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What You Should Know More About Tours in Meghalaya
Meghalaya is one of the most visited destination of north east, because of the diversity of natural appealing abundance here. It is considered the hotspot of all things cultural and natural existing in sheer harmony with the constructive human efforts. The state has an abundance of natural attractions, including these must-see Meghalaya tourist places.
Some of the top attractions of Meghalaya are:
Shopping at Meghalaya will be a fantastic experience with variety of specialties of Meghalaya to be purchased. Meghalaya is known for various art and crafts. Cane and bamboo holds a prime place. Of all the places in Meghalaya, Shillong is the most visited place. Shillong markets are full of tribal art products that would easily qualify for a spot in your living room.
Iewduh market and Police Bazaar are the prime shopping centres in Shillong and both are two of the major landmarks of the city. Besides Bara Bazaar, one place that you definitely need to visit is the famous Police Bazaar. Also known as Khyndailad, Police Bazaar is a mix of the traditional and the modern; the chic and the classic. There are few shopping malls in Shillong which includes Reliance Trendz, Vishal Mega mart, Glory’s Plaza and Dreamland arcade. One can also explore Meghalaya’s crowded markets for trendy souvenirs.
In Meghalaya, multi-cuisine restaurants as well as local food stalls are to be found everywhere. Besides the usual Chinese, Indian and Continental dishes, if one is adventurous enough to sample the local food, one can be sure the taste buds are in for a treat.
Shillong is literally a foodie's paradise with lots of great restaurants, cafes, bars and bakeries. There are some sweet dishes like Narikol or Khapse to indulge yourself or savoury dishes like Khar, Zan or Gyathuk to appease your taste buds – there is something for everyone here.
The best areas to indulge in a gastronomical delight in Meghalaya are:
Meghalaya is a beautiful state of Northeast India where you can enjoy various adventure activities. It is also delight for those looking to de-stress and enjoy the soft sunshine of the hills. There are also a host of outdoor activities and adventure sports, in an around Shillong that one could explore and indulge in.
Some of the popular adventure activities in Meghalaya are:
From extreme water sports to serene ride on sparkling waters amidst nature, you will never fall short of adventure options in India. Meghalaya is one of the places where you can feel the thrill of such sports.
Some of the popular places for different water sports are summarized as follows:
Meghalaya is rich in wildlife and various species of birds, animals and insects are found across the state. There are also various National Parks and Wildlife sanctuaries in Meghalaya that are home to a number of species. If you are a wildlife enthusiast, you will find yourself to be lucky when you’re visiting Meghalaya.
The most fantastic wildlife experiences in Meghalaya can be enjoyed at the following places:
People of Meghalaya have rich cultural and traditional values. Meghalaya is rich in culture and is a home to many famous music and dances forms. Dances are associated with their festivals or seasons and hence are to be enjoyed throughout the year. There are various cultural tours organized during the dance festivals.
The best cultural tours in Meghalaya are organized at the following places:
The trekking opportunity in Meghalaya is outstanding for the fact that, the terrain is very challenging like in Himalayan areas but with the advantage of not being snow-wrapped. Trekking in Meghalaya is popular, owing to the existence of living root bridges. Trekking in the Abode of Clouds, Meghalaya is an experience will surely rejuvenate your senses like never before. There are many adventure tours for the purpose of trekking for the tourist offered by Meghalaya.
Some of the best trekking tours in Meghalaya are on the following trails:
Meghalaya, which means ‘abode of sky’ in Sanskrit, sticks true to its name with beautiful scenic locations all across the state. If the skies are your best friend and working your way towards the zenith gives you the thrills, look no further than this. To get a true taste of nature’s exquisiteness in Meghalaya, one of the best experiences is to go camping on in the serenity of nature.
