Shillong is one among the best known tourist spots in north-east India. Alluring lakes, lush green forests, picturesque waterfalls and wild life present in this exotic place makes it a favorite destination of nature lovers.
Shillong, the capital city of Meghalaya is one among the best known tourist spots in north-east India. Alluring lakes, lush green forests, picturesque waterfalls and varied wild life present in this exotic place makes it a favorite destination of nature lovers. This fabulous land situated at an average elevation of 1500 m attracts visitors from all over the world. Temperate climate and beautiful hill roads enclosed by tall pine trees presents a feast for visitors. Shillong, due to striking beauty of flora and fauna is also referred as 'Scotland of the East'. City got its name from 'Leishyllong' - God who is believed to reside on the Shillong peak. Great culture and heritage of this hilly city composed with tribes like Jaintia, Garo and Khasi add glitters to the shining beauty of place. Following is the itinerary of an interesting Shillong holiday package covering top tourist destinations within four days duration.
Day 01: After arrival at Guwahati airport, representatives from tourism department will transfer you to pre booked hotel in Shillong. Refresh, have dinner and stay overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Post breakfast from hotel, Shillong holiday package will start its trip by visiting Ward Lake. It is a horse shoe shaped artificial lake situated near Raj Bhawan. Fabulous view of bridge over Ward Lake pleases all eyes. Leisure activities like boat riding provided in this area widens the interest of tourists. Beautiful botanical garden and the Governor House enclosed by pine trees are two prime attractions in Ward Lake. Next, tour trip will move on to famous Lady Hydari Park. You can reach this destination by traveling 1 km from Ward Lake. Wonderful collections of best grown and bred rose beds present in Lady Hydari Park add glitters to the beauty of park. It also beholds a mini zoo clubbed with a deer park. After viewing Lady Hyadri Park, tour trip will return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 03: Third day of Shillong holiday package first focus its attention on famous Butterfly Museum. It is located at Riatsamthiah which is nearly 1 km distance from Shillong city.
Here you can find an exotic collection of mounted butterflies and beetles from India and abroad. This museum was inaugurated in an effort to conserve many rare species of butterflies. After viewing Butterfly museum, tour trip will now move on to Shillong Peak. It is situated at 10 km from Shillong city and rises about 1960 m in height. At present, Shillong Peak is under the Air Force administration. This enchanting highest point in the state with gorgeous natural beauty is also referred as 'Abode of the Gods'. Elephant Falls is another destination covered in Shillong holiday package. Stunning view of two high falls surrounded by fern covered rocks captivates all eyes. In the late evening, tour trip will return to hotel. Dinner and overnight stay will be provided at hotel.
Day 04: After enjoying morning breakfast from hotel, representatives from tourism department will assist you back to Guwahati Airport for your return journey to home. Exclusive journey of Shillong holiday package comes to an end here with everlasting memories.