Meghalaya "The Adobe of Clouds"

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Cherrapunji, Meghalaya

Package price – Rs 15150 per person

Overview:

North East India, holds its unique attraction and a rare cultural surrounding from the other parts of the country. However, the beauty of Shillong attracts a wide range of tourists to the place and makes it a great destination to visit. Uphoria Travel has made well-organized Beautiful Shillong with Guwahati package which offers you a chance to explore some of such gems of this region. You visit Shillong, the capital of the state of Meghalaya, popularly called the “Scotland of the East”. Next is the god’s own paradise, Mawlynnong Village, also known as “The Cleanest Village of Asia”. Next is one of the wettest place in the world, Cherrapunjee. Another gem that you visit is Guwahati, the largest city of Assam state. Savor the scenery, enjoy the weather, and explore the wonders.

Tour Highlights:

Mawlynnong Village Umiam Lake

Living Route Bridge Elephanta Falls

Nohkhalika Falls Mawsmai Cave

ITINERARY

Day 1:

Day 1

Start the journey with your arrival at the Guwahati station/airport, get greeted and straight away get transferred to the hotel. After fresh up we will visit the Kamakhya Temple which is a very famous Temple inviting hundreds of worshipers daily and then we will spend the rest of the day at leisure sightseeing the Guwahati city then later retire for the night.

Attractions: Kamakhya Temple, Brahmaputra River.

Day 2:

Day 2

Early morning after breakfast we head for Shillong, It takes around 3 hours to reach this gorgeous hill station of Shillong. On the way, drop by the Borapani Lake in the state of Meghalaya, also known as the Umiam lake, it is beautifully surrounded by Sylvan hills. On reaching Shillong we will visit the Shillong peak, located in the upper Shillong from where one can see the beauty of Shillong city under the clouds giving a perfect picturesque view of the city. After a while we head to the Elephanta falls, the water of this three steps falls comes down in flows from different levels over the fern-covered rocks and falls into the canyon down below. After that our journey comes to one of most romantic place in Shilong, the Ward’s Lake, located in the heart of the city which was build by the British councils and is a prominent hang-out place in Meghalaya.

Attractions: Umiam Lake, Shillong peak, Elephanta falls, Ward’s lake.

Day 3:

Day 3

After breakfast, set off for Cherrapunji, well known for receiving one of the highest rainfall in the world. Cherrapunjee is localy known as Sohra and is situated at a distance of 56 kms from Shillong. On the way is the Mawkdok Valley which is a very prominent sighseeing for tourists. Then on the way we visit the Nohsngithiang falls (Seven sister falls) which is known to be the symbol of the Unity of the Seven States of North East India. After that we head for Thangkharang Park, located just besides the Khoh Ramhah rock and offer a 180 degree view of the Bangladesh plains. Later than we visit the Mawsmai cave, a major crowd puller that leaves tourists spellbound. After trekking in the majestic cave we move for Eco Park, which hosts several hybrid and indigenous orchids. It also offers a breathtaking view of distant Sylhet Plains of neighbouring Banladesh.

Attractions: Mawkdok Valley, Nohsngithiang (Seven sisters), Thangkharang, Mawsmai Cave, Eco Park.

Day 4:

Day 4

Double Decker Root Bridge, Maghalaya’s most famous root bridge can be found in the vicinity of the wettest place Cherrapunji.

Today we will trek down to one of the miraculous place in Meghalaya, the Living Root Bridge. The bridge is situated downhill to the Village, Umshiang and can only be reached by walking down the hill. Though the journey to the bridge is exhausting but it’s worth it when you reach the place. It will take us 4-5 five hours to take round trip of the bridge. After the determined journey we will head back to our hotel.

Attractions: Living Root Bridge, Rainbow Falls.

Day 5:

In the morning get ready to take explore the Mawlynnong Village.

Day 5

Mawlynnong/Mawlynnong Village located in the East Khasi Hills of Meghalaya, also referred as ‘God’s own garden’ has won the acclaim of being the cleanest village in Asia in 2003. The village offers picturesque natural beauty of the hills suurounding it. The village also offers a sight of natural balancing rock, a strange natural phenomenon of a boulder balancing on another rock. From Mawlynnong one can see the Indo-Bangladesh Border. After some time we travel for Dawki in the East Jaintia Hills, on arrival is the Umngot River where the water is crystal clear and is said to be one of the clearest river in India. The journey from Mawlynnong to Dawki is thrilling and scenic as we pass through lush green valleys and waterfalls peddling down from every corner of the hills. We will take a boat ride which is the most astonishing thing to do in Dawki.

Attractions: Mawlynnong village, Living Root Bridge, Dawki/ Umngot River

Day 6:

Day 6

Today we will have a full day tour of the capital city of Meghalaya, Shillong. At first we will visit the Sweet Falls one of the most beautiful fall in the city. The fall is just about half an hour journey from the city crowd. After that is the Cathedral Catholic Church which attracts thousands of devotees from around the world. Then we will an excursion around the city where you can enjoy the local foods, visit the market which showcases many traditional and unique items. After a comprehensive time we will shift back to our hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 7:

Day 7

After breakfast we will leave for Guwahati. And with that our Meghalay Tour ends.

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