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ASSAM-ARUNACHALA-MEGHALAYA


Tour code AAM – 17
Ex Bengaluru
Distance 8250 kms ( approximately Round trip)
Duration By Train 17 Days / By Flight 12 Days
Vehicle Used Tempo Traveller / Tavera / Sumo  type vehicles
Accommodation Twin sharing basis Standard rooms
States visited Assam, Arunachala Pradesh, Meghalaya
Places visited Guwahati, Tezpur, Bomdila, Tawang, Sela Pass, Kaziranga National Park / Shibsagar, Cheerapunji, Shillong.


Departure dates:
    APR 5.APR 19. SEP 6. OCT 4.OCT 25. NOV 1.NOV 15.NOV 29. DEC 6. MAR 7.MAR 21.

COST :In Rs...
Adult
Twin Sharing
47000*
Adult
Single Sharing
63450
Child
(2-11 Years)
35250
Child
(2-11 Y)
23500*
Without Bed & Seat
Advance
Amount
10000*

NOTE :
  • For Infants 2-24 months(2 Years) Please send enquiry.
  • Charges for children mentioned applies only if they accompanied by 2 adults. If the child is accompanied by single adult full amount will be charged.
  • Children 2-11 Years will be charged 75% of the tour Cost with full-seat, without extra bed.
DAY 1     BENGALURU - GUWAHATI
  Night departure to Guwahati from Bangalore Railway Station.    
 
DAY 2     IN TRAIN
  Train journey continues    
 
DAY 3     IN TRAIN
  Train Journey continues.
DAY 4     GUWAHATI
  Arrive at Guwahati airport / Railway Station transfer to Hotel & Lunch, proceed to Kamakhya temple for Darshan, Overnight stay at Hotel.
 
DAY 5     GUWAHATI - KAZIRANGA
  Morning proceed to Kaziranga, evening reach, night stay at Kaziranga.    
DAY 6     JUNGLE SAFARI AT KAZIRANGA
  Early morning go for Elepant ride in the Central / western range of the park(optional) then back to Hotel and after breakfast free. Afternoon go for an exclusive jeep safari (optional) in the central range. Evening free for leisure. Night halt at Kaziranga. (or) Morning Kaziranga ( from out  side), &dep to Shibsagar, historical place, Visit Rang Ghar, Karen Ghar, Shiva sagar Tank, Shiva temple, Devi Temples. etc. Return to  Kaziranga.( September, October only)

 
DAY 7     KAZIRANGA - BOMDILA
  Having breakfast at the hotel, proceed towards Bomdila, via Bhalukpong, the border town of Assam. Enroute enjoy the scenic beauty, valleys, water falls etc. Night stay at Bomdila.    
 
DAY 8     BOMDILA - TAWANG
  Morning departure to Tawang, on the way visit upper monestry. Enroute visit sela pass(14000 ft), Jaswant Garh War Memorial etc. Night stay at Tawang.  
 
DAY 9     TAWANG
  After breakfast proceed for sight seeing consisting of P.T.Tso Lake, Tawang Monestry ( 400 years old), War Memorial etc.Night stay at Tawang. 
 
DAY 10     TAWANG - BOMDILA
  Having breakfast, proceed  towards Bomdila, on the way  view Jang Water falls. Evening reach, night stay at Bomdila.    
 
DAY 11     BOMDILA - TEZPUR
 
  Finish your breakfast at Bomdila and depart to Tezpur via Bhalukphong. Enroute witness the unsurpassed natural beauty. Evening reach, night stay at Bomdila.
 
DAY 12     TEZPUR - SHILLONG
  After having your Breakfast at hotel, we proceed towards shillong - the capital city of Meghalaya. (4900 ft above the sea level). On the way we visit the Umiam lake (Bara pani), evening free, night stay at shillong.
 
DAY 13     SHILLONG - CHEERAPUNJI - SHILLONG
  Today drive to Cherrapunji (65 km, approx) - the wettest place on the earth. En-route visit Elephant falls & Shillong Peak at Shillong. At Cherrapunji visit Mawsmai Cave, Wakba falls, Seven Sister Falls & Nohkalikai falls, Ramakrishna Ashram. After lunch at Cherrapunji drive back to Shillong. Night halt at Shillong.
 
DAY 14      SHILLONG - GUWAHATI
  Finish you breakfast at Shillong and depart to Guwahati. On the way visit Don Bosco Museum at Shillong. In Guwahati visit Umananda Island(opt) (A small island formed in Brahmaputra river with Umananda temple and Hanuman Mandir - local ferry will be arranged on nominal cost basis), Tirupati Balaji Temple. Night halt at Guwahati.
 
