Sunderban Tigers and Kaziranga National Park Safari

A riveting 9-day tour of two of the most beautiful animal kingdoms in the East of India. This carefully curated Sunderban tour package from Kolkata and Kaziranga National Park safari enables you to witness the rare and enigmatic mammals –  the Bengal Tiger & the One-Horned Rhinoceros

Sunderban Tigers and Kaziranga National Park Safari

India is known for its wildlife diversity along with its diverse climate, culture and landscapes. We would be exploring North East India’s wildlife and its differing flora and fauna on this Kaziranga National Park safari and Sundarban tour package from Kolkata. From spotting tigers from a watchtower or observing the numerous species of birds while cruising through the mangroves on a Sunderban boat safari, or scanning the savannahs to spot for a few rhinos that inhabit these tall grasslands on a Kaziranga elephant safari are some of the thrilling activities on offer on this trip.

This entire trip would give us a taste of the North East Indian culture through cultural shows, boat cruises and a visit to the tea gardens.

This tour is focused predominantly on the North East India Wildlife. We are sure that this Sunderban Kaziranga tour package would leave you astounded and impressed. Tweak your adventurous side with this exciting package filled with loads of activities planned especially for the wildlife enthusiasts.

Itinerary

9 Days / 8 Nights

This Kaziranga National Park safari and Sundarban tour package has been carefully designed to give you a taste of the exciting, endless possibilities and can be tailored to suit your exact preferences.

You will be arriving early in the morning and will be received by our representative at the Delhi Airport. We will be helping you in checking-in into the hotel. After a brief rest, we would embark on a sight-seeing tour to the streets of New Delhi paying visit to India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan & the Parlimanent House

Overnight stay in: Delhi

Meals included: Breakfast

Today you would be flying to Kolkata from Delhi early in the morning. Your Sundarban tour package from Kolkata begins with a ride through the rugged yet charming countryside and rural markets of Kolkata with a brief en route stopover for tea and refreshments. Around midday, you would reach Gothkhali Jetty (where the journey by road ends). You will be greeted by your local guide and board a cruiser to reach the resort. Post this we would go on boat journey across the gentle creeks and canals of Sundarban Tiger Reserve to reach Jatirampur, a well-known nesting spot for birds in the tiger reserve. You would be returning back to the camp in the evening to spend the night where dinner will also be served.

Overnight stay in: Sundarbans

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

The next two days of your Sundarban boat safari would be spent exploring the flora and fauna of Sunderbans National Park cruising through the gentle creeks, dense forest and numerous rivers. To capture the sights and sounds of true Sundarbans, you would be visiting some of the watchtowers that are located deep in the forests: Dobanki watchtower (this watchtower is about half a kilometre long and at a height of about 20 ft. from the ground; a spotted deer rehabilitation centre is located nearby), Jharkali watchtower,  and the Netidhopani watch tower (It houses a 300-year-old temple built for the forest goddess who is worshipped by villagers).  It is also a perfect location to spot tigers on your Sundarban tiger safari. Lunch would be served atop the towers itself. In the evening you would visit the native villages to get a sense of their way of living, local crafts, cuisines, and indigenous farming methods. Also, you would visit a local rural theatre to watch a cultural show performed by the village locals. Late evenings proceed to your camp for dinner and nights rest.

Overnight stay in: Sunderbans

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today you would be taking the boat back to the jetty from where we will drive to Kolkata and take a connecting flight to Guwahati. We would drive you to Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary. You would be accommodated in the lodge near the resort and the rest of the day is yours to relax. Have a good rest for the next day will again be packed with activities.

Overnight stay in: Kaziranga

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today and tomorrow of your Kaziranga National Park safari package would be spent exploring this Sanctuary. The Kaziranga National Park is a popular World Heritage Site known to be home to two-thirds of the Great One-horned Rhinoceros with a whopping total of 2,401 rhinos. It also has a large number of tigers. Other animals predominantly found are elephants, deer and wild buffalos. The most commonly spotted birds here are Baer’s pochard duck, Lesser adjutant, Greater adjutant, Nordmann’s greenshank, and Dalmatian pelican among others. We would go on an early morning Kaziranga elephant safari (the best way to see Kaziranga) and in the afternoon would visit the nearby tea gardens. Kaziranga safari bookings can currently be made only by visiting the respective Range Office/Ticket Counters. Rates & timings of for the Jeep Safari and Elephant ride can be noted by visiting the Kaziranga National Park official website.

On the 6th day, we would go on an elephant ride (optional), which would be followed by an excursion to the Western Range of the Sanctuary. After a lunch break, we would visit the Eastern range to bird watch. This would bring an end to the 6th day and you are free to rest to rejuvenate yourself for the next day.

Overnight stay in: Kaziranga

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

We would start early morning today to Guwahati from where we would help you board the connecting flight to New Delhi.

Overnight stay in: Delhi

Meals included: Breakfast

After Breakfast, you would be going on a city tour covering all the popular monuments of both New and Old Delhi like Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Raj Ghat, Humayun’s Tomb, Lotus Temple, The Jama Masjid etc.

Your Kaziranga National Park safari and Sundarban tour package from Kolkata comes to an end late in the evening and you would be departing from New Delhi. Wishing you have loads of memories from this tour and hope to see you soon in another fun packed adventure tour!

Overnight stay in: N/A

Meals included: Breakfast

Quick Facts

Wildlife

Indian Rhinoceros, Indian Elephant, Water Buffalo, Tiger, Swamp and Hog Deer, and a plethora of wetland and forest birds

Must Do’s

Followed by Jeep safari one must not miss the early morning elephant rides in the Kaziranga National Park which take you quite close to Rhinos

Ideal for

Wildlife and photographic enthusiasts, first time travellers, families and couples

Options & Extension

This trip can be extended to enjoy an extended holiday in India to major heritage cities of Delhi, Agra & Jaipur or for a leisure holiday at Kerala and Goa

Featured Camps & Lodges

Learn more about the luxurious properties available for your trip.

Dates & Rates

Fully inclusive rate per person sharingPrice
10 October 2017 - 15 April 2018Available On Request
  • Accommodation on double sharing basis
  • Breakfast at all hotels, except at the featured Camps & Lodges
  • Transfers and sightseeing by an air-conditioned Toyota Innova vehicle with an experienced driver
  • Entrance fees at monuments in Delhi
  • Services of English-speaking tour guide at Delhi
  • Bottled drinking water provided during tours and long drives
  • All government taxes applicable
  • Economy class airfares on the following route:  Delhi/Kolkata, Kolkata/Guwahati, Guwahati/Delhi

At Camps & Lodges

  • Accommodation on a twin sharing basis
  • All meals
  • Park fees
  • Photographic fees (non-professional)
  • Services of an English-speaking naturalist
  • Forest guide fees
  • Scheduled safari activities in the morning and evening
  • All applicable taxes
  • This rate is not valid in on special holidays such as Christmas / New Year / Diwali etc
  • Check in time at the hotels is 14:00 hrs and check out time is noon.
  • The quote is valid for two people travelling together and sharing the same room.
  • Vehicle included for this trip is an air conditioned Toyota Innova
  • Air fare mentioned is based on current fares applicable in economy class.
  • The Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays.
  • Only morning game drives are possible in the national parks on Wednesdays, as the parks are closed on Wednesday afternoons
  • Game drives at National Parks are in shared jeeps
  • This offer only applies to the hotels and resorts specifically mentioned in the itinerary

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