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One Horned Rhinos INDIA / NEPAL

The Indian rhinoceros (also known as the great one-horned rhinoceros and the Asian one-horned rhinoceros) is a small species of rhinoceros native to parts of India and Nepal. The Indian rhinoceros gets its common name from the fact that it only has one horn rather than two.

Historically, the Indian rhinoceros had an immense presence across northern India but today these numbers have been drastically reduced due to excessive hunting. The Indian rhinoceros is now confined to the tall grasslands and forests that surround the Himalayan Mountain range.

The Indian rhinoceros is one of the smaller rhinoceros species, thought to be most closely related to the Javan rhinoceros. The Indian rhinoceros has one horn which it uses for defence, intimidation, digging up roots and breaking branches during feeding. The horn of the Indian rhinoceros is made from a substance called keratin and is therefore very strong. The horn of the Indian rhinoceros is used in ancient medicine and many Indian rhinos have been illegally poached for them.

  • Scientific Name: Rhinocerotidae
  • Type: Mammal
  • Diet: Herbivore
  • Size: 1.3-2.2m (51-86in)
  • Weight: 800-3,500kg (1,765-7,716lbs)
  • Life Span: 35-50 years
  • Lifestyle: Solitary
  • Conservation Status: Endangered

Up & Close

India’s Magnificent Big-5

Number of days : 13Nights / 14 Days
Destinations covered : Ahmedabad – Velavadar – Sasan Gir – Diu – Mumbai – Nagpur – Kanha – Pench – Nagpur – Kolkatta – Guwahati - Kaziranga

Trip Highlights

  • Experience the Velavadar National Park
  • Majestic Asiatic Lions of Sasan Gir National Park
  • Tigers & Wilderness of Kanha National Park
  • Leopards of Pench National Park
  • Famed one horned Rhinos of Kaziranga
  • 4 X 4 Game drives
  • Elephant Back Ride (Optional Tiger Show is subject to availability )

Wilderness of Assam with Brahmaputra River Cruise 7 Nights / 8 Days

Destination : Delhi or Bhutan - Guwahati – Manas National Park –Guwahati – Brahmaputra River Cruise - Kaziranga National Park - Guwahati – Delhi

Trip Highlights

  • Cruise along the Orang National Park on the Brahmaputra River
  • Sight elephants against the backdrop of Himalayas on the Brahmaputra
  • Sight two majestic mammals - Rhinoceros and Elephants
  • Visit the Project Tiger reserve in Manas National Park, also a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Sight one of the Manas Park's 380 bird species, including the Great Hornbill

In Search of the Wild Creatures in Nepal 12 Nights – 13 Days
Destination: Kathmandu – Chitwan National Park – Bardia National Park– Suklaphanta Wild life Reserve – Kathmandu

Trip Highlights

  • Jungle activities in Chitwan.
  • Visit Elephant Breeding Centre in Chitwan.
  • Experience the Dugout Canoe Ride in Rapti River
  • Help out with bathing Elephants!
  • Rafting down the Karnali River
  • Elephant ride
  • Jeep Safari, Fishing