Arunachal Pradesh Tour - 03
Duration 06 Nights / 07 Days
Places to Visit: Guwahati - Kaziranga - Nameri
Meeting upon arrival and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon visit Kamakhya Temple: The Kamakhya Temple dominates the life of Guwahati, as much as does the great Brahmaputra River. The temple, situated high aloft a hill called Neelachal Parbat or Kamagiri in the city of Guwahati is one of its several religious landmarks, which speaks volumes about the rich historical treasure over which the state of Assam is seated. The Kamakhya Temple had been built in reverence to Goddess Kamakhya or Sati, who was one of the numerous incarnations of Goddess Durga or Goddess Shakti. Bashista Ashram: Dating back to the time when the great sage Vashista visited this spot on confluence of the Sandhya, Lalita, and Kanta stream, and set up his ashram here. Shankardev Kalakshetra: a place where Assamese history and culture are depicted in a sprawling open enclosure Evening enjoy River Cruise: A River Cruise on the mighty Brahmaputra is a wonderful opportunity to get a feel of this legendry river. Overnight at the hotel.
Guwahati / Kaziranga (220 Kms, 4 ½ Hrs Drive)
The morning after breakfast depart by car for Kaziranga National Park. Kaziranga National Park: The oldest park in Assam, Kaziranga, on the south bank of the Brahmaputra River, is world-famous for its great Indian one-horned rhinoceros, of which there are aplenty. Spread across 430 sq km, it is a dazzling mosaic of a dense rain forest, tall elephant grass and swathes of reeds interspersed with vast tracts of marshes and shallow pools that are a favorite haunt of this celebrity pre-historic beast. Wild elephant, hog deer, and barasingha also abound. Book in advance for at least a night’s stay at the forest lodge to catch those early morning views of him from elephant back. Jeep safaris are also arranged. This National Park is 217 km from Guwahati and 96 km from Jorhat. En-route enjoy the beautiful tea estates of Assam. Arrive Kaziranga and check-in at the Jungle Resort. Afternoon Jeep Safari in the Bagori (western) range of the park. Overnight at the hotel.
Early morning enjoys the elephant safari in the Bagori (western) range of Kaziranga. Later return to the Resort for breakfast. Afternoon Jeep Safari in the Kohora (Central) range of the park. Overnight at the hotel.
Kaziranga /Tezpur/Nameri (125 Kms 3Hrs Drive)
Morning After breakfast drive to Nameri National Park Nameri National Park: is one of the two rain forest we have in north East. Now it comes under the “Project Tiger” operated by Govt. Of India. Sighting of wild animals is difficult but the place has over 350 species of birds. Known to be a good place to sight the White-winged Wood Duck, pax can view Ibisbill (uncommon), Ruddy Kingfisher, Wreathed hornbill, Long-billed Ringed Plover, Sultan Tit, and Yellow-bellied and White-throated Fantails.
En-route visit : Bhalukpong: Situated on the Assam-Arunachal border, km from Guwahati, Bhalukpong is another picturesque spot for angling and leisurely picnics.
Tezpur: “The city of blood” (as a result of the great mythological war fought between Lord Krishna and Lord Shiva), Tezpur is 174 kms away from Guwahati. The remains of 5th – 6th century stone temples have been discovered in nearby Da Parbatia. Arrive and check in at the Eco camp. Overnight at camp
Nameri / Guwahati Depart (235 Kms, 4 ½ Hrs Drive)
Early morning go for bird watching at Nameri National park and rain forest. Later return to camp for breakfast and drive to Guwahati. Arrive Guwahati and in time transfer to the airport for the onward journey.