Manas National Park and the Khasi Hills
NEY-20 | 05 Nights/06 Days
Manas National Park or Manas Wildlife Sanctuary is a national park, UNESCO Natural World Heritage site, a Project Tiger reserve.
- 05 Nights/06 Days
- Guwahati - Manas - By: Surface (170 Kms/ 03 Hours)
- Depart Guwahati
- Customizable Tour : Yes
- MEALS Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
- TRANSPORT Luxury Car, SUV, Bus, Minibus, Raft
- ACCOMODATION 2 star, 3 star, 4 star, 5 star hotel.
Day 1: Guwahati - Manas - By: Surface (170 Kms/ 03 Hours)
Upon arrival at Guwahati airport drive straight to Manas National Park. The evening is at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Manas – Shillong (270 Kms/ 06 hours)
After your morning tea at 7.30 A.M proceed for pre-booked Jeep Safari at the dense forest of Manas National Park. Located in the Himalayan foothill bhabar area in the western Assam, Manas was originally a game reserve since 1928 and became a Tiger Reserve in 1974, a World Heritage Site in 1985, a Biosphere Reserve in 1989. It was declared as a National Park in 1990 with an area of 500 sq. kms and the core area of 2600 sq. kms of Chirang Ripu Elephant Reserve. The park harbours more than 20 endangered species and is famous for its unique scenic beauty. It is also an Important Bird Area. White Winged Wood Duck was recently recorded in the Park.
Day 3: Shillong - Mawllilong - Cherrapunjee (160 Kms/ 04 hours)
After breakfast drive to Mawllilong - cleanest village in Asia. Enroute we will visit Shillong Peak and Elephant Falls. Later proceed to Mawllilong, en-route visit balancing rock. Arrive Mawllilong visit Single decker living root-bridge inside the jungle, later visit and enjoy the locally made watch tower, made up of bamboos. This watch tower gives you 360 degree view of the surrounding area. Afternoon drive to Cherrapunjee. Overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Cherrapunjee
Today after breakfast we get ready for a half day trek with our expert guide to visit the Double Decker Living Root Bridge deep inside the jungle. All together it will take 2 to 3 hrs (depending on the physical fitness of the person) one way to reach the site. This trek is partially by rocky steps, ramp and trails. Later trek back to your hotel. Later visit to the Seven Sister Falls, Nahkhalikai Falls, Mawsmai Cave and Koh Ram Hah. The evening is free on your own. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5: Cherrapunjee - Shillong - Guwahati (170 Kms/ 05 hours)
After breakfast drive straight to Shillong. Visit to the Catholic of St. Cathedral, Polo Ground & Donbosco Museum. Further drive straight to Guwahati. Visit to the Sri Sri Bhimeswar Panchadhara Shiva Dham, the 6th Dwadas Jyotirlinga at Daini Bama (Dakini Pahar), Pamohi (Surrounded by the Stunning Hills of Dakini). At evening optional river cruise at Bramhmaputra (On direct payment basis and strictly subject to availability on the day of cruising). Overnight at hotel. Note: Being the only cruise available here in Guwahati and that too with the stake with Assam Govt., if there is any Govt. meeting or pre –organized party there is a possibility of the cruise to get cancelled.
Day 6: Depart Guwahati
Early morning check-out from hotel and proceed to Kamakhya temple. The temple door opens for the devotees at 8.00 A.M and special entry passes are arranged for the visit. After the visit we drive straight to the airport for flight to onward destination.