After the recent rains the forest is green, moist and welcoming giving you the feeling of a being wrapped in a picture post card .The flora and fauna is abundant and the streams are full of gurgling water . The fragrance of petrichor lingers along the forest paths ,the air is light and crisp, the fruits are fresh and people await with smiles to welcome you - oh what a life !
Note: We encourage responsible tourism. Practice these guidelines while on a trip!
Age18 to 70 years
Note: This is a group tour. Minimum group size is 12 people
Dive in to this experience and be sure to come out satiated. After the recent rains the forest is green and moist giving you the feeling of a being in a picture post card . The flora and fauna is abundant and the streams are full of gurgling water . The air is light and crisp and the fruits are fresh, oh what a life !
- Guided river canyoning session
- Waterfall chasing
- Explore recreational kayaking
- Hike to the mouth of Nohakalikai waterfalls
- Experience local musicians play traditional Khasi instruments
- Country boat ride on the Unmgot river
- Cliff jumping on the Unmgot river
- Private Transport
- Guided adventure
- Trip Lead
4N/ 5DDeparture: Fixed
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Travel notes of the day
Today is the only night we will be staying in the township. We should reach Shillong with ample time to explore the place. For those of you who aren't aware Shillong is known as the rock capital of India. Spend time exploring the food and music scene
Welcome to the North East, if this is your first trip you will notice that the Assam and Meghalaya borders are just a hop and skip across the divider of the road. I for one cannot wait to leave the plains of Guwahati and head to the autumn skies of Meghalaya. The sight of the green forests , crystal clear streams, thick canopies makes me a impatient but the once the journey begins Its easy to get absorbed in to the many sights and silences along the way !
Travel notes of the day
Did you know Mawlyngbna has 900 residents as of 2019. This is a matrilineal society with wealth and property passed from mother to daughters who also keep the others surname. Known for its cleanliness the waste management system here is organised and upset- something for all of us to learn and implement
Make sure we are up and about early so we make most of the destination we are headed too. Make no mistake there is a lot to learn and appreciate about the community and its initiatives in the area, but this is not that kind of trip ! We are going to explore the best of what nature has to offer in Mawlyngbna.
Today is all about exploring hidden nature. Hikes, Swims, Hidden Waterfalls, Natural winding streams , tropical forest and living amusement parks are todays flavour.
Travel notes of the day
The village has 3 functional double decker living root bridges. The ingenuity of this craft was covered in 2008 by the BBC and other world renowned broadcast channels. The village is separated by 3000 steps from its neighbouring village of Tyrna
Nongriat is one of the few settlements which still does not (thankfully) have a motor able road hence preserving its atmosphere and authenticity. This path leads you to the fairy tale village of Nongriat. Nongriat is home to the double decker living root bridges of the region. Nature has provided in abundance to this fairy tale village, gurgling streams, fresh air, crystal blue pools, green forests with colourful flora and fauna - oh our hearts are full with its beauty.
Waking up to the company of clouds , gurgling streams, smiling faces can be quite an experience. Our local guides will show you the lay of the land its hidden treasures . One can understand the intricate secrets and listen to the inside stories of it all came to be. Thereafter we hike to Rainbow falls for a swim after which we hike to Sohra through a hidden forest route which takes us to the mouth of Nohkalikai waterfalls also having the reputation of the tallest plunge in the country.
Once we reach Sohra gather around a born fire and exchange stories of your experiences .
- Rainbow falls
- Tyrna Village
Travel notes of the day
If you wish to continue the trip - we are headed to Arunachal Pradesh from here- Just drop us a line and we will appraise you about the next leg of this journey.
After a sumptuous breakfast , stretch your legs, go around Sohra and leave for Guwahati. Its a 5-6 hour drive depending in traffic and road conditions. Depending on your mode of transport back home you will be dropped of to the airport of the railway station.
- Twin Sharing accommodation for the duration of the trip
- Breakfast on all days
- All activities at Mawlyngbna
- River Canoeing, Kayaking, Cliff Jumping , Split Rock cave Hike, Waterfall trek
- Transport from Guwahati - Guwahati
- E-Pass for Meghalaya
- Local guides
- Trip lead
- Entry fees to all sigh seeing spots asper program
- Lunch on Day 2, 4
- Dinner on Day 3, 4
- Shopping Expenses
- Dinner on Day 1,2 and 5
- Lunch ion Day 3, 5
- Cost occurring due to any change in itinerary or stay due to flight cancellation, bad weather ill health , road blocks or factors beyond our control
Frequently Asked Questions :
Q. When should I book flights / trains
Be sure to land in Guwahati by 10: 30 AM - Th trip starts from Guwahati at 11 AM on Day 1
Q. When should the return flight be booked
Post 7:30 PM on Day 5 as we will reach Guwahati at 6:00 PM
Q. What about RT/PCR
If you are double vaccinated you need not have a RTPCR test done
Q. What kind of accommodations on the trip
We will be staying at homestay, guest houses, eco-resorts. The theme is clean, hygienic and comfortable
Q. What about Room Sharing
The rooms are on twin sharing basis, if you are a solo traveller you will be paired with solo traveller of the same gender
Q. Things to pack for the trip
we will be sharing a packing list once you enrol for the trip
Cancellation / Refund Policy
Due to COVID Protocols
If the trip gets canceled due to COVID protocols, and there is a restriction in travel, we'll be able to refund you 75% of the deposit right away and 25% will be kept as a credit shell which can be redeemed at any time in the future (No expiry), this credit is also transferrable and can be used by any friends/family at any given date.
General Refund Policy:
- For cancellations made prior 30 days of the event,half of the booking amount will be retained.
- 29 days prior to the starting date of the trip - 50% refund of total amount paid.
- 15 days prior to the starting date of the trip - 25% refund of the total amount paid.
- 7 days or less prior to starting date of the trip - No refund
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