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Kaziranga Wildlife Consevation

Kaziranga Wildlife Consevation (YAIE10)

Country Visited: India
Days Grading Style Activities Price from
8
Guided
  • Safaris
  • Wildlife
  • Local & Cultural
₹ 61500 Basic
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Experience

Head over to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Kaziranga National Park, one of the most bio-diverse regions in the country and home of the World’s largest population of one-horned rhinos for a first-hand understanding of how wildlife conservation works in India. We have teamed up with leaders in the field to create a program which will give Young Adults a comprehensive understanding of the wildlife in North East India and the challenges faced by those working in the field of conservation.  
Experience safaris in the Kaziranga National Park with experts in the field of wildlife and learn about this unique environment home to the tiger, the Asian elephants, and the endangered Ganges Dolphin in addition to the one horned rhino. You will also visit Assamese hamlets and learn about the local culture and their relationship with the natural world.
If you’ve always been interested in wildlife, learning more about the incredible diversity we have in this country and understanding what a career in wildlife conservation could be like, this is the trip for you!

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO ACHIEVE FROM THIS TRIP
- A greater understand of this unique wildlife habitat in the North East of India. 
- Learn about the challenges we face in wildlife conservation and human-animal conflict in the region
- Hands-on experience, a great outdoor trip working with the expert research team - a learning opportunity and a glimpse into many other professions that exist outside the big cities.
- Get introduced to new cultures and engage in community work. 
- End your days with project reports, group presentations / discussions but also laughter & fun stories
- Return with a certificate (issued jointly by Active Holiday Company and Award Winning Conservation company The Corbett Foundation) that looks good on college applications and your CV

Minimum Child Age

Children below 14 year(s) of age are not allowed for this trip.

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrive in Guwahati and transfer to Kaziranga National Park Open or Close

On arrival at Guwahati airport, you will be met by the Active Holiday Company representative and, once the whole group has arrive, we will all be transferred to the Kaziranga National Park. Our base for the next week.
Once at the lodge we will have an introductory and safety briefing.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner.

Day 2
Safari & study of biodiversity in Kaziranga Open or Close

We jump right into the program on our first day at the Kaziranga project with a packed day. Start with a safari before returning to the lodge to understand a little more about the man-animal conflict in this region and a study of the biodiversity of Kaziranga National Park.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3
Birdwatching & Field skills Open or Close

Today is a super early start with a 5:30am bird watching trip with the resident experts. You will have some free time after the birdwatching trip before a practice field session in the afternoon. This is where we learn the importance of camera traps, GPS devices, etc. and how they work
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4
Safari & Village tour Open or Close

Head out for another early morning safari this morning before continuing on to lunch at a local village. We understand more about life in the village and their unique understanding of the wildlife, take a tour of the village and have a meal with the locals.
This evening is a presentation on community, conservation, and conflict.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5
Nature Trail Walk & Flied Skills Part 2 Open or Close

This morning we head out on a three-hour nature trail walk with packed breakfasts which we will eat picnic style in the wild!
Return to the lodge for some free time in the afternoon before another session on field skills. This exciting game allows you to implement all the skills you’ve learned so far!
Follow this up with a session on snakes, which species are found in the region, how they are managed, and much more.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6
Safari (western range) & Learn about Assamese culture Open or Close

We start the day with our last safari of the trip in the western range of the Kaziranga National Forest. Return from the safari for lunch and then head out to a nearby village to watch the traditional Bihu dance with tea and traditional sweets. This is also a great opportunity to interact with the villagers and learn about this most important festival in Assam.
Later this evening is a presentation on the threats and challenges faced by the Kaziranga National Park.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7
Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary & Wildlife Photography Session Open or Close

This is your last full day on the project! Early this morning we head out with packed breakfasts for what promises to be a very memorable trip lot the Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary.
Return to the lodge in the afternoon for some time off before a session in wildlife photography.
Round off a fantastic trip with a traditional Assamese dinner and a last evening swapping stories with all your new friends.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8
Kaziranga - Guwahati - Departure Open or Close

At the end of a most memorable experience, we leave Kaziranga National Park this morning for the drive back to Guwahati and our flights back home. Please ensure your tickets are booked for after 3pm.
Meals: Breakfast

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Dates & Prices


 Start Date  End Date   Trip Price 
 06 April 2019  13 April 2019  R2. 61,500

  • GST 5% not included 
  • This trip operates on a minimum number 

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Arrival and departure transfers from Guwahati Airport 
  • Accommodation with attached facilities 
  • All meals. Breakfasts are continental style with cereal, toast, jam, butter. Lunches (unless packed) & dinners are hot meals. There is a refrigerator for stocking things one can't live without. 
  • Services of an accompanying Active Holiday Company group manager.
  • Introduction to Wildlife Conservation and hands on experience working on different species everyday.
  • Safari Drives with qualified and expert guides
  • Conservation work under the supervision of experts
  • Volunteer work in local community projects
  • Visit to a tribal museum
  • Certificate for Conservation & Community Development Volunteer Work to boost University Applications & your CVs

Exclusions

  • The exact inclusions on your trip are detailed on every trip page.
  • Typically, the cost of flights, visas, passport, insurance is not included in the tour price unless stated otherwise.
  • Any meals not mentioned as included are at your own expense.
  • Single rooms, optional tours and extra nights cost extra.
  • Tips for drivers, guides and tour managers is not included in your tour price.
  • Arrival and departure transfers may or may not be included in your tour price – this is clearly stated on the trip page.
  • Excess baggage, porterage, laundry, phone calls, alcoholic beverages are considered personal expenses and not included in your tour price.
  • GST, VAT and other taxes as applicable in your country are additional to the tour price.

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FAQs

Q. What flights should I book? 
Flights are not included in your trip. When booking flights, please keep in mind that you need to arrive in Guwahati before 10am on day one. Should the connectivity from your destination not allow this, please arrange to arrive the night before. We can help you with the extra night accommodation.

The Internship Coordinator from Active Holiday Company will be in Guwahati one day before the trip starts. 
 
Q. Will vegetarian food be easily available? 
The lodge has a choice of vegetarian and non-vegetarian food available for all meals. 
 
Q. Can specific dietary requirements be managed? 
Yes, they can. If you have any food allergies do let us know well in advance so we can plan the meals accordingly. 
 
Q. Can volunteers choose which activities they want to participate in? 
This trip is meant to expose volunteers to different experiences and the more you do, the more you will learn. All volunteers are expected to participate in all planned activities.

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