Kaziranga Wildlife Tours
Duration : 13 Nights / 14 Days
Destinations Covered : Delhi, Guwahati , Kaziranga, Bagdogra, Kalimpong, Siliguri, Kolkatta, Sunderbans
1st day : Arrival in Delhi before or after midnight. Overnight stay in a hotel.
2nd day : Morning spent at leisure. Afternoon sightseeing tour of New Delhi, visiting India Gate, driving past President House, and visiting the Qutab Minar & Humayun's tomb. Overnight in the hotel.
3rd day : DelhiMorning sightseeing tour of the old Delhi, visiting Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Raj Ghat etc. After having lunch, go for some shopping or additional sightseeing. Overnight in the hotel.
4th day : Delhi - Guwahati - Kaziranga National Park Catch an onward flight from Delhi-Guwahati in the morning and transfer to Kaziranga National Park (4 hr.). In the evening enjoy dinner watching the tribal or Bihu dance beside the log fire under bamboo grove. Overnight at the resort.
5th day : Kaziranga National Park Wildlife viewing and nature walks in the park. Pay a visit to the tribal village later that afternoon and witnessing the see silk worm rearing. Dinner and overnight at the resort.
6th day : Kaziranga National Park Early morning visit to the Kaziranga National Park on an elephant. The best way to explore the park is through the "Elephant Safari". Undisturbed by the mechanical roar of a car or jeep, open to the skies, accompanied only by the rhythmic scuff-scuff-scuff of elephant's feet and the creaks of the wooden howdah. The occasional booming of wild elephants to each other in close proximity can make you hang on tight to the wooden pole of the howdah. The ride can be a mix of moments of pure terror interspersed with long period of utter peace. Later that afternoon visit the tea garden and tea factory. Enjoy a lavish dinner at a tea garden bungalow. Overnight spent at the resort.
7th day : Kaziranga -Guwahati - Bagdogra - Kalimpong Drive to Guwahati to connect flight to Bagdogra at noon. Arrive Bagdogra and drive to Kalimpong. Dinner and overnight at a hotel.
8th day : Kalimpong Morning spent at leisure. Afternoon guided tour of Kalimpong. Overnight spent in a hotel.
9th day : Kalimpong - Siliguri - Kolkatta Enjoy the thrill of early morning rafting on river Teesta and then drive down towards Siliguri. Catch the connecting overnight train to Kolkatta. Overnight in the train.
10th day : Kolkatta Arrive in Kolkata and transfer to a hotel. Enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of the City of Joy - Kolkatta. Overnight at a hotel.
11th day : Kolkatta - Sunderbans National Park Departure from Kokatta to Basanti Port (3 ½ hr.) for Sundarbans. At the Sundarbans, enjoy a cruise to Sajnekhali by a dedicated motorised launch (2 ½ hr.). Overnight in the launch. Dinner & night stay on the boat.
12th day : Sunderbans National Park Have a Full day cruise through mangrove creeks for wildlife viewing & bird watching at the Sundarbans. Enjoy lunch on the boat. Anchor at Sajnekhali by sunset. You can also opt for watching the Slide show on wildlife at the Mangrove Interpretation Centre in the evening with tea & snacks. Dinner & night stay on the boat.The abundant Airborne Species, the mysterious wild and the picturesque Mangrove Plants come together to offer a romantic hitherto unseen, unheard or untold. To enhance this unique experience an English speaking naturalist accompanies you through out your trip.
13th day : Sunderbans National Park - Kolkatta Pay a morning visit in a cycle rickshaw to Rangabeloa Tagore Society to see the rural development project. Return back to Basanti Port by the afternoon. Transfer to Kolkatta by car. Overnight in a hotel.
14th day : Kolkatta - Delhi / Onward Destination Catch the flight from Kolkatta-Delhi in the morning. Spend a day at leisure in Delhi. Transfer to the airport to catch the connecting flight to onward destination.