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Deep inside Meghalaya - The Island of the Tribes

Explore hills inhabited by Garo, Khasi, and Jaintia tribes, soft limestone, wormhole caverns, plunging cliffs, mesmerizing landscapes and waterfalls

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Mawphanlur - Nongkhnum - Nonglwai - Mawlynbna - Nongriat - Cherrapunji Last Viewed 25 mins ago

Mawphanlur -Nongkhnum

Nongkhnum -Nonglwai


Mawlynbna -Nongriat


Transfers from Mawphanlur - Included
Transfers from Nongkhnum - Included
Transfers from Nonglwai - Included
Transfers from Mawlynbna - Included
Transfers from Nongriat - Included
Transfers from Cherrapunji - Included

Breakfast + lunch / dinner

Mawphanlur Village - Drool in the Countryside Beauty

Nongkhnum River Island - The biggest river island in Meghalaya and the second biggest river island in Asia.

Nonglwai Village - Surrounded by Khasi Hills, this little village is a must see!

Nongriat Village / Living root bridges - Utterly beautiful walking double decker bridges in Cherrapunjee

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Twin Sharing (ex-Guwahati) for INR 40000.0


1. Operator Verified Guest House | 2 Nights | 2

Mawphanlur, India View on Google Maps

2. Operator Verified Guest House | 1 Night | 2

Nongkhnum, India View on Google Maps

3. Operator Verified Guest House | 1 Night | 2

Nonglwai, India View on Google Maps

4. Operator Verified Guest House | 2 Nights | 2

Mawlynbna, India View on Google Maps

5. Operator Verified Guest House | 1 Night | 2

Nongriat, India View on Google Maps

6. Operator Verified Guest House | 1 Night | 2

Cherrapunji, India View on Google Maps

Day 1:

Guwahati - Transfer to Mawphanlu- (5 Hours)

  • Arrival at Guwahati airport in the morning.
  • Have your Lunch in Guwahati and later proceed to Mawphanlur
  • The day will be nearing an end by the time we reach Mawphanlur.
  • After reaching there we will have a small introductory session among the group with dinner and then head to beds.
  • Overnight stay in a guest-house

Day 2:

Explore Mawphanlur -

  • Enjoy your breakfast in the morning.
  • After breakfast, walk around Mawphanlur exploring the surreal landscape and water bodies. 
  • Those who are interested can indulge in cooking lunch, swimming or taking up kayaking (additional charges applicable).
  • Overnight stay in a guest house

Day 3:

Mawphanlur to Nongkhnum Island (2 Hours)-

  • Today post breakfast, we will head to Asia’s second largest river island i.e. Nongkhnum
  • Depending on our day and group’s interest, we will take a flexible route to Nongkhnum Island.
  • Either drive directly to the stay via Thum falls or driving from the other end and then hiking for 30-45 minutes via Weinia falls to reach our stay.
  • Explore the island – short treks, boat rides to waterfalls etc.
  • Overnight stay in a guest house

Day 4:

Nongkhnum Island to Nonglwai (1 Hour)-

  • In the morning, walk around the island, go for a swim, pick the strawberries, trek to the other waterfall or just chill at the beach.  
  • Post lunch, we will head to the village Nonglwai.
  • En-route, we shall visit a strawberry farm and taste the world’s best organically grown strawberries
  • At Nonglwai, we will split and find accommodation with different families.
  • Post dinner with respective families, all of us will gather with the village community to talk about their life and culture.
  • Maybe learn a few Khasi folk songs and dance together with the Khasi way. Overnight stay in a homestay.

Day 5:

Nonglwai to Mawlynbna (5 Hours)-

  • In the morning, we will visit the Orchid Conservation Initiative of the village that has over 180 different varieties of wild Orchids.
  • Later, we will head to village Mawlynbna (close to India-Bangladesh border) visiting Rilang valley and Mawkyrwat Monolith enroute.
  • En-route, we will visit Rilang valley and Mawkyrwat monoliths.
  • Mawlyngbna is a very remote and completely off the tourist map. The village can’t be located even on Google Maps. 
  • Accommodation tonight will be on the triple-sharing basis as there is a shortage of decent accommodation in the village.
  • We can pitch tents if the group vouch for it and if it’s not raining.

