Bird watching in Kaziranga
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With more than 10,000 species of avifauna living around the world, Birdwatching activity has become a very popular tourism activity across the world. Birds have always fascinated human fraternity from a very long time. Since ancient civilization it has been believed that some magical power is being attached to these creatures and hence they are worshipped and revered as Gods. Watching and studying birds in their natural habitat is a best way of understanding nature and its habitat.
The North Indian state of Assam is just like a heaven for birdwatchers. The fact behind this is almost 35 per cent of the state has forest cover accounting to 26,000 square kilometer of dense forest area with several big and small water bodies makes it perfect destination for birdwatchers especially during winter season. Many migratory birds come to Assam from across the world and make their home here in winter season. Collectively it is said that Assam is one the world’s finest birding destinations in India.
At the Kaziranga National Park near about 500 avifauna species have been recorded. The forest of Kaziranga is an abode of all the green pigeon species found in the Indian subcontinent. Great white and elusive Dalmatian Pelican, the Black Necked Crane as well as the Great and Oriental Pied Hornbills found here. It is generally said that if Kaziranga National Park was not known for one horned rhino and royal Bengal tiger then it would surely have been known as one of the world’s finest bird watching destinations.
Some of the bird species found at the Kaziranga National Park include Grey Peacock Pheasant, Kalij Pheasant, Fulvous Whistling-duck, Lesser Whistling-Duck, Greater White fronted Goose, Bar-Headed Goose, Ruddy Shelduck, Spot-Billed Duck, Cotton Pygmy Goose, Gadwall Anas, Northern Sholver, Common Teal Anas Crecca, Red Crested Pochard and many more to list.
Kaziranga Bird Watching Tour Itinerary
Kaziranga Bird Watching Tour Itinerary
Once you arrive at Guwahati airport or railway station you will be accompanied by our tour executive who will guide you to take taxi and transfer to Kaziranga National Park via road. On arrival complete the check-in formalities at pre-booked hotel/resort at Kaziranga. Stay overnight here.
Watching in Kaziranga National Park
Get up early in the morning and start your day with hot cup of tea and coffee and be ready for jeep safari in the eastern range of the Kaziranga National Park as this region of the park is best for birding. Crested Serpent Eagle is common while Palla’s Eagle and Grey Headed Fishing Eagle are frequently seen. Others include Greater Adjutant Stork, Whistling Teal, Bar Headed Geese and Pelicans etc. With great luck one might see the endangered Bengal Floricans. Return to the hotel for lunch. Post lunch jeep safari to either central or western range. Stay overnight at resort.
Bird Watching Via Elephant Ride
Get ready for the early morning elephant safari – 05:30 AM to 06:30 AM in the core area of the park for wildlife viewing. Elephant takes you to the each and every nook and corner of the park and considered most feasible option for bird watching. Return to resort after you complete bird watching tour. Take you meals at the resort and retire for the night. In evening you may go for the local village sightseeing.
Kaziranga National Park – Transfer to Guwahati – Onward Destination
After taking morning breakfast at the hotel complete check out formalities and drive to Guwahati. On arrival transfer to the airport / railway station to board the flight / train for onward destination.
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