Tea Trail of North East
7 NIGHTS /8 DAYS
Day 01 :Bhubaneswar - Guwahati – Shillong
On arrival transfer to Shillong(100 km, 3hrs drive) also called the 'Scotland of the East'. Check into your Hotel. Evening stroll around Police Bazar, Shillong's prime location. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 02:One Day Trip To Cherrapunjee
After breakfast drive 56 km to Cherrapunjee, reportedly the world's wettest place with 7380 mm of rain per year, which is set amidst deep gorges and roaring waterfalls. On the way a network of limestone caves remain unexplored and are said to lead into Bangladesh. There are small waterfalls down every slope, as also the world's fourth tallest, the impressive Nohkailikai Falls. From Mawsami Falls, the landscape gives it the charismatic beauty that it is known for. The first British outpost in this part of the country was established here and it also has the oldest Presbyterian Church in the North-East. It is famous for its orange orchards and orange honey. Visit Thangkharang park from where one can have panaromic view of Bangladesh. An interesting spot on the way is at Maniphalung, a barren and windy plateau covered with monoliths. On the way back to Shillong, stop at Shillong Peak which offers a panoramic view of Shillong and the neighbouring hills. Visit Burra Bazar and Archery Fields at Shillong (closed on Sundays). Overnight in Shillong.
Early morning drive onto famous Kaziranga National park(325 kms 6 hrs drive). Afternoon explore Kaziranga National Park on Jeep Ride. Overnight at Kaziranga National Park.
Day 04: Kaziranga: Elephant Safari, Rhino
Early morning explore central area of Kaziranga National park on an elephant safari. Ride an Elephant through the park chasing a unicorn rhino along with a wide range of rare species. After lunch again take jeep safari to the central area of the park. Rest of the day at leisure to explore nature. Overnight at tourist Lodge.
Day 05: Kaziranga- Jorhat: Tea-capital
After breakfast, check out of the hotel and reach at Jorhat(90 kms), the tea-capital of Assam. On arrival at Jorhat, you will be accommodated in the Thengal Mansion, a historic ancestral house of a Tea Planter amidst an Asssamese village, 15 kms from Jorhat. The 72-year old Thangal Mansion is to answer the queries on Assamese culture and tradition. After lunch and rest, take a walk in a nearby village to see the simplicity of their lives.
Day 06: Jorhat-Sibasagar-Jorhat
Explore Remains of the Ahom Kingdom: After an early breakfast drive to Sibsagar to visit remains of Ahom Kingdom who ruled Assam for 500 years before giving in to British. Visit to Tai Ahom Museum and the Maidams (Mummy like structures) of Ahom kings Burial grounds at Charaideo. Return to Jorhat for Overnight stay.
Day 07: Jorhat –Guwahati
After breakfast, check out of the hotel and reach at Guwahati(207 kms 4hrs drive). Post Lunch take a half day sightseeing of Guwahati covering Kamakhya Temple, Tirupati Balaji Temple, Kalashetra, Raj Bhawan, Local markets, sunset cruise in the Brahmaputra. Evening visit Kalakshetra, a huge mdern complex has been established with the purpose of preservation and promotion of the rich socio-cultural heritage of Assam. It is open for visitors on all days except on Monday. Overnight at Hotel at Guwahati.
Day 08: Guwahati - Bhubaneswar
After breakfast check-out hotel & transferred to the domestic airport of Guwahati to board the flight back to your home with sweet memories, a bundle of souvenirs and an address book full of friends.
Tour Includes :
- • Return Airfare Bhubaneswar- Guwahati- Bhubaneswar
- • 02 Nights accommodation in Shillong
- • 02 Nights accommodation in Kaziranga
- • 02 Nights accommodation in Jorhat
- • 01 Night accommodation in Guwahati
- • All transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary by Luxury vehicle
- • Breakfast & Dinner in Hotel
- • Jeep Safari in Kaziranga National Park
Extra Charges Apply :
- • Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours / Extra Meals Ordered
- • Tips, Laundry, Room service, Phone Calls
- • Guide fee, camera fee, Soft or Hard drinks, Starters.
- • Medical & Travel insurance