Best Of The Best North East India

3N Shillong , 2N Kaziranga , 1N Bomdila , 2N Tawang , 1N Dirang , 1N Bhalukpong and 1N Guwahati

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What's Included

Car Details
Road transport from Guwahati - Indica
Hotel Details
Hotel options available in the package
Destination Nights Hotel and Room Meals
Shillong 3 night(s)
Yalana Hotel
Standard Room
Room only
Kaziranga 2 night(s)
Kaziranga Florican Lodge
Standard Room
Room only
Bomdila 1 night(s)
Bomdila - Tourist Lodge
Standard Room
Room only
Tawang 2 night(s)
Dolma Khangsar Guest House
Standard Room
Room only
Dirang 1 night(s)
Hotel Pemaling
Standard Room
Room only
Bhalukpong 1 night(s)
Prashanti cottage
Standard Room
Room only
Guwahati 1 night(s)
Arya Inn
Standard Room
Room only
Sightseeing and Transfers
Other inclusions available in the package
Shillong
  • North East Inner Line Permit
  • Meet and Greet on arrival by The Cat Holidays representative
  • Exclusive AC vehicle throughout the tour as per itinerary & sightseeing. (Vehicle rules and regulations of the area / location will apply).
  • Local Vehicle charges as per Tawang local vehicle syndicate rules
  • Parking and Toll taxes
  • All Permit Fees and Hotel Taxes
  • Service of a registered Guide cum Driver

Day Wise Itinerary

Shillong has long been a favoured popular tourist destination given its natural beauty and pleasant weather and there are many places of interest here. Here is a list of popular tourist attractions in Shillong.

Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1

Day 1: Arrival At Guwahati And Transfer To Shillong

Meet and greet upon arrival by The Cat Holidays representative and then transfer to Shillong. The Gleneagles of the East lies in the centre of a plateau surrounded by Khasi hills. En-route visit Umiam Lake Barapani Park. Evening have a glimpse of famous poilce Bazar from the hotel at your own. Overnight in Shillong.

Things to see and do

Umiam Lake

Umiam Lake is also known as Barapani or Big Water and is a scenic place tucked away amidst the hills of Meghalaya, around 15 Km from Shillong. The origin of Umiam Lake in 1965...

Umiam Lake, Umroi, Ri Bhoi District, Meghalaya
Phone: NA

Day 2

Day 2: Shillong Sightseeing

  • After Breakfast, full day sightseeing of Shillong. The gorgeous city offers amazing tourist spots. Visit Don Bosco Museum of Indigenous Culture, Ward’s Lake is popular for short garden walks and boating. Botanical Garden offers plethora of indigenous and exotic plants and rare collection of orchids. Butterfly Museum is a storehouse of finest and rarest species of butterflies and moths.
  • Lady Hydari Park is a Japanese style landscaped park endowed with stretches of roses and exquisite flowers. The Mini Zoo adjacent to the park has about 73 birds, 140 reptiles and mammals. Golf Course - One of the largest Golf courses in Asia is an 18 hole Golf Course is charted amidst a surging valley full of thick pine groves and rhododendron trees. Spend the evening in the splendid arena. State Museum is a display of the lifestyle and heritage of the people of Meghalaya. Elephant Falls is a mountain stream gorging down two successive falls set in dells of fern covered rocks. Shillong Peak displays a mesmerizing view of the scenic country side. Archery Stakes is a unique spot of Shillong. A gambling sport which is held every day (except Sundays) at 4.00 PM. Later come back to hotel. Overnight in Shillong.

Things to see and do

Don Bosco Museum of Indigenous North East Culture

Don Bosco Museum of Indigenous Cultures at DBCIC Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures is Asia's largest Museum of Indigenous Cultures of its kind. In it the visitor can ...

Mawlai, Phudmuri, Shillong, Meghalaya, 793008, Mawlai Mawdatbaki, Shil...
Phone: 0364 255 0261

$ 1 Average Cost

Wards Lake

A beautiful manmade lake named after Sir William Ward, the then, Chief Commissioner of Assam. A beautiful little lake with short garden walks and boating facilities - this is ...

