Shillong Cherrapunjee Mawlynnong tour Package

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General Information About Shillong Cherrapunjee Mawlynnong tour Package

Shillong,famously known as the Scotland of the East, Shillong the capital city of Meghalaya stands at an altitude of 4908 feet above sea level. The British were so moved by the magnificent beauty of this place that they set it as a Capital city of Eastern Bengal and Assam. Shillong enjoys a serene, pleasant atmosphere with its beautiful lakes, lush green mountains, pine forests and exotic orchids, cascading waterfalls which combine together to make it a finest hill station of north east.

Itinerary

Day 0
Activities and itinerary for Day 0

Guwahati - Shillong (100 kms, 2 hrs drive) . Meet upon arrival at Guwahati Airport / Railway Station. Guwahati, the city of Eastern light stands on the southern bank of the mighty river Brahmaputra. It is the capital city of Assam and the gateway to the entire north-eastern states. Take transfer to Shillong. Famously known as the Scotland of the East, Shillong the capital city of Meghalaya stands at an altitude of 4908 feet above sea level. The British were so moved by the magnificent beauty of this place that they set it as a Capital city of Eastern Bengal and Assam. Shillong enjoys a serene, pleasant atmosphere with its beautiful lakes, lush green mountains, pine forests and exotic orchids, cascading waterfalls which combine together to make it a finest hill station of north east.

Day 1
Activities and itinerary for Day 1

Shillong - Cherrapunji - Shillong (60 kms one way, 1 & 1/2 hrs drive) Cherrapunji in Meghalaya is credited to be the home place of the rain capital of the world, Cherrapunji. Commonly known as Sohra, a trip to this magnificent place enveloped in gushing waterfalls, beautiful valleys, running streams and rivers, unexplored caves creates an everlasting impression in the explorers mind. The maximum rainfall months are from March to October with an average annual rainfall of about 12,000 mm a year. This place is designated to possess rich tropical vegetation with an eco-friendly atmosphere. A hub of the Khasi culture, it is also famous for orange groves and honey.

Day 2
Activities and itinerary for Day 2

Shillong - Mawlynnong - Shillong (78 kms one way, 2 hrs drive). Mawlynnong Village , popularly known as Gods Own Garden, Mawlynnong Village is famously renowned as the cleanest village in entire Indian subcontinent. The Discover India, a travel magazine acclaimed the village as the cleanest in Asia in 2003 and the cleanest in India in 2005. The inhabitants are fully concerned about maintaining the cleanliness of the village. For this purpose, the wastes are disposed in cane basket bins named Thapa, placed in every corner of the village. These are gathered in a particular place and later decomposed and used as manure for agriculture. Provision for rainwater harvesting is present in every household. Undisturbed by the hustle and bustle of city life, the conscious villagers preach the motto of conservation and protection of nature. Living Root Bridge, Balancing Rock are major attractions in Mawlynnong

Day 3
Activities and itinerary for Day 3

Shillong - Guwahati depart (100 kms, 2 hrs drive) . If time permits, visit in Guwahati - Kamakhya Temple, Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra. Later, take transfer to Guwahati Airport / Railway Station for your onward destination.