Scenic Shillong with Mystical Cherrapunji

Scenic Shillong with Mystical Cherrapunji

01 Night Shillong - 02 Nights Cherrapunji - 01 Night Shillong

  • 4 nights / 5 days
  • Travel Period - OCT'23 - MAR'24
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  • Themes: Culture, Temple, Heritage, Adventure


Shillong, known as the "Scotland of the East," offers a delightful start to your journey with its pleasant climate and beautiful landscapes. Visitors can explore the city's charming markets, vibrant culture, and natural beauty, including rolling hills, lakes, and waterfalls.

Cherrapunji, one of the wettest places on Earth, provides a unique experience with its incredible natural wonders, such as dramatic waterfalls, living root bridges, and unusual limestone formations. This is a paradise for nature lovers and adventure seekers.

Returning to Shillong for the final night allows you to revisit the city's cultural and scenic attractions, providing a well-rounded experience of the Meghalaya region in northeastern India.


Day 1 - Guwahati Arrival - Shillong (110 Kms approximately 3 hours)

Arrival in Guwahati and transfer to Shillong (approximately 110 kms, 3 hours). During the journey, enjoy a stopover at Umium Lake. Shillong, nestled in the pine-covered hills, holds the distinction of being the inaugural capital of Meghalaya. Situated at an elevation of 1496m above sea level, the city boasts a milder climate compared to tropical India. With a population of around 270,000, Shillong is renowned for its waterfalls and is often referred to as the "Scotland of the East." The British influence can still be seen in the city's architecture and culinary traditions.

Spend your evening in this splendid setting. The State Museum offers insights into the lifestyle and heritage of the people of Meghalaya, while the region around Shillong is dotted with splendid waterfalls that cascade down deep valleys, creating misty spectacles that enliven the surroundings.

Spend the night in Shillong.

Day 2 - Scenic Drive from Shillong to Cherrapunji

Departure from Shillong to Cherrapunjee (60 kms, 2 hours) after enjoying breakfast at the hotel. Begin your day with a half-day sightseeing tour of Shillong. Often referred to as the 'Gleneagle of the East,' Shillong is situated on a plateau surrounded by the Khasi hills. This picturesque city boasts a plethora of tourist attractions. Ward's Lake, located within the city, is renowned for leisurely garden strolls and boating.

The Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, a seven-story institution, combines a museum with a research and publication center, dedicated to preserving the rich cultural heritage of Northeast India, representing all sister states under one roof.

Lady Hydari Park, designed in the Japanese style, features stretches of roses and exquisite flowers. Adjacent to the park, a mini zoo houses approximately 73 bird species, 140 reptiles, and mammals. The city also boasts one of Asia's largest 18-hole golf courses, surrounded by lush pine groves and rhododendron trees.

In the afternoon, embark on a scenic drive to Cherrapunjee, with a visit to Elephant Falls en route. Elephant Falls is a mountain stream that cascades down two successive falls, nestled in fern-covered rocky dells.

Cherrapunji, situated in Meghalaya, is renowned as one of the wettest places on Earth and the sole location in India to receive rainfall year-round. This town is nestled in the East Khasi Hills, approximately 50 km southwest of Shillong, the state capital. Cherrapunji, also known as Sohra or Churra, translates to 'the land of oranges.' The cliffs of Cherrapunji offer breathtaking vistas of the plains of Bangladesh.

Enjoy an overnight stay at your hotel in Cherrapunjee.

Day 3 - Exploring Cherrapunji

Start your day with breakfast at the hotel and embark on a thrilling sightseeing journey to Arwah Cave, Nahkhalikai Falls, Mwasmai Cave, Seven Sister Falls, Dainthlen Waterfalls, Eco Park, and Wei Sawdong Waterfalls, all of which promise unforgettable experiences.

Enjoy an overnight stay at your hotel in Cherrapunjee.

Day 4 - Cherrapunji - Dawki and Mawlynnong - Shillong| ROUNDTRIP

After relishing a hearty breakfast at the hotel drive off from Cherrapunjee to Dawki, where you'll have the opportunity to visit the Indo-Bangladesh border and witness the mesmerizing Umngot River (you can opt for a country boat ride here at an additional cost).

