Endowed with incredible natural beauty, Meghalaya “the abode of clouds” in Sanskrit. is one of the most beautiful states in Northeast India. Meghalaya, of Scottish scenery and Indian charm is a beautiful state nestled amid Assam and Bangladesh. The panoramic landscapes, foggy hills, cascading waterfalls, serpentine rivers, and terraced slopes soothe the minds of weary travelers. Cherrapunji and Mawsynram takes distinction of being among the wettest places on earth. ; most of the rain falls creating very impressive waterfalls and carving out some of Asia’s longest caves. Home to an extraordinary diversity of peoples, the Khasi, Jantia and Garo tribes, and natural wonders like living root bridge. Meghalaya is one of the most picturesque states of India, which serves as an ideal gateway for people in search of beauty and tranquility.
Day 01 : 12th August 2017
Guwahati-Shillong (100 kms) – Arrival at Guwahati Station / Airport. Transfer to Shillong.
Enroute visit Umiam Lake (Barapani), a man-made lake that covers an expanse of 221 sq kms; Surrounded by coniferous forests, it is a truly special getaway for those travelling to Shillong. Spend your time observing Nature express her feelings and emotions throughout the course of the day. Apart from nature, observe the fascinating goings-on in the daily lives of the people who come to the vicinity of the lake in search of grass, twigs and other things ,a boat ride,kayaking and water skiing are options too. Evening explore the local market. Overnight in Shillong.
Day 02 : 13th August 2017
Shillong-Mawsynram-Shillong – Today we start our day with visit to Mawphlang Sacred Forest about 25 kilometres from Shillong. The sacred grove has an amazing life form of plants, flowering trees, orchids and butterflies. An ideal destination for nature lovers.The sacred-groves which have been preserved since time immemorial, are in sharp contrast to their surrounding grasslands.
Next we head to Mawsynram Crowned as the wettest place on earth, the village of Mawsynram is a nature lover’s dream and the best place to witness the fury of the rains. With 11,872 mm of rainfall received annually, Mawsynram beats Cherrapunji by a slender margin. Cherrapunji receives 11,777 mm of rainfall.The rains are so intense in Mawsynram that the villagers use thick grass to sound-proof their huts from the deafening rain.Picturesque waterfalls and lush green lands make up for the landscape. The drive from Shillong towards Mawsynram is a challenge for drivers and requires exception skills. Overnight in Shillong.
Day 03 : 14th August 2017
Shillong-Mawlynnong village-Cherrapunjee – Early Morning we head to the cleanest village in India yes it do exist around 100kms from Shillong there is a magical paradise – Mawlynnong – a small village which won the status of being the cleanest village , not just in India, but in Asia. The village offers picturesque natural beauty, a walk to the living root bridge at a neighboring village Riwai. The village also offers a sight of natural balancing rock, a strange natural phenomenon of a boulder balancing on another rock. Over Night stay at Cherrapunji
Day 04 : 15th August 2017
Cherrapunji Sight-seeing – Cherrapunji today, Day start with visiting Saimika Park, Eco Park, followed by Dainthlen Falls Among the many falls that Cherrapunji boasts of, Dain Thlen Falls is also one of the famous falls especially as it has an interesting legend associated with it. Next Nohkalikai Falls, fourth highest waterfall in the world. Falling from a height of 1,100 ft, this fall is a great attraction of Cherrapunji Finally be spellbound by majestic Mawsamai Caves. These limestone caves have the distinction of being the only caves in Meghalaya that are lit enough to enable tourists to enjoy the natural formations in awe. Overnight in Cherrapunji.
Day 05 : 16th August 2017
Cherapunji-Shillong – Visit Living Root Bridge also called double decker bridge. Meghalaya’s double-decker and single-decker root bridges are unique in the world and are a sight to behold. The bridges are tangles of massive thick roots,The root bridges, some of which are over a hundred feet long, take ten to fifteen years to become fully functional, but they’re extraordinarily strong. Afternoon head back to Shillong. Overnight in Shillong.
Day 06 : 17th August 2017
Shillong-Guwahati Airport / Station Day begin early today as we end of conversation with the Great Meghalaya by adoring Laitlum Cannyons picturesque Shillong from Laitlum canyons; a wonderful spot covered in mystical mist and fog. The view point is one of the most popular and sought after attractions for adventure and nature lovers. . The gorgeous view of green hills, bamboo plants, foggy clouds and the orchids, all from one point might leave you awestruck.
Return journey from Guwahati airport/railway station. Tour concludes with Happy Memories !!
1. Hat / Cap.
2. Woolen cap / Balaclava
3. Warm Scarf, Pair of Woolen Gloves
4. Round neck T-shirts (min 3)
5. Fleece Sweatshirt / Sweater (min 1)
6. Windproof Jacket (min 1)
7. Leggings from a Track-suit, min 01 pair, shorts
8. Pair of sturdy sports shoes with rubber sole
9. Cotton Socks, Woolen Socks, min 03 pairs each
10. Thermal Inners, Lower & Upper, (min 2)
11. Raincoat / Poncho (min 1)
12. Torch with spare batteries, (min 1)
13. Sunscreen lotion, min 30 SPF, Toiletries
14. Medicines as specified by doctor
15. Camera, Cam charger, Mobile Charger.
Tour Price : Rs.26400/- + Tax as applicable (per person)
46 Days or more before date of departure: 25% of total cost.
31 – 45 Days before date of departure: 50% of total cost.
30 days before date of departure: 100% of total cost.
Important: The booking stands liable to be cancelled if 100% payment is not received less than 30 days before date of departure.
Cancellation charges per person
30 days or more before departure: 25% of total cost
29 – 20 days before departure: 50% of total cost
Less than 20 days before departure: 100% of total cost
If we change or cancel your holiday
We do plan the arrangements in advance. It is unlikely that we will have to make any changes to your travel arrangements.
Occasionally, we may have to make changes and we reserve the right to do so at any time. If there are any changes, we will advise you of them at the earliest possible date.
We also reserve the right under any circumstances to cancel your travel arrangements by assigning reasons to you.
If we are unable to provide the booked travel arrangements due to reasons beyond our control (e.g. bad weather):We shall first try to offer alternative dates for the tour if the tour hasn’t already commenced. If the alternate arrangement does not suit you, we will refund the amount in full.
If you want to change your holiday plan
After confirmation of services, if you wish to change your travel arrangements in any way (e.g. your chosen departure date or accommodation), we will do our utmost to make these changes but it may not always be possible. Any request for changes must be in writing from the person who made the booking. All cost incurred due to amendment will be borne by you.
All booking vouchers and tickets will be provided 3 days before departure.
1. Accommodation on twin sharing basis in deluxe hotels
2. Xylo / Innova / Tempo Traveller for transfers and sightseeing
3. Breakfast and dinner through out the tour
4. Inner line permits
5. All entry fees & monument charges
6. Experienced leader
Any transfer till Guwahati and back (Train/Airways/ Roadways)
Any personal orders, soft/hard drinks and mineral water
Any personal expenses like Laundry Bills, Table Bills, Camera Fees, Tips or gratitude.
Any medical / rescue evacuation due to mishaps like bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control.
Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, roadblocks etc (to be borne by the clients directly on the spot.)
Anything other than above mention inclusions.
Taxes as applicable