This Guwahati Shillong trip is probably going to change your life forever. Read below to know why.
Guwahati is the largest metropolitan city and a picturesque, chirpy, booming, sprawling part of Assam with plenty of attractions and rich cultural heritage to be soaked in by tourists. While here, an evening cruise in the Brahmaputra river is a must if you wish to enjoy the vast scenic horizons of the city and beyond.
Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya, aptly called the abode of the clouds is a truly a paradise to be enjoyed. The journey itself enroute this city is so breathtaking, you couldn’t wait but reach there to explore it all. Meghalaya is also home to Asia’s most cleanest village, Mawlynnong.
This is a short and sweet manual for first timers who are excited to visit Guwahati Shillong. We want to ensure that you have a shock proof experience during your Guwahati Shillong trip and avoid those “classic first time mistakes” while you are there. Also, we have listed a few tips and giveaways for you so that you know your destination a tidsy bit better and can enjoy a wholesome vacation with your family and friends.
Welcome to the Guwahati Shillong trip. Transfer from Guwahati airport/railway station to Shillong en route visit Umium Lake. Shillong became the first capital of the State of Meghalaya. Located in undulating pine-covered hills, the city has a milder climate than tropical India. The city centre is 1496m above sea level and currently has a population of around 270,000. Home to several waterfalls, it is also known as the Scotland of the East. The British legacy is still visible in the architecture and food habits of the population. Overnight at Shillong.
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Cherrapunjee. Cherrapunji in Meghalaya is one of the wettest places 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 the state’s capital, Shillong. Cherrapunji, also known as Sohra or Churra, means ‘the land of oranges’. The cliffs of Cherrapunji also offer stunning views of the plains of Bangladesh. Visit Seven Sister Falls, Nahkhalikai Falls, Mwasmai Cave, Koh Ram Hoh, eco-park. Return back to Shillong en route visit Shillong peak and Elephanta Falls. Overnight at Shillong.
After breakfast at the hotel drive from Shillong to Guwahati. Afternoon free in Guwahati for independent activities. Overnight at hotel in Shillong
After breakfast visit Kamakhya temple – The temple is dedicated to goddess Kamakhya an incarnation of Sati. It is on Nilachal hill, says the Shiva Purana, that the yoni or creative organ of Sati fell when Vishnu, in a bid to save the world from the Shiva’s tandava nrittya or dance of destruction, cut her dead body into 51 pieces with his Sudarshan chakra. Also visit Navagraha temple, Umananda temple, Balaji Temple, state Zoo. Overnight in Guwahati.
After breakfast transfer to the airport/railway station in time for onward connection. Your Guwahati Shillong trip ends here today. Hope you had a blast!
This Guwahati Shillong trip is a seasonal package with limited validity. Kindly confirm before booking the same.
There may be certain surcharges applicable at the time of booking. All above rates are subject to availability at the time of confirmation and can be changed without prior notice
Actual ROE is charged at the time of confirmation.
All tours are subject to weather conditions and will operate only if weather permits, no refund will be given if services are not operated due to weather or natural problems.
Please make sure you follow the timings given by the driver and guide for all the services and transfers. In case you fail to follow the timings, the Driver will leave for which no refund will be given.
Hotel and airline cancellations to be applied.
Hotels suggested in the itinerary can be changed and will be equivalent or more to the one given to you in terms of price as per the official rate sheet of the hotel.
Please note to take care of the visa processing and its time as we will not be responsible for any kind of delays or refusal of visa from the concerned consulate and the cancellation policy of the holiday will be applied.
The above tour cost is calculated as per the current taxes, visa charges and other charges as per the current date. Any change till the time of departure and any additional cost of such nature will have to be taken care by the client.
Service tax extra as per new GST rules
Any kind of delays in flight such as fog or technical problem is not the responsibility of Trip Tap Toe and any kind of hotel cancellations and no shows will be the responsibility of the client.