While the abode of clouds – Meghalaya is a backpackers paradise, Assam in it’s green lush terrains is home to one-horned rhinoceros and many such species of wild habitats in Asia. This trip gives you the best of nature, history and wild life. From gushing waterfalls and adventurous caves to jungles and river island. While we indulge in lip smacking food, make friends with locals and make numerous core memories with fun crew and numerous activities in the heart of nature. What more can one ask for right?
Welcome to Guwahati(Arrive by 2 pm). Meet your fellow backpackers as we make our way to Shillong. On the way,we stop for some gorgeous sunset views at Umaim lake. Yep, your first sunset in the North East has to be magical! After some hot tea and spiced pineapples at Umiam lake, we make our way to Shillong for an overnight stay. Freshen up and meet your fellow backpackers for a fun introductory session over some delicious home cooked local food at our cute little homestay.
After a hearty breakfast, we make our way to Cherrapunjee. Start your journey with a short trek to some gorgeous waterfalls - The Wei Sawdong falls . Later visit the fascination Mawsmai caves for an Indiana Jones vibe - with dim lights, fossil marks & narrow paths. After a quick lunch, we head to the tallest waterfall - the Noh Kalikai falls for some insta-worthy shots, tea & spicy pineapples. At night, we check in at our quaint little stay in Cherrpunjee to chill and have some dinner with bonfire
Deep in the dense tropical forest of Meghalaya lies the living root bridge. Today we traverse through villages and forests to witness nature's creation that is the living root bridge. Meet with the locals and give yourselves a fish pedicure at the double decker bridge. Later we take a refreshing dip in the blue pools to relax those tired muscles. We can also trek further and visit the rainbow falls. After gorging on several bowls of maggi and lemonade, we trek back to the top. Return to the hotel in the evening for some warm dinner and rest.
Today we proceed to visit the cleanest village in Asia - Mawlynnong. The village is extremely pretty with small streams & orchid trees. You can also interact with the locals to understand how they keep this place clean. Later we make our way to Dawki for some clear water feels and go to the Indo - Bangla Border as well. In the evening we return to Shillong for an overnight stay and some traditional local food.
Today we explore the many charms of Shillong as we visit the Sacred Forest, Laitlum canyon, Elephant falls and Don Bosco museum. End the last night of the trip with a bang as we explore the
nightlife and many cafes of Shillong and bond with your TNT crew over some booze, music and delectable local food. Buy souvenirs for your folks back home at Police bazaar as a reminder of
this amazing trip.
Have a delicious breakfast and pack your bags as we say goodbye to the land of clouds - Meghalaya. With a heavy heart bid adieu to your friends asyou make promises to keep in touch and
catch up again soon! Drop off at Guwahati airport by 12 noon.
No. Flights are not included. However we can guide you in flight booking.
From October to March it will be pleasant throughout the day. The temperature drops at night and it might get chilly but only in Meghalaya. We may experience some unpredictable showers but it just adds to the charm of Meghalaya.
You will have to arrive in Guwahati on the first day before 2pm and depart from Guwahati on the last day any time after 9 am.
We need a minimum of 9 or more travelers for the Trip Buddy to accompany. Incase there are lesser travelers, local drivers and guides are provided + constant backend support from the team is provided.
To give you an authentic local experience our stays will be a combination of homestays, lodges, resorts and bamboo huts. All the stays have private bathrooms for each room and are quite safe and hygienic.
It is generally on double/triple/quad occupancy depending on the girl – guy ratio.
The living root bridge trek is about 3500 steps one way. While is doable, a moderate level of fitness is required. But you can take as many stops as ypu like and do it at your own pace. No rush.
Yes. Vegetarian food is easily available everywhere in North East India. And our breakfast and dinner that is included will be vegetarian.