Wildlife
Kaziranga Sunderban Tour

To provide the perfect introduction to Indian heritage and culture, this tour begins with a two-night stay in Delhi where sights such as Raj Ghat – Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial, spectacular Red Fort – built by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan in the 17th century as a ceremonial and political centre of Mughal government, Jama Masjid – India’s biggest mosque also built around the same time, and the splendid India Gate - built as a memorial for 82,000 soldiers who died in the first World War. The following da...

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Day 1Traditional Welcome on arrival

  • Arrive at the International airport of Delhi. After the traditional welcome, transfer to hotel for overnight stay.

Accommodation: Florence Inn

Day 2Sighteeing of Delhi

  • In the morning in our sightseeing programme, we visit the walled city of Old Delhi; crowded, buzzing with activity and still influenced by the great Mughals who once ruled from the ramparts of the majestic Red Fort. We also visit Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India built in 17th century. Later we drive past the New Delhi area to visit India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan (Presidential Palace), the Parliament House and some other Colonial buildings built by Edwin Lutyens, a British architect, during the first half of 20th Century.

Breakfast: Florence Inn
Accommodation: Florence Inn
2h 20m - 1457km
guwahati
6h - 250km
Kaziranga National Park

Day 3Delhi - Guwahati by flight and later drive to Kaziranga

Delhi - guwahati

  • Today, we board a morning Flight to Guwahati, the Capital of Assam.

guwahati - Kaziranga National Park

  • On arrival, we would be welcomed by our representative and drive to Kaziranga. It is a vast stretch of tall elephant grass and thick tropical moist broadleaf forests bisected by four major rivers, including the Brahmaputra, and the park has various small bodies of water. There was a centennial celebration in the year 2005 as it was set up as Reserve Forest in 1905. This park also houses numerous species of migratory birds along with domestic one.

Breakfast: Florence Inn
Kaziranga National Park

Day 4Kaziranga National Park

  • Today, we have two Game drives into the Park are scheduled; one in the morning and the other in the afternoon, to look for a large variety of wild animal and bird life. This Park is very famous, in particular, for endangered Indian one-horned rhinoceros which are found in large numbers only in this park. Evening is free to explore the surroundings.

Kaziranga National Park

Day 5Kaziranga National Park

  • Early in the morning, we experience an Elephant Safari to visit central range of the park for about a couple of hours before we return to our hotel for breakfast. This park, declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985, also has tigers, large breeding elephants, wild water buffaloes and swamp deer. Apart from this, the park has been identified as an important bird area by Birdlife International Society as it is also home to various species of migratory and domestic birds. Situated on the banks of river Brahmaputra, the sanctuary is blessed with different kinds of vegetation also. Its breathtaking array of flora and diverse fauna adds value to the scenic beauty of the park. After breakfast there is free time to relax until lunch. Elephant Safari Timings: Central Zone of the park at 05.30 am and at 07.30 am for 1.5 hours to 2 hours.

  • Post lunch, it is time for Another safari into the Park, but this time, on Jeeps. Afternoon Safari starts from 01.30 pm till 03.30 pm.

Kaziranga National Park

Day 6Kaziranga National Park

  • In the morning, we have time for a leisurely Boat ride in the park to spot more animals, birds and of course some mammals in the water.

Kaziranga National Park
6h - 250km
guwahati
1h 15m - 500km
Kolkata

Day 7Kaziranga - Guwahati drive and fly to Kolkata

Kaziranga National Park - guwahati

  • In the morning, we drive back to Guwahati Airport to board our flight to Kolkata.

guwahati - Kolkata

  • On arrival, we will be received by our representative and will be transferred to the Hotel. Situated on the bank of Hooghly River, this vibrant town is the hub for commercial, cultural and educational activities. It continue to inspire the young writers to showcase their talent and widely known for historical monuments.

Kolkata
3h - 112km
Sundarbans National Park

Day 8Drive Kolkata - Sunderbans

Kolkata - Sundarbans National Park

  • This morning, we drive from the hotel to Gothkhali port by car (3 hrs) , passing through the picturesque countryside of Bengal. Start boat from Gotkhali port, will head towards Sunderban Forest Resort by afternoon. On arrival, check-in at the Resort and lunch would be served. Later , we will visit The Forest museum where we observe different species residing in the mangrove world of the Sunderbans. Evening at leisure. Overnight at the Lodge. The Sunderbans are mangrove forest encompassing the territory of Bangladesh and eastern India. In 1997, it was included in UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Sundarbans National Park

Day 9Sundarbans Sightseeing

  • Today is the day to look for Bengal Tigers and other animal and bird life while we enjoy a Full day Cruise by boat on the calm waters of Sunderbans region. The surroundings are beautiful and enchanting; We visit Pakhiralya, Sudhanyakhali Watch Tower, Netidhopani Watch Tower & also other points of the Sundarban forest. A good day to spend in the green mangroves and a good night to spend in such atmosphere, closer to Nature. Dinner and night halt at the forest lodge.

Sundarbans National Park
3h - 112km
Kolkata

Day 10Drive back to Sundarban and Sightseeing of Kolkata

Sundarbans National Park - Kolkata

  • After the breakfast, we board the boat for the tour of the island village of Bali, where we observe local residents conducting their everyday chores- fishing, weaving and boat-making. A short cruise in country boats along the narrow canals completes the Sundarban National Park experience. And on arrival at jetty, we disembark the boat and board the vehicle in the direction of Kolkata.

  • On arrival, transfer to hotel. Later we first visit the royal, grandiose and gorgeous Victoria Memorial. It is the most popular building of Kolkata made up of white marble in a European architectural style. It houses several rare and unique antiques. Later we visit the divine Kali Temple situated on the bank of Hooghly (the Ganges) River. This huge and artistically constructed temple is dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Kali and is one of the 51 Shakti Peethas.

Kolkata

Day 11Depart from Kolkata

  • This tour concludes today. We will be transferred to Kolkata International airport to catch our flights to our respective destinations.

duration 11 days. International flight not included.

from 1925$ (per person)

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Comfort:5/5
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