East Khasi Hills District, Shillong, India
Phone: Not Available

Butterfly Museum

A museum which houses varieties of butterflies, from different parts of the region, this privately owned museum is a treat for those who are visiting Shillong for the first ...

Butterfly Museum, East Khasi Hills District, Shillong, Meghalaya, 7930...
Phone: 91-364-2222731

$ 0 Average Cost

Lady Hydari Park

Lady Hydari Park is one of the most famous places to visit in Shillong. With sprawling a green lawn, well-manicured garden and varieties of flora dotting the park, you will ...

Lady Hydari Park, East Khasi Hills District, Shillong, Meghalaya, 7930...
Phone: +91-364-2223334

Elephant Falls

Elephant Falls. It is in Upper Shillong area which also houses the Eastern Air Command of Indian Airforce. The scenic fall is not continuous and more of collection of smaller ...

Upper Shillong, Shillong, Meghalaya 793009
Phone: 0364 222 4471

Day 3

Day 3: Cherrapunjee Sightseeing

  • After Breakfast, excursion to Cherrapunjee. Cherrapunjee is framed as the wettest place on Earth is 60 kms from Shillong. The journey from Shillong to Cherrapunjee offers a pleasant drive as one can witness numerous waterfalls and gorges. Longer stay gives opportunity to the visitor to explore limestone caves and waterfalls, the amazing living root bridges and galore of water and adventure activities. While the must visit places are the gorgeous Seven Sisters falls and the Mawsmai cave is in your tour plan. Also visit the Ramakrishna School and Museum. The Eco Park has been created in the plateaus by the Meghalaya government. At this Eco Park, tourists can see beautiful orchids growing in abundance in green house, which are given by Shillong Agri-Horticultural Society.
  • Visit Nohsngithiang Falls the fourth highest waterfall in India. Then visit Nohkalikai Waterfalls, the fourth highest waterfall in the world. Then visit Mawkdok Dympep Valley View which is one of the most prominent attractions of the place. Then visit Dainthlen Waterfalls
  • You can visit Thangkharang Park if you have one more day in hand and make your overnight stay in Cherrapunje (Optional).
  • Later come back to Shillong Hotel. Overnight in Shillong.

Things to see and do

Mawjymbuin Cave

Mawjymbuin Caves are located at a distance of 56 km from Shillong. These are natural caves with many natural formations inside as well. This cave is made of calcareous ...

Mawsynram Village, Shillong, India
Phone: NA

Living Root Bridge

Meghalaya's double-decker and single-decker root bridges are unique in the world and are a sight to behold. The bridges are tangles of massive thick roots, which have been ...

Living Root Bridge, meghalaya , Shillong
Phone: Not Available

Seven Sisters Falls

seven sisters falls or the Nohsngithiang Falls Known for being one of the tallest waterfalls in Norway, which consists of seven different streams, one of them falling from a...

East Khasi Hills District, Cherrapunjee, India

Mawsmai Cave

At the village crossing, one passes grasslands surrounded by forests, ending in a clearing. From this clearing, a concrete pathway through the jungle leads up to the main ...

East Khasi Hills District, Cherrapunjee, India

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...

East Khasi Hills District, Cherrapunjee, India

Day 4

Day 4: Shillong To Kaziranga National Park

After Breakfast, check out from the hotel to go to Kaziranga National Park, the home of "One Horned Rhinoceros". Check in at your hotel. Evening free for leisure or explore the local market. Overnight stay in Kaziranga. Optional: Bihu Dance could be organized on request.

Travel from Shillong to Kaziranga

Taxi

5hrs 48min

Day 5

Day 5: Kaziranga National Park

Early morning explore any one zone of Kaziranga National Park on back of Elephant i.e. Elephant Safari (Optional: Unless it is mentioned in the inclusion). At 5.30AM start for both central range ‘Kohora’ and western range ‘Bagori’. At 6:30 AM return to the hotel or resort for breakfast. After Breakfast take little rest. Afternoon around 01.45 PM you have Jeep Safari in Central range. Return back to resort or hotel. Overnight in Kaziranga. Optional: Bihu Dance could be organized on request in the evening. Note: The Park is open during the winter months of the dry season from the beginning of November to the end of April.
Day 6

