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Assam: Tea, Wildlife & Culture | MULTI ACTIVITY TOUR

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Up close and personal in the Brahmaputra Valley

This multi-activity tour takes us to the Brahmaputra valley of Assam. A lush strip of land sandwiched between the Himalayan landmass on the north and the lesser hills of Nagaland and Meghalaya in the south. The Brahmaputra valley is home to a multitude of ethinicities, a string of wildlife sanctuaries and the famous Assam tea among others.

On this tour we will indulge in short day cycling and hiking forays. Explore the culture and cuisine of this land, embark on wildlife safari’s, live in and learn about life in a typical Assamese Tea Plantation, spot the endangered River Dolphins of the Brahmaputra, cycle around the largest river island of the world and much more.

AT A GLANCE
> Level: Easy
> Total Days: 6 to 12
> Terrain: 100% Plain 
> Altitude variation: 50 to 200 mts

> Best Time: October to March
> Airport in: Guwahati (Assam)
> Airport out: Guwahati (Assam)
HIGHLIGHTS
> Slow travel in the Brahmaputra valley
> Day cycling and short hikes
> Tea Plantations, Wildlife Sanctuaries, River Islands and more
> Spot the elusive Gangetic River Dolphins of the Brahmaputra
> Indulge in a plethora of cuisines
> Insight into the history of the region from the local prospective
INCLUSIONS
> All accommodation
> All Meals
> Refreshment and water throughout
> SUV backup throughout
> Guide (NOLS First aid qualified)
> Multi- geared cycles (Scott Aspect 660 / Trek 3700D) with helmets
> FA Kit
> Tools and spares
> Activities as mentioned
ACCOMMODATION AND MEALS ON THIS TOUR
 > Accommodation: Tea bungalows, Eco Cottages & Lodges
 > Meals: As much as possibly we try cover all the local cuisines
 > Refreshments & Water: High energy snacks and Water during activities

** Our Itineraries are quite unique hence we prefer not to put it up on the site. Please write in to us for the detailed itinerary and cost.

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Bikes

Scott 660 Aspect MTB Fork 80mm travel, Front Derailleur Shimano FD-TX50 / 34.9mm, Rear Derailleur Shimano Tourney RD-TX35 21 Speed (Upgraded), Shifters Shimano ST-EF 41 L / 7R EZ-ire plus (Upgraded), Brakeset Tektro SCM-02 mech. Disc 160F/160Rmm Rotor, Front Tyre 6 26×2.1 / 30TPI, Rear Tyre 6 26×2.1 / 30TPI, Weight 13.6 kg / 29.98 lbs

Terrain

100 % plains

Backup

Sturdy SUV’s or Mini-coaches and sturdier drivers will accompany you on every trip. These vehicles are along right from your airport pick up to your drop back to the airport.

Permits

No special permits required

Weather Pattern

Post monsoon months of September- October and pre monsoon months of March-April are very pleasant with blue skies and a fair days. Peak winters are from November to February with the mercury coming down below 15 C in the nights.

Safety

We have a very experienced team which is also local. This reflects in the overall safety of our tours. Rest assured your guides know where extra attention is required and when. All our routes are well known to us, we know where the nearest medical facilities are, we know whom to contact if in case of an emergency, we know all the alternate routes in case of road blockages. We have CASEVAC protocols in place to streamline the process in case of emergencies. You can rest easy knowing that in the outdoors in general and this region in particular you are in safe hands with us.

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