Day 01 :
Arrive Dibrugarh airport or drive to Tinsukia. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 02 :
Early morning breakfast and drive to Guijan (13 kms) and then on boat (country boat fitted motor). Nature trail on extensive grasslands along Dibru-Saikhowa river. Possibly to see Smokey Warbler, Paddyfield Warbler, Blackbreasted Parrotbill and Jerdon’s Babbler. Other attraction includes Black Storks, Asian Openbills, Stork-billed Kingfisher, Green Imperial Pigeons, Sand Larks etc. Overnight in Urmila Continental.
Day 03 :
Drive to Kaziranga (275 kms / 6 hrs drive). Overnight in Aranya (Forest) Lodge.
Day 04 :
Early morning elephant safari. Followed by two rounds of jeep safari. (refer to RHINOLAND TOUR). Overnight in Aranya (Forest) Lodge.
Day 05 :
Jeep safari to eastern range - this part 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, Bar Headed Geese, Whistling Teal, Pelicans etc. With great luck one might see the endangered Bengal Floricans. Return to the lodge for lunch. After lunch jeep safari to either central or western range.
Day 06 :
Drive to Shillong (Meghalaya). Overnight in Hotel Polo Towers or similar.
Day 07 :
Early morning drive to Cherrapunjee (60 kms / 2 hrs drive). Cherrapunjee is supposed to be the wettest place on earth mainly between April and October. Possibly to observe the rarest Swifts of the world - the Dark Rumped Swift (normally from late February to end of April. Visit to nearby forest of Mawsmai cave for possible chance of seeing Babblers. Overnight in Shillong
Day 08 :
Early morning visit to football ground near the Shillong Peak (The path is quite overgrown, rough clothes recommended). They are apparantly few recent records of Tawny-breasted Wren Babbler. Grey Sibias, Russet Sparrows, Spotted Forktail, Mountain Bulbuls. Return to hotel for lunch. After lunch visit to old Guwahati Road to see Grey Sibias, Blue Throated Barbets, Orange Bellied Leafbirds, Scarlet Minivets, Bar Winged Flycatcher Shrikes, Large Woodshrikes, Chestnut-tailed Starlings, Green-backed Tits, Yellow-cheeked Tits, Black Bulbul, Rufescent Prinias, Buff-barred Warblers, Yellow-browed Warblers (commonest Warbler), Grey Hooded Warbler, Silver-eared Mesias, White-browed Shrike Babblers, Blue-winged Minlas, Straited Yuhinas and Fire-tailed Sunbirds can be observed. Overnight in Shillong.
Day 9 :
After early breakfast drive to Guwahati airport (130 kms / 3½ hrs drive) to connect flight to Kolkata / Bagdogra / New Delhi / Mumbai.