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Jorhat Plantation and Heritage Getaway with Kaziranga(5 Nights)

Guwahati, Kaziranga, Jorhat

for Bird Watcher, Off-Beat Traveller, Inbound Traveller, Experiential Traveller

Holiday Overview

Thengal Manor Jorhat
Western Hoolock Gibbons (Photo Courtesy: Vijay Cavale)
Hollongapar Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary (Photo Courtesy: Macaca77)
One horned Rhino
At Kaziranga National Park
One horned Rhino
Sunrise in Kaziranga
One horned Rhino Couple
Tea Plantations around Kaziranga
Kaziranga Central Range
Wild Elephant herd in Eastern Range of Kaziranga
Elephant Safari in Central Range in Kaziranga

This is a short break where guests stay at one of the Plantation bungalows of Jorhat and visits Majuli Island, Gibbon Sanctuary and Kaziranga.

Route

Kaziranga(2) - Jorhat(3)

Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Arrive at Kaziranga. Evening Safari in Eastern Range.
  • Day-2 Morning Elephant Safari and Evening Jeep Safari in Kaziranga
  • Day-3 Proceed to Jorhat for a Plantation Bungalow stay.
  • Day-4 Take a Boat to Majuli Island. Walk around Majuli visiting Satras.
  • Day-5 Day visit to Gibbon Sanctuary
  • Day-6 Departure
Sightseeing Summary

Jorhat - Hollongapar Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary (19.00 kms), Majuli Island Pilgrimage (20.00 kms)

Kaziranga - Kaziranga National Park (0.50 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Guwahati Departure - Jorhat
Best Season to Travel
  • Jan
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  • Sep
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  • Nov
  • Dec
Popular Extensions to the Itinerary

Another night in Kaziranga would allow guests to explore all areas and ranges of Kaziranga better.

Distances
  • Guwahati to Kaziranga -226 kms (4 hrs)
  • Kaziranga to Jorhat -82 kms (2 hrs)
Route

Guwahati - Kaziranga(2) - Jorhat(3)

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Arrive at Kaziranga. Evening Safari in Eastern Range. Arrive at Guwahati and Proceed to Kaziranga (225 kms - 4.5 hrs). Kaziranga is is a renowned Wildlife Destination and is visited for the Wildlife and Bird watching Experience it offers. One can spot one-horned Rhinos and wide ranging migratory Birds (Tiger population is healthy but not sighted as easily as other parks in Central India). Evening Jeep Safari in Kaziranga.

Day-2 Morning Elephant Safari and Evening Jeep Safari in Kaziranga Early morning elephant safari and post lunch can visit to handloom center, craft village. Evening Jeep safari in Western Range of Kaziranga.

Day-3 Proceed to Jorhat for a Plantation Bungalow stay. Arrive at Jorhat (90 kms - 2.5 hours) and drive to one of the plantation bungalows around Jorhat (15-20 kms). Jorhat is a tea plantation hub of Assam and renowned for its colonial era plantation bungalows. Enjoy heritage character of the bungalow and take walks around to experience the plantation character of the area.

Day-4 Take a Boat to Majuli Island. Walk around Majuli visiting Satras. Arrive at Majuli via a boat ride. Majuli has been the cultural capital of Assam since the 16th century and today is one of the largest Riverine islands in the world. Majuli is now visited for its Satras (monasteries and hermitages). Majuli is visited from Jorhat (35 kms) and accessible via a boat ride. The area is also a bird watchers paradise (Nov - March). There are number of craft centres here that are excellent in Mask makng and Pottery.

Day-5 Day visit to Gibbon Sanctuary Visit Hollongapar Gibbon Wildlife sanctuary, more popularly known as Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary lies near Jorhat (19 kms). The primate community of Gibon Wildlife Sanctuary consists of four species of macaques, one species each of langur, gibbon and loris. There are more than 200 varieties of Birds found in the area.

Day-6 Departure Depart for onward journey.

Detailed Sightseeing

Jorhat :

  • Hollongapar Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary - Hollongapar Gibbon Wildlife sanctuary, more popularly known as Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary lies near Jorhat (19 kms). The primate community of Gibon Wildlife Sanctuary consists of four species of macaques, one species each of langur, gibbon and loris. There are more than 200 varieties of Birds found in the area.

  • Majuli Island Pilgrimage - Majuli has been the cultural capital of Assam since the 16th century and today is one of the largest Riverine islands in the world.Majuli is now visited for its Satras (monasteries and hermitages). Majuli is visited from Jorhat and accessible via a boat ride. The area is also a bird watchers paradise (Nov - March). There are number of craft centres here that are excellent in Mask makng and Pottery.

Kaziranga :

  • Kaziranga National Park - Kaziranga is the biggest reserve in Assam and one of the best wildlife experiences in whole of India. Main Attraction of Kaziranga is one-horned rhinos. Kaziranga is also home to a large number of birds like crested serpant eagle, Fishing Eagles, Pelicans, Bengal Floricans, Jungle Fowl, Black naked stork etc.Kaziranga covers 430 sq kms and it consists of three ranges viz. Kohora Range, Bagori Range and Agaratoli Range. Kaziranga is one of the few parks where Elephant safaris are conducted.

Destination Overview

Guwahati - Guwahati on the Brahmaputra River is the largest city in the North-East Region of India. It is a gateway to neighboring state of Meghalaya / Arunachal Pradesh and from where Wildlife sanctuaries and tea plantations in Assam are accessible.

Kaziranga - Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985, Kaziranga is internationally renowned for its one - horned rhinoceros population and one of the best national parks in India for sighting Wildlife and birds.

Jorhat - Jorhat is base town for many a plantations around the area and from where Gibbon Sanctuary and Majuli Island are accessed.

Access
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Prefered Departure : No ImageJorhatNo ImageDibrugarh(130kms), Tinsukia(187kms), Guwahati(310kms)
Distances
  • Guwahati to Kaziranga -226 kms (4 hrs)
  • Kaziranga to Jorhat -82 kms (2 hrs)

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Distances
  • Guwahati to Kaziranga -226 kms (4 hrs)
  • Kaziranga to Jorhat -82 kms (2 hrs)

Expert Speak

This is a kind of Short Break for the laidback traveller looking at heritage stays with off-beat character with an option to visit some interesting areas and do some Bird watching.

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