Meghalaya is located in the north eastern part of India. The meaning of this word Meghalaya is ‘the abode of clouds’. So, you can imagine that how beautiful, the places to visit in Meghalaya are. It is one of the part of seven sisters’ state, in the North eastern part of India. It touches the international border of Bangladesh. This state is having the world’s heaviest rainfall, which is recorded by The World’s Meteorological Organization. There is the cave, in this state, which is almost 22km long and is the one of the longest cave of India. The largest bird of India, named as Great Indian Hornbill, is found here. Meghalaya is having its own living bridges, which can’t be found in all over the world. These bridges are also known root bridges. These are made up of ropes and timber. The best time for the ‘Meghalaya tourism’ is March to July, in which you can see the heavy rainfall and lush greenery, with the water falling on them. Places to visit in Meghalaya are:

SHILLONG

places to visit in shilliong

Shillong is the capital of Meghalaya. It is situated at the height of 4,990 ft. from the sea level. There are many waterfalls, which are providing you the space for swimming at the base of it. These all waterfalls are majestic to see. There are many peaks, lakes, museums, botanical garden and many other things to see. Shillong is one of the important places to visit in Meghalaya. The highest peak of Meghalaya, is situated at the Khasi hills, which are in Shillong. At the height of around, 1,965m above the sea level. Some of the adventurous activities like boating, trekking, angling, river rafting, horse riding, kayaking, waterfall rappelling, camping, rock climbing and waterfall hoping can be done there. Places to visit in Shillong are:

  • Lady Hydari Park
  • Shillong Peak
  • Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Culture
  • Mawlyngbna
  • Elephant Falls
  • Umain Lake
  • Mawlynnong Waterfalls
  • Sweet Falls
  • Mawjymbuin Caves
  • Laitlum Canyons
  • Spread Eagle Falls
  • Crinoline Falls
  • Ward’s Lake
  • Mawphlang Falls
  • Mawphlang Sacred Forest
  • India Orchidarium and Botanical Garden
  • David Scott Trail
  • Cathedral Catholic Church
  • Meghalaya State Museum

WILLIAMNAGAR

places to visit in williamnagar

Williamnagar is situated at Eastern part of Garo Hils. The name of this place, was kept after the name of captain Willamson. It is one of the places to visit in Meghalaya, which is the mixture of every type of activity like whether adventurous activities, nature lovers can explore there, unique type of wildlife can be found there and bird watchers can also explore there. The greenery of this place is just beautiful and in peace, you can listen the various natural sounds of birds, trees and air blowing. Places to visit in Meghalaya are:

  • Naka Chikong
  • Simsang River
  • Domre falls
  • Naphak Lake
  • Rongrengiri
  • Rongbang Falls

TURA

places to visit in tura

Tura is situated at the Western Garo Hills and at the height of around 872m, from above the sea level. It is one of the beautiful ‘Meghalaya tourist places’. You will get to see the majestic hills all around this place. Locally this place is known as Dura, but at the time of british rule, they have pronounced it as, Tura. There is the peak named as Tura peak, from where you can get the view of Brahmaputra valley, which is painted in the style of Bangladesh. There is the path developed by the britishers, when they were ruling India. This path is now used by the visitors. You will get to see the various types of citrus fruits, many of them are unique, which we didn’t have heard. The first citrus sanctuary, was established here. Places to visit in Tura are:

  • Siju Caves
  • Nokrek National Park
  • Balpakram National Park
  • Tura Peak
  • Arbella Peak
  • Wadagokgre
  • Imilchang Dare Falls
  • Siju Bird Sanctuary
  • Sasatgre Village
  • Pelga Falls
  • Naphak Lake
  • Rongbangdare Waterfalls

CHERRAPUNJI

places to visit in Cherrapunji

Cherrapunji is the wettest place on the earth. Now it is the second place on the whole planet, where you will get to see the heavy rainfall. It is known as the Jewel Crust of Meghalaya. Cheerapunji is among the great places to visit in Meghalaya. Many root bridges, waterfalls, peaks, green dense forest and many other stunning things to see. Best places to visit Meghalaya, especially for adventurous activities. More than half year is raining there. Places to visit in Cherrapunji are:

  • Mawsmai Cave
  • Nohkalikai Falls
  • Mawmluh Cave
  • Thangkharang Park
  • Kynrem Falls
  • Eco Park
  • Dainthlen Falls
  • Nohsngithiang Falls
  • Double Decker Living Root Bridge
  • Krem Phyllut
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