Marvelous Meghalaya

Shillong, Cherapunjee

4 Nights / 5 Days

Tailor Made

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Tour Highlights

VISIT

  • Miam Lake
  • Seven Sisters (Nohsngithiang) Falls
  • Mawsmai Cave
  • Ward’s Lake
  • Barapani Lake
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Family , Hill Station , Honeymoon , Off Beat , Romantic , Wildlife

Departure : Arrive Guwahati

Hilly Meghalaya - the 'abode of clouds' - is a cool, pine-fresh mountain state set on dramatic horseshoe formation of rocky cliffs, deep gorges and valleys. Cherrapunjee and Mawsynram are among the wettest places in the world; the heavy rainfall has created the region's key natural attractions - its plethora of waterfalls, caves and unique Living Root Bridges. Meghalaya recently got its name etched permanently in geological history.

 Meghalaya Tour Operator in Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Gujarat

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We have special corporate incentive tour package for Meghalaya, Shillong

Tour Highlights

VISIT

  • Miam Lake
  • Seven Sisters (Nohsngithiang) Falls
  • Mawsmai Cave
  • Ward’s Lake
  • Barapani Lake

Day Wise Itinerary

DAY 1: Guwahati Airport - Cherrapunjee (190 Kms / 5 ½ Hrs Drive)

Welcome On Arrival In Guwahati Airport/Station (Kindly Book Morning Arrival Flight) And Drive To Cherrapunjee. En Route Witness The Umiam Lake Or Barapani - Is The Biggest Artificial Lake In Meghalaya In Midst Of Sylvan Hills Adorned By Khasi Pines & Peerless Beauty.At Sohra, Stop At The Duwan Sing Syiem View Point For Mesmerizing Views Of The Hills. Evening Free At Leisure. Overnight In Cherrapunjee.

  •  Dinner

DAY 2: Cherrapunjee

After Breakfast Enjoy Sightseeing In Cherrapunjee, The Wettest Place On The Earth. Be Witness To The Gorgeous Seven Sisters (Nohsngithiang) Falls And Nohkalikai Falls. Later Take A Soft Cave Walk Inside The Mawsmai Cave. The Limestone Cave Is A Natural Wonder With Innumerable Formations Inside It. Also Visit The Arwah Caves And Ramakrishna Mission. Drive Back To Shillong For Overnight Stay.

 

Note: Most Of The Waterfalls Are Dry During Winter Season.

  •  Breakfast  Dinner

DAY 3: Cherrapunjee - Mwallynong - Shillong

After Early Breakfast, Check Out At 8:00 Am And Drive To Mwallynong (81 Km/ 1.5 Hrs), The Cleanest Village In Asia, Also Known As ‘God’s Own Garden’. With Over 80 Households, The Village Gives The Ambiance Of Walking In A Well Maintained Park !  Climb The 80 Ft Sky Walk At Mawlynnong Village For A Bird’s Eye View Of The Village, The Plantations And Faraway Plains Of Bangladesh. You Will Also Be Acquainted To The Khasi Lifestyle, Their Culture And Economy. A Trek To The Nearby Rewai Village Is Another Interesting Activity. Walk Down A Flight Of Almost 100 Steps To Witness Nature’s Wonder, Living-Root Bridge.  The Bridges Are Tangles Of Massive Thick Roots, Which The Local People Inter-Twine To Form A Bridge That Can Hold Several People At A Time. The Root Bridges, May Be Up To Over A Hundred Feet Long And Take Ten To Fifteen Years To Become Fully Functional, But They Become Very Strong In The Process. The Bridges Live And Keep Growing And Strengthen Over Time. The Useful Lifespan Of The Bridges, Is Thought To Be 500–600 Years. Later Drive To Dawki, A Village Of The Jaintia Community Whose Prime Occupation Of Fishing. Be Mesmerized By The Beauty Of The Umngot River, The Venue Of The Annual Boat Race Held During March - April At Umsyiem. The Umngot Itself Is A Prime Fishing Spot For Fishermen Of The Villages. The River Is Also Famous For Its Crystal Clear Water, So Clear That When Seen From A Distance, It Appears As If The Boat Is Floating In Mid-Air! The Umngot River Is The Natural Boundary Between Ri Pnar Or Jaintia Hills With Hima Khyrim Of Khasi Hills Over Which Is A Single Span Suspension Bridge Was Constructed. This Is The Gateway To Bangladesh Where Major Export And Import Transactions Take Place. Enjoy An Amazing Country Boat River Ride (At Additional Cost). Drive Up To The Bangladesh Border. Later Proceed To Shillong For Overnight Stay.

