7 Day Itinerary

Plan A 7 day to Shillong & Cherrapunji and spend your days experiencing the beauty of Meghalaya & the Comfort of Hotel Polo Towers & Polo Orchid.

Travelling itself is unique and travelling to the Scotland of East is itself unboxing the surprises of North East India.
  • Direct flights are available from Kolkata to Shillong.
  • Directs flights to Guwahati from Kolkata, Delhi, Bengaluru, Ahmedabad, Chennai & Bhubaneshwar. Followed by an approximately 3 hour drive to Shillong from Guwahati Airport.

Day 1

exterior facade of our hotel in Shillong 380

Explore Hotel Polo Towers, Shillong

Start off the first day of your trip with a late breakfast. If you reach late, enjoy a delicious brunch or lunch at Ginger. Stay – in & relax in the comfort of your luxurious room. Rejuvenate yourself with a spa treatment at the Zen Spa. Grab a mouth-watering dinner and drinks under the stars at the Sky Grill.

Day 2

Shopping day

Kick start your day with a hearty breakfast in bed. Visit the oldest & largest market in all of North-East, the bustling Bara Bazar. Grab lunch at Ginger and Shop from a variety of local handlooms, bamboo & cane artifacts, and cotton & silk products from Police Bazar. Indulge in some of the finest cocktails & bar snacks at the Irish Pub. Enjoy numerous grilled delights & more at Sky Grill, for dinner.
Check out the itinerary of the following days for more adventurous and sightseeing places at  Shillong.

a shopper picking out accessories

Day 3

a boatride across River Hooghly during summer by Polo Floatel

Adventure & Sightseeing

Get an early breakfast, followed by a trek to the David Scott Trail. Enjoy local delicacies on the way to your next destination. Visit the Elephant falls and go boating at the Umiam Lake also known as Bara Pani. Return to the hotel & freshen up with a dose of sugar & caffeine at the Cupcake Factory. End the day with a delicious dinner at Sky Grill.

Day 4

Exploring Polo Orchid Resort

Get an early start to the fourth day of your trip with a quick breakfast, followed by an approximately 2-hours drive to Polo Orchid Resort, Cherrapunji from Hotel Polo Towers, Shillong. You can also break for breakfast at the Woodstock Resort on the way to Polo Orchid Resort if you wish to get the highway meal experience.

Treat yourself to a delicious brunch spread at Sohra House & Bar on arrival. Attend a bartending class and know your drinks. Stay in & borrow board games while you relax.  and watch the sunset by the infinity pool. Enjoy a customized menu & champagne at Sky Grill for an early dinner.

tables and chairs kept for couple beside Infinity pool at Cherrapunji

Day 5

view of a waterfall amid hills


Have a unique experiential breakfast by the waterfall. Visit the Nohkalikai Falls followed by trekking to the Arwah Cave. Return to the resort for lunch at Sohra House & Bar and spend your late-afternoon time at Eco Park. End your day with dinner, accompanied by a bonfire at the Sky Grill.

Day 6

Adventure day

Start your day with breakfast at any place you wish. Take the challenging trek across the Double Decker Living Root Bridge. Refuel with packed lunch provided by the resort, by the Rainbow Falls nearby. Visit the Mawsmai Caves and return to resort & enjoy a relaxing soak in the infinity pool. Call for in-room dining service as you unwind after a long day of activities.

a picnic basket laying on the ground beside a waterfall

Day 7

the view of a board with food on it at our infinity pool in Cherrapunji

Resort Activities & Experiences

Have a floating breakfast by the infinity pool, with views of the valley. Drive to Dawki River to go boating on its crystal clear waters. Have a picnic lunch by the waterfalls when you return and spend a relaxed afternoon with board games. Go cycling around the premises. Plan a lovely candlelit dinner under the stars, by the infinity pool.

You may opt for the personal drop service to the airport & we could even provide a packed lunch for your way back home. Plan your next trip to Meghalaya to witness beautiful sights, have memorable experiences & indulge In the comfort & luxury of Hotel Polo Towers, Shillong & Polo Orchid Resort, Cherrapunji.