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Assam & Meghalaya Wildlife, Tea and Cultural Tour

: 10 Nights/11Days

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    • Comfortable Stay for 10 Nights.
    • Stay is on TWIN SHARING basis in the Preferred Hotel Category.
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    • This package includes car
    • Car is on PRIVATE and no sharing basis
    • Car will accompany Traveloearth EXPERIENCE Driver throughout the trip.
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    • Assistance on Arrival & Departure.
    • Accommodation on twin Sharing Basis.
    • Exclusive private vehicle for transfers & sight seeing.
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Day wise Itinerary

DAY 1 Guwahati Airport - Shillong (125 km/ 04 hr)

Guwahati
Welcome to Guwahati. Meet and be assisted by our representative at the Airport / Railway Station & proceed to Shillong, 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.

Breakfast

DAY 2 Shillong - Cherrapunjee (56 km/ 90 min.)

Cherrapunjee
Get up early today to enjoy the mesmerizing mornings of Shillong and after breakfast at 07:30 A.M drive to Cherrapunjee (60 kms 1˝hrs), 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 like Elephanta falls and Shillong peak for some breathtaking views. Evening return back to Shillong for Night Stay or may night halt in Cherapunjee.

Breakfast

DAY 3 Shillong

Shillong
After breakfast today visit Don Bosco Monument, Ward’s Lake where you can enjoy boating, Botanical Garden and Lady Hydri Park. Evening you are free for your personal activities. Overnight stay in Shillong.

Breakfast

DAY 4 Shillong - Nameri National Park ( 316 km/ 06hr)

Bhalukpong
After breakfast transfer to Nameri National Park in Assam near Arunachal border. The Nameri National Park is the home of the near extinct White Winged Wood-Duck. Besides, the park abounds in Elephants, Tiger, Leopards, Sambar, Barking Deer, Wild Pig, Gaur, Wild Dogs and a variety of birds including four species of Hornbill. Overnight at Eco Camp, a camp resort.

Breakfast

DAY 5 Nameri National Park - Kaziranga National Park (Approx.71 km/ 02 hr)

Kaziranga
Early morning you can have a walk inside the park. Later after breakfast we gear up for a river rafting (if available) down the sparkling river Jia Bhoroli which forms a boundary to the park. Later in the afternoon transfer to Kaziranga National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the home to the endangered one horned rhinoceros (2048 rhinos as per 2009 census). Besides, the park has several species of mammals and birds. The Park has more than 70% of the world's one-horned rhino. Population, 70% of the world population of the Eastern Swamp Deer and 75% of the world's wild Asiatic water buffalo. It has a significant population of the Asian Elephant. You are not allowed to walk inside the reserve. Birding is by jeep and Elephant.

Breakfast

DAY 6 Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga
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 we have arranged a jeep safari through the Central Zone of the National Park. Evening come back to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Breakfast

DAY 7 Kaziranga National Park - Sangsua / Gatoonga Tea Garden (Approx.75 km/2 hr)

Tea-Estate
After breakfast transfer to Sangsua / Gatoonga Tea Estate near Jorhat. On arrival check in at the heritage garden manager’s bungalow. The rest of the day is free at leisure enjoying the tea garden. If tea plucking and the factory works go on we shall take the assistance of a garden executive to explain us the method of tea plucking or tea processing. Unlike many tea producing nations in the world, the Tea Gardens in Assam are fairly big in size covering several hectares. Assam tea is known for its Black Teas-Orthodox and C.T.C.

Breakfast

DAY 8 Sangsua/Gatoonga - Majuli Island (a Short drive & 90 min. Ferry)-Sangsua/Gatoonga

Majuli
We shall take a day long excursion to Majuli Island after early breakfast. Majuli is the largest river island in the world. It is the centre of Assam’s famous Vaisnavite form of Hinduism. The religious and cultural traditions are kept alive by the dedicated monks living in the monasteries locally known as Sattra. The Sattriya dance of this sect is the latest entry into India’s recognized classical dances. We shall visit some monasteries and interact with the celibate monks. In the late afternoon we return the same way to Sangsua/Gatoonga tea estate.

Breakfast

DAY 9 Sangsua/Gatoonga-Guwahati (Approx.290 km/ 6 hr)

Guwahati
Transfer to Guwahati. Overnight at hotel in Guwahati.

Breakfast

DAY 10 Guwahati

Guwahati
Full day sight seeing in & around Guwahati including Sualkuchi silk village, Madan Kamdev archaeological ruins, Kamakhya temple etc. Overnight at hotel in Guwahati.

Breakfast

DAY 11 Guwahati Airport / Railway Station Transfer

Guwahati
Transfer to Guwahati airport/railway station on time to catch your departure flight/train for onward journey. The end of the tour.

