Meghalaya Backpack Trip

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6 Days | 5 Nights
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17999 Per Person
Best time to visit - Oct - June Starting Point - Guwahati Distance Covered- 500kms. Offer Code - TOGEDR500

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Available Group Departures:
November - 23, 30 | December - 7, 14, 21, 28
January - 4, 11, 18, 25 | February - 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 | March - 7, 14, 21, 28

About Meghalaya Backpack Trip

Meghalaya – The Scotland of the East, is one the seven sister states in the North-Eastern part of India and is a land of beautiful pristine natural wonders and sights. Whether it is trekking through lush green forests, or taking a plunge in the water pools or exploring the natural caves here, Meghalaya has them all.The best places to visit in Meghalaya include lakes like Umiam and Ward's lake, waterfalls like Nohkalikai and Seven sister falls and caves like Arwah and Mawsmai Caves. The options are plenty. The Bangladesh border is located nearby and you can see the forests of Bangladesh from the watchtower here.

Dawki located here is a great place for boating and the river has sparkling clear water where you can see underneath. Meghalaya is also home to the Khasi and Garo tribes who are known for their unique culture and traditions.Mawlynnong one of Asia’s cleanest village is also located in this state. There are unique living root bridges which cannot be seen anywhere else in the country.

Shillong is the capital city of Meghalaya and is a great hub of rock music. Shillong has several beautiful cafes and restaurants which serve superb delicious food.A Meghalaya trip ensures you a tranquil and peaceful vacation amidst the company of nature offering some stunning sights and experiences which cannot be seen elsewhere. Many places are still vastly unexplored and have not been affected by the pressures of the tourism industry.

The Meghalaya Tourism has developed tourism infrastructure over the years and ensured that the natural beauty of these places is not altered by the development.A trip to Meghalaya lets you breathe in some fresh air and cuts you off from the hustle and bustle of the city life. It is one of the treasured spots in India which surely has a whole of things to offer.

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Short Itinerary:

Day 01 Guwahati - Cherrapunjee.

Day 02: Full day activity/Sightseeing in Cherrapunjee.

Day 03: Cherrapunjee Sightseeing.

Day 04: Cherrapunjee - Mawlynnog - Dawki.

Day 05:  Dawki - Shillong

Day 06: Shillong - Guwahati.

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1 - Guwahati to Umiam Lake to Cherrapunjee(Overnight stay in Cherrapunjee)

  • We will start our Meghalaya trip by arriving at Guwahati airport in the morning.
  • We will immediately start our journey towards Cherrapunjee.
  • We will have some local cuisine for lunch on the way to Cherrapunje, Lunch at ML 05 Cafe.
  • We will stop here for some pictures and continue our journey towards Cherrapunjee.
  • On the way after lunch, you stop for a sacred forest after that stop at Mawdok Valley for tea/coffee.
  • We will reach Cherrapunjee in the evening and check into our hotel.
  • Considering that it would be a hectic day, we will have our dinner and go off to sleep early.


Day 2 - Full day activity/Sightseeing in Cherrapunjee.

  • This whole day would be reserved for sightseeing in and around Cherrapunjee.
  • Cherrapunjee is famous for receiving a large amount of rainfall over the year.
  • Cherrapunji is surrounded by lush green valleys and forests.
  • We will visit the Nohkalikai waterfalls which is a gorgeous waterfall surrounded by forests.
  • The Mawsmai Caves is located some 12 kilometers away from this place and is also part of the itinerary where you can witness some stunning natural stalactites and stalagmite formations.
  • The Arwah caves nearby is also a similar natural cave but is not so popular as the Mawsmai cave.
  • After that visit Wei Sawdong Waterfalls. 
  • There are a few other waterfalls like Seven Sister falls and rainbow falls also are located in the vicinity. We will stay at our hotel for the night.


Day 3 - Cherrapunjee Local sightseeing(Overnight stay in Cherapunjee)

  • We will wake up early and explore Cherapunjee more.
  • We will head to Double Decker Bridge in Nongriat village and you will be amused by the architectural brilliance and its reflection on the bridge.
  • Explore the village of Tyrna, Overnight stay at Cherapunjee.


Day 4 - Excursion to Dawki and Krangsuri waterfalls(Overnight stay)

  • Today we would be visiting Asia’s cleanest village.
  • After breakfast, head to Mawlynnog, Mawlynnong has been awarded as India’s cleanest village many times and has involved the whole community to keep the village clean.
  • Plastic is banned here as well. The village has a great literacy rate and involves eco-friendly approaches.
  • There is a living root bridge here as well which will require you do a small trek through the forests.
  • There is a balancing rock here as well which is a natural phenomenon of two rocks being present on top of the other.
  • After that Krangshuri waterfalls dive into bluewater. life jackets and swimming shorts are available on sight. Krangshuri is by far one of the most beautiful and accessible waterfalls in Meghalaya.
  • We will stay at Dawki for night.


Day 5 - Dawki to Shillong(Sightseeing and stay in Shillong)

  • We will start our journey from Dawki to Shillong in the morning.
  • Once we reach Shillong, we will go around doing some sightseeing.
  • In the evening we will go around exploring the markets for a round of shopping.
  • Buy all your gifts and souvenirs for your close friends and family members from here.
  • Shillong also has great cafes and restaurants serving delicious food. We will stay overnight at our hotel.


Day 6 - Early Breakfast & leave with lots of memories.

  • We will wake up early and start our day with some sumptuous breakfast.
  • This is the last of your Meghalaya trip.
  • We will check out from our hotel and then head towards Guwahati from where we will be heading back home.
  • A wonderful trip concludes here.


How to Reach Guwahati:

By Air: Guwahati Airport is situated 25 km away from the main city, links the destination with all prime Indian cities. You can easily book a cab from the airport to Guwahati.

By Train: Guwahati Railway Station, which is just 5 km away from the city centre. You can easily book a cab from the railway station to Guwahati.

By Road: The city of Guwahati is well-linked with several adjoining cities and towns. You can easily book get a bus for Guwahati from any major neighboring city or state.


  • Stay in hotel/tents on double/triple sharing basis.
  • Breakfast on all mornings of the tour.
  • Pick up & Drop off at Airport.
  • Permit, Tolls, Parking, Driver.
  • Sightseeing.


  • Personal Expenses.
  • Any Kind of insurance.
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions above.


Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellations are made within 0-30 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the our service partner will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity.
  • For all the above choices, you can transfer your tickets to your friends. We would be more than happy to have them on board and you could save your hard earned money.

Refund Policy

  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days

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