|Duration : 18 Nights / 19 Days|
|Destinations : Gauhati - Shillong - Kaziranga - Kohima - Touphema - Kipfiizha - Dziikuo valley - Kohima - Khonoma - Kohima - Jorhat - Sibasagar - Jorhat - Majuli - Gauhati|
Best time - September to April.
Day 01 : Arrival at Guwahati
On arrival Guwahati and transfer to hotel and check into hotel. Overnight stay at Guwahati.
Day 02 : Guwahati - Shillong
After breakfast drive to Shillong (100 kms 3 hrs). Have Lunch enroute at Borapani Umiam Lake, a majestic placid lake with its surrounding sylvan hills. Check in at your hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 : Shillong - Cherrapunjee
After an Early morning breakfast drive down to Krem Mawmluh Cave
. This cave is located half a km west of Cherrapunjee adjacent to the small hamlet of Mawmluh. The cave has five river passage with impressive proportions. The cave has a length of over seven Kms. Overnight stay in Cherrapunjee.
Day 04 : Cherrapunjee
An early breakfast in the morning and ready to walk to the Double Decker Livng Root Bridge.. An engineering marvel of Indegenous Khasi Tribesmen. Return to Chera Tourist Resort after a picnic lunch at the bridge. Overnight at Cherapunjee.
Day 05 : Cherrapunjee - Sillong
After breakfast drive to Shillong, the 'Scotland of the East". En-route encounter Elephanta falls and Shillong peak for some breathtaking views. Overnight at Shillong.
Day 06 : Shillong - Kaziranga (280 kms 5 hrs drive)
After a leisurely breakfast drive onto famous Kaziranga National park. Overnight at Kaziranga National Park.
Day 07 : Kaziranga
Early morning explore central area of Kaziranga National park on an elephant safari. Ride an Elephant through the park chasing a unicorn rhino along with a wide range of rare species. After lunch again take jeep safari to the central area of the park. Rest of the day at leisure to explore nature. Overnight at tourist Lodge.
Day 08 : Kaziranga - Kohima
Drive to Kohima after breakfast (225 kms 4hrs drive). On arrival lunch at Kohima and proceed to Touphema Village Resort (41 kms from Kohima) run by Angami Naga village community. Overnight at Touphema Tourist village.
Day 09 : Touphema - Kohima - Kepfiizha
After breakfast check out of the village resort & drive to Kohima.
If you will visit during December then you attend Hornbill Festival (December 1st to 5th). It is a festival where Naga tribes come together and celebrate. All Naga warriors use the hornbill feather as a headgear, which is how this occasion was being named hornbill festival. This five days festival has Cultural Events, Traditional Dances & Folk Songs, display of Handloom & Handicrafts, Ethnic Naga food Stalls, Exhibition of flowers, Arts & Crafts etc.
Also visit The State Museum, located at Bayani hill kohima, it gives you a peep into the various aspects of Naga Culture. It displays dioramas of the lifestyle of the Naga tribes. Artifacts, handlooms, & Handicrafts, Tools & Implements, Gems & Jewelry, Coins & Ancient weaponry will give you an idea of the rich Culture and Heritage of the native people. Proceed to Kepfiizha (Kigwema village) and check into Dimori Cove Guest. Overnight stay at Dimori Cove.
Day 10 : Kipfiizha - Dziikuo valley
Morning drive to Dziikou valley via Jakhama village. The drive will end at a point from where one has to trek up to the Dzukou valley, which takes 4hrs. Dzukou valley is at a height of 2438 mts is on the southwest side of Japfu ranges. It is at a distance of 25 kms from Kohima and can be approached from different routes via Jakhoma, Viswema on NH 39. Overnight in the rest house/rock caves or tents.
Day 11 : Dziikou Valley Kipfiizha
Morning Explore Dzikou valley. The call of Dziikou is irresistible for trekkers. This is the best trekking spot in the NE Region. Post Lunch return to Dimori Cove and proceed to Hornbill Festival. Overnight stay at Dimori Cove.
Day 12 : Kipfiizha - Kohima-Khonoma
Morning check out of Dimori Cove & drive to Khonoma (20 kms) Angami Tribal village and the home village of father of Naga Nationalist movement Angami Phizo. This village located on top of a hillock has a pastoral beauty of its own. This was where the Last part of the Anglo Naga War was fought. Return to Kohima for overnight stay.
Day 13 : Kohima- Jorhat
Tea Capital of the world, the Thengal Mansion, Assamese village. Early in the morning, drive to Jorhat (200 Kms 4 hrs), the tea-capital of Assam. On arrival at Jorhat. Overnight stay.
Day 14 : Jorhat
Early in the morning excursion of Sibasagar, the ancient capital of ahom kingdom (1699-1788). Overnight stay.
Day 15 : Jorhat-Majuli
Early morning drive to Majuli the biggest River Island in the world and seat of Baishnavite monasteries. You will cross-mighty Brahmaputra on a ferry to reach this historic Island. Overnight stay at the Govt. circuit house at Majuli.
Day 16 : Majuli
Majuli, the biggest river island, laps Kamalabari Satra and Auniati Satra, centers of Vaishnavite culture. Early morning visit to these satras and admire the close proximity of nature that thrills. Arrive back at Circuit house and in the evening enjoy the cultural display by the artists.
Day 17 : Majuli / Guwahati
Early morning drive to Guwahati (340 kms 6hrs). On arrival check in to your hotel. In the evening set out on a River cruise to watch the sun go down the Brahmaputra River and see yourself why the river is locally called 'Luit'- colour of blood. Overnight at hotel.
Day 18 : Guwahati
Today you will visit Sualchuci, the Manchester of Assam. Which produces some of the finest qualities of 'Adi' and 'Muga' silks hand-woven and presented in colourful dresses. There are lots if you want to buy as souvenir. Also visit Hajo an all religion pilgrimage centre. Arrive back at your hotel by afternoon. Rest of day at leisure.
Day19 : Depart from Guwahati
On time assistance and transfer to Guwahati Airport to board flight fro onward destinations.