Menu

Thrilling Meghalaya Tour

5 Days

Meghalaya, a hidden gem nestled in the northeastern part of India, offers a splendid tapestry of natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, and thrilling adventures waiting to be explored. Known as the “Abode of Clouds,” Meghalaya captivates visitors with its lush forests, cascading waterfalls, and vibrant tribal traditions.

In this article, we delve into the enchanting world of Meghalaya, unveiling the wonders of this picturesque state and providing insights on how to make the most of your thrilling Meghalaya tour.

Introduction to Meghalaya

Meghalaya, a hidden gem in northeast India, is a breathtaking state known for its lush landscapes and vibrant culture.

Geographical Overview

Nestled in the eastern sub-Himalayas, Meghalaya is characterized by rolling hills, verdant forests, and pristine rivers that make it a paradise for nature lovers.

Cultural Diversity

Home to diverse indigenous tribes like the Khasis, Garos, and Jaintias, Meghalaya boasts a rich tapestry of traditions, languages, and customs that add to its unique charm.

Exploring the Natural Wonders

In Meghalaya, nature truly takes center stage, offering visitors a glimpse of some of the most awe-inspiring landscapes in the country.

Lush Forests and Biodiversity

The state is renowned for its dense forests teeming with diverse flora and fauna, providing a haven for wildlife enthusiasts and botany buffs alike.

Breathtaking Waterfalls

Meghalaya is also home to cascading waterfalls like Nohkalikai, Krang Suri, and Elephant Falls, where the sheer beauty of nature leaves visitors spellbound.

Immersing in the Local Culture

To truly experience Meghalaya is to delve into its vibrant cultural tapestry, rich with traditions and art forms that have withstood the test of time.

Traditional Festivals and Celebrations

From the vibrant Wangala festival of the Garos to the solemn Behdienkhlam celebration of the Jaintias, Meghalaya’s festivals offer a glimpse into the heart of its cultural heritage.

Arts and Handicrafts of Meghalaya

The state is also known for its intricate handicrafts like bamboo and cane products, handwoven textiles, and traditional musical instruments, all of which reflect the skilled craftsmanship of its people.

Adventure Activities in Meghalaya

For thrill-seekers and adrenaline junkies, Meghalaya offers a plethora of exciting outdoor activities that promise an unforgettable experience amidst its rugged terrain.

Trekking and Hiking Trails

With its undulating hills and verdant valleys, Meghalaya is a trekker’s paradise, offering trails like the Double Decker Living Root Bridges trek and the David Scott Trail for an exhilarating adventure.

Caving and Spelunking Adventures

Known as the ‘abode of the clouds,’ Meghalaya is also famous for its extensive network of caves, including the Mawsmai Cave and Krem Mawmluh, which beckon daring explorers to uncover their mysteries deep underground.

Culinary Delights of the Region

Local Meghalayan Cuisine

Have a taste of Meghalaya with their unique and flavorful local cuisine. From Jadoh (rice and meat dish) to Nakham Bitchi (fermented soybean chutney), the food here is a gastronomic adventure waiting to be explored.

Must-Try Dishes and Beverages

Don’t miss out on trying some of the must-try dishes and beverages in Meghalaya. Sip on a refreshing glass of Kyat or indulge in a plate of Doh-nei-iong (pork with black sesame seeds) for a true taste of the region.

Sustainable Tourism Initiatives

Community-Based Tourism Projects

Discover the beauty of Meghalaya through community-based tourism projects that empower local communities and offer visitors a chance to experience the region authentically while supporting sustainable development.

Conservation Efforts in Meghalaya

Explore the conservation efforts in Meghalaya that aim to preserve the natural beauty and biodiversity of the region. From protecting endangered species to promoting eco-friendly practices, Meghalaya is committed to sustainable tourism.

Practical Tips for a Memorable Trip

Best Time to Visit Meghalaya

Plan your trip to Meghalaya during the dry season from November to April for the best weather and clear skies. Avoid the monsoon season if you want to explore the region without getting soaked.

