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A Grand Wildlife Tour of India
(45 Days / 44 Nights)
(Experience the wild beauty of the Indian jungle for six weeks)
(Delhi - Jim Corbett - Rajaji National Park - Delhi - Sariska/Alwar - Ranthambore - Bharatpur - Agra - Khajuraho - Panna National Park - Bandhavgarh national park - Kanha National Park - Nagpur - Ahmedabad - Bhavnagar - Velavadar Nationalpark - Sasan Gir - Bangalore - Nagarhole National Park - Bandipur National Park - Indira Gandhi National Park - Periyar National Park - Cochin - Kolkata - Sunderbans - Kolkatta - Kaziranga National Park - Orang National Park - Manas National Park - Guwahati - Delhi)
(to view the route of this tour on a Map please click
here)

Day 01. Flight to India (Delhi)
Around midnight arrival in Delhi. The cosmopolitan City and capital Delhi is the main gateway for travellers. You are met by an Indo Vacations representative and transferred to your Hotel.

Day 02. Delhi - Jim Corbett National Park (about 260 km / 5 hrs)
Today morning having breakfast we drive to Corbett National Park. It is the India's first National Park, and designated a Project Tiger Reserve in the year 1973. In 1957, it was renamed as Corbett National Park in honour of the late Jim Corbett, the legendary photographer and author. About 580 species of resident and migratory birds have been recorded in and around the reserve. Great pied hornbill, Pallas's fishing eagle, Grey-headed fishing eagle, Red-thighed Falconet are some of the endangered birds found in Corbett. Other birds found in this region are Tawny Fish Owl, Great Hornbill, Scaly-bellied Woodpecker, Red-breasted Parakeet, Himalayan Swiftlet, Stork-billed Kingfisher and Himalayan Rubythroat. This park has Tigers, Leopards, Sambars, Chital, Hog Deer, Porcupine, Wild Pigs and Fox.

Day 03. Corbett Nationalpark
Today we have two safaris in the Corbett National Park, in the early morning and in the afternoon. The Tiger remains the biggest attraction of the park. You will view various animals like Tigers, Leopards, Sambars, Chital, Hog Deer, Porcupine, Wild Pigs and Fox. On the route stop for birding. Here you will view Great slaty woodpecker, Great hornbill, Puff-throated babbler, White-rumped shama, Pallas fish eagle etc.

Day 04. Jim Corbett - Rajaji National Park (about 130 km / 3 - 4 hrs)
Today after having breakfast we leave Jim Corbett National Park and drive to Rajai National Park.
The Rajaji National Park is 820.42 km ˛ in area. It was declared as a national park in 1983. Previously there were only three forest areas (Wild Life Sanctuaries), these were named Rajaji (1948), Motichur (1964) and Chilla (1977). Rajaji National Park comprises grasslands, forests, different habitats and forest types. About 75% area of this national park is mountain country. Sal (Shorea robusta or in the local language "Sheesham") is the most abundant tree species in this national park. In addition, one finds a mixed forest of bush land, grassland as in the savannah and water loving vegetation along the watercourses.

Day 05. Rajaji National Park
Today we have two jungle safari in the Rajaji National Park (morning and afternoon). Rajaji National Park is home to many wild animals. Our local experts in Jungle give you further details about the jungle and forest. Rajaji National Park is famous all over the world due to elephants. A very large number of elephants are found in the Rajaji National Park. Other species of mammals in the park are sambar deer, wild boars, leopards, jackals, bears, barking deer, spotted deer, monkeys and porcupines and King Cobra. A large number of birds, peacocks and the Red Jungle Fowls make this park really colorful.

Corbett National Park Rajaji national park Rajaji national park

Day 06. Rajaji National Park - Delhi (about 210 km / 5 hrs)
Today in the morning after having breakfast we drive to Delhi. Arrival in Delhi and transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. For those who want to visit Delhi, a visit of the capital of India can be planned which will be organized at some minimal extra charge.

