Meghalaya is a Hilly state in north-eastern India. The name means "the abode of clouds" in Sanskrit. The population of Meghalaya as of 2016 is estimated to be 3,211,474. Meghalaya covers an area of approximately 22,430 square kilometres.
Shillong is a hill station in northeast India and capital of the state of Meghalaya. It’s known for the manicured gardens at Lady Hydari Park. Nearby, Ward’s Lake is surrounded by walking trails. North, the Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures features displays on the region’s native people. Waterfalls include the Elephant Falls to the southwest. East of here, forested Shillong Peak offers city views.
Cherrapunjee, also known as Sohra, is a high-altitude town in the northeast Indian state of Meghalaya. It's known for its living root bridges, made from rubber trees. To the northeast, Mawkdok Dympep Valley View Point overlooks verdant gorges. In the surrounding hills, the Noh-Kalikai, Dain-Thlen and Kynrem waterfalls plunge from forested clifftops. South of town, Mawsmai Cave is illuminated to show its stalagmites.
Dawki or Dauki is a town in West Jaintia Hills district.
Shnongpdeng is a beautiful place located in the Jaintia hills of Meghalaya where the serene Umngot river flows. This river is so clean that the boats look like they are floating in thin air.
The cleanest village in India, Mawlynnong Village is also known as God’s Own Garden and for all the right reasons. In 2003, Mawlynnong was awarded the title of the cleanest Village in Asia by Discover India. Alongside cleanliness, the village have achieved a lot- be it 100 percent literacy rate, or a women empowerment scenario that the rest of the world can only dream of.
Acknowledged as one of the wettest place in the world, the mesmerizing village of Mawsynram is a nature lover's delight and the perfect destination to behold the beauty of the rains. Mawsynram trounces Cherrapunjee by a slight margin in being the wettest place in India.
A rain lover's paradise, Mawsynram is one of the best tourist attractions of India. The 'Maw' in Mawsynram is a Khasi word meaning 'stone'. It symbolizes the unique megaliths unearthed in the Khasi Hill area. The village is well known for its huge formation of a stalagmite, which takes after the shape of a 'Shivling'. The rains are so powerful in Mawsynram that the local villagers have to make use of thick grass to sound-proof their homes from the thunderous rain.
Krangshuri Water Falls
Meghalaya is one of the most popular and exotic places to visit in the northeast India and one of the top five waterfalls to see in the Meghalaya. The Krang Shuri Waterfalls is one such popular falls, located about 30 kms from Jowai in the district of West Jaintia Hills.
The wonderful place, through the path leading to the Krang Shuri Waterfalls visitors has to cross a forest amidst slippery stone steps that ends to the giant cascade. Through the path, a top view of the giant waterfall could also be seen from a nearby viewpoint on the way and can see the silky cascades of crystal clear water flow all through the forest and further culminating in the small waterfalls.
The Krang Shuri Waterfalls is indeed a majestic place to visit in the summer. The colour of the plunge pool is what startles everyone. It is the most gorgeous shade of deep, copper sulphate blue. The overall ambience of the place can be related to a wonderland right through a Hollywood film. A least explored place and perfect offbeat destination and very few tourists venturing here.
Nohwet is a Village in Pynursla Block in East Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya State, India. It is located 48 KM towards South from District headquarters Shillong
Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh)
Located at a height of about 3048m, is known for many important and beautiful monasteries and is famous for being the birthplace of the 6th Dalai Lama, Tsangyang Gyatso. The beautiful town of Tawang, also pronounced as Dawang has many sceneries to make your trip a picturesque one. However, what begins to define the area is its significance for Buddhist monks. Tawang is the place to go for monasteries, with the Tawang Monastery being the most popular one and extremely sacred for the Buddhists. Tawang is a place which will flatter you with its natural beauty wrapped in the scent of spirituality. The beautiful orchid sanctuary and the Tipi Orchid Sanctuary is also an ideal place for your list of places to visit. Along with this one can have their taste buds to have an experience of Tawang by indulging into the area's unique cuisine.
Applauded for its greater one-horned rhinoceros conservation efforts, Kaziranga National Park is located in the Golaghat and Nagaon district of Assam. The popular national park is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site and houses two-third of the total world population of greater one-horned rhinoceros. Apart from the one-horned rhinos, the national park that sprawls in an area of 430 sq km also boasts high density of tigers, and a large breeding ground for elephants, swamp deer, and wild water buffaloes. The national park is also recognized an Important Bird Area (IBA) making it not only an ideal wildlife sighting destination in India but a birdwatcher’s paradise as well.