Guwahati is a fast growing metropolitan city that is by far the most important city in the state of Assam. Today it is known as the largest commercial, educational and industrial center of the entire northeastern region in India. Guwahati can be visited for reasons more than one.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival At Guwahati (Assam)
Arrive Guwahati Railway station and drive to Hotel. Check-in Hotel in Guwahati and after refreshment 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 06:00 A.M till 01:00 P.M & 3:00 P.M till it gets dark) evening visit Nabagraha Temple and at 05:00 PM river cruise on mighty river Brahmaputra on direct payment basis. Overnight in Guwahati.
Navagraha Temple or the temple of the nine celestial bodies is located in the south eastern part of Guwahati in Assam. Navagraha Temple is dedicated to the nine planets in the...
Navagraha Rd, Navagraha Hills, Guwahati, Assam 781003
Day 2: Guwahati To Shillong (Assam To Meghalaya)
After breakfast drive to Shillong (120 kms / 3 hrs drive approximately) Check-in Hotel in Shillong. Later visit Cathedral of Marry Church, Lady Hydari Park, Donbosco museum and Ward’s Lake. Evening roam the Shillong famous Police Bazaar on foot. Overnight at Shillong.
Lady Hydari Park is one of the most famous places to visit in Shillong. With sprawling a green lawn, well-manicured garden and varieties of flora dotting the park, you will ...
Lady Hydari Park, East Khasi Hills District, Shillong, Meghalaya, 7930...
Travel from Guwahati to Shillong
Day 3: Shillong To Cherrapunjee (Meghalaya)
After breakfast you will be traveling to Cherrapunjee, the wettest place on the earth, en route visit the famous Elephant Falls and Shillong Peak - to enjoy a bird’s eye view of Shillong city. At Cherrapunjee visit Mawsmai Cave, Mawsmai Falls, Seven Sisters Falls and Nohkalikai Falls. After lunch at Cherrapunjee, visit Thankarang Park, Koh Ramhah and Khrem Falls. Overnight at Cherrapunjee.
At the village crossing, one passes grasslands surrounded by forests, ending in a clearing. From this clearing, a concrete pathway through the jungle leads up to the main ...
East Khasi Hills District, Cherrapunjee, India
Travel from Shillong to Chirapunji
Day 4: Cherrapunjee To Mawsynram To Shillong (Meghalaya)
Morning after breakfast check-out and drive to Mawsynram, a small village in the Khasi Hills of Meghalaya state in north-eastern India, 56 kilometres from Shillong. Reportedly the wettest place on Earth, Mawsynram receives an average annual rainfall of 11,872 mm (about 39 feet). However, as there has been no meteorological department office in the area and for all practical and statistical purposes, Cherrapunjee has been recorded as the wettest place in the world. Mawsynram is a place where nature-loving people frequently visit wherein they take pleasure in the steep, sliding slopes, the fresh air, the rolling green mountains and the deafening but beautiful waterfalls. In Mawsynram, there is a cave called the Mawjymbuin Cave which is one of the well known caves in Meghalaya. This cave, due to years of weathering and due to dripping of mineralized solutions and deposition of calcium carbonate, it has thus given rise to some magnificent stalagmites. These stalagmites are not only important and of great interest for geological research but also because of their exquisiteness. The stalagmite of the Mawjymbuin Cave is shaped into a massive Shivalinga. The cave also has a dome shaped rock with a flat top called the Symper Rock. Later return back to Shillong for overnight stay.
Mawjymbuin Caves are located at a distance of 56 km from Shillong. These are natural caves with many natural formations inside as well. This cave is made of calcareous ...
Mawsynram Village, Shillong, India
Travel from Chirapunji to Shillong
Day 5: Shillong (Meghalaya)
Guest will be free for own activity. (No Transportation)
Day 6: Shillong To Guwahati To Sualkuchi (Meghalaya To Assam)
After breakfast drive to Guwahati (120 Kms / 3 1⁄2 hrs drive). Straight drive to Sualkuchi village: Assam produces three unique varieties of silks, the Golden Muga, the White Pat and the warm Eri. Silks grown all over the state find their way to Sualkuchi. Sualkuchi is one of the world’s largest weaving villages. The entire population here is engaged in weaving exquisite silk fabrics. A renowned center of silk production, particularly known for Muga the golden silk of Assam, which is not, produced anywhere else in the world. One can distinctly hear the rhythm of the shuttles of the looms as soon as one enters this craft village. Sualkuchi, the biggest village of Assam with a population of around 50,000, is situated on the north bank of the mighty Brahmaputra (35 kms from Guwahati). After lunch drive back to Guwahati and visit Balaji Temple and Sankardev Kalasetra (if time permits). Overnight at Guwahati.
Travel from Shillong to Guwahati
Day 7: Guwahati (Assam)
After breakfast transfer to Guwahati Railway Station.