DAY 15     GUWAHATI - BENGALURU
  Check out of the Hotel and Proceed to Railway Station to catch your Train. 
 
DAY 16     IN TRAIN
  Train Journey continues.
DAY 17     BENGALURU
  Reach  railway station
 

Guwahati : formerly known as Pragjyotishpura and Durjaya in ancient Assam (Kamrup) and Gauhati in the modern era — is an ancient urban area and largest city of Assam and northeastern India. The city is between the banks of the Brahmaputra river and the foothills of the Shillong plateau.

Umananda Temple : On the peacock island in the middle of the Brahmaputra, this Shiva temple was built in 1664. It is believed that Lord Shiva by using his third eye burnt Kamdeva at this place. Every year Shivaratri is celebrated in this temple in a great way. The island is believed to be the world's smallest human inhabited island. The world's largest river island is Majuli.

Kamakhya Temple : situated on the Nilachal Hill, is one of the most sacred Hindu Shrines of India. Goddess Kamakhya is worshipped here. Ambubachi Mela is celebrated every year in the middle of June in this temple. Many devotees from across the country gathered here during this mela.

Basistha Temple : is on Sandhyachal Hill, on the southern part of the city; this beautiful tourist spot was once the ashram (hermitage) of sage Basistha.

Kaziranga : is a national park in the Golaghat and Nagaon districts of the state of Assam. A World Heritage Site, the park hosts two-thirds of the world's Great One-horned Rhinoceroses. It is inhabited by the world's largest population of one-horned rhinoceroses, as well as many mammals, including tigers, elephants, panthers and bears, and thousands of birds.

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

Bomdila : is a beautiful small town situated at a height of about 8000 ft. above the sea level from where one can see the brilliant landscape and snow-clad mountains of the Himalayan Range. The Buddhist monastery of Bomdila is the repository of culture and is among primary attractions of the area.

Tawang Monastery (Gonpa): Ganden Namgyal Lhatse the Tawang Monastery is one of the largest lamaseries of Mahayana sects and the second oldest Monastery in the world after Lhasa. The Monastery is housed with more than 500 monks. It has also a centre of Buddhist Cultural Studies where young monks are provided basic education besides traditional monastic education.

Tawang War Memorial: “WHEN YOU GO HOME TELL THEM THAT WE GAVE OUR LIVES TODAY FOR YOUR BETTER TOMMOROW” This memory temple has been built in dedication to the martyrs who gave their supreme sacrifice for the safeguard of our mother land India during 1962 Indo-chin war.

P.T. Tso (Pangang Teng Tso) Lake : Tso means lake in Monpa dialect. This lake is only 18 Kms from Tawang township. This lake has always been a cynosure of attraction to the visiting tourists. It is also an ideal spot for picnic. In winter lake remains frozen and the surrounding area provides an ideal spot for skiing.

Shonga-tser Lake : Popularly known by Madhuri Lake by a visiting tourists after Koyla film is only 42 Kms from Tawang. This Lake was formed in the aftermath of the 1950 Earth Quake. Prior to 1950, the present Lake area was a reserved grass land where local people of Tawang district had used for grazing their cattle. This fact can be gathered from the death trees emerging from the middle of the lake. The scenery and the lake itself is so alluring that here photographers often suffer for want of film roll to shoot around.

BongBong (Nuranang) Waterfall : Only 2 Kms from Jang, the administrative circle headquarter of Tawang district and 40 Kms from Tawang is the breathtaking and tantalizing milky water falling from the height of about 100 mtrs.

Sela Pass (13, 714 fts.) : If there is any heaven on earth, it is Sela Mountain Pass providing visitors to fill with heavenly bliss in abundance. In winter, the Sela range is lavishly dressed with white snow that gives visitors a magnificent sight to feed to their eyes. The paradise lake near Sela Pass first bid welcome to all visitors before any resident of Tawang says Tashi Delek (Welcome) to Tawang.

Jaswant Ghar : While one drive ahead about 21 Kms from Sela Pass towards Tawang there is a home of a valiant warrior Jaswant Singh, MVC (Posthumous) who gave a supreme sacrifice during a war against Chinese soldiers. He fought brilliantly, unceasingly, unflinchingly and continuously for 72 Hrs. during 1962 Indo-China War. This Jaswant Ghar is still kept well maintained for any visitors to pay a salute and tribute to this Great Son of the soil who had immortalized Himself by virtue of His excellent deed of bravado.

