. Post breakfast walk through terraced tea gardens and visit a local village. After lunch take a jeep safari in the western range. Overnight in lodge in Kaziranga.
Check out and proceed to Guwahati airport or Jorhat airport for onwards journey.
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|Perfect For :||Solo traveller, Old couples, Group tour, A Couple|
|Best time to visit :||November to March is the high season
|Keywords :||2nd timers, Bird watching, Cruise, Luxury, Nature trail, Religious places, Sightseeing, UNESCO world heritage site, Wildlife|
|Image Credit :||kaziranga.assam.gov.in, assambengalnavigation.com, assamforest.in|