Guwahati is a fast growing metropolitan city that is by far the most important city in the state of Assam. Today it is known as the largest commercial, educational and industrial center of the entire northeastern region in India. The fabled land of tea plantations and nature tourism has many other gems up its sleeve to lure visitors. The gateway to seven sisters (seven states of northeast India) is indeed a land that hides a few mysteries under its veil.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrive Guwahati And Transfer To Shillong
Arrive guwahati airport your gateway to the beautiful north east. Our local office representative will meet and greet you at airport and tansfer to shillong. Enroute visit Umiam Lake - more popularly known as Barapani, this is the biggest artificial lake in the state. Surrounded by sylvan hills and wrapped in the beauty of an assortment of green khasi-pines and the azure blue skies is the majestic Umiam Lake. Developed upon the reservoir of the Umium hydro electric project, the water sports complex provides a choice of row-boats, paddle-boats, cruise boats, sailing boats, water scooters and speed boats. If time permits, one can enjoy water sports activities here (optional cost). Later arrive shillong, Scotland of the east and check into the hotel. Overnight stay at shillong.
Located on the National Highway 44, near Shillong, the Umiam lake is one of the most beautiful and picturesque artificial lakes. Built as a reservoir for a hydroelectrical ...
Umiam Lake, Meghalaya, India
Day 2: Sightseeing Of Shillong
Morning after breakfast, local sightseeing tour of shillong. Visit the golf course of shillong, which is third oldest golf courses in India. Wards lake is among most popular tourist locations of the hill station. It is an artificial lake that is enveloped within a widespread garden. Also known as Polok Lake, the water body is located in the middle of the city. Along with the wards lake is a botanical garden that houses an extensive range of exotic plants and flowers. Don Bosco Museum - a unique venture of the Salesians of Don Dosco in North East India to develop expert facilities for the preservation and promotion of numerous beautiful and diverse indigenous cultures of the region. The archery gambling - is a sort of lottery, with the local archers shooting at a target. People all over Meghalaya place bet on the last 2 digits of the number of arrows sticking to the target. It is really a fascinating mixture of sport, culture and gambling you must experience gambling here. Evening visit local markets in Shillong (bara bazaar and police bazaar) for the best shopping experience. Overnight stay at Shillong.
A popular local sport is Archery where teams compete to hit a cylindrical straw target mounted on a bamboo pole. Archery is also a popular form of gambling where the bets are ...
Day 3: Shillong To Kaziranga
Morning after breakfast you shall be transferred to kaziranga. Its declared as a world heritage site by UNESCOin 1985 for its unique natural environment Kaziranga National Park is situated in the Golaghat and Nagaon districts of Assam. It is one of the last areas in eastern India undisturbed by a human presence. It is inhabited by the world's largest population of one-horned rhinoceroses, as well as many mammals, including tigers, elephants, panthers and bears, and thousands of birds. Later on arrival in Kaziranga, check into the hotel. Enjoy a thrilling jeep safari in the park with our expert naturalist. Evening free or one can explore the crafts centre and Assamese village on own. Overnight stay at Kaziranga.
Early morning go for Elephant ride at 5 am. This is one of the most enjoyed safari to explore the wide varieties of wildlife in the Kaziranga National Park. The vast area covered by the elephant grass can be best viewed when you are on an elephant's back. The elephant ride is best enjoyed in the early hours of dawn. The main attraction of it is one horned rhinoceros with wild buffalo, elephant, tiger a variety of deer, bear, python, and prehistoric looking monitor lizard. Evening free at leisure. Overnight stay at Kaziranga.
Kaziranga National Park lies on Brahmaputra river valley and received flood water every year. Here we can find 4 main types of vegetation: alluvial inundated grasslands, ...
Kaziranga National Park , Assam , India
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Day 5: Kaziranga To Guwahati
Morning post breakfast, drive to Guwahati - the commercial capital city of the north-eastern state of Assam. Fixed between the picturesque hills of the eastern flanks of the himalayan mountain range, Guwahati is a vital tourist base point, besides being an attraction in its own. On arrival check into the hotel. Later in the evening enjoy river cruise over the river Brahmaputra (optional cost). The longest river in India, the Brahmaputra, runs through the spectacular scenery of Assam and is an ideal introduction to river cruising in India. Overnight stay at Guwahati.
There are many private ferry services that will takes you on a short cruise around the Brahmaputra. The first one to start with the trend was the 'Jalpari' river cruise, there...
Maa Padma Commercial Complex 289, A. T. Road, Bharalumukh Guwahati, As...
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Travel from Kaziranga to Guwahati
Day 6: Guwahati Local Sightseeing
Morning after breakfast, check-out and sightseeing tour of Kamakhya Temple. Situated atop the Nilachal hill in Guwahati, this temple is one of the 108 shakti peethas of the country. Rising to a modest height of 562 feet above the mighty river Brahmaputra, the hill on which the temple stands commands a magnificent view of the entire city. Navagraha temple - dedicated to the nine planets in the solar system this temple was built by the ruler Rajeswar Singh in late 18th century AD. State zoo - spread over an area of 130 hectares, Assam state zoo is the only zoo in India where a natural forest still exists. It is one of the major zoos of the country and boasts of a unique diversity of animal habitat. The botanical garden located within the same vicinity is called Guwahati’s green retreat. Evening visit the the Srimanta Sankardeva Kalakshetra - the reflection of the life and culture of the people of North East India’s seven sister states. It is a grand exposition of its diverse ethnic groups and sub-groups who have created the cultural mosaic, the essence of North East India in general and Assam in particular, in respect of its beauty and splendor. The main attraction in the Kalakshetra is the central museum which preserves some traditional articles or artifacts of Assamese culture. Overnight stay at Guwahati.