Duration : 19 Days and 18 Nights.
Region : Shillong-Cherapunjee-Kaziranga-Majuli
You will be received at Guwahati and later transferred to Shillong. Have Lunch enroute at Borapani Umiam Lake, a majestic placid lake with its surrounding sylvan hills. Overnight stay at the hotel in Shillong.
After an early morning breakfast drive down to Krem Mawmluh Cave. This cave is located half a km west of Cherrapunjee adjacent to the small hamlet of Mawmluh. The cave has five river passage with impressive proportions. The cave has a length of over seven Kms. Explore the cave under the guidance of Best caving experts of South Asia. Also visit the Nohkalikai Waterfalls, the fourth tallest waterfall in Cherrapunjee and Living root Bridges. Overnight stay in Cherrapunjee.
An early wake up call and breakfast in the morning and ready to walk to the Double Decker Livng Root Bridge. An engineering marvel of indigenous Khasi Tribesmen. Who weaved the routes of the ereca tree to make bridges across streams. Return to Chera Tourist Resort after a picnic lunch at the bridge. Evening at leisure to experience the breathtaking views of the Khasi hills and the plains of Bangladesh. Overnight at Cherapunjee.
After breakfast drive to Shillong, the 'Scotland of the East". En-route encounter Elephanta falls and Shillong peak for some breathtaking views. Overnight at Shillong.
Sightseeing at Shillong, admire the beauty of Shillong also called Scotland of the East. It is erstwhile capital of undivided Assam; present North-East and home to the Khasi Highland tribes. Overnight at Shillong
After a leissurely breakfast drive onto famous Kaziranga National park. Overnight at Kaziranga National Park.
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.
After breakfast drive to Kohima. On arrival lunch at Kohima and proceed to Touphema Village Resort run by Angami Naga village community. Overnight at Touphema Tourist village.
After breakfast check out of the village resort and drive to Kohima. After lunch visit the World War II Cemetery, nestled in the heart of Kohima town, where one of the fiercest battles was fought. On a huge stone in in-laid bronze the following famous words remind one of the undoubting courage displayed by the war heroes in order to preserve the freedom of the future generation. "When you go home Tell them of us and say For your Tomorrow We gave our today". Also visit The State Museum, located at Bayani hill kohima, it gives you a peep into the various aspects of Naga Culture. It displays dioramas of the lifestyle of the Naga tribes. Artifacts, handlooms, handicrafts, Tools and Implements, Gems and Jewellery, Coins and Ancient weaponry will give you an idea of the rich culture and heritage of the native people. Proceed to Kepfiizha (Kigwema village) and check into Dimori Cove. Overnight stay at Dimori Cove.
Morning drive to Dziikou valley via Jakhama village. The drive will end at a point from where one has to trek up to the Dzukou valley, which takes 4 hrs. Dzukou valley is at a height of 2438 mts is on the southwest side of Japfu ranges. It is at a distance of 25 kms from Kohima and can be approached from different routes via Jakhoma, Viswema on NH 39. This valley is a place of Solace and Tranquility and provides the right atmosphere for all eco adventures, nature lovers, trekkers. Bamboo brush, a tough dwarf bamboo predominates the vegetation and it gives an appearance of a fully mown lawn from afar. The serpentine streams and rivulets flows leisurely through the valley freeze during winter. Rhododendrons adorn the hills, rocks during spring. Summer brings its own variety of flowers to the valley, during this season, the valley looks a veritable "Garden of Eden". For all lovers of adventure and trekking, Dziikou beckons with the refrain, which seems to say - "All you seekers of Adventure, And lovers of tough treks, Come and be my guest- And drink deep of my beauty." Overnight in the rest house/rock caves or tents.
Morning Explore Dziikou valley. The call of Dziikou is irresistible for trekkers. This is the best trekking spot in the NE Region. Post Lunch return to Dimori Cove. Overnight stay at Dimori Cove.
Morning check out of Dimori Cove and drive to Khonoma Angami Tribal village and the home village of father of Naga Nationalist movement Angami Phizo. This village is located on top of a hillock has a pastoral beauty of its own. This was where the Last part of the Anglo Naga War was fought. Return to Kohima for overnight stay.
Early in the morning, we will drive to Jorhat, 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.
Early in the morning we will depart for Sibasagar, the ancient capital of ahom kingdom (1699 - 1788). Taking a brief rest after lunch, visit Ranghar the Capital and military station of Ahom Kings, then we visit the Tolatol Ghar a seven storied building - Four above and Three Below the ground. The other significant archaeological remains in Sibasagar are Shiva Doul, Vishnu Doul and the Tombs of Ahom Kings and Queens in Charaideo Hillock. Return to Jorhat for overnight stay.
Early morning drive to Majuli the biggest River Island in the world and seat of Baishnavite monasteries. You will cross mighty Brahmaputra on a ferry to reach this historic Island. Overnight stay at the Govt. circuit house at Majuli.
Majuli, the biggest river island, laps Kamalabari Satra and Auniati Satra, centers of Vaishnavite culture. Early morning visit to these satras and admire the close proximity of nature that thrills. Arrive back at Circuit house and in the evening enjoy the cultural display by the artists.
Early morning drive to Guwahati. On arrival check in to your hotel. In the evening set out on a River cruise to watch the sun go down the Brahmaputra River and see yourself why the river is locally called 'Luit'- colour of blood. Overnight at your hotel.
Today you will visit Sualchuci, the Manchester of Assam. Which produces some of the finest qualities of 'Adi' and 'Muga' silks hand-woven and presented in colourful dresses. There are lots if you want to buy as souvenir. Also visit Hajo an all religion pilgrimage centre. Arrive back at your hotel by afternoon. Rest of day at leisure.
Day free till the time of departure from Guwahati airport/railway station.