Rustic Adventure in the Hills
Meghalaya is a state in Northeast India. This hilly state was nicknamed as Scotland of the east during British Colonial times owing to its beautiful landscape and numerous waterfalls. There are many unique and interesting things in this place like caves, natural root bridges, crystal clear rivers etc. Mawphlang sacred grove has an amazing life form of plants, flowering trees, orchids and butterflies. They have been preserved by traditional religious sanction, since the ancient days and so they can be aptly considered as Nature's own Museum. Cherapunjee is a beautiful place of hills, waterfalls, streams, valleys and forests. Cycling in cherapunjee is a delight. This place is also popular for trekking. A wonderful thing to see nearby is the living root bridge, an indigenous ecofriendly invention by the locals to cross small streams and rivulets.
Guwahati - Shillong - Mawphlang - Cherrapunji - Dawki
7 Days 6 Nights
Highlights of the tour
Trekking on the historic David Scott Trail.
Trekking inside the sacred grove forest.
Trek to the double decker root bridge.
Canoeing/boating on the Umngot river.
Accomodation Transport Meals
Airfare, Travel Insurance, Visa charges, Tips and expenses of personal nature.
Day 01: Arrive New Delhi/ Kolkata and take the connecting flight to Guwahati. Check-in at the hotel.
Day 02: Morning sightseeing of Guwahati visiting the famous Kamakhya temple and the State Museum (Monday closed). Thereafter drive to Shillong (3 hours). Check-in and overnight.
Day 03: Sightseeing of Shillong visiting the Don Bosco museum, Wards lake, Elephant falls and proceed to Mawphlang (1 hour). Overnight.
Day 04: Trek inside the sacred forest and on the David Scott trail. Overnight at Mawphlang.
Day 05: Today proceed to Cherrapunjee (2 hours). Check-in and sightseeing of Cherrapunjee. Overnight.
Day 06: Trek to the double decker root bridge in Cherrapunjee. Overnight at Cherrapunjee.
Day 07: Today go for caving in Cherrapunjee. Overnight at Cherrapunjee.
Day 08: Drive to Dawki (3 hours) and enjoy canoeing/ boating on the Umngot river.Overnight at Pynursula.
Day 09 : Drive to Umiam lake (3 hours). Afternoon enjoy boating in / trekking around the lake.
Day 10 : Proceed to Guwahati airport for your flight to Kolkata/ New Delhi and onward connection.
Bamboo bridges to cross streams and rivulets
Mawphlang is known as the sacred forest where it is prohibited to cut trees.
Mawlynnong in Meghalaya is known as the cleanest village in Asaia.
The amazing root bridges made of roots of living trees serves as the ecofriendly way of crossing rivers and strams in the hills of Meghalaya.