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WILD ASSAM – Gibbon Sanctuary, Kaziranga & Nameri National Park

March 13 @ 8:00 am - March 18 @ 1:30 pm

WILD ASSAM –Gibbon Sanctuary, Kaziranga & Nameri National Park
Date: 13th – 18th March, 2018 (ex Guwahati).

Kaziranga National Park – a World Heritage Site and home to 65% of the world population of the One-horned Rhinoceros. Herds of Barasingha, Hog Deer and Wild Buffalo are seen in the marshes. Rhinos browse unconcernedly as visitors pass by and occasionally a herd of elephants or wild boar is also sighted. One of the best places in India to see Pied Harrier and other raptors like Crested Serpent-eagle, Pallas’s Fish-eagle, and Grey-headed Fish-eagle, which can be seen circling overhead.
Gibbon Sanctuary – now known as the Hoolongapar Gibbon Sanctuary is one of the best places to see India’s only primate the Endangered Western Hoolock Gibbon, the Sanctuary is also a good place to see other threatened primates like Near Threatened Assamese Macaque, Vulnerable Capped Langur, Stump-tailed Macaque and Northern Pig-tailed Macaque. It is also good for birdwatching with over 200 species (e.g. Purple Woodpigeon, Rufous-bellied Niltava, Red-headed Trogon, and Long-tailed Sibia) recorded from the sanctuary.
Nameri National Park is a birder’s paradise and more than 300 species of birds have been recorded here – four species of Hornbills like Great, Wreathed, Oriental Pied, and Rufous-necked Hornbill can be sen here. Other birds like Pale-chinned and Little Pied Flycatcher, Green-billed Malkoha, Great Thick-knee, Blue-throated, Lineated and Blue-eared Barbet, Red-breasted Parakeet, Orange-bellied and Gold-fronted Leafbird, Ibisbill, Long-tailed and Silver-breasted Broadbill, Small Niltava, Black Baza and the elusive White-winged Duck are also seen.

Charges: Rs.35,700/- for members, and Rs. 37,200/- for others
Accommodation: Twin sharing basis.

Reporting: At Guwahati Railway Station
Registration*: Kindly contact us at 022-22821811/22871202 or email bnhs.programmes@gmail.com


March 13 @ 8:00 am
March 18 @ 1:30 pm
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Assam, India


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