06D SHILLONG TOURIST PLACES

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Visit Shillong, Cherrapunji & GUWAHATI City.

Overview

06D SHILLONG TOURIST PLACES tour package takes you to Meghalaya and Assam. Visit Umiam Lake, Shillong, Cherrapunji in Meghalaya and GUWAHATI City in Assam.

Shillong is the capital of Meghalaya. It’s known for the manicured gardens at Lady Hydari Park. Nearby, Ward’s Lake is surrounded by walking trails. North, the Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures features displays on the region’s native people. Waterfalls include the Elephant Falls to the southwest. East of here, forested Shillong Peak offers city views. 

Cherrapunjee, also known as Sohra, is a high-altitude town in the northeast Indian state of Meghalaya. It's known for its living root bridges, made from rubber trees. To the northeast, Mawkdok Dympep Valley View Point overlooks verdant gorges. In the surrounding hills, the Noh-Kalikai, Dain-Thlen and Kynrem waterfalls plunge from forested clifftops. South of town, Mawsmai Cave is illuminated to show its stalagmites.

Guwahati is a sprawling city beside the Brahmaputra River in the northeast Indian state of Assam. It’s known for holy sites like the hilltop Kamakhya Temple, featuring shrines to the Hindu deities Shiva and Vishnu. To the east, 18th-century Navagraha Temple is an astronomical centre with planetary shrines. Umananda Temple, dedicated to Shiva and covered with engravings, stands on Peacock Island in the river.

The north-east region of India is surely one of the most intriguing parts of the country. It is a narrow strip squeezed between the two nations of Bhutan and Bangladesh. Owing to its topography, north-east India is an unexplored paradise with numerous delights. Known as the ‘Seven Sisters’, north-east India is a treasure chest of culture, heritage, history, traditions, natural beauty, adventures and soulful experiences. Thus, a  tour to any destination in north-east India offers unforgettable memories of good times.

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Helpful tips:

  • Be careful to pack all your essentials before embarking on the travel. Check out our comprehensive travel checklist.
  • Check out the SHILLONG WEATHER   and GUWAHATI WEATHER during your expected period of travel.
  • Shillong has a subtropical highland climate. Heavy rains are typical of the May to September monsoon season. November to March offers dry winter weather, with mild days and cool nights. Popular months to visit include May to July and October to December. 

 

The distance between Guwahati & Shillong is 115 Km |The distance between Shillong & Cherrapunji is 53.9 Km |The distance between Shillong & Mawlynnong is 76.4 Km 

 

Inclusions

3 star

Transfer

Breakfast

Sightseeing

Stay Plan

06D SHILLONG TOURIST PLACES

Shillong | 03 N

Guwahati | 02 N

 

PACKAGE DETAILS

06D SHILLONG TOURIST PLACES

Inclusions:

  • Daily Breakfast.
  • All Transfers and Sightseeing by vehicle. AC may not operate in the Hills.
  • All toll taxes, parking fees, and driver’s allowances included in the package cost
  • Pick-up from arrival locations and drop to departure locations.

Exclusions:

  • Expenses caused by factors beyond our control like rail and flight delays, roadblocks, and vehicle mal-functions, political disturbances etc.
  • Entrance fees to monuments, museum, temples etc.
  • Guide Charges
  • Adventure activities like ropeway, rafting, boating etc. are NOT included in the package cost

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06D SHILLONG TOURIST PLACES

Day 01: Guwahati to Shillong  

On arrival in Guwahati Airport/Station, get transferred to Shillong. En route witness, the Umiam Lake or Barapani which is the largest artificial lake in Meghalaya. If time permits visit Cathedral of Mary and Ward’s Lake. Evening free on leisure. You may take a walk to the famous Police Bazaar for shopping. Overnight in Shillong.

 

Day 02: Cherrapunjee day trip

After breakfast drive to Cherrapunjee, for an awesome day trip. En route visits the famous Elephant Falls. At Sohra, stop at the Duwan Sing Syiem viewpointfor mesmerizing views of the Hills. In Cherrapunjee be witness to the gorgeous Seven Sisters (Nohsngithiang) Falls and Nohkalikai Falls. Later, walkinside the Mawsmai Cave. The limestone cave is a natural wonder with innumerable formations inside it. Also, visit the Ramakrishna Mission. Drive back to Shillong for an overnight stay.

 

Day 03: Mawlynnong & Dawki day trip

After breakfast drive to Mawlynnong, the cleanest village in Asia. Climb the 80 ft Sky Walk at Mawlynnong village for a bird’s eye view of the Village.

A trek to the nearby living-root bridge is another interesting activity. Walk down a flight of almost 100 steps to witness nature’s wonder, living-root bridge. The bridges are tangles of massive thick roots, which the local people inter-twine to form a bridge that can hold several people at a time.

Later drive to Dawki, be mesmerized by the beauty of the Umngot rivers. The river is famous for its crystal-clear water, so clear that when seen from a distance, it appears as if the boat is floating in midair. Enjoy an amazing country boat river ride. Drive up to the Bangladesh border. Later proceed to Shillong for an overnightstay.

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Day 04: Shillong local sightseeing

After breakfast take a day tour in Shillong covering Ward's Lake and the Golf course (One of the largest Golf courses in Asia.) and Cathedral of Mary. Later drive back to Guwahati. Check in Hotel. Overnight at Guwahati

Optional: Visit Don Bosco Museum (Closed on Sundays, National Holidays, Easter, 22nd Dec, 02 Nights in Jan and 2nd & last Monday of December) focusing on local indigenous people & culture, with tools, clothing & artefacts on display.

Day 05: Guwahati city tour

After breakfast take a tour in Guwahati city covering Kamakhya temple, Navagraha temple (temple of nine planets) and Assam State Museum. Evening enjoya River cruise over the river Brahmaputra (cruise charges additional). Overnight in Guwahati.

Kamakhya Temple remains open from: 08:00 am to 01:00 pm & 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

 

Day 06: Guwahati Departure 

After breakfast transfer to Guwahati airport for onward journey.

TOTAL DRIVE TO DESTINATIONS IS AROUND 16 HRS

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