One of the seven sisters of North East India is Meghalaya which is popular for its alluring natural beauty. The place will amaze you with a variety of heavenly destinations which attract a huge number of visitors every year even from abroad.
From enchanting mountains to cascading waterfalls you will experience here the unspoiled natural beauty. If you ever plan a trip to Meghalaya, here are the best places that you must visit once to make your trip memorable.
Let me present you Meghalaya and it’s incredible beauty
Meghalaya is famous for its majestic waterfalls. Elephant Falls is one of the glorious waterfalls with a bewitching view. It is a three-step waterfall resembling the shape of an elephant. The crashing sound of foamy water running down the rocks will give you a soothing feeling.
The staggering sight of the majestic waterfalls is worth capturing on the camera. Just a few miles away from Shillong, this place is a must-visit place in Meghalaya.
Meghalaya’s Double Decker Living Root Bridge
The Living Root Bridge is one of the astonishing natural bridges which was created around 200 years ago. It is about3 Km in length, situated in the heart of Cherapunji at a height of about 2400 feet.
While walking along the bridge, Tourists can enjoy the marvelous view of the Umshiang river running beneath the bridge. If you love trekking, then Double Decker Living Root Bridge is a must-visit place for you in North East.
Dawki is a small village situated on the borders of Bangladesh and India. The main attraction of Dawki is the Umngot River which attracts a huge number of tourists every year. The crystal clear water of the river will make you fall in love with its distinctive charm. Dawki bridge over the river is also another attraction to visit this place
An unforgettable boat ride on this wonderful river surrounded by natural beauty will give you heavenly joy and memories to cherish forever.
The Nohkalikai Falls is a heavenly waterfall on earth which falls from a height of 335 meters. You can enjoy the breathtaking view of this terrific waterfall from the edge of a cliff. It is a perfect place to capture uncountable elegant pictures on the camera.
From a distant place, it looks like a white luxuriant rope hanging from a green dense cliff. Overall, the ravishing outlook of this waterfall will fill your heart with heavenliness. Avoid visiting this place during monsoon, as the coverage of thick clouds may damage the view
Another beautiful attraction of Meghalaya is Mawlynnong Village situated on the East Khasi Hills. The place is termed as the cleanliest village in Asia. Attractive root bridges, waterfalls, scenic beauty, clean surroundings together make this place ‘A Heaven on Earth’.
Gorgeous Mawlynnong Waterfall is also an admirable destination of the village where you can spend quality time with your loved ones. Plenty of bamboo houses are also available where tourists can stay for one night to enjoy the night culture of the village. Apart from these, there is also a ‘Sky viewpoint’ from where you can see the stunning landscape scenario of Bangladesh
Umiam Lake is an attractive man-made lake spreading across an area of 221 sq. km. The lake surrounded by lush green hills that contribute to the beauty of this place. Watching a sunset here is pure bliss for nature lovers.
It is an incredible destination with flawless beauty where you can capture remarkable frames. The place is also popular among the tourists for various fun activities that include Skiing, Yachting, Boating & many more.
Laitlum Canyon is a not so explored tourist destination of Meghalaya which you must visit in a lifetime. The spectacular landscapes will never fail to amaze you and lead you to a land of paradise.
This place gives a magical view of the sunrise and sunset which makes it a perfect place for photographers. The stunning hill slopes of this tourist spot are also known as ‘the amphitheater of Meghalaya’.
Seven Sisters Falls
The Seven Sister Falls is one of the most popular tourist attractions of North East India. Seven-segmented falls that come running from the middle of lush green forests.
It is a blissful destination with divine beauty where you can view something extra-ordinary. The spot is located near the Mawsmai Village of the East Khasi Hills. The best time of visiting this amazing destination is from June to September.
Meghalaya is an ideal tourist destination for nature lovers as it is a mixture of glorious hills, stunning waterfalls, astonishing landscapes, lush greenery, blissful weather, beautiful valleys & many more.
Apart from the places mentioned above, Meghalaya has also other beautiful tourist attractions that include Jowai, Don Bosco Museum, Mawsmai Cave, Baghmara, Nongpoh, Williamnagar, Tura, All Saints Church, Mawthadraishan Peak, etc.
As I belong to one of the North-Eastern states, I visited Meghalaya many times and can assure you that no place can be more peaceful and stunning than this.