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Route: Guwahati-Shillong- Cherrapunji-Kaziranga- Guwahati (05 NTS/06 DYS)

DAY 1: Arrive Guwahati

Arrive Guwahati and transfer to your hotel.

Afternoon/Evening visit to the Kamakhya Temple, on Nilachal hill, 08 kms west of Guwahati city, is one of the most venerated shaktipeeths in India. 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 suddarshan chakra. The garbhagriha deep inside the temple, marks the sacred spot and is kept covered with red silken cloth. O/n hotel.


DAY 2:  GUWAHATI – SHILLONG (About 110 kms / 02-03 hrs) After breakfast drive to Shillong. Arrive Shillong and transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit to the St. Catholic Cathedral, Golf Course & followed by a visit to the Mall road. Overnight stay at the hotel.

DAY 3:  SHILLONG – CHERRAPUNJI (about 60 kms/1-2 hrs.)

After breakfast go for a day excursion to Cherrapunji with enroute visit of Shillong Peak and Elephant Falls. Later proceed to Cherrapunji & visit Mawsmai Cave, Khasi Monoliths, Koh Ramhah, Seven sisters water fall (one of the longest in India). Later drive back to Shillong for overnight stay.


DAY 4: SHILLONG – KAZIRANGA NATIONAL PARK (ABOUT 295 KMS/6-7 HRS.)

Morning after breakfast drive to Kaziranga National Park. En-route lunch. Arrive Kaziranga National park and transfer to your hotel. O/n in hotel. Kaziranga National Park is spread over 850 sq kms across Golaghat, Nagaon and Sonitpur districts. Kaziranga National Park is also designated World Natural Heritage sites by UNESCO in 1985. Originally established as a reserve forest in 1908, Kaziranga was declared a sanctuary in 1916 to counter excessive poaching, especially of its most prized inhabitant, the rhinoceros.

IMP NOTE: Kaziranga National Park is closed from 01 st May TILL 31 st Oct every year.


DAY 5: KAZIRANGA NATIONAL PARK

Early morning enjoy Elephant safari to visit central range of the park. Return back to your hotel for breakfast. After breakfast Jeep safari in Central zone. Afternoon after lunch enjoys your last Jeep safari into the park in western zone. O/n Hotel.


Day 6: GUWAHATI – DELHI/KOLKATA (FLIGHT)

After breakfast drive back to Guwahati to catch your flight to onward destination.


Jeep Safari Timings:

Morning Safari starts from 07.00 am till 09.30 am for 02 hours. Afternoon Safari starts from 01.30 pm till 03.30 pm for 02 hours.

Elephant Safari Timings:

Central Zone of the park at 05.30 am and at 06.30 am for 40 minutes respectively.