Destination: Nagaland, India
Tour Type: Driving, Safaris, Birding, Photography, People, Culture
Duration: 13 Nights and 14 Days
Club with: Gibbon Sanctuary, Assam
(Fly in/ 4-hrs drive): Arrive at Dimapur airport, meet assistance and drive to Khonoma. On arrival at Khonoma birding around the village for a while and retire for the night. Overnight Home Stay.
First day of the trip and the prime targets are Naga Wren Babble, Crested Finchbill, Bulbuls, Mountain Bamboo Partridges, Pipits, Barbets, Red-faced Loichila, Sunbirds Etc. Overnight Home Stay.
Rise early morning have your morning cup of tea carry along packed breakfast and drive to Seikhake. Full day birding here. Targets for the day will be, Bee Eater, Honey Guide, Piculet, Woodpeckers, Pheasants, Drangos, Rock Thrushes, Whistling Thrushes, Flycatchers Etc. Late afternoon drive back to Khonama. Overnight Home Stay.
Targets: Slender-billed Scimitar Babbler, Lesser Rufous-headed Parrotbill, Bugun Liocichla, and more.
Early morning drive 173 kms/ 5 hours. Enroute birding on the way . Targets for the day are Swift, Niltavas, Blue Fly Catchers, Partridges Etc.
Morning drive to visit Intanki Wildlife Sanctuary. Targets here will be Hornbills, Storks, Pheasants etc. Overnight Hotel.
Afternoon birding at the outskirt of Kaziranga Nation Park.
Targets: Grey-headed Fish Eagle, Pied Falconet, Great Myna, Finn’s Weaver, White-throated Bulbul, and Black-backed Forktail. Overnight Jungle Resort/ Lodge.
Early morning take the elephant ride (optional), back to your hotel for breakfast and later take the Jeep safari for birding in eastern range of the national park. Get back to hotel or restaurant for lunch and afternoon go on jeep to western range of the park.
Targets of the day are: Grey-headed Fish Eagle, Pied Falconet, Great Myna, Finn’s Weaver, White-throated Bulbul, and Black-backed Forktail. Overnight Jungle resort/ Lodge.
Morning drive to visit Nameri National Park on arrival have lunch boat across the Jia-Bhoraeli River to enter the park afternoon birding inside the park. Overnight Eco Camp.
Early morning grab your packed breakfast and go to the river point, take the boat across the river to the park. Back to Camp for lunch. Afternoon go for river rafting to spot some important river birds of the area. Overnight Eco Camp.
Targets: White-winged Duck, White-cheeked Partridge, Blyth’s Kingfisher, Oriental Hobby, Black Baza and Thicknee, Ibisbill etc.
Morning birding around the camp. come back have breakfast and drive to Guwahati. Have lunch on the way and go to Deepor Bheel for birding After a morning leisure birding drive to Guwahati. Overnight Hotel.
Early morning go birding in the city dump yard for Lesser & Greater Adjutant and many others. Back to hotel have your breakfast and transfer drive to airport to connect flight to onward destination. Fly out.