Guwahati is one of the famous religious cities in India and most of the places to visit in Guwahati are largely interesting by way of beautiful temples. One of the very well known and revered temples in this city is the Kamakhya Temple. It is an ancient temple dedicated to the Mother Godess Kamakhya. Another is the Hayagriba Madhaba Temple, which is a part of an ancient pilgrim spot Hajo and is frequented by both Hindus and Buddhists.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival At Guwahati Airport/railway Station
Arrive at Guwahati airport/railway station and meet and assist by JTI driver. On arrival, check into a hotel/lodge. Time permitting visit the State museum and Kalakshetra, a cultural institution or alternatively the state zoo. Built in the 1990s, the artistic excellence of Assam and rest of the north-eastern region is displayed here.
Evening go for a 01 hour cruise over the river Brahmaputra. Later visit market and emporia. Overnight stay at Guwahati
Today after breakfast, transfer to Manas National Park a project Tiger reserve and a World heritage site. Enroute visit Sualkuchi the silk village of Assam which is situated on the north bank of the river Brahmaputra. Sualkuchi is a weaving village that produces some of the best silk, village of international repute. This village has an estimated 25,000 handlooms and produces nearly six million meters of white and golden Assam silk annually.
Later drive straight to Manas National Park. On arrival check into a Lodge. Time permitting go for a jeep safari inside the park. Return to the lodge at dusk. Overnight stay at Manas National Park
Manas National Park which is a World Heritage Site is nestled right beneath the Bhutan Himalayas it has sub tropical vegetation and is fed by the Manas and the Beki rivers and a few more streams and rivulets. Mathanguri, at its northern end has a spectacular sight of the Manas river gushing down and the forested mountains on the Bhutanese side. This is the Indo-Bhutan international border and a chance to spot the rare and endangered Golden Langur. Because of its elevation and forests and grasslands the bird life is very interesting with the Great Indian Hornbill making an occasional appearance. The Bengal Florican is another sought after bird here. While the rich bird life will enthrall you, you can spend the rest of your time at the simple but comfortable Bansbari Lodge near the entrance gate of the park.
Manas has an exotic feel to it, with a stunning dense forest and the blue hills of Bhutan looming in the distance.Manas National Park is a splendorous forest with a variety of...
Barpeta-Manas Road, Barpeta, Guwahati, Assam, 781315, India
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Travel from Guwahati to Manas National Park
Day 3: Manas National Park
Early morning, go for an Elephant ride inside the park. Mid morning we will visit on foot a nearby tribal Bodo village walking alongside a tea garden and visit weaving center. This tribe, indigenous to Assam, has a rich culture of textile, handloom and music. We organize walks through the villages where you can see Bodo women weaving their traditional fabrics and observe village lifestyle at close quarters. Lunch at the lodge. After lunch go for a jeep safari inside the park. Return to the lodge at dusk. Overnight stay at Manas National Park.
Day 4: Manas National Park To Kaziranga National Park
After breakfast, transfer to Kaziranga National Park. Check into hotel / lodge on arrival. Evening at leisure. Overnight.Kaziranga National Parks another World heritage site is the most well known tourist spot in Assam and every Assamese is proud of it. This park is home to some of the most fascinating wildlife in Asia including greater Indian one horned Rhinoceros. The moist deciduous forests of Kaziranga is a birding paradise with a check list of almost 500 species which includes Green-backed heron, White bellied Heron (rare), Lesser and greater Adjutants, Spoonbill, Grey-headed and Pallas's Fish-eagle (common), Swamp Francolin (common), Grey-headed Lapwing, Black-bellied tern, Marsh Babbler, Jordan's Bush chat (rare) White-throated Bush chat and many more. Overnight stay at Kaziranga.
Travel from Manas National Park to Kaziranga
Day 5: Kaziranga National Park
After breakfast, go for an elephant ride in the western range of the park. Return to lodge. Alternatively you can visit a nearby local village or a tea garden. Post lunch, take a afternoon jeep safari inside the park. Return to lodge at dusk. Overnight stay at Kaziranga
Located on the banks of the mighty Brahmaputra river in the far North east of India, Assam, Kaziranga National Park covers an area of approximately 430-sq-kms with its swamps and tall thickets of elephant grass making it the ideal habitat for the Indian one-horned rhino. Besides the great one horned Indian rhino, the other major wild attractions include a large population of Indian Elephants, Indian Bison, Swamp Deer or Barasingha, Hog Deer, Sloth Bears, Tigers, Leopard Cats, Jungle Cats, Otters, Hog Badgers, Capped Langurs, Hoolock Gibbons, Wild Boar, Jackal, Wild Buffalo, Pythons, Monitor Lizards, etc. Kaziranga National Park is a birding paradise; different bird species found here the Oriental Honey Buzzard, Black-Shouldered Kite, Black Kite, Brahminy Kite, Pallas's Fishing Eagle, White Tailed Eagle, Grey-Headed Fishing Eagle, Himalayan Griffon, etc. Huge numbers of migratory birds descend on the parks lakes and marshy areas during winters, including Greylag Geese, Bar-Headed Geese, Ruddy Shelduck, Gadwall, Falcated Duck, Red-Crested Pochard and Shoveller.
Day 6: Kaziranga National Park To Nameri National Park
After breakfast, transfer to Nameri National Park. On arrival check into Eco Camp. Later youcan go for a walk near the river bank.