Day 07. Delhi - Sariska/Alwar (about 170 km / 4 hrs)
Today we leave Delhi and proceed to
Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary, an area that is located in the Aravalli mountain range and extends over 479 square kilometers. This natural reserve is part of a project of the Indian government and was declared as a Tiger Reserve in the year 1973 by the government of India. In the evening we have jungle safari in the Sariska National park. There we watch the activities of Sambars, Chitals, Nilgais, Chausinghas, Jackals, Wild boars, langurs etc.

Day 08. Sariska/Alwar - Ranthambore (about 210 km / 4-5 hrs)
In the morning we will drive to
Ranthambore to visit the Ranthambore National Park, which is rich in wildlife. Ranthambore National Park is a well known tiger reserve under Project Tiger. This national park is the home of a vast variety of animals. Ranthambore National Park is surrounded by the Vindhyas and the Aravali mountains and covers an area of 392 square km. Best time to visit Ranthambore National Park is from September to April, before the monsoon.

Day 09. Ranthambore
Today we have two jungle safaris in the Ranthambore National Park (Morning and Afternoon). The only means of transport in the park are jeeps and Canter. The Tiger remains the biggest attraction of the Park. To watch the tiger the best time in the morning is between 6.00 am and 9.30 am and in the late afternoon from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
If you are lucky enough today you might have an audience with the Tiger which are numerous in this park. In this park we will view other animals like Sambhar, Cheetal, Wild Boar, Leopard, Sloth Bear, Jackal and Hyena.

Day 10. Ranthambore - Bharatpur (about 200 km / 4 hrs)
Today in the early we leave Ranthambore and drive towards Bharatpur to Keoladeo National Park.
Bharatpur has its fame due to Keoladeo Birds National Park. Bharatpur was earlier a duck shooting resort of the Maharaja. In the evening we visit the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. Keoladeo National Park with its 375 species of birds is one of the best water bird sanctuary in the world. In winter there are many migratory birds from the northern hemisphere including the rare Siberian crane. The reserve was once the area where the maharajas (the great king) do duck hunting at the time when Rajasthan was a princely State.

Tiger Ranthambore Sariska Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

Day 11. Bharatpur - Agra (about 60 km / 1˝ hrs)
Today we leave Rajasthan, the biggest state in India and drive through a series of fields, small towns and villages to
Agra. In the morning we will visit the Agra Fort, built by three of the greatest Mughal emperors. The construction of this massive structure began in 1565 under Akbar's reign and continued till the time of his grandson's reign, Shah Jahan who built the impressive imperial quarters and mosque. After the visit of Agra Fort we proceed to visit the most beautiful monument of India, the Taj Mahal, an enduring monument to love, with a continually fulfilling beauty. It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between 1631-52, as a tomb and memorial to his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal (Jewel of the Palace), who died at the age of 39 giving birth to her 14th child. We spend enough time at Taj Mahal to take this impressive memory home. After the visit of Taj Mahal we have a look at the famous fine marble inlay work which is still being done in Agra by the descendants of the families of builders and artists of the Taj Mahal.

Day 12. Agra - Jhansi (by train) Jhansi - Khajuraho (about 175 km / 4 hrs)
In the morning we drive to the railway station to catch train to
Jhansi. Departure from Agra at 08:55 am and arrival in Jhansi at 12:25 pm. Upon arrival, you will be met by our representative and later drive to Khajuraho. Khajuraho was the capital of the Chandela dynasty. The Chandela Kings claimed descent from the moon. The temples of Khajuraho are among the finest examples of temple craftsmanship in the whole of India. A visit to the temples of Khajuraho is one of the highlights of any trip to India. The temples are excellent examples of the Indo-Aryan architecture. There are rows of sculptures, masterpieces of stone carving in the temple. These temples reflect many aspects of Indian life through the representation of gods,  goddesses, warriors, musicians and animals in natural reproduction and mythology. The figures of Apsaras, the sky dancers, can be seen at each temple.

