Khatar Shnong Trek & Root Bridges Trek, Meghalaya
Trekking in the Abode of Clouds , Meghalaya is always an unique experience for the Nature Lovers. Khata Shnong is a cluster of villages located about 50kms from Shillong.. One can enjoy the trekking through some thick forests, traditional villages, and beautiful river and get to know the village people or their style of living.
Then have the experience of trekking to Root Bridges in Cherrapunji, the Wettest Land on Earth.
Duration: 6 Nights/7 days
Best Time: November to April
Minimum Persons: 2 heads
Maximum persons: 10 heads
- Camping at Khasi Villages
- Trek through thick forests
- Panoramic view of Khasi Hills
- Trek to Single Decker Root Bridge
Day 1: Guwahati – Shillong (4 hrs drive)
Our tour manager will welcome you at the Guwahati Airport and directly transfer to Shillong. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 2: Shillong – Khatar Shnong ( 3 hrs approx. then start Trek)
After breakfast we drive down to Khatar Shnong in the morning, we disembark where the road ends at a place called Mawtujuh.
From here we trek down to the village which is abut 30mins to 1 hr walk depending on how fast we’re going. At the village we have lunch and then just go around the village meeting people checking it out.
Overnight stay at tent/home stay.
Day 3: Khatar Shnong – Sder ( Trek)
After breakfast trek down to the river. Depending on which route is taken, it should take about 2-3 hrs. Along the way there are root bridges that we will pass by. Down at the river we could do a little bit of fishing, have lunch and head on back afterwards taking a different route. Here we could stop by at villages along the way, from the river we travel
uphill to another village called Sder where we put up for the night and have dinner.
Overnight stay at tent/home stay. .
Day 4: Sder -Mawtujuh – Cherrapunji ( Trek then Drive)
After breakfast start trekking to Mawtujuh (where the road ends). This is a different route and usually takes about 4 to 5hrs. We have lunch along the way. We reach Mawtujuh by afternoon where the vehicles will be waiting for us and head on to Cherrapunji.
Overnight in Cherrapunji.
Day 5: At Cherrapunjee
After early breakfast start trek to Single Decker Living Root Bridge (Around 2 hours). Then move to Double Decker Root Bridge. Lunch on the way. By evening back to Hotel/Resort. Overnight.
Day 6: Cherrapunji–Guwahati
After breakfast move to Guwahati. En-route visits Shillong Peak, Elephant falls. By evening check in hotel and overnight in Guwahati.
Day 7: To Guwahati Airport
On this day as per flight schedule move to Guwahati Airport for onward journey.