02N SHILLONG + 02N GUWAHATI
Package Code : GC-NE-16
GUWAHATI AIRPORT – SHILLONG (130 KMS / 3 ½ hrs drive)
Welcome on arrival in Guwahati Airport/Station and drive to Shillong. En route witness the Umiam Lake or Barapani - is the biggest artificial lake in Meghalaya in midst of sylvan hills adorned by Khasi pines & peerless beauty.
If time permits visit Cathedral of Marry and Ward’s Lake. Evening free at leisure to explore the region on own. You may take a walk to the famous Police Bazaar for shopping. Overnight in Shillong.
SHILLONG – CHERRAPUNJEE – SHILLONG (60 KMs / 2 hrs-One way)
After breakfast drive to Cherrapunjee, the wettest place on the earth, for an awesome day trip. En route visit the famous Elephant. At Sohra, stop at the Duwan Sing Syiem view point for mesmerizing views of the Hills.
In Cherrapunjee be witness to the gorgeous Seven Sisters (Nohsngithiang) Falls and Nohkalikai Falls. Later take a soft cave walk inside the Mawsmai Cave. The limestone cave is a natural wonder with innumerable formations inside it. Also visit the Ramakrishna Mission. Drive back to Shillong for overnight stay.
Note: Most of the waterfalls are dry during winter season.
SHILLONG – GUWAHATI (110 Kms / 3 hrs drive)
After breakfast take a day tour in Shillong covering Don Bosco museum (DBCIC), Ward's Lake and the Golf course (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 & rhododendron trees.).
Later drive back to Guwahati. Check in Hotel. Overnight at Guwahati.
Note: DBCIC museum remains closed on Sunday
After breakfast take a tour in Guwahati city covering Kamakhya temple, Navagraha temple (temple of nine planets) and Assam State Museum. Evening enjoy a River cruise over the river Brahmaputra (cruise charges additional). Overnight in Guwahati.
Situated on top of the Nilachal Hill, Maa Kamakhya Temple is the most sacred among the tantrik shrines of Shakti worship in the world. Kamakhya temple is also famed for the annual Ambubachi Mela held for 4 days during monsoon season. There are images of Lord Ganesha, Goddess Chamundi and many dance fixtures. Situated on the Nilachal Hill, the temple structure resembles a Shikhara - a beehive. Besides the main Devi temple, there are temples of 10 Mahavidyas in and around temple. These include Bhuvaneshvari, Bagalamukhi, Chinnamasta,Tripura Sundari, Tara, Kali, Bhairavi, Dhumavati, Matangi and Kamala Temples. Temple doors remain open for devotees in the following timings - 08:00 am to 01:00 pm & 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
GUWAHATI AIRPORT DEPARTURE
After breakfast transfer to Guwahati airport. TOUR ENDS WITH A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE OF NORTH EAST INDIA.