Birding In Assam and Meghalaya 8 Nights / 9 Days

8 Nights Itinerary Covering: Dibrugarh - Tinsukia - Guijan - Kaziranga - Shillong - Cherrapunji - Shillong - Guwahati

Overview

Explore the abundant natural beauty of Northeast India with our 7 nights and 8 days birding in Assam and Meghalaya tour package. Witness Assam and Meghalaya’s serene waterfalls, pristine lakes, towering peaks, tea gardens, mighty Brahmaputra, and rich flora and fauna, and tribal culture. Our Assam Meghalaya package will take you through the most picturesque locations in Northeast India with the comfort of smooth transfers, comfortable accommodation, delicious meals, and sightseeing tours. This will make your birding experience more pleasant. Moreover, our meticulously manicured tour packages for Assam and Meghalaya can be customized as per your needs and budget. Book birding in Assam and Meghalaya tour package now to enjoy the best of Northeast India.

Highlights

  • Bird watching at Dibru Saikhowa National Park.
  • Spot one-horned rhinoceros at Kaziranga National Park.
  • Enjoy jeep and elephant safari at Kaziranga.
  • Stay in a forest lodge amidst nature. Spend time in solitude at Umiam Lake.
  • Sightseeing tour of Cherrapunji.
  • Soak in the tranquility at Mawsmai Falls.
  • Spot rare bird species at Mawsmai Cave.
  • Offer prayers at Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati.

Itinerary - Birding In Assam and Meghalaya

Day 1 - Tinsukia: Arrival and Day Free for Leisure Activities

Welcome! Your Birding in Assam and Meghalaya tour starts today!

After arrival at Dibrugarh Airport in Assam, meet our representative who will transfer you to your pre-booked hotel. Once reached, complete the check-in formalities, and rest for a while. The remaining day is free for leisure activities. You can head out for a walk and explore the beautiful surroundings of Tinsukia. Later, return to the hotel for a delicious dinner, and a night of sound sleep.

Distance from Dibrugarh to Tinsukia: 49 km

Travel Time: 1 hour (approx.)

Optional: Tinsukia sightseeing at your own cost.

Day 2 - Guijan: Spot Colorful Birds at Dibru Saikhowa National Park

On the 2nd day of your birding in Assam Meghalaya tour, savor morning meal, and proceed from Tinsukia to Guijan on a full-day tour. Situated on the banks of the river Brahmaputra, Guijan is a treat for nature lovers. Upon reaching, go for a bird-watching tour in Dibru Saikhowa National Park via boat ride.

Spot some of the most colorful and beautiful species of birds, which include Black-breasted Parrotbill, Black Storks, Asian Openbill, Sand Larks, Smokey Warbler, and loads more. After the birdwatching tour, return to the hotel for dinner and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay.

Distance from Tinsukia to Guijan: 11.3 km

Travel Time: 26 min (approx.)

Day 3 - Kaziranga National Park: Spend the Day Amidst Nature

Start your day with a scrumptious breakfast, get ready, and check-out from the hotel. Today you will be exploring the famous one-horned rhinoceros at Kaziranga National Park. They cover 80 percent of this national park’s population. Upon arrival at the national park, check-in the forest resorts and retire for the day. To make the most of your time here, you can enjoy a walk along the bank of the Brahmaputra river. Catch the sight of beautiful birds at the riverside. After the walk, return to the resort and enjoy a comfortable sleep amid nature.

Distance from Guijan to Kaziranga National Park: 322 km

Travel Time: 8 hours (approx.)

Day 4 - Kaziranga: Witness One-horned Rhinos

Arise to sweet sounds of birds chirping, enjoy breakfast, and get ready for an eventful day. Enjoy an elephant ride in Kazirnaga’s Kohora or the central zone in the wee hours of the morning. Also, a jeep safari amidst nature is perfect to witness abundant flora and fauna. Spot various animals in their natural habitat before returning to your forest resort. Savor a delicious dinner and enjoy a restful sleep.

Day 5 - Shillong: Day Free for Leisure Activities

Have breakfast, check-out from the forest resort, and proceed towards Shillong. The ride from Kaziranga to Shillong via Guwahati is breathtaking. On the way, visit the man-made Umiam Lake, which is surrounded by the lush green Khasi hills. Spend time, have momos, and continue the drive to Shillong.

Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel and unwind. The remaining day is free for leisure activities. Make the most of your time in this beautiful town by exploring the surroundings. Head out for a walk in the pleasant weather and go shopping in Shillong’s famous market called Police Bazaar. You can shop for Scottish Cloth material, which is quite famous here and can be made into jackets, shirts, shrugs, and more.

After the tour of the neighborhood, return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Distance from Kaziranga National Park to Shillong: 223 km

Travel Time: 5 hours (approx.)

Optional: Exploring, momos, and shopping in Shillong at your own cost.

Day 6 - Shillong: Explore the Second Wettest Place on Earth

Start your day 6 of Birding in Assam and Meghalaya tour with a scrumptious breakfast. Check- out from the hotel and start the drive from Shillong to Cherrapunji. After arrival, start the sightseeing tour by visiting the most popular attractions in Cherrapunji including Mawsmai Cave, Nohkalikai Falls, and Elephant Fall.

If you are lucky, you will be able to spot some rare species of birds near the Mawsmai Cave. If you are an adventure lover, you can also opt for trekking on the living root bridges. Spend time at Mawsmai Falls, also known as Seven Sisters Falls. After the Cherrapunji tour is over, return to the hotel in Shillong, have dinner and enjoy a comfortable night’s stay.

Distance from Shillong to Cherrapunji: 54 km

Travel Time: 2 hours (approx.)

Optional: Trekking on Living Root Bridges at additional cost.

Day 7 - Guwahati: Explore the Famous Attractions and Go Shopping

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel, and drive towards Guwahati. Upon arrival, check-in the hotel, and rest for some time. Freshen up and proceed for the Guwahati sightseeing tour. First, visit Kamakhya temple, one of the oldest of the 51 Shakti Pithas. It is also one of the most revered shrines of Goddess Shakti. After seeking blessings at this temple, head towards the Brahmaputra river to enjoy a river cruise ride. Soak in the beautiful views of the river and spot flora species.

Spend the rest of the day at leisure. You can go shopping in Guwahati’s shopping markets like Pan Bazaar, Fancy Bazaar, Uzan Bazaar, and Paltan Bazaar. Guwahati is also famous for its tea, so make sure to buy those. Handicrafts, singing bowls, and traditional jewelry are some other famous things to buy in Guwahati.

After the tour is over, return to the hotel for a delicious dinner, and a night of restful sleep.

Distance from Shillong to Guwahati: 98.9 km

Travel Time: 2.5 hours (approx.)

Optional: Shopping at your own cost.

Day 8 - Guwahati: Departure

Your Assam Meghalaya tour ends today. Post breakfast, check-out from the hotel, and get transferred to the Guwahati airport/railway station to board a flight/train back home with pleasant memories.

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