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KAZIRANGA AND MORE
KAZIRANGA AND MORE
Duration 4 nights 5 days
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An active holiday in Northeast. Explore the stunning natural limestone caves and enjoy the elephant & jeep safari in Kaziranga - a World Heritage Site, and a home to 75% of the world’s total population of the great Indian One Horned Rhinoceros.

    Day 1: Guwahati – Cherrapunje (1300M) 185 kms/05 hrs

    Reach Guwahati airport and drive to Cherrapunjee– once the heaviest rainfall area in the world. The drive will give us a spectacular view of deep gorges and the rolling hills luxurious with tropical vegetation that boast an innumerable variety of ferns, moss and orchids. On arrival check in at hotel.

    Day 2: Cherrapunjee - Full Day Caving

    Meghalaya has more than 5000 caves out of which only 600 have been mapped till date. The Krem Mawmluh cave we take you to is a labyrinth of routes totaling about 7 kms.
    We reach Cherrapunjee, put on overalls and boots and with carbide lamps firmly put on head, we are all set for our adventure. We get into the cave through a small opening. Once inside, it is a different world altogether. We walk on sand and rocks, squeeze ourselves though narrow openings, sometimes on all fours. You will be able to see the impressive stalactite and stalagmite formations and water pools. Open your lunch hamper in one of the sandy chambers in the cave or finish caving and open the hamper outside on the rocks under the sun.
    Those not keen on caving, go for a sightseeing trip of Cherrapunjee.

    Day 3: Cherrapunjee – Kaziranga 332 kms/8 Hrs drive

    After breakfast drive to Kaziranga. Check in to your room on arrival. Evening free at leisure.

    KAZIRANGA NATIONAL PARK - is a World Heritage Site, where more than 75% of the world’s total population of the great Indian One Horned Rhinoceros can be found. It lies on the southern bank of the Brahmaputra River and is one of the oldest parks of Assam. Besides rhinos, the Asiatic Water Buffalo, Elephants, Tigers, Swamp deer, Barking deer and Hog deer can be seen. About 400 species of birds are found in Kaziranga National Park. Swamp Francolin, Great Hornbill, Pallas’s Fish Eagle, Pied Falconets, Greater Adjutant Stork, Long Billed Vulture. There is no telling what one might find in Kaziranga but it is always a great experience. The specialty here is the Blue naped pitta among a host of Raptors and Waterfowl. The adjoining buffer areas are worth a try too, as numerous rare sightings are reported regularly.
    Note: The Park remains open from 1st Nov to 30th April only.

    Day 4: Kaziranga

    Early morning go for an elephant safari followed by jeep safari post breakfast. Afternoon go for jeep safari.

    Timing (Kaziranga NP)
    Elephant Safari - approx 01 hour duration
    05.30 to 06.30 AM
    06.30 to 07.30 AM
    Jeep Safari
    Forenoon: Entry time between 07:00 to 09:30 Hours. Visiting time till 12:00 Noon
    Afternoon: Entry time between 13:30 to 15:00 Hours. Visiting time till sunset.

    Note:
    • Elephant safari for foreign nationals are held only on Kaziranga Range, Kohora (Central Range)
    • Allocation of elephant riding seats and timings are regulated by the forest department, Kaziranga National Park, Government of Assam. The tickets for the same are issued only on the previous evening of the ride after 7:30 PM.
       

    Day 5: Kaziranga – Guwahati (220 kms/ 05 hrs).

    Post breakfast, transfer to Guwahati airport to board flight for onward destination.

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