Shillong Extended Getaway
NEY-15 | 03 Nights/04 Days
Meghalaya is a state in north-east India. The name means "the abode of clouds" in Sanskrit. The population of Meghalaya as of 2014 is estimated to be 3,211,474. Meghalaya covers an area of approximately 22,430 square kilometers, with a length to
- Shillong Extended Getaway (3 Nights)
- 03 Nights/04 Days
- Arrive at Guwahati. Proceed to Shillong enroute Visit Umiam Lake. Visit Museums during the day. Evening visit to Elephant Falls.
- Customizable Tour : Yes
- MEALS Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
- TRANSPORT Luxury Car, SUV, Bus, Minibus, Raft
- ACCOMODATION 2 star, 3 star, 4 star, 5 star hotel.
Day 1: Arrive at Guwahati. Proceed to Shillong enroute Visit Umiam Lake. Visit Museums during the day. Evening visit to Elephant Falls.
Arrive at Guwahati and proceed to Shillong (100 kms - 2.5 hrs). Shillong is the capital of Meghalaya and is renowned for Natural beauty (Waterfalls, Lakes, views) around it. Enroute visit Umiam lake (15 kms). Visit Museums in Shillong (Don Bosco Museum, State Museum, Butterfly Museum, Air Force Museum) during the day and visit Elephant Falls in the evening (12 kms).
Day 2: Day Excursion to Cherrapunjee.
Day Excursion to Cherapunjee (56 kms). Cherrapunjee is one of the highest rainfall areas in the world. View points within couple of kms of Cherrapunjee offers stunning views of the forests, valleys, waterfalls and plains beyond. Short hike to experience Living Root Bridges, what is unique to Cherrapunjee. Return Shillong by late afternoon. Shopping in Police Bazaar in evening.
Day 3: Visits around Shillong.
Visit Mawphlang (25 kms from Shillong), a forest area which is considered Sacred by local Khasi community and visitors are allowed via an entry to visit. Its a large forest area (700 acres) where one needs walk around preferably with a guide. Excellent for botany lovers and guests who love nature walks. Afternoon Visit Sohliya Strawberry farms (35 kms from Shillong) and is a modern farming success story. Tourists visit the area for a bit of Strawberries and Bird watching. Fair bit of walking is required for guests to explore the area on foot.
Day 4: Departure
Depart to Guwahati (225 kms - 4.5 hours) for onward journey.