Meghalaya, of Scottish scenery and Indian charm, is a beautiful state nestled amid Assam and Bangladesh. Meghalaya, literally meaning “Abode of the Clouds” takes distinction of being among the wettest places on earth. The Cherrapunji belt receives the highest rainfall in the world. Home to an extraordinary diversity of peoples, the Khasi, Jaintia and Garo tribes, Meghalaya is one of the most picturesque states of India, which serves as an ideal gateway for people in search of beauty and tranquillity.
The panoramic landscapes, foggy hills, cascading waterfalls, serpentine rivers, and terraced slopes soothe the minds of weary travellers. Meghalaya is blessed with rich wildlife. 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.
Meghalaya is one of the most beautiful and possibly the most accessible northeastern states of India. Considered as one of the wettest regions in India, 70 per cent of the state is covered in dense forests. Quite distinct from the rest, mountain forests of Meghalaya are worth taking a look at. Majestic hills, cascading waterfalls, beautiful valleys — this place is definitely ‘Heaven on earth.’ And if you are planning a trip to Meghalaya, here is a list of the 8 best tourist places that you should visit.
Meghalaya, a full-fledged state since 1972 when carved out of Assam, is one of the most beautiful places in India. Situated in the northeastern part of the country, scenic Meghalaya with majestic hills, spectacular waterfalls, dense forests and valleys is a heaven for nature lovers. Meghalaya means ‘The abode of clouds’ and on visiting the place, you are sure to see for yourself that the land was rightly named thus. Here are the top places to visit in Meghalaya.
Tourist Places in Meghalaya