8 Nights 9 Days Tour Shillong - Cherrapunji - Tezpur - Orang - Dirang - Tawang - Bomdila - Guwahati
Day 01 Welcome to Shillong:
Receive from Shillong/ Guwahati Airport and proceed to Shillong city, also called as “Scotland of the East”. It takes almost 1 hour (3 hours from Guwahati) to reach the city. While traveling you may visit Lum Nehru Park at Umium and majestic Barapani (Umiam Lake) wrapped in the beauty of an assortment of green Khasi- Pines and surrounded by sylvan hills and blue skies, visit Don Bosco Museum. On arrival at Shillong city check in a hotel. After freshen up enjoy some sightseeing of beautiful Shillong i.e.- Lady Hydari Park, Ward’s Lake, Police Bazar and Cathedral Church. Overnight stay at Shillong.
Day 02 Cherrapunji (Sohra) Excursion:
After early breakfast proceed to Cherrapunji which is credited as being the wettest place on the Earth. On the away visit Airforce Museum and Elephant Falls. Enjoy the panoramic view of Mawkdok Dympep Valley from Duwan Shing Syiem viewpoint. Explore some tourist attraction of Cherrapunji i.e.- Garden of Caves, Dain Thlen Falls, Arwah Caves, Nohkalikai Falls, Eco Park, Mausmai Cave, Seven Sister Falls etc. evening come back to Shillong and overnight stay at Shillong.
Day 03 Shillong to Orang & Explore Tezpur:
After breakfast check out from hotel and with fresh memories drive towards Orang. It will take around 8 hours to reach the destination. On the way you may enjoy the Dolphin show at Koliabhomora Ghat. Visit some tourist spots in Tezpur i.e.- Tezpur Museum, Agnigarh, Chitralekha Udyan, Mahabhairav Temple, Kanaklata Park it is a rock garden with a great natural view of Tezpur area and Lotus Pond etc. after sightseeing drive to Orang. By reaching Orang check in a resort and overnight stay at Orang.
Day 04 Orang to Dirang:
After breakfast check out from resort and proceed to Dirang which is almost 230 Kms. from Orang and it will take around 7 hours to reach the destination. On the way you may visit Shergaon village and enjoy the view of a picturesque valley. Dirang the region is located at an elevation of 4910 ft above sea level and on a picturesque valley in between two major getaways- Bomdilla and Tawang. The land is famous for Kiwi and Apple orchards. It is the base camp of trekking and bird watching at Mandla. On arrival of Dirang check in at a hotel and relax. Overnight stay at Dirang.
Day 05 Explore The Sangti Valley & Shift to Tawang:
After having breakfast check out from hotel and visit Thupsung Ddhargye Monastery, after visiting the Monastery explore some famous tourist attraction of Dirang i.e. Sangti Valley, the valley blessed with pleasant weather with light showers of snow fall and Sangti River flowing through the valley. Explore Regional Apple Nursery, Kiwi Farm, Dzong (fort) etc. Then drive to Tawang. It is about 130 Kms. from Dirang and will take almost 5 hours to reach the destination. On the way visit World War Cemetery. Continue the journey till arrival of Sela Pass, at an altitude of 4114m. It is famous for high altitude Lakes and scenic beauty and is ideal for Ice Skating during winter. By reaching Tawang check in at a hotel and relax. Overnight stay at Tawang.
Day 06 Explore Bum La Pass (China Border) & Tawang:
After having breakfast proceed to visit Indo-China border (Bum La Pass) Madhuri Lake and Pangateng Tso Lake, which is another significant tourist spot in Tawang. Visit Brahma-Dung-Chung Ani Gompa, the Gompa is a 400 years old nunnery. It is situated at distance of 15 km from Tawang towards Bumla pass. After exploring Bum La Pass come back to hotel. Evening visit War memorial Centre and watch the show of World War Memory and stay overnight at Tawang.
Day 07 Tawang Sightseeing & Shift to Bomdila:
After breakfasts check out from hotel and visit Tawang Monastery, The Monastery is an around 113 feet long and 80 feet wide edifice which is a famous Buddhist Temple. The interior of the building is stunningly beautiful. Visit Tawang Craft Centre, is home to the work of traditional artists and craftsmen of Tawang, here you can see wide variety of carpets, Buddhist Thangkas and handicrafts along with masks crafted by local people. After that drive to Bomdila which is almost 170 kms. from Tawang and will take 5 hours to reach the destination. Bomdila offers excellent panoramic view of Himalayan landscapes and snow clad ranges. En-route you can visit Nuranang Falls (Jung Falls or Bong Bong Falls) the picturesque attraction of Tawnag. The falls drops down from an altitude of 100 mtrs. It is located about 2 kms away from the Bomdila & Tawang connecting road. By reaching Bomdila check in a hotel and relax. Evening you may visit Bomdila local market and overnight stay at Bomdila.
Day 08 Bomdila to Guwahati:
After early breakfast check out from hotel and visit the amazing tourist attraction of Bomdila Gontse Garden Rabgyal Ling Monastery (Upper Gompa) Popularly known as the GRL Monastery, also visit Thub-Chog Gatsel Ling Monastery (Lower Gompa) was first founded in the year of 1960, this monastery has been an important religious place for performing circumambulating and prostration by the local people. After visiting the monasteries proceed to Guwahati. It will take almost 8 hours journey (300 km) to reach Guwahati. On the way you may visit Shergaon village and enjoy the view of a picturesque valley. By reaching Guwahati check in a hotel and relax. Stay overnight in Guwahati.
Day 09 Kamakhya Temple darshan & Guwahati Airport Drop, Tour End
Early in the morning (5 O’clock) proceed to darshan of Maa Kamakhya Temple located at top of the Nilachal hill in heart of Guwahat city. After visiting the temple come back to hotel. After having breakfast check out the hotel and transfer you to Guwahati Airport with an everlasting memory. Tour End.