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Meghalaya and Kaziranga Trip
One Week [7 Days]

Kaziranga and Meghalaya Tour In One Week

This one week Guwahati Shillong Kaziranga tour package, covering the best places to visit in Meghalaya and Assam is arguably one of the best trips to North East India for 7 days. If it is your first time in the North East, this Kaziranga Meghalaya tour package will give you the perfect introduction of the hills and the plains of the region. And even if it is not your first time, a jungle safari in the Kaziranga National park followed by some wonderful time in the abode of clouds, Meghalaya is a delightful reason to spend one week in North East India. Our Kaziranga and Meghalaya in 7 days trip starts from Guwahati and in the first leg takes you to the Kaziranga National Park – a UNESCO world heritage site.

Guwahati Shillong Kaziranga Tour Package

  • Day 1 – Guwahati To Kaziranga

  • Day 2 – Kaziranga To Shillong

  • Day 3 – Shillong – Double-decker Living Root Bridge – Cherrapunjee

  • Day 4 – Cherrapunjee To Dawki To Mawlynnong

  • Day 5 – Mawlynnong To Shillong

  • Day 6 – Shillong Local Tour

  • Day 7 – Shillong To Guwahati

One week trip to Kaziranga and Meghalaya – Detailed Itinerary

one horned rhino kaziranga meghalaya tour package
One-horned rhino of Kaziranga National Park as seen on a Jungle Safari in Kaziranga

Day 1 – Guwahati To Kaziranga

Get picked by North East Explorers representative from the airport. Drive through the plains of Assam dotted by random, small towns all along, to the Kaziranga National Park. Evening free.

Day 2 – Kaziranga To Shillong

Start early and head to the safari entry-point. You will explore the jungle slow, from the back of mighty elephants. Enjoy watching the one-horned rhinos going about their daily life from close quarters. After the elephant safari, you will head out for a Jeep safari. Post which, you start for Meghalaya, the abode of clouds. On your way to Shillong, also known as the Scotland of the East, stop by at the gorgeous Umiam lake and soak-in its grandeur. With Umiam done, head to your wonderfully located Khasi home-stay in Shillong and relax before heading out again.

Day 3 – Shillong To Double-decker Living Root Bridge To Cherrapunjee

Today will be the day when you see the bio-engineering marvel, the Living Root Bridges of Nongriat. Start from Cherrapunjee and head to the tiny village of Tyrna. Your trek to the Double Decker Living Root Bridge starts from here. It’s going to be a long day so, don’t forget your munchies and toffees. By the time you come back, the daylight would have almost given way to dusk. From there, drive to your Khasi homestay in Cherrapunjee for the night.

Double decker living root bridge trek
The refreshing trek to the double-decker living root bridges of Meghalaya

Day 4 – Cherrapunjee To Dawki To Mawlynnong

Start for what is known as Asia’s cleanest village, Mawlynnong. The drive is a beautiful one so, sit back and relax but don’t get too relaxed to not to take a break or two on the way, just to soak in the beauty around. Perched atop a bunch of hills, the village sits right at the frontier between India and Bangladesh. Walk up the sky-bridge to have a look at the Bangladesh plains below. Check-in to a very simple but nice village home for the night and have you your dinner there. No option of eating out today. Also, on your way, stop by at the village of Riwai and visit the Living Root Bridge there.

Day 5 – Mawlynnong To Shillong

Wake – up early and take a stroll around the village. Explore its hundred-year-old church, the narrow lanes of the village and learn about how the village is kept spotlessly clean by watching the villagers, kids to oldies, playing their part in keeping the village clean. Post breakfast, head back to Shillong. Check-in to your Khasi home-stay.

Living Root Bridge Meghalaya Tour
The Living Root Bridges of Meghalaya – Kaziranga & Meghalaya Tour

Day 6 – Shillong Local Sightseeing

Today, we explore as many local interests as possible, in Shillong. From Cathedrals to beautiful lakes to museums, there’s a lot to explore in this lovely little but bustling hill-town.