Day 13. Khajuraho - Panna - Khajuraho (about 85 km / 2 hrs)
Today morning we have sightseeing of Khajuraho, we visit the temple complex of
Eastern Group and Western Group to see the most beautiful temples in India. Most famous among them is the Laxmana Temple, which is dedicated to god Vishnu. The presence of erotic sculptures in the Temples at Khajuraho is one of the expression among others of the celebration of all human activities displaying different aspects of Hinduism. In the afternoon we have an excursion to the Panna National Park. This 540 km2 forest area is about 60 km east of Khajuraho; This forest area was declared a National Park in 1981. Panna National Park is in the remote area and therefore you can still find the unspoiled landscape. After visiting Panna National Park and a jungle safari we drive back to Khajuraho, where we have overnight stay.

Taj Mahal Agra Khajuraho Panna National Park

Day 14. Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh national park (about 230 km / 6 - 7 hrs)
Today in the morning after having breakfast we drive to
Bandhavgarh National Park. Bandhavgarh National Park is situated amidst the Vindhyas mountain range in Madhya Pradesh. The famous white tigers were first found in the Bandhavgarh National Park. The other wildlife attractions in the park besides Tiger includes Regal Gaur, the Muntajac, Jungle Cat, Ratel, Porcupine, Rhesus Macaque, black faced Langur, Nilgai, Chital, Chinkara, Sloth Bear, Four-horned Antelope, Deer, Striped Hyena, Fox, Jackal, Leopard, Mongoose and Wild Boar. The deep valleys of hilly Vindhyan mountains are covered with teak and bamboo forests, open grasslands and Sal-bamboo and mixed forests offer excellent opportunities for wildlife and bird watching. The name Bandavgarh comes from the highest mountain of the area (807 m).

Day 15. Bandhavgarh national park
Today we have two jungle safaris in Bandhavgarh National Park. We watch the activities of various animals like black faced Langur, Nilgai, Chital, Chinkara, Sloth Bear, Four-horned Antelope, Deer, Striped Hyena and Tigers. The park is located in the districts of Shahdol and Jabalpur in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The park was founded in 1968 and covers an area of 437 square kilometers, which is mostly covered with deciduous forest, vast grasslands and bamboo woods.

Day 16. Bandhavgarh national park - Kanha National Park (about 190 km / 6 hrs)
Today in the morning after having breakfast we drive to
Kanha National Park. Kanha National Park is the largest wildlife sanctuary in Asia and is one of the first Project Tiger reserves in India. It was founded in the year 1955 and covers an area of over 940 square km in the two districts Mandla and Balaghat. Together with a surrounding buffer zone of 1,067 km˛ and the neighboring 110 km˛ Phen Sanctuary it forms the Kanha Tiger Reserve.Hundreds of different species of birds and about twenty-two species of mammals live here between deciduous forests, savannah grasslands, hills and rivers. Since the establishment of the park, even the tiger population has doubled.

Day 17. Kanha National Park
Today in the morning we have jeep safari in Kanha National Park and watch the activities of various animals like Tiger, Barasingha, Spotted deer, Blackbuck, Porcupine, Grey Langurs, Mongoose, Hyena, Jungle Cat, Leopard, Nilgai, Gaur, Indian Bison and Wild Pig. Kanha is famous for its large mammals. The park has a good population of tiger. In addition, other large carnivore species are available in the park.

Day 18. Kanha National Park - Nagpur (about 260 km / 7 hrs)
Today in the morning after having breakfast we drive to Nagpur. Nagpur means the city of the snakes. This city is located near the geographical center of India. Nagpur is known throughout the country as the "Orange City" as it is a major trading centre for oranges and the entire region has a climate favourable for large scale cultivation of oranges. Recently awarded for being the cleanest city of India, Nagpur is reputed to be the second greenest city in India. In the evening arrive in Nagpur. Rest of the day free for leisure.

Bandhavgarh National Park Bandhavgarh National Park Kanha National Park

Day 19. Nagpur - Ahmedabad (Flug) Ahmedabad - Bhavnagar (about 175 km / 4 hrs)
Today you will be transferred to airport for flight to
Ahmedabad. From Ahmedabad airport we drive straight to Bhavnagar. Upon arrival in Bhavnagar you will be transferred to the hotel in Bhavnagar. Later we drive to Velavadar. Velavadar is also one of the few places where the wolf is present in large numbers, although it is rare to spot in daylight. Here we watch large herds of black buck antelope and one of the world's largest "harrier roosts". After visiting the park we drive back to Bhavnagar.

