Beautiful Northeast

08 Nights/09 Days, Family Tour | TOUR ID - PICK-09


Tour Overview

Abode of peace and tranquillity, Northeastern India makes for a perfect holiday destination. It is home to some of the biggest national parks, magnificent historic sites and places of worship. Indulge in wildlife photography in Nameri National Park and visit the ancient Buddhist monastery in Bomdila. The regions of Tawang and Dirang have numerous natural and man-made sites to behold. A visit to the revered Mahabhairav Temple in Tezpur marks a perfect end to the trip.


Daywise Detailed Itinerary

Transfer from Guwahati airport/railway station to Shillong en route visit Umium Lake.

Shillong became the first capital of the State of Meghalaya. Located in undulating pine covered hills, the city has a milder climate than tropical India. The city centre is 1496m above sea level and currently has a population of around 270,000. Home to several waterfalls, it is also known as the Scotland of the East. The British legacy is still visible in the architecture and food habits of the population.

Overnight at Shillong.

Cherrapunji in Meghalaya is one of the wettest places on the planet and the only place in India to receive rain throughout the year. The town of Cherrapunji is nestled in the East Khasi Hills about 50 km southwest of the state’s capital, Shillong. Cherrapunji, also known as Sohra or Churra, means ‘the land of oranges’. The cliffs of Cherrapunji also offer stunning views of the plains of Bangladesh.

Visit to Seven Sister Falls, Nahkhalikai Falls, Mwasmai Cave, Koh Ram Hoh , eco – park.

Return back to Shillong en route visit Shillong peak and Elephanta Falls.

Overnight at Shillong.

Bhalukpung is a small town located along the southern reaches of the Himalayas in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh in India.

Fish angling and river rafting are the principal tourist activities in Bhalukpung. Tourist attractions in Bhalukpung include the Pakhui Game Sanctuary and Tipi Orchidariurm, which hosts over 2600 cultivated orchids from 80 different species.

Overnight at hotel.

After breakfast visit to the Tipi Orchidariurm in Bhalukpung and continue drive to Dirang.

Dirang is an almost picture-perfect Tibetan – Monpa stone village marred only by the main road. Above the picturesque stone houses rises a steep rocky hill topped with Old Dirangs Gompa and several walls.

Overnight at Dirang.

En-route witness the snowcapped Sella Pass at 14000 ft and the Jaswant Garh War Memorial. (Legend has it that Jaswant (Mahavir Chakra Awardee (Posthumous) of 4th Batallion Garhwal Rifles), fought a lone battle against the invading Chinese during the 1962 war.

His spirit is still believed to protect the place).

Tawang is situated at an altitude of 3500m. The natural beauty and solitude of Gudpi and Chong-Chugmi ranges, Tawang chu River and Tawang Valley are mesmerizing. The inhabitants of the districts are all of Monpa tribes except Shyo village which is dominated by people of Tibetan Origin.

Overnight at hotel.

Proceed for sightseeing of 400 years (17th century) old Tawang Monastery which is the second largest monastery in the world after Potala Palace in Tibet. The building is about 113 feet long and 80 feet wide and houses valuable antiquities, books and manuscripts-handwritten and printed. Later visit Tawang War Memorial, a 40 foot high multi-hued memorial, has a structure constructed in stupa design. Dedicated to the martyrs of Sino-Indo War held in 1962, this memorial is nestled among beautiful peaks, which overlooks the Tawang-Chu valley.

Rest of the day free to stroll round the streets of the town.

Overnight in Tawang.

Bomdila is the headquarters of West Kameng district located at the height of 8500 ft above the sea level. It has a lot of attractions for the tourists with its cool climate, Apple orchards, artistic people, snow-capped Himalayan peaks and Buddhist Gompas. The Buddhist monastery of Bomdila is the repository of culture.

Explore the town in the afternoon.

Overnight at the hotel.

Little more than a utilitarian stopover for travellers journeying into Arunachal Pradesh or Upper Assam, Tezpur is a charming town with some beautifully kept parks, attractive lakes and enchanting views of the mighty Brahmaputra River as it laps the town’s edge.

Overnight at hotel.

After breakfast drive from Tezpur to Guwahati in time for onward connection.

Tour Type:

  • Family Tour
  • April to June

Inclusions:

    • Accommodation is on twin sharing basis
    • Meals : breakfast at all places
    • Transfers from one place to another
    • Sightseeing in private cars
    • Vehicle will be provided based on the itinerary
    • All current taxes such as hotel taxes and transportation taxes

Exclusions:

    • Entrance fees at the monuments/ temples
    • Meals not mentioned in inclusions
    • Personal Expenses / Purchase of things
    • Any kind of insurance
    • Any increase in the govt. taxes and state taxes
    • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary.
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