Later, continue your journey to the enchanting Mawlynnong Village, often referred to as 'God's own garden.' Situated in the East Khasi Hills of Meghalaya, this village earned the title of being the cleanest village in Asia back in 2003. Located approximately 90 kms from Shillong, Mawlynnong is a community-driven eco-tourism initiative where the residents collectively work to maintain its pristine cleanliness. The village boasts breathtaking natural beauty, the opportunity to trek to a living root bridge in a neighboring village called Riwai, and a fascinating natural wonder known as the balancing rock—a boulder precariously perched atop another rock. In the evening, return to Shillong.

Spend the night at your hotel in Shillong to relax and unwind.

Day 5 - Departure from Shillong | Homebound Journey

Following breakfast, start off on a scenic drive from Shillong to Guwahati, ensuring you reach in time for your onward connection.

End of Services.

Hotel / Transport

Shillong Eee Cee Hotel/Banalari Pine Inn/Travellers Inn Nirvana Orchid/Gateway Hotel/Alpine Continental/Ladybird/Blueberry Inn/Hotel Majestic Polo Towers/Centre Point/M Crown/Hotel Poinisuk/Hotel Heiga
Cherrapunjee The Crescent Hotel/Kutmadan Resort/La Kupar Inn Royal View Resort/Café Cherrapunjee/San Nael La Resort Cherrapunjee Holiday Resort/Manha

GST 5 % will be applicable.



The cost includes:

  • 04 nights' accommodation at mentioned hotels as per meal plans mentioned.
  • All transfers and sightseeing-using vehicle as mentioned.
  • Road Taxes and Parking charges


The cost excludes:

  • Any Airfare
  • Any expenses of personal nature
  • Entry fees at monuments and guide services
  • GST 5 %

Hotel reservations are contingent upon availability.

The standard check-in time is 2:00 PM, and check-out is at 12:00 noon for all hotels.

Children under the age of 5 years will receive complimentary accommodations.

Children above the age of 5 years will incur charges equivalent to the cost of an extra bed/mattress, with or without a bed as per the hotel's policy.

In the event of currency fluctuations, adjustments in local government taxes, or fuel price changes, we reserve the right to revise the tour price accordingly.

After confirming services, if you wish to modify your travel arrangements (such as departure date or accommodation), we will make every effort to accommodate these changes. However, changes are subject to feasibility and may incur additional costs. Requests for changes must be submitted in writing by the person who made the booking. Any costs arising from amendments will be borne by the traveler or booking agent.

Please be aware that the hotel names mentioned above indicate that our rates are based on these establishments. Accommodation is not confirmed at these hotels until we provide confirmations upon receiving your acceptance. If any of the specified hotels are unavailable during the booking process, we will secure alternative lodging at a similar or the next best available hotel. Any rate differences (increases or reductions) will be communicated and adjusted accordingly.

Payment Policy

Advance Booking Fee

  • 30 days or more before date of departure: 25% of total costs
  • 29 - 20 days before date of departure: 50% of total cost
  • 19 days or less before date of departure: 100% of total cost
  • Important: The booking stands liable to be cancelled if 100% payment is not received 20 days before date of departure.

Cancellation Policy

If you Cancel your Holiday

You or any member of your party may cancel their travel arrangements at any time. Written notification or an e-mail to that effect from the person who made the booking must be received at our office. The cancellation charges applicable are as per the published cancellation policy below:

Cancellation charges per person.

  • 30 days or more before departure: 25% of total cost
  • 29 - 20 days before departure: 50% of total cost
  • Less than 19 days before departure: 100% of total cost

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About Places



Guwahati thrives as a vibrant city nestled along the banks of the Brahmaputra River. It is known for its ancient temples, such as the Kamakhya Temple, and is an important cultural and economic center in the region.

The vibrant urban hub of Guwahati serves as the gateway to the enchanting Northeast India. Situated in Assam, it stands as the largest city in the region and ranks among the fastest-growing cities in India. The city's administrative center, Dispur, is also the state capital. Guwahati boasts a rich historical heritage and is often referred to as the 'City of Temples' due to its multitude of ancient temples. Among these, the revered Kamakhya Temple attracts devotees from all corners of the country. Notably, the Umananda Temple rests on Peacock Island, which claims the title of the world's smallest inhabited Riverine Island.

Guwahati's picturesque location between the banks of the mighty Brahmaputra River and the verdant foothills of the Shillong plateau provides a stunning natural backdrop. The city thrives as a prominent center for commerce, shopping, and economic activities, and it is home to esteemed educational institutions like the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and Guwahati University.

