Meghalaya Tourist Guide - One of the wettest places of the World.

Meghalaya Tourist Guide - One of the wettest places of the World. - Destination Overview
  • Location: Meghalaya,North India -793001.
  • Altitude: 4,908 feet
  • Longitude: 25.4670° N
  • Latitude: 25.4670° N
  • Nearest Airport: Shillong Airport
  • Nearest Train Station: Guwahati
  • How to reach: How to reach Meghalaya By Flight: Meghalaya has railhead located at Mendipathar. Regular train service connects Mendipathar in Meghalaya to Assam. Major airport from Meghalaya is located in Guwahati (Assam) at a distance of 159 km (Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport). The airport is well- connected to international cities of Tura and Bangkok along with Indian cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai and Calcutta. By Train: Meghalaya does not have its own railway station so if you want to reach Meghalaya by train then you must visit Guwahati (Assam) at a distance of 180 km. Guwahati Junction is connected to New Delhi, Amritsar, Jammu and Kashmir and Bangalore.
  • Season to Visit: Best time to reach Meghalaya Meghalaya is ever visited place where you can visit through the year. The best time to visit Meghalaya is between the months of October to April. Blessed with moderate climate all through the year, every season you have a reason to visit.

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Meghalaya Tourist Guide - One of the wettest places of the World.

Meghalaya Tourist Guide: Overview

Meghalaya is a state in north-east India which was previously part of Assam, but on 21 January 1972, the districts of Khasi, Garo and Jaintia hills became the new state of Meghalaya. Meghalaya has predominantly an agrarian economy with a significant commercial forestry industry. The important crops are potatoes, rice, maize, pineapples, bananas, papayas, spices, etc. Cherrapunjee and Mawsynram are statistically amongst the wettest places on earth; most of the rain falls between June and September, creating very impressive waterfalls and carving out some of Asia’s longest caves.

Meghalaya is one of the most picturesque states of India, which serves as an ideal gateway for people in search of beauty and tranquility. The panoramic landscapes, foggy hills, cascading waterfalls, serpentine rivers, and terraced slopes soothe the minds of weary travellers.  The dense forests of Meghalaya are inhabited by many rare species of birds and animal including elephants, Tigers, Golden Cats, Binturongs, Slow Loris, Monkeys and birds like Hornbills, Partridges, Teals, Snipes and Quails. Meghalaya is dotted with numerous tourist spots. Shillong, the capital city of Meghalaya has many beautiful sites such as Lady Hydari Park, Elephant falls, Ward's lake, Shillong peak, and the golf course, one of the best in the country.

What is Unique in Meghalaya and why?

Meghalaya is located in the extreme north eastern part of India and is a very tiny state with around 100km width and 300km length. It is one of the wettest places of the world which offers panoramic view. This power-packed state has a lot on offer for travelers. It is home to different tribes of unique cultures, adrenaline-pumping adventure opportunities, spectacular scenery and local legends.  In Meghalaya you will find famous sightseeing in famous city which includes Limestone Caves, Adventure Sports, Living Root Bridges, Native Culture,  National Parks, Hiking Trails, Scotland Of The East, The Cleanest Village and Local Festivals which makes this destination  unique.