The capital city of the State as well as the District headquarter of East Khasi Hills District. Shillong is the only hill station in the country that is accessible from all sides. The name Shillong is derived from U-Shyllong, a powerful deity and is situated at an altitude of 1,491m above sea level. This beautiful city is 103kms. from Guwahati, the nearest air and train link.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival At Guwahati Airport And Transfer To Shillong
Meet and greet on arrival at Guwahati airport and transfer to Shillong. Enroute visit Umium Lake. Check in Hotel. Overnight in Shillong
After breakfast excursion to Mwallynnong. Later return back to Shillong. Evening visit Local markets. Overnight in Shillong.
Day 4: Shillong Local Sightseeing
Full day local sightseeing in shillong. Overnight at shillong. Shillong the ‘gleneagle of the east’ lies in the centre of a plateau surrounded by khasi hills. The gorgeous city offers amazing tourist spots. The city’s own ward’s lake is popular for short garden walks and boating. The botanical garden offers plethora of indigenous and exotic plants and rare collection of orchids. Lady hydari park is a japanese style landscaped park endowed with streaches of roses & exquisite flowers. The mini zoo adjacent to the park has about 73 birds, 140 reptiles and mammals. One of the largest golf courses in asia is an 18 hole golf course is charted amidst a surging valley full of thick pine groves and rhododendron trees. Spend the evening in the splendid arena. The state museum is a display of the lifestyle and heritage of the people of Meghalaya. Shillong and its surrounding is dotted with splendid waterfalls cascading down deep valleys forming misty sparks as they break the silence of the surroundings. Elephant falls is a mountain stream gorging down two successive falls set in dells of fern covered rocks.