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The Green Triangle offers a good introduction to the North East.

You start your journey in Guwahati, gateway of the Northeast. Flanked completely by mountains with the Brahmaputra River flowing past, the city is known for its unique Kamakhya Temple, which is shaped like a beehive.

Continue to Nongpoh to stay in a lovely Khasi family on the way to Shillong.

 

Itineraries

Day 1

Arrival in Guwahati - Nongpoh

Welcome at the airport and transfer to Nongpoh. Night in homestay.

Day 2

Nongpoh - Cherrapunjee

After breakfast, drive to Shillong, state capital and then Cherrapunjee, where the sign 'the rainiest place on Earth' greets you. The road to Cherrapunjee through the East Khasi Hills winds through dense pine and oak forests, full of ferns and orchids. En route are dramatic gorges and ravines, waterfalls and limestone caves. Night in hotel.

Day 3

Cherrapunjee

After breakfast, go for a trek (around 3000 steps) to the root bridge of Cherrapunjee with a local guide. You have the option of visiting the single decker bridge or unique double decker bridge. Picnic and swim in natural pools. Night in resort. Options: 1. Trekking to Umkar Living Root Bridge (1 hr walk) - 2. Walk to Laitkynsew View Point (1 hr walk) - 3. Walk to Nongwar View Point (1 hr walk) - 4. Trekking to Umunoi Living Root Bridge (3 hrs walk) - 5. Trekking to double decker Root Bridge (5/6 hrs) - 6. Trekking to Kongthong Village (2d/1n)

Day 4

Cherrapunjee - Kaziranga NP

After an early breakfast, long drive to Kaziranga National Park. Evening at leisure. Night in hotel/resort/homestay.

Day 5

Kaziranga NP

In this delightful day, you will embark on thrilling jeep safaris which will go deep inside the wilderness of the national park, through grasslands and teeming forests. There are four forest belts in Kaziranga, namely Agoratoli (eastern range) which is primarily dense forest, Kohora (central range) grasslands and home to majority of the rhinos, Bagori (western range) has mixed grasslands and forest and the offbeat Burapahar range which has a hilly forested terrain. Apart from the jeep safaris in the forest ranges and wildlife corridors, visitors can also enjoy a river safari at the confluence of Dhansiri and Brahmaputra rivers to spot the river dolphins, aquatic species, migratory wetland birds and also perhaps the tiger! Night in resort.

Day 6

Kaziranga NP - Guwahati Airport

Drive to Guwahati airport (depending on flight schedule). End of our services.
  • Discover the matriarchal Khasi society
  • Explore Kaziranga National Park
  • Walk to the living root bridge

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