Day 1: Guwahati to Shillong
Pickup from Guwahati airport and drive to Shillong. O/n ata hotel in Shillong
Day 2: Shillong to Shnong Rim camp
After breakfast drive to Shnong Rim. The Shnong Rim area in the Jaintia hills harbours more than a hundred vertical and horizontal cave passages, making it the ultimate caving destination in India. This is the place where we will set camp for exploring different caves. O/n in tents
Day 3: Caving – Krem Tynghen
In the morning you will be briefed on using caving equipment and general safety rules. After breakfast a half hour drive followed by a short walk will get us to the mount of Krem Tynghen. It is Grade 1 cave with large horizontal passages making it ideal for beginners to get introduced to caving.
By evening return back to our campsite. O/n in tents
Day 4:Caving- Krem Umthloo
Today we walk to Krem Umthloo , which is a Grade 2 cave. The cave has many wet passages with waist deep water , which we negotiate through. The cave has many beautiful and unique formations like flowstone, cave pearls, curtains, which would leave you spellbound. By evening return back to our campsite. O/n in tents
Day 5: Caving – Krem Chympe
Krem Chympe by far is the most exciting cave on the trip, as one needs to swim through the first 200 meters to enter the cave.
Start early in the morning since it would take a two hour drive followed by an hour of hiking to reach the mouth of the cave. The most thrilling part start from here we change into our wet suite and dive in the river passage to enter into the cave. Chympe is what is called an ‘Active’ cave with a large river running through it. We explore some of the passages of this wonderful cave before returning back to our campsite. O/n in tents
Day 6: Caving – Krem Sim Thabbalong
Having learnt the basics, we move to a cave with short vertical passages which are more technical in nature. Strength and agility are key to negotiating these narrow passages.
By afternoon we break camp and drive back to Shillong. O/n at a hotel in Shillong
Day 7: Shillong to Guwahati
Drop to Guwahati airport