Day 20. Bhavnagar - Velavadar Nationalpark - Bhavnagar (about 120 km, 2˝ hrs)
In the morning after having breakfast we enjoy birding at Victoria Park, Gaurishankar Lake and the coastal marshes near the port. After lunch, drive to
Velavadar National Park for the bird watching. Velavadar National Park is located in the Indian state of Gujarat and covers an area of about 34 square kilometers. The Grass landscape is flat and open in the majority. Sirkeer malkoha, painted francolin, chestnut-bellied and spotted sandgrouse, rufous-tailed, crested and sykes’ larks, red-rumped swallows, short-toed snake eagle, imperial, steppe, tawny, greater and lesser spotted eagles, laggar falcon and variable wheatears are the various birds which can be seen in this park. In the evening, witness a massive roost of montagu, pallid and marsh harrier. After a safari in Velavadar Nationalpark, we drive back to Bhavnagar, where we have overnight stay.

Day 21. Bhavnagar - Sasan Gir (about 200 km / 4-5 hrs)
In the morning we drive from Bhavnagar to Sasan Gir. Gir is the last abode of the Asiatic lion and has a thriving population of Leopard, Sambar, parrots, monkeys, Chital (spotted deer), Nilgai and Wild boar. Gir is also one of the major habitats of chousingha (the world’s only four-horned antelope) and chinkara (Indian gazelle). It covers an area of 1,400 square kilometers. Best time to visit Sasan Gir is from October to June.

Day 22. Sasan Gir
In the morning and afternoon enjoy the jungle safari in
Gir National Park. Changeable hawk eagle, crested serpent eagle, Bonneli’s eagle, shaheen peregrene falcon, laggar falcon, shikra, painted sandgrouse, quails, black-hooded and golden oriels, marshall’s and common iora, Asian paradise flycatcher, tickell’s blue, red-throated, verditer and Asian brown flycatchers, yellow-crowned, brown-capped pygmy, black-rumped flameback woodpeckers, green and blue-cheeked bee-eaters, coppersmith barbet, common, lesser pied and white-throated kingfisher, blossom-headed parakeet, hoopoe, black, ashy and white-bellied drongos, rufous treepie, large cuckoo shrike are some of the birds that could also be seen here. In the evening have a nature walk with a birding guide to a riverside spot near Gir Birding Lodge. A large variety of birds especially quails and passerines can be seen in the bushes along the trail.

Velavadar National Park Sasan Gir National Park Sasan Gir National Park

Day 23. Sasan Gir - Diu (about 80 km / 2 hrs) Diu - Bangalore (by air)
Today morning we drive from Sasan Gir to
Diu. From Diu we fly to Bangalore. Upon arrival in Bangalore you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Day 24. Bangalore - Nagarhole (about 220 km / 5-6 hrs)
In the morning we leave Bangalore and drive to
Nagarhole National Park. The Nagarhole National Park is a jungle reserve in Karnataka, which is located in the south of India. This National Park is located between the Western Ghats and the Nilgiri Sub-Cluster and extends over an area of about 640 km2. The vegetation consists mainly of tropical forests and shrub-grasslands. The northwestern parts of the reserve are wetter than the southern areas, where the park is adjacent to the Bandipur National Park.Its dense deciduous forests are the habitat of the Tiger, Leopard, Gaur, Elephant, Sambar, Chital, Spotted Deer, Wild Boar, Langur and about 250 species of birds including the magnificent Malabar Pied Hornbill and the Great Black Woodpecker. We will enjoy guided safari of the park. Evening free for leisure.

Day 25. Nagarhole National Park
Today we visit the
Nagarhole National Park. Two Jungle safari in the Nagarhole National Park are provided by jeep. This dense forest is home to the tiger, leopard, gaur, elephants, deer, langurs and over 250 bird species.