Day 7 – Shillong To Guwahati

Start Shillong at around and stop – by at the Umiam lake. You can just sit and enjoy the gorgeous view of low-hanging clouds over this huge lake or go boating on its calm waters. Start for the airport from here max by 1 PM. Fly-out with memories of a lifetime 🙂

**Please note that Elephant Safari is purely on the first-come-first-serve basis. While we will try our best to secure the same for you, we do not assure elephant safari. In the rare case where we are not able to secure elephant safari seats.

Inclusions

  • A dedicated vehicle with driver cum guide for the entire trip.
  • Accommodation for all nights.
  • Breakfast on all days except for day 1.
  • 1 x Kaziranga Jeep safari.
  • 1 x Kaziranga Elephant safari.
  • Local guide wherever required.
  • Entry tickets to the national park.

Exclusions

  • Any personal/sanitary/medical expenses.
  • Any extension in the number of days of stay.
  • Food and snacks.
  • Anything that is not mentioned in the Inclusions section above.
  • Camera entry fee while entering the national park.
  • 5% GST

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North East Explorers
4.7
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Reshma Narasing
Reshma Narasing
13:25 28 Dec 19
I am a solo female traveler and a travel blogger, and travel independently most of the time. I was on a long trip to... north eastern states of India, and I took a trip with North East Explorers to Arunachal, having heard very little of this state. And it was the best thing to do! They organized a perfect trip, took me to the hidden gems of Arunachal, and I enjoyed my time with the locals, experienced local food, got a glimpse of their culture, and would not have wanted to travel in Arunachal in any other way! They are not your typical travel company. They offer customers what they want and more, and your money is worth and so is your time. You can get customized trips according to your budget, and plan trips as per your preferences. You will get a fulfilling customer service until your trip is over. North East Explorers are handsdown the best way to travel in north east India.read more
Neha Pandey
Neha Pandey
09:03 18 Nov 19
The trip was very well organised. Our trip operator Rajiv Verma was very quick in responding throughout our... communication. He was very helpful in sorting out any queries and issues throughout the trip. The trip was designed well to cover all the best spots throughout Meghalaya. We had an experienced driver who accompanied us through the trip provided by NE Explorers. Rajiv customised our trip the way we wanted to. He also suggested what is best for us. His mail included all details of inclusions and exclusion. So, there was no confusion at all with him. Highly recommend them. I have travelled a lot and booked trips with D Paul's and Make my trip. But, NE Explorers I really wanted to try because they were the local operators. And, they have really impressed me.Had a lovely time. It was so relaxed and easy thanks to them for taking care of everything so amazingly!!! 10/10 would definitely get in touch with them soon for our next travel plans !!!read more
wilson mathews
wilson mathews
07:38 18 Jun 19
We had a great and unforgettable experience in Arunachal pradesh (Dirang -Tawang- Bum la pass). Right from the minute... we landed in Guwahati, Rajiv took us under his wing. He made sure that we were taken care of every minute. The itinerary was followed to the tee. The driver Mr.Kamal handled the rough terrains expertly. The picturesque villages and streams were quite a sight. The homestays arranged were clean and the owners received us with great love. They looked after us as if we were their own family. The homestay in Tawang (Dondrub homestay) definitely deserves 5 stars. In all this was one of the most memorable vacations we took. Looking forward to another trip with North East explorersread more
Rahul Maheshwari
Rahul Maheshwari
08:26 10 Jun 19
We had a wonderful trip of North East organized by Rajiv from Northeast explorers. I searched for north east tour... operators and based on positives reviews shortlisted Northeast explorers. Rajiv, demonstrated his knowledge of the region and experience he has gained in this field. He clearly mentioned about stay only in homestays during the entire journey as he does not deal with hotels. After having communication with Rajiv we agreed on itinerary (Guwahati-Shillong-Cherrapunji-Mawlynong-Guwahati-Dirang-Tawang-Dirang-Guwahati) started our beautiful journey. Special mention to our expert driver cum guide Topeswar who was very knowledgeable and also took us to good restaurants along the trip. Also, Rajiv from NE Explorers was constantly in touch with us over phone/whatsapp while we traveled giving us tips. The homestays were mostly good except the one in Mawlynong which is small village. I have one feedback here if they can provide couple of homestays options in advance at each place to choose from then that would be great. Rest all was very good and especially host at Tawang homestay was amazing and helped us in Bumla trip. Overall a very mesmerizing experience. I would definitely recommend North East Explorers.read more
