Meghalaya tour package
Meghalaya Tour Packages
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.
Best time to visit Meghalaya
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.
How to reach Meghalaya
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.
Top facts about Meghalaya
- English is the official language of Meghalaya
- Seventy per cent of the population in Meghalaya practices Christianity.
- Mawlynnong village in Meghalaya is the cleanest village in India.
- Mawsynram, Meghalaya, receives the highest rainfall on earth.
- Located at the height of 1115 feet, Nohkalikai falls near cherrapunji, the highest waterfall in India.
- Before 1972 Meghalaya was a part of Assam.
- Meghalaya has almost 1248 registered caves. Your trip is going to be a long cave story.
- There is a bridge in cherrapunji, made from the root of a living tree.
- It rains almost all day. People use grass to soundproof their huts from heavy rainfall.
- Mawphlang forest is a sacred forest in Meghalaya. Nobody is allowed to take even a fallen leaf from the forest.
Things to note before the Meghalaya trip
- Pre-book for a hassle-free journey: Meghalaya is one of the top tourist destinations in India. Pre-book your tickets and ensure a hassle-free trip. Make sure your accommodation and flight tickets are safe during the peak season.
- Permit: Being a north-eastern state, Meghalaya has certain restricted zones and borders with critical regions of Assam and Bangladesh. Be aware of all the rules and regulations to be followed in this region.
- Things to carry: Always remember to carry all the essential kinds of stuff with you. It is not that easy to get all things therein Meghalaya, so don’t forget to take additional batteries for your camera, essential medicines, documents, etc.
- Itinerary: plan your itinerary wisely. Meghalaya has a plethora of attractions for you. Plan your trip as if you can cover all the major attractions and get the most out of it.
- Carry cash: Remember to carry some money with you. It’s northeast, you cannot make payments with your card everywhere in Meghalaya, so it’s safe to take some cash with you.
- Meghalaya is a hill station, and certain regions receive heavy rainfall too, be careful while planning any adventurous activities.
- You will have to plan a seven-day trip to visit all the major attractions in Meghalaya.
- Remember to visit the evening markets. Markets have a lot to offer in Meghalaya, melting into the culture of Meghalaya visiting the traditional markets.
- Bamboo handicrafts are very popular there, don’t forget to get one before you leave.
- Meghalaya is for those who seek inner peace in the tranquil forest. Don’t expect a lavish trip to Meghalaya.
Best places to visit in Meghalaya
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.
Other places to visit in Meghalaya are:
- Balpakram National Park
- Elephant Falls
- Don Bosco Museum
- Killing Rock
- Mawlynnong Village
- Mawsmai Cave
- Umiam Lake
- Laitlum Canyon
- Mawphlang Sacred Forest
Top 10 Treks in Meghalaya are:
- Umden Village Trek
- Tree Bridge Trek
- David Scott Trail
- Mawlyngot Trek
- Mawlongbna Village Trekking
- Dawki Trekking
- Smit Trek
- Rhododendron Trek
- Weiloi Village Trek
- Krem Umshyrpi Caves Trail