Packing Essentials for the Trip

Pack light but don’t forget essentials like a sturdy pair of walking shoes, rain gear, and a camera to capture the stunning landscapes. Also, carry an adventurous spirit and a healthy appetite for all the experiences Meghalaya has to offer! As you bid adieu to Meghalaya, may the memories of its natural splendors, cultural tapestry, and exhilarating experiences linger in your heart.

Whether you trekked through verdant landscapes, savored local delicacies, or immersed yourself in the traditions of this enchanting region, the allure of Meghalaya is sure to beckon you back for another unforgettable journey. Embrace the spirit of adventure and sustainability that define this captivating destination, and let the essence of Meghalaya stay with you as a cherished travel tale for years to come.

  • Bus, Airlines
  • 3 Stars Hotels
  • 500 + metres
  • Guwahati or Shillong
  • Decenber, January, Feb, Mar, October
  • Eco-Tour, Hiking
  • All meals during the trek
  • English, Hindi, Bengali
  • Easy to Moderate
  • 15-50
  • 5
  • 65

Overview

Travel the beautiful scenic Meghalaya and its capital city to see some of the best spots around while in this tour.

Highlights

  • See the famous and mystical Mawphlang Sacred Forest
  • Visit the suspension bridge over Umngot River
  • Visit Asia's cleanest village at Mawlynnong
  • Visit to Cherrapunji and adjacent top places
  • Visit the Nokhalikai Falls,
  • Also visit the Seven Sisters Falls, Wei Sawdong Falls, Garden Of Caves
  • Visit the beautiful Mawkdok Dympep Valley View Point
  • See the Elephant Falls in Shillong City

Itinerary

Upon arrival Guwahati Airport, Our Representative will meet and greet you later transfer to Shillong, Upon arrival visit places like, Mawphlang Sacred Forest, Umiam Lake, later check in to the hotel and overnight stay at hotel in Shillong.

Early morning after having breakfast at the hotel, head out for a drive to Dawki. You will be visiting the suspension bridge over the Umngot River. After that, you will drive in the direction of Mawlynnong. You will be having lunch in Mawlynnong and then you will be heading out to Riwai Village and will be walking around Single Decker Living Root Bridge. Then you will be returning to Shillong for an overnight stay.

Post breakfast, proceed to Cherrapunje, Once you are in Cherrapunjee, you can visit Nokhalikai Falls, Seven Sisters Falls, Wei Sawdong Falls, Garden Of Caves, Mawkdok Dympep Valley View Point, later back to Shillong .overnight stay in Shillong.

Post Breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed to visit Elephant Falls and local shopping in Shillong. Then, Later transfer to Guwahati. Upon arrival in Guwahati. Check in to the hotel and overnight stay in Guwahati.

Post breakfast and clearance, check out from the hotel, then drop at Railway station or at the Guwahati Airport.

Cost

The Cost Includes

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Airport(in our own vehicle)
  • Transportation to and from!
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map(in case if you don’t have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Your guide will carry the Medical Kit but we also advise to bring yourself for your own use, as far as possible)
  • All the required permits and paperwork

The Cost Excludes

  • Airfare / Rail Fees
  • Hotel Expenses (In Kathmandu, some packages do include hotel expenses)
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter.
  • Tool taxes and Parking Fees

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Do you provide hotel accommodation assistance?

Yes, we do provide hotel accommodation assistance to our customers.

What about internet access?

Yes. The Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. The Internet in Nepal is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.

Is it necessary to hire Guides?

Not really. It depends on you. If you want, we can provide you with a tour guide at an extra cost. That being said, generally we guide you enough so you do not require extra guides in most places.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Thrilling Meghalaya Tour
From ₹9,999
/ Adult
From ₹8,999
/ Child
  • Best Price Guaranteed
  • No Booking Fees
  • Professional Local Guide
  • Bus, Airlines
  • 3 Stars Hotels
  • 500 + metres
  • Guwahati or Shillong
  • Decenber, January, Feb, Mar, October
  • Eco-Tour, Hiking
  • All meals during the trek
  • English, Hindi, Bengali
  • Easy to Moderate
  • 15-50
  • 5
  • 65
Contact Form Demo
CHAT