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Meghalaya Travel Guide

MeghalayaWelcome to the 'Abode of the Clouds' Meghalaya! If you are tired of the concrete jungle, and want to get away into peace and serenity, you need to book your next vacation with our Meghalaya Travel Guide. As you enter the mesmerizing place you will definitely forget all your stress and be lost in the charismatic natural beauty. This beautiful hilly state is tucked away in the hills of eastern sub-Himalayas. Moreover the region has one of the most beautiful landscapes in India where the nature has poured in abundance the gifts of rain and sunshine. Marvel at the unending affair between smoky hills and clouds and vast stretches of lush green forest. Above all the warm hospitality of the colorful tribes adds much pleasure to your Meghalaya Tour Guide.

Meghalaya is one of the seven Northeastern states of India which is bounded by Assam in north and east and by Bangladesh in the south. River Brahmaputra (or Luit as called locally) forms the border in the west. It comprises of erstwhile Khasi-Jaintia hills and Garo hills districts of Assam. Meghalaya is home to three major tribal populations - Khasis, Garos and Jaintias. With our Meghalaya Travel Guide take a trip to this amazing state and enjoy everything that describes beauty.

Major Attractions Included in Our Meghalaya Travel Guide:

With our Meghalaya Travel Guide we take you to the mesmerizing virgin beauty of the state which remains hidden from the public eye. Let the breathtaking waterfalls, pristine caves, placid crystal clear lakes and the thick verdant woods with exotic flora and fauna take you for a tour into the magical wonderland.

Cherapunjee: This is a place situated in Meghalaya. It is the wettest place in the world where it rains most. The strangest fact is that, many of us know the name of Cherapunjee, but hardly do we know where it is exactly located.

Shillong Peak: This magnificent place lays 10 Kms away from the city. This is the highest point (1965mtrs), which offers a panoramic view of the countryside.

Sohpetbneng Peak: With our Meghalaya Travel Guide take a trip to this magical place where you can enjoy every bit of it. You will be fascinated by the backdrop of a green forest, the sacred peak. This place is also known as the 'Navel of Heaven' as per Khasi mythology. If you are seeking peace of mind, this might be your ideal retreat.

Ward's Lake: We also take you to this mesmerizing picturesque lake which is set amidst the rolling flowerbeds and fairyland lighting.

Shillong Cathedral: If you are seeking salvation, Meghalaya Travel Guide takes you to this beautiful church. This church was built by the British and is as spacious as to accommodate a few thousand worshippers.

Nartiang: This place is sure to interest all the history lovers. It is the remnants of the old capital of the Jaintia Kings. The place lays 65 Kms away from Shillong. With our Meghalaya Travel Guide you can enjoy the monoliths and a 500 years old Durga temple.

Waterfalls in Meghalaya: Nature lovers can have a gala time with our Meghalaya Travel Guide. We take you to the numerous waterfalls which are sure to leave you spellbound. These waterfalls emerge from the unpolluted rushing streams which plunge down the steep mountains, turn twist and disappear in the jungle. Some noted waterfalls are Spread Eagle Falls, Elephant Falls, Crinoline Falls, Noh Kalikai Falls, Dain Thlen Falls, Mawsmai Falls, Imilchang Dare.

Caves in Meghalaya: If you are fond of exploring the mystical places, our Meghalaya Travel Guide will take you to the numerous natural caves. Here in these caves you can enjoy and explore the strange natural formations through murky interiors. Experience the thrilling experience. The Khasi, Jaiantia and Garo Hills are replete with such caves, which are major tourist attractions in Meghalaya. Some notable caves are, Mawsmai Cave, Krem Mawmluh, The Cave of Eocene age, Krem Kotsati, Krem Umshangktat, Siju-Dobkhakol, Tetengkol-Balwakol etc.

How to Reach

By Air: The nearest major airport is located at Guwahati in Assam, which is about 128 Kms from Shillong. Guwahati is well connected to Kolkata, New Delhi, Baghdogra and Bangkok by regular flights.

By Rail: The nearest railhead is at Guwahati, which is located at a distance of 103 Kms from Shillong.

By Road: Meghalaya Transport Corporation and Assam State Transport Corporation buses are available, that frequently ply from Guwahati to Shillong.

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