TEA-RHINO-TIGER TOUR – Assam Tour Package (7 Days/6 Nights)
DAY 1 (DIBRUGARH):
Arrive Dibrugarh airport, meet & assist by mytourtoindia staff. Drive straight to a Heritage Tea Bunglow. After lunch, we will have a tea garden walk. Bihu, a folk dance will be presented in the evening for your entertainment. Dinner &Overnight in the Heritage Tea Bunglow.
DAY 2 (DIGBOI):
Today after an early breakfast we drive to Digboi (80 kms, roughly 2 hours), the first oil town of South Asia. We Visit the Oil Museum and the 2nd World War Allied Forces Cemetery where 200 graves are permanently maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Lunch enroute in a beautifully located roadside restaurant. Drive back to Dibrugarh. Overnight in the Tea Bunglow.
DAY 3 (SIVSAGAR):
Today after breakfast drive for approximately two hours to Sivsagar. Visit some of the gorgeous medieval architectural monuments of the historic town of Sivsagar. Shiva Dol, the tallest Shiva temple of Asia dates back to 18th c, Rang Ghar of 17th c, the oldest ampi-theatre of Asia, Talatal ghar , the royal palace of 16th c, and the Tai-Ahom Museum.
After the visit we drive for an hour to Haroocharai Tea estate in Jorhat. Located in a magnificent place in the midst of the tea gardens and owned by a lovely bright couple, enjoy their hospitality and have a traditional Assamese lunch. After lunch visit the tea factory and enjoy a cup of garden fresh Assam Tea. Overnight in a beautifully located Tea Bunglow in Jorhat.
DAY 4 (MAJULI ISLAND):
Today after an early breakfast, drive approximately half an hour to reach Neamati ghat ferry point to go to the famous Majuli Island. We will take a motorized country boat which will take two hours to reach Majuli, the largest river island in the world. Majuli island is famous for the 15th c Hindu Monasteries or the Satras.
We will visit the satras, interact with the monks. A monastery which is famous for mask making, we will go there to see it thoroughly and a special dance drama performance by the monks of the monastery for you wearing their traditional attire. Lunch in the monastery. After lunch visit a near by Mishing tribal village. Take a ferry back to Nemati ghat and drive back to the Tea Bunglow. Dinner & overnight.
DAY 5 (KAZIRANGA NATIONAL PARK):
Today, after a relaxing breakfast drive one and half hours approximately to reach the Kaziranga National Park. Check into a nice jungle lodge. Have a light refreshment and start your jeep safari in one of the ranges of the park accompanied by an expert naturalist. Lunch in the lodge. Afternoon, visit a traditional Assamese weaving centre. Dinner and overnight.
DAY 6 (KAZIRANGA):
Early morning we will see the Kaziranga National Park (Central range) on elephant back. Apart from the Rhino, other species found are hog deer, swamp deer, wild buffalo, elephants and if you are lucky, the tiger. It is virtually a paradise for bird watchers, with a variety of migratory and resident birds. It is also home to pelicans, storks and darters as there are a number of water bodies inside the Park. We will return to the lodge for breakfast or have breakfast inside the park(as you wish). Post breakfast visit a traditional Assamese or a tribal village. Lunch in the lodge and afternoon, another jeep safari in a different range of the park accompanied by an expert naturalist. Dinner and overnight.
Drive approximately for five hours to Guwahati airport OR drive for three hours to Dirugarh airport to catch your flight.