Shillong, Cherrapunjee & Guwahati

Shillong & Guwahati 07 Nights & 08 Days – Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (GAU) / Guwahati Railway Station (GHY) – Shillong (01 Night) – Cherrapunjee (01 Night) – Shillong (03 Nights) – Guwahati (02 Nights) – Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (GAU) / Guwahati Railway Station (GHY)

Day – 01 – Arrival at Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (GAU) / Guwahati Railway Station (GHY) and Transfer to Shillong – Guest will be received by our representative and assist in boarding the vehicle for forwarding journey to Shillong – It is a drive of nearly 03½ hours – 04 hours drive  over a distance of approximately 135 kilometers – On the way visit Umium Lake – Umiam Lake is a reservoir located in the hills 15 kilometers from Shillong in the state of Meghalaya, India – It is spread over 220 square kilometers – Next drive to Shillong-  The rolling hills around the town reminded the European settlers of Scotland – Hence known as the “Scotland of the East – Check in Hotel – Evening free to stroll around the area / Police Bazaar – Night in Shillong

Day – 02  – Excursion to Cherrapunjee & Sightseeing –
 Early morning breakfast –  It is approximately 60 kilometers and is nearly 02 hours drive one way by road – Morning after breakfast drive to Cherrapunjee – Visit Dwan Syiem view point, Noh Kalikai falls, Mawsmai caves, Seven Sister falls, Eco park, etc – The swift-flowing rivers and streams flow in a southerly direction to the plains – Other attractions are Caves & view of Bangladesh (Neighbouring country) – Visit Nohkalikai Falls, the world’s fourth-tallest waterfall, Mawsmai falls, Thangkharang Thangkharang Park and Mawsmai cave which is one of the 100 old limestone caves in Meghalaya – Night stay at Cherrapunjee

Day – 03 –  Excursion to Dawki & Mawlynnong – Morning breakfast and start for the excursion to Dawki & Mawlynnong – The drive is nearly 90 kilometers and is nearly 02½ hour drive one way – After breakfast excursion to Dawki river – Dawki or Dauki is a town in West Jaintia Hills district, Meghalaya, India – The Indo Bangladesh Border and then to Mawlynnong (The cleanest village in Asia) – Mawlynnong is a village in the East Khasi Hills district of the  Meghalaya state, India – It is famous for its cleanliness and natural attraction – An engineering marvel of Indigenous Khasi Tribesmen – Who weaved the routes of the ereca tree to make bridges across streams – Drive back to Shillong – Evening leisure – Night stay at Shillong

Day – 04 – Excursion to Krang Shuri & Laitlum 
– Morning after breakfast & start for the excursion to Krang Shuri waterfall – A drive of around 02 hours & reach the waterfall point, from here one has to trek a bit to reach the waterfall, listen to water sound & insects crackling down – Reach to the waterfall by 15 minutes (Normal walk timing) – Enjoy the blue waterfall & enjoy the scenic – Completion get back to vehicle & drive to Laitlum Grand Canyon – which in literal sense means “The End of Hills” or “The End of The World” – Nestled in the embrace of majestic hills and valleys, The Laitlum Canyons in one such spot from where the vast, verdant and fascinating panorama of Meghalaya could be viewed and admired – Drive back to Shillong – Evening leisure – Night stay at Shillong

Day – 05 –   Mawphlang Sacred forest – Morning post breakfast check out from the hotel & start the excursion to Mawphlang Sacred forest – It is approximately 30 kilometers and is nearly 01 – 01½ hours drive along scenic road and typical village – Mawphlang is a village in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya state in north-eastern India – The word maw means “stone”, maw phlang means “grassy stone,” and is one of many settlements in the Khasi hills named after monoliths – It has its roots steeped deep in the age-old religious beliefs, in which forests are regarded as a sacred entity – The local Khasi tribes have been preserving this forest for thousands of years, and believe it to be the abode of the local deity, called Labasa – Back to Shillong – Night stay at Shillong

Day – 06 – Shillong to Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary & Transfer to Guwahati 
– Morning Breakfast – Next Transfer to Pobitora National Park – It is approximately 100 kilometers and is 03 hours drive via Umium Lake – Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is nestled in the grasslands of Assam which is the dwelling place of the Greater Indian One -Horned Rhinoceroses with its highest population in the whole world – It is landlocked by Assamese villages from every side of it with the traditional Assamese culture – Overall, the terrain of Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is a breathtaking experience for a traveler or an admirer of nature – Jeep Safari at Direct payment basis – Next transfer to Guwahati – It is 40 kilometers and is 01½ – 02 hours drive – Evening free to stroll or shopping or Dine Out – [Optional: Brahmaputra River Cruise Subjected to Tide & Weather] – Night stay at Guwahati

Day – 07 – Guwahati Sightseeing –
 Early morning breakfast – Start your sightseeing tour and visit Kamakhya temple – Situated atop the Nilachal Hills, the foremost shrine of Assam, Kamakhya is an ancient seat of Tantrik and Shakti cults of Hinduism – The temple offers grandstand views of the river Brahmaputra and its surroundings – The reigning deity here is Goddess Parvati (Sati) – Legend has it that the body of sati was dismembered and it is believed that of the pieces of her body which were scattered across the land and fell on the Nilachal hill – Close to Kamakhya temple is Bubhaneshwari temple from where one can have a panoramic view of the Brahmaputra River and the city – Visit Bashista Ashram, State Zoo & Nabagraha Temple & Guwahati Museum – One can see assamese ethnic & traditional, cultural collection –  Evening free to stroll around the area or visit local market – Night stay at Guwahati

Day – 08 – Departure Transfer to Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (GAU) / Guwahati Railway Station (GHY) 
– Early morning breakfast – Few facts about Assam worth mentioning is the  ancient cities of Pragjyotishpura and Durjaya (North Guwahati) were the capitals of the ancient state of Kamarupa under the Varman and Pala dynasties – Many ancient Hindu temples are in the city, giving it the name City Of Temples”- Dispur, the capital of Assam, is in the circuit city region located within Guwahati and is the seat of the Government of Assam – Four major trading center and places of interest for tourist are Pan Bazaar, Paltan Bazaar, Fancy Bazaar, and Uzan Bazaar – After breakfast drive to Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (GAU) / Guwahati Railway Station (GHY) – Forwarding Journey