ELEPHANT TOUR OF EAST INDIA

ELEPHANT TOUR OF EAST INDIA

09 Nights/ 10 Days

overview

The National Park was designated as a Tiger Reserve in 1973.Situated in the foothills of Bhutanese Himalaya, it famous for its majestic Tiger and Golden Leaf Monkey discovered only a few decades ago. It is a paradise for bird lovers, birds which can be seen here are the Giant Hornbills, Pheasants, Jungle Fowl, Scarlet Minivet, Partridge, Florican and variety of water birds.
Nameri National Park:
Covering an area of 200sq.kms, it is situated in the District of Sonitpur; the Nameri is the third National Park of Assam. It is a Tiger Reserve and also a birders paradise with more than 376 species of birds recorded so far. The inaccessibility and continuity with the neibouring forest areas have helped the wildlife of Nameri to flourish.
Kaziranga National Park:
In the heart of Assam, covering an area of 430 sq-kms, is inhabited by the world’s largest population of one-horned rhinoceroses, as well as many mammals, including tigers, elephants, panthers and bears, and thousands of birds. In 1985, it was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for its unique natural environment.

itinerary

  • Day 01

    Arrive Kolkata

    Upon arrival at Kolkata Airport you will be transfer to the hotel and overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 02

    Kolkata – Guwahati- Manas Tiger reserve ( By Flight)

    Breakfast at the hotel and today we transfer to the Arrive at Guwahati airport, after a brief welcome you will proceed to Manas National Park. Evening at leisure. Night halt at Manas.

  • Day 03

    MANAS

    Early morning explore the pristine beauty and wilderness of the jungle on the back of an elephant (for one hour) in the Bansbari range of the park. Afternoon go for a jeep safari in the most beautiful point of Manas National Park – Mathanguri and you could also have an experience of night safari while returning back to your lodge. Your last night at Manas.

  • Day 04

    MANAS – NAMERI NP- Distance 312 kms / 07 hrs

    After breakfast at Manas you will drive to Nameri National Park.Evening at leisure beside the camp fire and listening to the jungle. Overnight at Eco- Camp (Nameri)

  • Day 05

    NAMERI NP

    Today early morning at about 05.30 a.m, we set to explore the park on foot (3.2kms), wild elephants. Back to lodge and day at leisure. Overnight at Eco Camp.

  • Day 06

    NAMERI – KAZIRANGA NP- Distance 135 kms / 3.30 hrs

    After breakfast at Nameri, drive to Kaziranga National Park upon arrival check in at the lodge and Evening free at leisure. Overnight at Kaziranga National Park.

  • Day 07

    KAZIRANGA NP

    After an early wake up, you will be taken to the riding point in the Central Range (Kohoro) for an Elephant Ride. After the ride return back to the lodge, having breakfast at 7 a.m drive to the Central Rang (Kohora) of the park for a jeep safari. After lunch at 2.15 there will be another Jeep safari in the Western Range (Baguri) of the park. Evening at leisure. Overnight at Kaziranga.

  • Day 08

    KAZIRANGA NP

    Early morning go for another Elephant ride in the cenral range of the park, after an early breakfast go for a Jeep safari in the Eastern Range (Agaratuli) of the park, Situated towards the eastern part of the park. The area is excellent for birding. Elephants may be encountered as they are found in huge groups of 100 sometimes, as well Water Buffalo and Swamp Deer. Lunch at lodge, then drive to the Central Range for another Jeep Safari. Overnight at Kaziranga.

  • Day 09

    KAZIRANGA – GUWAHATI

    After breakfast drive to Guwahati airport at airport.

  • Day 10

    Guwahati – Kolkata

    Breakfast at the hotel and today we drive to take flight to kolkta and upon arrival you will be transfer to internatonal airport to take flight to desired destination.

prices

Per Person on Twin Sharing in US$ Suppliment
1 2-3 4-6 7-9 10-14 15 & ABOVE Single Room Half Board Full Board
3000 2200 2000 1900 1800 1700 250

include/exclude

cost include
  • Accommodation on twin sharing as per itinerary
  • A/c transportation as per itinerary
  • Daily buffet breakfast, Dinner as per itinerary
  • 7 Night 8 days Bengal Navigation cruise will be on all meals basis.
  • 3 Domestic flights Chennai - Portblair, Portblair - Kolkata & Kolkata – Guwahati & Guwahati – Kolkata included in the cost.
  • 02 Jungle safaris at kaziranga national park & 01 jungle safari at pobitora wildlife santuary Included in the cost.
  • Sightseeing tours in guwahati , Shilong & Cherapunji are included in the cost.
  • Package includes all present applicable taxes.
cost exclude
  • Any kind of water sports activity isn’t included in the package.
  • Any International Air fare is not included in the package.
  • Any expense such as water bottle, tipping, laundry or other personal exp. Is not included in the package.
  • Any airport tax & food cost is not included and shall be charged separately.
  • Monument fees and guide charges is not included in the package.

Fixed Departure Dates

Scenic Nepal Tour (06 D/05 N)- KTM-Chitwan Park / Pokhara

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

VEHICLE ALLOCATION

Pax Travelling Vehicle Type
2 – 3 Adults Toyota / Ford Figo / Tata Indica / Nissan Car
4 – 10 Adults Toyota Hiace 13 Seated with Roof for Baggage
11-14 Adults Toyota or Nissan Jumbo Hiace – 16 Seated with Roof for Baggage
15-21 Adults Japanese Costar Bus -24 Seated
22-30 Adults Deluxe Tata Mini Bus -35 Seated
31-35 Adults Deluxe Coach -40 Seater

HOTELS WE USE

Destination First Class Room Category : No of Nights
Kolkata Lytton Hotel Standard room ; 01 Night
Manas National Park Birina Lodge Cottage : 02 Night
Kaziranga National Park Bon havi resort Cottage : 03 Nights
Nameri Eco Camp Cottage ; 02 Nights
Guwahati Dynasti Resort Standard room ; 01 Night

Note

TRIP PAYMENT & CANCELLATION POLICY

 

Payment Terms :

  • 30  % payments : At the time of confirmation.
  • Full payment: 7  Days Prior to Nepal arrival in our account only.

 

Cancellation:

  • 60 – 30 days prior to departure 10% of the tour cost
  • 29 – 15 days prior to departure 20% of the tour cost
  • 14 to 7 days prior to departure 40 % of the tour cost.
  • 6 days or less no refunds

 

Our cancellation policy applies in every instance. There will be no exception for any reasons therefore; we strongly recommend that you purchase trip cancellation insurance. This low cost insurance protects all deposits and payments should you have to cancel your trip due to personal or family illness. Should you or anyone in your choice purchase this insurance, please deal directly with the insurance company. Baggage and accident insurance are also available.

 

 

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