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.
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 to Shillong, en-route visit Elephanta falls and Shillong peak for some breathtaking views. Overnight stay in Shillong.
After breakfast today visit Don Bosco Monument, Ward’s Lake where you can enjoy boating, Botanical Garden and Lady HydriPark. Evening you are free for your personal activities. Overnight stay in Shillong.
Day 04: SHILLONG – KAZIRANGA NATIONAL PARK (365 Kms – 7 Hrs Drive)
After morning breakfast, transfer to Kaziranga National Park, the home of the “One Horned Rhinoceros”, Check in at your hotel/Lodge/resort, Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay at hotel in Kaziranga.
Day 05: KAZIRANGA NATIONAL PARK – DIRANG (250 Kms / 7 Hrs)
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 & then we will experience a jeep safari through the Central Zone of the National Park. After then leave Kaziranga for Dirang.
Dirang is famous for its apples. It has also started Kiwi cultivation in the winter. En-route visit Nag Temple and Asia’s third largest Orchidarium at Tipi where you can see over 7500 orchids from a collection of about 300 species, some of them are very rare. On arrival Dirang, check in at hotel. Evening free for leisure.Overnight stay at hotel in Dirang.
Day 06: DIRANG – TAWANG (146kms. / 5hrs Drive)
Early in the morning, leave for Tawang. On the way to Tawang lies the world’s second highest pass – the Sela Pass which runs through a small ridge and along a placid Lake called the Paradise Lake. On the way cross the National Yak Research and Breeding Centre, Natural Hot Water Spring and Jaswantgarh.Jaswantgarh is a memorial to the brave soldier who single handedly tried to hold of the approaching Chines from the pass during the 1962 Indo – Chinese war. The stupa like Tawang war Memorial also salutes the heroes of the war. On arrival at Tawang, check in at your hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Tawang.
Day 07: TAWANG
In the morning go for sightseeing in and around Tawang. Visit the War Memorial, the Handicrafts Centre, 6th Dalai Lama’s Birth Place and finally the three hundred year old Tawang Monastery, the second largest Buddhist Monastery after Lhasa’s Potala. Overnight stay at hotel in Tawang.
Day 08: TAWANG – BHALUKPONG (285 KM. / 07 hrs approx)
After morning breakfast, we will depart for Bhalukpong.
Bhalukpong is on the border of the states of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh
Day 09: BHALUKPONG – GUWAHATI (240kms. / 6hrs.)
In the morning explore Nameri National Park, the home of the near extinct White Winged Wood duck. Besides, the parkabounds in elephants, Leopards, Sāmbhar, Barking Deer, Wild Boar, Gaur, and a variety of birds including four species of Hornbill. In the afternoon proceed to Guwahati the Capital of Assam and with everlasting memories transfer to Guwahati airport/railway station for onward journey.