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Namaste!!! You will be greeted by our representative who will receive you from Guwahati Airport/ Station and then proceed towards Shillong which is also known as the ‘Scotland of East’. It takes almost 3 hours to reach.
Shillong, is the capital city of the northeast Indian state of Meghalaya. It is a beautiful hill station, stationed approx. 1525MTR/ 5000FT above sea level. The town is encircled by pine forests and it enjoys light drizzles to moderate showers keeping the climate cool throughout the year.
Enroute we will visit the majestic Barapani (Umiam Lake) wrapped in the beauty of an assortment of green Khasi-Pines and surrounded by sylvan hills and blue skies. It is one of the famous tourist places, the largest man-made lake in Northeast India.Then upon reaching Shillong, check into your hotel and relax. Enjoy your dinner and stay overnight in your hotel at Shillong.
After an early breakfast check out from hotel and we will proceed to Cherrapunjee. On the way we will visit -
Shillong Peak: The Shillong peak stands massively 1965 mtr above the sea level. It is one of the highest points in the state which offers a breathtaking bird’s eye view of the city.
Elephant Falls: Named after an Elephant like stone at its foot, the Elephant Falls are amongst the most popular falls in the North East, situated next to Shillong. It is a tourists' paradise with three layers of the falls accessible to the layman from different vantage points. It is a superb place for spending some time in the midst of nature while capturing the incredible moments for your keepsake.
Then we will visit the following places in Cherrapunjee before entering your hotel-
Nohkalikai Falls: Nohkalikai Falls is the tallest plunge waterfall in India. Its height is 1115 feet (340 metres).Nohkalikai Falls are fed by the rainwater collected on the summit of a comparatively small plateau and decrease in power during the dry season in December - February. Below the falls there has formed a plunge pool with unusual green coloured water.
Mawsmai Cave: You can also explore the caves known as Mawsmai, Mawsmai cave is one of the most popular attractions in Cherrapunji. Mawsmai cave boasts of wide & amazing entry with the dark and magical secrecy inside.
Cherrapunjee Eco Park: Designed and maintained by the Government of Meghalaya, Eco Park is one of the popular tourist attractions of Cherrapunjee from where the visitors can enjoy lovely view of the ‘Green Canyons’ of Cherrapunji along with the waterfalls that are located nearby. The Eco park also has a crystal-clear water stream in its boundaries visit.
Nohsngithiang Falls (also known as the Seven Sisters Waterfalls or Mawsmai Falls): The seven sisters fall is a kind of waterfall which symbolizes the seven states in northeast namely Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Mizoram and Meghalaya. The fall is separated with seven parts over the cliff of the hills. The view is spectacular and completely engross one individual with the view.
The view of the falls amidst the cloud passing by gives an amazing view. The place is a must visit when one is tripping to Meghalaya and to enjoy the vastness of the panoramic stretch.
Then return back to your hotel in Shillong and relax after a tiring day. Enjoy your dinner and overnight stay at Cherrapunjee.
Today after breakfast we will proceed for local sightseeing in Shillong. Some of the famous sightseeing places of Shillong-
Ward’s Lake: -Also known as Pollock’s Lake, this artificial water body is encircled by an extensive lush garden and lies in the middle of the city. Take a walk around this horse-shoe shaped lake on the cobble-stone path or simply admire the colourful floral beds in the garden.Visitors can also enjoy boating here on the placid waters of the Lake.
Botanical Garden: - Placed alongside the Ward Lake, amidst the virgin forest of Mawphlang, India Orchidarium and Botanical Garden is one of the most famous attractions in Shillong. This Botanical garden houses an amazing collection of rare orchids and plantations. A visit to view these native exotic plants would be a delight, if you are a nature enthusiast.
Lady Henry Park: - It is named after the first lady of the state and wife of the Governor of Assam, Lady Hydari. The first thing that catches your eye when you set foot in this park is that it is built in the form of a Japanese style garden. The vibes get stronger when you catch a glimpse of the round-shaped hedges, willow trees with leaves touching the ground as well as the many scattered small ponds.
Don Bosco Museum: - Hailed as Asia's largest Museum of Indigenous Cultures, the Don Bosco Museum is the house of the beautiful culture and tradition of North East India. With its seven storeys, it rises into the skyline of Shillong and flaunts 16 laid out galleries that showcase artefacts, paintings, figures significant to the North-eastern culture. Not only do these provide a feast for the eyes of the visitors, but also give an insight into the lifestyle of the North-Eastern people.
