Dear All

We @ Shikhar Vedh has planned to experience the Meghalaya Backpacking Tour !!! 

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BATCH DATES !!!

B1: 12 – 19 October 2019
B2: 19 – 26 October 2019
B3: 26 Oct – 2 November 2019

Tour Fees Rs. 20000/- per Head which includes

1) Pick up & drop to Guwahati

2) Vehicle for internal travel

3) Food expenses Breakfast & Dinner (Lunch excluded)

4) Accommodation on triple sharing basis in Hotels & Home-stay

5) All Permit & Entry fees wherever applicable (Except Camera Fee)

6) Shikhar Vedh Administrative Charges

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Travel Suggestion :-

Day 1: Arrive @ Guwahati Airport / Railway station by 1 pm latest

Day 8: Book your flight / train for Guwahati after 1 pm

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Meghalaya- The Abode of the Clouds !!! 

A dreamland : ‘Meghalaya’ is a Sanskrit term which denotes ‘abode of clouds’. As its name reflects here clouds have a tendency to settle on the surface whereas you will discover yourself up above the clouds. Meghalaya is also known as the land of the living root bridges and numerous natural swimming pools, crystal clear water. The state is filled with gushing waterfalls, breath-taking trails and life in the woods is an ideal trip for individuals in quest of beauty and serenity. Cherrapunji bestows one of the most picturesque settings, receives the maximum rainfall in the world.

Major Highlights of the offbeat tour !!!

Amazing man-made & natural wonders of Living Root Bridge

Natural swimming pools deep the valleys

The beautiful Umiam Lake

The Nohkalikai Falls, Arwah Caves and Mawsmai Caves @ Cherrapunji

Cleanest Village of Asia Mawlynnong

Dawki – Indo – Bangladesh Border

Transparent waters of Umngot river @ Shnongpodeng

Itinerary

Day 1: Saturday:- Guwahati – Shillong Drive

Meet the team @ Guwahati Airport by 12:30 Hrs

Drive to Shillong – capital of Meghalaya

En-route visit Umiam Lake or Barapani – picturesque destination

Evening arrival @ Hotel & Relax

Day 2: Sunday:- Sohra – Tyrna – Nongriat

The journey to Nongriat village to see the Double decker living root bridge is an unmissable Meghalaya experience.

A trek to remember (Abt 3600 steps i.e 2 hours each way)

Hike to the Rainbow Falls in the afternoon (~ 1 hr trek). Spend the night around a bonfire and a homestay @ Nongriat village deep in the valley

Day 3: Monday:- Nongriat  - Cherrapunjee

Early wake up for upward trek to Tyrna village by 10 am

Reach Sohra by 12 noon

Post Lunch … Cherrapunjee sightseeing

The Nohkalikai Falls, seven sister falls, Arwah Caves and Mawsmai Caves, Ramkrishna Mission

Overnight @ Cherrapunjee

Day 4: Tuesday:- Mawlynnong – Dawki – Shnongpodeng

Leave early to visit ‘Asia’s cleanest village’ Mawlynnong

Further move to  Indo-Bangladesh border town of Dawki … A town famous for its magnificently clear river waters

Next move to Shnongpodeng … Engage for adventure activities like Kayaking, Cliff Jumping, Snorkeling etc

Overnight @ Shnongpodeng Homestay

Day 5: Wednesday:-  Shnongpodeng  – Shillong

Visit Krang Suri Waterfalls

Drive to Shillong for overnight stay

Day 6 : Thursday: Shillong Exploration

Full Day Shillong sightseeing

Visit Laitlum Canyons is a little-explored haven of the mountainous state of Meghalaya

Air Force Museum, Elephant Falls & Many More

Overnight @ Hotel

Day 7: Friday:- Shillong – Mawphlang – Mawsynram – Shillong 

A quick journey from Shillong, this 1000 year old sacred grove has stood the test of time thanks to being worshipped by the chiefs and inhabitants of its village, whose traditions have made cutting down trees akin to a grave sin.

Next is Mawsynram, the wettest place on earth.

Overnight @ Shillong

Day 8 : Saturday : Shillong – Guwahati

Post Breakfast, Drive to Guwahati …

Drop @ Guwahati Airport to catch flight back home

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Tour Fees Rs. 20000/- per Head which includes

1) Pick up & drop to Guwahati

2) Vehicle for internal travel

3) Food expenses Breakfast & Dinner (Lunch excluded)

4) Accommodation on triple sharing basis in Hotels & Home-stay

5) All Permit & Entry fees wherever applicable (Except Camera Fee)

6) Shikhar Vedh Administrative Charges

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Deposit Adv Rs. 12000/- per head (Non-refundable) on following A/c for Travel / Hotel booking

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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL
ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464
 
Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

Ifsc code: ICIC0000268
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Googlepay : 9702121373

Paytm : 9869369836

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Things To Carry:-
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Valid Identity proof (Passport / Voted ID) with 5 photocopies (A must)

5 passport size colour photographs (A must)

A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) (A must)
1 torch (a must) with spare batteries ( a must)
Rain-cheater / Poncho (a must)

Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)

Toiletries ( Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Moisturizer, Sunscreen etc)
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, biscuits etc.
Extra Pair of clothes,
Good trekking shoes preferably ACTION,
Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages, personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection)

A haversack to put all these things
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For confirmation, do call on below no or reply here

Jagdish Patil : 09702121373 / 09869369836
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