Unforgettable 180 Degrees North East Tour
Meet and greet upon your arrival by The Cat Holidays representative. Transfer to your hotel, check in and freshen up for local sightseeing of Guwahati, the Capital city of Assam and Gateway of Northeast, it is the Central business region of Northeast. Pay your obeisance at the numerous Temples - Maa Kamakhya. Sukreshwar. Umananda. Navagraha, Bashistha Ashram. Tirupathi Balaji and many more. Visit the Second world war Cemetery, State Museum, State Zoo & Srimanta Sankardeva Kalakshetra (A museum of Assam diverse culture), and Science Museum beside the temples.
Kamakhya Temple: Over the centuries, Kamrup Kamakhya has been the seat of the powerful tantrik cult in India. Situated atop the Nilachal Hill in Guwahati, it is one of the 108 Shakti Peethas of the country. Rising to a modest height of 562 feet above the mighty river Brahmaputra, the hill on which the temple stands commands a magnificent view of the entire city. Several smaller shrines and temples dedicated to Kala Bhairava, Shiva and other Hindu deities are also located in its vicinity.
Optional: Boat Cruise at Brahmaputra River in the evening. Overnight at Guwahati.
Meet and greet upon arrival by The Cat Holidays representative and then transfer to Shillong (110 Kms). The ‘Gleneagles of the East’ lies in the centre of a plateau surrounded by Khasi hills. En-route visit UMIUM LAKE BARAPANI PARK. After lunch go for sightseeing.
The gorgeous city offers amazing tourist spots. The sightseeing includes Don Bosco Museum of Indigenous Culture, Ward’s Lake is popular for short garden walks & boating, Botanical Garden offers plethora of indigenous and exotic plants & rare collection of orchids, Butterfly Museum is a storehouse of finest and rarest species of butterflies and moths, Lady Hydari Park is a Japanese style landscaped park endowed with stretches of roses & exquisite flowers. The Mini Zoo adjacent to the park has about 73 birds, 140 reptiles & mammals, Golf Course - One of the largest Golf courses in Asia is an 18 hole Golf Course is charted amidst a surging valley full of thick pine groves & rhododendron trees. Spend the evening in the splendid arena, State Museum is a display of the lifestyle and heritage of the people of Meghalaya, Elephant Falls is a mountain stream gorging down two successive falls set in dells of fern covered rocks, Shillong Peak displays a mesmerizing view of the scenic country side. Archery Stakes: A unique spot of Shillong is Archery Stakes. Archery stakes - a gambling sport which is held every day (except Sundays) at 4.00 PM. Overnight in Shillong.
After Breakfast, full day sightseeing of Shillong. The ‘Gleneagles of the East’ lies in the centre of a plateau surrounded by Khasi hills. The gorgeous city offers amazing tourist spots.
The Cat Holidays sightseeing includes:
Don Bosco Museum of Indigenous Culture
Ward’s Lake is popular for short garden walks & boating.
Botanical Garden offers plethora of indigenous and exotic plants & rare collection of orchids.
Butterfly Museum is a storehouse of finest and rarest species of butterflies and moths.
Lady Hydari Park is a Japanese style landscaped park endowed with stretches of roses & exquisite flowers. The Mini Zoo adjacent to the park has about 73 birds, 140 reptiles & mammals.
Golf Course - One of the largest Golf courses in Asia is an 18 hole Golf Course is charted amidst a surging valley full of thick pine groves & rhododendron trees. Spend the evening in the splendid arena!
State Museum is a display of the lifestyle and heritage of the people of Meghalaya.
Elephant Falls is a mountain stream gorging down two successive falls set in dells of fern covered rocks.
Shillong Peak displays a mesmerizing view of the scenic country side.
Archery Stakes: A unique spot of Shillong is Archery Stakes. Archery stakes - a gambling sport which is held every day (except Sundays) at 4.00 PM.
Later come back to hotel. Overnight in Shillong.
After Breakfast, Check out hotel to go to Kaziranga National Park, the home of "One Horned Rhinoceros". Check in at your hotel. Evening free for leisure or explore the local market. Overnight stay in Kaziranga.
Optional: Bihu Dance could be organized on request.
Early morning explore any one zone of Kaziranga National Park on back of Elephant i.e. ELEPHANT SAFARI (Optional: Unless it is mentioned in the inclusion). Get up early morning at 5.30AM and start for both central range ‘Kohora’ and western range ‘Bagori’. Apart from the Rhino, other species found are Hog Deer, Swamp Deer, Wild Buffalo, Elephants and if you are lucky then tiger also. It is also home to pelicans, storks and darters as there are a number of water bodies inside the Park. At 6:30 AM return to the hotel / resort for Breakfast. After Breakfast take little rest in the resort & hotel.
