Fascinating Assam & Meghalaya

Fascinating Assam & Meghalaya

DST-33 04 Nights/05 Days

MEGHALAYA

Package Description

To admire the pristine beauty of Mother Nature and to spend some peaceful time, plan a trip to the Northeast. Admire the scenic landscapes on the way to Shillong. Numerous historic and natural sites in Shillong are sure to leave you spellbound. One trip is not enough to enjoy all the attractions this place has to offer.

Day 1
Arrive Guwahati - Shillong (110 kms 3 hrs approx..)

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.

Day 2
Shillong - Cherrapunjee - Shillong (60 kms 2 hrs each way)

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 to Seven Sister Falls, Nahkhalikai Falls, Mwasmai Cave, Koh Ram Hoh , eco – park.

Drive back to Shillong.

Overnight at Shillong.

Day 3
Shillong

Breakfast at the hotel and proceed for full day sightseeing of Shillong.

Shillong - The ‘Gleneagle of the East’ lies in the centre of a plateau surrounded by Khasi hills. The gorgeous city offers amazing tourist spots. The city’s own Ward’s Lake is popular for short garden walks & boating. The Botanical Garden offers plethora of indigenous and exotic plants & rare collection of orchids. Lady Hydari Park is a Japanese style landscaped park endowed with streaches of roses & exquisite flowers. The Mini zoo adjacent to the park has about 73 birds, 140 reptiles & mammals. 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. Spend the evening in the splendid arena ! The State Museum is a display of the lifestyle and heritage of the people of Meghalaya. Shillong and its surrounding is dotted with splendid waterfalls cascading down deep valleys forming misty sparks as they break the silence of the surroundings. Elephant Falls is a mountain stream gorging down two successive falls set in dells of fern covered rocks. Shillong Peak offers a birds eye view of the entire city and valley.

Overnight at hotel.

Day 4
Shillong - Mwallynnong - Shillong (90 kms 3 hrs each way)

After breakfast drive from Shillong to Myallynnong Village & & Dawki(Indo-Bangladesh Border).

Mawlynnong/Mawlynnong Village located in the East Khasi Hills of Meghalaya, also referred as ‘God’s own garden’ has won the acclaim of being the cleanest village in Asia in 2003. The village known for its cleanliness is located around 90 kms from Shillong and is a community based eco-tourism initiative. The community has made collective effort to maintain the ambience of a clean village. The village offers picturesque natural beauty, a trek to the living root bridge at a neighbouring village Riwai. The village also offers a sight of natural balancing rock, a strange natural phenomenon of a boulder balancing on another rock.

Also visit the Dawki border.

Evening return back to Shillong.

Overnight at hotel.

Day 5
Shillong - Guwahati (airport/station)

After breakfast drive from Shillong to Guwahati in time for onward connection.

 

Inclusions

 

  •     Accommodation is on twin sharing basis
  •     Meals : breakfast at all places
  •     Transfers from one place to another
  •     Sightseeing in private cars
  •     Vehicle will be provided based on the itinerary
  •     All current taxes such as hotel taxes and transportation taxes
Exclusions
  •     Entrance fees at the monuments/ temples
  •     Meals not mentioned in inclusions
  •     Personal Expenses / Purchase of things
  •     Any kind of insurance
  •     Any increase in the govt. taxes and state taxes
  •     Anything not mentioned in the itinerary.
Cancellation & Refund Policy

Policy Regarding Cancellation / No Show / Early Departure

In case of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/unavoidable reason/s we must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive letter in writing and cancellation charges would be as follows:

30 days & prior to arrival – 10% of the tour/service cost.
20 days to 18 days prior to arrival – 20% of the tour/service cost.
14 days to 16 days prior to arrival – 25% of the tour/service cost.
10 days to 08 days prior to arrival – 50% of the tour/service cost.
07 days & less, prior to arrival or no show – NO REFUND.

Please note – Irrespective of above mentioned cancellations slabs – in case of cancellation of tour services after the booking is made with us – a minimum 10% service charges would be applicable.

In case you cancel the trip after commencement refund would be restricted to a limited amount that too would depend on the amount that we would be able to recover from the hoteliers we patronize. For unused hotel accommodation, chartered transportation and missed meals etc. we do not bear any responsibility to refund. Refund

In regard to refund of unused / unutilized services (which are paid for and cancelled in advance) the refund amount would be worked out on the basis of cancellation policy as described above and the money would be accordingly refunded to the person who has made the payment to us. Please note that the refund process may take 2 – 4 weeks due to banking procedures. If the refund is made to the credit card account OR to Bank account, the bank charges would be debited from the refund amount.