Tour NE 52: 16 days Meghalaya, Tawang, and Kaziranga

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Many of our clients have been asking for compact regional tours for North East India. We have designed four exotic regional tours spanning all the North East States.

Each tour covers 3-4 states as per geographical convenience in less than 3 weeks. A memorable experience is assured.

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Day 01- 06: Shillong and Cherrapunjee ( Meghalaya)

Fly in to Guwahati and drive up the enchanting mountains of Meghalaya to visit the Charming “Raj” hill station of shillong; Look at fascinating bazaars, gardens, lakes and waterfalls. Venture out to the countryside for breathtaking views, nature at its pristine best, green forests, with exotic flora, gurgling mountain streams, thundering waterfalls, deep gorges and caves, and the unique living root bridges.

Experience staying at atmospheric hotels and a traditional Khasi thatch and bamboo house.

Day 07- 14: Tawang, Dirang, and Bomdila

On Day 07 drive 280 kms from Shillong to Tezpur via Guwahati in 6-7 hrs, for overnight transit halt. On Day 08 start on your 7 days trip to Tawang The highway which connects Tezpur to Tawang , encounters three ridges, Of these the most formidable is the Sela Ridge rising up to 4900 Meters, which is crossed by the highway via the Sela pass at 4267 meters, to reach Tawang, 3048 m, on Day 10. The 376 kms fascinating journey will take three days with a sightseeing halt at Dirang.

As you drive on this mind boggling road see the entire range of flora from sub tropical to arctic, marvel at the great views, explore the picture postcard Dirang valley, and the rugged Se la pass; which was once the battle ground between India and China.

At picturesque Tawang, Visit the 7 th century Tawang monastery- the largest Buddhist monastery in India, and the The Urgelling Monastery , which is the birth place of the Sixth Dalai Lama. Explore the Monpa Villages and meet the charming Monpa people. Visit an Ani Gompa – Buddhist Nunery. Take a drive towards the Indo –Tibetan border to visit the over 4000 m high PTSO and Shungetsar lakes, and take in the landscape of the Himalayan uplands.

On the return journey on Day 13, we will drive back 210 kms to Bomdila, visiting the Indo- Chinese War memorial and to do some sightseeing at Bomdila; where we will look at the Rabgyaling Gontse Gompa and the Thupchob Gatseling Gompa. After a night halt, drive 265 kms to Kaziranga NP via Tezpur in 5-6 hrs.

Arriving at Kaziranga NP by evening of Day 14, we will check into a wildlife Resort. The World Heritage Kaziranga National Park is a fabulous mosaic of grasslands, forests, and pools backed by misty hills. The Park has more than 70% of the world’s one-horned rhino population, 70% of the world population of the Eastern Swamp Deer and 75% of the world’s wild Asiatic water buffalo.

It has a significant population of the Asian Elephant. Close encounters with the Great Indian one horned Rhino, wild Indian Elephants, Swamp Deer, Asiatic Water buffalo, and a host of animals are assured. There are plenty of Tigers around – but there is only a 25 percent chance of spotting one. The park is rich in avifauna with more than 450 species of birds, 18 of them are globally threatened species.

The varied terrain provides habitat for wetland, grassland, and woodland species ,The Bengal Florican is the main attraction. You will have one full day to explore the park taking an Elephant safari early morning followed by two jeep safaris. We will conclude the Tour on Day 16, when you drive 240 kms to Guwahati in 4.30 hrs.

Throughout the tour you will be accompanied by a English speaking guide, and travel in your own car. You will experience staying in atmospheric hotels, tribal homes, and a wild life resort.- all have been tried and short listed by us for their atmosphere, hospitality and service. You will get varied cuisine both Indian and Local with Western style breakfasts.

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