Meghalaya, the name means “the abode of clouds” in Sanskrit and is one of the states in the Seven Sisters States of the country. Carved from the erstwhile State of Assam, Meghalaya became a full fledged State on January 21,1972.
Blessed with a beautiful topography and biodiversity, the state is not visited enough and is definitely under rated. My friends love travelling to this side of the country and get me a different recommendation, each time they come.
Here are a few recommendations. Head out for a peaceful vacation in the lap of nature amongst the hills and valleys.
Places To See: Mawlynnong (God’s own garden), Umiam Lake, Elephant Falls, Shillong Peak, Ward’s Lake.
Places To See: Tura Peak, Siju Caves, Balpakram National Park, Nokrek National Park, Pelga falls and also Rong Bang Dar falls
Places To See: Double Decker Living Root Bridge, Krem Phyllut, Mawlynnong, Dawki, Krem Mawsmai Cave and also Nohkalikai Waterfalls
The main attraction of Jowai is the lakes here. The Thadlaskein Lake and Lalong Park are the famous tourists hot spots. Syntu Ksiar is also a popular destination on the shores of river Myntdu.
Places To See: Jaintia Hills, Stone Bridge, Thadlaskein Lake, Umlawan Cave, Tryshi Falls and also Nartiang Monoliths
It holds historical importance as it was here that the Garos (A community is hills) made their last major resistance to the British invasion into Garo Hills during the year 1837.
Places To See: Simsang River, Naka Chikong, Domre Falls, Mrik Wari, Siju Caves and also Simsang caves
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Places To See: Thrills Fun Park, Lum Sohpetbneng, Lum Nehru Park,
Places To See: Baghmara Reserve Forest, Siju caves, Siju Bird Sanctuary, Simsang, Baghmara Tyisam Festival
Mawsynram is 1400m above sea level and it is located in the East Khasi Hill district of the state of Meghalaya.
Places To See: Cherapunjee, Mawlyngbna, Mawsmai Falls, Mawsmai Caves and also Nohalikalai Falls
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