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With its ardent beauty and heaviest rainfall, Meghalaya state has bagged a prominent place among the tourist spots of India. The state of Meghalaya flaunts pleasant weather throughout the year and can be visited in all the seasons. Book our Mystic Meghalaya Tour Package (Flat 25% off) which will help you to know Meghalaya better.

Though the charm of the state enhances exponentially during the rainfall, one might face problem in visiting all of its spots during the rain. Cheerapunji the most beautiful destination of Meghalaya is the wettest place of the world is a must visit place during rainfall. Snuggled in the mighty Himalayas, this place is also called the abode of clouds. Most of the time, its temperature falls below 30 degrees. Check out our 6 Days Mesmerising Meghalaya tour Package (Flat 17% off) which will cover all major destinations of Meghalaya.

The pleasant weather of Meghalaya also makes it a most popular honeymoon and nature spots, book our 6 Days Romantic Honeymoon Meghalaya Tour Package (Flat 17% off) to make your honeymoon more beautiful.

There are amazing places to visit in Shillong and don't let weather restrict you from visiting those places.

With an average rainfall of 250 cm, it welcomes the visitors with its natural splendour and lush green landscapes.

Here are the best seasons to visit Meghalaya :

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Meghalaya In Summer

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 Tired of the scorching summer heat? Well, a visit to the Meghalaya state in the months between April and June is all that you need. If you wish to explore the hidden corners of this place, summer is an ideal time to visit Meghalaya. Though the afternoons can be sweltry, tourists can still get to enjoy some vibrant festivals during the summer season.

The 3-day Shad Suk Mynseim festival organized here in the months of April is something which cannot be missed. During this time, the Meghalaya region seems to be alive with vibrant traditions, music, rituals, and dance.

While the entire country is burning in the scorching heat of the summer, Meghalaya welcomes the tourists with its cool breeze and panoramic surroundings.From enjoying the impeccable views of Mawlynnong village to visiting the living root bridges and waterfalls of Cherrapunjee, there are endless things one might indulge in on their Meghalaya visit.

The temperature of this place during the daytime in summers is 20 degrees which dip to 11 degrees during the night

Get the comfort of your home in the resorts of Cherrapunji and resorts of Shillong when you are in Meghalaya.

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Meghalaya In Monsoon

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Monsoon kickstarts in the month of June in the Meghalaya state and continues till October. This is the duration when the beauty of this place touches its peak. The state receives the heaviest rainfall during this season. Cherrapunjee and Mawsynram are considered as the 2 wettest cities in the world. 

While the state blooms with vibrant colors and beauty during the monsoon, it is advisable to avoid Meghalaya trip in this season. This is because of the heavy rains that the state receives in monsoon which will create hindrance in your way. 

However, if you just wish to spend some peaceful time amid the majestic hills, monsoon season is the idyllic time to plan your Meghalaya trip. This is also a perfect time for the photo fanatics and nature buffs who would wish to capture the charismatic beauty of Meghalaya during the rains. One can see a sharp drop in the hotel rates during this season.

With its impeccable beauty and pleasant climate, Meghalaya has emerged as the first choice of travel buffs. If you also want to bask in the charm of this place, choose an ideal time and set out on an alluring journey ahead.

 The temperature at night falls around 10 degrees, the daytime average temperature is 17 degrees.

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Meghalaya In Winter

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Thought the autumn season in this state begins from October, December to February months are the winter season in Meghalaya. If you love the view of fog amid scenic surroundings, you certainly should undertake a winter season trip to the state.

Whether you want to go sightseeing or indulge in adventure sports, Meghalaya has it all to quench your wanderlust. Some of the most popular attractions which you can visit here in the winter season include East Garo, Jowai, Nongpoh, Cherrapunjee, and Shillong.

Balpakram National Park, Laitlum Canyon, and Lalong Park are some other tourist spots which deserve a mention in your travel diaries. The state also witnesses several festivals throughout the year among which the autumn festival is the most popular.

The festival is celebrated during the months of October and November in Shillong and it attracts a large number of travelers with its variety of programs such as Music Festivals, Fishing Competition, Flower Shows, Food Festivals, and Beauty pageants.

The popular Ranikor festival is also celebrated in the same month and it amuses the travelers with umpteen of activities like Beach volleyball, music shows, and kite flying.

The day-time temperature remains somewhere around 15 degrees and the night time temperature dips as low as 3 degrees in the winter months.