Some of the best camping sites in Meghalaya are:
Meghalaya is one of the most interesting places to revisit the lifestyle of rural people in India with so many vibrant villages. Each village has simple infrastructure built using local materials and by local artisans and craftsmen to ensure a comfortable stay and to enable the travelers to soak themselves in all that the village has to offer. Activities suitable for different age and interest groups like Mountain Biking, Kayaking, Hiking, Angling, Swimming etc. have been mapped out in the village for a complete vacation experience.
Some of the best tours to experience rural life in Meghalaya are:
Meghalaya Caving is a unique adventure unlocking the unknown and wondrous world of limestone caves. The major caves in the Khasi Hills are located in the areas of Cherrapunjee, Shella, Pynursla, Nongjri, Mawsynram and Langrin. xploring them provides a sense of excitement you cannot relish unless you are picking your way through their dark, murky interiors. The numerous natural caves all over Meghalaya are a special attraction for tourists. A few of them are even the longest you can find in the Indian Sub-continent.
The best places for a caving tour in Meghalaya are:
Mawjymbuin Cave (Shillong)
Mawsmai Cave (Cherrapunjee)
Arwah Cave (Cherrapunjee)
Mawmluh Cave (Cherrapunjee)
Krem Lawshynna (Sohra)
Khasi monoliths (Cherrapunjee)
Siju Caves (Tura)
Marai Cave (Shillong)
Umlawan Cave (Jowai)
Krem Phyllut (Cherrapunjee)
Meghalaya houses some spellbound waterfalls that are something not to miss. Meghalaya resonate with the sound of thundering waterfalls that cascade down hill slope, spraying its surroundings with a delicate mist of water. Meghalaya is home to list of best and spectacular waterfalls on East Khasi Hills district and has beautiful hill station with plenty of tourist attraction all around
The best waterfalls of Meghalaya are:
Meghalaya, one of India's greener states and popularly known as Home Of The Clouds. From lush green coniferous forests to bamboo thickets, from limestone caves to rippling waterfalls, from miles of hilly croplands to forbidden jungles the very diversity makes this a unique realm. It also houses a variety of birds that will catch the attention of anyone who likes to indulge in birdwatching.
The best places for bird watching in Meghalaya are:
Waterfall rolling down from the roadside mountains, aroma of pine trees, lush green vegetation and orchid flowers will ignite the feelings of romance in all honeymooners in Meghalaya. Some of the most romantic things to do on a honeymoon in Meghalaya are:
Traveller Tales From Meghalaya
31 May 2015
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 th...
18 April 2017
Highly recommended. We were a large family of 10 members, including children & aged parents & who booked package for Meghalaya & Shillong experiences. The host & their team where real caring, be it fo...
12 April 2017
Meghalaya.. A journey worth a mention!!! In this materialistic world, it is indeed necessary for a person to break free every now & then, enjoy mother nature to stay fresh & get our inner strength b...
25 March 2017
MEGHALAYA- is a must visit place at least once in life time..! & this team made it the most memorable one in my life..! Right from their pickup from the airport and their drop back on the last day it ...
15 March 2014
Meghalaya is such a beautiful place, the trek was thrilling. I went with my 3 other friends on a backpacking trip to North East. We decided to take this trek because it was looking good in pics and ind
23 August 2015
I so loved this trekking. Meghalaya is a wonderful place. The climate, the culture, the heritage, and the whole surroundings deserve a great applause. I so loved it. I wish I could just stay here. It w...
26 September 2013
Meghalaya trekking was fine. The weather was good, which made the trek feel nicer. I am recommending this trek to all you trek enthusiasts. Have a nice experience trekking in Meghalaya. Everything abou...
13 September 2014
Meghalaya Trek is one of the best treks I had known about. Trekking is no longer a distant dream for many as trekking groups are started and are functional all over the country. There are many moderate...
15 July 2015
WOW! The trek I took here was amazing. I totally loved it. It was very interesting. We had a really a nice time and fun. What is more interesting is that you get to stay in the camping rest house. This...
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