Event Name: Meghalaya Tour Event Date: 24th November - 28th November 2019 Event Cost: 15,000/- Total Seats: 15 No. of Days: 4 Nights and 5 Days Location: Guwahati
Description: If you are a travel curious soul, then you will surely connect with Meghalaya. This trip designed by Travel Trikon is a perfect journey for those who are planning their next travel hunt. Meghalaya literally means ‘Abode of the Clouds’ and is known for its roaring high waterfalls and thick rainforest. As you reach Meghalaya you will soon realise that it is difficult to describe the overall ambience of Meghalaya. Meghalaya, ‘Abode of the Clouds’ is a combination of both serenity and excitement. While exploring this sublime beauty, you will realise the magical sights that Meghalaya offers is nothing but utmost charm and tranquillity. The mysterious caves and clear river water is a must-visit. The sight of the high mountains of Meghalaya will give you a sense of awe.
Along with the friendly locals in Meghalaya, the villages here are worth exploring. Meghalaya is a perfect gateway to the candy floss clouds and exploring this beautiful destination will make you realise its purity and its pristine beauty. The blue natural pools in Meghalaya will restore back your energy and make your trip worth it. We at Travel Trikon assure that you will surely lose yourself into the beauty of the undulating pine-covered hills & the view of the Seven Sister state of North East India.
Dive into Meghalaya and float with Travel Trikon on its breathtaking views!
Major Attractions Spending some beautiful time in the boat ride at Umiam Lake. Live through the different cultures at the Don Bosco Museum. Visit the Elephant Falls in the Scotland of the East’, Shillong. Pay obeisance to the sacred groves in the Sacred Mawphlang forests. Take a boat ride in the cleanest river – Umngot. Take a walk on the ‘Living Root Bridge’. Wander through ‘God’s own Garden’, the Mawlynnong Village – Cleanest village in Asia. Explore the Mawsmai Caves. Click breathtaking pictures of India’s tallest plunge waterfall: Nohkalikai Falls.
About the Place Did you know? Meghalaya is one of the cleanest states in India. Meghalaya is a must-do if you are planning a vacation as it is also a very popular tourist spot and a well-known destination in the travel magazine all over the world. Meghalaya separates the Assam Valley from the plains of Bangladesh and is a refreshing and a thick pine mountain state with utmost beauty. The timeless beauty with its awe-inspiring environs will make Meghalaya Tour an unforgettable journey. Known to be the wettest places on Earth, Cherrapunjee and Mawsynram offer some really wonderful sights to the eye. Cherrapunjee and Mawsynram witness most of the rain falls between June and September resulting in the mesmerising waterfalls at Asia’s longest caves in Meghalaya.
Bestowed with natural beauty and breathtaking sights Meghalaya also has a traditional and cultural touch. In Meghalaya, there are few tribal groups named as Jaintia, Khasi and Garo. These tribal groups reside in the eastern, central and western parts of Meghalaya. These tribal groups dance and celebrate festivals in colourful traditional dress which is very unique and beautiful.
From boating to visit in the sacred forest Travel Trikon has all that a traveller is looking for. Travel Trikon calls out to traveller within you to enrol into a journey that you will never forget.
DAY 1: 24th November – Head from Guwahati to Shillong Hello Guwahati! Today we visit the Umiam Lake as we drive from Guwahati to Shillong and indulge in the thrilling activity of boating. Situated between beautiful pine-covered hills, Shillong is known as the ‘Scotland of the East’. You will surely enjoy the architecture which has a British touch to it. In the evening, you will visit the beautiful Don Bosco Museum, Ward's Lake and you will also explore the Local street market of Shillong.
After a fun day, you will have an overnight stay in Shillong.
DAY 2: 25th November – A Memorable Sightseeing in Shillong and a trip to Laitlun and Mawphlang. Today you will visit the Laitlum Grand Canyon which is a major tourist attraction. After the visit, you will head towards Mawphlang forests and take a guided tour to the sacred grove. This groove is considered to be sacred since the ancient days and it has been preserved by the traditional religious sanction. Now you will visit the Elephant Falls and Shillong Peak.
Overnight stay in Shillong.
Day 3: 26th November – A day at Dawki & Mawlynnong: Today is totally going to be a thrilling day as you will visit the Indo-Bangladesh border! Today we drive to Dawki and visit the Indo-Bangladesh border. After spending some time at the border, get into the fun boat ride in the clean waters of Umngot River.
Here in Meghalaya, villages have their own charm and hence Travel Trikon takes you to the Mawlynnong Village which is located in the East Khasi Hills of Meghalaya, also known ‘God’s own Garden’ and which is also awarded as the cleanest village of Asia. In this village, you will also find the Living Root Bridge’. This bridge is handmade from the roots of rubber fig trees by the Khasi and Jaintia tribal groups.
On the way to Mawlynnong from Dawki, you will visit the Borhill falls and Riwai Viewpoint followed by an overnight stay in Mawlynnong.
Day 4: 27th November – A day Scheduled especially for some Fantastic Sightseeing in Cherrapunjee: Good morning Trikoners! Today get ready to for a visit to the Nohkalikai Falls and Seven Sisters Falls. Make the most of the beautiful views and click pictures.
After the refreshing view of the Nohkalikai Falls and Seven Sisters Falls Travel Trikon takes you to the beautiful Eco Park and the unique Mawsmai Cave.
Overnight stay in Cherrapunjee.
Day 5: 28th November - Return back journey from Cherrapunji to Guwahati Today we start our return journey back home. We leave for Guwahati and then on the way visit Mawkdok Viewpoint/Brahmaputra River cruise if time permits.
Trip ends on a happy note. Happy Travelling!
Inclusions Triple Sharing Stay in luxurious 3-star accommodation at Shillong and comfortable & hygienic home stay accommodation at Mawlynnong & Cherrapunjee. Breakfast & dinner All permits & entries Guide at Mawphlang sacred grove forest. Boating in Umngot river Internal travel from the airport to airport.
Exclusions Shopping Lunch 5% GST Day 1 Breakfast & Day 5 Dinner Any personal expenses like cold drinks etc. Excess stays & meals due to bad weather conditions/strikes, resulting in flight delays or any other form of transport. Anything not included in the Inclusions.
Things to Carry Identity card. 2-litre water. Camera (Optional). Enerzal Powder or Glucon D powder. Snacks & Biscuits. Extra Pair of Clothes. Warm clothing for the night. Clean napkin & towel. Sunscreen. Torch. Mosquito Repellent. Cap, sunglasses, scarf. Haversack or Backpack. Please carry medicines if you need any. Hand Sanitizer.
Winter Is Here! Thermal innerwear helps shield against cold. Scarf or mufflers or earmuffs can be of use in windy areas. Balaclava, woollen caps always prove useful. Woollen gloves and socks will help keep hands, feet warm. Moisturizer, sunscreen and lip balm will help prevent sunburn.
Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that’s illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.