2 Nights Shillong
1 Night Nameri or Bhalukpong
1 Night Dirang
2 Nights Tawang
1 Night Bomdila
2 NIghts Guwahati
Enjoy delicious food. Umiam Lake Shillong peak Elephant falls Nohkalikai WaterFalls Seven Sister Waterfalls Eco Park Trip to an interesting plantation. Nameri National Park Bird Watching and enjoy boating. Wonderful experience to visit centre of cultural, commercial and religious activities. Some breathtaking scenery during the trip. Nameri National Park Dirang market Avail cultural program of Bihu/ Jhumur Dance on extra payment by local cultural troops in the evening. Nameri National Park Sela pass Kangto peak Tawang Monastery Kangto peak Mt. Gorichen Gentse Gaden Rabgyel Ling monastery Thubchog Gatsel Ling Monastery Kamakhya Temple Navagraha Temple State Zoo & Botanical garden Umananda Temple Cruise for 2 hours Enjoy Live traditional northeast cultural & folk dance performances and Live Music on the covered sundeck.
All Transfers, Sightseeing & Excursion by A/C Vehicle as specified in the itinerary.
Accommodation on twin sharing basis hotels as per the plan mentioned against each hotel
Return Airport Transfers
Child below 5 yrs will be complimentary.
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Insurance, Guide Services / Boat ride in Chilka lake, Entrance fee at monument.
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Tips, laundry & phone call
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Alcoholic / Non- Alcoholic beverages
After arrival you will 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 enroute visit the majestic placid Umiam Lake surrounded by the sylvan hills wrapped in the beauty of green Khasi-pines and the azure blue skies.
Umiam Lake is also known as Barapani Lake. It is a reservoir located in the hills 15 km North of Shillong in the state of Meghalaya. Umiam Dam, which impounds the lake, was built by the Assam State Electricity Board in the early 1960s. The dam's original purpose was to store water for hydroelectric power generation. It is also a popular destination for water sport and adventure facilities like kayaking, water cycling, scooting and boating.
On arrival at Shillong, check in at your hotel.
Evening you can visit the local market.
Overnight stay at the Shillong
After early breakfast drive to enjoy the mesmerizing mornings of Shillong to Cherapunji one of the wettest places on Earth.
En route visit Shillong peak believed to be the abode of the deity that protects the city. Located at an altitude of 1970 mtrs. Shillong Peak is the highest point of Shillong and offers a breathtaking view of the entire city, the waterfalls, surrounding mountains and the plains across the Bangladesh Border.
Elephant falls locally popular as Ka Kshaid Lai Pateng Khohsiew, which translates to "the three - step waterfall. The name originated in the British era when the Englishmen spotted a giant rock that looked like an elephant near the fall.
Also stop at Nohkalikai Water Falls which is the tallest plunge waterfall in India.
Explore the caves known as Mawsmai. The Mawsmai Caves are naturally formed limestone caves which lit itself enhancing visitors to explore around. Though the caves are long, only a distance of 150 meters is open for visitors. The stalactites and stalagmites caves have innumerable forms, shapes and sizes inside leaving one to imagine as many life forms as possible. This magnificent natural wonder is the handiwork of years of natural abrasion and underground water.
Visit the Seven Sister Waterfalls also known as Nohsngithiang Falls form a seven-segmented waterfall, which plunges over the top of limestone cliffs of the Khasi Hills. It is the Fourth Highest Waterfall in India.
Eco Park created atop in the plateaus of Meghalaya the park hosts many beautiful orchids in the Eco Park’s greenhouse. A beautiful crossover bridge opens up the sweeping views of the green canyons of Shillong and the stretching Silent Plains of Bangladesh.
After return drive to Shillong
Overnight stay at the Shillong
After breakfast transfer to Nameri / Bhalukpong, a town on the Assam – Arunachal Pradesh border. Passing by the beauty of the untouched nature of the serene hills with greenery on both sides of the road. Nameri National Park is a birdwatcher's paradise with over 300 species of different birds. The white winged wood duck, great pied hornbill, wreathed hornbill, rufous necked hornbill, black stork, ibis bill, blue-bearded bee-eaters, babblers, plovers and many other birds have made Nameri National Park their home.
