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GOMISSING MEGHALAYAN EXPERIENCE
Meghalaya The Discerning Travelers Dream
Meghalaya, one of the 7 sister states of North East India is a bestowed with abundant natural beauty. The unique topography of Meghalaya gives the discerning traveler ample opportunities to explore incredible creations of nature like limestone caves, natural waterfalls, dense forests, river, pools and also incredible man-made creations like the Living Root Bridges.
GoMissing Expeditions invites you to soak in the rich cultural and natural heritage of the Garo, Khansi and Jantiya tribes of Meghalaya on this splendid 8 days tour.
Trip ItineraryDay 1 Guwahati to Cherrapunji
Our vehicle will pick you up from the Guwahati airport and drive you to Cherrapunjee. Although the distance is only 150 kms, the drive will be long as there is quite a bit of traffic on this route. En route you will cross the Umiam lake and youll have time to stop over and take pictures.
Day 2 - Caving expedition (Guided)
Get ready for your first and quite an intense adventure. After breakfast, you will be driven some distance from your resort for a caving expedition. The experience is quite intense, so do be prepared. You will trek for about 4-6 kms about 100-150 ft underground and in complete darkness. The only light source will be strapped on your helmets. The experience and photographs of this will be a lifelong memory.After the caving expedition, you will be driven back to the resort. Post this, youre free to take a walk in the neighboring villages or relax at the resort.Overnight Cherrapunjee
Day 3 - Double Decker root bridges + Longest root bridge + Swimming in natural pools (Guided)
Today youre going to witness some incredible natural and man-made creations the Living Root Bridges and natural pools where you will be able to swim. Roots of a particular species of Bamboo are trained over 25 years and they form a sturdy bridge across a gorge/ river. These bridges are incredible marvels of Bio-Engineering. You will witness them in all their splendor.You will be driven a short distance and then you will walk to the root bridges and back. Post that you will be driven back to the resort.Overnight Cherrapunjee
Day 4 - Sightseeing in Cherrapunjee (vehicle un-guided)
Today will be an easy day in terms of physical activity. You will be driven around in your car and youll get to witness some beautiful sights around Cherrapunjee. You will be provided a map with some of the most beautiful things to see around Cherrapunjee.
Day 5 - Cherrapunjee to Mawlynnong (Drive)
Mawlynnong, is considered the cleanest village in Asia. The little village, very close to the India Bangladesh border is simply beautiful and is best explored on foot. From Mawlynnong, Dawki is about 35 kms away and is the India Bangladesh border. Timer permitting, you can drive up to Dawki on this day, or on the next day.Distance: 100kmsDrive time: 4 hoursOvernight Mawlynnong
Day 6 - Mawlynnong to Shillong (Drive) and exploring Shillong (unguided)
From Mawlynnong, you will head back to Shillong which is the capital city of Meghalaya. In the evening, head out on foot to explore Shillong.Some of the places to visit in Shillong areDon Bosco centre for Indigenous culturesAll saints churchMawphlang sacred forest About 25 kms from Shillong
Day 7 - Sightseeing around Shillong (with driver)Today youll head out in your vehicle for a sightseeing tour around Shillong. A few places of interest which you can visit today are Elephant falls, Mawphlang sacred forest, Shillong peak etc.Overnight Shillong
Day 8 - Shillong to Guwahati
Bid Adieu to Meghalaya as we drive you back to Guwahati for your flight home.Trip ends
Be prepared for
The drive from Guwahati to Cherrapunjee might be long owing to trafficCaving will be exhilarating, but you need to be fit to truly enjoy this wonderful activityTreks will involve climbing stairs and walking for 10 12 kmsIncredible beautyThe GoMissing Experience
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