How To Reach Cherrapunji

Cherrapunji, commonly called as the wettest place in india. Check out how to reach Cherrapunji.


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Cherrapunji, is one of the favorite spots to visit when you head to the north east of India. People usually confused with how to reach Cherrapunji. Don’t worry I have covered everything,on this article about how to reach Cherrapunji, from my travel experience to this location. This will certainly help you in preparing an informed itinerary & of course will clear your doubts on how to reach Cherrapunji

How To Reach Cherrapunji


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Cherrapunji has not got any functioning airport, that’s why people are in a dilemma how to reach cherrapunji? No worries, I ‘ll tell you the best and the most cost-effective ways on how to reach cherrapunji. This paradise can be reached either by going to Umroi airport in Shillong  which is the nearest airport in shillong or by taking a flight to Guwahati airport. The best way is to take flights for Guwahati airport. The reason behind this because you have many flights connected to Guwahati from almost all places. So here you have options to book your flights with well-known airlines likes Indigo, Jet Airways and many other players so you can buy according to your budget. Whereas Shillong airport, is connected to only Kolkata so, you have fewer options. If you take my recommendation, I would say go to Guwahati airport and book a taxi from there and enjoy a  road trip to cherrapunji, which is amazing. I book a flight from Delhi to Guwahati for my Cherrapunji trip.

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Cherrapunji’s weather remains pleasant throughout the year. As this area is notorious for heavy rainfall commonly called as wettest place in India, though the title has now shifted to Mawsynram, but still the rainfall is very high. The best time to visit Cherrapunji, according to me is May & October. As cherrapunji, is sub-locality of Meghalaya, so you have an opportunity to see other places like Shillong.Beside air, Cherrapunji, can be reached by rail & road mode.

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Cherrapunji, can be reached by train or rail mode, by going to nearest and well connected railway station of Guwahati. This station is hardly 170 kms away from Cherrapunji. On reaching this location you can either take a Meghalaya state bus services, which is easily available on the paltan bazar side. If you are not comfortable in travelling buses, you can take taxis to reach Cherrapunji,as the only mode available to reach Cherrapunji from Shillong is by road.

How To Reach Cherrapunji By Car

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If you are driving by yourself, following insights will certainly helpful. Since, I took a car on a rent on reaching Assam. Then I travel to Cherrapunji, in a rented car via Guwahati, Shillong & finally the Cherrapunji. Since, Cherrapunji is connected from Shillong Via road, which is nearly 60 km far. Try to make your trip on a sunny day, as this will help you in having a clear sight seeing of the this paradise. As the distance is short between Shillong & Cherrapunji, don’t be in a rush to  reach Cherrapunji. Take a halt or stay in Cherrapunji and enjoy the amazing sight seeings & north east cuisines. Hope I’m of help in solving you query on How To Reach Cherrapunji

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Trip To Ross Island Andaman

A Trip To Paradise Where You Certainly Have Peace Of Mind !!

Trip To Ross Island Andaman 

A trip to Andaman, would have been incomplete without visiting Ross island or haunted island as people say. Wandering through Ross Island at Andaman, reminds you of the British era, their clubs, church and of course the herds of deer present on the Ross island.There are many things to discover!!

Ross Island History

I’ll not give you the entire history which could easily read in Wikipedia, I’ll just give you a gist of Ross Island, this Island was named after sir Ross. This Island was a living hub for Britishers, they have everything here like officers’ club, church, and stores. Everything which is required for the basic requirement. After Britisher, it was captured by Japanese for 3 odd years and now it’s in the hand of Indian Navy. I hope this information suffices to give a gist of Ross Island.

How to reach Ross Island Andaman

First, you need to visit Port Blair. If you want to visit Port Blair, by ferry you could reach by Chennai or Kolkata. The same cities (Chennai or Kolkata) to be visited if you plan to go by flight.On reaching Port Blair, you can take the ferry to Ross Island from Port Blair . You can buy tickets on your own from the spot itself. Having talked about the Ross Island, now let’s look what places you can see when you at  Ross Island beach 

The Herds of Deer At Ross Island Andaman 

I was amazed when I saw herds of deer eating without any fear of human Presence. You could even approach them to have a click with you, they are very friendly! This picture of mine with a deer will surely prove you my point above.

Deer At Ross Island Andaman

Subordinate club At Ross Island

Another thing what you can see here is a subordinate officers club where subordinate officers’ use to do parties that time, by continuous gazing their club I can feel the zest of parties they used to have that time.

Subbordinate Club House Ross Island Andaman

The Church At Ross Island

This church is the center of attraction at Ross Island, commonly called as Presbyterian church.This church is almost in a broken condition, I’m not sure about the religion, I guess it’s a Protestant church, as it’s out of order now you can have a glimpse from outside only.

Church At Ross Island Andaman

Chief Commissioner’s Bungalow At Ross Island

The one of the biggest house in Ross Island is chief commissioner’s bungalow, it’s really a bungalow with large hall, ball room and other facilities you could have imagined. The architect of this house takes me back to the architect of the iconic building like (FRI, & IMA) what Britishers had made in Dehradun. Unfortunately, I couldn’t click the pics as I visited this place very late.So, I was running out of time and my ferry was about to reach the shores of Ross island Andaman . To give you a little bit of information on the timings you’ll be given a timing of approximately 1 hours and 30 minutes to stay in Ross Island. But I’ll give you the glimpse of this bungalow with below appended pic.