Shillong : is the capital of Meghalaya, one of the smallest states in India and home to the Khasis. Meghalaya literally the 'Abode of Clouds', described the climatic phenomenon that brings of rain to its mountainous region.Home to several waterfalls, it is also known as the Scotland of East. The British legacy is still visible in architecture and food habits of population.

Elephant Falls (Shillong): 12 km on the outskirts of the city, the mountain stream descends through two successive falls set in dells of fern covered rocks.

Wards Lake (Shillong): Wards Lake is an artificial lake surrounded by a fairly large garden. Boating facilities are available in the lake. It has a wooden bridge at the middle. Lots of lotus plants with leaves are there on either side of lake. One can find lots of colourful fishes in the lake. A cafeteria is there to provide refreshment.A fountain dancing to the tunes of song is also there.

Shillong Peak (Shillong) : A picnic spot, 10 km from the city, 1965 m above sea level, offers a panoramic view of the scenic countryside and is the highest point in the state.

Umiam Lake, meghalaya (north of shillong) : A beautiful lake north of Shillong, which resembles the 'Lochs', or lakes of Scotland, and is a must-see for all tourists. This lake is man-made and is better known as 'Barapani' (big water) for its sheer size. There is a water sports complex. There is a garden ( Lum Nehru park) by the side water sports complex.

Don Bosco Museum of Indigenous North East Culture : Run by the Salesian order of the Catholic Church, the Don Bosco Museum is a truly amazing repository of information on the entire North Eastern states of Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura. Located within the precincts of the Sacred Heart Church, Mawlai, the edifice iteself is shaped like a spiral and its distinct form is discernible from quite some distance away. It has an amazing collection of attire, accoutrements, weapons, ornamentation and rare photographs. This is also the largest cultural museum in the whole Asia. Fr Sebastian is the priest who has taken up the cause of preservation of art and culture with 'missionary zeal!

Cherrapunji : is a subdivisional town in the East Khasi Hills district in the Indian state of Meghalaya. It is credited as being the second wettest place on Earth. However, nearby Mawsynram currently holds that record. One can see the plains of Bangladesh from the cliffs of Cherrapunji.

Ramkrishna Mission Museum (Cherrapunji) : It consists of tribal culture museum and anthropological museum that displays culture and handicrafts of the Khasis.

Mawsmai Cave (Cherrapunji): The sacred cave of the Khasis is in the Mawsmai village. The cave is about 150 m long and quite easy to pass through. Ideal place for spelunking (cave exploration also known as cave diving).

Nohkalikai Falls (Cherrapunji): is the tallest plunge waterfall in India. Its height is 1100 feet. The waterfall is located near Cherrapunji, one of the wettest places on Earth. Nohkalikai Falls is one of the most beautiful and photogenic falls. At 335 meters it is the highest plunge waterfall in India and the 4th highest in the World. The fall is located at another blunt end of the plateau. The gorge here is green and trees grow like a mini rainforest. From the edge of the cliff the waterfall looked like a white rope in a sea of green forests.

Thangkharang Park (Cherrapunji): situated at a distance of 12 km from Cherrapunji is a must see spot. It is located just besides the Khoh Ramhah rock and offers a 180 degree view of the Bangladesh plains below. This view point also presents a nice view of the Kynrem Falls, which cascades in three levels at a distance.

Documents Required

Voter ID card / Identity Cards in Original
  • 3 passport size photographs
  • 3 photocopies of  Voter ID / Identity Cards.

Includes

Excludes

  1. Second sleeper Train Tickets for Bangalore-Guwahati-Bangalore.

  2. Deluxe vehicles for Sightseeing.

  3. Guidance from experienced Tour Escort

  4. Accommodation on twin sharing standard rooms in good hotels.

  5. Vegetarian Food by our cooking Staff (Tea/coffee/ Breakfast /Lunch /Dinner).

  6. ILP (Inner Line Permit) for Arunachal Pradesh.


     

  1. Special Pujas & darshan

  2. Entry Tickets

  3. Boating, Horse / Yak riding

  4. Camera Charges

  5. Government Service Tax as applicable

  6. Food during the train journey

  7. Vehicles hired where our reserved vehicles are not permitted

  8. Any other expense incurred other than which are mentioned in Tour cost includes list.

  9. Laundry, Telephone calls, Mineral water.