Day 6: Kaziranga To Bomdila

  • After Breakfast, transfer from Kaziranga to Bomdila. En-route visit
  • Tipi Orchid Sanctuary and Research Centre. It is the Botanical paradise. About 300 species of orchids can be seen in the flora – glass house. Some of them are rare and endangered species. By the side of the glass house there is an orchid museum too. Then visit Bomdila Monastery, The monastery has been built under the guidance of Dalai Lama. It is a residence of more than 200 Buddhist monks. Also visit Craft centre, where very fine wooden carpets of colourful designs and Masks are produced. Bomdila also offers a Bird's eye view of Kangto and Gorichen peaks (highest peaks in the state) amidst the Himalayan landscape and snow clad ranges. Overnight at Kaziranga.

Travel from Kaziranga to Bomdila

Taxi

5hrs 37min

Day 7

Day 7: Bomdila To Tawang

After breakfast transfer to Tawang. While going to Tawang you will be visiting Jaswant Garh, The war memorial which is located 14 kms from Sella Pass on the way to Tawang. Then visit Sella Pass, The entry point into the Tawang Valley. Overnight in Tawang.

Things to see and do

Jaswant Garh

Jaswant Garh. An Indian Army War Memorial, commemorating the bravery of hundreds of soldiers who successively fought in the 1962 war against the Chinese. Jaswant Singh Rawat, ...

Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
Phone: Not Available

Travel from Bomdila to Tawang

Day 8

Day 8: Tawang Sightseeing

  • After Breakfast, full day Sightseeing in Tawang. Visit Tawang Monastery (Vihar). Tawang Monastery is about 400 years old and is the second largest Buddhist monastery in India. It also holds the distinction of being the birthplace of the 6th Dalai Lama. The monastery is the house of more than 700 monks. The ancient library inside the courtyard has an excellent collection of thangkas.
  • Then visit Urgelling Monastery. It is the birthplace of the 6th Dalai Lama who is the only Indian to have risen to such a high position in Gelupka Sect of Buddhism so far. Inside the monastery there are several Stupas (Vihar) and people from all walks of life visit this place during Buddhist New Year to get the blessing for the coming year. Then visit The Craft Centre. It sells beautiful masks, hand woven carpets, jewellery in silver, coral and amber, ‘chubas’ the local dress and delightful affordable mementos. Visit Tawang War Memorial which is dedicated to the martyrs of the 1962 Sino-Indian war. Overnight in Tawang.

Things to see and do

Tawang Monastery

Tawang Monastery which is an important seat of Mahayana Buddhism is located here. This world famous monastery of the Gelukpa was founded during the 17th century by Mera Lama ...

Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
Phone: 03794 222 243

Urgyelling Monastery

Another attraction of Tawang is the Urgyelling Monastery which is considered sacred as it is the birth place of Thangyang Gyatso, the sixth Dalai Lama. Bramadung Chung, ...

Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
Phone: Not Available

Tawang War Memorial

The Tawang War Memorial, a pride of Tawang, is a 40-foot high memorial dedicated to the martyrs of the 1962 Sino-Indian war. This memorial, locally referred to as the 'Namgyal...

Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh

Day 9

Day 9: Tawang To Dirang

After Breakfast transfer from Tawang to Dirang. En-route visit Jung Falls. The Jung Falls, which is fed by alpine lakes and snow streams tumbles in multiple steep steps into the river below from an appreciable height. Everything around the waterfall is dense green adding to the beauty of the waterfall. Dirang is an ideal hill resort in West Kameng district with beautiful Apple Nursery, Kiwi Farm, Yak Research Centre, Buddhist Gompa, Hot Water Spring and ancient Dirang Jong (Fort). It is the base camp for trekking to Gorichen peak and other bird watching trails. Overnight at Dirang.

Things to see and do

Nuranang Falls

Nuranang Falls (also known as Bong Bong Falls), some 100 metres high, is located in the Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh, India. It is one of the most spectacular ...

Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
Phone: Not Available

The Apple Orchards

Bomdila is famous for apple orchards. They are spread across large areas of the land. Laden with apples, the huge trees in the orchards are great attractions to tourists. ...

West Kameng District, Bomdila, India , Dirang

Yak Breeding Farms

The yak Breeding Farm was established in the year 2005 from the grants received from Govt. of India under one time grants "Conservation of Threatened Breeds" CSS scheme. This ...

