Rhinos And Hornbill

Rhinos And Hornbill With Meraki

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Itinerary for Rhinos And Hornbill

Day 1

Arrive at Guwahati.

Collect your bags and begin your journey. Meet your guide right outside the airport and transfer to the hotel. Check in to your hotel. We will freshen up and start the days exploration.

Will kick start a day at local tea shop and enjoy the tea with locals and listen all the grapevine.

Early afternoon will visit Akshar foundation. Youngs teach older students how to teach and employs them as teaching assistants. Meta-teaching benefits adult teachers, teens, and young students. The curriculum combines carpentry with mathematics, solar technology with physics, embroidery with economics, teaching with psychology, recycling with ecology, landscaping with biology, etc. Students are also employed part-time in the campus Recycling Center, processing nonrecyclable, dry, plastic packaging into Eco-bricks. Akshar’s campus has sheltered and found homes for dogs, including injured and abandoned dogs.

Will stop for lunch at a traditional Assamese place called Korika! Which serves ethnic food on the platter. (On your own). Later we will visit the most important Hindu pilgrim site – Kamakhya Temple – a majestic temple of the state. This temple is located in the Nilachal hills and one of the oldest of the 51 Shakti Pithas. Most visited place in Guwahati.

Our next stop is going to be Kasturba Gandhi National Memorial Trust – Popularly known as ‘Kasturba Ashram’ inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi on 09th January 1946. When Gandhi made his final and fourth visit to Assam 1946, a bamboo cottage was built for his stay, the house still exist is called ‘Gandhi Ghar’. The daily routine set up by Gandhi is still followed where the members continue to weave yarn daily and dresses only khadi or hand-woven clothes.

Dinner & overnight at hotel.

Day 2


Breakfast at Hotel.

After breakfast, check out from hotel and transfer to Kaziranga National Park – an UNESCO World heritage site and the home of the World famous One Horned Rhinos.

On arrival check into hotel for overnight stay.

Here we stay in the midst of nature. This river lodge is perched in the periphery of Kaziranga national park. Afternoon, we will enjoy the lodge activities and have some rest.

Brahmaputra River Cruise: We will enjoy an exotic evening dinner on the Brahmaputra River, this will be an evening to remember.

Overnight at hotel.

Day 3

Breakfast at Hotel.

Early morning, we will explore the park on Elephant back – Elephant ride is the best way to behold the vigour and charm of the enchanting wildlife of the park.

Mid-morning, we shall visit an Assamese family who has been hosting visitors to showcase the entire lifestyle, culture, rituals, ethnic food of the state. Enjoy a cup of Assam tea with different other homemade pancakes and sweets along with a traditional lunch. Spend an afternoon to familiarize yourself with unique culture of the state.

Afternoon we will go for a jeep safari in the western range of the park – The western zone is the most preferred tourism zone in Kaziranga for the jeep safari as the landscape of this zone provides the opportunity to get the very close sight of the one-horned Rhino.

We retire for the day after a short cultural dance at your resort.

Dinner & overnight at hotel.

Day 4


Breakfast at Hotel.

After breakfast we shall set off towards Kohima.

Enroute stop to explore the local market of Dimapur – There is nothing quite like the sensory experience of a trip to a market. The sights, sounds and smells assault the senses in a way where visitors are most likely to get a glimpse into how the locals live and interact in everyday a treat to the eyes. And as you walk through the gardens you will witness workers plucking tea leaves, cleaning the gardens, and nurturing plants. These beautiful tea gardens of Jorhat are complimented with imperial bungalows that were built during the British era and serve as great option for accommodation.

There are a number of local markets in Dimapur where you can find great local produce, authentic food, and enjoy soaking up the atmosphere of laidback Naga life.

Your lunch will be organized in a local restaurant in Dimapur town. (On your own) Later we will proceed towards Kohima – which is the land of the Angami Naga tribe located with an average elevation of 1261 meters. The name, Kohima, was officially given by the British as they could not pronounce the Angami name Kewhima or Kewhira (Tenyidie for “the land where the flower Kewhi grows”). It is called after the wild flowering plant Kewhi, found in the mountains.

The town of Kohima is located on the top of a high ridge and the town serpentines along the top of the mountain ranges as is typical of most Naga settlements.

Late afternoon pays your respects to fallen heroes.

A must do in the city is a visit to the Kohima War Cemetery, with 2337 graves and memorials located on a wooded spur on Garrison Hill, maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. In April 1944, a small force of British and allied soldiers (including Indians and local Nagas) was surrounded by 12,000 Japanese troops trying to reach Delhi. More than 3,000 Japanese and 4,000 British casualties resulted from this bloody battle. Today, it’s a humbling experience to walk through the cemetery with terraced graves and touching epitaphs. Near the entrance is a memorial to the 2nd Division. It bears the inscription; ” When you go home, tell them of us, and say: ‘For your tomorrow, we gave our today.

Dinner & overnight at hotel.

Day 5

Breakfast at hotel.

After breakfast, drive to Kisama Heritage Village, Kisama about 12 kms away from Kohima town. On reaching the festival ground, we shall experience the festival. (Program as per schedule)

It was in the year 2000, the State Government of Nagaland desirous of promoting tourism embarked upon an ambitious project to exploit the cultural assets of Nagaland, through a weeklong festival to coincide with the celebrations of Nagaland Statehood Day on 1st December. Thus, the inception of the Nagaland Hornbill Festival is so named is collective reverence to the bird enshrined in the cultural to espouse the spirit of unity in diversity. Today this festival has become one of the largest celebrations of the indigenous warrior of Nagaland, where thousands of tourists from different counties are being attracted. Even if tremendous modernity has entered into their lives, but the well-preserved rich tradition, their unique heritage and customs, legacy, are being displayed in these 10 days converge of cultural, dance and sporting bash.

Dinner & overnight at hotel.

Day 6

This is a hard moment for all of us to say goodbyes to all the wonderful ladies we traveled together with and a return to our routine lives. What we expect is to make new and long lasting memories, new friends and an everlasting discovery of your own self.



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