Meghalaya is a hilly state in northeastern India and Shillong is the capital of Meghalaya. Shillong is known as the 'Scotland of the East'
If you are a hills person, then Meghalaya is your dream destination. Meghalaya is divided into 3 main hills - Khasi Hills (Central), Garo Hills (western range) and Jaintia Hills ( Eastern range). The local spoken language is Khasi. Most tourists travel to the Khasi hills that's a reason this is one of the famous tourist spots.
Best time to visit Meghalaya:-October and June
Nearest Airport :- Umroi Airport Shillong
Nearest railway station:-Guwahati
I went Shillong this year in January with my friends and from my school days, this place was in my travel box .I was especially very excited to see Cherrapunjee. It's known for its living root bridges, made from rubber trees.
Come with me to see & feel the beauty of Meghalaya from my eyes.
My total trip duration was 4 days. I reached Shillong with help of the below routes.
Kolkata to Guwahati by flight (Duration-1hr 20 Mins)
You can also take a train from Kolkata to Guwahati (Duration -Approx 21 hrs)
Guwahati to Shillong by Local taxi (Duration-Approx 3hr)