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Meghalaya, ‘Abode of Clouds’ is indisputably the most beautiful state among the Seven Sister States in northeastern India. This amazing region is filled with mystical, untouched natural wonders at every turn; from undulating pine covered hills to the spectacular waterfalls to the cleanest rivers in India 'Umngot river', Dawki to the living root bridges to the Wettest place on the planet 'Cherrapunji' to the cleanest village in Asia 'Mawlynnong' (God's own garden).

Take a break from bustling cities, everyday monotony, and find peace touring the North East. Fairyland on the border, Meghalaya awaits you. Magnificent and mysterious, exhilarating, and glittering, our affordable 7-day Meghalaya Tour Package will leave you with memories you will cherish for the rest of your life. You will get the chance to adore spending your time in the fascinating waterfalls, Valleys, wildlife, tranquil rivers, mystique caves, and unique tribal culture (Khasi tribe).
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Meghalaya Tours

ATTNHE19 - Mesmerizing Meghalaya

6 Nights / 7 Days
3N Shillong
2N Cherrapunjee
1N Guwahati
Airport Pickup
Hotel
Sightseeing
  • Arrive into Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi Airport, also known as Guwahati Airport (GAU).
  • Collect your baggage from the designated carousel.
  • At the arrival hall, you will be met by our associate chauffeur and transfer to Shillong.
    • Perched at an altitude of 1,520 meters (4,990 feet) above sea level, Shillong is the capital city of Meghalaya and district headquarter of East Khasi Hills District. Due to its undulating landscape, Shillong is often referred as “Scotland of East”.
    • Shillong receives heavy rainfalls during monsoon and the rainy season usually lasts longer than in the rest of India.
  • En-route visit the picturesque Umiam Lake (locally known as ‘Dam sait’), the biggest artificial lake in the State of Meghalaya and is most popularly known as Barapani.
    • Encompassed by sylvan hills and engulfed in the grandeur of Khasi-pines and the cerulean blue skies, the majestic Umiam Lake tickles your senses. While you envisage the region, Shutterbugs awaited at every corner.
    • The water sports complex at Umiam Lake offers adventure sports options like water skiing, boating, angling and rowing to the visitors.
  • Arrive and Check-into Resort between 14:00-15:00hrs, a standard check-in time.
  • Get acclimatized in the free time.
  • Dinner will be on your own.
  • Stay Overnight at Hotel.
Breakfast
Hotel
Sightseeing
  • Have breakfast at Hotel.
  • Meet our chauffeur and proceed for Shillong City Sightseeing. Visit
    • Don Bosco Museum (of indigenous cultures): The Don Bosco Museum is built in hexagonal shape, its seven floors represent the seven states of North East India. The building rises to form a flame, expressing the reality that if cultures are understood well, they can form a communion of cultures for a better society. The Don Bosco Museum has seventeen galleries displaying cultural artifacts and paintings of North East India. The Don Bosco museum has a mini-museum for children, a skywalk with a 360-degree view of the pine city of Shillong, and a food gallery serving indigenous cuisine of the region.
    • Ward’s Lake (Pollock’s Lake): Ward’s lake is a manmade lake surrounded by a verdant garden with flower beds. Ward’s lake is right in the heart of the Shillong city with a winsome wooden bridge and an enthralling dancing fountain. The lake offers recreational activities such as boating, feeding the fish, and walks along with cobble-stoned paths.
    • Botanical Garden and Lady Hydari Park: Lady Hydari park is dedicated to the first lady of the province – Lady Hydari. The park has beautifully landscaped gardens with a variety of plants and flowers, also houses a mini-zoo and children’s playground in it.
  • Return to Hotel. Rest of the day is free for own activities.
  • Stay overnight in Hotel.
Breakfast
Sightseeing
Hotel
  • Have breakfast at Hotel.
  • Check out from the Hotel.
  • Meet our Chauffeur and drive to Cherrapunji (Sohra)
    • Cherrapunjee, an undulating plateau is situated on the southern tip of a plateau that looms over Bangladesh and in the East Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya at an elevation of 4823 feet above sea level.
    • Once known as the wettest place on earth, Cherrapunjee (Sohra) may have lost this pride of place to Mawsynram on the other ridge (about 16km From Cherrapunji), but for a visitor, the sudden rains that can create impromptu rivulets, waterfalls, verdant Valleys, Caves and Canyons all along the route to Cherrapunji are a sight to behold.
