Arrive at Guwahati Airport / Railway Station and transfer to Shillong (4,900 ft.), known as the 'Scotland of the East". Enroute, visit Umium Lake, a majestic placid lake with its surrounding sylvan hills. Arrive at Shillong and check in at your hotel.
Overnight at Shillong.
After breakfast, visit Don Bosco Museum, Ward’s Lake, Botanical Garden and Lady Hydari Park. Spend the evening at leisure.
Overnight at Shillong.
Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Culture is an amazing initiative taken to conserve North East India’s native culture and heritage. The museum has a collection of interesting information about the entire seven sisters of North- East India along with the exhibits like exclusive art galleries, handicrafts, ornamentation, photographs, and weapons used by tribes of Northeast. Don Bosco Museum is located along the Sacred Heart Church and is one of the must-visit places in Shillong.
Lady Hydari Park is the best place to start your morning in Shillong. It was dedicated to the first lady of the province, Lady Hydari. The park comprises of a sprawling and manicured garden including beautiful rose beds and children’s play area. There is a mini zoo inside the park housing more than 73 species of birds and 100 species of reptiles.
Nestled at the center of the city, Ward’s Lake is a must-visit spot in Shillong. The refreshing lake encircled with lush gardens and verdant trees is the best place to spend the evening watching the dancing evening show. Take a break and head for a boat ride and enjoy the natural beauty of Ward’s Lake.
After breakfast drive to Cherrapunjee (4,400 ft.), the wettest place in the world. On the way enjoy Mawkdok Valley, Nohkalikai falls, Dainthelen Falls and Ramakrishna Mission (drive pass). On arrival at Cherrapunjee, check in at your hotel.
Overnight at Cherrapunjee.
The Mawkdok Valley located at the beginning of the Sohra circuit is a mandatory stopover for tourists traveling to Cherrapunji. The viewpoint is a short walk down the road and offers majestic panoramas of the verdant valley. It’s an awe-inspiring sight, especially in the monsoons when the clouds play hide and seek!
Dainthlen Falls is one of the most popular spots in Meghalaya, located around 5km from the city. The natural rock carvings near the soft gushing waterfalls narrate the story of a python which was killed at the top of the waterfalls. It is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the region a must-visit spot.
After breakfast, head for a half day trek to visit the Double Decker Living Root Bridge into the jungle. It will take 3 to 4 hrs (depending on the physical fitness of the person). Afternoon visit Nohsngithiang Falls (also known as the Seven Sisters Waterfalls or Mawsmai Falls), Mawsmai Cave, Koh Ram Hah and Ecopark. Evening back to the hotel.
Overnight at Cherrapunjee.
Mawsmai is undoubtedly the top destinations in Cherrpunjee. This natural wonder will make you wonder about the surprises that nature has for you. The Jaintia Hills of Meghalaya has one of the longest natural cave systems in India. The 150m long cave is an excellent way to spend half a day with a little bit of adventure.
Located in the heart of lush forests of Meghalaya, covered with mist and rains, Double Decker Living Root Bridge is one of the best places to explore! Grown out of roots of ancient rubber trees, these amazing living root bridges are a perfect alternative to the wooden bridges, which gets destroyed during the heavy rains in the region. A short hike will take you to this paradise and this beauty in Cherrapunjee is hard to miss!
After breakfast, drive to Guwahati, en route visit Elephanta falls and Shillong Peak for some breathtaking views. Arrive at Guwahati and check in at the hotel. In the evening visit 'Kalakshetra', a place where Assamese history and culture is at the display.
Overnight at Guwahati.
Shillong Peak, as the name suggests, is the highest peak in Shillong that offers breath-taking views of the city, the lush hills, and the Bangladesh Plains. Mostly bound by fog, Shillong Peak is surely one of the best tourist spots in the city. Climb up and take a look from the telescope, especially available for tourist and be mesmerized by the views.
The three-step waterfall located near the Shillong Peak is one of the most beautiful spots to admire the gushing waterfalls so close. Climb down a few steps and behold the sight of one the most gorgeous waterfalls in Shillong. This scenic three-tier cascading beauty is also called ‘Ka Kshaid Lai Pateng Khohsiew’ by the local people, which means ‘three-step waterfalls’. If you are around Shillong, a trip to Elephants Falls is a must.
Srimanta Sankaradeva or Kalakshetra is a popular cultural institution named after a famous play r and poet of the medieval period called Sirmanta Sankaradev. Apart from the intriguing library, this museum displays different types of items and artifacts which are used by the diversified ethnic groups of Assam. Diverse cultural objects of the state are also displayed in the museum. The open-theatre and the scenic views attract a number of tourists and it is one of the must-visit places in around Guwahati.
After breakfast, visit Kamakhya Temple, Tirupati Balaji Temple, Navagraha Temple, Assam State Museum, State Zoo cum Botanical Garden, Regional Science Centre and Sukreswar Temple (The 6th Jyotirlinga of Shiva). In the afternoon can you opt for a tour of Golden sunset cruise on the Brahmaputra (At your own expense).
Overnight at Guwahati.
Kamakhya Temple is a popular pilgrimage site in India representing the female power of Shakti and celebrating a woman’s ability to conceive. According to Hindu myth, when the troubled Shiva scattered the pieces of this deceased wife Sati’s body across the realm, one of the pieces, Sati’s womb, fell on Nilachal Hill which is around 8km from Guwahati. The Kamakhya Temple was built to honor the deity Kamakhya. It is one the oldest of the 51 Shakti Pithas in India and one of the most visited tourist places in India. If you are in Guwahati then a visit to the Kamakhya Temple is worth it.
Explore the largest zoo in the North East region and one of the most popular attractions in Guwahati, Assam State Zoo and Botanical Garden is nestled in the Hengrabari Reserved Forest. Home to about 895 animals, birds, and reptiles and also home to several endangered species and rare animals and birds. The major attraction of the Zoo are One-Horned Rhino, Tiger, Clouded Leopard, Golden Langur, Hoolock Gibbon, Serow, Elephants, Brow-antlered deer, Slow Loris, Himalayan Black Bear, Leopard Cat, and Jungle Cat. The Botanical Garden of the premises is home to diverse species of herbs, plants, shrubs, and conifers. If you are looking to spend an amazing day around Guwahati, Assam State Zoo and Botanical Garden is a must-visit.
Nestled on the top of the Navagraha Hill in the east of Guwahati, Navagraha Temple is revered Hindu shrine dedicated to the nine celestial bodies. The fascinating old Shikhara style architecture is a sight to see! The temple is also a research center of both astrology and astronomy. The temple is famous for its religious implications and hence one of the most visited tourist places in Guwahati.
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and transfer to Guwahati Airport / Railway Station for your onward journey.
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