ABODE OF CLOUD AND RHINO JOURNEY

ABODE OF CLOUD AND RHINO JOURNEY

Destination : Guwahati

Category: Wildlife Holiday Packages

Duration : 05 Nights / 06 Days

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DAY 01

GUWAHATI – SHILLONG

Arrive at Guwahati LBG airport. Receive and proceed to Shillong (110kms/03hrs). Enroute visit Umium Lake – the largest manmade lake in Northeast India.

O/N at Shillong.

 

 

 

DAY 02

SHILLONG – CHERRAPUNJEE – SHILLONG

Today’s attraction: Enroute to Cherrapunjee (56kms/2.30 hrs) visit Elephant Falls and Shillong Peak - to enjoy a bird’s eye view of Shillong city.

At Cherrapunjee: Mawsmai Cave, Mawsmai Falls, Seven Sisters Falls, Nohkalikai Falls, Thankarang Park, Koh Ramhah and Khrem Falls.

O/N at Shillong.

 

DAY 03

SHILLONG – JOWAI – SHILLONG

Jowai (64kms/02hrs) the administrative headquarters of the Jaintia Hills. Its main attraction is the Monoliths at Nartiang, once the summer capital of Jaintia King, the Kiang Nongbah Monument – a hollow tower like structure erected by the Jaintia’s in honour of U Kiang Nongbah, a martyr who lost is life fighting against the British, Durga Temple – a small temple which is about 500 years old which still celebrates Durga Puja every year.

O/N at Shillong.

 

DAY 04

SHILLONG – KAZIRANGA

Kaziranga National Park (290kms/07hrs) – a World Heritage Site and Tiger Reserve, covering an area of 430 Sqkms. It is the home to more than 80% of world’s Rhino population.

O/N at Kaziranga.

 

DAY 05

KAZIRANGA

Early morning Elephant ride (5.30-6.30 a.m. / 6.30-7.30 a.m.) in the Central range. Back to resort for breakfast followed by an exclusive jeep safari (7.30 a.m. onwards) in the central range.

After lunch enjoy another jeep safari in the Western range (2.30 p.m. onwards) of the park - ideal for grassland and big game like One Horned Rhinoceros and Water Buffaloes. Back to the resort before it gets dark.

O/N at Kaziranga.

 

DAY 06

KAZIRANGA – GUWAHATI AIRPORT/ RAILWAY STATION

Morning drive to Guwahati airport / Rly station (230kms/04hrs) for onward destination.

 

 

Welcome to Assam, Northeast India, situated on the Brahmaputra Valley with State administrative and commercial hub Guwahati, is a city of temples and a Gateway to the natural and unique cultural land of Northeastern India.

Pass through the panoramic view of Umium Lake to reach Shillong, the then capital of the British ruled Assam becomes the capital of Meghalaya only after 1972. Situated at an altitude of 1,496 meters AMSL, the city still provides the feeling of being influenced by the British in their lifestyle.

When visit Meghalaya try not to miss Cherrapunjee, a small town located on the southern edge of Khasi Hills, a dissected plateau at an altitude of about 4823 feet (1484 m) above mean sea level. It is known as the rainiest rain – belt in the world. The lovely town is also famous for its limestone caves and orange honey. However, in 1985 Mawsynram surpasses the title of Cherrapunjee as the wettest place on Earth by recording an annual rainfall of 11,872 mm (above 39 feet).

The destination that drags the name Assam in the world Tourist map is Kaziranga national Park. A UNESCO World Heritage site and a Tiger Reserve the park is World famous of the one Horned Rhinoceros along with the other game animals like Buffalo, Asiatic Elephant, Tiger and Sambar.

 HIGHLIGHTS

  • Umium Lake – the largest manmade lake of Northeast India
  • Cherrapunjee – the wettest place on Earth
  • The largest concentration of Monoliths in one place at Nartiang, Jowai

Elephant ride and Jeep Safari at Kaziranga National Park, the land of Rhinos

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ABODE OF CLOUD AND RHINO JOURNEY