Tigers & Rhino Tour
Day 01: Arrive Kolkata
Upon arrival at Kolkata airport meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02: Kolkata - Sunderban
Pick up from City Hotel at 08:00 AM, and transfer to Gadkhali jetty through beautiful countryside's, rural bazaar.
Arrive at Gadkhali. Transfer of luggage and persons to our motorized boat.
Briefing and interpretation by our local guide cum naturalist over Tea/Coffee/Welcome drink followed by 2 hours spectacular cruise through river Bidya, Durgaduani and Gumdi. Optional stopover at Gosaba - one of the earliest human settlements of Sunderbans to visit the house of Sir Danniel Hamilton, a Scottish banker who introduced agriculture and initiated the first co-operative movement of India here.
Upon arrival transfer to the wildlife resort. Hot lunch followed by birding and game cruise to Sajnekhali Tiger Reserve.
Back to the resort by evening. Dinner and overnight stay at wildlife resort.
Day 03 : Sunderban
Morning Tea, Breakfast.
Full day game cruise and birding tour to Sudhanyakhali watchtower and a canopy walk at Dobanki. Lunch will be served on board.
Return to the resort by sundown. Dinner and overnight at wildlife resort.
Day 04 : Sunderban - Kolkata
Morning Tea, Breakfast.
Guided village Walk in which participants are encouraged to have a close interaction with the local villagers and their livelihood, Local craft and cuisines, Indigenous farming and household equipment used by the villagers. Guided adventures cruise by manually oared country boat.
Back to resort. Lunch and proceed to Gadkhali.
Arrive at Gadkhali and transfer to Kolkata by car. Arrive Kolkata after 16:00 hrs. Upon arrival check into the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 04 : Guwahati - Kaziranga National Park
After breakfast visit Kamakhya Temple, a Major Hindu Pilgrimage site. During the festival of Ambubashi more than a million devotees throng this holy place. Return to hotel after paying homage to the mother goddess Kamakhya and drive on to famous Kaziranga National park (220 kms 4 hrs drive). Check into a Jungle resort on arrival. In the afternoon visit nearby Tea Estate. Evening cultural show at Guwahati. Stay overnight at Kaziranga.
Day 05 : Kolkata - Guwahati, by Flight - Kaziranga, 220 km
Morning transfer to Airport time to catch flight for Guwahati. On arrival at Guwahati airport meet with our representative and drive to Kaziranga National Park.
Upon arrival check into the wildlife resort.
In the afternoon visit the nearby Tea Estate. Overnight stay at wildlife resort.
Day 06 : Kaziranga National Park
Early morning elephant safari 05:30 am to 06:30 am. 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: Kaziranga - Guwahati, 220 km
Morning jeep safari to the national park for wildlife viewing.
Later return to the resort. After fresh-n-up leave for Guwahati. Upon arrival check into the hotel.
After fresh-n-up visit Kamakhya Temple, a Major Hindu Pilgrimage site. During the festival of Ambubashi more than a million devotees throng this holy place.
In the Evening enjoy sunset cruise on river Brahmaputra. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 08: Guwahati - Shillong, 100 km
Morning after breakfast we will leave for the capital city of Meghalaya- Shillong, fondly known as the Scotland of the East. On the way to Shillong we will stop at the Umiam Lake, which is located just 15 km before to the capital city of Meghalaya. The crystal clear blue lake is about 220 sq km in radius and surrounded by the beautiful hillocks. The lake also represents the scenic beauty of the state which you will be going to explore here in next few days.
During summer period the Lake looked lush and vibrant adorned by Gulmohar trees (Delonix regia) in full blossom. The Lake commonly known as Barapani is the best place for picnics and outings. If you are travelling with kinds, then adjoining the Nehru Park will be perfect place for them to spend few thrilling hrs enjoying a motorboat rides and other activities.
Further continue drive to Shillong. Upon arrival check into the hotel in Shillong. After fresh-n-up sightseeing around Shillong visiting the Ward Lake and Hydari Park.
Later return to the hotel. Evening have a leisure walk around the famous Police Bazar. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 09: Shillong: - Cherrapunjee, 65 km one way - Shillong
After an early breakfast leave for Cherrapunjee which is barely 65 kms from Shillong. It is the wettest destination in the world and on your drive to Cherrapunjee, you will come across roaring waterfalls diving into unfathomable gorges. Upon arrival visit the famous Nohsngithiang Falls, Nohkalikai fall, Mawsmai Cave.
Later return to Shillong, on our way back we will visit the Elephanta falls. Further we will have a short halt at Shillong Peak, just 18 km before the city. The peak is situated at an altitude of 2000 mt and is the highest point in Meghalaya. The peak offers breath-taking bird's eye view of the city and the sprinkled villages nearby. The view from here is as mesmerizing in day time the night view is absolutely awe inspiring as the dwelling lights provide the ground below an aura of the night sky.
Later continue drive to Shillong. Upon arrival at Shillong we will transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay in Shillong.
Day 10: Shillong - Guwahati, 100 km - Kolkata, by flight
After breakfast leave for Guwahati. Upon reaching transfer to the airport to board the flight for Kolkata. Upon arrival at Kolkata airport meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 11: Departure
After breakfast transfer to the airport for onward connection.