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To admire the pristine beauty of Mother Nature and to spend some peaceful time, plan a trip to the Northeast. Visit the revered Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati and admire the scenic landscapes on the way to Shillong. Numerous historic and natural sites in Shillong are sure to leave you spellbound. One trip is not enough to enjoy all the attractions this place has to offer.
Transfer from Guwahati airport/railway station to Shillong en route visit Umium Lake.
Shillong became the first capital of the State of Meghalaya. Located in undulating pine covered hills, the city has a milder climate than tropical India. The city centre is 1496m above sea level and currently has a population of around 270,000. Home to several waterfalls, it is also known as the Scotland of the East. The British legacy is still visible in the architecture and food habits of the population.
Overnight at Shillong.
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Cherrapunjee.
Cherrapunji in Meghalaya is one of the wettest places on the planet and the only place in India to receive rain throughout the year. The town of Cherrapunji is nestled in the East Khasi Hills about 50 km southwest of the state’s capital, Shillong. Cherrapunji, also known as Sohra or Churra, means ‘the land of oranges’. The cliffs of Cherrapunji also offer stunning views of the plains of Bangladesh.
Visit to Seven Sister Falls, Nahkhalikai Falls, Mwasmai Cave, Koh Ram Hoh, eco – park.
Return back to Shillong en route visit Shillong peak and Elephanta Falls.
Overnight at Shillong.
After breakfast at the hotel drive from Shillong to Guwahati.Afternoon free in Guwahati for independent activities.Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast visit Kamakhya temple - The temple is dedicated to goddess Kamakhya an incarnation of Sati. It is on Nilachal hill, says the Shiva Purana, that the yoni or creative organ of Sati fell when Vishnu, in a bid to save the world from the Shiva’s tandava nrittya or dance of destruction, cut her dead body into 51 pieces with his suddarshan chakra.
Also visit Navagraha temple, Umananda temple, Balaji Temple, state Zoo.
Overnight in Guwahati.
After breakfast transfer to the airport/railway station in time for onward connection.END OF SERVICES
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