AH-07 Glimpse of the North East - 4 Nights / 5 Days - 2N Kaziranga, 2N Shillong

Day 01: GUWAHATI - KAZIRANGA NATIONAL PARK (230 KM / 5 HRS)

  • Welcome to Guwahati. Meet and be assisted by our representative at the airport/Railway Station.
  • Transfer to Kaziranga National Park, the home of the “One Horned Rhinoceros”.
  • Check in at your hotel/Lodge/resort.
  • Evening free for leisure.
  • Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 02: KAZIRANGA NATIONAL PARK

  • Early morning explore Western Zone of Kaziranga National Park on back of elephant. Apart from world's endangered One-horned Rhinoceros, the Park sustains half the world's population of genetically pure Wild Water Buffaloes, over 1000 Wild elephants and perhaps the densest population of Royal Bengal Tigers anywhere. Kaziranga is also a bird watcher's paradise and home to some 500 species of birds. The Crested Serpent Eagle, Palla's Fishing Eagle, Greyheaded Fishing Eagle, Swamp Partridge, Bar-headed goose, whistling Teal, Bengal Florican, Storks, Herons and Pelicans are some of the species found here.
  • We will return to the resort for breakfast.
  • Afternoon we have arranged a jeep safari through the Central Zone of the National Park.
  • Evening come back to the hotel.
  • Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 03: KAZIRANGA NATIONAL PARK – SHILLONG (280 KM / 7 HRS)

  • After breakfast proceed for Shillong, also called 'Scotland of the East" (270 kms 7 hrs). While traveling we see the majestic Umiam Lake (Barapani) surrounded by sylvan hills and wrapped in the beauty of an assortment of green Khasi-pines and the azure blue skies.
  • On arrival at Shillong, check in at your hotel.
  • Evening you can visit the local market.
  • Overnight stay in Shillong.

Day 04: SHILLONG - CHERAPUNJEE - SHILLONG

  • Get up early today to enjoy the mesmerizing mornings of Shillong and after breakfast at 07:30 A.M drive to Cherrapunjee (60 kms 1½hrs), which is the wettest place in the world. It is a pleasant drive to see roaring waterfalls leaping into deep gorges, including the famed Nohsngithiang Falls. The beautiful waterfall-Nohkalikai is at Cherrapunjee.
  • You can also explore some of the caves in and around Cherrapunjee.
  • Evening return to Shillong.
  • en-route visit Elephanta falls and Shillong peak for some breathtaking views.
  • Overnight stay in Shillong.

Day 05: SHILLONG – GUWAHATI (100 KM / 3 HRS)

  • After breakfast transfer to Guwahati.
  • Enroute visit Cathedral Church, Ward’s Lake, Lady Hydri Park (If time permits).
  • Arrive at Guwahati airport in time to catch out going flight.

OPTIONAL EXCURSION (EXTRA COST)

SHILLONG - MAWLLYNNONG VILLAGE – SHILLONG

  • After breakfast visit the cleanest village in India. It is situated 90 kms. from Shillong and besides the picturesque village, offers many interesting sights such as the living root bridge and another strange natural phenomenon of a boulder balancing on another rock. It is along the Indo-Bangladesh border. This cute and colorful little village is known for its cleanliness.
  • Evening we will return back to Shillong.
  • Overnight in Shillong.

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DESTINATION

CATEGORY A

CATEGORY  B

CATEGORY C

Shillong

Tripura Castle

 

Majestic

Silk Route

Boulevard

Lake View Inn

Kaziranga

Iora Retreat

Grassland Resort

Jupuri Ghar

Wild Grass

GL’s Kaziranga Resort

Florican / Dhanshree Resort

NOTE: The above mentioned hotels will be confirmed as per the room availability. Otherwise we will confirm similar category hotel.

  • Rooms on twin/triple sharing basis. (Please refer to notes on hotels used below)
  • Daily Breakfast.
  • Exclusive a/c vehicle at disposal for transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary. (1100 Kms blocked from Guwahati to Guwahati). (Please refer to notes on transportation below)
  • 01 Elephant safari & 01 Jeep safari in Kaziranga Jungle.
  • Service of an experienced driver for 12 Hours per day up to maximum 08:00 PM.
  • Luxury Taxes, Parking, Toll taxes, Drivers Allowance etc.
  • Please refer to Important Information about the package below.

