Sikkim and Assam Tour

Bagdogra - Darjeeling - Gangtok - Guwahati - Shillong - Kaziranga - Guwahati

Sikkim and Assam Tour

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Day 01:  Arrival / Bagdogra / Darjeeling

At the airport, you will see that Tree Trunk Travel representative is waiting to give a warm welcome and later drive to Darjeeling. Upon arrival check in to hotel.

Rest of the day is at leisure.

Overnight at Hotel

Day 02:  Darjeeling

Morning Heritage Steam Train Joy Ride from Darjeeling to Ghoom for 1.5hrs. Enjoy Steam Train Ride in the morning to Ghoom, the highest Station in India. Stop at Batasia Loop and then proceed to Ghoom Himalayan Railway Museum. Back to Darjeeling.

Post Lunch City Tour – visit 7 points (Timing: 1.30PM to 5.00PM) – Darjeeling Zoo and Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Tea garden, Tenzing Rock and Gombu Rock, Tibetan Refugee center (Closed on Sunday) and Lebong Race Course Area (from outside) Free evening at Mall for Shopping.

Overnight at Hotel

Day 03:  Darjeeling / Gangtok

After breakfast drive to Gangtok the Capital of Sikkim (Alt 5550Ft / 1675M), via Ravangla and Temi Tea Garden. On arrival check in at Hotel. Free evening.

Overnight at Hotel

Day 04: Gangtok

Visit Rumtek Monastery,Botanical Garden, and Santi View Point, Sikkim Research Institute of Tibetology, Dodurl Chorten,  Orchid House Flower Show. After lunch visit Tashi View Point, Ganesh Tok and Bakthang Falls. Back to hotel and free evening to roam around M G Marg Mall for shopping. 

Overnight at Hotel

Day 05:  Gangtok / Bagdogra / Guwahati (6E 433 – 1525 / 1615 Hrs)

After breakfast drive to Bagdogra airport to board the flight to Guwahati. Meeting and assistance upon arrival at Guwahati airport and transfer to hotel.

Overnight at Hotel

Day 06: Guwahati – Shillong

Morning drive to Shillong En route visit

Barapani (Umiam Lake): As per the legends, two heavenly sisters decided to make their way to Meghalaya. However, one of them had reached the destination and the other could not due to some reason. So the former could not traced out her sister and started crying with her broken heart. She cried so much that and a lake was formed with her tears. Locally known as Umiam Lake, Barapani means vast waters.
Today it becomes a hub for the water sports activities such as speed boats, sailboats and water scooters. Adjoining to the lake, the Nehru Park offers an aviary and a collection of orchids and butterflies. 

Arrive Shillong and check in at hotel.

Shillong: The Capital of Meghalaya, Shillong is one of the major tourist destinations in North East India. The British loved this place so much that they had established its Capital for Eastern Bengal and Assam For its climate and unique topographical features the British referred Shillong as the “Scottland Of The East”.  

Overnight at hotel.

Day 07: Shillong / Cherrapunjee / Shillong (56 Kms 1 way, 1 ½ hrs drive)

Morning after breakfast full day excursion to Cherrapunjee.

In Cherrapunjee visit:Cherrapunjee is a small hamlet, situated at an altitude of about 4823 feet (1484 m). Locally known as ‘SOHRA’. Cherrapunjee is located in the southern most point of Khasi hill sharing the border of Sylhet district of Bangladesh. Cherrapunji offers a panoramic view of the hilly terrains, deep gorges and valleys with its spectacular waterfalls. It was once having the record of being the wettest place on earth, with an average rainfall of about 1150ms. However, this record has been overtaken by a nearby place Mawsynram

Nohkalikai falls: This waterfall located 4 kms away from Cherrapunjee and is possibly between 1500 and 2000 feet tall. Known to be the fourth longest fall in the world it carries a pathetic legend behind its name. A woman named Ka Likai had a illegitimate child. After marriage the husband became jealous of her love for her daughter. One day Ka Likai was out for work and her husband killed the daughter, cooked her flesh into a meal. When the woman enquired about her daughter, her husband showed the sign of ignorance. Before she went to look for her daughter, she thought of eating something and had the meal that her husband prepared for her. After having the meal she found both the wrist of her daughter in the betel-nut basket. Then she realized what had happened, killed her husband with a dagger and threw herself off this cliff  of this falls.  This is how the falls got its name which means “Fall of Ka Likai.” 

