Monsoons in Meghalaya

8 days


Nestled in the picturesque hills of the eastern flanks of the Himalayan mountain range, Guwahati is famous for Kamakhya Temple and Guwahati Zoo, which is India’s largest. It is also home to various impressive archaeological ruins and has much heritage, culture, and history attached.


Barapani is one of the most scenic places in Meghalaya. Barapani Lake is vastly sprawled across a large area. You can enjoy a relaxing picnic here or engage in the activities carried out here like, kayaking, water cycling, scooting and boating. The picturesque views of the lake will leave you mesmerized.


Shillong is a beautiful abode and is home to one of the rarest and friendliest tribes, the Khasi. The majestic views from Shillong Peak will leave you awestruck, the food like Tibetan steamed dumplings will leave you drooling; it is a trekker’s paradise and is also famous for its nightlife.


A gem of a trek, Laitlum is truly a once in a lifetime experience, it is called the amphitheatre of Meghalaya and is a dream come true, straight out children’s book. Laitlum is not only dreamy it is also a gorgeous trek and a famed sunset spot in Shillong.


Jowai is mainly populated by the Pnar tribe. It is a picturesque town with the Myntdu river surrounding it on three sides and Bangladesh bordering it on the southern borders. It is very scenic and has two major waterfalls called Krang Suri Falls and Tyrshi Falls.


Mawsynram is known for its scenic beauty, throughout the year and especially during the monsoon season which turns Mawsynram into a lush green garden of sorts. Visit the Mawsmai Cave, Mawsmai Falls, Nohalikalai Falls, Mawlyngbna and experience the different terrains and sights in Mawsynram.


One of the wettest places on Earth, Cherrapunjee is home to one of the biggest tourist attractions, the double-decker living root bridge. Cherrapunjee is known for its picturesque views and gorgeous sunsets. Put your cameras to use to capture the Seven Sisters waterfalls, which is another major tourist destination and is a must-visit when in Cherrapunjee or spot the Red Panda in the Nokrek National Park.


Dawki is a border town in Jaintia Hills, sandwiched between India and Bangladesh and has a lot to offer. Umngot River, Umngot Bridge, Jaflong Zero Point, and Burhill Falls are the major places to visit in Dawki. Dawki is an unreal spot for camping and adventure water sports like snorkeling, kayaking, and boating in Umngot River.


The majestic Rainbow Falls, suspension bridges and living grass-root bridge, Nongrait is just a 2,500 step trek away from Cherrapunjee and is a very scenic and naturally beautiful place. Have a home-cooked meal at a homestay and enjoy the picturesque views of Nongrait.

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