Meghalaya : Wettest Place on Earth.

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7th Dec 2014
Photo of Meghalaya : Wettest Place on Earth. by Rakesh Ranjan

It was on Sep 2014 , i was siting on the chair , legs are resting on work table , scrolling pages in facebook . Some one come behind me cursing his life in IT and said chal kahin chalte hain . At that time unknowingly i said Yes , place decided instantly, and after couple of bookings the trip was confirmed . We all are new to each other place was unknown and people whom you are travelling are unknown. But we are ready to play with rains , Forest , piss off Bangladesh and ready to hear Mesmerizing sound of water pounding with the rocks and beautiful birds chirping.

Day 1

We have started our journey from Bhubaneswar , took a train and after a Day we end up our long journey at Guwahati : Gateway of Seven sisters states.

Booked a room near Guwahati railway station. We have a day in our hand so we tried to cover as much places as we can.

Visited Kamakahya , Boat ride in Umananda , Palatan Bazar.

Mode of transport - We took a bus near station .

Food to try - Roadside momo at Paltan bazar.

Umananda

Photo of Guwahati, Assam, India by Rakesh Ranjan
Day 2

We started our journey to Shillong next morning , Booked a Cab for whole trip till return back to guwahati.

On a way we stopped at Umium lake , went to Elephant Waterfall , Shillong peak , Ward's Lake and at the end Don Bosco Museum .

Umium lake

Photo of Umiam Lake, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, India by Rakesh Ranjan

Elephant fall Nothing like elephant though

Photo of Umiam Lake, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, India by Rakesh Ranjan

Shillong peak

Photo of Umiam Lake, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, India by Rakesh Ranjan
Day 3

Trip enter third day , it was going by a plan first it was to visit world wettest place (Cherrapunji : we read it in text book) But Mawsynram is the latest . Cherrapunji is basically a Waterfall , Nohkalikai , We tried to reach bottom of it by trekking but after certain point there was large bushes so we stop at that point. After that we had a lunch and went to Mawsmai Cave which was ancient . Then we went to devil rock .

I can see Bangladesh after that

Photo of Cherrapunjee, Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya 793111, India by Rakesh Ranjan

Devil's rock

Photo of Cherrapunjee, Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya 793111, India by Rakesh Ranjan

Nohkalikai fall

Photo of Cherrapunjee, Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya 793111, India by Rakesh Ranjan

Way to Cherrapunji

Photo of Cherrapunjee, Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya 793111, India by Rakesh Ranjan

Scenic beauty of Mountains

Photo of Cherrapunjee, Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya 793111, India by Rakesh Ranjan
Day 4

Enter day 4 for India cleanest village Mawlynnong village , food there was awesome , we have some farms egg . We went to living root bridge , trek for some time , on return we have take one wrong turn . End of the day was for shopping to buy some local goods , we went to Shillong famous Police Bazar.

Living root bridge

Photo of Shillong, Shillong, Meghalaya, India by Rakesh Ranjan

On the way to India cleanest village

Photo of Shillong, Shillong, Meghalaya, India by Rakesh Ranjan

Mawlynnong village

Photo of Shillong, Shillong, Meghalaya, India by Rakesh Ranjan
Day 5

Day 5 enter and we are returning back with a day in hand so we decided to visit kaziranga National Park , take a jeep on rent , spend some leisure time at cottage , rhinos , tigress baby cub , birds , reptiles and elephant .

Ended a day with camp fire :).

Resort in kohara

Photo of Kaziranga National Park, Kanchanjuri, Assam 784177, India by Rakesh Ranjan

Jeep

Photo of Kaziranga National Park, Kanchanjuri, Assam 784177, India by Rakesh Ranjan

Rhinos

Photo of Kaziranga National Park, Kanchanjuri, Assam 784177, India by Rakesh Ranjan

Resort where we stayed 

Photo of Kaziranga National Park, Kanchanjuri, Assam 784177, India by Rakesh Ranjan
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