Umiam lake | Elephant falls | Mawlynnong Village
Day 01:Guwahati–Shillong Meghalya:Arrive at Guwahati airport, received and transferred to Shillong (130kms/3hrs drive), enroute stop at the scenic view point of the Umiam lake ( the largest manmade lake in Northeast India), reach Shillong and check into hotel, after refreshment explore the local night markets of Shillong. Overnight at Shillong. Shillong is the capital and hill station of Meghalaya, also known as "The Abode of Clouds", one of the smallest states in India. It is the headquarters of the East Khasi Hills district and is situated at an average altitude of 4,908 feet above sea level, with the highest point being Shillong Peak at 6,449 feet. Shillong is the 330th most populous city in India with population of 143,007 according to the 2011 census. It is said that the rolling hills around the town reminded the European settlers of Scotland. Hence, they would also refer to it as the "Scotland of the East".
Day 02:Shillong –Cherrapunjee–Shillong:Today after breakfast we set to explore Shillong and Cherrapunjee (56kms/02hrs drive), we will visit the Elephant falls and then drive further to Cherrapunjee. At Cherrapunjee we visit the Nohkalikai Falls (the fourth highest falls in the world), Mawsmai Cave, Seven Sister Fall and Danthlen Falls. After exploring for the day check in hotel. Overnight at Shillong.
Day 03:Shillong – Mawllynnong –Dawki–Shillong :
Today after breakfast we start our day for a day long excursion to Mawlynnong village (100kms/03hrs drive from Cherrapunjee), leave at 8:00 A.M. Reach Mawlynnong and explore the cleanest village in Asia, we will also experience the wonder of the Khasi war Tribes – The Single Decker living Root Bridge at Riwai village. Also experience the panoramic view of the Bangladesh from 85 ft high sky walk made of bamboo by the locals. After exploring the village we can drive to Dawki village (22kms from the village), and go for a Boat ride in Umngot River bordering India and Bangladesh, also known as crystal clear lake. Back to Shillong and overnight stay.
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 known for its cleanliness is located around 90 kms from Shillong and is a community based eco-tourism initiative. The community has made collective effort to maintain the ambience of a clean village. The village offers picturesque natural beauty, a trek 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.
Note : Boating Cost Is Not Included
Day 04:Shillong – Guwahati Meghalaya–Assam :Today after breakfast we will visit the Don Bosco Museum and Cathedral of Marry in Shillong and later drive to Guwahati Airport for your onward destinations.
LAND ARRANGEMENT COST FOR INDIAN NATIONAL
All Accommodation using double sharing room
Transportation mentioned above
Parking and road toll
Tea, snacks and mineral water
Tips, laundry and telephone bills
Any up gradation cost
Other Expenses of personal nature
Sightseeing entrée charges