On arrival at Nameri or Bhalukpong . Check In hotel.
Rest of the days is free option Natures walk to the JiaBhoreli (Kameng River) and back.
Overnight at Hotel / Eco camp Nameri or Bhalukpong
Early morning river rafting on Jia Bhorolee river and returning to the hotel.
After breakfast transfer to Dirang. Dirang is a small town on the bank of river Kameng. It is located midway between Tezpur and Tawang. The view of the valley is mesmerising in itself. The bridge over river Kameng has beautiful paddy lands along with the surrounding area.
Enroute visit Nameri National Park on the banks of the river Bharali at an elevation of 190 mtrs with over 7500 orchids. On display are some of the finest species of Orchids with names like the Dainty Lady's Slipper or the more formal sounding Dendrobium. Arunachal has the largest range of orchids in the country.
Also during the drive we come across some of the most beautiful waterfalls and spectacular views of the untouched eastern Himalayas.
Early evening visit Dirang Dzong or locally known as “JONG” – the fort at Dirang built in 1831 in order to represent the authority of the King/ Chief of the Monpa Tribe. It was also the centre of Military and Judicial activities concerning the entire population within its jurisdiction. It is strategically located on a hill top and comprises an array of four storied fortified stone buildings in which the entire village would take refuge at the time of war. It is the only one of its kind in the entire area.
Also visit the regional apple Nursery & Kiwi Farms situated across the valley crossing over through a small bridge.
Then visit the Hot Springs said to possess curative properties. People come here to take bath in the Hot Water.
Dirang market can also be a good place to spend an evening to buy local artefacts.
Overnight stay at Dirang
After breakfast drive to Tawang.
On the way to Tawang lies the world’s second highest pass – the Sela pass (13700ft) snow-covered (full or partial) all through the year. The Sela Pass is the main route to access Tawang town and is located 78 km before reaching Tawang.
Later visit Jaswantgarh a memorial to the brave soldier who alone tried to hold the approaching Chinese from the pass during the 1962 Indo-Chinese war.
Upon arrival at Tawang, check in to the hotel.
Rest of the day is free for leisure.
Overnight at Tawang
After breakfast sightseeing of Tawang. The word ‘Tawang’, meaning “the location selected by horse”.
Tawang Monastery was founded by the Mera Lama Lodre Gyatso in accordance with the wishes of the 5th Dalai Lama, Nagwang Lobsang Gyatso. It belongs to the Gelugpa sect and controls 17 Gompas in the region. The Tawang monastery is Asia’s second largest monastery and India’s largest. The monastery has a three-storied assembly hall and 28 ft high golden statue of Lord Buddha. There is also a big library which has an impressive collection of ancient books and mauscripts. The famous Buddhist gold inscribed scriptures Kangyur and Tangyur are preserved here.
Urgenling Monastery is a major holy site for Tibetan Buddhists as it was the birthplace of His Holiness the Sixth Dalai Lama in succession.
Visit Bum La Pass is a pollution free border pass between Tibet's Cona County and India's Tawang district in Arunachal Pradesh. It is 37 km away from the town of Tawang and 43 km from the town of Cona (Tsona Dzong). The pass currently serves as a trading point between Tawang and Tibet.
Madhuri Lake is originally known as Shonga-tser Lake formed by a flash flood after an earthquake in the year 1950. It holds a very special place in the hearts of Buddhists followers of both India and nearby Tibet who come here every year to pray. The lake was renamed so after the shooting of Bollywood movie Koyla, starring Madhuri Dixit, the beautiful actress.
Pangang Teng Lake is surrounded by blue lapis flowers in summers, and a blanket of snow in the winters. The calm waters, colourful birds on the banks, the snow-covered Himalayas in the backdrop, the tranquil setting, and the moving clouds- all are charmers. The area around the lake is maintained by the Indian Army. The trail leading to the lake is dotted with colourful rhododendron flowers.
