5 Days 4 Night
North East India, holds its unique attraction and a rare cultural surrounding from the other parts of the country. However, the beauty of Shillong attracts a wide range of tourists to the place and makes it a great destination to visit. Yelo Holidays has made well-organized Beautiful Shillong with Guwahati package which offers you a chance to explore some of such gems of this region. You visit Shillong, the capital of the state of Meghalaya, popularly called the “Scotland of the East”. Next is one of the wettest place in the world, Cherrapunjee. Another gem that you visit is Guwahati, the largest city of Assam state. Savor the scenery, enjoy the weather, and explore the wonders.
Start the journey with your arrival at the Guwahati station/airport, get greeted and straight away get transferred to Shillong. It takes around 3 hours to reach this gorgeous hill station, Shillong. On the way, drop by the Borapani Lake in the state of Meghalaya, also known as the Umiam lake, it is beautifully surrounded by Sylvan hills. After that our journey comes to one of the most romantic place in Shilong, the Ward’s Lake, located in the heart of the city which was built by the British councils and is a prominent hang-out place in Meghalaya. Then we visit the Cathedral Catholic Church which attracts thousands of devotees. After that check in at the hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure and later retire for the night. Overnight stay at Shillong. Attractions: Umiam Lake Wards Lake Cathedral Catholic Church
After breakfast, set off for Cherrapunji, well known for receiving one of the highest rainfall in the world. Cherrapunjee is locally known as Sohra and is situated at a distance of 56 kms from Shillong. On the way we will be visiting the Shillong peak, located in the upper Shillong from where one can see the beauty of Shillong city under the clouds giving a perfect picturesque view of the city. After a while we head to the Elephanta falls, the water of this three steps falls comes down in flows from different levels over the fern-covered rocks and falls into the canyon down below. Then visit the Mawkdok Valley which is a very prominent sightseeing for tourists. Then on the way we visit the Nohsngithiang falls (Seven sisters falls) which is known to be the symbol of the Unity of the Seven States of North East India. Later than we visit the Mawsmai cave, a major crowd puller that leaves tourists spellbound. After trekking in the majestic cave we move for Eco Park, which hosts several hybrid and indigenous orchids. It also offers a breathtaking view of distant Sylhet Plains of neighboring Bangladesh. Overnight stay at Cherrapunji. Attractions: Shillong peak, Elephanta Falls, Mawkdok Valley, Nohsngithiang (Seven sisters), Mawsmai Cave, Eco Park.
In the morning get ready to take explore the Mawlynnong Village. 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. Visit the Living Root Bridge in the nearby village of Rawai. The village also offers a sight of natural balancing rock, a strange natural phenomenon of a boulder balancing on another rock. From Mawlynnong one can see the Indo-Bangladesh Border. After some time we travel for Dawki in the East Jaintia Hills, on arrival is the Umngot River where the water is crystal clear and is said to be one of the clearest river in India. The journey from Mawlynnong to Dawki is thrilling and scenic as we pass through lush green valleys and waterfalls peddling down from every corner of the hills. We will take a boat ride which is the most astonishing thing to do in Dawki. Overnight stay at Mawlynnong. Attractions: Mawlynnong Village Living Root Bridge Dawki/ Umngot River
In the morning after breakfast we will depart for Jowai. Situated in the Amlarem Civil sub-division in jowai, Meghalaya, krang suri is a spectacular waterfall that provides an amazing bird's eye view of the entire location. No nature lover and adventure enthusiast can afford to miss this breath-taking milky white waterfall which is a tourist's delight. This entire region is studded with visuals that take ones breath away and its sapphire blue skies are a sight to see at night. Then visit the Laitlum Canyons, Nestled in the embrace of majestic hills and valleys, in one such spot from where the vast, verdant and fascinating panorama of Meghalaya could be viewed and admired. Overnight stay at Shillong. Attractions: Krang Suri Laitlum Canyons
In the morning after the breakfast we will visit the Don Bosco Museum where one can see the historical monuments of the ancient Meghalaya culture. Then we leave for Guwahati where on the way visit the Tirupati Balaji Temple then drop you to the Airport/Railway Station where our journey comes to an end.