Assam

Bora’s Homestay, Kaziranga

Bora’s Homestay is a perfect place for budget travellers who seek to stay close to the central range of Kaziranga National Park yet homely and pocket friendly. The homestay is located 10 minutes away from the main entrance of the Kohora range.

Majuli Island, Assam

Majuli, known as the biggest river island in Asia, is actually a place to understand the culture and living of a primitive yet civilized tribe – “Mishing”. Located at the middle of The Brahmaputra, Majuli offers a beautiful sunrise and sunset on the river, also green wetlands mixed with small villages and a lot of tribal cultures. “Satras” or monasteries, another cultural attraction at Majuli, were constructed by the revered Assamese saint Srimanta Sankardeva who also was the founder of the Assamese neo-Vaishnavite culture, initiated around 15th century. The Mishing or Miri are an ethnic group inhabiting in some parts of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. They belong to greater Tani people community originated in Tibet. All Mishings trace back their root to Abutani or Abo Tani (The first man on earth) like any other Tani tribes. The Mishings belong to a mixture of East Asian as well as Southeast Asian subrace of the Mongoloid race. There is no written history of Mishings about their migration from hills to the plains of Assam. Mishings organise themselves …

Kaziranga – in wilderness and more

The grasslands, floodplains and flood plain lakes of Assam provide ideal habitat for a wide variety of species. Kaziiranga, which has the largest grassland area left in the region, is one of the most biologically enriched forests in the world. It hosts almost two-third of earth’s Great One-horned Rhinoceroses population. Apart from that, Kaziranga is a precious destination for bird-watchers. It also has the highest density of tigers among protected areas in the world and has increasing population of elephants and wild water buffalo. Travellers’ Kaziranga Kaziranga is a dense tropical moist forest criss-crossed by rivers and rivulets – which makes it inaccessible during monsoon. The park remains open for travellers from October end to April end. Elephant Safari is the best way to explore Kaziranga’s wilderness. There is option for Jeep safari too. In November, the grass grows to elephant-high, making it a mysterious endeavour. From January, the grass burns off which increases the visibility. Hiking is prohibited in the park to avoid potential human-animal conflicts. Observation towers are situated at Sohola, Mihimukh, Kathpara, …

Nameri Eco Camp

Nameri Eco Camp is situated about 45 kilometres from Tezpur and about 1 kilometre from the banks of the Jia-Bhoroli river. It offers the shortest route into the Nameri National Park, Assam. The entire place is set amidst dense green surroundings. There are luxury tents for travelers’ accommodation. Food is served at a common dining hall. Restaurant is basic. Situated in the District of Sonitpur, the Nameri is the third National Park of Assam. The Pakhui (Pakke) Sanctuary of Arunachal Pradesh adjoins the Park on its North-Eastern point. The area is criss-crossed by the river Jia- Bhoroli and its tributaries. The in-accessibility and continuity with neibouring forest areas has helped the wildlife of Nameri to flourish. Read more Activities at Nameri Eco Camp: River-rafting– The rafting usually starts 13 kms. upstream and takes about 3 hours to complete without halts. Hiking – You can trek in the park with the assistance of an armed forest department guide. Angling – The angling camp can organize angling trips in season. Tariff

Nature-Hunt Eco camp, Kaziranga

Nature-Hunt Eco camp is situated at Bachagaon, a village within the territory of Kaziranga National Park, at a distance of 4 KM from Kohora Chariali while moved from Guwahati by NH 37 towards Jorhat. The Camp is atop a tiny hillock covered with tea plantation under shades of varieties of trees with a tranquil surrounding where one can stay with comfort with an Eco friendly environment. A lush green in the Autumn and a wide stretch of brown in the winter prevails in the vast paddy field that exists in front of the Nature-Hunt Eco camp, Kaziranga and in between the tiny hillock and the NH 37. One can very well enjoy the charm of loneliness amidst nature. Frequent visit of Hornbill, Storks, Parakeets etc makes this hillock a place of interest for bird watcher. Nature-Hunt Eco camp, Kaziranga, no doubt, is an ideal place for a visitor to enjoy the thrills of elephant safari, jeep safari, Birding, Trekking in wild jungles of Kaziranga National Park, a World Heritage Site Nature-Hunt Eco Camp offers high …

Bon Habi Jungle Resort, Kaziranga

Bonhabi Jungle Resort is just a short walk from Kaziranga National Park, main entrance gate of Kohora Central Range. It provides visitors a truly exciting and rewarding jungle experience. The mainstay of Bonhabi, Kaziranga, lies on those people who dedicate their service for a cozy, homely and secured stay of all our esteemed guests. Bonhabi Jungle Resort, Kaziranga, offers 14 spacious, twin bedded cottages which are large, airy and very modern in their layout. Hotel rooms have magnificent views of tropical rain forest of Kaziranga bordered with paddy fields. Every cottage with attached bath and running hot and cold showers.

Banashree Eco Camp, Dibru Saikhawa

The Banashree Eco Camp is a well-appointed and secluded working farm set amidst the lush forests of the Dibru Saikhawa. If you are a Wildlife enthusiast or Nature Watcher, keen on Birding in North East India, a Nature Photographer, enjoy Trekking, or just simply love the outdoors, then the Banashree Eco Camp is a perfect holiday destination for you. Your Farm stay at the Banashree Eco Camp will give you an opportunity to experience and observe life in Rural India, an opportunity seldom presented to the international traveler. Banashree Eco Camp has a close encounter with Wilderness, Provincial India, the Village Community, and it’s Culture.

Wild Grass Resort, Kaziranga

Hotel Wild Grass Resort Kaziranga is a lovely staying arena around the jade slender grasslands in Kaziranga. The resort is located just outside Kaziranga National Park. It is about 200 km away from Guwahati. It is an attractive rural style hotel with grounds having more than 40 species of trees over 200 species of shrubs, creepers and climbers. Sufficient basic accommodation is available at wildlife resort and camp in and around Kaziranga. Hotels in Kaziranga are in sufficient numbers and they provide all the basic requirements needed for a wondrous journey across the wildlife sanctuary. (Images from Esben’s Blog http://eagersnap.blogspot.com/2010/01/with-family-in-kaziranga.html)

Diphlu River Lodge, Kaziranga

Diphlu River Lodge, Kaziranga opened in January 2008, providing much-needed top-class accommodation at Kaziranga National Park, a World Heritage Site. The position of the hotel is second to none: only the boundary river separates its extensive grounds from the Kaziranga National Park itself, and the jungle views are exceptional. Hotel facilities are basic.