Guwahati, also known as the "City of Eastern Light" is the largest city, not only in Assam, but also the entire north east. One of the fastest developing cities in the North East. Shillong, the capital city of Meghalaya, is the preferred destination for those who thirst for natural beauty.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 01 : Guwahati
Arrive Guwahati by air. Meet our driver. Proceed to Kamakhya Temple, the Shakti Temple of mother Goddess Kamakhya situated on the top of Nilachal Hills, overlooking the river Brahmaputra. We will also visit Bhubaneswari Temple at the hill top. Later check into a hotel. Afternoon visit emporia and market. Evening take a one hour cruise on the river Brahmaputra River. Overnight.
Note : Evening cruise is subject to river conditions.
Day 2 Guwahati – Shillong (105 Kms / 3 Hrs)
After breakfast transfer to Shillong. Check into Hotel on arrival. Later visit the Don Bosco Center Of Indigenous Cultures in the city (Sunday Closed). Evening visit Police Bazaar - Shillong’s prime location where the wares on sale range from electronics to traditional handicraft, modern clothing to handloom items, vegetables and traditional spices etc. Overnight.
Travel from Guwahati to Shillong
Day 3 Shillong – Day Trip Cherrapunjee (56 Kms / 2 ½ Hrs)
After breakfast drive to Shillong Peak, one of the highest points in the whole of Meghalaya plateau. Later drive to Cherrapunjee one of the highest rainfall area in the world and visit the Thankharang Park (from where one can see the plains of Bangladesh), Seven Sisters fall, Nohkalikai fall, Mawsmai Cave. Return to Shillong; En-route visit Elephant fall.
Cherrapunjee, locally and officially known as Sohra, is 56 kms from Shillong, and a “must see” destination for all tourists. Apart from being the record holder for the heaviest rainfall, it was the headquarters of the Khasi/Jaintia province during British rule which was however shifted to Shillong in 1864, due to the inconvenience caused by excessive rain during the monsoon months. The average rainfall is 12,000 mm a year and the record for a single day was 2455 mm recorded in 1974 confirming it as the “Wettest place on Earth”.
Day 4 Shillong – Guwahati (120 Kms / 3 Hrs)
After breakfast, transfer to Guwahati Airport for onward journey.