Cherrapunji in Meghalaya has several reasons to claim. It is the second wettest place on the planet and the only place in India to receive rain throughout the year. The town of Cherrapunji is nestled in the East Khasi Hills about 50 km southwest of state capital Shillong. The town is also known as Sohra and Churra. The most popular trekking route is that leads to Double Decker Living Root bridge in Nongriat village.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival At Guwahati And Drive To Shillong
Arrive Guwahati airport and drive to Shillong. Check into hotel and after refreshment if time permits we visit Cathedral of Marry and evening roam the Shillong’s famous Police bazar on foot. Overnight stay in Shillong.
Police Bazar, a renowned market located in the heart of Shillong is one of the most important shopping centers of Meghalaya. Shopping in Meghalaya is different from shopping ...
Centre Point, Shillong, Meghalaya
Day 2: Shillong To Cherrapunjee
After breakfast drive to Cherrapunjee. We trek to single decker Living root bridge 3-4 hours from the Resort. Distance 4 km down and up 1000 feet approx. This trek starts from the Resort premises and goes down hill through village Sohsarat. The steps are relatively steeper in two short stretches. Half the distance is covered by steps going down hill. Then there is a jungle path going along the sides of the hill leading to the Living root bridge with a few steps after short stretches of sloping foot path. Moss thrives on these sandstone steps during the monsoon and makes them slippery. Back trek to resort and evening at leisure with local music placed by the local boys. Overnight at Cherrapunjee. OR 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 in Cherrapunjee.