Must-visit places in Meghalaya
A hilly northeastern Indian state, Meghalaya, has mesmerizing natural beauty to offer to tourists.
Meghalaya, which means ‘abode of clouds’, is one of the seven beautiful north-eastern Indian states. This state is famous for enriched biodiversity, beautiful rainfall, and dense forests. It is a place that you must visit once in your lifetime. Among many, we have compiled the most attractive places to visit in Meghalaya. Read on for details.
Cherrapunji, the wettest region in India:
If you live rainy season, never miss this place. Cherrapunji gets one of the largest quantities of rainfall on earth. Tourists across the globe come here to enjoy rainfall. There are many waterfalls in Cherrapunji. They are Kynrem, Dain-Thlen, and Nohkalikai waterfalls. You will not get luxurious resorts, but definitely enjoy your time in hotels near forests. Some attractive places to visit here are Mawsmai cave, Living-Root bridges, and Eco-park. This is a perfect place for holidaying with your partner.
Balpakram National Park, famous for enriched biodiversity:
If you are a wildlife lover, do visit this place. Local people consider it the traveler’s paradise. Often, this national park is called the ‘Land of Spirits’. This is a must-visit place for wildlife photographers. Tiger, elephant, leopards, wild buffalo, Indian Bison, and Red Panda can be spotted here. Bu looking at the biodiversity, many tourists compare this national park with the famous Grand Canyon located in the USA. You will also get economic accommodations there.
Shillong, one of the most visited places in India:
Shillong is regarded as the ‘Scotland of the East’. You will fall in love with the mesmerizing beauty of Shillong. The best aspect of visiting Shillong is the suitable weather with serenity. This attracts global tourists. Some major attractions are Shillong Peak, Lady Hydari Park, and Don Bosco Museum. You may also get to see local tribes like Mylliem, Khyrim, Mallaisohmat, Maharam, Langrim, and Bhowal. Shillong always remains on every photographer’s checklist.
Elephant Falls, most visited waterfall in Meghalaya:
Meghalaya can offer you some amazing waterfalls. Elephant falls is one of them. It is named so for the presence of the elephant look-alike stone at its foot. You should visit this place before or after winter as you will not be able to see much water flow in the winter season. The surrounding lush greenery is also a major attraction there.
Kyllang Rock, famous among trekkers:
If you love hills, you should come here. Kyllang Rock formation is located at least 80 km from Shillong. This is an extraordinary large rock of red stone. This is part of the famous West Khasi Hills. You can climb to the top of this rock formation to enjoy the magnificent scenery. The entire rock formation is surrounded by Red Rhododendrons. This is one of the highest regions of this state. However, you should avoid this place if you have vertigo.
Meghalaya is one such place where you need to visit to escape from the mundane lifestyle.