Guwahati's myths and history go back several thousands of years. Although the exact date of the city's beginning is unknown, references in the epics, Puranas, and other traditional histories of India, lead many to assume that it is one of the ancient cities of Asia. Epigraphic sources place the capitals of many ancient kingdoms in Guwahati. It was the capital of the kings Narakasura and Bhagadatta according to the Mahabharata.Located within Guwahati is the ancient Shakti temple of Goddess Kamakhya in Nilachal hill Made by Ahoms (an important seat of Tantric and Vajrayana Buddhism), the ancient and unique astrological temple Navagraha in Chitrachal Hill, and archaeological remains in Basistha and other archaeological locations of mythological importance.
What is included in the tour
- Rooms on twin/triple sharing basis. (Please refer to notes on hotels used below)
- Daily Breakfast.
- Exclusive a/c vehicle at disposal for transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary. (1300 Kms blocked from Guwahati to Guwahati). (Please refer to notes on transportation below)
- 01 Elephant safari & 01 Jeep safari in Kaziranga Jungle.
- Service of an experienced driver for 12 Hours per day up to maximum 08:00 PM.
- Luxury Taxes, Parking, Toll taxes, Drivers Allowance etc.
- Please refer to Important Information about the package below.
What is NOT included in the tour
- Air Fare/Train fare.
- Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity. Mineral/soft/hard drinks.
- Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
- Camera fees, Guide / tour escort charges & Entrance Fees.
- Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances, etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).
- Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
- Service Tax, Insurance.
- Anything which is not include in the inclusion.
Day 01 Arrival at Guwahati Railway Station (GHY) / Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (GAU) & transfer to Hotel / Resort –
On arrival you will be received by our representative - He will assist you to board vehicle for hotel - Its approximately 25 kilometers, 45 minutes drive – Guwahati - It is a major city in eastern India and is the gateway to the north east Guwahati is one of the fastest growing city of the world and is 5th fastest growing among Indian cities - One of the most beautiful cities with the picturesque Brahmaputra, river islands, beaches, beach – island, thick tropical green cover, lakes, hills and beautiful and lively native population - In the evening take a cruise on Mighty Brahmaputra River (Optional) - Over night stay at Guwahati
Day 02 - Kamakhya Visit & Transfer to Kaziraga National Park –
Early morning breakfast and drive to Kamakhya - 10 kilometers – Kamakhya Temple, a major Hindu pilgrimage site - During the festival of Ambubashi more than a million devotees throng this holy place – Next drive on to famous Kaziranga National park - 220 kilometers in 4 ½ hours drive – Lunch on the way or at hotel – Kaziranga National Park, the home of the One Horned Rhinoceros - In the evening visit nearby Tea Estate - Check into a Jungle resort on arrival - Evening free for leisure - Night Halt at Resort / Hotel / Tourist Lodge at Kaziranga
Day 03 - Forest activities at Kaziranga National Park -
Start the day at 4:45 AM - One hour Elephant Safari - Return to resort / hotel from Breakfast - After breakfast, enjoy Jeep Safari - Return to hotel for Lunch - Return for lunch and proceed to Western Range of Kaziranga National Park on jeep safari - Morning breakfast – Drive at 8:30 AM for Camp at Nameri National Park - Check in at Camp - Rest of the Day and Evening free for leisure - Night Halt at Kaziranga
Day 04 - Sightseeing to Kokachang Falls & ruins of Numaligarh –
Early morning breakfast - Visit too Kakochang waterfall is 13 kilometers from Bokakhat or / and the ruins of the ancient Numaligarh - Scattered on the hill top are ruins of an ancient temple with statues lying shattered and greenery sprouting from the heads of others - The climb to the top of the hill is exhausting but the view from the top spanning across Numaligarh Tea Estate and nearby Karbi Anglong hills and forests is simply divine - The tea gardens of Hathkhuli, Methoni, Difalu, Behora Borchapori are also other local attractions - In the evening tribal or Bihu dance (subject to availability) by log fire along with dinner - Overnight at Resort or camp at Kaziranga
Day 05 - Transfer to Shillong –
Early morning breakfast - Drive to Shillong - 280 kilometers 06 hours - Shillong – This capital of Meghalaya is the centre of the Shillong plateau and is surrounded by hills, three of which are Lum Sohpetbneng, Lum Diengiei and Lum Shillong - There are many interesting places for outing from Shillong, Cherrapunjee with caves and falls, Umiam, Mawsynram, Jakrem and Sacred Forest are some of the favorite site - Lunch on route at Borapani Umiam Lake - An imposing placid lake with its surrounding sylvan hills - Check in at hotel - In the afternoon one is free to visit the local market – Overnight stay at hotel in Shillong
Day 06 - Cherrapunjee Excursion - Early morning breakfast –
Next drive to Cherrapunjee 60 kilometers 1 ½ hour, the wettest place in the world - The beautiful waterfall – Noh – ka - likai is at Cherrapunjee you can also explore some of the caves in and around Cherrapunjee - Cherrapunji is good for trekking - Popular trekking route to Double Decker Living Root bridge in Nongriat village - Krem Mawmluh Cave - Nohkalikai Waterfalls - Dainthlen Waterfalls - Krem Phyllut Cave are few of the places of interest - Return to Shillong, on the route visit Elephanta falls and Shillong peak for some breathtaking views - Stay overnight at your hotel in Shillong
Day 07 - Departure Transfer to Guwahati Railway Station (GHY)/ Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (GAU) –
Early morning breakfast - Next transfer from Shillong to Guwahati - Drive to Guwahati next forwarding journey to Guwahati Railway Station (GHY) / Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (GAU) - 100 kilometers, 2 ½ hours – Proceed to Guwahati Railway Station (GHY)/ Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (GAU) – For onward journey ..
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