Meghalaya in Hindi means “abode of clouds”, is enclosed by abounding natural wealth, landscape and wildlife. It also boasts some of the most vibrant and colourful tribal cultures. Geographically, it is a mountainous state with plateaus, and valleys, shaping its exquisite landscapes. The place is home to several exotic wildlife species and verdant vegetation. Famously called the Scotland of the East, the place is one of the most sought out tourist destinations. Tourist in huge numbers throngs the place to witness some of the marvellous natural opulence in the form of caves, breathtaking waterfalls, serene lakes, sacred groves, gardens and undulating meadows.
The land is also known for its spectacular waterfalls like Elephant Falls, Shadthum Falls, Weinia Falls, Bishop Falls, Nohkalikai Falls, Langshiang Falls and Sweet Falls. Another gem is the Nongkhnum Island, it is the largest river based island in India, and a must visit. The destination famous for its various lakes; the Umiam Lake (locally known as Bara Pani), attracts a majority of travellers. Tourist must also visit its exquisite parks such as Thangkharang Park, the Eco-park, the Botanical Garden and Lady.
Other exquisite natural phenomena of this land are its sandstone and limestone caves. These caves are some of the longest and deepest in the sub-continent with Krem Liat Prah is the longest, and Synrang Pamiang is the deepest, both located in the Jaintia Hills. Jaw- dropping bridges made of living roots and rural village lives showcasing its old tradition and cultures. In short, the entire state is dotted with lots of tourist attractions. Shillong, the capital is a cosmopolitan and vibrant city. The urban scene of the state is carefree and people loves to hear the rock music. There are many local bands that play live shows. Cherrapunji, the wettest place on the earth also offers amazing scenic beauty to explore. Tybros Holidays offers a wide range of Meghalaya holiday packages.