Afternoon around 01.45 PM you have JEEP SAFARI in Central range. Kaziranga National Park, has become synonymous with successful conservations of Great One Horn Rhinoceros (from the Greek word, "rhino" means nose and "ceros" means horn) / Unicornis (from the Latin word, "uni" means one and "cornis" also means horn) and also a home of many other threatened species including Indian Elephant (Elephant Maximus), Tiger (Panthera tigris), Hoolock Gibbon (Bunipithecus hoolock), Ganges dolphin (Platanista gangetica), Sambar (Cervus unicolor), Barasingha or Swamp Deer (duvauceli), Hog Deer, Indian Muntjac (Muntiacus muntjak), Water Buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) and Gaur (Bos frontalis) etc.
There are also over 500 species of birds have been recorder in the park including 25 species of globally threatened category. Over and above there are 21 rare and endangered species. In winter one can observe a large breeding population of Spot Bill Pelicans about one thousand breeding nests are found in a place which has been named as Pelican Colony in the Eastern Range.
Among the reptiles species like Water Monitor Lizard (Varanus salvator), Indian python (Python molurus), Cobra (Naja naja) and the King Cobra are found. Return back to resort / hotel. Overnight in Kaziranga.
Optional: Bihu Dance could be organized on request in the evening.
Note: The Park is open during the winter months of the dry season from the beginning of November to the end of April.
After Breakfast start your journey to the Bhalukpong.
Bhalukpong: Situated on the Assam-Arunachal border. Bhalukpong is a small town located along the southern reaches of the Himalayas in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh. Bhalukpong is another picturesque spot for angling and leisurely picnics. Evening at Leisure. There is plenty of nature beauty to explore the area of your own undoubtly.
Overnight at Bhalukpong.
After Breakfast you will transfer to another Heaven on Earth location which is Dirang. On the way you will be visiting to Tipi Orchid Sanctuary and Research Centre. It’s an Orchidarium at Tipi (5 kms from Bhalukpong) on the way to Bomdila is the Botanical paradise. About 300 species of orchids can be seen in the flora – glass house. Some of them are rare and endangered species. By the side of the glass house there is an orchid museum too.
Dirang: Dirang 40 kms from Bomdila is situated at an altitude of 1497 meters. It is an ideal hill resort in West Kameng district with beautiful Apple Nursery, Kiwi Farm, Yak Research Centre, Buddhist Gompa, Hot Water Spring and ancient Dirang Jong (Fort). It is the base camp for trekking to Gorichen peak and other bird watching trails
Overnight at Dirang.
After Breakfast transfer to Tawang (150 kms / 7-8hrs). While going to Tawang you will be visiting:
Jaswant Garh: The war memorial is located 14 kms from Sella Pass on the way to Tawang. The memorial pay homage to Jaswant Singh Rawat, Mahavir Chakra Awardee posthumous (the second highest award from the Indian Army). In the famous battle of Nuranang against Chinese in November 1962, Rawat and two other soldiers from 4th Battalion Garhwali Rifles were instrumental in killing 300 Chinese soldiers in 72 hours.
Sella Pass: The entry point into the Tawang Valley is Sella pass at an elevation of 13700 ft above the sea level. Legend says that a monpa woman supported sepoy Jashwant Singh during his battle with the Chinese. She brought sepoy Jashwant supplies and used to heal his wounds. When Jashwant got martyrdom she killed herself as an act of loyalty. The glimpse of Paradise Lake in the Sella Pass makes your visit worth. Most of the time the lake is covered with thick blanket of snow.
Overnight in Tawang.
After Breakfast, Full day Sightseeing in Tawang which includes the major ones are:
Tawang Monastery (Vihar): Tawang Monastery about 400 years old, situated at an altitude of approximately 10,000 ft. is the second largest Buddhist monastery in India. It also holds the distinction of being the birthplace of the 6th Dalai Lama. The monastery is the house of more than 700 monks. The monastery was founded by Merag Lama Lodre Gyamtso, in 1681 in accordance to the wishes of the 5th Dalai Lama, Nagwang Lobsang Gyatso. As per the legend, the site of the Monastery was chosen by the horse of Merag Lama. Merag Lama, who had been unable to decide a site to establish the monastery. One day he was praying in cave, seeking a divine guidance. When he came out after the prayers, he found his horse was missing. On search, the horse was located standing quietly on a hilltop. Considering that as the sign of divine blessing he decided to construct the monastery at the very spot. The monastery is also called Galden Namgey Lhatse meaning celestial paradise. There is a magnificent 8 meter high statue of Lord Buddha. The ancient library inside the courtyard has an excellent collection of thangkas, painted with the blood from the nose of 5th Dalai Lamaand valuable Buddhist manuscripts mainly Kanjur and Tanjur numbering 850 bundles.
