There are a lot of interesting places to visit in Meghalaya. It is a beautiful north east state abundant in natural beauty: waterfalls, caves, low lying plains, lakes, orchids, birds. The capital city, Shillong, is often referred to as the ‘Scotland of the East’ and is one of the most popular tourist hot-spots in the region. Cherrapunjee is an amazing place where it rains every night all the year round and is deemed the wettest place on earth.
Places to Visit in Meghalaya
Shillong the capital city is one of the best hill stations and a very popular tourist spot. The beautiful lakes and waterfalls in and around Shillong are a wonderful delight. Ward’s Lake, Shillong Cathedral, Shillong Peak, Umiam Lake, Elephant Falls are some of the main must visit spots in and around Shillong.
Tura is a beautiful picturesque town located at the foothills of Nokrek Peak. Tura peak is the main attraction in this town. Set in the backdrop of low lying plains and beautiful lofty hills, Tura will simply captivate you.
Cherrapunjee, located 4500 ft above the sea level, is believed to be the wettest place on earth where rain falls down all the year round. Covered with clouds and bedecked with pristine and abundant natural beauty, Cherrapunjee is an enchanted paradise.
Home of the Jaintia tribes, the Jaintia Hills are an amazingly refreshing and alluring sight. Blessed with a great natural beauty of amazing streams, gorgeous waterfalls, and pleasant landscape, Jaintia Hills is simply splendid and magical.
Khasi Hills which is located in the central part of Meghalaya is a fantastic hill resort and being closer to Shillong is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the state.
Garo Hills is located in the beautiful Tura town and is a great spot for wildlife enthusiasts. Garo Hills is abundant with unique and yet diverse flora and fauna that attracts a lot of nature enthusiasts from all over the world.
Located about 92 kms away from Shillong, Nongstoin is famous for the unique stone which has natural embroidery colour in itself and is only found in Nongstoin.
Located about 53 kms away from Shillong, Nongpoh is a great holiday spot full of great tranquil beauty.
These wonderful places to visit in Meghalaya will simply mesmerize you with its amazing spread of caves, mountains, lakes, waterfalls, and splendid natural beauty.