Shillong Nameri Dirang Tawang Bomdila Tezpur Tour – 08nights 09days
Shillong Nameri Dirang Tawang Bomdila Tezpur Guwahati Tour – 08nights 09days
Season: October till end May
DESTINATION: SHILLONG- NAMERI – DIRANG – TAWANG – BOMDILA – TEZPUR – GUWAHATI
Day 01 : Guwahati Airport Arrival – Shillong
Arrive at Guwahati airport, received and transferred to Shillong (130 kms / 3 hrs drive), enroute stop at the scenic view point of the Umiam lake ( the largest manmade lake in Northeast India), reach Shillong and check into hotel, after refreshment explore the local night markets of Shillong. Overnight at Shillong.
SHILLONG: is the capital and hill station of Meghalaya, also known as “The Abode of Clouds”, one of the smallest states in India. It is the headquarters of the East Khasi Hills district and is situated at an average altitude of 4,908 feet above sea level, with the highest point being Shillong Peak at 6,449 feet. Shillong is the 330th most populous city in India with population of 143,007 according to the 2011 census. It is said that the rolling hills around the town reminded the European settlers of Scotland. Hence, they would also refer to it as the “Scotland of the East”
Day 02 : Shillong – Cherrapunjee – Shillong
Today after breakfast we set to explore Shillong and Cherrapunjee (56 kms / 02 hrs drive), we will visit the Elephant falls, Shillong Peak (the highest point in Meghalaya) and the drive further to Cherrapunjee, at Cherrapunjee we visit the Nohkalikai Falls (the fourth highest falls in the world), Mawsmai Cave, Danthlen Falls and Krem Falls. After exploring for the day we will drive back to Shillong and overnight stay.
Day 03 : Shillong – Maneri
Today after breakfast transferred to Nameri (295 kms / 07 hrs drive), if time permits we can visit the Missing Tribal village of Assam. Reach Nameri and check into Eco Camp and overnight stay.
Day 04 : Nameri – Dirang
Today after breakfast we will drive to Dirang (180 kms / 9 hrs drive), on reach Dirang we will visit Dirang Dzong, check into hotel and if time permits we will visit a Monpa village. Overnight in Dirang.
Day 05 : Dirang – tawang
Today after breakfast we visit the Dirang Monastery and then we proceed for Tawang (195 kms/ 09 hrs drive), enroute we will visit Sela Lake at Sela Pass (13476 ft), Jashwant Ghar and Nunarang Falls (also known as Jung Falls), reach Tawang and check into hotel and overnight stay.
The name TAWANG derives from some bearings on surroundings. But people’s interpretation is that the name TAWANG was given by Mera Lama in the 17th century. One can reach Tawang from other parts of the country via Guwahati and Tezpur in Assam. From Guwahati(Assam) or Tezpur(Assam), one has to go to Bhalukpong in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh and from there via Bomdila and Sela Pass one can go to Tawang by road.
Day 06 : Tawang
Today after breakfast we will go for a full excursion in Tawang and in and around, we will visit the Sangetsar Lake (also known as Madhuri Lake), PTso Lake, Tawang War Memorial, Urgelling Monastery, Ani Gompa and if time permits we will visit a hot spring. Evening back to Tawang and overnight stay.
Day 07 : Tawang – Bomdila
Today after an early breakfast we drive to Bomdila (195 kms / 08 hrs drive), reach Bomdila and visit Bomdila Monastery and Bomdila Point, check into hotel and evening at leisure. Overnight at Bomdila.
Day 08 : Bomdila – Guwahati
Today after breakfast we drive to GUWAHATI (350 kms / 10 hrs drive). Evening you can visit Silk emporium, Handloom and Handicraft Centre at Ambari. Overnight at Guwahati.
Day 09 : Guwahati Airport Deprture
After breakfast drive to Guwahati airport for onward destination.