Eagle Nest Birding
Eaglenest Birding Tour

Arunachal Fixed Departure Birding Tour

Mandala Bird
Mandala Bird

Located in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh. Eaglenest is Jewel of Indian birding within an area of 217 sq km. The altitude range of Eaglenest varies from 500 m to 3300 m. The range of elevation makes this place an extra ordinary place for birding. Eaglenest comprises a diverse habitat of great altitudinal range of semi-evergreen forest and tropical wet evergreen forest. The birding in Eaglenest is not demanding. The unpaved road connects the whole sanctuary which makes it good excess to the entire altitudinal range.

Few Important birds of Eaglenest are; Bugun liocichla, Ward's Trogon, Beautiful Nuthatch, Barwing, 7 species of Wren Babblers, 4 species of Shortwings, Rufous-necked Hornbill, Sikkim Wedge-billed Babbler, 3 species Trogopan's, many species of Laughing Thrush, Great/ Lesser Rufous-headed Parrotbill. (PLS REFER TO EAGLENEST BIRD LIST)

Nameri National Park situated on the left bank of Jia-Bhoraeli River in Assam bordering with Pakke Wildlife sanctuary & Tiger Reserve of Arunachal Pradesh. The national park is located in the foothills eastern Himalayas and is a paradise of bird lovers with more than 300 species of birds found in the area. Which 35 kms from Tezpur. Nameri has got total area of 200 sq kms. Nameri was declared as forest reserve in 1978 and is a very important part of birding tourist of around the world.

Day 01 : Guwahati - Nameri

Meet your Guide & driver at Guwahati (Airport) , Drive for 5-6 hrs to Nameri NP ( Lunch En-route). If Time permits than Evening birding session (Around the camp). Have dinner at Camp. O/N Tents.

Day 02 : Nameri - Lama Camp

Morning birding session at Nameri NP, this session involves birding by foot. After morning session have breakfast & drive for 5-6 hrs to Lama camp ( Eaglnenest ) . En route we will be stopping for birding, there are few important birding spots on the highway. This afternoon we will have Lunch in Highway restaurants. Evening arrival at Lama camp. O/N tents.

Mandala Bird
Mandala Bird
Day 03 : Lama Camp - Bompu Camp

Morning birding session around Lama camp, Have breakfast at camp & drive to Bompu camp. We have full day birding in Eaglenest. We will take packed lunch. Evening arrival at Bompu. O/N Tents.

Day 04 : Bompu Camp

Full day birding in Lower elevation forest, we will have early breakfast & move for full day birding session in lower elevation areas till Sessini. We will have packed lunch. Evening back to Bompu camp. O/N tents.

Day 05 : Bompu Camp

Early breakfast, start your full day birding session to higher elevation forest till Eaglenest pass. We will have packed lunch. Evening drive back to Bompu. O/N Tents.

Day 06 : Bompu Camp

Have Early breakfast & start Full day birding in Lower elevation forest New Khelong. We will have packed lunch. Evening back to Bompu camp. O/N tents.

Day 07 : Bompu - Lama Camp

Early Morning post breakfast , drive to Lama camp, full day birding in higher elevation of Eaglenest. O/N Tents.

Day 08 : Lama Camp - Dirang

Pre breakfast birding session around Lama camp, later drive for 5 hrs to Dirang town, evening visit Shangti Valley. O/N Hotel.

Day 09 : Dirang - Sela pass - Mandala

This is long day, Early morning getup 03:00 hrs, drive for 3 hrs to Sela pass, Birding high elevation & later drive to Mandala. O/N Lodge.

Day 10 : Mandala

Full day birding around Mandala, this day includes birding in Higher as well as lower elevations. O/N Lodge.

Day 11 : Mandala - Guwahati

Early morning, drive for 9 hrs to Guwahati. En route birding. Drop at Guwahati. End of trip.

Tour Cost: INR 85400 per person (For Indian Nationals) and USD 1400 per person (For Non Indian Nationals).
Extra - 5% Tax.

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Tour Name : Arunachal Fixed Departure Tour

Trip Duration : 11 daysx

Group Size : Min. 2 and Max. 8

Accommodation

Accommodation is offered at all locations. Most of the accommodations are basic clean, During Eaglnest stay (Lama & Bompu Camp) accommodation will be tents with cots & bedding, there are common clean toilets at Lama & Bompu camp. During stay at Nameri / Dirang / Mandala accommodation is neat & clean, accommodation will be in tents & rooms with attached toilets. Our costs are based on 'twin-sharing' foundation. For those who wants single room, we offer single room, but at extra cost.

Terrain

The landscape is varied starting flats of Assam to mountain roads of Arunachal.