Cathedral Church: - Also known as Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians, it was made a shrine in the year 1980. This church was constructed atop an emerald-coloured hill and has stunning stained-glass installations and tall arches. The grave of the First Archbishop of the city, Hubert D'Rosario, is located near the church’s altar. Inside the church, a number of artworks displaying chapters and scenes from Holy Scriptures and the life stories of several Saints, can be seen.If the day is clear, from the Church’s site, one can treat their eyes to the views of Brahmaputra River and snow-clad Himalayan peaks.
Golf Course: - Shillong Golf Course, also known as 'Gleneagle of the East' situated in the East Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya, prides in being one of the oldest, largest and finest natural golf circuits across the world. In the year 1898, it was established as a 9-hole golf course at an altitude of 5200 feet and was converted into 18 Holes in 1924.It is made of an indigenous species of local grass which give a solid effect on the soil thus making it challenging for the golfers.
Then we will return back to our hotel and relax. Enjoy your dinner and stay overnight in your hotel at Shillong.
After an early breakfast, check-out from your Shillong hotel and then proceed towards Guwahati.Upon reaching Guwahati, check into your hotel. Then we will visit some of the famous sightseeing places of Guwahati-
Kamakhya Temple: - Kamakhya Temple - The temple is dedicated to goddess Kamakhya an incarnation of Sati. It is on Nilachal hill, says the Shiva Purana, that the yoni or creative organ of Sati fell when Vishnu, in a bid to save the world from the Shiva’s tandava nritya or dance of destruction, cut her dead body into 51 pieces with his suddarshan chakra.
In the evening, you will thoroughly enjoy a boat ride on the Brahmaputra River while you will be taken to the Umananda Temple within the Peacock Island in the river.
Umananda Mandir: - Umananda Devaloi is a Shiva temple located at the Peacock Island in the middle of river Brahmaputra just opposite the office of the Deputy Commissioner of Kamrup or the Kachari Ghat in Guwahati. It was built by the Ahom King Gadadhar Singha, who was a devout Shaivaite.
Then we will proceed for boarding a river cruise and enjoy a magnificent sunset over the majestic Brahmaputra River. The cruise will sail on the mighty Brahmaputra around Guwahati, so all you need to do is sit back, relax, enjoy a drink (at your own expense)- and some nibbles and admire the view. Watch the sun going down over the stunning landscape and then the twinkling of stars in the evening sky. Then return to Guwahati city with plenty of time to enjoy your evening, with this relaxing and unforgettable sunset cruise experience. Rest of the evening will be at leisure. You can do your bit of shopping from Fancy Bazaar, the main shopping area of Guwahati. Then return back to your hotel, enjoy your dinner and stay overnight in your hotel at Guwahati.
After breakfast, you will also visit the Basistha Ashram Temple situated by the side of a pretty stream at the foothills with semi jungle ambience and the famous Balaji Temple.
Basistha Temple: The Basistha Temple is among the interesting religious sites in Guwahati and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It was constructed by the Ahom king Rajeshwar Singha in the year 1764. The temple is inside an ashram known as Basistha ashram which is a place of great scenic beauty. It is believed that a sage named Basistha once lived here and today the resting place of the sage is also the place where the ashram is. One of the prime attractions here is a cave where the sage is said to have meditated. There is also a beautiful waterfall here. The Garbhanga Reserve Forest is also near the ashram and is home to many wild animals including elephants.
Balaji Mandir: The temple complex of Lord Balaji situated in Guwahati comprises the main shrine dedicated to Lord Vishnu which is curved out of a single rock. The temple shows 60 feet Dhwajasthambam. Goddess Padmavati and Garuda are adjacent to the main shrine of Lord Vishnu. The temple premises are covered with greenery and fresh blooming flowers and there is a beautiful park attached to the temple.
Then we will return back to your hotel and the rest of the evening will be at leisure. Enjoy your dinner and overnight stay at Guwahati.
After morning breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to Guwahati Airport / Rly Station for your onward journey with pleasant memories of the tour and the warmth of our hospitality in your heart.
Trip ends with Happy Memories!!!!
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