The beauty of Shillong can't be expressed through words as this exotic location attracts tourists across the globe from ages. Once it was capital of Assam and now of Meghalaya, though the state changed the mesmerizing beauty of Shillong remains the same. This destination is perfect for honeymoon couples, adventure travelers as well as for a family trip because Shillong offers so many things all together.
Eastern Himalayas and colonial culture make this hill station preferable for traveling and amazing sightseeing experiences. You can discover and unfold the files that come with Shillong tour packages with the motive of getting into paradise which is popularly known as 'Scotland of the East'. Let's zoom into the inside of the Shillong tour package that will meet your travel expectations in true sense.
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Day 1: Guwahati to Shillong
The journey begins with your arrival at Guwahati which can be reached by flight or train. Guwahati is connected with all the popular cities in India. After reaching Guwahati you will find so many taxies standing in Paltan Bazar where most of the taxies are going to Shillong. Choose a taxi by doing some negotiation in rates. It takes almost 3 hours to reach Shillong from Guwahati. On the way to Shillong drop by Borapani Lake which is also known as Umiam Lake, the place is surrounded by Sylvan hills. You must visit Shillong peak from where you can enjoy the beauty of the entire city floating in the clouds. After taking rest get ready to visit Elephanta falls, the water of these falls comes from different levels over the fern-covered rocks. After reaching Shillong check-in to the hotel and get ready for the next day.
Day 2: Shillong to Cherrapunji
You must be feeling crazy to visit the wettest land on earth. Yes, Cherrapunji is known for receiving the highest rainfall in the world. This place is also known as Sohra and is 56 km away from Shillong. Explore the beauty of Mawkdok valley which attracts a lot of tourists every year. You must visit this place during monsoon to witness the beauty of Nohsngithiang falls and seven sisters fall. The Seven Sisters falls is dedicated to seven states of northeast India. Wonders happen on earth and visiting the cave of Shillong will prove this genuinely. Mawsmai cave is one the popular tourist spot which will make you spellbound for sure. Witness several hybrids and indigenous orchids in Eco Park and then visit neighboring places like Sylhet plains near Bangladesh. Before leaving the place you must visit Nohkhalikai Falls which is the biggest fall of Meghalaya.
Day 3: Shillong – Mawlynnong - Dawki
Start your day by visiting the cleanest village in Asia - Mawlynnong which is located in the East Khasi Hills of Meghalaya and popularly known as 'Gods own garden'. You will find everything so systematic and organized that falling in love with this place is so common. While searching for pictures about Meghalaya on the internet you must find the picture of Living Root Bridge and this is the time to witness this amazing creation of nature located nearby the village of Rawai. You will find the natural balancing rock which is simply a wonder on earth. After passing your time at Mawlynnong now you can move towards Indo-Bangladesh border to experience something enchanting and different. The Umngot River in Dawki is known for its crystal clear transparent water. You will find the boats are floating in the air and the bottom of the river is easily visible. Spend your time in Dawki and move to Shillong by evening.
Day 4: Shillong Sightseeing
Now, this is the time to explore Shillong city where you can experience some of the exquisite tourist places like Lady Hydari Park, Ward's Lake, Don Bosco Museum, Sweet Falls, Khasi Hills, and Police Bazar. Each of the spots is known for its beauty and importance. Police bazaar is the most highlighted and busy market of Shillong where you can find shops and crowds with the aroma of the city. Everyone looks so stylish and welcome tourists with a smile that you will feel happy by roaming around the streets of Shillong. Even the policeman looks so cool that you will ask him about the direction to find something if required. English is the common language of Shillong after Khasi so you can easily communicate with the local people to know more about the city. Come back to the hotel and enjoy your night with a blast.
Day 5: Shillong to Guwahati
Get up in the morning and enjoy your breakfast by looking into the view from your hotel balcony. You can recall the activities and experiences you gather in a short span. Prepare yourself for the departure and take the taxi to reach Guwahati. Communicate with your departing plan and move to the airport or railway station.
Only by visiting this destination you can feel about the immense beauty of Shillong. By analyzing so many Shillong Tour packages you can choose the best package for you to get lost into the heavenly ambiance.