Breakfast

How to Book this Package?

To book the package as of now you need to pay 10-30% of the total package cost as advance and rest you need to pay 3 days prior to your check in or at the time of check in. Once we receive the 10-30% of the package amount, confirm hotel vouchers will be issued & mail to you whose print-out copy you need to carry while travelling. Confirmed vehicle details (Driver / Vehicle No) will be intimated 3 days prior to your check in.

 
PAYMENT PROCEDURE:
 

CHEQUE & CASH Deposit / FUND Transfer (NEFT/RTGS): 

STATE BANK OF INDIA (SBI) as per below:

Account Name:

TRAVEL OEARTH

 

Account No:

31980267560

Branch Code:

10552

IFSC Code:

SBIN0010552

Branch:

AMGURI, SIBSAGAR, ASSAM

 

 

 

 

ICICI BANK as per below:

Account Name:

TRAVEL OEARTH

 

Account No:

062105500022

Branch Code:

0621

IFSC Code:

ICIC0000621

Branch:

SIBSAGAR, ASSAM

 

Want to Book Now or Customize?

You can book the tour now or can customize also as per your need and requirements, please send us the following details, We will come-up-to you with in next 2 Working Hours.

  • Q1.

    I want to upgrade my rooms at the hotel/s. 

  • Q2.

    What kind of meals will we get?

  • Q3.

    Do I get a heater in my room during winter?

  • Q4.

    Can I go for additional sightseeing?

  • Q5.

    Can we have a Tour Guide?

Sightseeing Points Covered in the Package:

Shillong

Shillong-Peak Shillong Peak Wards Lake Ward's Lake Lady Hydari Park Lady Hydari Park Umiam Lake Umiam Lake Don Bosco Centre Don Bosco Centre Elephant Fall Elephant Fall

Cherrapunjee

Nohkalikai Fall Nohkalikai Fall Nohsngithiang Fall Nohsngithiang Fall Mawsmai Cave Mawsmai Cave Living Root Bridge Living Root Bridge (optional)

Mawlynnong Village (optional)

Mawlynnong Village Mawlynnong Village

Guwahati

Kamakhya Mandir Kamakhya Mandir Brahmaputra River Cruise Brahmaputra River Cruise (optional) Kalakshetra Kalakshetra Balaji Temple Balaji Temple

Kaziranga

Jeep Safari Jeep Safari Elephant Safari Elephant Safari

Important Notes on Hotel Accommodations:

  • Based on the feedback received from our guests over the last 5 years we provide you the hotels with maximum guest satisfaction and best value for money.
  • A valid photo ID proof for all guests staying at the hotel is mandatory.
  • Hotels are very strict with the child policy. Please carry the age proof so that it can be produced if asked by hotel.
  • Most of the hotels only provide extra mattress or roll out bed in case of Extra Bed. Most of the hotels have no provision of an extra bed.
  • All the hotels have different categories of room viz. Standard, Executive, Superior, Deluxe, Super Deluxe, Suite etc.
  • Category of rooms in the packages normally remains to base category in all given hotels. However the guest can upgrade their rooms by paying the difference in room tariff.
  • LUXURYCATEGORY: 4 star equivalent with average room tariff of Rs.4500 + per room/per night.
  • DELUXE CATEGORY: 3 star equivalent with average room tariff of Rs.3000+ per room/ per night.
  • STANDARD CATEGORY: 2 star equivalent with average room tariff of Rs.1500+ per room/ per night.

Important Informations About Transport :

  • Vehicles used are exclusively at the disposal of the guest for the entire tour and according to the tour.
  • There is no change in the vehicle during the entire tour.
  • Our drivers are very well trained with the entire region and would ensure that they take the guest to all the places mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Maximum guests allowed in Innova / Scorpio / Xylo is 6 including children above 4 years. If the total no of guest is more than 6 then they will have to take addittional vehicle at an extra cost.
  • If there are 4 or more guests then they are advised to travel with very minimum baggage. In case if the no of baggage is more than normal then the guest will have to take 1 more vehicle at an extra cost.

Important Informations About The Package:

  • Normally we don't allot tour guide for the entire tour. In case the guest requires a tour guide please let us know in advance. The same can be arranged at an extra cost.
  • The package can be extended on Pro-Rata basis.
  • All our packages are inclusive of Breakfast. In case the Guest wishes to include other meals in the package then please refer to meals in the cost sheet.
  • There will be no refund for any unutilized services.

Cancellation Policy

  • Minimum Cancellation is Rs.1000 per Head.
  • 25% Between 30-20 Days Before Tour Departure
  • 50% Between 20-10 Days Before Tour Departure
  • 75% Between 10-05 Days Before Tour Departure
  • 100% on the Same Day & No show
  • Cancellation charges as % of Total Tour Cost.