Meghalaya : Top 7 Best Places To Visit in meghalaya

Shillong 

This state is known for its beautiful landscapes, heavy rainfalls, caving and tallest waterfalls. It also has amazing people and culture. Particularly, Shillong has been praised for its friendly people and their rich culture.

Elephant Fall

The stunning Elephant Falls were called ‘Ka Kshaid Lai Pateng Khohsiew’ (local Khasi) by the Khasi people. This refers to ‘The Three Step Waterfalls’ because they consist of three breathtaking falls that fall in succession. 

Umiam Lake 

You can observe the peacefulness of Umiam Lake, as well as the everyday life of the locals who visit the lake to find twigs and grass, or fishermen canoeing in still waters. The shores of Umiam Lake are decorated with Gulmohar trees in summer, while the water level drops and turns azure in winter. 

Cherrapunji

Cherrapunji’s misty valleys, waterfalls, and long drives make it a great place to go on road trips. Enjoy the stunning views from the valley and the waterfalls, such as Nohkalikai Waterfalls, during sunny winter days. 

Mawsynram

This place is not only blessed with rains but also has the natural bounty of nature. This village is a great place to spend a lazy weekend. You will also find amazing waterfalls within the village. Don’t forget your rainsuit if you plan to visit this area. 

Mawsmai Cave

This cave is an excellent choice for history and photography enthusiasts. Mawsmai Cave, one of the most fascinating tourist spots in Meghalaya is a great place to go if you’re looking for something more than rainforests and high waterfalls. 

Mawphlang Sacred Forest

It is also the beliefs of the local communities about the forest and its sacredness. It is sacred because locals believe it is home to a deity called Labasa who appears as a leopard or tiger and protects the community.