Assam – Meghalaya – Arunachal Tour
Duration : 12 Nights / 13 Days |
Hotel Stay : 1N Guwahati, 1N Dirang, 3N Tawang, 1N Dirang, 2N Kaziranga, 3N Shillong, 1N Guwahati
❄ Detailed Day Wise Itinerary
Day : 1 Guwahati
Meet and greet on arrival at Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport - Guwahati airport and transfer to hotel. Check into the hotel. Later visit Kamakhaya Temple. O/n Guwahati.
Day : 2 Guwahati – Dirang
After breakfast proceed for Dirang (8-9 hrs approx.). Reach Dirang and check into the hotel. O/n Dirang.
Day : 3 Dirang – Tawang
After breakfast leave for Tawang (160 kms/8 hrs approx). Enroute visit Sella Pass and Sella Lake situated at an altitude of 13,476 ft. Also visit Jaswant Ghar. Reach Tawang and check into the hotel. Later visit for cultural show of Tawang at extra cost. O/n Tawang.
Day : 4 Tawang
After Breakfast proceed for China Border, Bumla pass & Madhuri Lake (complimentary) with the permission of DC of Tawang on the spot – visit is subject to permission. Also visit PTSo Lake. O/n Tawang.
P.N. The vehicle available is local Sumo/ Tata Max. (6-8 persons in a Vehicle)
Day : 5 Tawang
Today visit Tawang Monastery - The Famous Gaden Namgyal Lhatse, popularly known as Tawang Monastery was founded by Merak Lama Lodre Gyatso in the year 1680-81. The monastery stands on the spur of a hill, about 10,000 feet above sea level and has ravines in the south and west, narrow ridge on the north and gradual slope on the east. It offers a commanding and picturesque view of the Tawang-chu valley. From a distance it appears like a fort as if guarding the votaries in the wide valley below. Tawang monastery is the largest of its kind in the country and is one of the largest monasteries in Asia. This monastery is the fountain-head of the spiritual life of the people of this region.
Also visit Urgelling Monastery - the birth place of Sixth Dalai Lama. Later visit Tawang War Memorial and evening at leisure. O/n Tawang.
Day : 6 Tawang – Dirang (ARUNACHAL PRADESH)
After breakfast drive to Dirang (160 kms/8 hrs approx). Enroute visit Jung Falls & Dirang Monastery. Reach Dirang and Check into the hotel. O/n Dirang.
Day : 7 Dirang – Kaziranga (ARUNACHAL PRADESH – ASSAM)
After breakfast proceed to Kaziranga National Park (250 kms/8 hrs approx). Check into hotel. O/n Kaziranga.
Day : 8 Kaziranga National Park (ASSAM)
Today enjoy Kaziranga National Park on a Jeep OR Elephant ride (complimentary). Post lunch visit Orchid Garden. Evening free to explore local surroundings. O/n Kaziranga.
Day : 9 Kaziranga – Shillong (ASSAM – MEGHALAYA)
After breakfast proceed to Shillong (325 kms/7 hrs approx). En route enjoy outer view of Umiam Lake. Check into the hotel. Evening explore famous Police Bazaar by walk. O/n Shillong.
Day : 10 Shillong – Tamabila (Bangladesh Border) – Dawki River – Mawllynnong – Living Root Bridge – Shillong
After breakfast excursion to Mwallynnong (100 kms/3 hrs approx). Back to Shillong by evening. O/n Shillong.
Mawllynnong village , situated 90 kms ahead of Shillong on the Shillong-Dawki Road, 30 kms from Pynursla. Dubbed the cleanest village in India by Discover India Magazine, the primary Village School till class V boasts of its no dropout record and the village of 90% literacy. Paved walkways and beautiful flowerbed all along mark the village, a living root bridge, hilly rivulets, acacia plantation and an excellent view of the faraway plains of Bangladesh all contribute to the ambience of this village. Farming of betel nut & bay leaves, Broomsticks and pepper along with bee rearing are the primary economic activity of this Village and with the village headman himself taking the responsibility of making visitors comfortable, a day in this village gives an insight into the life of the Khasis, the influence of the Church and its metamorphosis
Day : 11 Shillong – Cherrapunjee – Shillong (MEGHALAYA)
After breakfast proceed for Cherrapunjee (60 kms/2 hrs approx one way). En route visit famous Elephant Falls. At Cherrapunjee visit – Arwah Caves, Mawsmai Caves, Seven Sisters Falls, Eco Park and Nohkalikai Falls. Back to Shillong by evening. O/n Shillong.
