8N/9D : Kolkata-Sunderbans-Kolkata-Guwahati-Kaziranga National Park- Guwahati
What will you do : Village Walk, Adventure Cruise, Safari, Rafting, Elephant Ride
What will you see : Wildlife, Birds, Villages, Temples, Valleys
Starting from a beautiful and memorable exploration of fishermen’s village to cruising, and from river rafting to elephant rides, this tour offers different types of experiences. The tour helps the tourist explore the sheer beauty and serenity of North-East combined with the enriched wildlife and birds present in the various sanctuaries and National Park. Within this tour, you can also witness some of the primitive tradition, culture and dance performances of India as well.
Day 1 - Arrival in Kolkata
Once you arrive at Kolkata, you will be transferred to the hotel. You can check out various places on your way to the accommodation; overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2 - Kolkata to Sunderbans
Cruising, Exploration of Fishermen’s Villages, Birding
An assistant will take you from the Kolkata hotel to Sonakhali jetty; 110 kms, 4 hours’ drive. En route, visit the local bazaars and fisherman’s village. Once you reach the jetty, there will be a briefing session followed by a cruise across the Hogol, Gumor, Gumudi and Durgaduani rivers. There is a stop at Gosaba, one of the early human settlements in Sunderbans. Upon arrival in Sunderbans, check-in into resort and get prepared for a refreshing birding tour through canals and creeks of the Sudhanyakhali watch tower. Evening will be free at leisure followed by overnight stay at the resort.
Day 3 - Sunderbans
Game Cruise, Birding Tour, Rural Theatre Play
After breakfast, you will be taken to the Netidhopani watch tower for an exquisite birding and gaming cruise; weather plays an important role here. This will continue till lunch, after which you will be guided back to the camp. Relax for a while and enjoy a delightful theatre play by the local people. Known as Bonobibi Yatra, these plays depict the tales of the Tiger Gods and Goddesses. They includes a lot of music and local dance; overnight stay in Sunderbans.
Day 4 - Sunderbans to Kolkata
Village Walk, Cruising, Canopy Walk
Once the first meal of the day is done, a village walk will take you to the nearby settlements where you can interact with the locales and know about their lifestyle, cuisines and traditions. This will be followed by a country boat cruising to the DoBanki area accompanied by a canopy walk. Lunch will be served after returning to the resort. Here onwards, you will cruised back to Kolkata. After arriving in Kolkata, you will be checked-in into a hotel; overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 5 - Kolkata to Guwahati
River Cruise, Brahmaputra
Today morning, you will be flown to Guwahati. Arrival in Guwahati will be followed by checking-in into the hotel and relaxing till evening. A sunset cruise across the Brahmaputra River will be arranged at dusk; overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 6 - Guwahati to Kaziranga National Park
A visit to the renowned Kamakhaya Temple will follow today’s breakfast. Post this visit, you will be driven to the enchanting Kaziranga National Park. Arrive at the park and check-in into one of the nearby resorts; overnight stay at the resort.
Day 7 - Kaziranga National Park
Elephant Ride, Jeep Safari, Wildlife
Early morning; even before breakfast, you can enjoy the elephant ride and post meal, a jeep safari will take you around the different parts of the park and its astounding dwellers. After lunch, you can explore the Western Range of Kaziranga; overnight stay in Kaziranga.
Day 8 - Kaziranga National Park
The entire day will be dedicated to wildlife exploration on a jeep safari. Come evening, you can relax and revive yourself at the resort followed by an overnight stay at the same.
Day 9 - Kaziranga to Guwahati
Tour Ends Here
After having breakfast at the resort, you will be driven back to Guwahati. Once you arrive in the city, you will be transferred to the airport/railway station. With your arrival at the railway station/airport, this amazing wildlife tour will reach its last stage; tour ends here.
The cost of the transportation.
The cost of the food starting from breakfast on Day 02 to Breakfast on Day 09.
The cost of the expert/guide.
The cost of the accommodation (excluding in Kolkata)
The cost of one mineral water bottle each day/person