Start the journey with your arrival at the Guwahati station/airport, get greeted and straight away get transferred to Shillong. It takes around 3.5 hours to reach this gorgeous hill station of Shillong. On the way, drop by the Borapani Lake, this lake is the biggest artificial lake in the state of Meghalaya. Also known as the Umiam Lake, it is beautifully surrounded by Sylvan hills. On reaching Shillong, check in at the hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure and later retire for the night.
In the morning, after breakfast, begin the excursion towards the wettest place on Earth, Cherrapunji. It is at a distance of 60 km and on the way come across several waterfalls, limestone caves, striking root bridge, and other natural sites to provide several activities. Visit the Spectacular Seven Sisters Falls, the Mawsmai Cave and the Thangkharang Park. In the evening, return to Shillong. Your Shillong tour package for family holidays includes a stopover en route at the Elephanta Falls and the famous Shillong Peak, it allows a great view. Later, return back to the hotel and stay overnight at the Shillong hotel.
In the morning, after breakfast, head for the half day excursion trip to Shillong. Visit a Japanese style park of Lady Hydari Park, decorated with roses and other flowers in a large stretch. Proceed towards Guwahati, which takes around 3.5 hours ride to reach. On reaching, check in at the hotel and later, go out for a visit to the Kalaksgetra, a spot where they exhibit a light and sound show displaying the Assamese culture and history. You can even opt for an evening cruise on the Brahmaputra. Return back tothe hotel and spend overnight.
In the morning, after breakfast, check out from the hotel. The 4 day of the Itinerary has something in store for you even on the last day of the tour. Visit the famous Kamakhya Temple and proceed to the given railway station /airport for your onward journey.
Guwahati or Pragjyotishpur, the gateway of North East, is one of the historical cities of India with a glorious past. The city has experienced rapid transformation and has developed into a vibrant and cosmopolitan centre with major activities in Hi-Tech and I.T. sectors. Guwahati has witnessed tremendous growth in the industrial sector and had a rapid face lift in the recent past, which has made this place as good as any other developed city of India.
Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya, is a hill town, situated in the north eastern part of India. Shillong in Meghalaya is situated at an altitude of 1496 m above sea level. Shillong remained the capital of Assam, before the formation of Meghalaya in the 1974. The place, the people and the climate all combined together to create an amiable atmosphere, to make Shillong Meghalaya an ideal holiday destination throughout the year. Shillong tourism you can view beautiful lakes and waterfalls set in pine forests and green mountains. It is a popular hill-station which the British used to call the Scotland of the East.