Note: Most of the waterfalls are dry during winter season.
Day : 12 Shillong – Guwahati
After breakfast proceed to Guwahati (130 km/4 hrs approx.) En route visit Don Bosco Museum in Shillong. Later visit Umananda Temple “is a Shiva temple located at the Peacock Island in the middle of river Brahmaputra”. O/n Guwahati.
Day : 13 Final Departure
Today morning drop at Guwahati airport/railway station for your final departure. The tour ends here with the sweet memories of Hazel Tours.
❄ HOTEL ACCOMMODATION
||Hotel Taktsang / Hotel Tayatha
||Hotel Orchid Annex
❄ COST INCLUSIVE OF
✦ Accommodation in hotels on twin sharing basis in Non AC rooms
✦ All ground journey by Luxurious Scorpio/Xylo/Innova/Tempo Traveler on Sharing basis (AC Will not work in Hills)
✦ Exclusive luxurious vehicle for transfers & sightseeing. The vehicle will not be at disposal, it will be available to the guest as per itinerary only (point to point basis)
✦ All meals – Breakfast, lunch and dinner
✦ Entry fees for Don Bosco Museum once in Shillong
✦ Complimentary Jeep Safari OR Elephant Safari in Kaziranga National Park once
✦ Inner line permits
❄ COST DOES NOT INCLUDE
✦ Indian Govt. GST extra as applicable at the time of payment
✦ Entry fees, charges for guide, rafting, camera, movie camera, snow activities, water activities, boating, ferry charges, vehicle charges where co’s vehicle not available
✦ Any kind of personal expenses, Extra food & drinks ordered, Porters, Tips, Insurance, Phone calls, laundry, shopping, etc.
✦ Travel insurance. Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation and land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure
✦ Medical & emergency evacuation charges
✦ Air/ Train fares
❄ POINTS TO BE NOTED
✦ All Special requests like:
- Early Check-in/ late Check-out
- Rooms with views
- Rooms on same floor/ Adjacent Rooms/ Inter-connecting Rooms
All above is subject to Hotels Rules & Regulations and as per availability at the time of Check-in. It cannot be guaranteed prior at the time of Booking.
✦ In one room only one Extra bed will be provided. Extra bed Person will be given roll over bed/mattress in every Hotel.
✦ We shall try to provide rooms in hotel on ground floor as per availability only at the time of check in. But it cannot be guaranteed prior at the time of booking.
✦ Room allotment is done only by the hotel authorities, so it may come on basement/ground floor/first or any floor. Hazel Tour shall not be held responsible for the same.
✦ Mentioned hotels will be confirmed as per room availability at the time of payment, otherwise we will confirm similar category hotel
✦ The tour itinerary finalized at the time of advance payment will be final & changes in the itinerary are only subject to condition.
✦ All tourists need to carry valid photo-address Identity proof with 3-4 photocopies of the same (Aadhar Card, Driving License, Voter Card, Passport) and keep along with you during full tour for security purpose. For small children please carry Birth certificate/ School photo Identity proof.
✦ Please submit below mentioned documents once the tour is booked at Hazel Tour – Khar Office. 6 Passport size colour photos (names to be written on back side), 6 Photocopies (Self attested/attested by Gazette officer) of Passport/ Voter Id/ Aadhar Card for Inner Line Permit and Bumla Pass. You have to carry the Original Id Proof (the one whose copy you have submitted) on tour. For small children please carry Birth certificate/ School photo Identity proof.
✦ The tour destinations mentioned above comes into remote sectors. The hotels here are of very simple and only with basic amenities
✦ In Arunachal Pradesh, Road conditions are very bad
✦ To visit Arunachal Pradesh, Indian national requires Inner Line Permits. Permits are issued in Guwahati which takes 2-3 working days
✦ The tourism infrastructure in North East is not very developed and one should not expect or compare it with the standards of plains & other developed destinations there is always scarcity of water and power in the region and so you would come across situation like water (hot) being supplied on time basis – morning & evening
✦ The program is subject to change without any prior notice