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It is my wish to get small children to connect with nature and people from different ethnicity. The places have been chosen to give you and the kids a fun experience of life in the North East. Guwahati is the melting pot and our trip starts here. We continue to Meghalaya for the adventures, water falls and music.

The rhino attracts everyone to Assam and at Pobitora national park you will get to see them. Please note the sunsets there at 4.45pm, so day light hours are precious.

Please note: The cost mentioned below is relevant to 10 / 12 adults traveling in May 2018. This tour can be replicated any time post the Monsoons. For a current update on pricing please write to us.

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Day 1


Arrive at Guwahati airport and transfer to guesthouse for lunch and to freshen up. The guest house is old-worldy, on top of Kharguli Hill. It belongs to my aunt who has a great cook and space for the children to run about. Go on a sunset boat cruise in the evening. After which catch up on shopping (optional) while I take the kids back for an evening activity, bath and dinner.

Day 2


In the morning, after an early breakfast head for Cherrapunjee (4.5hrs). On the way we will stop for sightseeing i.e. Elephant Falls and a picnic lunch. Check into hotel, evening walk and one activity for the kids.

Day 3


After breakfast, go explore the caves and waterfalls, Wander a bit around Cherrapunjee town. A local guide will accompany us. Evening jam session with local rock band "Apple Seed" at the hotel.

Day 4


After breakfast, drive to Shillong (2hrs), go boating on Ward’s Lake or amble around. Those interested can visit the Don Bosco Centre for indigenous cultures. Go see the archery in the polo grounds and try your luck at a round of Teer. This is a favourite local sport, where you get your dream interpreted into a number and place a bet for that day's archery result. A Khasi or local Chinese meal either at City Dhaba, Deja Vu or Red Rice is recommended. Depending on how everyone is feeling visit Lady Hydra Park (great place for the kids to spend their energy). Parents are recommended to visit Barra Bazaar, one of the oldest local markets in the region. Adults can divide into two groups (optional) and take turns to visit the bazaar or the shops on Police Bazaar.

Day 5


After breakfast, drive down to Barapani, enjoy a snack or beverage by the lake and drive down to Pobitora (4 hrs). Check into hotel in time for lunch. There is a possibility of going on a safari early evening. In the evening there will be an activity for both adults and kids.

Day 6


Early morning elephant ride. Return to hotel. After breakfast, check out of the hotel and proceed to the airport at Guwahati. En route stop for lunch.
  • Accommodation in double/ twin bed room.
  • Breakfast + 2 meals (1st day lunch, 2nd day picnic lunch).
  • Transfer by Tempo Traveller.
  • Evening activities for kids.
  • One music performance at Cherrapunjee.
  • A river cruise on the Brahmaputra in Guwahati.
  • One elephant ride or a jeep safari at Pobitora.
  • Local guide at Cherrapunjee.
  • Drinking water, basic medical kit and light refreshment for the journey.

Please note:

  • Elephant safaris are subject to availability and permission granted by Forest Dept
  • Road conditions are unpredictable in this region and could be under repair
  • Re-routing or itinerary changes can be made by the guide
  • There will be short distances of bad road between villages
  • Itinerary changes are made to improve your overall experience
  • Prices might change if there is an increase in fuel cost, hotel rate or taxes

Clients must be insured to cover the costs of medical emergencies/expenses incurred due to weather conditions, prevailing road conditions, political situations, natural calamities, change in flight schedule, mechanical malfunction, or any such unanticipated events or any Acts of God.

  • Air fare
  • Porter fees, tips, laundry or camera charges
  • Meals or drinks unless mentioned above.
  • Cultural activities, camera charges.
  • Insurance, telephone charges
  • Snacks
  1. :

    My son and I had a remarkably stunning and adventurous trip to Assam and Meghalaya, these two gems of Northeast India. Experiencing the sunset cruise in Guwahati with a live band and watching the tiniest inhabited island while sailing was fascinating, the breath taking beauty of Cherrapunjee and its waterfalls, visiting Asia’s cleanest and most beautiful town of Mawlynong, truly magical journey within The Sacred Grove, the colourful markets of Shillong to Pobitora’s National Park dense with one horned Rhino’s and birds which we explored in the comfort of our private jeep and to the thoroughly enjoyable Elephant Safari and many more highlights, we have had a wonderful trip. Discovering North East India with ‘Curtain Call Adventures’ was incredible as was the consistency of sumptuous and abundant food provided along with uniquely charming hotel’s. A very comfortable minivan throughout the tour and an efficient driver brought ease to my mind.

    I travelled from 1st May to 6th May and as a parting note thank Julie and her team for an uber organised holiday which made it memorable.

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      Thank you for the review. it means a lot to us.

  2. :

    Dates of Travel: 1 May – 7 May 2018

    Tour: Assam & Meghalaya

    We had a wonderful experience with Curtaincall Adventures on our trip to Assam and Meghalaya. The trip was planned meticulously and the experiences were appropriate for kids as well as grown-ups. The best part of the trip was the local expertise of Julie which helped us in planning the excursions and avoid the ones that were more touristy in nature! Another huge plus of the trip was that we were given the flexibility wherever possible as we were traveling with younger kids less than 4 years.

    The choice of the homestays / resorts were amazing with each property having its distinctive charm and warmth.

    Julie and the entire group was very warm and we were all traveling as a group of friends rather than tourists. She had the foresight of planning the group in such a way that kids were of similar age group, hence the overall experience was even better. Due to her planning, we could enjoy an additional safari in the evening and see a rhino up close. Apart from the abundant natural beauty and the safari, an impromptu trek with a local guide, evening band jam session were the some of the additional highlights of the trip.

    It is such fine personal touches that makes every moment enjoyable and we would love to explore more of these beautiful but unknown places in the North-East with CurtainCall Adventures. Until our next trip together, we wish CurtainCall Adventures good luck in their endeavor to bring these magical and unexplored destinations to all of us!

    Best Regards
    Amit & Divya Sharma

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      Dear Amit and Divya
      Thank you for the testimonial. It was a lovely trip and the enthusiasm shown by the kids and all you adults is what I feel really made the trip.

  3. :

    One of the best holidays we have ever experienced.
    In equal measure for the place and the outstanding experience created by Julie/Curtain Call.
    Every little element was taken care of and we didnt have to think about organising anything through the entire trip. The transportation, places to stay, meal stops and above all the safety – kudos to Julie for taking care of it all.
    Our 4 year old son (and us) had a great time enjoying the outdoors, little treks, the mist, the rain, the highlands, the root bridge, thick forests… i could go on and on.

    i could not recommend this trip more. absolute must do with children!

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      Dear Atul, Thank you for your testimony. It is a great boost to us to plan more


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