6 days of backpacking across meghalaya

Guwahati -> Shillong -> Cherrapunjee ->

   Mawlynnong -> Dawki -> Guwahati

Explore Meghalaya with us on our epic journey! Travel along Shillong, Cherrapunjee and Dawki. Trek to the Double-decker living root bridge, Camp along the Dawki river, climb unnamed falls, stroll through pretty streets and enjoy the local cuisine and culture.  
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OVERVIEW

Explore Meghalaya - The Abode Of Clouds! 
Join us on our epic adventure of “6 Days of Backpacking in Meghalaya”

The best time to visit Meghalaya is between the months of October to April. The temperature ranges from 15-degree to 25-degree Celcius.

WHY YOU SHOULD GO ON THIS TRIP?

  • Take just two leaves and get to spend six days along with a rest day.

26,27 October- weekend

28,29 October - Diwali leaves

30,31 October - Take leave

1 November(Karnataka Rajotyasava)- rest day

  • We have you covered from Guwahati to Guwahati. Transportation, stay trek cost and all breakfasts.       

  • We will be exploring the unexplored side of Meghalaya, discovering beautiful unnamed falls and strolling the streets. 

  • “Double Decker Living Root Bridge” is a bridge formed by the roots of a living tree. Nature’s spectacular phenomenon that you must visit. We will be camping by the bridge.

  • Mawmluh caves are limestone formations, a treat to venture into. We will be caving through them for 3.5km. Put on your helmets and get ready to get dirty!

  • Mawlynnong village is Asia's cleanest village. Experience the culture of Meghalaya in this village with authentic cuisine and interactions with the locals. Please make sure you leave it clean.

  • Stay at Cherrapunji- The wettest place on earth. Enjoy the pleasant weather and visit the Nokalikal fall.

  • Camping beside Dawki river with crystal clear water views. Also, go on a boat ride.   

  • Get views of the Indo-Bangladesh border from Meghalaya.

  • Indulge in adrenaline-pumping adventure activities such as zip-lining and cliff jumping.

  • Visit Laithlum Grand Canyon - a blanket of green all over and from the edge, you can see cloud-cover through the depths of the valley. You can witness why Meghalaya is known as the “ABODE OF  CLOUDS”.  

  • Shillong is known for its music culture, explore the cafes around to find bands playing rock music. 

What more are you looking for? Pack your backpacks and join us!

For more details about the trip or customization of dates, you can mail us at contact@wanderingninjas.com

We will get in touch with you ASAP.

6 Days|5 Nights

 

 

PLACES COVERED

  1. Umiam Lake

  2. Mawphlang Sacred Forest

  3. Khasi Heritage Village

  4. Laithlum Great Canyons

  5. Mawmluh Caves

  6. Nokalikai Falls

  7. Double Decker Living Bridge Trek

  8. Rainbow Falls Trek

  9. Mawlynnong Village

  10. Dawki

  11. Indo-Bangladesh border.

  12. Darrang adventure activities

ITINERARY

Day 1

PICKUP FROM GUWAHATI TO SHILLONG

Note: Book flights which reach Guwahati by 12 pm

Day 2

Meet and Greet @ Guwahati Airport.

Post Lunch proceed to Shillong.

Visit  Umiam Lake - Boating activities.

Upon arrival at Shillong, check-in to the hotel.

Evening leisure.

Suggested: Explore cafes to enjoy the music culture at Shillong.

NIGHT STAY AT SHILLONG

HOTEL NAME: TRAVELLERS INN OR SIMILAR

FOOD: BREAKFAST

SHILLONG - LAITHLUM - MAWPHLANG - CHERRAPUNJEE

 

After Breakfast drive to Mawphlang.

Visit the Khasi Heritage village and sacred forest.

Post Lunch visit Laitlum great canyons.

Drive to Cherrapunjee.

Suggested: Hang out with trip mates, share stories and participate in games.

NIGHT STAY AT CHERRAPUNJEE

HOTEL NAME: HOMESTAY

FOOD: BREAKFAST

MAWMLUH CAVING & CHERRAPUNJEE SIGHTSEEING

Note: claustrophobic people can avoid this activity.

