13 NIGHT WILDLIFE HIGHLIGHTS OF EAST INDIA – A TAILORMADE JOURNEY

Sundarbans Tiger Reserve, Kaziranga Tiger Reserve, Gibbon Sanctuary and Manas National Park

We have designed this itinerary to showcase 3 of the 8 nature based UNESCO world heritage sites in India – all of which are in eastern India. These are different landscapes with a huge variety of flora and fauna including many species that are endemic to the region.

The parks you will visit in this itinerary are the Sundarbans National Park which showcase Mangrove Forests, Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary which is a tropical evergreen forest, Kaziranga is largely grasslands and swampy floodplains of the mighty Brahmaputra River and Manas National Park lies on the foothills of the Himalayas catering two different types of vegetation.

In our adventure we shall be searching for the following species:

Mammals: Bengal tiger, leopard, clouded leopard, golden cat, fishing cat, leopard cat, jungle cat, Asiatic elephant, one-horned rhinoceros, wild water buffalo, hoolock gibbon, capped langur, smooth coat otters, yellow throated marten, swamp deer, hog deer and the slow loris to name a few.

Birds: Pallas fish eagle, grey headed fish eagle, pied harrier, marsh harrier, lesser adjutant stork, Asian openbill stork, black necked stork, oriental pied hornbill, great Indian hornbill, brown fish owl, dusky eagle owl, great white pelicans, ruddy shelducks, mallards, bar headed geese, northern Shoveller, purple sunbird, green-tailed sunbird, fire-tailed sunbird, collared kingfisher, black capped kingfisher, brown winged kingfisher

Reptiles: Saltwater crocodiles, water monitor lizards, a variety of sea turtles and snake species such as king cobra, Russell’s viper, Python, keelbacks and vine snake to name a few.

Best time to travel: November to March

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