Important Guidelines During Coronavirus
  • Always carry a Hand sanitizer, Face mask, Hand gloves and practice social distancing. Avoid touching your face, nose, eyes and mouth as much as possible.
  • People aged above 60 years, pregnant women and children younger than 12 years old have been advised to stay home.
  • Participants will have to adhere to strict health protocols, including temperature checks, wearing a mask at all times and maintaining social distance.

Hospitality Precautions

  • All our Hotels/Homestays follow the highest standards of hygiene and cleanliness.
  • All supplies and materials used for cooking are sanitised before being admitted into restaurant premises.
  • All materials provided by us for trekking use are sanitised thoroughly.
  • Our vehicles are disinfected after each use and before a trip begins.
  • Hotel and Vehicle accommodations are dependent on groups and individuals. Individual trekkers may request for separate rooms*. (*Prices may vary.)
Overview

Meghalaya is blessed with nature’s beauty, also, it is known as ‘The abode of clouds’ and is one of the most beautiful states in North-East India. With the beautiful azure of the Umiam lake, cultural festivals and the variety of sights, it makes for an extraordinary experience for tourists. Well known for Cherrapunjee, the wettest destination in the world. Surrounded by mountains, thick green forests, flowing waterfalls, caves, lakes, the valley is undoubtedly one of the best locations in Meghalaya. Its looks so amazing when covered with beautiful clouds. Road journey to Shillong and Cherrapunji is very picturesque, taking you through sleepy helmets and thickly forested countryside roads.

4 Nights 5 Days 31 Oct and 07 Nov
Trek Details
  • Region: Meghalaya (North-East)
  • Grade: Easy
  • Tour Type: Sightseeing tour and Trekking (short trek)
  • Best time: May-July / September-November
  • Starting Point: Guwahati
  • Ending Point: Guwahati
Itinerary

Day- 1 Guwahati to Shillong 3hrs Drive.

Arrival at airport/railway station. Drive to Shillong-100km (3/4hrs)

(You are expected to reach Guwahati station/airport at 10am). A pleasant drive, roads are good with a beautiful view. On the way, we will visit a very beautiful and scenic place, the Barapani Lake (Umiam Lake). The beautiful Umiam Lake will wake you up to the beauty of Shillong. It is also called Scotland of the East. Lunch (self-sponsored) will be on the way. Reach Hotel/Guest house and freshen up. If time permits, we will go to visit the elephant waterfall. Overnight stay at hotel.

Meals: Evening Tea, Dinner

 

Day- 2 Shillong to Cherrapunji

After an early breakfast, you will proceed to Cherrapunji – Wettest destination in the world. This road journey is beautiful and the most scenic, you will be amazed with the landscape. Check-in to the guest house/homestay. After sometime you will be going to visit Wei Sawdong Falls. One of the most picturesque and pristine of the many waterfalls in Cherrapunji. One needs to do a short trek (20 mins) to reach the viewing point at this place.  It's going to be completely worth it as the sight is absolutely mesmerizing. After spending some time and taking a dip in the water you trek back till the main road. From here we drive towards Mawsmai Cave. Inside the cave, you will feel the thrill of water slipping over your head. Natural lime stone ceiling with natural design. This cave has been maintained well by the management. Come back and overnight stay at Guest house.

Meals: Breakfast, Evening Tea, Dinner

 

Day- 3 Drive to Nongriat and Trek to Double Decker Living Root Bridge and Rainbow falls. Trek Distance 8km

Today your actual trek will start so, a good amount of fitness is required. After having breakfast, you start your trek towards Double Decker Living Roots Bridge. The double decker bridge is nature's wonder which is engineered by the local people. The trek is almost 3 km which includes 3000 steps for first 800 meters, then normal trek route starts. You will get amazed by walking over the roots. A must visit for a nature lover. This will be a lifetime experience for outdoorsy people. From here there is an additional attraction, the Rainbow waterfall, if you are ready to extend your trek by another 1 hr.  After this visit you will start the drive towards our guest house. Overnight stay in hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Evening Tea, Dinner

 

Day- 4 Cherapunji to Dawaki

After having breakfast, we drive towards Dawki. It is along the India-Bangladesh border. Here you can enjoy boating in the crystal-clear river Umngot. This route being the home of cloud and rain is very beautiful. You can see falls, clouds, clear views to the valley of Bangladesh. If time permits while coming back, we can visit Elephant falls. Drive back to Shillong, Overnight stay in hotel/guest house.

Meals: Breakfast, Evening Tea, Dinner

 

Day- 5 Shillong to Guwahati

Depart from Shillong to Guwahati (100Kms, 3 - 4 Hrs. drive). Enjoy the ride on the excellent roads and the scenic beauty that beholds. There are a lot of viewpoints over valleys where in you can stop and take amazing pictures. People who want to stay at Guwahati can stay on their own cost & others can depart according to their train/flight timings.

Meals: Breakfast

Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Comfortable Accommodation on 2/3 sharing basis in hotel/guest house.
  • All Transportation for 5 days. Sumo, Xylo, Tempo Traveller or similar type vehicle
  • All Breakfast, Dinner, and Evening tea for for entire trip unless mentioned otherwise.
  • Local guide for all days
  • All sightseeing as mentioned in Itinerary
  • All entry fees and tolls
  • Experienced leader from Saya Adventures to manage entire trip
  • Unforgettable memories

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Any kind of transportation till Guwahati (by Air, Train, Road)
  • Lunch for all days and any kind of personal expenses like Mineral water, soft drinks, etc.
  • Cost Escalation due to natural reason.
  • Any kind of extra raise on behalf of individual due to hospitalization, sickness, or any personal emergency.
  • Anything other than above mentioned inclusions.
Highlights
What makes this tour special
  • Visit to Underground Caves
  • Visit Famous Double Decker living Root Bridge 
  • Visit Highest Plunge Waterfalls in India
  • Dawki, crystal clear river in Meghalaya
  • Rainbow fall Visit
Number of Days
5 to 10
Difficulty Level
Beginner, Intermediate
Activities
Trekking, Team Building Activities, Backpacking