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7 Days backpacker blueprint: Assam & Meghalaya

Here is The Land Of Wanderlust’s blueprint to a backpacking road trip around the North Eastern states of Assam and Meghalaya. In Assam, we will backpack to Majuli, the largest river island in the world and Kaziranga National Park – the home of the one horn rhino. While in Meghalaya, we will make Shillong our base and visit the cleanest village in Asia and the living root bridge.

TRIP DATES: 22nd – 28th Oct ’18 | 17th – 23rd Nov ’18 | 10th -16th Dec’18

TRIP COST: Rs 16,000 + 5% GST = Rs 16,800/-


  • Accommodation. (3 to 6 based on room size)
  • Travel.
  • Entry Fee.
  • Permits.


  • Food.
  • Air-fare to and from Guwahati.

Only on payment of 50% of the trip cost will a seat be confirmed.

This road trip will have a minimum of six backpacker.

For more information please contact us on the phone numbers mentioned below:

tlow office  :+91 8454961928

TLOW Office 2:  +91 9004594935

Or mail us at: info@tlow.in

Must have things:
• Backpack.
• Four Passport size photographs.
• Valid ID proof with photo and address. (No Pan Card)
Essentials to carry

Terms & Conditions

Day 1:

  • Reach Guwahati at Paltan Bazaar by 13:00 HRS.
  • Board a bus to Kaziranga National Park. (193km = 4 hours)
  • Reach by 19:00 HRS and check into a guest house.
  • Spend the evening at leisure.

Day 2:

  • Leave for an early morning jeep safari in Kaziranga National Park and spot the one horned rhino of Assam.
  • Post breakfast, leave for Majuli– the largest river island in the world.
  • Reach Jorhat by bus and take a two hour ferry ride from Nemati Ghat to Kamlabari at Majuli.
  • Check in to a tribal bamboo hut home stay.
  • Spend the rest of the day exploring the nearby villages.

Day 3:

  • After breakfast, visit the villages of the Missing tribe, Deori tribe and Sunuwal Kosari tribe and try the local rice beer first hand.
  • Post lunch, leave for Jorhat and then an overnight bus/train ride to Guwahati around 19:00 HRS.

Day 4:

  • Arrive at Guwahati early in the morning and hop onto a shared jeep to Shillong. (99km = 3.5 hours)
  • Reach Shillong by 10:00 HRS and check into a guest house.
  • Post lunch, leave for local site seeing and visit Wards Lake, Butterfly Museum.
  • Visit Bara Bazaar, the local Kashi market.

Day 5:

  • Post breakfast, head to the Indo-Bangladesh open border town of Dawki. (82km = 2.5 hours)
  • After the boat ride leave by jeep for Mowlynnong, the cleanest village in Asia. 
  • Also visit the living root bridge in the nearby village of Riwai.
  • Return back to Shillong by 19;00 HRS.

Day 6:

  • Post breakfast, leave by jeep for a day trip to Cherapunji.(54km = 1.5 hours)
  • Visit the Seven sister falls and Mawsmai Caves.
  • Return back to Shillong by sundown.
  • Spend the rest of the evening shopping in the bazaar.

Day 7:


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