(4N/5D) - CODE ( 22 )
Day - 1 : GUWAHATI AIRPORT – CHERRAPUNJEE (190 KMS / 5 ½ hrs drive)
Welcome on arrival in Guwahati Airport/Station (kindly book morning arrival flight) and drive to Cherrapunjee. En route witness the Umiam Lake or Barapani - is the biggest artificial lake in Meghalaya in midst of sylvan hills adorned by Khasi pines & peerless beauty. At Sohra, stop at the Duwan Sing Syiem view point for mesmerizing views of the Hills. Evening free at leisure. Overnight in Cherrapunjee.
Day - 2 : CHERRAPUNJEE
After breakfast enjoy sightseeing in Cherrapunjee, the wettest place on the earth. Be witness to the gorgeous Seven Sisters (Nohsngithiang) Falls and Nohkalikai Falls. Later take a soft cave walk inside the Mawsmai Cave. The limestone cave is a natural wonder with innumerable formations inside it. Also visit the Arwah caves and Ramakrishna Mission. overnight stay at Cherrapunjee. Note: Most of the waterfalls are dry during winter season.
Day - 3 : CHERRAPUNJEE - MWALLYNONG - SHILLONG
After early breakfast, check out at 8:00 am and drive to Mwallynong (81 km/ 1.5 hrs), the cleanest village in Asia, also known as ‘God’s own Garden’. With over 80 households, the village gives the ambiance of walking in a well maintained park. A trek to the nearby Rewai Village is another interesting activity. Walk down a flight of almost 100 steps to witness nature’s wonder, living-root bridge. The bridges are tangles of massive thick roots, which the local people inter-twine to form a bridge that can hold several people at a time. The root bridges, may be up to over a hundred feet long and take ten to fifteen years to become fully functional, but they become very strong in the process. The bridges live and keep growing and strengthen over time. The useful lifespan of the bridges, is thought to be 500–600 years. Later drive to Dawki, a village of the Jaintia community whose prime occupation of fishing. Be mesmerized by the beauty of the Umngot river, the venue of the annual boat race held during March - April at Umsyiem. The Umngot itself is a prime fishing spot for fishermen of the villages. The river is also famous for its crystal clear water, so clear that when seen from a distance, it appears as if the boat is floating in mid-air! The Umngot river is the natural boundary between Ri Pnar or Jaintia Hills with Hima Khyrim of Khasi hills over which is a single span suspension bridge was constructed. This is the gateway to Bangladesh where major export and import transactions take place. Enjoy an amazing country boat river ride (at additional cost). Drive up to the Bangladesh border. Later proceed to Shillong for overnight stay. Note: It is advisable to carry packed lunch to Mwallynong.
Day - 4 : SHILLONG
After breakfast, visit the Elephant Falls, Ward’s Lake, Cathedral of Marry and Golf Course. Optional : Visit Don Bosco Museum (Closed on Sundays, National Holidays, Easter, 22nd Dec – 02nd Jan and 2nd & last Monday of December). Evening free at leisure to explore the region on own. You may take a walk to the famous Police Bazaar for shopping. Overnight in Shillong.
Day - 5 : GUWAHATI AIRPORT DEPARTURE
After breakfast transfer to Guwahati Airport.TOUR ENDS HERE ~~~