Where the clouds step down to bow to the miraculous beauty and the landscapes reflect gratitude!! Welcome to North East. A beautiful family of seven sisters, each magnificent in their own way, North East is a blend of unimaginably splendid landscapes and the most happy-hospitable people.
In the times where people have been debating on culture-modernization paradox, North East is a brilliant example of a modernized lifestyle blended with the palette of impeccable culture. Not only a burst of fresh air welcomes you as soon as you step into the land of diversified beauty but the colours of the sky, traditional attire and the warm welcoming smiles help you paint the town in various shades of red!
Source: Incredible India
Day 1: Arrive at Guwahati
Pick up from Guwahati airport at 2 o’clock; drive to Shillong(120kms /3hrs) which is capital of Meghalaya- the abode clouds. There is a good Vegetarian Restaurant at Jorabat called Makhan Bhog. You can have a midway halt at Nongpoh to stretch your legs, for tea / coffee, snacks, fruits or food. There are some good restaurants immediately after you cross Nongpoh market area – L.C. Woodlands, Broadway Restaurant, and Sweet Day Restaurant. Check in to the hotel. In the evening visit the local market and the lake in Shillong. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Day Trip to Cherrapunjee | Return to Guwahati
After breakfast at the hotel full day trip to Cherrapunjee (56kms/2hrs) – this is a very scenic drive enabling one to see the cloud covered hills and the deep gorges. At Cherrapunjee visit the limestone caves and the waterfalls. After lunch, return to Shillong, on the way you can also visit few sightseeing spots like Shillong peak, Elephant Falls, Seven sisters’ falls. Reaching Guwahati by evening. Overnight at hotel.
Elephant Fall Shillong
Day 3: Guwahati Sightseeing
After breakfast or without breakfast visit Kamakhya Temple on the Nilachal hills. (10km/30mnts).It is suggested that a special entry pass for the temple is obtained prior to the visit to avoid waiting time. As said you can spend maximum time in Kamakhya. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4: Guwahati Airport drop