Meghalaya is one of the states located in the North East region of the country. Flanked by Assam on one side and the country of Bangladesh on the other, it is known to have a reputation of being called "The Abode of Clouds". But apart from that, it is also known for its scenic landscape, luxurious waterfalls, serene lakes and historical landmarks to name a few.
Meghalaya is composed of the Khasi Hills, Jaiñtia Hills and Garo Hills, named after the ethnic communities that reside in them. This article, however, will concentrate mainly on the places to visit that are located in the Jaiñtia Hills.
The Jaiñtia Hills comprises of two districts at present: West Jaiñtia Hills District has its headquarters at Jowai which is 66 km from Shillong, the state capital, and the East Jaiñtia Hills District, with its headquarters at Khliehriat which is another 35 km from Jowai. One can easily get a cab from Shillong to travel to Meghalaya, if one wishes to travel. Otherwise, there are many travel agencies that one can find easily in Police Bazaar which arrange travel tours at reasonable prices. Of course, if one already has connections there, then that is a bonus!
The following are some of the places that one can visit that are in Jaiñtia hills. This list is but a fraction of places to go to so one need not go by it strictly. Because as far as discovering Meghalaya is concerned, there's a lot that is left to be discovered.