Mawsmai Cave: This 250m long cave is the major attraction for the tourists in Cherrapunjee. This cave is located 6 kms away from Cherrapunjee near to Mawsmai village. This natural limestone cave is wide enough for a person to walk comfortably, and one can see the myriads of stalagmites and stalactites all over the caves which are growing gradually. The caves are dark inside and electric torches are installed for the convenient of the tourists.

Later return to Shillong.Thangkharang Park:  Thangkharang Park is situated 12 km from Cherrapunjee. The park is the house of various orchids and birds. One can see the 180 degree view of the plains of Bangladesh on a clear day.

Overnight at hotel.

Day 08: Shillong

Morning after breakfast full day city tour of Shillong visiting:

Shillong Peak: It is the highest point of Shillong, located in the upper Shillong an an altitude of 1961 meters (6,433 feet). The name Shillong originated from “Leishyllong” meaning god who is believed to live on the Shillong peak, overlooking the city. It is located 5 kilometers away from Shillong and on a clear day one can enjoy the beautiful view of the entire city.
Elephant Falls: Located in the Upper Shillong 10 kms away from the Shillong town it is  one of the majestic waterfalls in Meghalaya. The water of this three steps falls comes down in flows from different levels over the fern-covered rocks and falls into the canyon down below. In the morning it forms a wonderful sight when the sun rays fall on the cascades of water creating the rainbow colors. The best time to visit the waterfalls is during the monsoon when it offers a breath-taking scenery. The forests covered with ferns and thick bamboo grooves are also worth visited for the nature lovers to find the presence of various species of butterflies, birds and orchids.

Wards Lake: Wards Lake is located in the heart of the Shillong City adjoining to the Governor’s Residence. Shaped like a horseshoe, it is one of the prominent hang-out spot in Shillong. This century old lake was built by an engineer named Mr. Pollock. Hence it is also known to be as “Polok’s Lake”. One can opt for boating and pleasant walks on the cobbled sand stone pathways covered with varieties of flowers. The lake also has an arched bridge from where one can feed the fish. 

Cathedral of Mary Help of Christian:  Situated in At Laitumkhrah, it is the largest Cathedrel in Meghalaya attracts thousands of devotees. The colorful glasses of the skylight window along with the paintings of the Jesus spreading the messages of God are influenced by the European art and architecture.

Overnight at hotel.Shillong Golf Course: Shillong Golf Course is termed as the “Glen-eagle of the East” at the United States Golf Association Museum. The Golf Course is situated in a valley covered with thick groves of pine and rhododendron trees at an altitude of 5200 ft. Previously it was a nine hole course and later converted into a eighteen  hole course in 1924 by Captain Jackson and C. K. Rhodes. It is the third oldest Golf Course in India.

Day 09: Shillong – Kaziranga

Morning after breakfast depart for Kaziranga National Park.

Kaziranga National Park: Kaziranga National Park has become synonymous with successful conservations of Great One Horn Rhinoceros (from the Greek word, “rhino” means nose and “ceros” means horn) / Unicornis (from the Latin word, “uni” means one and “cornis” also means horn) and also a home of may other threatened species including Indian Elephant (Elephant Maximus), Tiger(Panthera tigris), Hoolock Gibbon (Bunipithecus hoolock), Ganges dolphin (Platanista gangetica),Sambar (Cervus unicolor), Barasingha or Swamp Deer (duvauceli), Hog Deer, Indian Muntjac (Muntiacus muntjak), Water Buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) and Gaur (Bos frontalis)etc.

There are also over 500 species of birds have been recorder in the park including 25 specis of globally threatened category. Over and above there are 21 rare and endangered species. In winter one can observe a large breeding population of Spot Bill Pelicans about one thousand breeding nests are found in a place which has been named as Pelican Colony in the Eastern Range. 
 
Among the reptiles  species like Water Monitor Lizard (Varanus salvator), Indian python (Python molurus), Cobra (Naja naja) and  the King Cobra are found.

Arrive Kaziranga and check in at the Jungle Resort.

Overnight at resort

Day 10: Kaziranga National Park

Early morning enjoy the elephant safari in the central (Kohora) range of Kaziranga. Later return to the resort for breakfast.

Late afternoon enjoy the exclusive Jeep safari in the western (Bagori) range of Kaziranga.

Overnight at the resort.

Day 11: Kaziranga / Guwahati / Departure

Morning drive to Guwahati airport to board the flight to onward destinations.

Visit the Best part of Sikkim and Assam
Toy Train ride at Darjeeling
Visit Tiger Hill at Darjeeling
Jungle Safari at Kaziranga
Visit Beautiful hill station Shillong

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