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Meghalaya Unlocked

Updated: Apr 3, 2022

ITINERARY: DAY 1: Guwahati Airport – Shillong: Meet and greet at Guwahati airport & transfer to Shillong. En-route visit the beautiful Umiam Lake, a major tourist attraction. It is located just before entering Shillong. Reach hotel and check in, after some leisure we shall proceed for city tour covering Ward’s Lake,, Lady Hydari Park, 18 hole Golf Course, Elephant Falls & Shillong Peak. Evening walk at Police Bazar. Overnight stay at Hotel in Shillong.

DAY 2: Shillong- Laitlum Canyon-Jowai: Post breakfast checkout from hotel and go for an excursion to Smit: The Laitlum Canyons are literally translated as ‘End of Hills’, or ‘Edge of the World’. And it is a fact that Laitlum is nestled at a great height and is surrounded by vast rocky hills and valleys. After sightseeing at Laitlum, we shall proceed to Jowai, a hilly town in Eastern Meghalaya surrounded by brooks and green fields.

Day 3: Jowai-Phi Phi Falls-Krang Suri Falls- Dawki-Mawlynnong: Post breakfast check out from the Homestay at Jowai and proceed for sightseeing of Phi Phi and Krang Suri Falls. Phi Phi and Krang Suri are two of the most spectecular falls of Meghalaya with shimmering blue water plunging from a height. After enjoying the view of both of these falls, we shall head off towards Dawki. Dawki is well known for the Umgot River where the water is so crystal clear that the sun shines right into the river bed and the boats appear to be suspended mid air. Indo-Bangladesh Border is located right there at Dawki.

Post enjoying the spectacular views of Phi Phi, Krang Suri and Dawki, we travel to Mawlynnong. Mawlynnong is a picturesque village located in East Khasi Hills along the India-Bangladesh border and is famed to be the cleanest village in Asia. The modestly existing Mawlynnong has alternatively been known as 'God's own garden' too. Go for a short trek of the village and see the Khasi way of life and meet the locals. You can visit Balancing Rock, Sky Walk, Bangladesh View point and the longest Living Root Bridge.

Day 4: Mawlynnong- Nongriat- Double Decker Root Bridge-Cherrapunji: Post breakfast check-out from hotel/homestay and get ready for trekking the Double Decker Living Root Bridge at Nongriat. Living Root Bridges are eco friendly bridges constructed by locals with the aerial roots of living trees. A little hiking is required to see the magnificent bridge. After witnessing the natural wonder that is the Double Decker Living Root Bridge, we travel to Cherrapunji. Overnight Stay at Hotel in Cherrapunji.

Day 5: Cherrapunji:

Check out form hotel after breakfast and drive in your chauffer is ready to take you to amazing and wettest place of India, which is Mawsinram– you must have read about this place in school and now is the chance to experience and explore the wettest place on the Earth. En-route, enjoy the most scenic locations and capture them because they are memories which will keep you mesmerized for years to come. There are several waterfalls and limestone caves for you to enjoy:

  • Nohkalikai Falls: At a height of 1115 feet, the Nohkalikai falls is the tallest plunge waterfall in India. Be dazzled by the beauty of this scenic falls as you cherish this rare moment.

  • Seven Sisters Falls: Located south of the Mawsmai village, the Seven Sisters Falls is a vibrant spectacle. The fall at a height of 1033 feet plunges over the top of limestone cliffs of the Khasi Hills, but this spectacle is only to be enjoyed during the monsoons.

  • Mawsmai cave: A major northeast tourist attraction, the Mawsmai cave is flocked by tourists throughout the year. Visit these surreal limestone constructions for a holistic holiday experience.

  • Arwah cave: The Arwah Cave in Cherrapunjee is a magnificent spot for all nature lovers. One can spot a diverse range of flora and fauna amidst these limestone stacks.

After that back to hotel overnight stay in Cherrapunji

Day 6: DEPARTURE Morning after breakfast depart from Cherrapunji towards dropping at Guwahati airport for onward journey.

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