 

Note: It Is Advisable To Carry Packed Lunch To Mwallynong.

  •  Breakfast  Dinner

DAY 4: Shillong

After Breakfast, Visit The Elephant Falls, Ward’s Lake, Cathedral Of Marry And Golf Course.

 

Optional : Visit Don Bosco Museum (Closed On Sundays, National Holidays, Easter, 22nd Dec – 02nd Jan And 2nd & Last Monday Of December).

  

Evening Free At Leisure To Explore The Region On Own. You May Take A Walk To The Famous Police Bazaar For Shopping. Overnight In Shillong.

  •  Breakfast  Dinner

DAY 5: Guwahati Airport Departure

After Breakfast Transfer To Guwahati Airport. 

  •  Breakfast

Tour Inclusions

  • DBL room on twin sharing
  • For Extra pax, Extra bed / mattress will be provided
  • Cost based on BASE category rooms
  • Non AC rooms in Hill-stations / Eco resorts
  • Normal Hotel Check In Time – 14:00 Hrs / Check Out Time – 12:00 hrs. Early check-in / Late check out is subject to availability
  • Meal Plan – MAPAI as per selection
  • As mentioned above as per Hotel fixed menu with local flavour
  • For special cuisine / variety in menu, kindly inform us
  • All transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary by selected vehicle
  • Overhead carrier in not allowed as per Supreme Court order
  • All vehicles on point-to-point basis only
  • Vehicle will not be on disposal & will be available as per itinerary
  • AC will not operate in Hills
  • 01 Bottle mineral water per person per day

Tour Exclusions

  • 5 % GST or as applicable
  • Flight / Train Fares
  • Guide charges
  • Entrance Fees at monuments / museums/ temples etc.
  • Many hotels charge for Room heaters which is payable directly at the hotel
  • Personal expenses like Travel Insurance, bottled water, laundry, phone calls, camera charges, room heaters etc.
  • Meals other than mentioned above
  • Cost for optional tours, Up–Gradation Charges
  • Cost for extra usage of vehicle, other than scheduled & mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Adventure activities like ropeway, rafting, boating etc. are NOT included in the package cost
  • Items not mentioned in “Package cost includes” segment.

Price

  • TOUR PRICE STARTS AROUND RS. 21K - PER PERSON ON TWIN OR TRIPLE SHARING, WITHOUT FLIGHT TICKETS AND IN STANDARD HOTELS
  • TOUR WILL START FROM GUWAHATI
  • WE ALSO OFFER SPECIAL DISCOUNT TO COROPORATE GROUP TOURS FOR MEGHALAYA
  • FOR DETAILED QUOTE. INQUIRE OR WRITE TO US ON INFO@RIVIERATOURS.IN 

Hotel

  • 2 Night(s) in Cherapunjee at Cherrapunjee Holiday Resort/ San Nael La Resort// or similar
  • 2 Night(s) in Shillong at Hotel Poinisuk/ The Loft - Executive Inn/ Windermere Inn or similar

Map

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Sightseeing

Mawsmai Caves

These caves are fast becoming a hot tourists destination offering great adventure opportunity to the tourists. The caves are located near cherrapunjee and are made of limestone. The entrance has a narrow vertical opening and is well lit. although the caves are quite dark inside but if lighted properly with the help of torch or any other source, their interior glows like a  crystal. A bulky person might have to kneel down to come out of it. But there is no need to worry as it is not difficult.

