Meghalaya Tourism

Meghalaya Tourism

Travelling to Meghalaya can be one of the most enthralling and spell bounding experiences you can ever take up in your life. It does not matter, if you are travelling alone or venturing with a pack of friends, family members or even unknown tourists. Experiencing the holidays in Meghalaya is something out of this world, both in terms of the rich blend of experience, natural endowment of flora and fauna, caves, wildlife species, waterfalls and above all, butterflies. Also, Meghalaya tourism provides a complete set of different experience than other tourism offers in India.

Especially for rain lovers, Meghalaya also known as the ‘abode of clouds’ offers the very best of memories.  Every traveler experiences a very different journey to Meghalaya and it adds to indelible encounters into the prosaic mountains of India.

Even people have very interesting names along with a matrilineal lineage being followed in Meghalaya. It is rightly said that exploring Meghalaya tourism des-stresses your soul and helps you unwind from the loud hue and cry of the city life. With slow paced and panoramic lifestyle, breathing does not feel like merely existing in Meghalaya.

Exploring Meghalaya

There’s a very unique beauty attached to the process of exploring Meghalaya. This state, nestled in the North Eastern part of India, is known for its flora, fauna, wildlife species, temples, shrines and meditative spots. Tourism is Meghalaya endows a very special sense of tranquility and serenity. In Shillong, one can visit Elephant Falls, Shillong Peak, Ward’s Lake, Shillong Cathedral and Umiam Lake. Balpakram National Park and Nokrek National Park are two of the most famous national parks in Meghalaya.

Nokrek National Park

Nokrek National Park

Also, while travelling to Meghalaya, do make sure that you visit Lady Hyadri Park, Capt. Williamson Sangma State Museum, Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, Spread Eagle Falls, Golf Course and Sweet Falls.

Adventure in Meghalaya

The hills of Garo, Khasi and Jaintia provide enormous and adventurous trekking expeditions. The wildlife connoisseurs can marvel at the rich wild life species that are found in Meghalaya. There are more than 800 different varieties of butterflies present here. Adventure never ends in Meghalaya and there is also so much of exploration always left to undertake.

How and When to Visit

The best time to visit Meghalaya is March and July. The temperature is soothing at that point in time. The nearest railway station is located in Guwahati which is well connected to the other state capitals through air and railways, both. Domestic travel inside of Meghalaya is available in the form of taxis, cabs and buses.