TRIBES & TIGER
GUWAHATI - SHILLONG - CHERRANPUNJEE -TURA - MANAS NATIONAL PARK - GUWAHATI
- Accommodation on twin sharing basis
- All transfers
- Meals (Breakfast/lunch/dinner)
- Sightseeing as per itinerary
- Elephant ride & Jeep safari
- Accompanied by guide
GUWAHATI - SHILLONG
After breakfast, drive to Shillong (110 kms/3 hours) - Capital of Meghalaya, located at an altitude of 149m, it is one of the largest hill stations of India. It is named after its creator - U lei Shyllong, who is believed to have resided on the Shillong Peak. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay at Shillong.
SHILLONG - CHERRAPUNJEE - SHILLONG
After breakfast, drive to Cherrapunjee (56kms/2.5 hours) - known as the rainiest rain-belt in the world, the lovely town is also famous for its limestone caves and orange honey. En route visit Eelephant Falls, Shillong Peak (the highest point in Meghalaya at 1965m). On reaching Cherrapunjee, visit Mawsmai Cave, Mawsmai Falls, Nohkalikai Falls (the fourth highest fall in the world). Thankarang Park (overlooking the panoramic view of Bangaldesh) and Khrem Falls. Drive back to Shillong.
SHILLONG - TURA
After an early breakfast, drive to Tura (300 kms/07 hours)- a town in the North Eastern state of Meghalaya in India, it is situated at the foot of Tura Peak. The town is named after the powerful Goddess Durama - Imbama. The Tura Peak, 5 kms higher, offers some of the finest views of the hills along with the sweeping curve of the mighty river Brahmaputra. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay at Tura.
Explore Sisobibre on the bank of river Simsang, Baghmara (Indo-Bangladesh border) and Siju (130 kms from Tura) - one of the longest natural caves in the Indian continent, also known as the bat cave. Overnight stay at Tura
TURA - MANAS NATIONAL PARK & TIGER RESERVE
After breakfast, drive to Manas National Park (200kms/5 hours) - the most stunning and pristine wildlife habitat in India, comparable to the best in the world in beauty of its spectacular landscape, covering an area of 519 sqkms. Located at the foothills of the Eastern Himalaya, it derives its name from the river Manas that flows throughout the park from North to the South. This Brahmaputra Valley semi-evergreen forest and terrestrial eco-region is also the richest in species of all Indian wildlife and the only known home for the rare and endangered Assam Roofed Turtle, Hispid Hare, Golden Langur and Pygmy Hog. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay at Manas.
MANAS NATIONAL PARK & TIGER RESERVE
Early morning elephant ride into the forest and back to the lodge for breakfast. Walk to the village after breakfast to see its people and culture. Afternoon Jeep Safari through the Central range of the park to a place called Mathanguri just a few steps away from the Indo-Bhutan boundary. Mathanguri is one of the most beautiful points in the National Park. Journey back to the lodge. Overnight stay at Manas.
MANAS - GUWAHATI
After breakfast, drive to Guwahati (174kms/3.5 hours) for onward destination.