Amazing Meghalaya Diaries: The Abode of Clouds

Highlights

  • Road-trip in the North-eastern mountains
  • Trek to the Double Decker root bridge in Cherrapunjee
  • Boat ride in the crystal clear waters of Umngot river in Dawki
  • Visit the sacred grove at Mawphlang
  • Visit the cleanest village of Asia - Mawlynnong

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Brief Itinerary

Day 1: Guwahati – Shillong (No meals)

Arrive Guwahati airport, drive to Shillong (3 ½ hrs). En-route visit Barapani Lake (Umaim Lake). Check-in hotel and after refreshment walk around the place. O/N at Shillong.

Day 2: Shillong (B)

After breakfast, we visit Latium Canyon, Cathedral of Mary church, Lady Hydri park, Wards lake (close on Tuesday) and Don Bosco museum (close on Sunday) and the famous Elephant Falls. O/N at Shillong.

Day 3: Shillong – Mwaphlang – Mwasynram – Cherrapunjee (B)

After breakfast, drive to Mawphlang (1 ½ hrs). En-route visit Shillong peak (close on Wednesday). At Mawphlang, visit Sacred Grove, later drive to Mawsynram, it is known for the giant stalagmite formation shaped into a "Shivalinga" and found inside a cave known locally as 'Mawjymbuin'. O/N at Cherrapunjee.

Day 4: Cherrapunjee – Double Decker Living Roots Bridge trek (B)

After breakfast, drive to trek starting point. We trek to Double Decker Living Root Bridge, 3-4 hours from the starting point. Distance 4 km down and up 1000 feet approx. This trek goes downhill through village Sohsarat. The steps are relatively steeper in two short stretches. Half the distance is covered by steps going downhill. Then there is a jungle path going along the sides of the hill leading to the Living Root Bridge with a few steps after short stretches of sloping foot path. Moss thrives on these sandstone steps during the monsoon and makes them slippery. Back trek to starting point and evening at leisure. O/N at Cherrapunjee.

Day 5: Cherrapunjee – Dawki (B, L, D)

After breakfast, drive to drive to Dawki and visit Indo - Bangladesh border. Afternoon, free for water/adventure sports in the Umngot river. In the evening, enjoy bon-fire and camp by the riverside. O/N at Dawki.

Day 6: Dawki – Mawlynnong – Shillong (B)

After breakfast, drive to Mawlynnong – “Asia’s Cleanest Village”. Mawlynnong offers many interesting sights such as the living root bridge and another strange natural phenomenon of a boulder balancing on another small rock. Later, drive to Shillong. O/N at Shillong.

Day 7: Shillong – Guwahati (B)

After breakfast, check-out and drive to Guwahati airport (3 ½ hrs).

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Inclusions

  • 5 nights’ accommodation in 3 star hotel on twin share
  • 1 night accommodation at a basic camp by the riverside
  • Meals as mentioned (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • All applicable transfers & sightseeing (on point to point basis) in a comfortable vehicle
  • Professional English Speaking Guide

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Exclusions

  • Airfare to and from Guwahati
  • GST @ 5%
  • Any entry fees 
  • Adventure/water activities at Dawki
  • Any kind of personal expenses & beverages
  • Meals not mentioned in above 
  • Any extras, sites not indicated on above
  • Any items or services not specified in the itinerary above.
  • Cost of any personal items
  • Cost incurred due to mishaps, strikes, political unrest, etc

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Price

Cost per person in Twin/Double

Rs. 37,999/-

 

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General Notes

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  • Cost is based on minimum 10 travelling passengers
  • All taxes and charges are quoted as on July 2018. Any increase in fuel/hotel/other expenses due to any unforeseen circumstances, will have to be borne by the passengers
  • Rates could differ during Blackout period and Long Weekends
  • This is just an offer and subject to availability upon receiving your request. Above rate is subject to change as per availability
  • Neither rooms nor seats are blocked

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