Exotic Cuisines and Northeast India Bliss Guwahati - Shillong - Mawlynnong - Kaziranga NP - Kohima 8D/ 7N
Tourists often overlook the cuisine of Northeast India. But the region, home to various religions and more than 200 tribes, offers food lovers and cultural seekers with an opportunity to taste the cuisines of various cultures which trace their ancestry to faraway lands in Mongolia and Southeast Asia. This is the reason we have come up with this tour, dedicated to the exotic and tasteful cuisine of Northeast India. And besides the food, the natural bliss and friendly people of the region come as a perfect combination to all the delicacies.
Starting from the bustling city of Guwahati, where the conglomeration of the various ethnicities of northeastern India has opened doors to various restaurants that offer some unique cuisines, the tour will lead on to the rain-fed forested and grassy rolling hills of Meghalaya. You will visit Shillong, a lush and beautiful hill station, and Mawlynnong, the delightful cleanest village of Asia. Populated mostly by the Khasi Tribe, the region will provide an opportunity to taste the delicious Khasi food, which mostly consists of various meat items, herbs and organic vegetables. Beside the cuisine, you will be visiting the various lakes, waterfalls and living root bridges that the region is famous for. Continuing on to the fertile grasslands of Kaziranga National Park, a world heritage site teeming with wildlife, you will get a chance to experience thrilling elephant and jeep safaris into the jungle. The popular ecotourism destination has many restaurants where you will get to taste traditional Assamese and Mishing tribal cuisines. Lastly, the tour will continue to the verdant mountains of Nagaland, the land of the fierce Naga tribes. In the hill station of Kohima and surrounding simplistic villages, you will get to taste India’s most exotic cuisine, dishes which deal with all kinds of meats, birds and insects. Nevertheless, some of their more normal dishes, such as those consisting of chicken, pork or beef, are quite delicious and can be eaten by anyone.
Along with the exotic cuisines, the nature, cultures and wildlife of Northeast India will overwhelm the traveler just as much. This boutique tour is available throughout the year, though wildlife activities are only possible during winters.
The Guwahati Address is a new upscale hotel bringing concept based architecture and hospitality. The hotel is subtle and elegantly done. Rooms are well furbished with wooden flooring and good modern amenities. There is an ambient atmosphere, especially in the restaurant. The lobby is large and can be used to find conversations.
Cafe Shillong Bed & Breakfast is a standard boutique property housed in a typical old British India bungalow, offering a charming stay to visitors who come to the ‘Scotland of the east’. Belonging once to the Kharpuri family, the place has colorful character and rooms and facilities are updated to the comforts of modern hospitality. There’s a front-yard garden, a quiet spot for a morning tea or an evening drink.
Amidst a setting of Assamese countryside, bamboo groves and tea gardens, Wildgrass Lodge is a boutique colonial styled jungle lodge with extensive grounds where the enthusiastic owner grows more than 200 different plant species. The spacious rooms are fairly luxurious with wooden floors. The grand dining hall is charmingly old-world and provide an ambient setting for conversations and friendships.
The charming and boutique The Heritage in Kohima was earlier the District Commissioner’s bungalow. An old property styled in typical early 20th century raj-era with high-ceilinged woody rooms and airy verandahs with armchairs for relaxing and soaking the views. Accommodation is fairly standard.
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