Located in the North-eastern terrain, Meghalaya is a land of peace. Rich biodiversity and freshness that you feel in nature make Meghalaya the perfect destination for a trip with utmost peace and happiness. The lush green forests, placid mountain streams, and rich green valleys of Meghalaya will be the best for you to enjoy a tranquil trip in one of the most peaceful states in India. Visit all the places during the best time to visit and make the most out of staying in the best resorts on the hills. Explore Meghalaya’s pristine beauty and incredible cultural legacy, as well as waterfalls, crystal clear rivers, and many more, by planning a perfect itinerary with a minimum of seven days. The cultural fabric, scenic hikes and treks, tranquil biodiversity, and rich heritage of Meghalaya are one of a kind. Book your Meghalaya tour Package and enjoy the land making some good memories.
Meghalaya can be visited throughout the year, making the state a destination for all seasons even though the best time to visit Meghalaya is between October to April. The weather will be very calm and pleasant during this period.
Umroi is the only airport in Meghalaya, around 35km from Shillong. Meghalaya is not that developed compared to its other sisters. The wildness and the natural beauty make Meghalaya the best, and you should be ready to experience the most challenging terrains. Guwahati airport at 128 km will be a better option for connectivity. You can hire a cab or taxi from the airport to reach your hotel. There is no rail network in Meghalaya; you have to depend on Guwahati, 100 km away.
Embellished with all the wonders of nature, Cherrapunji is one of the must-visit tourist spots in Meghalaya. Cherrapunji is located 78 km away from Umroi. You can hire a cab from the airport to reach cherrapunji, which is the best way to get there without much struggle. Cherrapunji receives the highest rainfall globally and is famous as the wettest place on earth. Living-Root bridges, Mawsmai cave, seven sisters falls, Eco- Park, and garden of caves are some of the top attractions in Cherrapunji. Want to see some waterfalls? Don’t worry, cherrapunji has many. Dain-Thlen, Kynrem, and Nohkalikai waterfalls are the major waterfalls in Meghalaya.
Shillong, described as Scotland of the east, is one of the most visited tourist spots in Meghalaya. The mild and pleasant climate, forested hills, lush green slopes, and the smell of pure soil make it the best destination for spending a splendid vacation away from the city. The only airport that connects Meghalaya with other states is located in Shillong. Shillong Peak, Elephant Falls, Lady Hydari Park, Wards, Lake, Don Bosco Museum, etc., are the top attractions in Shillong.
The Living Bridge
In cherrapunji, there is a bridge made of the roots of a living tree. Don’t be surprised; the tree’s long-grown root is in the shape of a bridge, and you can step on it. Visiting this bridge will be a wonderful experience during your Meghalaya trip. The bridge is unique because of its age, and it is one of the oldest living bridges in India. If you are planning to visit, try not to be there during the monsoon season, the bridge will be very slippery.
The Baghmara reserved forest will be an excellent option for those who want to enjoy the biodiversity of Meghalaya. Every wildlife enthusiast will love to see the variety of flora and fauna found in this region. The siju bird sanctuary associated with Baghmara is home to many exotic species of birds found in India. Keep Baghmara on your bucket list during your trip for an amazing wildlife experience in Meghalaya.
The majestic Nohkalikai falls of Meghalaya is one of the highest falls on the planet. The 335-meter-high falls are pride to Meghalaya’s natural wonders. It will be a crime to miss the legendry Nohkalikai falls during your Meghalaya trip. You can visit the falls from morning 8 to evening five by taking an entry ticket of INR 10.