IN SEARCH OF HORNBILLS
ROUTE: EX DELHI/KOLKATA - GUWAHATI AIRPORT TO BHALUKPONG - EAGLE'S NEST WILDLIFE SANCTUARY - NAMERI NATIONAL PARK - GUWAHATI
DURATION: 8 DAYS
BIRDS: RUFOUS-NECKED HORNBILL, GREAT PIED HORNBILL, WHITE-WINGED WOOD DUCK, GREEN COCHOA, BUGUN LIOCICHLA, SULTAN TIT
SUITABLE TIME TO VISIT: NOVEMBER TO APRIL
Day 1: Delhi/Kolkata - Guwahati - Bhalukpong
Fly from Delhi/Kolkata to Guwahati. Transfer to Bhalukpong, a small town located along the southern reaches of the Himalayas in the West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh. Time permitting, visit Pakhui Game Sanctuary and Tipi Orchidariurm, which hosts over 2600 cultivated orchids from 80 different species. Stay overnight at Bhalukpong.
Days 2 to 6: Bhalukpong - Eagle's Nest Wildlife Sanctuary
Rise early in the morning for a short birding tour around Bhalukpong and then transfer to Eagle's Nest Wildlife Sanctuary. Explore the sanctuary's rich diversity of birds and mammals for the next few days. Camp inside the forest in fully serviced tents on all days.
Day 7: Eagle's Nest Wildlife Sanctuary - Nameri National Park
Rise early for a final birding tour of Eagle's Nest Sanctuary before heading to Nameri National Park. Stay overnight at Eco Camp, near the banks of the Bhorelli River.
Day 8: Nameri National Park - Guwahati
Transfer to Guwahati airport for your onward journey. En route, visit the Guwahati Garbage Dump and Deepor Bill Wildlife Sanctuary for a final birding experience in Northeast India.
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