    • Howbeit, Cherrapunjee is the first place hit by moisture that forms over the Bay of Bengal with more than 12,000 mm of rain annually, from June to October. The lovely Cherrapunjee town is also famous for its limestone caves, orange and honey, a Centre of the Khasi Culture and literature and five of the most famous waterfalls of the state Meghalaya.
  • En-route visit
    • Mawkdok Dympep Valley: Developed by the Forest Department, Mawkdok Dympep Valley viewpoint is based at the beginning of the Sohra tourism circuit; Mawkdok Dympep Valley has fascinating cascades and deep gorges. You will be astonished by the beauty of never-ending Mawkdok Dympep Valley and certainly feel very close to nature.
      For those wanting to experience an adrenalin rush, zip-lining at Mawkdok-Dympep Valley carpeted with lush green foliage is a must-experience activity. This zip line is not for the timid persons as it stretches to a total length of 2600 feet at a dizzying height of 1200 feet.
    • Noh-Kalikai Falls: A hauntingly beautiful Noh-ka-likai Falls is the tallest plunge waterfall in India standing tall at a height of 1115 feet (340meters). Noh-ka-likai Falls cascades down from the top of the gorge to the mystic deep green pool below. In Khasi language, it is called Jump of Ka Likai, which is actually connected to a legend about local women Likai who jumped off the cliff next to the fall.
    • Dain-Thlen Falls: Among the most popular Sohra waterfalls is the Dain-Thlen Falls. The waterfall derives its name from a Thlen or a snake of gigantic size which dwelt in a cave. There are rock carvings and caves nearby and legend has it that a giant snake was once killed near the caves; the snake was a symbol for greed and evil. The view of water gushing down in full force is the most amazing beauty that one can experience from the viewpoint.
    • Ramakrishna Mission (drive pass).
  • Arrive into Cherrapunji, Check in to Hotel.
  • Stay overnight at Hotel.
Breakfast
Hotel
Sightseeing
  • Have breakfast at the Hotel.
  • Meet our associate chauffeur and proceed for a half-day trek to more than 250 years old “Umshiang Double-Decker Root Bridge” and Nei-Phngam (Rainbow falls) located in the village of Nongriat, deep in the dense tropical forest (10km south of the town of Cherrapunjee).
    • Starting point of the most enduring trek starts from the small village, Tyrna (if required, at Tyrna you can buy bamboo poles used for trekking).
    • From the village, 3000 steep steps (concrete staircase) must be traversed to reach Nongriat. (1.5 – 2 hours each way.)
    • There are three parts to the trek. The steepest and most challenging part is the first part, down the hill to Nongthymmai village where the longest root bridge, Ritymmen, is located. (2kms / 30min). The other two parts of the trek, involve crossing a couple of narrow steel suspension bridges over babbling rivers, are much levelled and less wearying. The suspension bridges will be pretty shaking.
    • Finally you reach to the Double Decker living root bridge spanning a pristine river that tumbles down through a boulder-strewn river bed, truly a remarkable sight. Setting foot on the Living Root Bridge is definitely an experience of a lifetime.
      The living root bridges are handmade from the aerial roots of rubber fig trees. As they grow, they entangle and bind strongly holding on to the soil at the roots. There is a clear stream of water flowing underneath. You can go all the way down to the water, hop over the rocks, or enjoy a rejuvenating dip in the waters.
    • After spending some time, head further upwards towards the incredible Rainbow Falls at a distance of 3kms / 01:20hrs (ascent). The path to Rainbow Falls is amalgamate of alternating ascents and descents as well as crossing two long quivering iron bridges. The final stretch to the Rainbow waterfalls is descent. Reach to the waterfall after an exhausting trek. As you are getting closer, your heart leaps with awe and amazement gazing at the waterfall tumbling down the three cliffs before joining into the turquoise pool beneath. You may just admire the waterfall swishing over the rocks joyfully or trek down the pool for an opportunity to swim. On a clear sunny day, you will see a Rainbow on the waterfalls. *you can skip Rainbow falls and trek back to Tyrna.
    • After the moments of awe at Rainbow Falls, trek back to Nongraiat (01 hour) and from Nongraiat to Tyrna will take 2hrs (steep ascent)
  • It would take minimum 5-6hrs to complete the trek / to descend and ascend. Ascend will be ridiculously hard. However, It depends on the fitness level of an individual and on your pace either slow or fast. Check FAQs below for the fitness advise.