Chandar, Diramg, West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh , Dirang

Travel from Tawang to Dirang

Day 10

Day 10: Dirang To Bhalukpong

After Breakfast transfer from Dirang to Bhalukpong. It is situated on the Assam-Arunachal border. Bhalukpong is another picturesque spot for angling and leisurely picnics. Overnight at Bhalukpong.

Travel from Dirang to Bhalukpong

Taxi

1hrs 50min

Day 11

Day 11: Bhalukpong To Guwahati

After Breakfast transfer from Bhalukpong to Guwahati. After arrival sightseeing in Guwahati. Pay your obeisance at the numerous Temples - Maa Kamakhya, Sukreshwar, Umananda, Navagraha, Bashistha Ashram, Tirupathi Balaji and many more. ‘The Light of the East' lies adjacent to the shores of the turbulent Brahmaputra. Visit the Second world war Cemetery, State Museum, State Zoo and Srimanta Sankardeva Kalakshetra (A museum of Assam diverse culture) beside the temples. Optional: Bihu Dance could be organized on request. Overnight in Guwahati.

Things to see and do

Kamakhya Temple

Kamakhya Temple, The Kamakhya Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the mother goddess Kamakhya, one of the oldest of the 51 Shakti Pithas, situated on the Nilachal Hill in ...

Kamakhya Mandir Road, Guwahati, Assam 781010
Phone: 0361 273 4624

Sukreswar Temple

The Sukreswar temple, located at Sukreswar, is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is famous for housing the sixth Jyotirlinga of India. According to one of the ...

Sukreswar Or Itakhuli Hill, Guwahati, Assam
Phone: Not Available

Umananda Temple

Uma Nanda Temple, The Umananda temple, located on the Peacock Island, is one of the important temples of Guwahati. Situated in the middle of River Brahmaputra, this temple is ...

Peacock Island, Guwahati, Assam, 781001, India
Phone: +91-361-2547102

Navagraha Temple

The Navagraha Temple of the nine planets is situated atop a hill named Chitrasaala in east Guwahati. Housed in a red beehive shaped dome, this is an ancient seat of astrology ...

Uzan Bazaar, Guwahati, Assam
Phone: Not Available

Balaji Temple

Tirupati Balaji is a magnificent temple at Lokhra, near Guwahati. It is dedicated to Lord Venkateswara, and is a holy place for the pilgrims from the north-east. The sanctums ...

Betkuchi, P.O.Garchuk, Guwahati - 781035, Assam
Phone: 0361-472466 / 472465

Travel from Bhalukpong to Guwahati

Taxi

3hrs 9min

Train

4hrs 5min

Day 12

Day 12: Guwahati Departure

After Breakfast, return back to Guwahati Airport or Railway station for your departure. Your tour ends here with pleasant memories.

Hotels Included

Yalana Hotel (3 star)

Main Road, Laitumkhrah,, Shillong

Kaziranga Florican Lodge

Kaziranga National Park, Kohora, Golaghat (Assam), Kaziranga

Bomdila - Tourist Lodge

West Kameng,, Bomdila

Dolma Khangsar Guest House

Gompa Road, Tawang 790104, India, Tawang

Hotel Pemaling

Hotel Pemaling, near Petrol Pump, Narangchilo, P.O. & P.S -790 101,, Dirang

Prashanti cottage

Bhalokpong, Dist. Sonitpur, Bhalukpong, India, Bhalukpong

Arya Inn

G.S. Road, Ulubari, Near Bishnuram Madhi Flyover, Guwahati

Terms

  • The package once booked is refundable and cancellable.
  • Flight cancellation will be as per airline cancellation policy.
  • Hotel cancellation will be Free before 15 days of check-in.
  • Cancellations or changes made 48 hours before arrival are subject to 1 night room charge and tax penalty.
  • Price shown includes all taxes and fees.

Additional Information

  • Check-in at hotel starts from 14:00 hrs.
  • Check-out time is until 12:00 hrs.
  • Early check-in or late check-out is subject to availability and may be chargeable by the hotel.
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  • You will receive all travel vouchers required for your flights and accommodation shortly afterwards.