General

NORTH EAST

The North East is a true frontier region. It has over 2000 km of border with Bhutan, China, Myanmar and Bangladesh and is connected to the rest of India by a narrow 20 km wide corridor of land. One of the most ethically and linguistically diverse regions in Asia, each state has its distinct cultures and traditions.

From times immemorial, India’s North East has been the meeting point of many communities, faiths and cultures. A place renowned for its magical beauty and bewildering diversity, North East India is the home for more than 166 separate tribes speaking a wide range of languages. Some groups have migrated over the centuries from places as far as South East Asia; they retain their cultural traditions and values but are beginning to adapt to contemporary lifestyles. Its jungles are dense, its rivers powerful and rain, and thunderstorms sweep across the hills, valleys and plains during the annual monsoons.

The lushness of its landscape, the range of communities and geographical and ecological diversity makes the North East quite different from other parts of the subcontinent. In winters, mist carpets the valleys but swirls around the traveller in hills during summer rains, thus creating an enchanting and romantic atmosphere. The region has borders with Myanmar Bhutan and Bangladesh.

The festivals and celebrations in the North- eastern states of India are a colourful reflection of the people and their lives. Throughout the year, different people celebrate festivals with lot of fanfare in different ways, most of them centering around their modes of living and livelihood.

North East India comprises of seven states commonly known as the “Seven Sisters”. They are Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura. 

Each state is a traveller’s paradise, with picturesque hills and green meadows which shelters thousand of species of flora and fauna. In addition, the states provide scope for angling, boating, rafting, trekking and hiking. Besides, there are a number of wild life sanctuaries and national parks where rare animals, birds and plants which will surely provide fascinating insight to the visitors. 

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 01: Guwahati Airport – Shillong (130 KMS / 3 ½ Hrs drive)

Meet & greet on arrival at Guwahati airport & transfer to Shillong. Enroute visit Umium Lake. Check in Hotel. Overnight in Shillong.

Day 02: Shillong – Cherrapunjee – Shillong (60 Kms / 2 Hrs-One way)

After breakfast excursion to Cherrapunjee. Later return back to Shillong.Evening visit Local markets. Overnight in Shillong.

Day 03: Shillong – Guwahati (110 Kms / 3 Hrs drive)

Half day Local sightseeing in Shillong. Later drive back to Guwahati. Check in Hotel. Overnight at Guwahati.

Day 04: Guwahati Local

After breakfast visit Kamakhya temple, Navagraha temple, Umananda temple, Balaji Temple, state Zoo. Evening River cruise over the river Brahmaputra. Overnight in Guwahati.

Day 05: Guwahati Airport Departure

After breakfast transfer to Guwahati airport. Tour Ends Here With Sweet Memories.

 

 

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Itinerary

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 01: Guwahati Airport - Shillong (130 KMS / 3 ½ Hrs drive)
Meet & greet on arrival at Guwahati airport & transfer to Shillong. Enroute visit Umium Lake. Check in Hotel. Overnight in Shillong.

Day 02: Shillong - Cherrapunjee - Shillong (60 Kms / 2 Hrs-One way)
After breakfast excursion to Cherrapunjee. Later return back to Shillong.Evening visit Local markets. Overnight in Shillong.

Day 03: Shillong - Guwahati (110 Kms / 3 Hrs drive) Half day Local sightseeing in Shillong. Later drive back to Guwahati. Check in Hotel. Overnight at Guwahati.
Day 04: Guwahati Local
After breakfast visit Kamakhya temple, Navagraha temple, Umananda temple, Balaji Temple, state Zoo. Evening River cruise over the river Brahmaputra. Overnight in Guwahati.

Day 05: Guwahati Airport Departure
After breakfast transfer to Guwahati airport. Tour Ends Here With Sweet Memories.

Package Includes and excludes

COST INCLUDES

>>All transfers & sightseeing by 01 Private vehicle as per itinerary
>>Accommodation on twin sharing basis for 04 nights
>>Daily Breakfast
COST EXCLUDES

>>Entry fees
>>Camera fees
>>Guide
>>Anything not mentioned in the ‘cost includes’ part.
>>Any expenses of personal nature.