Day 26. Nagarhole - Bandipur (about 125 km / 4 hrs)
Today we drive to
Bandipur National Park. In the afternoon we will visit the wildlife sanctuary in jeeps. Bandipur National park is one the many reserves located within the forest belt between the Western Ghats and the Nilgiri Mountains. Most of these reserves are demarcated more by political boundaries than by truly physical ones. Bandipur lies in the southern state of Karnataka and covers a forest area of 865 square kilometers

Day 27. Bandipur National Park
Today we have two Jungle Safaris in Bandipur National Park (Morning and afternoon). Bandipur was declared a National Park in 1974 and is one of the original 9 tiger reserves under the watchful eye of "Project Tiger". Bandipur has a sizeable population of wildlife - The Royal Bengal Tiger, Elephant, Spotted Deer and Sambar, Gaur and Flying Squirrel, four horned Antelope, Nilgiri Langur and Sloth Bear. Amongst the reserve's most prominent animals are its 1900-odd elephants.

Nagarhole National Park Nagarhole National Park Bandipur National Park

Day 28. Bandipur - Indira Gandhi National Park (about 245 km / 7 hrs)
Today we leave the area of Bandipur and drive to Indira Gandhi National Park. The Indira Gandhi National Park National Park is located in the Western Ghats of the state of Tamil Nadu in southern India. The area of this national park covers the area of Coimbatore and Tiruppur. The mountains in this region are called as Anaimalais or elephant mountains. The protected area of Indira Gandhi Wildlife Reserve (National Park) extends over a total area of 958 square kilometers. The local population belongs essentially to the Ancients ethnic groups. These ethnic groups find work as park rangers in anti-poaching units. After a long drive no Jungle activities are planned today.

Day 29. Indira Gandhi National Park
Today we have two Jungle Safaris in the National Park and also other Jungle Activities. The diverse landscape of the park is reflected in a very rich fauna. These include the elephant, the Nilgiri, which is found only in southern India. Other herbivorous are Gaure, sambar deer, axis deer, Kant Chile, barking deer, and wild boar. Even large predators such as tigers, sloth bears, leopards, and Asian wild dogs are found in the park. Smaller predators such as Bengal, Bengalfuchs, jungle cat, civet cat Little Indian, Indian mongoose, Halsstreifenmanguste, Otter, Nilgiri langurs, macaques, Hanuman langurs Civet, soft coated otter, Indian pangolin, hare and bats, the Indian porcupine, Indian yellow-throated marten and various croissants and are also found in the park.

Day 30. Indira Gandhi National Park - Periyar National Park (about 300 km / 8 hrs)
Today we drive to
Periyar National Park in the State of Kerala. This national park covers 800 square kilometers and has various species. This national park is famous all over India. It is located in Thekkady district at the border to Tamil Nadu. In Periyar National Park. You can watch elephants, bison, antelopes. Sambhar. Wild boars, monkeys and - if you are lucky - see one of the very rare Tiger. The park was built around an artificial lake. After a long drive, the rest of day at leisure.

Day 31. Periyar National Park
We will start our day by having a Boat ride on the lake of Periyar. The lake of Periyar is the central point of the famous Periyar National Park. It covers an area of 780 square km and was designated a part of project Tiger in 1973. After the boat ride we drive through the Park and observe the activities of Elephants, Bison, Sambar, Wild Oxen, Wild Boar and Spotted Deer which are common here. Periyar National Park is home for 1965 flowering plants including 171 grass species and 143 species of orchids.

Day 32. Periyar National Park - Cochin (about 160 km / 4 hrs)
In the morning after having breakfast drive to
Cochin. Cochin is the most interesting town in South India at Malabar Coast and is also known as Venice of South. Cochin is also known as the Queen of the Arabian Sea. After arrival in Cochi, drive to the hotel. In the afternoon we have sightseeing of Cochin, we visit St. Francis church, the oldest European church in India in which the grave of famous sailor Vasco da Gama can be visited. After the visit of St. Francis Church we have a walk through the Jewish area of Mattancherry. In the evening we enjoy a visit to a school for Kathakali dances and culture.