Urqelling Monastery: It is the birthplace of the 6th Dalai Lama who is the only Indian to have risen to such a high position in Gelupka Sect of Buddhism so far. Inside the monastery there are several Stupas (Vihar) and people from all walks of life visit this place during Buddhist New Year to get the blessing for the coming year.
The Craft Centre: The craft centre in Tawang sells beautiful masks, hand woven carpets, jewellery in silver, coral and amber, ‘chubas’ the local dress and delightful affordable mementos.
Tawang War Memorial: The memorial is dedicated to the martyrs of the 1962 Sino-Indian war. The memorial is 40-foot-high and like a stupa in design. It is locally called ‘Namgyal Chortan’. The names of 2420 martyrs imprinted in gold on 32 black granite plagues.
Overnight in Tawang.
After Breakfast transfer from Tawang to Bomdila. Bomdila is on the way to Tawang, situated at height of 8500 ft (distance from Tezpur 180 kms), Bomdila is a picturesque town in the foothills of Himalayas and the head quarter of West Kameng District the land of the Monpa, Sherdukpen, Aka (Hrusso), Miji and Bogun (Khawas) tribes. One can see the brilliant landscape and snow-clad Gorichen ranges of the Himalaya on a clear day. With its apple orchards, Buddhist Gomphas and a magnificent view of the Kameng Valley Bomdila can be named as a mini paradise. Bomdila is also an ideal place for nature lovers with several trekking and hiking trails are now opened for the adventure seeker. The places of interest in Bomdila to visit:
Bomdila Monastery: The monastery has been built under the guidance of Dalai Lama. It is a residence of more than 200 Buddhist monks. From the monastery one can have the breathtaking view of the entire Bomdila. The time of pray is in dawn and dusk, attending which, one can have the absolute peace of mind.
Also visit Craft Centre, where very fine wooden carpets of colourful designs and Masks are produced.
Bomdila also offers a Bird's eye view of Kangto and Gorichen peaks (highest peaks in the state) amidst the Himalayan landscape and snow clad ranges. Overnight in Bomdila.
After Breakfast, transfer from Dirang to Name. Enroute visit:
Nameri National Park: The Nameri National Park of 200 sq kms area is located in the Sonitpur district, bordering Arunachal Pradesh and it is also the core area of Nameri Tiger Reserve (344sq kms). It is the home of Mammals like Elephant, Tiger, leopard, Sambar, Barking deer, Hog Deer, Wild Boar, Gaur, Slow Loris, Gaplangur, Burmese ferret badger, and over 350 species of birds including White-winged Wood Duck, Ibis bill (uncommon), Ruddy Kingfisher, Palla’s fishing eagle, Lesser Adjutant stork , Greater spotted eagle, Rufous necked hornbill, Great pied Indian hornbill, Wreathed hornbill, Long-billed Ringed Plover, Sultan Tit, and Yellow-bellied and White-throated Fantails. Another important wild life sanctuary of Arunachal Pradesh The Pakhui (Pakke) wild life Sanctuary adjoins the Park on its North-Eastern point. The river Jia- Bhoroli and its tributaries namely the Diji, Dinai, Doigurung, Nameri, Dikorai, and Kharietc crisscross the park. During rainy season A few Jheels (during the rainy seasons) also dot the area.
Enjoy rafting in the Jia Bhoroli river in the south western boundary. Overnight at Nameri.
Before Breakfast in the morning you could go for hiking inside the park with a guard to see some beautiful bird and butterflies or after breakfast could have some fun with the white water rafting.
Later depart for Guwahati. After arriving sightseeing in Guwahati. Pay your obeisance at the numerous Temples - Maa Kamakhya Temple. Sukreshwar Temple. Umananda Temple. Navagraha Temple, Bashistha Ashram. Tirupathi Balaji Temple and many more. Visit the Second world war Cemetery, State Museum, State Zoo & Srimanta Sankardeva Kalakshetra (A museum of Assam diverse culture) and Science Museum beside the temples. Overnight at Guwahati.
Kamakhya Temple: Over the centuries, Kamrup Kamakhya has been the seat of the powerful tantrik cult in India. Situated atop the Nilachal Hill in Guwahati, it is one of the 108 Shakti Peethas of the country. Rising to a modest height of 562 feet above the mighty river Brahmaputra, the hill on which the temple stands commands a magnificent view of the entire city. Several smaller shrines and temples dedicated to Kala Bhairava, Shiva and other Hindu deities are also located in its vicinity. Overnight in Guwahati.
After Breakfast, return back to Guwahati Airport / Railway station for your departure. Your tour ends here with pleasant memories.
We need following for process your booking:
1. Guests Name & Contact Numbers.
2. Naming List with gender & age.
3. Arrival /Departure details.
4. Necessary documents for ILP (Inner Line Permit)
Please carry original ID proof (Identity card – Voter ID card/Pass-port/Driving License etc.) for security purpose & hotel policy.