  • In the afternoon, visit
    • Nohsngithiang Falls (also known as the Seven Sisters Waterfalls or Mawsmai Falls): The Nohsngithiang Falls, at 1,033 feet, is a seven-segmented waterfall that plunges over the top of limestone cliffs of the Khasi Hills only during the rainy season.
    • Mawsmai Caves: The cave is located in the East Khasi Hill region near Cherrapunjee and is made of limestone. Due to its location in the world’s largest rainfall region, dripping of water from the cave roofs occurs almost throughout the year. The formation of stalactites and stalagmites creates wonderful phenomena especially found in these caves. The conspicuous pillars formed due to the joining of the roof and the floors are awe-inspiring creativity of the creator of this world. Locals tell their hunters who hunted down animals living in this cave discovered that cave. Maw Smai in Khasi language means – “Oath stone”.
      Entry in the cave leads through the rather narrow vertical opening. First – old – part of the cave is lighted, it contains several larger rooms including Mughal Room – more than 25 m wide, 25 m high, and some 75 m long. Further on there is the so-called “new” part which does not have lighting. Inside the cave, there is a “window” opening upwards, with the jungle in sight. The stalactite, stalagmite, pillar, helicities, heligmites, etc are the principle geomorphic features found in the cave.
    • Ka Khoh Ramhah (Motrop):Giant rock in the shape of a cone, situated closely with two other similar giant rocks. Folklore says that that the rock is the fossil of the cone-shaped basket that belongs to an evil giant Ramhah. In the monsoons, water gushes between the smaller rocks and forms a waterfall which adds to the beauty of the place.
    • Ecopark: Established by the Meghalaya government in the plateau, hosts hybrid and indigenous orchids in the Green House donated by Shillong Agri-Horticultural Society. Eco Park offers a breathtaking view of distant Sylhet Plains of neighboring Bangladesh.
  • Return to Hotel and stay overnight.
Breakfast
Hotel
Sightseeing
  • Have Breakfast at Hotel.
  • Check out Hotel.
  • Proceed to visit Mawlynnong – declared as “Cleanest village in Asia” in 2003 and “the Cleanest in India” in 2005 by Discover India magazine. The Mawlynnong has also earned the epithet “God’s Own Garden”.
    • Mawlynnong is a village in the East Khasi Hills district situated at an altitude of 4900 feet. and has pleasant weather all throughout the year. Nonetheless, the best time to visit Mawlynnong is in the monsoons. It is tranquil and very green. A meandering path through tall swaying palm trees and flowery bushes, whizzing chirr of the insects, refreshing breeze, the water-laden leaves that are constantly dripping, everything in the village are beguiling and you find yourself in the most beautiful village.
    • We will visit the Living Root Bridge (Jingkieng Jri) in the village of Riwai, two kilometers away from the Mawlynnong village. The Khasi and Jaintia tribes grow the Living Root Bridges over a period of 15 to 30 years and last for several centuries, demonstrating their exceptional endurance and resilience.
    • Have a glimpse at another strange natural phenomenon of a boulder incredibly balancing itself inches above the ground on a small stone below at Mawryngkew, on the road leading to the village.
  • Later proceed to Dawki, a picturesque town in the district of West Jaintia Hills near India -Bangladesh border.
    • Enjoy the breathtaking view of the Umangot River at Shnongpdeng, around 7kms from Dawki. The crystal clear streams and the serenity of the surroundings make this place a worthwhile retreat.
    • 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.
    • *According to the locals, the best time to visit Dawki to see the crystal clear waters of Umngot River is from October to March. During the summer season and the rains, the water is murky and that may likely lead to dismay.
  • Evening, drive to Shillong.
  • Arrive Shillong. Check-in to the pre-booked Hotel.
  • Stay overnight stay at Hotel.
Breakfast
Hotel
Sightseeing
  • Have Breakfast at Hotel.
  • Check out Hotel and drive to Guwahati.
  • En-route visit
    • Elephant falls (12 kms away from the main city of Shillong) and Shillong peak for some breathtaking views. Shillong peak is located 10kms away from Shillong City at an altitude of 1,525 m. *Optional.
  • Arrive into Guwahati. Check in to Hotel.
  • The Rest of the day is for own activities else opt for a Golden sunset cruise. *(at an additional cost / Direct Payment only).
  • Return and Stay overnight stay at Hotel.
Breakfast
Airport Drop
  • Have breakfast at Hotel.
  • Check out from Hotel.
  • Meet our Chauffeur and drive to Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi Airport (GAU) for your homebound flight.