INCLUSIONS

VEHICLE WITH PROFESSIONAL DRIVER (TEMPO TRAVELLER )

DRIVER EXPENSES & FUEL CHARGES ( PICKUP AND DROP SERVICES )

CAVING IN MAWMLUH CAVES ( ALL CAVING EQUIPMENT AND GUIDE )

TRIPLE SHARING ROOM WITH BREAKFAST / EXTRA BED CHARGES

BREAKFAST AND DINNER INCLUDING AT CAMP

BOAT TRANSFER TO THE CAMPSITE

DOUBLE DECKER AND RAINBOW FALL GUIDE CHARGE

ALL APPLICABLE TAXES ARE INCLUDES

EXCLUSIONS

LUNCH AND DINNER

WATER ACTIVITY CHARGES ( LIKE BOATING)

ALL ENTRY FEES OF PLACES AND PARKS

ROOM HEATER COSTS ( IT WILL BE PAID TO HOTEL DIRECTLY BY CLIENT )

PARKING CHARGES FOR CITY TOUR

CAMERA CHARGES IF APPLICABLE

ANY COST ARISING DUE TO NATURAL CALAMITIES LIKE, LANDSLIDES ROAD BLOCKS ETC TO BE BORNE BY THE CLIENT DIRECTLY ON THE SPOT.

INSURANCE/ANY OTHER SERVICES ARE NOT MENTIONED IN INCLUSIONS

FLIGHT/TRAIN CHARGES ARE NOT INCLUDED.

WHY TRAVEL WITH WANDERING NINJAS ?

  1. We curate the best itineraries that have an ideal mix of adventure, nature, and fun at a very affordable price.

  2. Highly trained trek leads who have experience with Himalayan trekking conditions and terrain will be accompanying you for the trip along with a local guide who knows in and out of the land.

  3. The group is a maximum of 15 people - Wanderers who want to explore the world. We try to maintain a good ratio of boys and girls. Join Us and I'm sure you would make bring back great friends and travel stories.

  4. Comfortable transport and stay. Mostly amongst nature.

  5. Good food. We try to customize your food as much as possible but it's our advice to try out the local cuisine to enrich the whole experience.

  6. Our leaders are also trained with basic photography skills. All your happy moments will be captured and shared to you.

Day 3

After breakfast drive to Mawmluh caves for caving.

Put on your helmets and get ready to get dirty! Crawl your way through 3.5km of the caves.

Post lunch sightseeing visit Nokalikai falls and seven sisters fall.

Suggested: Explore cafes to enjoy the music culture at Shillong.

NIGHT STAY AT CHERRAPUNJEE

HOTEL: HOMESTAY

FOOD: BREAKFAST

DOUBLE DECKER LIVING ROOT BRIDGE TREK

Note: 3000+ steps up and down climb (DOWN – DAY 4 & CLIMB – DAY 5).

Day 4

After breakfast drive to Mawmluh caves for caving.

Put on your helmets and get ready to get dirty! Crawl your way through 3.5km of the caves.

Post lunch sightseeing visit Nokalikai falls and seven sisters fall.

Suggested: Carry a small backpack with a day's luggage.

NIGHT STAY AT NONGRIAT

HOTEL: HOMESTAY

FOOD: BREAKFAST

Day 5

SHILLONG TO MAWLYNNONG & DAWKI

Note: Mawlynnong is the cleanest village in Asia. Please keep it Clean

Day 6

After breakfast drive to Mawlynnong village.

Visit Living root bridge balancing rock and sky viewpoint of the Indo-Bangladesh border.

Post lunch go to Dawki and enjoy a boat ride in the crystal clear river Umngot.

Suggested: Carry a small backpack with a day's luggage.

NIGHT STAY AT DARRANG CAMP(TENTS)

FOOD: BREAKFAST AND DINNER

DARRANG –SHONGPODENG-DEPARTURE

Note: Book flights which depart from Guwahati post 6 pm

After breakfast drive to Shongpodeng for adventure activities such as ziplining and cliff diving.

Post that drive to Guwahati airport.

Suggested: Try ziplining across four lines in the valleys.