Scotland Of East

Tour Overview

Shillong (3N)

Bestowed with various gifts of nature, Meghalaya has always been a traveller’s paradise. People generally believe that it satiates the hunger of only nature lovers. A beautiful city encircled by pine trees, Shillong is the capital of Meghalaya. It derives its name from Lei Shyllong, an idol worshipped at the Shillong Peak. Shillong provides a relief from the heat across the country. The soothing climate makes Shillong suitable to visit in all seasons. The light drizzles and the cooling gentle wind adds to the joy of visiting this hill station. This place is also known as the ‘Scotland of the East’.

It acts as the gateway to Meghalaya, the state famous for heavy rainfalls, caving, tallest waterfalls, beautiful landscapes and amazing people and culture. The imposing peaks, lush green forests, glinting water bodies and much more pave a way for a trip that remains etched in the minds of tourists forever.

CTH promises you a fun filling and refreshing trip. We come with service assurance packages for exclusive assistance. A mandatory sanitization has been conducted over vehicles and hotels. We always anticipate in the best way possible hence we have deployed smart professionals 24x7 for real time resolution if any required.
 

Day 1 Pick up from Guwahati Airport/Rly Station and transfer to Shillong: -

Namaste!!! You will be greeted by our representative who will receive you from Guwahati Airport/ Station and then proceed towards Shillong which is also known as the ‘Scotland of East’. It takes almost 3 hours to reach.

Shillong, is the capital city of the northeast Indian state of Meghalaya. It is a beautiful hill station, stationed approx. 1525MTR/ 5000FT above sea level. The town is encircled by pine forests and it enjoys light drizzles to moderate showers keeping the climate cool throughout the year.

Enroute we will visit the majestic Barapani (Umiam Lake) wrapped in the beauty of an assortment of green Khasi-Pines and surrounded by sylvan hills and blue skies. It is one of the famous tourist places, the largest man-made lake in Northeast India.Then upon reaching Shillong, check into your hotel and relax. Enjoy your dinner and stay overnight in your hotel at Shillong.

Day 2 Shillong to Cherrapunjee- a Day Excursion via Elephant falls and Shillong peak 60kms/2-3hrs:-

After an early breakfast check out from hotel and we will proceed to Cherrapunjee. On the way we will visit -

Shillong Peak:  The Shillong peak stands massively 1965 mtr above the sea level. It is one of the highest points in the state which offers a breathtaking bird’s eye view of the city.

Elephant Falls: Named after an Elephant like stone at its foot, the Elephant Falls are amongst the most popular falls in the North East, situated next to Shillong. It is a tourists' paradise with three layers of the falls accessible to the layman from different vantage points. It is a superb place for spending some time in the midst of nature while capturing the incredible moments for your keepsake.

Then we will visit the following places in Cherrapunjee before entering your hotel-

Nohkalikai Falls: Nohkalikai Falls is the tallest plunge waterfall in India. Its height is 1115 feet (340 metres).Nohkalikai Falls are fed by the rainwater collected on the summit of a comparatively small plateau and decrease in power during the dry season in December - February. Below the falls there has formed a plunge pool with unusual green coloured water.

Mawsmai Cave: You can also explore the caves known as Mawsmai, Mawsmai cave is one of the most popular attractions in Cherrapunji. Mawsmai cave boasts of wide & amazing entry with the dark and magical secrecy inside.

Cherrapunjee Eco Park: Designed and maintained by the Government of Meghalaya, Eco Park is one of the popular tourist attractions of Cherrapunjee from where the visitors can enjoy lovely view of the ‘Green Canyons’ of Cherrapunji along with the waterfalls that are located nearby. The Eco park also has a crystal-clear water stream in its boundaries visit.

Nohsngithiang Falls (also known as the Seven Sisters Waterfalls or Mawsmai Falls): The seven sisters fall is a kind of waterfall which symbolizes the seven states in northeast namely Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Mizoram and Meghalaya. The fall is separated with seven parts over the cliff of the hills.  The view is spectacular and completely engross one individual with the view. 

The view of the falls amidst the cloud passing by gives an amazing view. The place is a must visit when one is tripping to Meghalaya and to enjoy the vastness of the panoramic stretch.

Then return back to Shillong into your hotel and relax after a tiring day. Enjoy your dinner and overnight stay at Shillong.

Day 3 Shillong to Mawlynnong & Dawki - A Day Excursion & Back to Shillong: -

After an early breakfast drive to Mawlynnong, Asia’s cleanest village. Visit the Living Root Bridge.

Living Root Bridge: The 30 meters long bridge stands 2400 feet high and is the longest known Living Root Bridge, which also means that to reach the bridge one has to make a steep descent of 2400 feet. Holding the proud distinction of being addressed as one of the most picturesque and beautiful places on earth. The Living Root Bridges are made from rubber tree roots also known as Ficus elastica tree.

Then you will be taken Dawki, a small village where the main attraction is the Umngot River that marks the natural separation between the Khasi and the Jaintia Hills and you can enjoy the boat ride on the crystal-clear water of the river at your own expense. Then you will also take a glance of Indo Bangladesh Border. Evening we will proceed to Shillong. After reaching check into your hotel and relax after a tiring day. Enjoy your dinner and overnight stay at Shillong.

Day 4 Shillong to Guwahati Airport / Rly Station Drop, Tour End: -

After morning breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to Guwahati Airport / Rly Station for your onward journey with pleasant memories of the tour and the warmth of our hospitality in your heart.

Trip ends with Happy Memories!!!! 

  • Welcome drink (Non Alcoholic) on Arrival
  • All accommodation in double sharing basis
  • Breakfast Only
  • All Sightseeing & Transfers by Exclusive Vehicle
  • Air/Train Fare
  • Any Govt Permit
  • Any entry tickets
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, tips, luggage van, porter-age etc.
  • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All personal expenses, optional tours and Extra meals.
  • Medical and Travel insurance.
  • Video Camera Permits During Sightseeing..
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client directly).
  • Anything not mentioned under ‘Inclusions’
  • GST @ 5%.

Please Note :

Early check in would be subject to availability and at sole discretion of hotel.
All booking vouchers and tickets will be provided 3 days before departure.
In case of natural calamities\ road blockage\train,flight cancellation or schedule change.Itinerary may change prior information to guest and any additional cost arises guest has to pay in cash as per actual on spot payment basis.

Payment policy:
At the time of booking confirmation 40% of the total booking amount is required.
15 to 30 days Prior to departure 30% of the total booking amount is required.
15 days Prior to departure 30% of the total booking amount is required.
If booking made within 31 days prior to departure, 100% amount is expected at the time of booking.

Cancellation Policy: 
If you want to cancel your booking, you must notify us in writing.
No cancellation or changes are allowed after departure.

Cancellations are subject to the following charges:
30 Days or more before departure: 25% of the Total Cost.
30-15 Days Before departure: 50% of the Total Cost.
15-7 Days before departure 75% of the Total Cost.
Less than 7 days before departure: 100% of the Total Cost.