Detailed Day Wise Itinerary
Cities : SHILLONG-CHERAPUNJEE-MAWLLYNNONG VILLAGE-NAMERI / BHALUKPONG-DIRANG-TAWANG-BOMDILA- KAZIRANGA NATIONAL PARK-Kohima-Touphema Tourist Village-Touphema-Kohima - Dimori Cove-KohimaKohima-Khonoma-Kohima-Jorhat-Majuli-Guwahati
Welcome to Guwahati. Meet and be assisted by our representative at the airport/Railway Station & proceed toShillong, also called 'Scotland of the East" (100 kms 3 hrs). While traveling we see the majestic Umiam Lake (Barapani) surrounded by sylvan hills and wrapped in the beauty of an assortment of green Khasi-pines and the azure blue skies. On arrival at Shillong, check in at your hotel. Evening you can visit the local market. Overnight stay in Shillong.
Get up early today to enjoy the mesmerizing mornings of Shillong and after breakfast at 07:30 A.M drive to Cherrapunjee (60 kms 1½hrs), which is the wettest place in the world. It is a pleasant drive to see roaring waterfalls leaping into deep gorges, including the famed Nohsngithiang Falls. The beautiful waterfall-Nohkalikai is at Cherrapunjee. You can also explore some of the caves in and around Cherrapunjee. Evening return toShillong, en-route visit Elephanta falls and Shillong peak for some breathtaking views. Overnight stay in Shillong.
After breakfast visit the cleanest village in India. It is situated 90 kms. from Shillong and besides the picturesquevillage, offers many interesting sights such as the living root bridge and another strange natural phenomenon of a boulder balancing on another rock. It is along the Indo-Bangladesh border. This cute and colorful little village is known for its cleanliness.Evening we will return back to Shillong.Overnight in Shillong.
After Breakfast check out from the hotel.Half day local sightseeing which includes Wards lake, Lady Hydari park and Don Bosco Museum.Transfer to Nameri / Bhalukpong Check in at your hotel/Lodge/resort.Evening free for leisure.Overnight stay at hotel.
Early morning river rafting on Jia Bhorolee river.After breakfast transfer to Dirang.On the way visit Tippi On the banks of the river Bharali at an elevation of 190 mtrs is Tipi, an orchidarium with over 7500 orchids. On display are some of the finest species with names like the Dainty Lady's Slipper or the more formal sounding Dendrobium. Arunachal has the largest range of orchids in the country.Continue your drive and do not forget to keep your cameras handy as you cross beautiful waterfalls and get some spectacular views.Check in to your hotel.Early evening visit the regional apple Nursery, kiwi farm, dzong (fort), hot water spring.Overnight stay in Dirang.
After breakfast transfer to Tawang.On the way visit war cemetery.Continue with the drive till you reach Sela Pass at an altitude of 4114m / 13494 ft. It is famous for high altitude lakes & scenic beauty & is ideal for ice skating during winter.Check in the hotel on arrival.Overnight stay in Tawang
After breakfast visit Tawang Monstery, Namgye Lhaste, PT Tso Lake, Gorsham Chorten, Gontse Garden, Singar Ani Gompa.Evening return back to hotel.Overnight stay in Tawang.
After Breakfast transfer to Bomdila.Check in the hotel on arrival.After lunch visit Gontse Rabgyaling Monastery (Upper Gonpa), Thub-Chog Gatsel Ling Monastery (Lower Gonpa), Bomdila View Point. Bomdila offers wonderfully panoramic view of Himalayan landscapes and snow clad ranges.Evening you can visit the local market.Overnight stay in Bomdila.
Transfer to Kaziranga National Park, the home of the “One Horned Rhinoceros” (280 kms 7 hrs), Check in at your hotel/Lodge/resort, Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.
Early morning explore Western Zone of Kaziranga National Park on back of elephant. Apart from world's endangered One-horned Rhinoceros, the Park sustains half the world's population of genetically pure Wild Water Buffaloes, over 1000 Wild elephants and perhaps the densest population of Royal Bengal Tigers anywhere. Kaziranga is also a bird watcher s paradise and home to some 500 species of birds. The Crested Serpent Eagle, Palla s Fishing Eagle, Greyheaded Fishing Eagle, Swamp Partridge, Bar-headed goose, whistling Teal, Bengal Florican, Storks, Herons and Pelicans are some of the species found here. We will return to the resort for breakfast. Afternoon depart for Kohima after breakfast. On arrival proceed to Touphema Village Resort run by Angami Naga village community. Enjoy cultural presentation by village folks. Stay overnight at Touphema Tourist village.
Explore the village in the morning. After breakfast check out of the village resort and drive to Kohima. Visit the World War II Cemetery, nestled in the heart of Kohima town, where one of the fiercest battles was fought. On a huge stone of in-laid bronze the following famous words are there to remind one of undoubting courage displayed by the war heroes in order to preserve the freedom of the future generation. "When you go home… Tell them of us and say For your Tomorrow We gave our today". Also visit State Museum, located at Bayani hill Kohima. It gives you a peep into the various aspects of Naga Culture. It displays dioramas of the lifestyle of the Naga tribes. Artifacts, handlooms, Handicrafts, Tools and Implements, Gems and Jewellery, Coins and Ancient weaponry will give you an idea of the rich culture and heritage of the native people. Proceed to Kepfiizha (Kigwema village) Dimori Cove Guest house after lunch. This small but beautiful place is on the Kohima Imphal Highway, which we use as base for trekking up the Japfu Peak (3048 metre) Mt. Japfu is the home of the world's tallest rhododendron tree (20 metres high) and also for trekking to Dzukou Valley, the best trekking valley of North-East India. In the afternoon visit nearby Angami village of Jakhama. Return to Kohima. Stay overnight at Kohima.
After Breakfast Visit Angami Tribal village of Khonoma, home village of father of Naga Nationalist movement Angami Phizo. This village located on top of a hillock has a pastoral beauty of its own. This was where the Last part of the Anglo Naga War was fought. Return to Kohima for overnight stay.
Early in the morning, we will drive to Jorhat, the tea capital of Assam. On arrival at Jorhat, you will be accommodated in the Thengal Mansion, a historic ancestral house of a Tea Planter amidst an Asssamese village, 15 kms from Jorhat. The 72-year old Thangal Mansion is to answer the queries on Assamese culture and tradition. After lunch and rest, take a walk in a nearby village to see the simplicity of their lives.
Early morning drive to Majuli the biggest River Island in the world and seat of Baishnavite monasteries. You will cross-mighty Brahmaputra on a ferry to reach this historic Island. Overnight stay at the Govt. circuit house at Majuli
Majuli, the biggest river island, laps Kamalabari Satra and Auniati Satra, centers of Vaishnavite culture. Early morning visit to these satras and admire the close proximity of nature that thrills. Arrive back at Circuit house and in the evening enjoy the cultural display by the artists.
Early morning drive to Guwahati. On arrival check in to your hotel. In the evening set out on a River cruise to watch the sun go down the Brahmaputra River and see yourself why the river is locally called 'Luit'- colour of blood. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast check out from hotel visit Kamakhya Temple and with everlasting memories transfer to Guwahati airport/railway station for onward journey