Meghalaya Tourism & Travel Guide

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Being a place where one could get accommodation, we made Cherrapunji our basecamp for exploring Meghalaya....

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Umiam Lake

Umiam Lake is a reservoir situated in the slopes 15 km toward the North of Shillong in the state of Meghalaya, India. It was made by damming the Umiam waterway in the mid 1960s. The chief catchment range of the lake and dam is spread more than 220 square km. The lake was framed as a major aspect of building a Dam. The dam began development in 1965. The dam has the qualification of being the first Hydel force venture in the North-east locale of India. The lake serves as a noteworthy vacation spot for the state of Meghalaya. Aside from putting away water for power era, the lake additionally gives home to various biological species at smaller scale, meso and full scale levels. Downstream watering system, fisheries and drinking water take into account nearby anthropogenic needs. It is likewise a well known destination for water game and adventure trips. Sightseers visit this spot for Scooting, kayaking, water cycling, and drifting.
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Police Bazar

Police Bazar or PB as locally called is the most happening place of Shillong or few people will say this is the Shillong point!
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About Meghalaya

Literally meaning the 'abode of clouds', Meghalaya is a tiny state blessed with plenty of rain all year long. This obviously means a lot of greenery and ample water bodies all across. Since the major chunk of the rain falls between June and September, it's best to admire the dramatic cliffs, lofty waterfalls and the endless caves of the place during the rest of the year.Famous for: Rainfall and a large variety of orchids.Places to Visit: Cherrapunjee and Mawsynram (wettest place on earth), Shillong (Elephant Falls, Mawjymbuin Cave), Williamnagar (for birdwatching).Things to Do: Attend the Wangala Drum Festival in autumn (the date for 2016 was Nov 11). Walk across the natural root bridges in Cherrapunjee.Food: Since Meghalaya is home to the Mongoloid tribes as well, the cuisine is a bit different from the rest of the Seven Sisters with emphasis on spicy meat and fish curries.Climate: 8-15 degrees Celsius in winters. 20-33 degrees Celsius in summers.Best Time to Visit: April to June.Average Expenditure Per Head (excluding flights): Rs. 10,500 for 5 days.How to reach: The main airport is Umroi Airport, located 30km away from Shillong. It is accessible from all the major cities in the country via either Kolkata or Guwahati.For an extended itinerary on Meghalaya, refer to this trip.

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Best time to visit Meghalaya is from October to May
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