Shillong is the capital of Meghalaya, it is a majestic hill station full of hidden adventure. This city is a fusion of urban and rural that makes it worth visiting. Shillong is a place to various waterfalls, and a dense woodland area covers the marvelous city. Shillong has musical waterfalls, crystal lakes glaring bright blue skies, picturesque mountain landscapes, and deep forests that make the city beautiful. And the entire way from Guwahati to Shillong is covered by hills, jungles, and waterfalls. It’s the journey that would leave you spellbound rather than a destination. The best way to get the closure of the city is to travel it on foot. Walk throughout the city, exploring a variety of cuisines, and culture, interacting with the locals and experiencing them all could be lifetime memories for you. Shillong is also known as “Scotland of India” and got this name by Britishers.
Cherrapunjee is only 60 km away from Shillong, which is known as the wettest place on earth. Cherrapunji, also known as Sohra or Churra, means ‘the land of oranges’. This wonderful tableland lies around 600 meters above the valleys, which are elegantly covered with lush and various vegetation. One of the biggest attractions of Meghalaya is trekking to the Living Root Bridge.
Bhalukpong is small paradise nestled in the hills of the Himalayas in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. Bhalukpong is famous for its breath-taking scenic beauty and peaceful ambiance. Besides providing a soul-soothing scenery, adventurous outdoor activities like hiking, trekking, fishing, angling, camping and river rafting are there. Kameng river is one of the main attractions of Bhalukpong. It flows through the town and tourists can spend time relaxing next to the river and feel the fresh air and calmness around.
Dirang is little heaven on the earth. Diran is little heaven on the earth. There are beautiful tall mountains, fresh flowing rivers, traditional houses, and clean fresh air. Exploring this place on foot is most exciting because tourists can come across ancient houses, bridges laced with Himalayan flags, wildlife and prayer wheels. There’s a surprise around every corner.
Covered by towering snow-capped peaks from all sides, Tawang is a hill station, lies at a height of around 3048 m above sea level, in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. The word Tawang is made up of two words – ‘Ta’ meaning horse and ‘Wang’ meaning chosen. The town got its name from the Tawang Monastery. A fusion of India and China, Tawang is blessed with a peaceful atmosphere, scenic landscape, and diverse ethnicity. The famous attractions of Tawang are Tawang Monastery, Urgelling Monastery, Ani Gompa and Sangetsar Lake.
Sometimes the best holidays are those far away from the usual tourist destinations. Bomdila is a quiet and peaceful city filled with an aura of Buddhist monastic beauty. Bomdila is a small town, visitors can take a walk to explore the city. Monasteries, ethnographic museum, and emporium are a major tourist attraction. It is the best place to visit if you are a mountain lover and want to be amidst snow-covered hills and travelers might not miss visiting pubs and clubs.
Kaziranga is a globally popular forest reserve and a UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site. It is a place for nature lovers and the curious wildlife bloggers to experience the diversity of breathing organisms. The main attraction here is the Great One-horned Rhinoceros, and house for the variety of flora, and fauna. Migratory birds visit here, and gray pelicans roost near Kaziranga village. This place also houses a large population of other wild animals, reptiles, endangered species, and birds.
Guwahati is the capital of the state of Assam, is one of the most important cities in northeastern India. The name ‘Guwahati’ is formed from two Assamese words ‘guwa’ and ‘haat’. ‘Guwa’ means areca nut and ‘Haat’ means market place. Guwahati is house to old temples, which have interesting stories and ancient history behind them. Hills of Guwahati hold the 10th-century temple dedicated to the goddess Kamakhya and Navgraha, the temple of the nine planets which is an ancient seat of astronomy. Also, amazing nightlife to get along with the modern era and commercialization.
Transfer from Guwahati airport/railway station to Shillong en route visit Umium Lake. Shillong became the first capital of the State of Meghalaya. Located in undulating pine-covered hills, the city has a milder climate than tropical India. The city center is 1496m above sea level and currently has a population of around 270,000. Home to several waterfalls, it is also known as the Scotland of the East. The British legacy is still visible in the architecture and food habits of the population. Overnight at Shillong.