Indira Gandhi National Park Periyar National Park Periyar National Park

Day 33. Cochin - Kolkata (by air)
Today we have flight to
Kolkata. Arrival in Kolkata. Upon arrival in Kolkata you will be transferred to the hotel. Kolkata is the cosmopolitan city and capital of West Bengal. Kolkata is the largest city of India. Kolkata is an extraordinarily vibrant and lively city. This city was once the colonial city of British in India. Today we explore this vibrant and lively city. We will visit the Victoria Memorial and magnificent buildings in the area of Chowringhee and Dalhousie Square. We will also visit the Jain-Temple and the Fort Williams. In the area of Joransanko we have the opportunity to visit the family house of the famous Indian writer Rabindranath Tagore.

Day 34. Kolkatta (Calcutta) - Sunderbans (about 106 km / 3˝ hrs)
Today in the morning we leave Kolkata and drive to Basanti Port for Sundarbans National Park. From Basanti by a motor launch we will move towards Sunderbans National Park. "Sunderbans" means beautiful tigers. Sunderbans with their mangrove swamps covering around 2500 square km in the Ganga Brahmaputra delta spread across
Bangladesh. These are the largest estuarine forests in the world. This reserve has over 200 Bengal tigers, Spotted Deer, Wild Boar, Monkeys, Snakes and Crocodiles. In the afternoon we reach our eco village. After a short break we take a walk through the rice fields and also visit the village of honey collectors and local fishermens and learn about their local customs and traditions.Then Country boat ride for bird watching is provided for two to three hours, spotting seven types of kingfisher, egret, Brahmani eagles, pond heron, black cormorants, magpie robin, green bee eaters and above all getting introduced to the lovely mangroves, with surreal creatures like fiddler crabs, mud skipper fish etc. After sunset we drive back to the hotel, where local musicians play live music. You will have overnight stay in the mud huts of Eco Resort.
Note: There is no electricity in the Eco Resort. There is a generator that supplies electricity on requirement.

Day 35. Sunderbans: Excursion
Today, we organize a boat trip for you from early morning to late afternoon. We take the boat in the jungle and explore the largest mangrove forests in the world, which are very rich in flora and fauna (we have to take permission in advance for this from the concerned authorities). During the whole day excursions we visit 3 watchtowers, namely Sajnekhali, Sudhanyakhali and Dobanki. During this cruise through the small canals and streams we will try to spot various wild animals such as wild boar, civet, monitor lizards, crocodiles, dolphins and the Royal Bengal Tiger.
All meals are prepared and served during the trip on the boat. In the late afternoon we drive back to the eco village. In the evening we enjoy the fresh air at the eco-village, walking or playing volleyball, fishing family visit or make a bonfire.

Day 36. Sunderbans - Kolkatta (about 106 km / 3˝ hrs)
Today morning we have a small walk in the village for pictures of sunrise, mangroves, village and birds, or if you want to explore the island on wheels then bicycle will be provided to you. At 09:00 am breakfast is provided and then we proceed to Kolkata. In the afternoon arrival in Kolkata. Rest of the time free for leisure at the hotel.

Calcutta Victorial Memorial Sunderbans Sunderbans

Day 37. Kolkatta - Jorhat (mit flug) Jorhat - Kaziranga National Park (about 114 km / 3 hrs)
Today in the morning we have flight to Jorhat. From Jorhat airport we proceed directly to Kaziranga National Park. Kaziranga National Park is famous due to the presence of the Indian Rhinoceros. It 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. There is good population of Pallas and Grey-headed Fish Eagles as well as Pied Harrier. In the afternoon we enjoy a jungle safari in the central area of the park where we are on the search for the Rhinoceros unicornis. This type of Rhinocerus is now almost extinct.

Day 38. Kaziranga National Park
Kaziranga National Park is located in the state of Assam in the landscape of Karbi Anglong Hills in northeast India. The park has an area of 430 square kilometers and consists of high grasslands, forests and wetlands. The core area of Kaziranga is placed under protection since January 3, 1908 and was extended again and again to a few square kilometers. Since 1985, the Park is a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. We take a jungle safari in Kaziranga National Park on back of elephant (subject to availability of elephant). In the morning and afternoon we have a jeep safari to the western and eastern part of the park. Wild animals that live in Kaziranga include the Asian elephant, Indian rhinoceros, the Bengal Tiger, wild water buffalo, the Goldlangur, the wild boar of the prongs deer, barking deer, hog deer, the sambar, the Gaur and the Asiatic wild dog. Even the gange dolphin can be found here.
You will enjoy the whole day watching the birds in Kaziranga National Park.