1.) Check-in 08:00 hrs. / Check-out time is 08:00 hrs.
2.) On arrival of guest at Airport our executive will be there with the PLA – CARD at Exit Gate on the Airport. Railway Station.
3.) The tourism infrastructure in North East is not very developed and one should not expect or compare it with the standards of other cities & other developed destinations.
4.) We request guests to contact our executive in case of any complaint/suggestions instead of asking driver to follow according to their wish.
5.) On arrival of guests or at the time of issuing travel voucher, we will provide them local contact numbers of our Executive, who will handle the entire Operation.
6.) Keeping this in mind please ensure that you do not leave your belongings in the vehicle as there is very little possibility of getting them back.
7.) If for any reason any tourist spot is closed we shall not cover it on next day and if guest wants to do the same on next day then additional cost to be paid by the guests.
8.) If guests want any changes in their sightseeing schedule they should be inform to our executive previous day of the schedule program before 16:00 hrs after that no changes are allowed. If the guest inform after 16:00 hrs. It will be consider as a cancellation with no refund or guest will pay extra cost for the re-schedule the sightseeing.
9.) Guest pleased is informed to maintain the timing for the sightseeing / transfers which will advisable by our Executive.
All rates quoted are on Per person in Indian Rupees.
3.09% GST extra as applicable.
Prices mentioned are the minimum quote and will be available on first-come, first-served basis.
Package rates are subject to change without prior notice.
The Cat Holidays reserves the right to change/modify or terminate the offer anytime at its own discretion and without any prior notice.
Please carry comfortable walking shoes. Dress code is casual except in National Park (details to be informed the guests after package confirmation).
All sightseeing is subject to weather conditions, political conditions in the destination.
Supplements for Christmas and New Year will be charged extra.
Mandatory Meal supplement for Christmas & New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner will be charged extra.
The Above Rates are only applicable for Indian National.
We request the customers to provide their meal preference at the time of booking for convenience during the Holiday.
Meal selections are available for vegetarian / Non-Vegetarian food / Jain food (on special mention).
In case of unavailability in mentioned hotels, alternate accommodation will be arranged in a similar category hotel.
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PAYMENT & RESERVATION TERMS:
You can make reservations with us by advising us your acceptance of the tour and travel dates. We would immediately proceed to make tentative bookings. All services would be kept on confirmed basis only on receipt of 50% advance payments. The balance full and final payment must reach us before 20 days of the start of tour. In case of failure to make 100% payment before 20 days, the advance will be forfeited and the package deemed to be cancelled.
You, or any member of your party, may cancel their travel arrangements at any time. Written notification or an e-mail to that effect from the person who made the booking must be received at our offices. The applicable cancellation charges are as per the published cancellation policy below. The applicable cancellation charges are as per the published cancellation policy below:
Cancellation charges per person:
Before 60 Days of Commencement = 25% on the Total Amount.
Before 59 - 31 Days = 30% Cancellation Charges of Total Amount.
Before 30 – 15 Days of Commencement = 50% Cancellation Charges of Total Amount.
Before 14 - 7 Days of Commencement = 75% Cancellation Charges of Total Amount.
Less than 7 Days of Commencement = NO REFUND
The above may vary based on any specific cancellation charges as charged by the third party service provider.
If We Change or Cancel Your Holiday:
1) We do plan the arrangements in advance. It is unlikely that we will have to make any changes to your travel Arrangements. Occasionally, we may have to make changes and we reserve the right to do so at any time. If there are any changes, we will advise you of them at the earliest possible date. We also reserve the right in any Circumstances to cancel your travel arrangements by assigning reasons to you.
2) If we are unable to provide the booked travel arrangements due to reasons beyond our control (for instance, bad weather, political disorder) etc.
3) We shall first try to offer you alternative dates for the tour if the tour hasn’t already commenced.
4) If the tour has already commenced, then we shall refund the booking price/fee charged from you on a pro-rata basis depending on portion of the tour standing utilized by you.
5) In all circumstances, however, our liability shall be limited refunding to you the price we charged as the tour fees.
The above itinerary is suggested Tour Plan. The Company is responsible for only those services which are charged from the guest. All other services which are not paid by the guest to the Company are Suggested services and Company is nowhere bound to provide that service or pay the cost for the same. Check in and Checkout Timing of the Hotel will be according to the timing of the respective Hotels. Company is not responsible for compensating any loss or additional cost incurred by the guest while taking the tour. Company is not responsible, nor liable for any damage, loss or injury caused to any passenger while taking the tour. Dollar rates are applicable only to foreign Nationals & Indians possessing foreign passports, while the INR package rates will be applicable to Indian nationals. All the disputes are subject to Kolkata Jurisdiction only. Any Claim related to the Package must be brought to the notice of the Company within a week. After one week the company will not entertain Claim related to the Package.
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