Day 2 : guwahati to shillong
On day 2 after breakfast drive to Shillong. Shillong has rightly earned the sobriquet of "Scotland of the East" owing to
the rolling hills, beautiful scenery and climate and proceed to Shillong capital of the state of Meghalaya and home to the
Khasi tribe. On the way you will visit the beautiful Umiam Lake, a major tourist attraction located just before entering
Here you can do –
• Boating: A leisure boat ride should never be missed at Umiam Lake. The sight of the serene waters of the reservoir,
the lush green forests that surround the lake under the enchanting skies is truly exhilarating. Boating is one of the most
preferred activities in the region and visitors can choose between Group, Family, Couple and Solo boat rides between
9:00 AM and 05:00 PM.
• Water sports: can satisfy their craving for adventure sports at the Water Sports Complex by the Umiam Lake that has
provisions for Solo boating, Angling, Kayaking and Water Skiing. Evening go for visit:
• Cathedral Catholic Church- Cathedral Catholic Church, also known as the Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians, is a
beautiful shrine located in the heart of Shillong.
• Ward’s lake - It has a beautifully landscape view around the lake, which offers the visitors to enjoy boating here on the
placid waters of the lake. Also known as Pollock’s Lake
• Lady Hydari Park - The most important feature and the first thing you’ll notice as you enter this park is that it is
designed in a Japanese garden style.
• Don Bosco Museum - Don Bosco Museum in Shillong is a major tourists’ spot providing a glimpse of the rich and multicultural lifestyles of the indigenous peoples of North East India.
• Botanical Garden - Botanical Garden is one of the most famous attractions in Shillong. This Botanical garden houses an
amazing collection of rare orchids and plantations.
• Laitlum – Laitlum Canyons is a little-explored yet enthralling tourist spot known for its sublime natural beauty. The
word Laitlum means ’The end of hills’ and this beautiful hilltop appears to be true to its name. Also referred to as the
’Smit Valley’ by the locals, the hilltop overlooks breathtaking landscapes which include undulating verdant hills,
sprawling bamboo plantations and colourful beds of orchids. The canyon is covered with a white misty blanket and is
known for the best bird’s eye view of Shillong.