Get a glimpse of heaven on earth - the Northeast of India. The Brahmaputra Experience is an enchanting journey sure to leave you mesmerised, as you drive your Land Rover through evergreen forests, taste traditional foods and experience the vibrant local cultures. Venture on a safari while you visit one of the three ranges of the famous Kaziranga National Park. And explore Majuli - the world’s largest river island. All with the trusted assurance of your Land Rover.
Arrive in your own Land Rover into Guwahati and check-in at the Vivanta. Spend your day at leisure sipping some Assamese tea or visiting the ancient Kamakhya Temple, sitting high on a hill over the river. Meet your fellow explorers in the evening over a pre-drive briefing
followed by dinner.
After breakfast, you will drive your own Land Rover out from Guwahati on NH27 covering a distance of 200 km to check-in at Iora, the Retreat, Kaziranga. You will spend your afternoon on a safari to one of the three ranges of the Kaziranga National Park. Spread across the floodplains of the Brahmaputra River, its forests, wetlands and grasslands are home to tigers, elephants and the world’s largest population of Indian one-horned rhinoceroses. You will return to the hotel for some rest and traditional Assamese dinner.
After an early wake up call, you will head to the central range of the Kaziranga National Park for a morning safari. You will return to the resort for breakfast and drive out another 120 km till Jorhat and beyond to catch a ferry across the mighty Brahmaputra and reach Majuli, listed as the world’s largest river island in the Guinness Book. You will spend your afternoon catching up on some sleep at Deka Sang, your traditional-styled resort or visiting one of the several satras or monasteries, established under the medieval-age monotheist form of Hinduism known as Vaishnavism.
After breakfast, you will continue driving on the Majuli island including on off-road tracks passing some picturesque Assamese villages and eventually join NH15 on the north bank of the Brahmaputra until it’s time to catch another ferry across to the south bank and drive into Dibrugarh, the tea city of India, after a drive of 160 km. Dinner and accommodation will be at the Hotel Tea County.
After breakfast, you will head off on another 160 km drive passing lush green tea estates at Chabua, Tinsukia, Digboi, Margherita as well as the zero point of the historic Stilwell Road at Ledo before crossing into Arunachal Pradesh and reaching Miao to check-in to your traditional elevated bamboo cottages at the Namdapha Jungle Camp. Post some afternoon fun off-roading in and around the adjoining river, you will return to the camp for some rest and traditional cuisine of Arunachal Pradesh.
An early morning start on the last, and most challenging day of the journey will take you on a 25 km drive using off-road trails to get into the heart of Namdapha National Park, a dense biodiversity evergreen rainforest hotspot in the Eastern Himalayas. After a quick stopover you will start your return drive of 190 km back to Dibrugarh and check-in to the Mancotta Heritage Chang Bungalow. Sitting around a bonfire on the last night of the journey will allow you and your fellow explorers to look back at your special time in these amazing parts of our country and bid adieu until you meet again on another adventure.
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