One of the seven sister states in the north-east, Meghalaya’s beauty is boundless. Pine scented forests, crystal clear rivers, living root bridges, sacred forests, and cascading waterfalls- Meghalaya is abundantly blessed with the bounties of nature. Its natural beauty is complemented by its rich colonial legacy and the ethnic charm of its vibrant Garo & Khasi tribes. Join us on a journey through this realm of the clouds and experience the unparalleled beauty of Meghalaya.
This picturesque capital of Meghalaya; with its lush highlands, colonial churches, Georgian bungalows, and cobbled streets; totally lives up to its sobriquet of “the Scotland of the East”. A city of cascading waterfalls, clear lakes, pretty parks, quirky cafes and classic rock music scene; Shillong’s old-world charm is sure to mesmerize you.
Painted in a thousand shades of green, Cherrapunji is a perfect place to unwind in the lap of nature. Dense foliage, thunderous waterfalls, swirling clouds and stunning views of the plains of Bangladesh- Cherrapunji is nature at its best. Walk on the locally devised living root bridges over foaming rivers to get the real feel of Cherrapunji.
This sparking clean village of Meghalaya has earned the distinction of being the cleanest village in Asia. Manicured flower beds, immaculate lawns and strategic view point offering fantastic views of Bangladeshi plains.- Mawlynnong is certainly clean, green and serene.
Right next to the India-Bangladesh border, lies the tiny village of Dawki that is known for its crystal glass-like River Umgot. Take a boat ride on the emerald mirror-like river and watch the colorful fish flitting between rocks in the clear waters of Umgot.
Brightly colored hand-woven shawls, woolens, bamboo & cane furniture & artifacts, fish & pork pickles, Khasi organic scrub, and the local fruit wine Sohiong are some must-pick souvenirs from Meghalaya.
Meghalaya’s cuisine is a non-vegetarians delight, especially for the pork lovers. Ja Doh (Rice with pork or Chicken), Doh Kleh- Pork & Onions recipe, Doh kha sdieh (fried fish) and Doh Shiar Ngiong (meat curry) are some of the delicacies of Meghalaya.
Meghalaya’s pleasant climate makes it an all-year-round destination. However, the tourist influx is maximum from February to May in summers and then from October to December in winters.
Join us on our North-East Seven Sisters Tours for a short sojourn in the gorgeous state of Meghalaya. A bundle of picturesque landscapes & vibrant culture, Meghalaya is a traveler’s delight.