Shillong ‘Scotland of East’
Day 01: Guwahati- Shillong
This morning we will leave for the capital city of Meghalaya- Shillong, fondly known as the Scotland of the East. Our next hault will be at Umiam. Umiam is located around 15 km from the capital city of Meghalaya. The blue lake is surrounded by beautiful hillocks which makes it scenic. During summer, the Lake looks lush and vibrant adorned by Gulmohar trees (Delonix regia) . The Lake commonly known as Barapani is one of the best place for picnics and campings. Then we will move to Shillong. Check into the hotel in Shillong. Have a leisurely walk locally in the evening. Overnight stay at Shillong
Day 02: Shillong – Cherrapunjee
After breakfast, we will leave to Cherrapunjee which is located around 65 kms from Shillong. Cherrapunjee is the wettest destination in the world. On the way to Cherrapunjee, we will come across waterfalls diving into unfathomable gorges. Check into the hotel. Next up is visiting the famous Nohsngithiang Falls, Nohkalikai fall and Mawsmai Cave. Later evening return to hotel for overnight stay Return to the hotel and over night stay. Cherrapunjee is a "must see" destination for all travelers.
Day 03: Cherrapunjee
After breakfast we will go to visit the Double Decker living Routes Bridge, the most brilliant of all the living bridges found in the world. The trek from the resort will take about 05 hrs. The scenery of the places is beyond description. You will be amazed of walking over the roots which will make you scared in the beginning but a great zeal in the end. The picturesque forest and the pleasant sound of water falls provides you a different experience with a mesmerizing feel. Feel the warmth of Mother Nature. Return to the hotel by evening and relax. Overnight stay hotel.
Day 04: Cherrapunjee – Mawlynnong – Shillong
After breakfast, we will visit Mawlynnong , cleanest village in India which is located nearly 80 kms from Cherrapunjee. This scenic villages has got some interesting sights like the living roots bridge and a beautiful sight boulder balancing on another rock. Later in the afternoon we will move to Shillong. On arrival check-in at hotel. Overnight stay at Shillong.
Day 05: Shillong
After breakfast. enjoy local sightseeing in Shillong, ‘Scotland of the East’. We will visit Cathedral Church, Lady Hydari Park, the Orchidarium, Elephant Falls 7 the Golf course. Next we will move to the Shilling Peak. Enjoy the scenic view of Shilling Peak Overnight stay at Shillong .
Day 06: Shillong – Guwahati - Departure
After breakfast, we will move to Guwahati. On the way we will be visiting Kamakhya Devemple and other places of worth. Next up is transfer to the airport / railway station for onward connection.
Duration6 Days & 5 Nights
Shillong is the capital of Meghalaya. It is also the District headquarter of East Khasi Hills District. Shillong is the only hill station in the country that can be accessed from all sides. The name Shillong is derived from U-Shyllong, a powerful deity and is situated at an altitude of 1,491m above sea level. This beautiful city is located around 103kms from Guwahati, the nearest air and train link. The presence of many educational institutions, many of them established by various missionary groups make Shillong the main hub of education in the entire north-east.