North East India
While Meghalaya is known for being one of the wettest places on earth and has an impressive array of hills, waterfalls and root bridges, one of its little known secrets is that it is one of the best places in Asia for exploring caves. Hills of Meghalaya are home to some of the longest and deepest caves in South Asia. In this tour we take you caving inside Krem Mawmluh, a seven Km long cave and also trek to Living root Double decked bridge at Cherrapunjee
Day 01:Arrival at Guwahati
On arrival at Guwahati drive on and check into your hotel. Stay overnight at Guwahati.
Day 02: After breakfast visit Kamakhya Temple, a Major Hindu Pilgrimage site.
After an early breakfast visit Kamakhya Temple (optional based on interest). During the festival of Ambubashi more than a million devotees throng this holy place. Return to hotel after paying homage to the mother goddess Kamakhya. Drive on to Cherrapunjee (170 Kms), the wettest region in the world receiving highest rainfall. Visiting en-route Borapani Umiam Lake, a majestic placid lake with its surrounding hills. Overnight stay in Cherrapunjee.
Day 03: Explore Krem Mawmluh Cave.
This cave is located half a km west of Cherrapunjee adjacent to the small hamlet of Mawmluh. The cave has five-river passage with impressive proportions. The cave has a length of over seven Kms. Also visit the Waterfalls of Cherrapunjee. Stay overnight at Cherrapunjee.
Day 04: After an early morning breakfast walk to the Living Root Bridge.
An engineering marvel of Indigenous Khasi Tribesmen. Who weaved the routes of the Ereca tree to make bridges across streams. Return to Cherrapunji hotel after a picnic lunch at the bridge. Evening at leisure to experience the breathtaking views of the Khasi hills. Stay overnight at Cherrapunjee resort.
Day 05: After breakfast drive to Shillong.
En-route visit Elephanta falls and Shillong peak for some breathtaking views. Stay overnight at Shillong.
Day 06: Morning sightseeing at Shillong,
Admire the beauty of Shillong. It is erstwhile capital of undivided Assam; present North-East and home to the Khasi Highland tribes. Stay overnight at Shillong.
Day 07: Shillong-Guwahati-Depart
Drive back to Guwahati to take your onward flight.
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