Meghalaya is a state in northeast India. Assam is located to the north and east of this state and Bangladesh state to the south and west. Shillong is the capital of Meghalaya. Come on Cherapunji during the rainy season. Shillong is one of the tourist cities of India with the capital of Meghalaya. Some say, if Darjeeling is the queen of beauty, then Shillong is the king.
In Meghalaya, on the way there will be extraordinary beautiful mountains all around you. Sometimes clouds will cover you from all around. Sometimes on the slopes of the hill there is a deep shaft on the other side of the narrow road. This is a ‘terrific beautiful’ view. Meghalaya is called the home of clouds. The lake in the city is popular for small gardens to walk and boat. The Botanical Garden offers a rare collection of indigenous and exotic plants and orchids. The zoo adjacent to the park contains about 73 birds, 140 reptiles and mammals. The museum is an exhibition of the lifestyle and heritage of the people of Meghalaya. Cherapunji is the wettest place of the world, and one and only location in India where rain fall occurs all the year. Cherapunji is located about 50 km south-west of the state capital Shillong, near the Khasi Hills.
Shillong, a beautiful city surrounded by pine trees. Shillong is also called ‘Scotland of the East’. Shillong is home to numerous waterfalls. Shillong is also famous for its heavy rainfall, caves, high waterfalls, beautiful landscapes and amazing people and cultures.
The best time to visit Shillong is from September to May as the weather is pleasant during these months.
Maolynnong is a small village about 90 km from Shillong, east of Khasi hill in The green valley presents some of the most beautiful natural beauty including the crystal clear water of the river, the abundance of flower orchids and extremely clear roads that make this small village a must-see destination for travellers in Meghalaya.
There are many tour packages available in Meghalaya. Most of them offer you,
Elephant Falls is one of the most popular waterfalls in the northeast, right next to Shillong. It looks like foot of an elephant and divided into three steps. Anytime of the year you can visit.
The largest indigenous culture museum in Asia, the Don Bosco Museum is home to the beautiful culture and traditions of northeast India. It is located in the Mawlai area near the police market. Interesting information about the Don Bosco Museum is that it was created in a hexagonal form, which is why it is known as the architectural glory of Shillong. Often, competitions are held in museum premises and are attended by scholars, writers, musicians and songwriters from all over the country.
Mawsynram gives a tough competition to Cherapunji to become the wettest location. A soaked in rain paradise, Mawsynram is one of the best tourist attractions in India. The village is widely known for its formation of stalagmite, which forms a ‘shivling’. Located in the Khasi Hill District, east of Meghalaya, Mawsynram is 5 meters above sea level. The rainfall and thunder was so strong in Mawsynram that local villagers had to use thick grass to make their homes sound proof.
There are also many places to explore in Meghalaya.