On arrival at Guwahati airport/Rail. Station you will be received by our representative, who will be waiting for a warm welcome just outside of the airport (customs area) / Rail. Station by your nameplate /your referral and proceed to Shillong (103 km), the capital of Meghalaya, the Scotland of the East. Swaddled amidst wraith-like mists is aptly called the abode of the clouds.It is one of India’s prettiest and youngest states (the 21st.) having split away from Assam in 1972.Standing out amongst the other states, for its unique traditional and natural beauty. On the way if time permit we will take a break for a lots of fun & entertainment with the boating/water sports in incredible Umiam Lake. From here shillong is just 17 kms. On arrival Check into hotel. Relax and evening take a glance of shillong Bazar which open till around 8.30 pm. Back to Hotel. Enjoy the dinner and overnight stay.
Today after breakfast drive to Cherrapunji 56 km which experiences the heaviest rainfall in the world. Cherrapunjee, locally and officially known as Sohra, and a “must see” destination for all tourists. it was the headquarters of the Khasi/Jaintia province during British rule which was however shifted to Shillong in 1864, due to the inconvenience caused by excessive rain during the monsoon months. The average rainfall is 12,000 mm a year and the record for a single day was 2455 mm recorded in 1974 confirming it as the “Wettest place on Earth”. Cherranpunjee is impressive with its gushing waterfalls and the deep gorges. You will get stunning views of the plains of Bangladesh. Close to town are the glorious Nohsngithiang Falls( Mawsmai Falls), Dainthlen Falls, Nohkailikai Falls ( World’s forth hishest) and many small waterfalls. Also visit Mawsmai Cave-6 km from the cherranpunji market to the south lies the village of Mawsmai in the direction of Bangladesh border. Back to Shillong. Enjoy your Dinner. Overnight stay.
After breakfast sight-seeing programme at Shillong. Morning proceed to Shillong peak(1965 m) from where one can see the whole of Shillong town, Also visit State Museum – the ideal place to get a quick insight into the life of the tribes of Meghalaya, as this Museum showcases their history, ethnography and lifestyle. Also visit Wards lake-where one can have a fun with self-boating or refreshment by seating under a tree, Lady Hydari Park, etc. Elephant Falls.
After breakfast with many wonderful memories drive to Guwahati airport / Rail. Station (3.5 hours/103 km).