Guwahati is the capital of Assam, a northeastern state in India. Guwahati is a gateway to the seven other northeastern states and is a beautiful destination. Explore Guwahati with FlyinGroups and enjoy the beautiful destination.
To the east, 18th-century Navagraha Temple is an astronomical center with planetary shrines. Umananda Temple, dedicated to Shiva and covered with engravings, stands on Peacock Island in the river.
Welcome arrival at Guwahati Airport. Drive on to Shillong (100kms/3hrs/1496mtrs), the state capital of Meghalaya. Evening at leisure. Overnight at a hotel. Meghalaya, swaddled amidst wraith-like mists is aptly called “the abode of clouds”. It is one of India’s prettiest states inhabited by the Khasis, Jaintias and Garos. It is known for its matrilineal society, which governs lineage and ancestral inheritance through the female line. It stands out for its traditional and natural beauty among the other states. Its historical strengths have been irreversibly linked with its superlative natural setting.
Full day sight seeing of Shillong - Meghalaya is best known as the ‘Scotland of the East’ for this pretty hill station. Meghalaya’s natural beauty is most conducive for extended holidays with the hill station of Shillong continuing to be a hot favourite. The scenic Khasi Hills resembles the Scottish Highlands amidst smoky blue hills thick with pine and orchids, singing brooks and crashing waterfalls. The Shillong Peak (1965mtrs) offers breathtaking views of the city spread out against its glorious hill slopes. Amongst the popular waterfalls, close to the town is the Elephant Falls. Visit the DBCIC (Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Culture). Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast drive to Kaziranga National Park (280kms/7hrs). Overnight at a forest Lodge. Kaziranga national Park - is a World Heritage Site, where more than 75% of the world’s total population of the great Indian horned Rhinoceros can be found. It lies on the southern bank of the Brahmaputra River and is one of the oldest parks of Assam. Besides rhinos, the Asiatic Water Buffalo numbering over 1200, elephants over 1000, tigers more than 81, Swamp deer, Barking deer and Hog deer can be seen. About 400 species of birds are found in the Park.
After an early breakfast, go for a thrilling jeep safari inside central range of Kaziranga. The numerous animals and birds of the great grasslands of Kaziranga are sure to leave any nature lover in a delightful mood. See herds of Rhinos, Deers, Otters, Wild Bovid. Catch the elusive tiger in action, or a giant wild elephant chasing away intruders. Afternoon, proceed for Guwahati. On arrival check into hotel.
After breakfast, proceed for the famous Kamakhya Temple, a center of Tantricism, which dates back to the Vedic and Puranic times. Srimanta Shankerdev Kalashetra . The Kamakhya Temple dominates the life of Guwahati, as much as does the great Brahmaputra River. The temple, situated over Neelachal Parbat or Kamagiri in the city of Guwahati is one of its several religious landmarks. The Kamakhya Temple had been built in reverence to Goddess Kamakhya or Sati, who was one of the numerous incarnations of Goddess Durga or Goddess Shakti. Later spare some time for local sightseeing and shopping. Drive to the Guwahati airport/railway station (240kms/6hrs) to board flight/train for onward destination.