Arrive at Guwahati airport, received and transferred to Shillong ( 100 kms / 2 ½ hrs drive), enroute stop at the scenic view point of the Umiam lake ( the largest manmade lake in Northeast India), reach Shillong and check into hotel, after refreshment explore the local night markets of Shillong. Overnight at Shillong.
Shillong is the capital and hill station of Meghalaya, also known as "The Abode of Clouds", one of the smallest states in India. It is the headquarters of the East Khasi Hills district and is situated at an average altitude of 4,908 feet above sea level, with the highest point being Shillong Peak at 6,449 feet. Shillong is the 330th most populous city in India with population of 143,007 according to the 2011 census. It is said that the rolling hills around the town reminded the European settlers of Scotland. Hence, they would also refer to it as the "Scotland of the East"
Today we will drive to Mawphlang Scared forest ( 35 kms / 02 hrs drive), then we will start a trek of known as David Scot Trail for 06 hrs, reach Mawladh and then you will be picked up and taken to Cherrapunjee, evening at leisure and overnight stay.
Today after breakfast we will trek the single Decker Bridge (03 hrs trek), later explore the local sightseeing of Cherrapunjee, later drive back to lodge and overnight stay.
After breakfast set off on a trek to Nongriat village, A War-Khasi village situated at the bottom of a deep valley. Enroute meet local Khasi villagers in Mawshamok, Tyrna, Umsohphie and Nongthymmai. See the longest Living Root Bridge, Double Decker Root Bridge and go for a swim in Natural Swimming Pools. It is a trek of about 3 to 4 hours. Evening get together and cultural interaction with the villagers of Nongriat.
We trek downhill for about 3 / 4 hours to reach the foothills adjacent to Bangladesh border to Dalia a Garo Village. Met by the village head, you will be escorted by him through the village. The chief will explain their customs/ traditions and daily life of the Garos. Garos are one of the three tribes of Meghalaya, the Khasis, Garos and Jaintias. These Garos have migrated to Khasi hills and are settled for long there.
Today after breakfast drive to Guwahati airport ( 05 hrs drive), for onward destination.
Mr. Prithiraj Bhattacharjee
Ranee Bazar, Jayanagar Chariali, B.k. Road, Khanapara, Guwahati, Assam, India - 781022
Wildlife Tour Of Kaziranga National Park - 3 D / 2 N
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Shillong Tour - 3 D / 2 N
Manas National Park Tour - 3 D / 2 N
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Manas National Park Tour - 4 D / 3 N
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Golden Triangle Tour - 6 D / 5 N
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Meghalaya At Its Best Tour - 5 D / 4 N
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Wildlife Tour Of Assam Tour - 7 D / 6 N
Nameri National Park - Manas National Park - Kaziranga National Park
Kaziranga - Shillong - Guwahati Tour - 8 D / 7 N
Kaziranga National Park - Shillong - Cherrapunjee - Mawlynnong - Mawphlang - Guwahati