Apart from being popular for its vibrant culture and astonishing landscapes, Assam is also well known for its diverse wildlife. This north-eastern state of India houses five sought-after national parks that are all ideal to embark on nature tours. The Guwahati road trip with Assam wildlife begins with a visit to Manas National Park. Here, you get a great opportunity to capture the sights of some amazing species of plants and animals.
On the third day of the journey, you drive to Guwahati to explore Kamakhya Temple and Srimanta Sankaradev Kalakshetra. This sightseeing trip will allow you to learn about the local religious beliefs and get a taste of the state culture first hand. Then, you move to the renowned Kaziranga National Park to spot the diverse array of animals found here. This Guwahati adventure tour with Assam wildlife safari trip ends after you disperse from the airport in Guwahati.
Day 01: Arrival in Guwahati | Guwahati to Manas National Park (approx. 148 km | 3.5 hours)
After your arrival in Guwahati at Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, drive to Manas National Park. Covering an area of over 500 sq km, Manas National Park is a significant biodiversity hotspot. This protected site includes verdant hills, tropical evergreen forests and lush grasslands that are home to over 20 endangered species of animals. Upon reaching your destination, check-in at the resort for an overnight stay.
Day 02: Wildlife Safari in Manas National Park
After a scrumptious breakfast, embark on a Jeep safari near Mathanguri to explore the diverse wildlife of the park. Enjoying the status of a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1985, this place is well known for providing sights of one-horned rhinoceros, leopards, tigers, hares, deer and black bears. After the safari, return to the resort and rest.
Day 03: Manas National Park to Guwahati (approx 148 km | 3.5 hours) | Sightseeing in Guwahati
Post breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Guwahati. On arrival here, check-in at the hotel and embark on a sightseeing excursion to indulge in the glorious culture of the Assamese people. The sightseeing section of the Guwahati road trip with Assam wildlife first takes you to Kamakhya Temple.
Built in reverence to Goddess Kamakhya – an incarnation of Goddess Durga – the temple is situated at the top of Neelachal Parbat. The site is surrounded by several other temples, dedicated to goddess Bhairavi, Tara and Bhuvaneshwari. Thereafter, head to Srimanta Sankaradev Kalakshetra, which preserves and showcases the diverse culture of the state of Assam. Apart from housing a museum, the site also has spaces for exhibitions and sculpting workshops. After exploring these sites, return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 04: Guwahati to Kaziranga National Park (approx. 195 km | 3.5 hours)
Following a scrumptious breakfast, embark on a road trip to the famous Kaziranga National Park. One of the most popular protected territories in India, it is situated on the banks of the Brahmaputra River. It covers an area of over 850 sq km and is home to the largest population of one-horned rhinoceros in the world. Upon arrival at the site, check-in at the Resort to rest at night.
Day 05: Wildlife Safari in Kaziranga National Park
After an appetising breakfast, head out for a Jeep safari in the forest. Capture sights of various species of plants and animals during the safari, and thereafter travel to a tea garden and a few nearby villages. On this journey, learn tea production and interact with the locals. Post sightseeing, return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 06: Kaziranga National Park to Guwahati (approx. 195 km | 3.5 hours) | Departure from Guwahati
Post breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Guwahati. Upon your arrival here, transfer to Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport and board the flight to your next destination to end this Guwahati adventure tour with Assam wildlife.
Duration: 05 Nights/06 Days
Places Covered: Guwahati, Manas National Park, Kaziranga National Park
Activities: Jeep Safari, Wildlife Safari
Note: This is to inform you that elephant ride, jeep safari and forest entry are regulated and controlled by the forest department. We do not have any control over booking of elephant seats and entry by Jeeps, so the activities/amenities cannot be assured.
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