After an early breakfast, check-out from your Guwahati hotel and proceed towards Shillong. 17KMS before Shillong, you will be greeted by the spectacular sight of the Umiam Lake, locally known as Barapani. Spend some time by the side of Barapani and proceed towards Shillong town.
Shillong, also referred to as “The Scotland of the East”, is the capital city of the northeast Indian state of Meghalaya. It is a beautiful hill station, stationed approx 1525MTR / 5000FT above sea level. The town is encircled by pine forests and it enjoys light drizzles to moderate showers keeping the climate cool throughout the year. Shillong is known for its manicured gardens, walking trails, golf courses, museums, waterfalls and peaks. The forested Shillong Peak to the east of the town offers fantastic views of the city on a clear day. Interestingly, Shillong has a very western culture and it has a very young feel to it. Shillong is also famous as the music capital of India, as many prominent musicians have hailed from this place. Many music events keep happening throughout the year, making it a very lively place.
Upon reaching, visit some of the famous sightseeing spots of Shillong like Ward’s Lake, Botanical Garden, Lady Hydari Park, 18Hole Golf Course, Zoo, The State Museum, Elephant Falls &Shillong Peak. Check-in to your hotel in the evening and simply relax after a tiring day. Have dinner and stay overnight in your hotel at Shillong.