Best of Assam and Meghalaya: 5-Day Tour of Guwahati and Shillong
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Product Code : AGORA734
Embark on a fascinating journey through the beautiful Northeastern states of India with our Best of Assam and Meghalaya tour. This private 5-day tour takes you on a mesmerizing journey through the charming city of Guwahati and the scenic hill station of Shillong. Explore the beautiful landscapes, visit the historic temples, discover the vibrant culture and traditions, and marvel at the breathtaking waterfalls and natural wonders that these states have to offer. Join us on this incredible journey to experience the best of Assam and Meghalaya.
Day 1: Guwahati - Shillong (100kms)
Upon arrival at Guwahati airport, you will be greeted by your driver and proceed towards Shillong. After a scenic drive of around 2-3 hours, you will arrive at your hotel in Shillong. After check-in and freshening up, visit the Cathedral of Mary and then stroll through Shillong's famous Police Bazar. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2: Shillong - Cherrapunjee - Shillong (120kms round)
After a scrumptious breakfast at the hotel, embark on a full-day excursion to Cherrapunjee, famously known as the wettest place on earth. En route, stop by the Elephant Falls and then visit the Mawsmai Cave, Seven Sisters Falls, and Nohkalikai Falls. After lunch at a local restaurant, visit Thankarang Park and Koh Ramhah. Later, drive back to Shillong for an overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3: Shillong - Mwallynong - Shillong (180kms round)
After breakfast at the hotel, embark on a full-day excursion to Mawllynong, touted as the cleanest village in India with a literacy rate of 90%. The paved walkways and beautiful flower beds throughout the village, along with waterfalls, a living root bridge, hilly rivulets, acacia plantation, and an excellent view of the faraway plains of Bangladesh, create a unique ambience. Farming of betel nut and leaves, broomsticks, pepper, and bee rearing are the primary economic activities of the village. After sightseeing, drive back to Shillong for an overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 4: Shillong - Guwahati (100kms)
After breakfast at the hotel, drive towards Guwahati and check-in at your hotel. Later, visit the Kamakhya temple, situated atop the Nilachal Hill at about 800 feet above sea level. The temple complex comprises not only the main devi temple but also many other temples with a whole set of people connected with them. Apart from the main devi temple, it also houses other major temples of devi Kali, Tara, Bagala, Chinnamasta, Bhuvanesvari, Bhairavi, and Dhumavati. You may also opt to visit the Sankardev Kalakhetra and enjoy a Light & Sound show or an Evening river Cruise on Brahmaputra (on direct payment basis). Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 5: Guwahati - Departure
After breakfast at the hotel, check-out and proceed towards the airport for your onward journey with unforgettable memories of this beautiful region of Northeast India.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 4 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.
- Daily breakfast at hotels.
- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.
- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
- Bottled drinking water in car.
- Government taxes.
Hotels used or similar for 4 nights accommodation
Shillong x 3 night
3* - Woodstock Farm House/ Cafe Shillong Bed & Breakfast
4* - Hotel Polo Towers/ The Heritage Club-Tripura Castle
5* - Mancotta Heritage Chang Bungalo/ Chowkidinghee Heritage Chang Bungalow
Guwahati x 1 night
3* - Cygnett Park Meghna/ Hotel Palacio
4* - Landmark Hotel/ Hotel Lily
5* - Vivanta Guwahati/ Radisson Blu Hotel
- Any flight fare.
- Camera charges at monuments if any.
- Meals other than mentioned in inclusions.
- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
- Gratuities and optional activities.
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.