kaziranga-national-park

The One horned Rhino with Hoolock Gibbons

Destinations Covered

Delhi - Kolkata - Guwahati - Kaziranga National Park - Jorhat - Kaziranga - Guwahati

Rhino : The rhinos are usually found in Nepal, Bhutan, Pakistan and in Assam, (India). They are confined to the tall grasslands and forests in the foothills of the Himalayas. The Indian Rhinoceros can run at speeds of up to 25 mph (40 km/h) for short periods of time and are also excellent swimmers. They have an excellent sense of hearing and smell, but relatively poor eyesight.

Hoolock Gibbons : The hoolock gibbons are one of the most important attractions of north east India's wildlife. The hoolock gibbons are two primate species belonging to the family of the gibbons. Hoolocks are the second largest in size of the gibbons, after the Siamang. Normally their size ranges between 60 to 90 cm and weighs about 6 to 9 kg.

The Hoolocks live together in monogamous pairs, which stake out a territory. Their diet mainly consists of fruits, insects and leaves.

Young hoolocks are born after a seven month gestation, with a milky white fur. Their life span in the wild is about 25 years.

Day 01: Arrive Delhi / Kolkata

Upon arrival at Delhi / Kolkata international airport meet with our representative at airport arrival lounge, then he will escort you till hotel check in.

Day 02: Delhi/Kolkata - Guwahati, by flight - Kaziranga National Park, 220 km / 5 hrs.

Morning after breakfast transfer to airport to board the flight for Guwahati.Upon arrival meet with our representative &leave for the Rhino country, Kazirnaga national park which is mainly famous for Indian one Horned Rhinocerous.Located on the banks of the mighty Brahmaputra River in the far North East of India, Assam, with covering an area of approximately 430-sq-kms, with its swamps and tall thickets of elephant grass, makingKaziranga National Park the ideal habitat for the Indian One-Horned Rhino. Due to limitless poaching of this prehistoric survivor, the Kaziranga National Park was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1940.

On arrival check into the wildlife resort.Rest of the day free at leisure.Overnight stay at resort.

Day 03: Kaziranga National Park

Today will awake a little early with a wake call, half hrs before we will head for our morning elephant safari (05:30 am to 06:30 am), to the national park for wildlife viewing. Return back to resort for breakfast. After breakfast jeep safari (either central or western range). Return to lodge for lunch. After lunch jeep safari (if visited central range in the morning then western range or vice versa. Overnight stay at wildlife resort.

Apart from 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.

Day 04: Kaziranga National Park

We will continue with our wild safari with Kaziranga on the consecutive day to explore the more wildlife. We will be doing the jungle safari as per the very previous day. We will enter twice to the national park visiting either central or western range first. Overnight stay at resort.

Day 05: Kaziranga National Park

We will continue with our wild safari with kaziranga on the consecutive day to explore the more wildlife. We will be doing the jungle safari as per the very previous day. We will enter twice to the national park visiting either central or western range first. Overnight stay at resort.

Day 06: Kaziranga - Jorhat

Morning after breakfast we will drive to Jorhat, en-route visit the oldest Tea Research & Training Institute. Upon arrival check into the hotel.In the evening an excursion to the sanctuary for HoolockGibons.Overnight stay in hotel.

Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary: It is the only wildlife Sanctuary named after a non-human primate. The evergreen nature of the forest has made it ideal home for the primates. Out of 15 species of primates found in India, 7 species are found in Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary.

Day 07: Jorhat - Kaziranga

Morning we will again explore the sanctuary. Later drive to Kaziranga. Upon arrival check in at the wildlife resort.Rest of the day free to explore the nearby tea plantation.Overnight stay at resort.

Day 08: Kaziranga - Guwahati - Delhi/Kolkata

This morning we will go on our final jungle safari to the national park for wildlife viewing. Later return to the resort for breakfast. After breakfast drive to Guwahati airport to board the flight for Delhi/Kolkata. Upon arrival meet with our representative & transfer to the international airport to board the flight for onward destination.

Tour and Services Ends.