Meghalaya Tour Package Cost

Package Cost: Starts from INR. 32,500 Per Adult*

Package Cost Includes:

  • Airport transfers on Private basis.
  • 6Nights Accommodation on Double / Twin Sharing basis with Breakfast.
    • 3 Nights in Shillong.
    • 2 Nights in Cherrapunje.
    • 1 Night in Guwahati
  • English Speaking Chauffeur.
  • Transportation
    • We provide Dzire Car for 02-03 Pax, Innova / Scorpio / Xylo for 04-06 Pax and a Tempo Traveller for 08-10 Pax.
    • Maximum Kilometer allowance / blockage will be 1050Kms for above mentioned itinerary only.
  • Sightseeing as per the itinerary.
  • Applicable Hotel taxes as on date.

Package Cost does not include :

  • Air Ticket to Guwahati (GAU)
  • GST.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Lunch and Dinner / other meals not mentioned.
  • Personal purchases and drinks except those included in the Breakfast.
  • Early Check in / Late Check out beyond the Standard Policies of Each Hotel / Resort
  • Any service not mentioned in the inclusions.
  • Usage of Transportation beyond the schedules / Sightseeing provided.
  • Tip for Tour Guide, Driver or Chauffeur.
  • Change in the Order of Itinerary / amendments as per Personal Interests / Convenience.
  • Incidental Expenses due to Natural Calamities / Weather disruptions / Flight Cancellations / War/ Strike / Fire / Acts of government / Riot, etc.
  • Personal expenses such as room service, bar, laundry, porterage, mini bar etc.

Disclaimer: While we endeavor to keep the pricing relevant, the website might not have updated with the current pricing at all times. Please call or use the Request Quote form for an accurate package cost for your requirement.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • The Double Decker Living Root Bridge is 250 years old bridge in a remote village ‘Nongriat’ and is accessible only by trek. You will cross 6 root bridges apart from the Double Decker Bridge and 3 iron rope bridges in the entire trek.
  • Anyone with active lifestyle and not having cardiac or asthmatic issues can make it to and back from Double Decker Root Bridge. While the descent is simple walking down cemented stairs, the upward climb is a bit of a challenge since the stairs appear to be never-ending after an exhausting day. We would recommend a 30-minute brisk morning walk and trudging up and down 3 to 4 floors for at least a month as preparatory before you plan a trip.
  • Start the trek to the double-decker living root bridge early in the morning.
  • Wear comfortable shoes.
  • Do not carry unnecessary luggage.
  • Do carry a few liters of water, a few packets of ORS or glucose and a small bites.
  • Raincoat or a poncho & an umbrella.
  • Rain cover for your backpack/handbag & Camera.
  • Handy pair of clothes & socks.
  • Waterproof Slippers, anti-slip flips flops, or sandals.
  • Sturdy waterproof hiking boots.
  • Medicines and repellents.

Meghalaya is an all-year-round tourist destination; however, the monsoon provides the exhilaration and experience of being on the wettest place on the planet. Best time to visit Meghalaya is between the months of October and March when the region blessed with a moderate climate annually, every season of the state has its own charisma.

Temperature in summer ranges from 15oC to 25oC; in winter, it is much colder, with temperature ranging between 4oC and 16oC. The winter weather is extremely cold with the foggy days.

  • Summer Season (April-June): The temperature doesn’t go beyond 38oC, and when it becomes too hot, Bordoisila (wild wind accompanied by heavy rain and thunderstorms) come to the rescue.
  • Monsoon Season (July-September): The Meghayala state receives heavy rainfall and looks beautiful with appealing lush green landscapes.
  • Autumn / Winter Season (October-March): The state of Assam is best visited from October to March.
    • Shillong comes alive in the month of October-November during the annual autumn festival. Interspersed with a host of activities including fashion shows, food, and wine festivals, flower shows, kite flying competitions, music festivals, golf tournaments, fishing competitions, etc.,
    • During this season, you can make the most of your holiday by witnessing a lot of cultural programs and festivals like the Flower Shows, Wine, Food, Music Festival, Rock Shows and Kite Flying Competition.
    • The Ranikor and Strawberry festival is celebrated in the month of February with an array of activities like Beach soccer and beach volleyball, Boat ride to the Jadukata Bridge, Trekking to the International Border with the assistance of BSF, Boat riding, Archery competition, Swimming, Kite flying, Performance by a live band and Disco on the Beach with DJ.

Please contact us immediately. Once confirmed, changes or cancellations do incur a fee.

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