Witness the splendours of these eastern states in this short yet interesting tour ideal for those who want to discover and explore the east of India. The tour includes a fascinating mix of culture, history, nature, visits to manicured tea plantations, tribal villages and Kaziranga National Park.
Day 1: Depart UK. Fly to Kolkatta.
Day 2: Arrive Kolkatta. On arrival, we greet you and transfer to the hotel.
Day 3: In Kolkata. In the morning, visit key sights of the bustling city of Kolkata. Remainder of the day at leisure.
Day 4: Kolkatta-Shillong (via Guwahati). In the morning fly to Guwahati. On arrival at Guwahati Airport, transfer to car to drive (3 hrs) to Shillong. Later sightseeing of Shillong and overnight stay.
Day 5: Shillong- Barapani. Early morning, visit to Cherrapunjee (2 hrs), famed for being the wettest place in the world. Cherrapunjee possesses some exotic waterfalls and impressive limestone caves. At Cherrapunjee, visit Nohkalikai Falls, Mawsmai Falls, Thangkharang Park and Mawsmai cave which is one of the 100 odd limestone caves in Meghalaya. Afternoon, drive to Barapani Lake enroute visiting Elephant falls and Shillong peak. Overnight stay in Barapani.
Day 6: Barapani-Kaziranga. Morning at leisure. In the afternoon long drive (6hrs) to Kaziranga National Park. Stay at a jungle resort.
Day 7: In Kaziranga. Early morning, jungle safari on elephant back in the central range of the park, for one hour. After breakfast, jeep safari in the park. Late afternoon, another jeep safari in the park.
Day 8: In Kaziranga. In the morning, jeep safari in the eastern range of the park, famous for the Pelican colony. Late afternoon, visit to tea gardens and an Assamese village.
Day 9: Kaziranga-Guwahati. Drive to Guwahati (4hrs). Late afternoon tour of the city. Evening at leisure.
Day 10: Depart Kolkatta. Fly to Kolkatta. On arrival, transfer to the hotel (day use only). Later transfer to the airport in time to board return flight.
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