Itinerary - ASSAM- MEGHALAYA

  • DAY 01: ARRIVAL AT GUWAHATI-SHILLONG - 130 KMS  / 3 ½ HRS DRIVE

Meet and greet at Guwahati Airport/Station and drive to Shillong. En route witness the Umiam Lake or Barapani - is the biggest artificial lake in Meghalaya in midst of sylvan hills adorned by Khasi pines & peerless beauty.

Check-in Hotel and after refreshment if time permits visit Cathedral of Marry and Ward’s Lake. Evening free at leisure to explore the region on own. You may take a walk to the famous Police Bazaar for shopping.

Overnight at the hotel in Shillong.

 

  • DAY 02: SHILLONG – CHERRAPUNJEE – SHILLONG -60 KMS / 2 hrs-ONE WAY DRIVE

After breakfast drive to Cherrapunjee, the wettest place on the earth, for an awesome day trip. En route visit the famous Elephant Falls and Shillong Peak - to enjoy a bird’s eye view of Shillong city. At Sohra, stop at the Duwan Sing Syiem view point for mesmerizing views of the Hills

In Cherrapunjee be witness to the gorgeous Seven Sisters Falls and Nohkalikai Falls. Later take a soft cave walk inside the Mawsmai Cave. The limestone cave is a natural wonder with innumerable formations inside it.

After lunch at Cherrapunjee, visit Thankarang Park, Koh Ramhah and Khrem Falls. Drive back to Shillong .

Overnight at the hotel in Shillong.

Note: Most of the waterfalls are dry during winter season.

 

  • DAY 03: SHILLONG – KAZIRANGA - 325 KMS / 7 HRS DRIVE

After breakfast drive to Kaziranga. Check in at hotel.

Overnight at the hotel in Kaziranga

 

  • DAY 04:  KAZIRANGA

Kaziranga, the World Heritage Site is the oldest park in Assam & is located on the banks of the Brahmaputra River. Kaziranga National Park is a natural habitat for conservation of biologically diverse flora & fauna. It is inhabited by the world’s largest population of one-horned rhinoceroses besides sheltering about 15 species of India’s threatened mammals. There are numerous other major wildlife fauna.

Early morning go for Elephant ride @5-30 A.M/6: 30 A.M./ 7 :30 A.M.( Subject to allotment from forest department) .  Return for Breakfast to hotel. After breakfast proceed for Jeep safari in the Central Range. With Kohora as the entry point, the Central Range covers the Daphlang and Kathpora  Later enjoy Local Village & Tea Garden (Outer View) tour.

Overnight at the hotel in Kaziranga.

In the afternoon you may take an optional Jeep Safari (at ADDITIONAL COST) in Western Range of Kaziranga National Park. With Bagori as the entry point, the range covers the Monabeel, Bimoli, Donga areas. 

Overnight at the hotel in Kaziranga.

 

  • DAY 05: KAZIRANGA – NAMERI - 130 KMS/3 ½ HRS DRIVE

After Breakfast drive to Nameri. Check in at Hotel. Afternoon free.

Nameri National Park (200 sq.km) is located in Sonitpur District at the foothills of eastern Himalayas with the the river Jia Bhoroli flowing through it. The park is the second Tiger reserve of Assam. Many rare animals inhabit the park and there are more than 376 species of birds seen here.

 Overnight at the hotel in Nameri.

 

  • DAY 06: NAMERI

Morning at 5:30 am take a walk through Nameri National Park (3 km). It is one of the very few National Parks where you can trek in the park. The trek begins as you embark on a boat to cross the breadth of the Jia Bhoroli river. Walk through the river bed and into the National Park, the closest you can get to nature!

Return to Resort for breakfast. Day free for leisure activities like rafting. Rafting (mild rapids) forms a day long adventure in a raft as you cruise along the waters of Jia Bhoroli river. The 2.5 hrs rafting will acquaint you with numerous birds. Later disembark at bank.

Overnight at the hotel in Nameri

 

  • DAY 07: NAMERI - GUWAHATI -250KMs/ 5HRS DRIVE

After Breakfast check out and drive to Guwahati. Check in at Hotel. Later visit Kamakhya Temple, Sankardev Kalakhetra.

Situated on top of the Nilachal Hill, Maa Kamakhya Temple is the most sacred among the tantrik shrines of Shakti worship in the world. Kamakhya temple is also famed for the annual Ambubachi Mela held for 4 days  during monsoon season. There are images of Lord Ganesha, Goddess Chamundi and many dance fixtures. Situated on the Nilachal Hill, the temple structure resembles a Shikhara - a beehive.  Besides the main Devi temple, there are temples of 10 Mahavidyas in and around temple. These include  Bhuvaneshvari,  Bagalamukhi,  Chinnamasta,Tripura Sundari,  Tara,  Kali,  Bhairavi,  Dhumavati, Matangi and Kamala Temples. Temple doors

remain open for devotees in the following timings - 08:00 am to 01:00 pm & 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra is the cultural complex, named after the most revered Saint of Assam, Srimanta Sankardev and provides a glimpse into Assamese culture & heritage.  It has a cultural museum, library and various facilities for preserving, demonstrating and performing cultural items, besides a children's park within the sprawling premises. The Central Museum exhibits culture and heritage of different ethnic groups of Assam showcasing their dance, drama, music and art. Another famed attraction in the Kalakshetra is an Artistic Village. This Assamese village portrays the village life of Assam in the form of life like statues and model thatched huts.

Overnight at the hotel in Guwahati

 

  • DAY 08: DEPARTURE

After Breakfast drive to Guwahati Airport /Station.

  • All transfers & sightseeing by 01 Private vehicle as per itinerary
  • Accommodation on the below mentioned hotels
  • 2 nights in Shillong
  • 2 nights in Kaziranga
  • 2 nights in Nameri
  • 1 night in Guwahati
  • Accommodation includes only breakfast
  • One elephant ride & one round of Jeep safari at Kaziranga including Park entry fees.
  • Raft hiring charge including boatmen fees (01 Raft – 02 PAX)
  • 01 bottle mineral water per person per day

 

HOTELS USED OR SIMILAR:

Destination

BUDGET HOTEL

Kaziranga

JB Resort

Shillong

JKR Residancy or similar

Guwahati

Hotel Kalpa or similar

Nameri

Eco Camp / JiaBhoroli

  • Government Service Tax @ 5% or as applicable
  • Camera fees
  • Guide
  • Anything not mentioned in the ‘cost includes’ part.
  • Any expenses of personal nature.

    Packages Staring From INR 33,500/-*Per person.

  • Terms and Conditions Apply. Prices valid till 31st MAY 2018.

NOTES

  • All arrangements made by Vacations Exotica are in the capacity of an agent only. Vacations Exotica will not be liable for claims or expenses arising from circumstances beyond our control such as accidents, injuries delayed or cancelled flights & acts or forces of nature.
  • The above package cost is valid for a minimum of 2 adults travelling together.
  • Certain sightseeing and day tours may be subject to weather conditions or minimum number of passengers before they operate and suppliers may cancel or postpone the date of the tour at short notice. Any changes shall be notified to you at the earliest opportunity.
  • There is no refund for services not utilized.
  • The above tour prices are based on our current transportation rates. Increase in petrol rates might affect our transportation and boat fees, in which case we reserve the right to revise our

  • Offered discounts cannot be clubbed or used with any other ongoing discounts, vouchers, offers and promotions.

 

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