One of the most distinct cultural hubs of eastern India is Assam. From breath taking valleys that form perfect picturesque landscapes to one of the most unique and colorful cultures of the east, Assam has a lot to offer its every tourist. Whether you are a fan of history, architecture and cultural studies or are the adventurous type who loves nature rides and safaris on the back of an elephant, Assam is the place for you!
This tour package takes you from the modernized shopping center of the state, to the interiors where you come face to face with the nature itself. Experience the time of your life in the jungle safaris, get to mingle with the villagers and get unique insights on the Assamese culture all on this trip!
This trip consists of many exciting sites, some historical places, Buddhist monastery and much more. Tourists can astonished by seeing wonderful, undiscovered scenic beauty of Arunachal.
Guwahati, Jorhat, Sibasagar, Jorhat, Toklai, Kaziranga, Guwahati
Day 01: Arrival at Guwahati
Upon arriving at Guwahati and following a brief welcome ceremony, you check into your hotel room. We will stay the night in Guwahati.
Day 02: Guwahati - Jorhat [Jorhat: Tea capital, the Thengal Mansion, Assamese village.]
Starting early in the morning, we will drive to Jorhat, or the tea capital of Assam, which is around 207 kms away. Accommodation in Jorhat will be provided at the Thengal Mansion which is the ancestral house of a tea planter. Located around 15km from Jorhat, in an Assamese village where we stay at the 72 year old Thengal Mansion, which will provide an insight into the culture and tradition of the Assamese people. Soon after lunch and a brief rest, we walk to the village and get an insight on the simple lives that the locals lead.
Day 03: Jorhat - Sivasagar - Jorhat
Today, we explore the remains of the Ahom Kingdom!
Breakfast will be served early, after which we will drive to Sibsagar where we will see the ruins of the Ahom Kingdom. They ruled Assam for around 500 years before the British took over. Next we will visit the Tai Ahom Museum and the Maidams, or the mummy like figures, of the Ahom rulers at Charaideo. We will return to Jorhat and rest for the night there.
Day 04: Tocklai Research Station, Kaziranga national park
Following breakfast, we will learn about cultivating and picking tea in a tea plantation at the Tocklai Research Station. After returning to Jorhat for lunch, we drive to the Kaziranga national park, 90km away. It is home to the endangered one-horned rhino. We will stay the night at a tourist lodge.
Day 05: Kaziranga
We start the day early by leaving at around 5.30am to experience the elephant safari through the central range of Kaziranga. We then explore the eastern range on a jeep safari. After a brief stop for lunch, we move on to tour the western range, also by jeep. Overnight stay at Kaziranga.
Day 06: Kaziranga - Guwahati
Today, we will drive to Guwahati (200km) after an early breakfast. In the evening, you can enjoy a cruise on the Brahmaputra River. We will stay the night at a hotel in Guwahati.
Day 07: Departure
Following breakfast you can spend the day at your leisure till your departure time.
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