Day 6:

Explore Mawlyngbna-

  • After breakfast, we will head out to explore Mawlyngbna
  • Some of the places we will be doing today would be Caving, explore hidden waterfalls, go for a fossil trek (Luri Lura),
  • Visit split rock and listen to its folk's tales, kayaking (in Umkha Koi) etc.
  • Overnight stay in the guest house/camps.

Day 7:

 Mawlyngbna to Nongriat (3.5 Hours)-

  • Post breakfast we will head to Tyrna, starting point for an easy trek to Nongriat.
  • Trek to Nongriat, 1 hour, and double-decker root bridge.
  • Overnights stay in a homestay in Nongriat

Day 8:

Nongriat to Cherrapunji (2 Hours trek, 45 minutes drive)-

  • Post breakfast, we will start our trek back to Tyrna.
  • Before we start climbing the steps to Tyrna, we will trek to Rainbow falls and some secret and usually safe secret swimming pools.
  • Visit Nokhalikai falls
  • Overnights stay in Cherrapunji/Sohra

Day 9:

Departure- Cherrapunji to Guwahati (4-5 Hours)-

  • Early morning around 8 am, we will drive back to Guwahati via Shillong.
  • Expected arrival in Guwahati before 1 PM.
  • Tour ends at Guwahati
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Any City to Mawphanlur - No Transport | A/C Coach
Mawphanlur to Nongkhnum - Trek
Nongkhnum to Nonglwai - Trek
Nonglwai to Mawlynbna - Trek
Mawlynbna to Nongriat - Trek
Nongriat to Cherrapunji - Trek
Cherrapunji to Any City - No Transport
Cherrapunji - Trek
Nongriat - Trek
Mawlynbna - Trek
Nonglwai - Trek
Nongkhnum - Trek
Mawphanlur - Trek
Mawphanlur - A/C Coach
Nongkhnum - Trek
Nonglwai - Trek
Mawlynbna - Trek
Nongriat - Trek
Cherrapunji - Trek
Any City - Not Included

Breakfast + lunch / dinner

Departure Dates-

  • 8 - 16 September, 2018
  • 13 - 21 October, 2018
  • 3 - 11 November, 2018
  • 22 - 30 December, 2018

Additional Information-

  • INR 40,000 per person from Guwahati to Guwahati.
  • 10% off (INR 4,000) till March 30.
  • Please note the group size is limited to 6 people only.


  • Accommodation: 2 nights in Mawphanlur, 1 night in Nongkhnum, 1 night in Nonglwai, 2 nights in Mawlynbna, 1 night in Nongriat, 1 night in Cherrapunji
  • Transfers: AC Coach from Guwahati to Guwahati
  • Sightseeing: AC Coach/ Trek
  • Meals: All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) except for the lunch on last day

Other Inclusions-

  • All travel from Guwahati to Guwahati
  • Life straw Go water bottles. We strictly avoid purchasing plastic water bottles on the tour. 
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis except for village Mawlyngbna where it’ll be triple sharing.
  • Highly professional and friendly tour leader and a local guide
  • Permits or entrance costs required if any

Trip Highlights-

  • Mawphanlur Village 
  • Nonkhnum River Island 
  • Nonglwai Village
  • Mawlyngbna Village 
  • Nongriat Village / Living root bridges
  • Shnongpdeng Village

  • Kayaking fee (< INR 500) at Mawphanlur or Mawlyngbna or boating fee
  • Any items/service which is personal in nature like toiletries, sun protection, creams, laundry, phone calls, booze etc.
  • Any extra expenses due to delays arising from bad weather or any other unforeseen reasons.
  • Any medical expenses
  • Any other expenses of any nature not mentioned in the Inclusions section

Following fee will be deducted upon cancellation –

  • Before 60 days trip departure date: 10% of the trip cost
  • Between 60-46 days before trip departure date: 30% of the trip cost
  • Between 45-30 days before trip departure date: 50% of the trip cost
  • Between 30-15 days before trip departure date: 75% of the trip cost
  • Less than 15 days before the trip departure date: No refund

To be confirmed at the time of booking.

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