Arun Madhavan Govindarajan
Arun Madhavan Govindarajan
03:03 22 May 19
We were 6 people and went on an amazing trip this year to the NE thanks to Rajiv. From the very first interactions... that we have had with him, it has been plesant experience. He takes personal care with the planning of the trip, hand picks the places that we stay in and overall makes the experience a memorable one. The places you stay are all homestays, which is the speciality that Rajiv offers. We were initially skeptical about the same, but Rajiv assured that this was the best part of the travel where you get the feel of a home like stay. He was indeed correct. you can get to experience the genuine love of NE people through these home stay. They were well prepared for our arrival and took great care of us. Travelling with a 5 year old, this was very important. Most importantly the our driver Nagesh who accompanied us through the trip was very knowledgeable. He understands your tastes and preferences very quickly and chooses restaruants very wiesly. The plan that he does is also pretty amazing. A couple of times where we started late, we still did not find the pinch of time and were able to see all the places we had to cover, thanks to Nagesh. This he does without overspeeding. A very careful driver and a wonderful person to interact with. The most unusual part of the trip is the followup you get from Rajiv. He calls you couple of times every day, takes personal care in ensuring that everything is fine. We also met him on the way, where he says that he makes is a point to meet his guests atleast once during their journey. Very different from a lot of tourist operators who get you started with a trip and don't care from there. During our trip we had an unfortunate emergency. The urgency with which both Nagesh and Rajiv helped us out through the same was quite amazing.They took a lot of care in ensuring that we got all the help possible during the time of crisis which meant a lot to us. Overall we had a very memorable experience of the NE, thanks to Rajiv. I would definitely explore more of NE and would definitely do that wth the help of Rajiv and his team.read more
Naveenkumar Muguda
Naveenkumar Muguda
11:01 21 May 19
We had a wonderful trip of Meghalaya organized by Northeast explorers. Their website was informative, Rajeev was... knowledgeable, itinerary was well planned, we got a comfortable car with a safe driver. Then why 3 stars? 1 )The driver Vicky, wanted to start the day late and worse would delay it further. This resulted in we not completing the itinerary 2) repeated complaints to Rajeev didn't help 3) At the Dorki river, the driver colluded with locals and forced us to take a costlier package. 4) The driver would skip items from the itinerary, when it suited him and this was done silently at times. 5) even after factoring in perks(planning, website etc), the trip cost was way more costly compared to what others paid for same homestays and transport. This was the observation of other patrons of Northeast explorers. We loved the Northeast, Northeast explorers not so much.read more
Philipp Z
Philipp Z
16:07 08 Apr 19
We had a fantastic trip in guwahati and kaziranga. Jamerr is a very nice and safe driver, who brought us to very good... restaurants and shows us some nice places of Assam. The homestay houses have been very clean and nice hosts took care of us and our wishes. Safari was well organized. We skipped the morning safari to take another visit i kamakya temple in guwahati. The agency was very flexible and always answered very fast to our questions. Some Things which haven't been like we imagine, has been cleared and fixed immediately always to our contentment. We had a great time in India and especially in clear and green Assamread more
jakub chmelik
jakub chmelik
13:00 05 Jan 19
We are living 4,5 years in India and we decided to discover also North East. We googled travel agents and we started... communication with North East Explorers to prepare our trip. North East Explorers, especially Rajiv Verma, prepared for us wonderful itinerary and we spent amazing holidays in North East. We enjoyed individual trip to Assam and Meghalaya with excellent selections of homestay´s with clean places, excellent foods and amazing owners. Driver Nagesh was very helpful and fulfilled every our wish. In 2nd part of our trip we joined prepared catalogue trip to Nagaland. We spent wonderful time with the rest of the group at Hornbill Festival and continue with our adventure in deep Nagaland till Myanmar border. Also in this collective part of our holiday we enjoy selection of hotels and driver of our traveler. During both parts of our trip we enjoyed also all guides selected by Rajiv and accompanied us to life roots bridges and other parts of Scotland of East or in wonderfull clean villages of wild Nagaland. We would like to thank you to Rajiv and North East Explorers for wonderful holiday.read more
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