Meghalaya also offers many adventure tourism opportunities in the form of mountaineering, rock climbing, trekking, and hiking, caving (spelunking) and water sports. The state offers several trekking routes, some of which also afford an opportunity to encounter rare animals.
Day 1: Arrival in Guwahati
Arrive in Guwahati and check-in at your hotel.
Visit the Kamakhya Temple, a prominent Hindu pilgrimage site dedicated to Goddess Kamakhya.
Enjoy a sunset cruise on the Brahmaputra River.
Day 2: Guwahati Sightseeing and Transfer to Shillong
Explore Guwahati's attractions, including the Assam State Museum and Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra.
After sightseeing, depart for Shillong, which is about a 3 to 4-hour drive from Guwahati.
On the way, visit the beautiful Umiam Lake, also known as Barapani.
Arrive in Shillong, check-in at your hotel, and relax for the night.
Day 3: Shillong Sightseeing and Transfer to Cherrapunji
Explore Shillong's popular sights, such as the Elephant Falls, Ward's Lake, and Lady Hydari Park.
Visit the Don Bosco Museum to learn about the indigenous cultures of Northeast India.
In the afternoon, depart for Cherrapunji, which is approximately a 2 to 3-hour drive from Shillong.
Visit Nohkalikai Falls, the tallest plunge waterfall in India, and other attractions.
Spend the night in Cherrapunji.
Day 4: Cherrapunji Sightseeing and Return to Guwahati
Explore more of Cherrapunji's natural wonders, including Mawsmai Cave and Seven Sisters Falls.
After sightseeing, drive back to Guwahati, which takes around 4 to 5 hours.
If time permits, you can visit the Umananda Temple, situated on Peacock Island in the Brahmaputra River.
Day 5: Departure from Guwahati
Depending on your departure schedule, you can explore more of Guwahati or proceed to the airport/railway station for your onward journey