Commisioner's Bungalow At Ross Island Andaman

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Officers’ quarters At Ross Island

The officers’ quarters are covered with garnered roots. Here is my picture  in front of officers’ quarter!

Officers' Quarters At Ross Island Andaman

Barracks at Ross Island

The Ross Island  also having the house for its men usually called barracks in military lingo. Here is a pic for you guys!!

Barracks At Ross Island Andaman

Having said earlier after British, Ross Island was captured by Japanese, they haven’t destroyed anything that Britisher had built, they use their resource till the time Ross Island was under their possession. But they only built one thing for their safeguard till the time they had Ross Island in their possession was a bunker. Here is a pic for you guys!

Japanese Bunker At Ross Island Andaman

     Is Ross Island Haunted ?

A big no, there is nothing like this, it’s a rumor!. Ross Island do have graveyards but it doesn’t mean it’s haunted Island .Can you imagine this island not only open in day time but In fact it’s open for visitors till night for light and sound show at Ross Island. Let me brief you what’s  exactly this show is . In late evening this island conduct a show which project all the story in the form of photos & videos . So don’t overthink just enjoy the light and sound show at Ross Island Andaman and make the full use of your Andaman Travel package !

Before concluding I would like to say something, what I like most here in Ross Island, above all the historical architecture is the serenity and the peace of mind you’ll have after having the glimpse of blue beaches of Andaman,  The experience is amazing!!

Blue Sea Ross Island Andaman

Happy Travelling!!

How To Reach Kaziranga National Park

How To Reach Kaziranga National Park? Learn which is the best mode to reach this iconic place & much more

Kaziranga is located in heart of Assam , it’s famous for one horn rhino people from different parts of the world visit this place .By coming to this place you had  an opportunity to visit its nearby location like Shillong and Tawang which is hardly a 70 to 80 km drive . I personally feel it’s a twin benefit for all the type of travellers, whether you are coming with your family or you are a solo traveller

Kaziranga National park

How to reach Kaziranga National park 

Kaziranga Can be reached in following ways

Jorhat Airport , which is the nearest airport to Kaziranga national park which is almost  96 kilometers from kaziranga national park.Else you can deplane at Tezpur airport which is approx 59.9 kilometers from the Kaziranga national park .

You can reach Kaziranga national park from Guwahati via furkating railway junction hardly a two-hour drive for Kaziranga National Park .

If you are a hardcore road traveller then go via Guwahati to Kaziranga National park highly recommended as it is 240 Km from Guwahati airport,  by going via Guwahati to Kaziranga National park you will enjoy the scenic beauties on way to Kaziranga National Park . who knows if you are fortunate enough you may have chances to have a glimpse of one horn rhino on your way to Kaziranga National park.

Kaziranga Hotels 

Once you reached that location if you are a tourist first thing that could come to your mind is about the night halt. Don’t worry kaziranga have an ample of resort and hotels which is in purview of your budget .

Though there are many hotels and resort available  ,i would personally recommend you to go for

Iroa resort as it is nice place to stay ,with spacious rooms and high quality food . The good thing about this hotel is its food , i can bet you will have a strong feeling as if you are eating your food amidst jungle .Rest you can research other hotels too from your end .

Kaziranga Famous For 

Kaziranga is famous for it’s flaura and fauna species but beside this people from different walks of life came every year to see the one horn rhino .which is the only center of attraction for every tourist over there .

One Horn Rihno

So , plan your itinerary accordingly as now you have strong geographical intelligence of that area , i hope my experience will help you in having a wonderful jungle safari ,which i hope you will cherish your lifetime.

How To Reach Umanda Temple From Guwahati

We arrived at Umanda Temple situated in the middle of river Island. Check this out!

Umanda temple

Umanda temple, is a shiva temple located at the peacock Island or Umanda Island in the middle of river Brahamaputra.

What is Umanda Temple History?

On reaching this beautiful location surrounded by Brahmaputra river or commonly known as Umanada river. I was curious to know the significance of Umanda Temple.

As per the priest “ When lord Shiva was once doing meditation on this Umanda Island was interrupted by Kamadeva, the Kamadeva bear the dire consequences he was burned into ashes by the fire of lord shiva’s anger. The presiding deity in this temple is lord shiva.

It is believed that worship on Amavasya if it falls on Monday will bring laurels & happiness in your life.

How To Reach Umanda Temple ?

As, this beautiful temple is situated on the banks of river Brahamaputra also known as Umanda river by locals. One can reach here by ferries. These( ferries)are available from fancy bazar ghat . Travelling via ferries is a quite good experience. Though travelling via ferries are a bit expensive, however, this expenditure is worth spending when you will be on ferry viewing the great aquatic life of river Brahamputra, perhaps if you’re fortunate you can have a glimpse of dolphin fish. On the way, you will see the golden langurs which are an amazing experience which we had

Umanda Temple Timings

Umanda temples are open all days of the week from morning 5.00am till evening 6.00 pm. Best season to visit this place is all time except rainy seasons due to heavy rainfall in this areas. The temple personnel won’t allow you to click pics but somehow I manage to click one. Will share with you!

Hope this help you in planning a better itinerary under the purview of your budget.

Happy Travelling!!