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Wet And Wild Meghalaya
Old World Trails

From jungle walks to exciting river activities to kayaking on picturesque lakes and manmade wonders - this trip has all the makings of a blockbuster

Accomdations

Eco Resorts
Home Stays
Hi Altitude Nature Camp

Service Level

Standard

Transportation

Shared
Private

Food

Vegetarian
Non Veg

Age

Max 60 years

Difficulty

Medium

Fitness Guide

Should be able to hike, walk, climb steep incline/ decline routes with a light day pack.

Who is this tour for?

Solo Men, Solo Women, Young Age Couple, Middle Age Couple , Group of Couples, Group of Singles
Tour Map

Tour Experience

Get a taste of the happy life. Yes this tour calls out to the child in you. Camping by the lakes, jamming with a
band, boating , diving off cliffs in to the clear blue. Authentic adventure awaits!

  • Explore Nongkhnum - Asia’s second largest river island
  • Stay in Nongriat- the village where the living root bridges thrive
  • Canyoning on the river in Mawlyngbna
  • Zip-lining
  • Kayaking
  • A night of jamming in Cherrapunjee- Interact with a local band
  • Taste Authentic Khasi Cuisine
  • Stay in boutique cottages in Cherrapunjee

6N/ 7D

Next Departures:
  • Jun 06, 2020
  • Jun 20, 2020

You will be doing:

Hiking
Trekking
River Rafting
Kayaking
Fishing
Photography
Village Walk
Neighbourhood Walk
Lake Boat Ride
Soft Water Sports
Village Stay

You will be experiencing:

Nature
Culture
Treks
Water Activities
Local Sightseeing
Responsible Tourism

Itinerary

1 Mawphanlur

Simple, Minimalistic, Happy. This is Mawphanlur for you.

Mawphanlur in all has a population of about 200 souls, one can find simple cottages, kitchen area and a dining set up - a perfect example of letting nature do what it does best, mesmerise people. They have also have a few kayaks and pedal boats in one of the many ponds which surround the village ,where family, friends and even enemies can relax and chill over still waters.

  • Guwahati
  • Mawphanlur
132 km None
0
Mawphanlur
Cottage
Kayaking, Village Walk, Photography, Lake Boat Ride, Soft Water Sports
Nature, Local Sightseeing, Culture
Dinner

2 Nongkhnum

If you had a lunch date, this is the place you had want to be. We drive from Mawphanlur to Nongkhnum and hike to one of three water falls which inhabit this island . Once we reach the Kshaid Weinia waterfall , we finish lunch at this surreal place and hike back through the meadows to reach our vehicles for yet another long drive ahead.

The place we are headed too after Nongkhnum was home to the Dino's, who knows one of you might just happen to meet one in spirit!

  • Mawphanlur
  • Nongkhnum Island
  • Mawlyngbna
148 km 4 km
0
Mawlyngbna
Camps, Cottage
Hiking, Jungle Walk, Photography, Water-Falls
Nature, , Water Activities, Responsible Tourism
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

3 Mawlyngbna

A small trek to Lew Luri Lura will start the day. According to local folklore, Lew Luri Lura which was a marketplace for animals thousands of years back, during a time when animals could speak. The depressions are believed to be footprints of the large animals.

The village is filled with serene spots in the jungle and some interesting fossils. Mawlyngbna is our favourite summer/ monsoon retreat. If you grew up in Mawlyngbna, you would never need an adventure park in your life.

Once the canyoning is over, get your kayak and relax over the still waters, then
go ziplining, and if you have energy left then dive into the waters of the Um-kha -
koi.

None 4 km
0
Mawlyngbna
Camps, Cottage
Hiking, Swimming, Canoeing, Photography, Jungle Walk, Fossil Watching, Zip Lining
Nature, Water Activities, Village Life, , Responsible Tourism
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

4 Nongriat

We head off to the village of Tyrna, it is from here we start our hike to the world renowned man made wonder-Double Decker Living Root Bridges.

The hike is steep, like climbing up a sky scrapper with 100 floors , once you get to the top the view and the surroundings are as pristine and humbling. Once you reach the top catch your breathe, take a dip in the stream and relax.

From here we continue to trek to Nongriat which is our stop for the next two nights

  • Mawlyngbna
  • Tyrna
103 km 5 km
0
Nongriat
Home Stays, Roof top tents
Hiking, Jungle Walk, Photography, Village Stay
Nature, Responsible Tourism, Village Life
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

5 Living Root Bridges

The early bird catches the worm! We start the day at 6 am to spend quality time at the living root bridges. Once you reach the spot sit by the stream and enjoy a natural fish pedicure.

Around 8 am we further head to Rainbow Falls. We head back to the living root bridges, cool off in the pool near the living root bridges agter which we head for our homestay.

None 5 km
0
Nongriat
Home Stays, Roof top tents
Trekking, Water-Falls
Nature
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

6 Cherrapunji

We trek back to Tyrna village to our awaiting vehicles.This will be our last trek on this trip. On reaching Cherrapunji we check in to our handpicked resort and sink in to the soft beds for a well deserved rest.

Towards the evening get dressed for a personal rock concert with the local boys. Both the boys are well accomplished music artists who have performed at The Ziro music festival

  • Tyrna
  • Cherrapunjee
20 km 6 km
0
Cherrapunji
Eco Resorts
Jungle Walk, Photography
Nature, , Culture
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

7 ADIEU

We whisper a fond ADIEU before we depart for Guwahati from Cherrapunji.

  • Cherrapunji
  • Guwahati Airport
167 km None
0

Inclusions

  • Stay in comfortable, clean and hygienic accommodation(twin/triple sharing)
  • River canyoning, zip lining, kayaking in Mawlyngbn
  • Transport to and from Guwahati airport in Swift Dzire/Innova/ Force Traveller
  • Breakfast & Dinner on all days
  • Lunch on day 4 and 5 in Nongriat
  • Tour Leader
  • Parking and toll charges
  • Driver allowance, food and accommodation
  • All taxes

Exclusions

  • Airfare charges
  • All food & beverages costs apart from the ones mentioned above
  • Any camera fees
  • Hotel & driver tips (since the locals earn low wages, your tips will show your appreciation)
  • Entry ticket fees to Museums, Parks, etc
  • Any personal expenditure (Toiletries, medicines, etc.)
  • Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary/ stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Inclusions”

Advisory

  • This trip contains short, steep jungle treks
  • This is a guided tour with a guide from accompanying you till the completion of the trip
  • Please carry Govt. ID’s

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Accomodations
From unique home stays and hotels to sleeping moored under the stars in a tranquil bay, our options will provide you with the most authentic experience possible

Dates and Prices

Duration Price for Couple Price for Single Price per Child

From Jun 06, 2020
To Jun 12, 2020

Peak Season

₹54500/-
₹28504/-
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From Jun 20, 2020
To Jun 26, 2020

Peak Season

₹54500/-
₹28504/-
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