Assam Bird Watching Tour

Destinations Covered

Dibrugarh – Tinsukia – Kaziranga National Park – Shillong – Cherrapunjee – Shillong – Guwahati

Day 01: Arrive Dibrugarh – Tinsukia, 40 km

On arrival at Dibrugarh airport meet with our representative and drive to Tinsukia. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 02: Tinsukia – Guijan, 13 km – Tinsukia


Morning after breakfast drive to Guijan (13 kms) and then on boat (country boat fitted motor). Nature trail on extensive grasslands along Dibru-Saikhowa river. Possibly to see Smokey Warbler, Paddyfield Warbler, Blackbreasted Parrotbill and Jerdon’s Babbler. Other attraction includes Black Storks, Asian Openbills, Stork-billed Kingfisher, Green Imperial Pigeons, Sand Larks etc. In the evening return to Tinsukia for overnight stay.

Day 03: Tinsukia – Kaziranga National Park (275 kms / 6 hrs drive)

Morning after breakfast drive to Kaziranga. On arrival check in at the wildlife resorts. Overnight stay at resort.

Day 04: 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 05: 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 06: Kaziranga – Shilong, 280 km, 05 ½ hrs

Morning after breakfast drive to Shilong. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 07: Shilong – Cherrapunjee, 60 km – Shilong


Morning after breakfast an excursion tour to Cherrapunjee. It is supposed to be the wettest place on earth mainly between April and October. Possibly to observe the rarest Swifts of the world – the Dark Rumped Swift (normally from late February to end of April. Visit to nearby forest of Mawsmai cave for possible chance of seeing Babblers. In the evening return to Shilong. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 08: Shilong


Morning after breakfast visit to football ground near the Shillong Peak (The path is quite overgrown, rough clothes recommended). They are apparently few recent records of Tawny-breasted Wren Babbler. Grey Sibias, Russet Sparrows, Spotted Forktail, Mountain Bulbuls. Return to hotel for lunch. After lunch visit to old Guwahati Road to see Grey Sibias, Blue Throated Barbets, Orange Bellied Leafbirds, Scarlet Minivets, Bar Winged Flycatcher Shrikes, Large Woodshrikes, Chestnut-tailed Starlings, Green-backed Tits, Yellow-cheeked Tits, Black Bulbul, Rufescent Prinias, Buff-barred Warblers, Yellow-browed Warblers (commonest Warbler), Grey Hooded Warbler, Silver-eared Mesias, White-browed Shrike Babblers, Blue-winged Minlas, Straited Yuhinas and Fire-tailed Sunbirds can be observed. Overnight in Shillong.

Day 09: Shilong – Guwahati – Departure

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

Tour and Services Ends.


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