Incredibly situated in the foothills of the Mighty Himalayas in northeast India, Meghalaya proposes awe-inspiring destinations to the world. The region occupies some phenomenal attractions, like Shillong, Cherrapunji, Mawsynram, Umiam Lake, Nohkalikai Falls, Double-decker Living Root Bridge, Elephant Falls, Tura, Balpakram National Park, Mawlynnong Village, Mawphlang Sacred Forest, Khasi Hills, Seven Sister Falls, Garo Hills, Krem Liat Prah, etc.
The hide-and-seek going on between the Sun and rain here is one of the reasons for its popularity. Wrap up your next tour in this state with several outdoor activities, ranging from camping, sunbathing, fishing to boating. With a reputed tour guide, discover the nook and corner of the famous sites in the state.
Culture, Tradition, and Art
A culturally prosperous state, Meghalaya involves three main ethnic tribes – Garos, Jaintias, and Khasis. The communities, overall, are cheerful, friendly, and adaptable. Each community holds different cultures, traditions, and customs. Folk traditions embrace dance and music with flute, drams, mridangas, or horns involved. Laho, Shad Suk, Wangala, and Nongkrem are a few famous forms of dances performed in the state.
Being very exclusive in art and craft, Meghalaya gives you scope for a hand full of shopping for - traditional bamboo products, cane products, bamboo-woven bed sheets, table covers, etc. Carpet weaving, woodcarving, textile weaving, ornaments making, and other forms of handicrafts created by the natives are worth praising.
Festivals and Cuisine Styles
Celebrations strengthen harmony. This land experiences a wide range of important festivals, such as Shad Suk Mynsiem (celebrated in April), Behdeinkhlam Festival (Celebrated in July), Shad Sukra (Celebrated in mid-April/May), Nongkrem Festival (Celebrated in October/November),Wangala Festival (Celebrated in November), holding individual significance.
Let's come to one of the most interesting parts of traveling - Food Ranges! What food specialties Meghalaya offers entailing Jodoh, Nakham Bitchi, Pumaloi, Momos, Bamboo Shoots, Mini Songa, Pukhlein, Kyat, Sakin Gata, etc. There are other variations in food choices as well.
Often said, Meghalaya is a safe place for solo travelers. However, expert assistance from your tour guide keeps your Meghalaya trip tension-free, and pleasurable throughout. A compact tour package awaits you. Make your choice and set off on the journey.