Tour the North East with ample offers like the comfortable stay,transfers,breakfast,tax,sightseeing and many more. North East region is linguistically and culturally very distinct from the other states of India.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 01: Guwahati Airport – Shillong (130 Kms / 3 ½ Hrs Drive)
Arrive Guwahati Airport, your tour begins in the beautiful North East!!!! Our local office representative shall meet & greet you @ airport & you shall be transferred to Shillong. Enroute visit Umium Lake - more popularly known as Barapani, this is the biggest artificial lake in the State. Surrounded by sylvan hills and wrapped in the beauty of an assortment of green Khasi-pines and the azure blue skies is the majestic Umiam lake. Developed upon the reservoir of the Umium Hydro Electric Project, the Water Sports Complex provides a choice of row-boats, paddle-boats, cruise boats, sailing boats, water scooters and speed boats. One can enjoy water sports activities here (Optional cost). Later on arrival in Shillong, check into the hotel. Overnight stay at Shillong.
Morning after breakfast, proceed for an excursion to Cherrapunjee, blessed with many breathtaking views of nature in her pristine beauty with cool springs, mind soothing waves of thick green jungle foliage, gurgling mountain streams finding their way through rocks, enthralling milky white waterfalls leaping into deep gorges in a thunderous applause to the record-breaking rainfall that resounds through the valley. Cherrapunjee has the distinction of being the wettest place on Earth, having the highest recorded rainfall, year after year. Later return back to Shillong. Evening visit Local markets in Shillong (Bara Bazaar And Police Bazaar) for the best shopping experience. Later experience the extra ordinary Archery Gambling (at own) show at Shillong.Highlight: - Cherrapunjee & Archery Gambling show.
Specialty shopping at Shillong: Bara Bazaar & Police Bazaar - These markets also host the Iewdeh, the weekly local market. You can explore the markets for goodies that are locally produced like handicrafts, wooden items, bamboo artifacts and a very popular forest-made honey. Get your hands on some of the souvenirs typical to Shillong - hand-carved knives, Tibetan shawls, bamboo cutlery and artifacts. The Police Bazaar is known for its traditional Khasi silk skirts, called jain-sayem, also savour the locally grown fruits, Sayang and Saflang, which are wrapped and sold in banana leaves.Archery Gambling show - The archery gambling is a lottery sorts of, with the local archery associations shooting at a target. People all over Meghalaya place bets on the last 2 digits of the number of arrows sticking to the target. It is really a fascinating mixture of sport, culture & gambling .Overnight stay at Shillong.
Morning after breakfast, proceed for a half day Local sightseeing tour in Shillong. Visit the Golf Course of Shillong, which is third oldest golf courses in India, commissioned during British regime by the British Civil Service Officers at a location known as 'Laban' in the year 1898. Also known as 'Gleneagle of the East', it stands amidst pine groves and rhododendron trees at an altitude of 5,200 ft. above sea level. Wards Lake is among most popular tourist locations of the hill station. It is an artificial lake that is enveloped within a widespread garden. Also known as Polok Lake, the water body is located in the middle of the city. Along with the Wards Lake is a Botanical Garden that houses an extensive range of exotic plants and flowers. Meghalaya State Museum exhibits vast collection of artifacts of tribal era and a collection of ancient scriptures. The museum houses a habitat section displaying living places of tribes, instruments used for day-to-day activities. Later proceed to Guwahati. Up on arrival, check-in. Overnight stay at Guwahati.
Meghalaya State Museum is a frequented tourist site that exhibits vast collection of artefacts of tribal era and a collection of ancient scriptures. The museum houses a ...
Secretariat Hills, Shillong, Meghalaya 793001
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Travel from Shillong to Guwahati
Day 04: Guwahati Local
Morning after breakfast visit Kamakhya Temple - Kamrup Kamakhya has been the seat of the powerful tantrik cult in India. Situated atop the Nilachal Hill in Guwahati, this temple is one of the 108 Shakti Peethas of the country. Rising to a modest height of 562 feet above the mighty river Brahmaputra, the hill on which the temple stands commands a magnificent view of the entire city, Navagraha Temple - dedicated to the nine planets in the solar system this temple was built by the ruler Rajeswar Singh in late 18th century AD. Also known as the Abodes of Surya, the Navagraha Temple or the temple of the nine celestial bodies is located in the south eastern part of Guwahati, on a hill by name Chitrachal. It is a center of astrological and astronomical research, Umananda Temple - was built in 1694 A.D. by the order of King Gadadhar Singh (1681- 1696), one of the ablest and strongest rulers of the Ahom dynasty. The temple is located on the Pea cock Island (as named by some poetic British Administrator) in the middle of the river Brahmaputra, Balaji Temple - dedicated to lord Balaji, this recently built temple is an example of modern architecture. The temple was made in a south Indian architectural style and is similar to Tirupati Balaji temple of South India, State Zoo - Spread over an area of 130 hectares, Assam State Zoo is the only zoo in India where a natural forest still exists. It is one of the major zoos of the country and boasts of a unique diversity of animal habitat. The botanical garden located within the same vicinity is called Guwahati’s green retreat.
In the evening enjoy the River Cruise over the river Brahmaputra (Optional cost). The longest river in India, the Brahmaputra, runs through the spectacular scenery of Assam and is an ideal introduction to river cruising in India. Overnight in Guwahati.