Glimpses of North-East India Tour

Duration : 14 Nights/15 Days
Places Covered: Kolkata – Kohima - Imphal - Aizal – Agartala - Silchar - Shillong – Cherrapnunjee - Guwahati – Kolkata

This tour gives you opportunity  to see not only Rivers, Green Valleys and Mountains, here you can visit tribal villages, see Naga men with their headhunter tattoos and admire houses decorated with mighty buffalo and mithun horns. It really gives you opportunity to meet with people where

Day 01: Arrive Kolkata – Dimapur (By Air) – Kohima (74 kms/2 hrs)

Arrival at Kolkata by an International flight. After clearing the customs and immigration, move towards the arrival hall, where you will be meet by our representative. Meeting and assistance upon arrival at the international airport and transfer to the domestic airport to board the flight for Dimapur.

Assistance upon arrival and drive to Kohima. Upon arrival check in to hotel. Rest of the time free at leisure.
Overnight in Kohima

Day 02: Kohima

Morning after breakfast we visit Kohima Village: As you enter this village, you notice a number of traditional wooden gates with the scimitar of horns of Mithun. In this village, one comes across wooden carvings looking like horns atop some houses.You can also see relics of stone erections here and there in front of the houses which are memorial symbols of the grand feasts offered by their ancestors.

The Kohima War cemetery: It was constructed in memory of the officers and men who made supreme sacrifices during World War II. On each grave there are beautiful epitaphs engraved in bronze. 
The state museum: It has a rare collection of artifacts of the different tribes, which inhabit the state. It depicts the different aspects of life of the people in all its varied forms. 
Overnight in Kohima

Day 03 : Kohima - Imphal (260 Kms/ 7 hrs)

Morning after breakfast departs by car for Imphal. Upon arrive and check in at hotel.
Overnight in Imphal

Day 04: Imphal

Morning after breakfast we visit: Manipur Zoological Gardens: Eight kilometers from Imphal, Khonghampat Orchidarium: there is the Khonghampat Orchidarium that has more than a hundred rare varieties of orchids. The best time to visit the orchidarium is in the months of April and May when the orchids are in full bloom. Khwairamband Bazaar One of the main features of Imphal is the Khwairamband Bazaar. What makes this market different is thatit is run by women

Shri Govindajee Temple The most important of these is the Shri Govindajee Temple, a historic center for Vaishnavites.
Overnight in Imphal

Day 05 : Imphal - Aizwal (By Air)

Morning after breakfast transfer to airport to board the flight for Aizwal . Aizawl is the largest city as well as the capital of the state of Mizoram in India. Assistance upon arrival and check in at hotel.
Overnight in Aizwal

Day 06 : Aizwal

Morning after breakfast guided sightseeing of Aizwal including The Museum and Mini Zoological Garden at Aizawl, Bung (picnic spot), and Paikhai. Evening free at leisure.
Overnight in Aizaul

Day 07: Aizal - Agartala (350 kms, 7-8 hrs)

Morning after breakfast drive to Agartala, the Capital of Tripura. Arrive and check in at hotel.
Overnight in Agartala

Day 08 : Agartala

Morning after breakfast excursion to the lake city Udaipur, Udaipur: The main attractions in Udaipur are Tripura Sundari Temple, popularly known as MATABARI, one of the 51 pithas of Hindu Puran, Bhuvaneswari Temple, Gunabati group of Temples, Vast Lakes with scenic beauty.
Overnight in Agartala

Day 09: Agartala - Silchar (280 kms/ 6 hrs)

Morning after breakfast drive to Silchar. Arrive and check in at hotel.
Overnight in Silchar

Day 10 : Silchar - Shillong (340 kms/7-8 hrs)

Morning after breakfast depart for Shillong, the Scottland of East. Arrive Shillong and check in at hotel Shillong: Day long picnics amidst smokey blue hills thick with pine and orchids, singing brooks and crashing waterfalls…for the british in this garrison town it was home. The scenic khasi hills reminded them the Scottish highlands – just perfect for those summer holidays away from the heat and the dust of India's plain. Evening free at leisure.
Overnight in Shillong

Day 11: Shillong

Morning after breakfast city tour of Shillong visiting: Ward's Lake ( also famous as Shillong Lake ) and the landscaped Lady HydariPark which also has a mini zoo. The old churches of Shillong : The town is dotted with fine old churches of which the Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians is mostfamed for its stained glass windows and lofty arch. Shillong Golf Course: Shillong's popular 18 hole golf course (referred to as the Gleneagles of the east) holds its annual tournament in October, when these khasi hills are at their prettiest Shillong Peak (1965 m): About 10 kms from the town, it offers breathtaking views of the city spread out against its glorious hill slopes. If time permits visit the Bishop Falls, Beadon Falls and the three step Elephant Falls. Evening free to roam around in the famous Mall.
Overnight in Shillong

Day 12 : Shillong - Cherapunjee – Shillong (56 kms/2 hrs – One way)

Morning after breakfast drive to Cherapunjee. Cherapunjee: Once world renowned for being the wettest place on earth, cherapunjee is impressive with its gushing waterfalls and the deep gorges. You get stunning views of the plains of Bangladesh. Cherapunjee's orange and honey are famous and you can pick up fine baskets from the Sohra Market.

In cherapunjee visit, Krem Mawmluh cave: This cave is located half a km west of Cherrapunjee adjacent to the small hamlet of Mawmluh. The cave has five river passage with impressive proportions. The cave has a length of over seven Kms. Also visit Cherapunjee's famous waterfalls: Close to the town are glorious Nohsngithiang Falls ( Mawsmai Falls), Dainthlen Falls, Nohkailikai Falls (world's fourth highest) and many smaller falls. The stunning gorges are worth all that film you carried with you. Later return to Shillong.Evening free to visit the famous Mall.
Overnight in Shilong

Day 13 : Shillong - Guwahati (85 Kms/3 hrs)

Morning after breakfast drive to Guwahati.
En route visit, Borapani Umiam Lake , Locate4d about 17 kms from Shillong, Umiam Lake is highly popular for a relaxing time. The Orchid Lake Resort here has watersports facilities and the nearby Lum Nehru Park has an aviary and orchidarium. Visit Kamakhya Temple; where tantricism is still practiced, Kalakshetra for a Glimpse of Assamese culture & tradition, Bashistha Ashram.
Overnight in Guwahati

Day 14: Guwahati - Kolkata (By Air)

Morning transfer to the airport to board the flight for Kolkata. Assistance upon arrival and transfer to hotel.

Morning guided tour of Kolkata Maidan, Fort William, Victoria Memorial, Saint Paul's Cathedral, Nakhoda Mosque, Marble Palace, Paresnath Jain Temple, Belur Math, Kali Temple, Botanical Gardens, and Mother Teresa's homes.
Overnight in Kolkata

Day 15 : Depart Kolkata.

On time transfer to airport to board the flight back to home.