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Cherrapunjee. Cherrapunji in Meghalaya is one of the wettest places on the planet and the only place in India to receive rain throughout the year. The town of Cherrapunji is nestled in the East Khasi Hills about 50 km southwest of the state’s capital, Shillong. Cherrapunji, also known as Sohra or Churra, means ‘the land of oranges’. The cliffs of Cherrapunji also offer stunning views of the plains of Bangladesh. Visit Seven Sister Falls, Nahkhalikai Falls, Mwasmai Cave, Koh Ram Hoh, eco-park. Return back to Shillong en route visit Shillong peak and Elephanta Falls. Overnight at Shillong.
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Bhalukpung. IT is a small town located along the southern reaches of the Himalayas in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh in India. Fish angling and river rafting are the principal tourist activities in Bhalukpung. Tourist attractions in Bhalukpung include the Pakhui Game Sanctuary and Tipi Orchidarium, which hosts over 2600 cultivated orchids from 80 different species. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast visit to the Tipi Orchidarium in Bhalukpung and continue drive to Dirang. It is an almost picture-perfect Tibetan – Monpa stone village marred only by the main road. Above the picturesque stone houses rises a steep rocky hill topped with Old Dirangs Gompa and several walls. Overnight at Dirang.
After breakfast drive to Tawang. Enroute witness the snowcapped Sella Pass at 14000 ft and the Jaswant Garh War Memorial. (Legend has it that Jaswant (Mahavir Chakra Awardee (Posthumous) of 4th Batallion Garhwal Rifles), fought a lone battle against the invading Chinese during the 1962 war. His spirit is still believed to protect the place). Tawang is situated at an altitude of 3500m. The natural beauty and solitude of Gudpi and Chong-Chugmi ranges, Tawang Chu River and Tawang Valley are mesmerizing. The inhabitants of the districts are all of Monpa tribes except Shyo village which is dominated by people of Tibetan Origin. Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Proceed for sightseeing of 400 years (17th century) old Tawang Monastery which is the second largest monastery in the world after Potala Palace in Tibet. The building is about 113 feet long and 80 feet wide and houses valuable antiquities, books, and manuscripts-handwritten and printed. Later visit Tawang War Memorial, a 40-foot high multi-hued memorial, has a structure constructed in stupa design. Dedicated to the martyrs of Sino-Indo War held in 1962, this memorial is nestled among beautiful peaks, which overlooks the Tawang-Chu valley. Rest of the day free to stroll around the streets of the town. Overnight in Tawang.
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Bomdila. Bomdila is the headquarters of West Kameng district located at the height of 8500 ft above the sea level. It has a lot of attractions for the tourists with its cool climate, Apple orchards, artistic people, snow-capped Himalayan peaks and Buddhist Gompas. The Buddhist monastery of Bomdila is the repository of culture. Explore the town in the afternoon. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast drive from Bomdila to Kaziranga. Kaziranga National park is a world heritage site famous for the Great Indian One Horned Rhinoceros. The landscape of Kaziranga is of sheer forest, tall elephant grass, rugged reeds, marshes, and shallow pools. Kaziranga also has a good number of Tigers and is home to a large breeding population of Elephants, Wild Water Buffalo, and Swamp Deer. Overnight at the hotel.
Early morning elephant ride at the park & return to the hotel for breakfast. Later Jeep Safari in the Central range of the park. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast drive from Kaziranga to Guwahati. The gateway to the northeast and the largest and most cosmopolitan city in the region, Guwahati serves as the starting block for most Northeast itineraries. It’s a somewhat featureless city – a prosaic heap of glass and concrete for the most part – but there are a scattering of interesting temples to explore. Walk its back alleys and old quarters, however, and you will be able to salvage a generous amount of local flavor that lingers amid its suburban sprawl of ponds, palm trees, small single-story traditional houses and old colonial-era mansions. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast visit Kamakhya temple – The temple is dedicated to goddess Kamakhya an incarnation of Sati. It is on Nilachal hill, says the Shiva Purana, that the yoni or creative organ of Sati fell when Vishnu, in a bid to save the world from the Shiva’s tandava nrittya or dance of destruction, cut her dead body into 51 pieces with his Sudarshan chakra. Also visit Navagraha temple, Umananda temple, Balaji Temple, state Zoo. Overnight in Guwahati.
After breakfast transfer to the airport/railway station in time for onward connection. End of Services.
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