Day 39. Kaziranga National Park - Orang National Park (about 115 km / 3 hrs)
Today we leave Kaziranga National Park and proceed to Orang National Park. The Orang National Park lies on the north bank of the Brahmaputra River in the Darrang and Sonitpur districts of Assam in India and covers an area of 78.81 square miles (30.43 km ˛). It was established as a sanctuary in 1985 and declared a national park in the year 13 April 1999. This national park is also known as the mini Kaziranga National Park, since the two parks have a similar landscape made up of marshes, streams and meadows and both national parks are famous because they are inhabited by the Indian rhinoceros The park has a rich flora and fauna. Dwarf pigs, elephants, wild buffaloes and tigers are also found in the park.

Day 40. Orang National Park
Today we take two jungle safaris in Orang National Park (Morning and Afternoon). Orang National Park contains significant population of several species of mammals. Great Indian Rhinoceros are the prominent species of the National Park. Other species of the park are Royal Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris, Asian elephant, dwarf Hog, hog deer and wild boar, Pygmy Hog (a type of wild boar). Some mammals of the park are the blind Ganges River Dolphin, Indian Pangolin, Hog Deer (Axis porcinus), rhesus Macaque, Bengal porcupine, Indian fox, small Indian civet, Otter, Leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis) and jungle Cat (Felis chaus).

Day 41. Orang National Park - Manas National Park (about 165 km / 4 hrs)
Today in the morning we drive to Manas National Park. The Manas National Park is located in the Indian state of Assam at the foothills of the
Himalayas. The Manas National Park is one of the India's most magnificent national park and a well known World heritage site. It was declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the year 1985 covers an area of 50,000 hectares.

Day 42. Manas National Park
Today in the early morning we have an elephant safari in the park. This park has a very rich animal and bird life. India's second largest tiger population is found in Manas National Park.
Other inhabitants of Manas National Park are: elephants, rhinos, swamp deer, gaur and other species such as the clouded leopard, Asian golden cat, front Indian pangolin (also known as pine cones Animal), Cat fish, jerk pork and Leopard. About 450 species of birds are found in the
Manas National Park, among the bird species hornbill and the beard are the Black Stars. During the day we take a jeep safari and visit a village of the local tribe "Bodo"

Day 43. Manas National Park - Guwahati (about 125 km / 3 - 4 hrs)
Today morning we drive to
Guwahati.The city lies on the River Brahmaputra, right on the foothills of the Shillong plateau. Guwahati is the largest city in the state. The main languages spoken are Assamese (Asamiya) and Bengali (Bengali) along with numerous small languages of the Tibeto-language family birmanischen. Today we have half day sightseeing in Guwahati. We visit the small town small town named Hajo which is located about 30 km from Guwahati. It is an ancient pilgrimage center and has many temples, five of which are very old and the attraction for the pilgrims. Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims come to this place. Then we visit the Haigriv-Madhav Temple, Haigriv-Madhav Temple, which was built by King Raghudeva Narayan in 1583. It is situated on Monikut Hill and is accessible via a long staircase that leads up to it. At the end of the stairs you will find an ornate gate in the Mughal style. In this temple, as the Buddhists believe Buddha had attained his salvation (Nirvana). The statue of Krishna Madhav incarnation of the temple is already 6,000 years old. There is also a center of pilgrimage for Muslims (Hajo Powa Mecca) and other Hindu temples.

Kaziranga National Park Kaziranga National Park Manas National Park
Manas National Park Orang National Park Guwahati

Day 44. Guwahati - Delhi (by air)
Today we have flight from Guwahati to Delhi. The rest of the day is at leisure or if you want to visit other places in Delhi then you may visit at minimal additional costs.

Day 45. Flight to Home Destination
Around midnight flight back to home destination.
(End of Tour)

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