DAY 01: ARRIVAL GUWAHATI
Arrive Guwahati Airport / Railway Station……..your tour begins in the beautiful North East!!!! Our local office representative shall meet & greet you @ airport / station & you shall be transferred to hotel. On arrival check into the hotel. GUWAHATI - the commercial capital city of the north-eastern state of Assam, formerly known as Pragjyotishpur (the City of Eastern Light). Fixed between the picturesque hills of the eastern flanks of the Himalayan mountain range, Guwahati houses the political capital of the state, Dispur. The gateway to the 7 North Eastern states, also referred as seven sisters, Guwahati is a vital tourist base point, besides being an attraction in its own!On arrival check into the Hotel.Later in the evening enjoy RIVER CRUISE over the river Brahmaputra (Optional cost). The longest river in India, the Brahmaputra, runs through the spectacular scenery of Assam and is an ideal introduction to river cruising in India.Overnight stay at Guwahati. Highlight: - Brahmaputra River Cruise @ Guwahati (Not Included)
DAY 02: GUWAHATI – BONGAIGAON (200 KMS /4 HRS DRIVE)
Morning after breakfast drive to Bongaigaon. On arrival check into the hotel. Morning after breakfast drive to Bongaigaon. On arrival check into the hotel. Bongaigaon is the 2nd largest city of Lower Assam after Guwahati. Bongaigaon acts as the unofficial commercial capital and one of the most important cities in Assam. On arrival check into the hotel. Later Evening free at leisure & Shopping. Overnight stay at bongaigaon.
DAY 03: BONGAIGOAN LOCAL
Morning After breakfast visit Abhayapuri. If your eyes yearn for green and your mind craves for solitude, you may want to makeAbhayapuri your first destination on your tour to Bongaigaon. Surrounded by hills and dense natural forests, Bongaigaon is the leading attraction in the district. The place has a rich past. The Lungai Pahar Shiva Temple located around 10 km from Abhayapuri attracts devotees in great numbers. The temple has stone carvings of God Shiva, God Ganesha and Goddess Kali. Yet another attraction near Abhayapuri is Lalmati-Duramari Ganesh Temple. It is amongst the most ancient temples in the state of Assam. The stone carvings suggest that the temple could belong to a period between 8th and 10th centuries AD. Overnight stay at Bongaigoan.
DAY 04: BONGAIGAON – MANAS N.P (85KMS / 2 HRS DRIVE)
Morning after Post breakfast drive to Manas. Manas National Park or Manas Wildlife Sanctuary is a national park, UNESCO Natural World Heritage site, a Project Tiger reserve, an elephant reserve and a biosphere reserve in Assam On arrival Check in to the hotel. Evening free for Leisure or Personal Activity. Overnight stay at Manas.
DAY 05: MANAS N.P SAFARI
Morning after breakfast go for Elephant ride @ 6AM. Slow-paced Elephant-rides through the high grasslands is the most ethnic and exciting way of exploring Manas National Park. You get to go deep into the natural habitat of the wildlife to observe them from close quarters like never before. Elephant-rides at dawn - navigating through grasslands - with an element of uncertainty and surprise are an awesome experience in the Park. Return for Breakfast and Jeep safari in the Range. Exploring the wilderness of the Manas Jungle in an open 4-wheel drive jeep is a mighty thrilling experience - especially for those who love to drive on different terrains and also like to watch wildlife in their natural habitat. overnight stay at Manas.
DAY 06: MANAS N.P – GUWAHATI (145 KMS / 3.40 HRS DRIVE)
Morning after breakfast drive to Guwahati. On arrival check into hotel, later visit KAMAKHYA TEMPLE - Kamrup Kamakhya has been the seat of the powerful tantrik cult in India. Situated atop the Nilachal Hill in Guwahati, this temple is one of the 108 Shakti Peethas of the country. Rising to a modest height of 562 feet above the mighty river Brahmaputra, the hill on which the temple stands commands a magnificent view of the entire city, NAVAGRAHA TEMPLE - dedicated to the nine planets in the solar system this temple was built by the ruler Rajeswar Singh in late 18th century AD. Also known as the Abodes of Surya, the Navagraha Temple or the temple of the nine celestial bodies is located in the south eastern part of Guwahati, on a hill by name Chitrachal. It is a center of astrological and astronomical research, STATE ZOO - Spread over an area of 130 hectares, Assam State Zoo is the only zoo in India where a natural forest still exists. It is one of the major zoos of the country and boasts of a unique diversity of animal habitat. The botanical garden located within the same vicinity is called Guwahati’s green retreat. In the evening enjoy the RIVER CRUISE over the river Brahmaputra (Optional cost). The longest river in India, the Brahmaputra, runs through the spectacular scenery of Assam and is an ideal introduction to river cruising in India. Overnight in Guwahati.
DAY 07: GUWAHATI DROP
After breakfast transfer to Guwahati airport to depart for onward destination.