Overnight stay at Tawang
After early morning breakfast transfer to Bomdila.
The Bomdila pass offers views of Kangto and Gorichen Peaks, the highest in the state.
Kangto peak is the highest peak in Arunachal Pradesh. Located close to the India-China border the peak is a place of tremendous scenic beauty. The Kameng River is fed by the snowfields and glaciers of this mountain.
Mt. Gorichen is the second highest peak in Arunachal Pradesh and is located in between the Tawang and the West Kameng districts. The peak is located near the China border and is also known as Sa-Nga-Phu which literally means the Kingdom of Deity. This peak is considered to be a sacred peak according to the Monpa tribe protecting them from all evils. The mountain received its first ascent by a team led by a Dutchman Ronald Naar in 1933 who couldn’t get a permit in time so made an illegal ascent.
Visit to the Apple Orchards at Bomdila where systematic plantations fully laden with apples look beautiful and full during the winters.
Gentse Gaden Rabgyel Ling monastery or popularly known as Bombdila monastery was built in 1965 by the twelfth incarnation of the Tsona Gontse Rinpoche. Inside the Gompa, there's a huge prayer hall, which is used by lamas for praying. Apart from its religious significance, the monastery is also known for its natural beauty.
Thubchog Gatsel Ling Monastery was first founded in the year 1960 as the 11th Merag Lama, Thupten Kelden Rinpoche who resided as the head of the Monastery. The monastery has statues of Buddha Shakyamuni, Master Padmasambhava, and Tsong Khapa as the major deities. The monastery was constructed with mud, stone and wood materials without any cement. Even the wall paints of the monastery were obtained from stone.
Evening free to stroll around the local market.
Overnight stay at Bomdila
After morning Breakfast transfer to Guwahati.
If time allows, enjoy Dinner at Brahmaputra Cruise on the beautiful Brahmaputra river. Overnight stay will be Guwahati.
At Evening you are free for shopping.
Overnight stay at the Guwahati
Guwahati is colourful as it is the nerve- centre of cultural, commercial and religious activities, with many charms, tea plantations and glorious temples along with bustling markets. People belonging to different ethnicities, religions and regions have been staying in this place for decades, making it all the more bright and colourful. The city offers a unique natural beauty along with ethnicity and culture.
Kamakhya Temple: 16th-century temple, Kamakhya which means "renowned goddess of desire," and she resides at the presently rebuilt Kamakhya Temple in 1645 C. The temple is primary amongst the 51 Shakti Peethas related to the sect that follows Sati, and remains one of the most important Shakta temples and Hindu pilgrimage site in the world.
Navagraha Temple is found on the top of Chitrasal Hill. Enshrined in this temple are nine Shivalingams, representing the nine Celestial bodies, each covered with a coloured garment symbolic of the nine planets with a Shivaligam in the centre symbolising the Sun. The Navagraha temple was built by Ahom King Rajeswar Singha in the late 18th century. It has been renovated in recent times during the late 1923-45.
State Zoo & Botanical garden: Having been established as one of the better zoos in the country, the Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden or the Guwahati Zoo as it popularly known is a wildlife paradise that spreads over an extensive area of 430 acres. Some of the popular animals which you can see in Guwahati Zoo are Royal Bengal tiger, white tiger, white rhino, Black Panther, Asiatic lion, deer, Sāmbhar deer etc
Umananda Temple is dedicated to Hindu God, Shiva and located in Peacock Island, surrounded by River Brahmaputra. The temple was commissioned by King Gadadhar Singh in 1694 AD and even today the carvings and sculptures don’t fail to lure. In 1897, some part of the temple was damaged due to earthquake, however it was later reconstructed by a local merchant.
Evening return back to the hotel.
Overnight stay at the Guwahati
After breakfast transfer to Guwahati Airport / Guwahati Railway Station
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