 

Seven sister waterfall

Seven sister waterfall is a famous waterfall in Meghalaya. Meghalaya is a land blessed with various waterfalls. Seven sister waterfalls flows only during monsoon season, so the best time to come to this place is from july to September. Being located in cherrapunji the wettest place in the world, seven sister waterfall attracts many tourists from across the globe. Its surrounding are lush green and offer a sense of peace

 

Umiam Lake

One of the popular tourist spots in shilling ,umiam lake is a vast and scenic reservoir that attracts a larger number of tourist from across the country. Also known as “Bara Pani ” or the big water.The lake is a part of a dam , constructed as a first hydel power project in this north east indian state. Intended initially as a reservoir for a dam , the lake quickly  became one of the most popular tourist spots in shilling , becoming a prominent venue  for kayaking , water cycling , boating & scooting. Tourist can also enjoy riding row boats , paddle boats , sailing boats , cruise boats & speed boats as well

 

Ward's Lake

Also known as Pollock's Lake, this artificial water body is encircled by an extensive lush garden and lies in the middle of the city. Take a walk around this horse-shoe shaped lake on the cobble-stone path or simply admire the colorful floral beds in the garden.

 

Water sports in Umiam Lake

 Umiam Lake came into existence in 1965, it stretches over an area of 220 sq. Km. The lake is situated in the hills of shillong 15kms away. It is also known as barapani.  Kayaking, water cycling, scooting & boating etc are available. The houseboat is also available for the night-stay.

 

Waterfall Rappelling At Elephant Falls

Elephant Falls is among most well known visitor destinations of the city in East Khasi Hills District. The clear waters moving through rocks portray the excellence of Elephant falls in Shillong. Large and rich, this fascination is attractive, beautiful and lively. Encompassed by green vegetation, you need to find a way to achieve the rough region from where these falls stream into a profound lush valley.

 

Photo Gallery

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How to Book

Please Note before booking :

  • Rates will be dynamic and fluctuate as per occupancy of the hotel and peak dates.
  • Please be reminded that all special requests like early check-in, smoking, nonsmoking, views, floors, king, twin, adjoining and/or interconnecting rooms are strictly subject to availability upon arrival and can not be guaranteed prior.
  • Room up-gradation payable at the hotel directly.
  • All hotels do not have lift facility & the guest may have to climb stairs. Incase of guests having problems with blood pressure, breathing, knee & heart or if they cannot climb the higher floors, we will request you to report this problem at the time of booking so that we may take appropriate action. This is again subject to availability. 
  • Lift, Tea/coffee maker/ mini fridge / toilettery kit (with moisturizer, tooth paste, brush etc.) etc. may be given in most hotels. But they are NOT mandatory part of 3/4/5 Star hotels. If guests have specific requirements, kindly inform us and we will select properties accordingly. These items and facilities differ from hotel to hotel.
  • Facilities like western toilet, television in room, geyser in bathrooms may not be available at all places. For specific requirement, please inform us and we will try to provide. This is again subject to availability.
  • For CP, MAP and AP meal plan, menu will be on fixed plan basis and not on A-la-Carta basis. MAP & AP Meal plans do not include Evening snacks & cold drinks / liquor, Soups or Deserts. We can arrange for the same at additional cost on prior information. For order on A-la-Carta basis, guests are requested to make direct payment for additional items.
  • For early morning check out breakfast may be limited to simple bread & butter / jam. Items like Puri / roti – sabji may not be available.
  • Consumption and serving of alcohol in hotels / rooms is subject to hotel’s rules and regulations. In some hotels, consumption of alcohol is not allowed.
  • The region’s prime tourist interest in its Nature and eco-friendly atmosphere. The facilities available here cannot be matched with other developed destinations. Many accommodations will have basic facilities compared with other regions. Please inform tourists that this region can be enjoyed in its natural beauty and simple flavor. 
  • Many regions do not have star category hotels. Similar category hotels with the best available room will be provided. 
  • Kindly be informed that same category rooms or identical rooms may not be available. We will try our best to maintain similarity.
  • In most hotels Extra Person Sharing the Room, Child With Extra Bed, will be provided  MATTRESS / ROLL OVERS as per requirement. 
  • In the region, scarcity of water & electricity is a natural phenomenon. Guests are requested to bear with such problems as may arise during the tour.

