Start and end in New Delhi! With the in-depth cultural tour Best of North East India in 11 Days through Assam and Nagaland. , you have a 11 day tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 7 other destinations in India. Best of North East India in 11 Days through Assam and Nagaland. includes accommodation as well as flights, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Welcome to India ! Meet our Dizkvr Experience Officer ( DEO ) in Delhi. Transfer to the Guwahati Airport. Drive to the borders of Arunachal Pradesh also called the land of rising sun, or orchid state of India, dawn-lit of mountains. Enter into one of the greenest state of the country- Assam. Let us take you to Bhalukpong ? famous for its unique natural beauty and is home to hot springs, an orchid centre at Tipi and hosts the Nyethidow festival in March every year. Check into the Wild Masheer and taste the lifestyle of a Colonial tea planter at your stay, a 22-acre sanctuary comprising the jewel in Assam?s crown. Spend your evening at the Tea estate for ?Chai ki baat?. Surrounded by fresh tea bushes, while staying right in the heart of Assam,a region famous for its black tea noted for its body, strong bright colour and unique malty flavour, you will be tasting around 57 different types and grades of tea from every corner of the world. End your day with a Dinner at the propertyStart point Arrival Terminal, Indira Gandhi International Airport, Airport Rd., New Delhi, Delhi, India
After a leisurely breakfast, prepare yourself to meet the exquisite Garo tribes in the nearby Garo village. Have you ever weaved? Learn how to weave a very special textile called Gadu, a blanket that is fluffy on one side and woven on a traditional loin loom. Also learn how the Garo Tribe makes organic dye while they demonstrate. After a detailed insightful exploration within the village, enjoy your lunch at the Bado Village on the riverside prepared and personalised by the same villagers. End the day with a cultural Dance by Mishing tribe in the evening and dinner later at your stay.
Indulge in an early and ambrosial breakfast at the resort while soaking in the lush green surroundings and listening to the sounds of the nature. Drive to Kaziranga. Check into the Diphlu River Lodge. Perched on the periphery of Kaziranga National Park, Diphlu River Lodge is the ideal getaway for a never-before intimacy with the natural world. It is the same resort where ? Prince William? and ?the Duchess of Cambridge? stayed here and were delighted with the quaintness and serenity of the lodge. Enjoy your lunch at the stay and prepare yourself for an adventurous afternoon safari with Professional Naturalists.
Wake up and start your day with tea/coffee and cookies. Set off for a thrilling morning safari to spot the animal and birds in the park. Devour in an amazing picnic breakfast prepared with local produce. Take an evening Brahmaputra River Cruise -The Agoratoli range at Kaziranga National Park offers a unique chance to visitors to experience the Wilderness of Kaziranga on the cruise. This cruise is a one hour long ride on the confluence of the Dhansiri and Just sit back and relax on while it takes you on a magical journey on one of the World?s finest wildlife destinations.
In and around JorhatAfter having your breakfast, en-route to Jorhat. Transfer to a wildlife resort on reaching( Thengal Manor/Puroni Bheti). Spend the rest of the day relaxing in the Tea gardens of Jorhat. Visit the Tea Factories and interact with one of the oldest planters in the region. Enjoy the dinner at your property for the day.
A day like never before- Drive up to the Nimati Ghat, the ferry point for Majuli ? the world?s largest inhabited river island that is a cultural centre for the Assamese people and possesses unique Hindu monasteries famed for their preachings, arts, dances and drama. The whole island is now shortlisted to be considered for an UNESCO World Heritage status. Upon reaching, board the ferry for Majuli the biggest River Island in the world and seat of Vaishnavite monasteries. Upon arrival, get close to the traditional mask makers of Majuli and know about their history. Later visit a monastery to get better understanding of the culture and get to interact with monks.Take the ferry back across the river to mainland Jorhat in the late part of the day. Relax for the day.
Brace yourself for an early start as you?ll hit pedal to the metal no later than 7 A.M. Today, enter the Mon district of Nagaland, home of the fabled headhunting Naga tribe ? the Konyak. The going may be a bit slow as the road from Jorhat to Sivasagar ( formerly Sibsagar ) has some bumps along the way. The pious can make a quick stop at Sivasagar and pray at the ancient Shiva temple there, which was built in 1734. During the drive, observe and soak in your favourite Assam tea comes from as you glide through picturesque tea plantations on the way to Sonari ? the border between Assam and Nagaland. By the time the sun goes down, you will be welcomed in Mon. Embrace your stay in a cottage built in the traditional Konyak style, and at night, enjoy the fire and folktales under starlight. Step out later in the evening to visit the Mon Market.
Get up close and meet the Konyak Tribe- a once fearsome last surviving headhunting tribe of Naga. Capture and take notes of the rare tattoo art still visible on their skin. Get cognise with the unique but vanishing practice of the tattooing culture together with the tattoo patterns, understand the oral traditions. Discuss folktales, songs, poems and sayings with Angh and his men while having a high tea with them. Participate in the singing while the tribe sings some traditional songs. Shop the exotic handicrafts from the makers in the far village. Drive back to the resort and spend evening at leisure.
Learn how to cook and enjoy a traditional Naga meal at village home. Interact with the locals and go for a short hike and village walk. Later drive back to the resort and spend evening at leisure.
Today, drive to the famed Lungwa village home to the Konyak tribals. Simple villages with houses constructed of bamboo line the road surrounded by rice fields. Konyak women, wearing orange and red beads and baskets on their basks, walk along the roadside on their way into the forest to collect firewood. The village shares an international border with Myanmar ? indeed, it passes right through the middle of the Chief?s ( Angh ) house, for whom, eating in India yet sleeping in Myanmar is a simple matter of crossing from one side of a room to another.Get the rare opportunity to interact with these warriors and listen to their stories. Go ahead, pick up one of these old guns, and see if you?ve got a good shot in you. Short hike up to the border pillar that demarcates the official boundary between India and Myanmar. Drive back to the resort and spend evening at leisure.
Leave early from Mon to reach Dibrugarh in time for your flight.End point Departure Terminal, Indira Gandhi International Airport, Airport Rd., New Delhi, Delhi, India