The region is blessed with a diverse array of rare animal species, including Asian elephants, tigers, pythons, rhinoceroses, and more. Guwahati is a city steeped in cultural richness, where traditions coexist with rapid industrial growth, modernization, and urbanization. Visitors to Guwahati are captivated by the dynamic culture, abundant natural beauty, and bustling markets that characterize this unique city.

Terms & Conditions

If We Change or Cancel Your Holiday

We do plan the arrangements in advance. It is unlikely that we will have to make any changes to your travel arrangements. Occasionally, we may have to make changes and we reserve the right to do so at any time. If there are any changes, we will advise you of them at the earliest possible date. We also reserve the right in any circumstances to cancel your travel arrangements by assigning reasons to you.

If we are unable to provide the booked travel arrangements due to reasons beyond our control (for instance, bad weather): - we shall first try to offer you alternative dates for the tour if the tour hasn't already commenced. - If the tour has already commenced, then we shall refund the booking price/fee charged from you on a pro-rata basis depending on portion of the tour standing utilized by you. - In all circumstances, however, our liability shall be limited refunding to you the price we charged as the tour fees.

Change Your Holiday Plan

After confirmation of services, if you wish to change your travel arrangements in any way, for example your chosen departure date or accommodation, we will do our utmost to make these changes, but it may not always be possible. Any request for changes to be made must be in writing from the person who made the booking. All cost incurred due to amendment will be borne by yourself.

If You Have a Complaint

If you have a problem during your holiday, PLEASE INFORM THE RELEVANT SUPPLIER, (e.g. your hotelier, transporter etc.) and/or our representative IMMEDIATELY who will endeavor to put things right. If your complaint is not resolved locally, please follow this up within 28 days of your return home by writing to us, giving your booking reference and all other relevant information. However, please be advised that while we are happy to assist you in the redressal of your complaint, if any, we will be able to extend only our best efforts in managing/coordinating your complaint with the respective service provider. All third-party service providers are independent contractors who at no time are under our control or supervision.

Our Liability to You

We accept responsibility for ensuring that your travel arrangements, which you book with us, are supplied as represented and promised to you. If any parts of your travel arrangements are not provided as promised, due to the fault of our employees, agents, we will pay you appropriate compensation if this has affected the enjoyment of your travel arrangements. Our liability in all cases shall be limited to the costs of your travel arrangements.

We do not accept any responsibility for any third-party services or service providers, like hotels, transport etc. For example, travel delays are the responsibility of the transporters and inefficient hospitality is the responsibility of the hotels.

We are only your tour operator and at no time do we act as managers for your respective responsibilities and personal obligations. We are therefore not responsible for your acts, misdemeanor, omissions, and neither are we responsible for managing any of your personal affairs; for example, we are not responsible for ensuring the safety of your personal belongings, travel documents, etc. at any time before the commencement of the tour or after it or during the tour.

Holiday Insurance

It will be your responsibility to purchase any sort of holiday insurance cover and we are not responsible for the same.

Exactness Not Guaranteed

We cannot and do not guarantee the exactness of any service that may be provided to you. For instance, photographs of the interiors of the hotel rooms posted on our website have been sourced from the respective Hotel management, the visual appeal of a room selected by you cannot and is not guaranteed by us. Similarly, while we assure you of enjoyable holidays, we cannot and do not guarantee or represent that such tour will be as per your mental perception, imagination or thought about such tours.

General Important Notes

In case there is any change in price the same will be communicated to yourself and only after your confirmation, we will proceed further. There will be no reduction for un-utilized services.

Surcharges may be applicable over and above the holiday price for the requested period. The same will be advised at the time of booking or prior to confirmations.

You need to make an advance payment at the time of confirming the tour and make the balance payment 35 days prior to the departure of the tour.

Forfeiture Of Deposits

We shall be within our rights to forfeit the non- refundable interest free deposit paid by you. In the event you cancel the booking, or on failure on your part to adhere to the tour payment schedule as informed in the documentation Check List, or in the event the visa of any country is not granted or you are unable to travel on the tour booked due to any reason whatsoever, including medical ground or sickness, the non-refundable interest free deposits shall stand forfeited, and the scale of cancellation set out in the How To Book section of the brochure shall be applicable and binding.

Important Notes

Please be advised that these are the sole and complete terms and conditions governing the tour operations, supplemented only by the User Agreement. No employees of our Company or our agents have the authority to amend, modify or change these conditions, and you are advised to rely on the terms "as is". Tripify reserves the right to change or modify these Terms and Conditions at any time without notice.

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