Guwahati – Kaziranga – Shillong (06 Nights/ 07 Days)
Day 01: ARRIVE GUWAHATI – KAZIRANGA (220 KM)
Arrive Guwahati airport/ railway station. From Airport we will drive to Kaziranga. The drive from Guwahati will take a minimum 05 hrs. Upon arrival at Kaziranga, we will check into the wildlife resort.
Evening guided tour through the forest near your accommodation. You can also visit the tea garden and rubber plantation. Later return to the resort for overnight stay.
Day 02: KAZIRANGA
Early morning jeep ride to the Elephant riding point. Here we will be moving through the tall grass while the morning mists slowly lift is an experience that one won’t forget easily. The widlife safari is best means for viewing wildlife as the animals are least afraid of themselves hence making it possible to observe them from the very close.
Return to the resort for breakfast. After breakfast we will go on our first Jeep safari to the national park for wildlife viewing in the central zone. Later return to the resort for lunch. Post lunch we will go on our second jeep safari of the day, this time we will visit the Western zone of the national park. One can also spent some time at the Donga view point, situated in western zone. Overnight stay at resort.
Day 03: KAZIRANGA- GUWAHATI – SHILLONG
Enjoy jeep safari to the national park in the morning and later after breakfast drive to Shillong via Guwahati. En-route we will have a short halt at Barapani Umiam Lake, a majestic placid lake with its surrounding sylvan hills. Upon arrival, check into the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 04: SHILLONG ex CHERRAPUNJEE
After an early breakfast leave for Cherrapunjee, barely 65 kms from Shillong. It is the wettest destination in the world and on your drive to Cherrapunjee; you will come across roaring waterfalls diving into unfathomable gorges. Upon arrival, check into a hotel. Fresh n-up and then visit the famous Nohsngithiang Falls, Nohkalikai fall, Mawsmai Cave. Return to hotel by evening for overnight stay.
Cherrapunjee, officially known as Sohra, is 56 kms from Shillong, and a must see destination for all tourists. It was the headquarters of the Khasi & Jaintia province during the British rule before shifting to Shillong in 1864. This was due to the inconvenience caused by excessive rain during the monsoon months.
Day 05: CHERRAPUNJEE TO THE CLEANEST MAWLLYNNONG VILLAGE – SHILLONG
Early morning we will visit the cleanest village in India that is nearly 28 kms from Cherrapunjee. Just close to the scenic village, there are interesting sights like the living roots bridge and a beautiful sight boulder balancing on another rock.
In the afternoon we will return back to Shillong and en-route we will visit the Elephanta falls and Shillong Peak for enjoying some breath taking views. Upon arrival at Shillong, we will transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 06: SHILLONG – GUWAHATI
Post breakfast, we will go on local tour of Shillong. We will visit the Ward Lake and Hydari Park. Later, drive to Guwahati. Upon arrival, check into a hotel. In the evening enjoy sunset boat cruise on Brahmaputra. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 07: GUWAHATI – DEPARTURE
After breakfast transfer to the airport to board the flight for onward journey.