Discover North East

Tour Overview

Shillong (2N)---> Cherrapunjee (1N)---> Kaziranga (2N)---> Nameri (1N)---> Guwahati (2N)

 

 

 

 

CTH promises you a fun filling and refreshing trip. We come with service assurance packages for exclusive assistance. A mandatory sanity check has been conducted over vehicles and hotels. We always anticipate in the best way possible hence we have deployed smart professionals 24x7 for real time resolution if any required.

Day 1 Pick up from Guwahati Airport/Rly Station and transfer to Shillong: -

Namaste!!! You will be greeted by our representative who will receive you from Guwahati Airport/ Station and then proceed towards Shillong which is also known as the ‘Scotland of East’. It takes almost 3 hours to reach.

Shillong, is the capital city of the northeast Indian state of Meghalaya. It is a beautiful hill station, stationed approx. 1525MTR/ 5000FT above sea level. The town is encircled by pine forests and it enjoys light drizzles to moderate showers keeping the climate cool throughout the year.

Enroute we will visit the majestic Barapani (Umiam Lake) wrapped in the beauty of an assortment of green Khasi-Pines and surrounded by sylvan hills and blue skies. It is one of the famous tourist places, the largest man-made lake in Northeast India.Then upon reaching Shillong, check into your hotel and relax. Enjoy your dinner and stay overnight in your hotel at Shillong.

Day 2 Shillong to Cherrapunjee via Elephant falls or Shillong peak (60kms/2-3hrs.One way): -

After an early breakfast check out from hotel and we will proceed to Cherrapunjee. On the way we will visit -

Shillong Peak:  The Shillong peak stands massively 1965 mtr above the sea level. It is one of the highest points in the state which offers a breathtaking bird’s eye view of the city.

Elephant Falls: Named after an Elephant like stone at its foot, the Elephant Falls are amongst the most popular falls in the North East, situated next to Shillong. It is a tourists' paradise with three layers of the falls accessible to the layman from different vantage points. The Britishers named this fall so owing to the presence of an elephant-shaped rock on one side of the fall. However, the stone disintegrated and was washed away due to an earthquake in 1897. Elephant Waterfalls is a superb place for spending some time in the midst of nature while capturing the incredible moments for your keepsake.

Then we will visit the following places in Cherrapunjee before entering your hotel-

Nohkalikai Falls: Nohkalikai Falls is the tallest plunge waterfall in India. Its height is 1115 feet (340 metres). The waterfall is located near Cherrapunji, one of the wettest places on Earth. Nohkalikai Falls are fed by the rainwater collected on the summit of a comparatively small plateau and decrease in power during the dry season in December - February. Below the falls there has formed a plunge pool with unusual green coloured water.

Mawsmai Cave: You can also explore the caves known as Mawsmai, Mawsmai cave is one of the most popular attractions in Cherrapunji. Mawsmai cave boasts of wide & amazing entry with the dark and magical secrecy inside.

Living Root Bridge: The 30 meters long bridge stands 2400 feet high and is the longest known Living Root Bridge, which also means that to reach the bridge one has to make a steep descent of 2400 feet. Holding the proud distinction of being addressed as one of the most picturesque and beautiful places on earth. The Living Root Bridges are made from rubber tree roots also known as Ficus elastica tree.

Cherrapunjee Eco Park: Designed and maintained by the Government of Meghalaya, Eco Park is one of the popular tourist attractions of Cherrapunjee from where the visitors can enjoy lovely view of the ‘Green Canyons’ of Cherrapunji along with the waterfalls that are located nearby. The Eco park also has a crystal-clear water stream in its boundaries visit.

Nohsngithiang Falls (also known as the Seven Sisters Waterfalls or Mawsmai Falls): The seven sisters fall is a kind of waterfall which symbolizes the seven states in northeast namely Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Mizoram and Meghalaya. The fall is separated with seven parts over the cliff of the hills.  The view is spectacular and completely engross one individual with the view. To view the fullness of the waterfall one must travel on the monsoon time as it is the best time to get the flow of it.  The view of the falls amidst the cloud passing by gives an amazing view. The place is a must visit when one is tripping to Meghalaya and to enjoy the vastness of the panoramic stretch.

Then check into your hotel and relax after a tiring day. Enjoy your dinner and overnight stay at Cherrapunji.

 

Day 3 Cherrapunjee to Mawlynnong & Dawki & Back to Shillong: -

After an early breakfast drive to Mawlynnong, Asia’s cleanest village. Visit the Living Root Bridge. Then you will be taken Dawki, a small village where the main attraction is the Umngot River that marks the natural separation between the Khasi and the Jaintia Hills and you can enjoy the boat ride on the crystal-clear water of the river at your own expense. Then you will also take a glance of Indo Bangladesh Border. Evening we will proceed to Shillong. After reaching check into your hotel and relax after a tiring day. Enjoy your dinner and overnight stay at Shillong.

Day 4 Shillong to Kaziranga:-

After an early breakfast, check-out from your Shillong hotel and proceed towards Kaziranga National Park, it will take around 7 hours to reach there. Upon reaching, check-in to your hotel/ resort and relax.

