Here is The Land Of Wanderlust’s blueprint to a eight day backpacker’s road trip around the lesser explored states of Meghalaya and Nagaland in the North Eastern part of India. Meghalaya is well known for having a couple of the wettest villages in the world and also the living root bridge. Nagaland is the epicenter of culture and heritage with head hunter tribes and tribals still rooted in their tribal way of life. TRIP DATES: TRIP COST: Rs 16,000/- Flight tickets can be booked at an additional cost as per current airline rates. Inclusion: Accommodation (3 to 6 based on room size) Travel Entry Fee Permits Exclusion: 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 84549 61928/+91 9004594935 Sherwin Rebello: +91 9833494963/+91 8275457702 Or mail us at: [email protected] 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: Meet at Paltan Bazaar in Guwahati, Assam at 1:30 pm. Take a shared jeep from Paltan Bazaar to Shillong in Meghlaya at 3:30 pm. Reach Shillong by 7:30 pm and check into a guest house. Spend the rest of the evening at leisure. Day 2: Leave by 8 am for either a day trip to Cherapunji or Mawlynnong by bus. Visit the sites at Cherapunji or Mawlynnong and return back to the guest house in Shillong by 5 pm. Spend the rest of the evening wandering through the lanes of Police Bazaar. Day 3: Post breakfast leave for local site seeing. Visit Wards Lake, Butterfly Museum. Visit Bara Bazaar the local Kashi Market. Hop into a shared jeep from Police Bazaar at 3:30 pm for Guwahati. Reach Paltan Bazaar in Guwahati around 9 pm. Board a train from Guahati to Dimapur in Nagaland around 10:50 pm. Day 4: Arrive at Dimapur railway station by 6 am and take a taxi to Kohima, the capital of Nagaland. Reach Kohima by 10 am and check into a guest house. Spend the rest of the day strolling through the lanes of Kohima and visit the local Naga Market. Day 5: Leave by 5 am for a road trip around Phek district. First stop around 10 am at the legendary Naga village of Khezakeno. Post lunch, leave for the Chakashang tribal village of Thestiimi on the border of Manipur and Nagaland. Spend the night with a tribal family. Home stay in Thestiimi. Day 6: Post breakfast, leave for the town of Pfutsero which is the highest inhabited place in Nagaland. Visit Glory Peak and spend time wandering through the streets. Post lunch, return back to the guest house in Kohima. Rest of the evening at leisure. Day 7: Leave by jeep at 9 am for the green village of Khonoma 20 kms from Kohima. Spend time in the Angami tribal village which is well know for its paddy fields and is also rich in Naga history. Return back to the guest house at around 4 pm. Pack up and leave for Dimapur by taxi at 7 pm. Reach Dimapur railway station and board a train to Guwahati by 10:30 pm. Day 8: Reach Guwahati railway station by 5 am. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... 4 Responses Gowri Shenoy February 11, 2015 Thanks a ton for being an amazing audience to all my madness looking forward to the Vietnam trip. Was hoping to have a great birthday and this trip was a great week long party. There is noting like celebrating on the road. To more realizations, learning’s, fun, Friends and miles. Cheers to every bit of the land out there hope to see more of it. Reply Ritu Malhotra February 11, 2015 This trip was one of those personal decisions to take off from Bombay. Its been seven days of fresh air, mountains, so much culture & I’m taking back home with me some great lessons and memories for life. Kudos on the blueprint and TLOT merchandise 🙂 Reply Smita February 11, 2015 This trip is a huge turning point in my life. I learnt that I can spot being a mother and have fun travelling. I loved all the places we visited especially “THE LIVING ROOT BRIDGE” and Khonoma. . I hope to travel with TLOT in the near Future. The tagline kind of got into me. Reply Anuja Abraham February 11, 2015 It was a good experience loved the weather at Nagaland. I wish we could explore more places. The living root bridge was one of the best sights I have ever seen in my life. Looking forward to more trips with TLOT Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.