Duration: 5 Nights & 6 Days
Places Covered: Shillong – Laitlum – Cherrapunjee – Dawki – Jaintia Hills
DAY 1: GUWAHATI – SHILLONG
Arrive Guwahati and our tour representative will receive you in Guwahati Airport. Straight transfer to Shillong with enroute visit to Umiam Lake. One of the popular tourist spots in Shillong, Umiam Lake is a vast and scenic reservoir that attracts a large number of tourists from across the country. Also known as “Bara Pani” or the Big Water, The Lake is a part of a dam, constructed as a first Hydel Power Project in this North-East Indian State. Arrive Shillong and check-in to your hotel. Later visit Don Bosco Museum, Lady Hyderi Park, Wards Lake and St. Catholic Cathedral depending on your arrival time. Evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay in Shillong.
DAY 2: LAITLUM AND MAWPHLANG
Morning after breakfast visit Laitlum Grand Canyon – One of the most amazing and picturesque tourist destinations, perched atop the East Khasi Hills of Shillong, which in literal sense means “The End of Hills” or “The End of The World” perched in the East Khasi Hills of Shillong, Laitlum Canyons is a little-explored haunt of the mountainous state of Meghalaya. At Laitlum, all one can see are breathtaking gorges and steep winding stairways that snake their way down to the lush valley. Later continue to drive and explore Elephant falls and Shillong Peak after which you will be transferred to Mawphlang Sacred Grove. Arrive Mawphlang and you will be taken for a short trek around Lawkyntang or Sacred Forest popularly known as Mawphlang Sacred Grove. It is an ideal destination for nature lovers and among the best places to experience. Overnight stay in Shillong.
DAY 3: CHERRAPUNJEE
After breakfast drive to Cherrapunjee – The locals traditionally call it Sohra, Cherrapunji attracts lot of tourists because of its abundant natural beauty, package of valleys and waterfalls, caves and canyons, evergreen misty landscapes and heavy rains. Enroute visit Mawkdok Valley view point. Later proceed to Cherrapunjee and visit Wahkabah Falls, Arwah Cave, Nohkalikai Falls, Mawsmai Cave, Seven Sisters waterfalls and Eco Park. Evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay in Cherrapunjee.
DAY 4: DAWKI & MAWLYNNONG
After breakfast drive to Dawki, also an Indo-Bangladesh Border. Enjoy boat ride on the crystal clear view water at your own cost. Return and visit Mawlynnong, The cleanest village in India. Visit a Balancing Rock, The Living Root Bridge in Riwai Village and also climb the bamboo made structure to get the view from tree top tower of plains of Bangladesh. Evening you can enjoy the walk around the village with paved walkways and beautiful flowerbed. Overnight stay in Mawlynnong.
DAY 5: JAINTIA HILLS
Today morning after breakfast start for your tour towards Jaintia Hills – the Jaintia Hills is a land of majestic hills filled with rich natural vegetation and mineral deposits. It is home to one of the most beautiful waterfalls of India, the Krangsuri falls. The beautiful village of Nartiang is also situated in these fascinating hills where one can find the remnants of the Summer Palace of the Jaintia King. The Nartiang Monoliths, a large collection of mighty stones set since the Stone Age may also be found here. Visit Thadlaskein Lake, Nartiang Monolits, and Krangsuri Waterfalls. Return back to Shillong. Overnight stay in Shillong.
DAY 6: SHILLONG – GUWAHATI
Post breakfast in the morning, drive back to Guwahati and straight transfer to airport to catch your flight/train to onward destination.