Climate

Mostly moderate in Nameri, Arunachal part will be cold & moist.

Transportation/Support Vehicles

All transport is involved in the cost. It will be 4-5 person is a vehicle + Birding Guide.

Food

Food is a very essential part of these trips. We make sure that the meals we offer is method delicious, unless you ask for dull meals. You are also permitted the choice of veggie or non-vegetarian meals. We suggest that you consume only the canned standard water. Please make sure that the container is enclosed. As EAGLENEST IS WILDLIFE SANCTUARY, therefore Non Veg food is not permitted by Forest dept. Therefore during Eaglenest part only Veg food is served.

What to bring

  • Footwear
  • Poncho / Rain coat
  • Headlamps
  • Water Bottle
  • Sun cream lotion
  • Relaxed shoes for walking
  • Extra batteries
  • Winter clothing
  • Leech socks
  • Camera Covers

Clothing

  • Be prepared for temp from 30 Degree Celsius to 0 degrees, therefore U have be prepared with cotton shirts along with extreme cold  weathers of Sela pass
  • Water resistant jacket.
  • Rain coats & Pants.

Others

  • Torch
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Eyewear, cap
  • Sun lotion of spf at least 35

Health

Malaria is an avoidable disease that can create trouble if neglected. One can prevent disease by taking recommended anti-malarial drugs and defending against insect attacks. The areas you will be passing are Malaria-free. Make sure that your insurance provider includes illnesses and injuries overseas.

Precautions

  • Bring all the important medications and OTC medications. Do not ignore to have the brands as well as the general titles of the medications one needs to have.
  • Use a sun hat when revealed.
  • Consume a lot of liquids. Don't drink tap water. Use only bottled water which is always kept in the back of your automobile.
  • Bring your personal medical kit and pest resilient.
  • To avoid fungus and parasitic attacks, keep legs clean and dry, and do not go without shoes.
  • Do not eat food bought from road providers.
  • Do not drink drinks with ice.
  • Do not eat milk products unless it is known that they have been pasteurized.
  • Prevent managing creatures (especially apes, pets, and cats) to avoid attacks and serious illnesses.

Medical Information Update

Details given above are liable to change every now and then and one should contact the Native India tasks of the specific country or the government vacationer offices for more details.

Shopping

You will get possibilities en-route to do a bit of purchasing. However unless particularly requested for, our guide will not suggest any particular store. Neither we nor our driver/guides take any percentage on purchasing.

Spending Money

Every visitor will have different cash specifications and varying personal costs. Please assess your own spending routines while enabling for beverages, purchasing and falling. Also keep aside cash for extra costs like:

  • Foods which are not included
  • Bottled water & any drinks
  • Emergencies
  • Optionally available activities/additional sightseeing
  • Shopping/Souvenirs

Foreign Exchange

As Indian currency value tend to go up and down, make reference to the following website for daily return rates: www.xe.com.

Airport Taxes

There is no airport terminal or leaving taxation from any airport terminal of India.

Book This Tour

Tour Cost Includes:

  • Hotel / Camps based  on Twin Sharing
  • All Meals(Breakfast and dinner at Hotel & Camps)
  • Lunch in Midway restaurant/City Restaurant or Pack Lunch
  • Exclusive Birding guide
  • Full time exclusive vehicle (4-5 person + Guide / Vehicle)
  • Arunachal permits
  • Nameri entry fee
  • All road and transport taxes
  • 5% Government Taxes
  • Driver Allowance
  • Toll and Parking charges
  • Eaglenest community & entry fee
  • Boat ride at Nameri

Tour Cost Excludes:

  • Any Domestic or International flight tickets
  • Still/Video camera fees
  • No lunch or dinner in Guwahati
  • Tips and Gratitude
  • Travel Insurance
  • Any Hard and Soft Drink
  • Bottled water

Fixed Departure Dates & Prices

Dates

Trip Status

Cost (Per Person)

 

07/11/2019 - 17/11/2019
(11 days)

Available

Rs 85400 / USD 1400

14/12/2019 - 24/12/2019
(11 days)

Available

Rs 85400 / USD 1400

10/01/2020 - 20/01/2020
(11 days)

Available

Rs 85400 / USD 1400

21/02/2020 - 02/03/2020
(11 days)

Available

Rs 85400 / USD 1400

20/03/2020 - 30/03/2020
(11 days)

Available

Rs 85400 / USD 1400

17/04/2020 - 27/04/2020
(11 days)

Available

Rs 85400 / USD 1400

01/05/2020 - 11/05/2020
(11 days)

Available

Rs 85400 / USD 1400