Arrive at Guwahati airport and transfer to hotel. Enroute to hotel visit Kamakhya temple – it is situated at the top of the Nilachal Hill at about 800 feet above the sea level. The entire temple complex not only comprises of many other temples but also a whole set of people connected with them. Apart from the main Devi temple, it also comprises of some other major temples of Devi Kali, Tara, Bagala, Chinnamasta, Bhuvanesvari, Bhairavi, and Dhumavati. (Timing 08:00 A.M till 01:00 P.M & 3:00 P.M till its gets dark)
Also, visit Sankardev Kalakhetra – Light & Sound show or Evening River Cruise on the Brahmaputra on Direct payment basis. Overnight at Guwahati.
Note: Sightseeing possible if arrival in the morning time.
After breakfast, we visit the Nabagraha Temple and then drive to Shillong (120 kms / 3 hrs drive approx). Check in to the hotel. Later local sightseeing in Shillong.Overnight in Shillong.
You will be traveling to Cherrapunjee – the wettest place on the earth. En route visit the famous Elephant Falls. At Cherrapunjee visit – Mawsmai Cave, Seven Sisters Falls and Nohkalikai Falls. After lunch at Cherrapunjee, visit Thankarang Park, and Koh Ramhah. Drive back to Shillong for overnight halt.
After breakfast excursion to Mawllynong (100 kms / 3 hrs drive approx). Drive back to Shillong for overnight stay.
Note: It is advisable to carry have packed lunch to Mwallynong.
Mawlynnong village, situated 90 kms ahead of Shillong on the Shillong-Dawki Road, 30 kms from Pynursla, is a village of 75 households with a population of 400. An idyllic location, this village epitomizes a standard, which all other villages need to aspire to be. Dubbed the cleanest village in India by Discover India Magazine, the primary Village School till class V boasts of its no dropout record and the village of 90 % literacy. Paved walkways and beautiful flowerbed all along mark the village, with waterfalls, *a living root bridge, hilly rivulets, acacia plantation and an excellent view of the faraway plains of Bangladesh all contribute to the ambiance of this village. Farming of betel nut & leaves, broomsticks, and pepper along with bee rearing are the primary economic activity of this Village and with the village headman himself taking the responsibility of making visitors comfortable, a day in this village gives an insight into the life of the Khasis, the influence of the Church and its metamorphosis.
After breakfast drive to Guwahati airport (140 kms/ 4 hrs drive approx).
|Shillong||ICSSR NEHU Guest House/ or Similar|
|Cherrapunjee||Coniferous Resort or Similar|
|Guwahati||Uttam Guest house / Hotel Rialto|