  • Air Fare/Train fare.
  • Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity. Mineral/soft/hard drinks.
  • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Camera fees, Guide / tour escort charges & Entrance Fees.
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances, etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).
  • Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
  • Service Tax, Insurance.
  • Anything which is not include in the inclusion.

  • Child Below 5 yrs complimentary
  • Child 5 -12 yrs with or without extra bed rates as per hotel policy.

NOTE: Above are suggested itineraries. The right is reserved to cancel or alter any itineraries as circumstances may require. Neither Assam Holidays or the participating suppliers/ hotels should be held responsible for any unforeseen conditions like road block, strike/riots, illness, accidents, ‘bandhs’ etc.

NOTES ON HOTELS USED IN OUR PACKAGES:

Based on the feedback received from our guests over the last 3 years we provide you with hotels with maximum guest satisfaction and best value for money. There are no 5 star properties in the region and very few with any star ratings at all.

In the Assam and Meghalaya sector our categories are based on:

  • CATEGORY A: 4 star equivalent with average room tariffs of 4500+ per room per night.
  • CATEGORY B: 3 star equivalent with average room tariffs of 3000+ per room per night.
  • CATEGORY C: 1 to 2 star equivalent with average room tariffs of 1500+ per room per night.

Important notes on hotels in Assam & Meghalaya.

All the hotels have different categories of room viz. Standard, Superior, Deluxe, Suite etc.

Our packages include rooms of the base category or the first category of room from below at all given hotels. However the guest can upgrade the rooms by paying the difference in room tariff.

  • For 1 Guest travelling we provide 1 room on single occupancy.
  • For 2 Guests travelling together we provide 1 room on double occupancy.
  • For 3 Guests travelling together we provide 1 room on triple occupancy.
  • For 4 Guests travelling together we provide 2 rooms on double occupancy.
  • For 5 Guests travelling together we provide 1 room on double and 1 on triple occupancy.
  • For 6 Guests travelling together we provide 3 rooms on double occupancy.

NOTES ON TRANSPORTATION USED IN OUR PACKAGES:

Vehicles used in our packages:

Category of Package

1 – 3 Guests

4 – 6 Guests

Category C

A/C Indica

A/C Innova / Scorpio / Xylo

Category B

A/C Indigo / Swift Dzire

A/C Innova / Scorpio / Xylo

Category A

A/C Indigo / Swift Dzire

A/C Innova / Scorpio / Xylo

 

  • Vehicles used are exclusively at the disposal of the guest for the entire tour for 12 Hours every day.
  • There is no change in the vehicle during the entire tour.
  • Our drivers are very well trained with the entire region and would ensure that they take the guest to all the places mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Maximum guests allowed in Innova / Scorpio / Xylo is 6 including children above 4 years. If the no of guest is more than 6 then they will have to take 1 more vehicle at an extra cost.
  • If there are 5 or more guests then they are advised to travel with very minimum baggage In case if the no of  baggage is more than normal then the guest will have to take 1 more vehicle at an extra cost.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE PACKAGE:

  • We allot exclusive tour coordinator for the entire tour. The Guest may contact him / her over phone at any time in case of any emergency, changes in itinerary or any inconvenience which may have happened on account of hotels or transportation.
  • In case the guest requires a tour guide please let us know in advance. The same can be arranged at an extra cost.
  • The package can be extended on Pro-Rata basis.
  • All our packages are inclusive of Breakfast except for places in Arunachal Pradesh. In case the Guest wishes to include other meals in the package then please refer to meals in the cost sheet.
  • There will be no refund for any unutilized services..

For Guests travelling to Kaziranga National Park:

  • Kaziranga National Park has 4 different ranges for safari. They are the Central or the Kohora range, Western or the Bagori range, Eastern or the Agratoli range and the Burapahar or Ghorakati range.
  • We provide 1 Elephant Safari and 1 Jeep Safari in all our packages. However if the guest wishes to explore the other ranges also then the same can be arranged at an extra cost.
  • Timings for Elephant Safari are mornings 5.15 AM to 6.15 AM and 6.15 AM to 7.15 AM. Afternoon 3 PM to 4 PM
  • Timings for Jeep Safari are mornings 7.30 AM to 9.30 AM. Afternoon 2 PM to 4 PM and 3 PM to 5 PM.
 

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