Destination Details
Destination:   North East India Meghalaya
Destination Type:   Cities
City:   North East India
Country:   India

There are *Eight states* in Northeast:

 Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Tripura, Sikkim, Nagaland.

There are nearly *220 languages* spoken in the Northeast, It is a mix of Tibetan, South-east Asian and East Indian Cultures.

 Northeast is the only part of India that the *Mughal Empire could not  conquer

The *Ahom Dynasty*, which ruled the Northeast for 600 years, is the longest unbroken Dynasty in Indian history.

The world's largest river island, the *Majuli* and the world's smallest river island, *Umananda* both are in the Northeast.

Seven prominent National Parks* of India are located in Northeast.

*Shillong* is considered as the Rock Capital of India.

 *Mawsynram* in Meghalaya holds the Guinness World Record for being the Wettest Place on Earth.

 *Sualkuchi* in Assam is one of the World's largest weaving villages where the entire population is engaged in weaving Silk Fabrics.

 *Mugs*, the Golden Silk of Assam, is not produced anywhere else in the World.

It is the cleanest region in India. *Mawlynnong* in Meghalaya is the cleanest village in *entire Asia*.

 70% of the country's *Orchids* are found in Northeast.

 Mizoram and Tripura are among the states with the highest *Literacy* rate in India.

There is *no Dowry* culture in entire Northeast.

MEGHALAYA

 

The abode of clouds    

Endowed with incredible natural beauty, Meghalaya is one of the most beautiful states in  Northeast India. Meghalaya has great tourism potential, which is still untapped and unexplored.

The state is the wettest region of India, recording an average of 1200 cm of rains a year. About  70% of the state is forested. The Meghalaya subtropical forests ecoregion encompasses the  state; its mountain forests are distinct from the lowland tropical forests to the north and south.  The forests are notable for their biodiversity of mammals, birds, and plants. - See more at: 

Established: 21 January 1972

Population (2011): 2,964,007

Literacy: 75.84%

Official language: English (Khasi and Garo are additional)

Weather & Rainfall

Summer: 23°C-15°C and Winter:15°C-03°C

Meghalaya experiences high rainfall and humidity. Very heavy morning fog in winter is also  common.

Endowed with incredible natural beauty, Meghalaya is one of the most beautiful states in  Northeast India. Meghalaya has great tourism potential, which is still untapped and unexplored.

The state is the wettest region of India, recording an average of 1200 cm of rains a year. About  70% of the state is forested. The Meghalaya subtropical forests ecoregion encompasses the  state; its mountain forests are distinct from the lowland tropical forests to the north and south.  The forests are notable for their biodiversity of mammals, birds, and plants. - See more at: 

Established: 21 January 1972

Population (2011): 2,964,007

Literacy: 75.84%

Official language: English (Khasi and Garo are additional)

Weather & Rainfall

Summer: 23°C-15°C and Winter:15°C-03°C

Meghalaya experiences high rainfall and humidity. Very heavy morning fog in winter is also  common.

 

By Air:The nearest major airport is located at Guwahati in Assam, which is about 128 Kms from  Shillong. Guwahati is well connected to Kolkata, New Delhi, Baghdogra and Bangkok by regular  flights. Taxis can be hired from Guwahati Airport to Shillong. There is a helicopter service from  Guwahati Airport to Shillong.

 

By Rail: The nearest railhead is at Guwahati, which is located at a distance of 103 Kms from  Shillong

By Road: Meghalaya Transport Corporation and Assam State Transport Corporation buses are  available, that frequently ply from Guwahati to Shillong.

 

Double Decker Living Root Bridge

Umiam Lake

Nohkalikai Falls

Mawsmai Cave

Elephant Falls

Short Trekking trail in Meghalaya

Meghalaya Caving Tour Package

River Rafting in Dawki

Trekking at Dawki in Meghalaya

North East India Meghalaya