Seasonal Journeys

Seasonal Journeys 2018-05-29T15:29:41+00:00

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In a region where a traveler can experience four seasons in a single day, there are certain seasons in the year which offer a distinctive travel experience. Certain tribal festivals that occur only at a certain time of the year, the delight of the monsoons and the crisp winter season are just some the factors you can plan your travel around. Each season has its own charm and it is well worth experiencing it.

THE HORNBILL
Guwahati – Kohima – Kaziranga National Park – Guwahati
8 Days|7 Nights

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DAYS 1 & 2 | GUWAHATI
Arrive in Guwahati and explore what the city has to offer. You will visit the World War 2 Cemetary and the famous Kamakhya Temple, a centre of pilgrimage and worship. Subject to there being enough time you can also visit Sualkuchi, a centre famed for its silk cottage industry. Stay at a hotel in Guwahati.

DAYS 3, 4 & 5 | KOHIMA
Drive to Kohima. Kohima, the capital of Nagaland is a bustling town situated high on a ridge. Kohima has several Angami villages around and you will visit one such tribal village to see their culture and their way of life. Kohima witnessed fighting in WW2 and you can visit the war memorial and museum as well as try the local cuisines Nagaland has to offer. Kohima is also the venue for the Hornbill Festival and this is the highlight of your travels to Nagaland. Witness the culture and traditions of the colourful Naga tribes and sample different dishes. You can also see their dances as well as listen to their songs. The Hornbill Festival is quite a stunning exposition of the Naga culture and you will be quite mesmerised by the entire proceedings. Stay in a hotel/homestay in Kohima.

DAYS 6 & 7 | KAZIRANGA NATIONAL PARK
Drive to Kaziranga National Park. The park has different ranges and you can explore them on jeep and elephant safaris. Having a large population of Indian One Horned Rhinoceros and Elephants as well as a sizeable population of Royal Bengal Tigers, your trips into the jungles will be filled with the excitement of viewing large animals as well as a lot of birds. Stay at a lodge outside Kaziranga.

DAY 8 | GUWAHATI
Drive back to Guwahati and fly out in the evening..

MEGHALAYA MONSOON MAGIC
Guwahati – Shillong – Cherrapunjee – Guwahati
7 Days|6 Nights

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DAYS 1 & 2 | GUWAHATI
Arrive in Guwahati and explore what the city has to offer. You will visit the World War 2 Cemetary and the famous Kamakhya Temple, a centre of pilgrimage and worship. Subject to there being enough time you can also visit Sualkuchi, a centre famed for its silk cottage industry. Stay at a hotel in Guwahati.

DAYS 3 & 4 | SHILLONG
Drive to Shillong. Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya is a town situated amongst green hills and forests. You can visit a museum which exhibits the local culture of the tribes who inhabit Meghalaya. You can also visit the local markets to take in a bit of the wares sold there by the locals. Meghalaya has several ‘Sacred Groves’ and the one in Mawphlang is the most famous of them all. You can take a drive there and visit them. Shillong is also a great place to try the local cuisines the various tribes of Meghalaya have to offer. Stay in a hotel in Shillong.

DAYS 5 & 6 | CHERRAPUNJEE
Drive to Cherrapunjee. Cherrapunjee, now called Sohra has the distinction of being the wettest places on Earth is a charming little town situated a few hours drive from Shillong. Enroute Cherrapunjee you will take a detour to Mawlynnong, a picturesque Khasi village nestled amongst thick forests. Mawlynnong is also the start of a short walk for one of the famous Living Root Bridges of Meghalaya. Cherrapunjee has several waterfalls and caves and you can view them at your own leisure. Subject to a market day coinciding with the time of your visit, you can take a walk around the local market where people from the surrounding villages come to display and sell their wares. Stay at a lodge in Cherrapunjee.

DAY 7 | GUWAHATI
Drive back to Guwahati and fly out in the evening

*Every single trip of ours is customisable. We can also take different experiences from each of our journeys and bring it all together to customise a journey for you on the basis of your preferences. Just write into us with what you have in mind and we shall create your personalised journey.