Guwahati, January 21: Coming February 25, The Great NorthEastern Run 2018 shall provide runners and enthusiasts of the region and the world to cover a distance of 42.195 kms through greenery and scenic beauty from Deepor Beel to Chandubi Lake on one of the most beautiful routes of Assam. We gave you five reasons to take part in the run; now we give you the SIXTH ONE!
Runners can stay overnight at Chandubi Lake!
Yes! You heard it right. One can stay at Chandubi Lake by pre booking the service. One can stay overnight at the Chandubi Jungle Camp in the lap of Nature, amidst the greenery and colours of the flora of Assam.
It is the perfect opportunity to stay connected to nature, away from the concrete city.
Camp beside the beautiful Chandubi Lake and enjoy a bonfire together at night; share stories and memories, and sing along to the tunes of the cool breeze.
They say – Fire from the wood makes everything tastier
One shall also get the opportunity to savor mouth watering delicacies of the local tribes, not to mention the feeling of eating together in open air with new friends.
Enjoy mesmerising evenings and wake up to a soul warming morning at the camp. Walking through the grass and ground dressed in early dew is a different feeling altogether.
Tariff at the camp is as follows:
- Chang Ghar (stealth house): Rs 1500/-per room with complimentary breakfast for two person (Rs 500/- for extra person)
- Jungle tent: Rs 1500/- per room with complimentary breakfast for two persons
- Dome tent: Rs 500/- per head with complimentary breakfast
Meals at the camp include the Chandubi Special Platter that offers rice , lal, alu pitika (mashed potato), bengena pitika (mashed brinjal), seasonal mix vegetable, koldil aru alu( banana flower with potato), dhaniya chutney (coriander chutney), kharoli (mustard), pudina (mint) among other items. The options in chicken items include chicken curry, chicken with black gram and chicken with bamboo shoot. Pork with bamboo shoot, pork with laixaak (spinach) and pork with sesame seeds are the options for pork. Fish lovers can try fish with tomato and elephant Apple. Mouth watering, right?
Tea and snacks are complementary for morning and evening; now that’s some good news! The camp also serves other ethnic delicacies on prior order basis.
The camp also offers a plethora of activities which include:
- Cycling in and around the village
- Sightseeing drive to Ranikhama Falls (8 kms from the camp)
- Jungle hike and birding in Loharghat Reserve Forest
- Boat ride
- Walk through the village
Traditional dance troops perform at the camp too, on pre order basis.
About The Great NorthEastern Run: The run has two categories:
- Full Marathon – 42.195 Kms (Starting point: Deepor Beel)
- Half Marathon – 21.097 Kms (Starting point: Forest Gate)
Runners shall also be provided with Time Chip, Finisher Medal, T-shirt, Certificates, Nutrition Bar, Energy Drink, Goodie Bag, Breakfast along with Medical Support.
Stay tuned for more details and updates of the run.
Register yourself for the run here.
Check out the event on Facebook here.
See you at the run and the camp after!