Meghalaya is the ‘the abode of clouds’ and it is one of the most beautiful states of North East India. It is an ideal destination for travelers of different kinds. It is a paradise for nature lovers as well as for the explorers. Meghalaya is a part of the Seven Sister States of India. It is home to numerous famous tourist attractions includes the Double Decker living root bridges, the Nohsngithiang Falls, Umiam lake, Murlen National Park, Dawki, Dampa Tiger Reserve, and Elephant Falls. Being majorly covered by lush green forests, the state has its star attractions settled amidst natural surroundings. The tour of this place includes excursions to different regions in the state. Avail the discounts on Meghalaya tour packages, Family vacations, and Honeymoon Packages in Meghalaya at Indian Holiday.
Meghalaya Tour Packages
Meghalaya Holiday Packages
Besides the usual attractions, Meghalaya is also a hub of some of the greatest wonders of nature. This constitutes numerous waterfalls, stalactite and Stalagmite caves, which are dotted at various locations of the state. Popular sites that satisfy the hunger of every cave dweller include Cherrapunji waterfalls, Mawsmai caves, Krem Dam caves, Krem Mawmluh caves and Krem Soh Shympi caves. Mawlynnong, well-known as the “cleanest village in Asia” is a site worth visiting.
As a part of Meghalaya Holiday Packages, we arrange visits to these caves under the total guidance of experts. Our best Meghalaya tour packages also befit the interests of a trekking lover. Under this, tourists are offered with best trekking routes across the lush green forests and rugged terrains of Meghalaya.
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Ques: Why is Meghalaya famous?
Ans: Meghalaya is one of the Seven Sister States of Northeast India. It is famous for its high rainfall, unique living root bridges, subtropical forest, lush greenery, huge cascades, and its biodiversity. Meghalaya thrives with a large number of tourists throughout the year. The salubrious weather of this place makes it a perfect holiday destination.
Ques: What is the best time to visit Meghalaya?
Ans: The best time to visit Meghalaya is between October and June. During this time, the region is blessed with moderate climatic conditions and the salubrious weather allows tourists to partake in a number of activities.
From March to June the region experiences summer season and it is a great place to enjoy the natural beauty and beat the heat. Monsoon is also a good time to explore Meghalaya and to enjoy green valleys and mountains.
Ques: Does it rain in Meghalaya throughout the year?
Ans: No, it does not rain in Meghalaya throughout the year. June to October is the monsoon months. During these months, the region receives heavy rainfall. Meghalaya has two world's rainiest cities namely, Cherrapunji and Mawsynram.
Ques: What are all famous tourist destination in Meghalaya?
Ans: Meghalaya is a beautiful hill station of Northeast India. It is also known as "Abode of clouds". Here is a list of best places to visit Meghalaya is below:
- Shillong - It is a beautiful hill station and the capital of Meghalaya. One can easily drive from Meghalaya to Shillong; it requires 03 hrs drives to travel a distance of 100 km. In Shillong, you can explore Umiam Lake, Shillong viewpoint, Laitlum Canyons, Elephant Falls etc.
- Cherrapunji - It is another major city which is located 125 km from Meghalaya. It is a place where you can enjoy Double Decker Living Root Bridge, Nohkalikai Waterfalls, and Mawsmai Cave.
- Mawlynnong - It is the cleanest village in Asia. It is a very beautiful place and dotted with lush greenery and an abundance of flowers.
- Umiam lake - It also popular known as Barapani, this is the biggest artificial lake in the Meghalaya State.
- Dawki - Dawki is a small town and it is situated about 150 km away from Meghalaya state.
Ques: What is special and best in Meghalaya?
Ans: Meghalaya is the famous for its high rainfall, huge waterfalls, limestone caves, lush green and dense forests, and amazing living root bridges.
Ques: What is the best time to visit Shillong?
Ans: The best time to visit Shillong is between September and May.
Ques: How to reach Shillong?
Ans: You need to take a flight or train for Guwahati that 318 kms away take 3 and half hours drive; this is well connected with all major cities of India.
There is an airport in shillong called Umroi airport which is located 25kms from Shillong city bur not get well connected with major cities in India and also has a less operation of flights.
Ques: What is famous in Shillong?
Ans: Shillong is its beautiful city and it is capital of Meghalaya. It is also known as the 'Scotland of the East'. It is famous for its several waterfalls, rolling hills, view point, caves, and quaint land forms.
Ques: How far is Shillong from Meghalaya?
Ans: Shillong is the capital city of Meghalaya state. It is 100 kms away from Meghalaya; it will take approx. 03 hrs drives.
Ques: Why Cherrapunjee is famous and where it has located?
Ans: Cherrapunjee is situated 58 kms away from Shillong. It has numerous waterfalls, living bridges, and limestone caves. It is the 2nd wettest place on the earth after Mawsynram.
Ques: What is the best time to visit Cherrapunjee?
Ans: The best time to visit Cherrapunjee is between the months of October and May.
Ques: How far is Cherrapunjee (Sohra) from Meghalaya?
Ans: Cherrapunjee is located at a distance of 125 kms from Meghalaya, which takes approx. 03 hr 36 mint drives.
Ques: Why Mawlynnong is famous and where it has located?
Ans: This is a small village dwelled in the state of Meghalaya and it has been awarded as the cleanest village in Asia in 2003. Mawlynnong is located around 90 km away from Shillong in East Khasi Hills. It is also renowned as 'God's own Garden'.
Ques: How many days are sufficient for Cherrapunjee and Mawlynnong?
Ans: Overnight stay at Cherrapinjee and Mawlynnong has not required, you can do a day excursion for Cherrapunjee and Mawlynnong from Shillong.
Ques: What are the top places to be visited in Shillong?
Ans: The top places in Shillong are Umiam Lake, Elephant Falls, Shillong Peak, Don Bosco Museum, Mawsynram., Police baxar etc.
Ques: How to reach Meghalaya?
Ans: The nearest airport from Meghalaya is located in Guwahati which is 159 km. Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport is well connected with the major cities of India as well as with some of the international destinations.
However, the nearest railhead from Meghalaya is also located in Guwahati which is at a distance of 180 km away. One can catch a bus or hire a cab to reach Meghalaya from Guwahati.
Meghalaya is well-connected to major cities through roads. People can self-drive or hire a taxi from nearby cities.
Ques: Is Ola or Uber available in Shillong?
Ans: In Shillong you need to find local taxi only since Ola / Uber is not available in shilling. Or any other services which provides better services at other state cities.