Visit Kamakhya Temple, Shillong & Cherrapunjee Tour
Visiting North-eastern part of India allows you to unlock its surreal beauty, soaring hills, verdant valley, cultural & religious magnificence along with lush floral & faunal species. The itinerary is meticulously planned with mix of essential sightseeing and activities. Kamakhya Temple, Shillong & Cherrapunjee tour is especially designed for those travelers who seeks to explore the natural, cultural and spiritual wonder of north-east India at one go.
Located at heart of Guwahati, Kamakhya temple is one major attraction and India’s most prominent temple. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Kamakhya and believed to be the oldest of the “51 Shakti Peeths”. It is perched at the top of Nilachal hill located at the western part of Guwahati. This place holds strong religious belief and have been major hub for Trantic worshipers over many years. The temple complex houses ten Mahavidyas and Kamakhya Temple is the major one.
It is believed that the Kamakhya Temple was built in 8th century and was re-build and re-designed forseveral times till 17th century. It is one of Hindus temple where sacrificial form of worship is done to please the Goddess. Hindu Devotees sacrifices goat as the offering to the Goddess. In “Ambubachi Mela”, thousands of Tantric flocks at temple to perform a grand event.
Shillong, the capital of north eastern state of Meghalaya is a picturesque hill station nestled at an altitude of 1496m. It is well-admired for the manicured garden at Lady Hydari Park. The beautiful Ward Lake is surrounded by exotic walking trails. It is renowned as India’s Scotland for its spectacular waterfalls and undulating hills surrounding it. Elephant waterfall, Shillong Peak, Shilong peak, Shillong Golf course, Lady Hydari Park, Wards Lake and Rengthiam Falls are major place to visit in Shillong.
The incredibly beautiful mountains, breathtaking waterfalls, azure lakes, beautiful golf courses, museums and the zoo are the major reasons why people visit Shillong. Beside it natural magnificence, Shilong is the major gateway to Meghalaya, the state known for heavy rainfall and repository of natural and cultural wonders.
Located at Meghalaya state, Cherrapunji is one of the wettest place on the earth and the only place in India that receives rainfall throughout the year. Located 50 km southwest of capital Shillong, the town is nestled in the East Khasi Hills. Cherrapunji in local dialects means “The Land of Orange”.
Cherrapungi is admired for the array of natural beauty that are hard to find elsewhere. With the fact of receiving rainfall throughout the year, this place is truly blessed with lush vegetation and eco-system. Cherrapungi tour allows you to explore the amazing waterfalls, parks and limestone caves which are highly attractive and admirable. Visiting the cliff of Cherrapunji offers the spectacular view of the plains of Bangladesh.
Nohkalikai waterfalls, Duble Decker living root bridge, Thangkharang Park, Mawsmai cave, Dainthlen waterfalls and Khasi Monoliths are not to miss place during Cherrapungi visit. Apart from natural wonders, this place also makes headlines for centuries old living bridges.
If you are one among the many looking for quick escape from summer, you are sure to love the visit to Khamakhya Temple, Shillong and Cherrapungi of Meghalaya state even if it is for few days.
Visit Kamakhya Temple, Shillong & Cherrapunjee
Day 01: Fly or By Bus Kathmandu to Kakarvitta and Drove to Siliguri overnight at Siliguri
Day 02: Fly or By Rail traveling to Kamakhya Mandir Guwahati overnight at Guwahati
Day 03: After Temple Visit Drive to shillong overnight at Shillong
Day 04: Drive to Cherrapunjee after visit Cherrapunjee back to Guwahati overnight at Guwahati
Day 05: Drive or Fly Back to Siliguri then Drive to Kakarvitta overnight Kakarvitta
Day 06: Drive or Fly Back to Kathmandu