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MEGHALAYA

Meghalaya: The Abode of Clouds

Nestled in the northeastern region of India, Meghalaya is a state renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty and vibrant cultural heritage. Often referred to as the “Abode of Clouds,” Meghalaya is distinguished by its lush green landscapes, rolling hills, and abundant rainfall. The state’s capital, Shillong, is affectionately called the “Scotland of the East” due to its picturesque scenery and cool climate. Meghalaya is also home to the wettest place on Earth, Mawsynram, which receives an average annual rainfall of 467 inches.

The state’s diverse population includes various indigenous tribes, each with its own unique traditions, languages, and customs. The Khasi, Garo, and Jaintia tribes are the major ethnic groups in Meghalaya, and their rich cultural tapestry is evident in the region’s festivals, music, and dance. Meghalaya’s living root bridges, meticulously woven from the roots of rubber trees, stand as a testament to the ingenuity and harmony with nature that characterizes the people of this enchanting state. Whether it’s exploring the mystical caves, trekking through dense forests, or experiencing the warmth of its communities, Meghalaya offers an unparalleled journey into nature’s splendor and cultural richness.

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Tour details

  • Tour Type Explore
  • Categories Destination
  • Capital Shilong
  • Language Hindi, English
  • Currency INR Rupees
  • Time Zone UTC+05:30
  • Drives on the Left
  • Calling code +91