 

Vehicle operation & usage guide:

1.Vehicle Segment : 

  • Carriers in vehicles are not allowed in the region. 
  • No AC will be available in vehicles in Hill regions
  • Innova / Xylo / Scorpio are similar category 
  • Swift D'zire / Etios/ Amaze are similar category 

 

2.Vehicle will NOT be on disposal

  • The vehicle used will be exclusive for that group but will not be at disposal.
  • Vehicle will be available as per your itinerary. Kindly follow the time strictly
  • Sightseeing points covered will depend on remaining time in hand
  • Full day sightseeing will be till maximum 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm as per given itinerary. For additional usage, per km / per hour will be charged as per usage.

 

3.Hotels located in Hills - in Busy areas / City Centers / No Entry / One Way zones 

  • Most of the hotels do not have parking place & vehicle cannot be parked in front of the gates for longer period hence gusts should wait at the reception 5 minute beforethe departure to avoid the inconveniences.
  • Due to shortage in space for parking, please be informed that you will have to be ready on time & wait in the lobby. 
  • Due to uncalculated situations (traffic jams / traffic halts/ diversions etc.) the vehicle reporting may get delayed. We will request you to bear with us and as soon as vehicle arrives you will have to get in, before the policeman blow his whistle. 
  • Due to vehicle-parking difficulty, most of the areas are restricted to entry of vehicle & specific time is allotted for entries. Kindly follow the time strictly as given to you.
  • In No Parking Zones, the vehicle will get parked in an available parking area. In such a case, you will have to wait for the vehicle to come to your designated area. Please be patient as the driver will have to come through traffic. Please coordinate with the driver.

 

4.Transfers to next destination

  • Night travel is not possible, so if you have a transfer to another destination in second half, please maintain time of your morning sightseeing 
  • If one destination is covered twice or additional destinations are included, additional charges will be applicable on per km / per hour basis.
  • During Rainy season, heavy showers are possible and many times tarpaulin may not cover all the luggage because of the nature of heavy showers. In such case, luggage will have to be loaded inside the vehicle. The guests will have to adjust to such situations.

5.General Terms

  • The tour guide reserves the rights to make changes or omit any place of visit, if it becomes necessary due to bad weather, bad road, strike or band, security reason etc.
  • Kindly be informed us if the guests are senior citizens or have health related issues (like arthritis, heart problems etc.) or any such matter which might need special arrangements. Some itineraries will not be suitable for them and we will suggest accordingly.
  • The security concerns, driver's working hours etc. will be kept in mind while planning the tour and sightseeing. 
  • We try to ensure that the sightseeing points do not fall on a closing day. Incase due to inevitable situation if the sightseeing falls on a closing day, it will have to be left out. Conducting that particular tour or sightseeing point the next day will be subject to time availability. 
  • Weather in the region is unpredictable. We have kept your sightseeing related with nature flexible.
  • The region's prime tourist interest in its Nature and eco-friendly atmosphere. The facilities available here cannot be matched with other developed destinations. 
  • Once the package is booked & confirmed no refund will be allowed. There will be no refund of any unutilized service in part or in full what so ever may be the reason.

 

 

 

Payment Policy

 

  • Initial deposit - Rs.15, 000/- per person to confirm you’re booking with us.
  • 100% payment to be made at least 30 days before departure.

 

 

Cancellation Policy

 

  • 45 days or more prior to the departure Rs. 15000
  • 45-30 days prior to the departure 25% of the tour cost
  • 30-15 days prior to the departure 50% of the tour cost
  • 15-07 days prior to the departure 100% of the tour cost Or a “No Show” on the tour 100% of the tour cost

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