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31 May 2015
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This trek has a beautiful trek path. This can be done at any season. A couple of years back, my friend went to this trek in the month of March, and he said it was good. However, I read that going in the month of June-October is the best time to go. But I went in September because of holiday constraints and it was awesome. I totally loved it. It is completely worthy.
11 January 2021
Excellent
I had visited Meghalaya this month with my spouse and it was a lovely experience we returned with. We had a stay of 8 days and Thrillophilia made everything quite simple for us. Starting from the pickup from Guwahati airport and our stay to our sightseeing tours and breakfasts, everything was just excellent. We had to do no customization as the package already included excellent places like Cherrapunji,Mawlynnong, and Mawphlang. The plus point is Thrillophilia was always available at our reach for every sort of assistance.
05 January 2021
Excellent
Since it was my first trekking tour ever, I was a bit nervous and that’s when one of my friends recommended Thrillophilia. I booked their Shillong trekking package and it made my trip so easy. Trekking on the David Scott memorial trail and finally reaching the Double Decker Living Root Bridge was such a beautiful experience. I also got excellent places to try the authentic local food and they were so tempting. I will recommend Thrillophilia to all solo travelers like me for a totally sorted experience!
07 November 2020
Excellent
A visit to Shillong was long due and I finally got it ticked last month with Thrillophilia’s package. My entire group really enjoyed the tour and the trekking experience to the Living Root Bridge was very amazing. We also hiked to Shillong Peak and the view was simply excellent. The hotels in which we were made to stay at Shillong and Cherrapunji were also very decent with sanitization done. The rooms were spacious and most importantly the bathroom was clean. The staff was also very kind to send us some late-night tea for our gossip sessions. We also received fresh and delicious meals every day of our trip which was again a bonus. Our entire group was so happy and we really made a lot of memories. Thanks to the whole team of Thrillophilia!!
18 November 2019
Excellent
Perfect place for solitude. Calm and Peaceful. The location is perfect, its on the edge of the hills, the downhills we can see plains of Bangladesh. The rooms are spacious and well maintained. The food is also delicious, The staff at stay is friendly and cooperative. looking forward to booking more trips from Thrillophilia. Cheers!
02 February 2021
Excellent
I had taken the travel package from Thrillophilia to Dawki with my family members. It was a superb experience that i can say as Thrillophilia made sure we don’t miss out on any single thing during our trip. The driver and tour guide assigned to us were very helpful and they gave us a detailed knowledge of every single place mentioned in the itinerary. We were provided with the best ever accomodation available in the course of our stay. Thanks a tonne travel masters for making it happen for us.
23 December 2020
Excellent
When it comes to spending a holiday vacation filled with a plethora of activities, then there is absolutely no one better than Thrillophilia. This might seem to be an exaggeration but the fact is no one understands thrill better than them. For this reason, we chose them once more for the trip to Dwaki which is a paradise for adventure seekers. This trip gave us an opportunity to take part in a wide range of adventure activities like zip lining and cliff jumping. Apart from thrilling experience, Thrillophilia also provided us with some of the stunning views of Umngot river which is widely famous for being the cleanest river in Asia. We were provided with some of the best local recipes all through the trip and every small need was very well taken care of by the hospitable staff members. We would love to recommend Thrillophilia as a travel partner for all travellers who wish to experience much more than highlights.
06 January 2021
Excellent
I was planning a visit to Meghalaya with my partner and the “Umiam Lake Boathouse” seemed really romantic to me and I booked it. Just as I could imagine it to be, this tour turned out to be so amazing for both of us. The stay at the boathouse was really special. It had a private bathroom and a furnished kitchen where we could cook our dinner and feel totally at home. We also enjoyed fishing, bird watching, and boating and everything was truly worth the moment that any couple will wish for. We also enjoyed romantic nature walks, clicked a lot of pictures, and had the special Assam tea. The caretaker at our stay was really generous and was ever ready for assistance. Our package also included good breakfast and we were saved from going out every morning in search of food. Overall, it was a really amazing experience and I’ll definitely book with Thrillophilia for my next trip as well!
29 November 2020
Excellent
I had booked a Thrillophilia package for Umiam Lake boathouse stay for my parents’ anniversary. Since I was not accompanying them, I was a bit nervous, but thankfully this package made everything so sorted and easy. The caretaker at the boathouse was such a nice person, I could literally call him and confirm if my parents were alright and he would be explaining to me how my parents were so happy enjoying the views and boating. Thanks to Thrillophilia, it was a perfect anniversary for my parents!
10 December 2020
Excellent
I took a 8 days long trip to Meghalaya with my family a few days back and booking with Thrillophilia helped us a lot. Our check-in, sightseeings, transfers, accommodation, and food was really very spotted with this package. We could visit popular destinations like Umiam Lake, Nohkalikai falls, Mawsmai cave, living root bridges, Seven Sisters’ Falls, and many more. Since the package included permits and tolls we were totally relaxed and just enjoying. Our driver was also very friendly and aware of the local routes. He shared with us many facts about the local culture, traditions, and folklore. He also took us to excellent food outlets for our lunch and dinner. We also got a decent time to stay and enjoy each destination and there was no rush. The hotels we stayed at had very good staff and we also received good breakfast every morning. Overall, it was a very nice family trip and a good first-time experience with Thrillophilia

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