Assam & Arunachal Birding Tour

Destinations Covered

Guwahati – Deepor Beel – Pabitora – Kaziranga – Tinsukia – Dibru Saikhowa – Namdapha National Park – Digboi – Dibrugarh

Day 01: Arrive Guwhati

On arrival at Guwahati airport/railway station meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.


Day 02: Guwahati – Deepor Beel – Guwahati

Morning after breakfast an excursion tour to Deepor Beel. It’s a natural lake, located in the western part of Guwahati. Deepor lake is a haven for bird watcher’s and nature lovres, and is said to be the home of some rare species of birds like Ferruginous Pochard and Grey-headed lapwing. An uncommon winter visitor, the solitary snipe and the extremely rare and endangered Goliath Heron have been reported from here. In the evening return to Guwahati. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 03: Guwahati – Pobitora, 50 km


Morning after breakfast drive to Pobitora. On arrival check in at the forest resort. Pobitora is a small 16 sq. km wild life sanctuary with a rear sighting of the highly endangered Rufousvented Prinia of the eastern population, regarded by some as a separate species, Swamp Prinia (burnesii) and Cinerascens. Overnight stay at resort.

Day 04: Pobitora – Kaziranga National Park, 170 km

Morning after breakfast drive to Kaziranga National park. On arrival check in at the wildlife resort. Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight stay at resort.

Day 05: Kaziranga National Park


Morning after breakfast Jeep safari to the eastern range of national park- this part of the Park is best for birding. Crested Serpent Eagle is common while Palla’s Eagle and Grey Headed Fishing Eagle are frequently seen. Others include Greater Adjutant Stork, Bar Headed Geese, Whistling Teal, Pelicans etc. With great luck one might see the endangered Bengal Floricans. Return to the lodge for lunch. After lunch jeep safari to either central or western range. Overnight stay at resort.

Day 06: Kaziranga National Park


Early morning elephant safari (05:30 am to 06:30 am) to the national park for wildlife viewing. Wake up call half an hour before the ride. 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.

Day 07: Tinsukia – Dibru Saikhowa – Tinsukia


Morning after breakfast an excursion to Dibru Saikhowa national park. In the evening return to Tinsukia. Overnight stay at hotel.

Dibru-Saikhowa is situated in the south bank of the river Brahmaputra in the extreme east of Assam state in India. It lies between 27°30′ N to 27°45′ N latitude and 95°10′ E to 95°45’E longtitute at an average altitude of 118m (range 110-126m) above the mean sea level. It is among the most vibrant wildness on earth and is also distinct for her pristine scenic beauty, situated in the flood plan of Brahmaputra, Dibru-Saikhowa is a safe haven for many extremely rare and endangered species of wildlife.

Day 08: Tinsukia – Namdhapa National Park, 150 km

Morning after breakfast drive to Namdhapa National park. On arrival check in at the forest rest house. Overnight stay at Namdapha National Park.

Day 09: Namdhapa National Park


Morning after breakfast birding tour to Namdhapa National Park. In Namdahapa one can find a large species of Birds like Ibisbill, Long- billed Plover, White-bellied Heron, Crested and Blyth’s Kingfisher, Black-breasted Thrush, Slender-billed Scimitar-Babbler, Snowy throated Babbler, Rufous-necked Laughingthrush, Pale Blue Flycatcher, Large-billed Leaf Warbler, Lesser Fish Eagle, Sultan Tit, Beautiful Nuthatch, White-naped Yuhina, Great, Wreathed, Rufous-necked and Brown Hornbills, White-cheeked Partridge, Pale-headed Woodpecker, Blue-naped Pitta, Collared Treepie, Wedge-billed Wren Babbler,Greater and Lesser Rufous-headed Parrotbills, Chestnut-backed Laughingthrush, Rufous-throated Fulvetta, Green Cochoa, and Dark-sided Thrush.

Overnight stay at Namdhapa National park.

Day 10: Namdhapa National Park

Morning after breakfast full day bird watching trip to Namdhapa National park. Overnight stay at rest house.


Day 11: Namdhapa National Park – Digboi, 100 km

Morning after breakfast drive to Digboi. On arrival check in at the hotel / guest house. Digboi oil-field is not just an oil-field, but an oil museum and a wildlife sanctuary of surpassed beauty. In the evening you may also bump across a herd of elephants or a royal Bengal Tiger, besides some rare species of birds. Overnight stay at hotel/guest house.

Day 12: Digboi – Dibrugarh, 65 km

Morning after breakfast drive to Dibrugarh. On arrival transfer to the airport to board the flight for onward destination.

Tour and Services Ends.


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