Kaziranga National Park, a World Heritage Site, boasts the highest number of one-horned rhinoceros in the world. The park has one of the highest density of tigers as well but their sightings are very rare because of the presence of tall elephant grass throughout the park that provide excellent camouflage but their presence can be felt everywhere by way of pug marks, kills and territorial markings. The park is home to large breeding populations of elephants, wild water buffalos and swamp deer. The park area is circumscribed by the Brahmaputra River, which forms the northern and eastern boundaries, and the Mora Diphlu, which forms the southern boundary. Other notable rivers within the park are the Diphlu and Mora Dhansiri. Kaziranga has flat expanses of fertile, alluvial soil formed by erosion and silt deposition by the Brahmaputra. The landscape consists of exposed sandbars, riverine flood-formed lakes known as ‘Beels’ and elevated regions known as ‘Chapories’, which provide retreats and shelter for animals during floods. Ganges River dolphins swim in the park’s waters. It’s visited by many rare migratory birds, and grey pelicans roost near Kaziranga village.

Enjoy your afternoon Jungle Safari inside Kaziranga. Spend your evening at leisure within your hotel/ resort premises only. Enjoy your dinner and stay overnight in your hotel/ resort at Kaziranga.

 

Day 5 Kaziranga National Park: -

Wake up at dawn and get ready for a thrilling morning Jungle Safari inside Kaziranga. Afterwards, come back to your hotel / resort for breakfast and relax. Post lunch, enjoy the afternoon as well as your last Jungle Safari inside Kaziranga. Spend your evening at leisure within your hotel / resort premises only. Enjoy your dinner and stay overnight in your hotel / resort at Kaziranga.

Day 6 Kaziranga to Nameri: -

After breakfast start 100 kms. journey to Nameri National Park. By separating into branches river Jia Bhoroli make the Nameri National park, the most scenic of all the national parks of Assam. It is a Tiger Reserve and also a birders paradise with more than 376 species of birds recorded so far. The forest treks are the best way to explore the Nameri National Park as it allows you to get very close to the wildlife. Here one can spot the rare species of White-Winged Wood Ducks and the Great Hornbill. Enjoy the evening beside the camp fire and listening to the jungle. Stay overnight at Nameri.

Day 7 Nameri to Guwahati:-

Early morning at about 5.30 a.m. take a fascinating river rafting on Jia Bhoralli River at your own cost. For the same we will drive from the resort towards the river upstream, from where we will enjoy the downstream rafting on the inflatable raft. Here we will have a chance to see a lot of migratory Geese, Ducks, or other large aquatic birds and even spot the Royal Bengal Tiger and the Elephant on the banks of the river from the boat. After breakfast and with fresh memories drive straight to Guwahati and check into your hotel and stay overnight at Guwahati.

Day 8 Guwahati to Local Sightseeing: -

After breakfast enjoy the local sightseeing of: -

Kamakhya Temple: The temple is dedicated to goddess Kamakhya an incarnation of Sati. It is on Nilachal hill, says the Shiva Purana, that the yoni or creative organ of Sati fell when Vishnu, in a bid to save the world from the Shiva’s tandava nritya or dance of destruction, cut her dead body into 51 pieces with his suddarshan chakra.

Umananda Mandir: Umananda Devaloi is a Shiva temple located at the Peacock Island in the middle of river Brahmaputra just opposite the office of the Deputy Commissioner of Kamrup or the Kachari Ghat in Guwahati. It was built by the Ahom King Gadadhar Singha, who was a devout Shaivaite. 

In the evening take a River Cruise Ride on the river Mighty Brahmaputra with the fantastic sunset scenery, good music and light snacks. The cruise will sail on the mighty Brahmaputra around Guwahati, so all you need to do is sit back, relax, enjoy a drink (at your own expense)- and some nibbles and admire the view. Watch the sun going down over the stunning landscape and then the twinkling of stars in the evening sky. Then return to Guwahati city with plenty of time to enjoy your evening, with this relaxing and unforgettable sunset cruise experience. Rest of the evening will be at leisure. You can do your bit of shopping from Fancy Bazaar, the main shopping area of Guwahati. Then return back to your hotel, enjoy your dinner and stay overnight in your hotel at Guwahati.

 

Day 9 Guwahati Airport / Rly Station Drop, Tour End: -

After morning breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to Guwahati Airport / Rly Station for your onward journey with pleasant memories of the tour and the warmth of our hospitality in your heart.

Trip ends with Happy Memories!!!! 

  • Welcome drink (Non Alcoholic) on Arrival
  • All accommodation in double sharing basis
  • Breakfast Only
  • All Sightseeing & Transfers by Exclusive Vehicle
  • River Sunset Cruise Ticket
  • Air/Train Fare
  • Any Govt Permit
  • Jungle Safari
  • Any entry tickets
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, tips, luggage van, porter-age etc.
  • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All personal expenses, optional tours and Extra meals.
  • Medical and Travel insurance.
  • Video Camera Permits During Sightseeing..
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client directly).
  • Anything not mentioned under ‘Inclusions’
  • GST @ 5%.

Please Note :

Early check in would be subject to availability and at sole discretion of hotel.
All booking vouchers and tickets will be provided 3 days before departure.
In case of natural calamities\ road blockage\train,flight cancellation or schedule change.Itinerary may change prior information to guest and any additional cost arises guest has to pay in cash as per actual on spot payment basis.

Payment policy:
At the time of booking confirmation 40% of the total booking amount is required.
15 to 30 days Prior to departure 30% of the total booking amount is required.
15 days Prior to departure 30% of the total booking amount is required.
If booking made within 31 days prior to departure, 100% amount is expected at the time of booking.

Cancellation Policy: 
If you want to cancel your booking, you must notify us in writing.
No cancellation or changes are allowed after departure.

Cancellations are subject to the following charges:
30 Days or more before departure: 25% of the Total Cost.
30-15 Days Before departure: 50% of the Total Cost.
15-7 Days before departure 75% of the Total Cost.
Less than 7 days before departure: 100% of the Total Cost.