Meghalaya is also known as the abode of the clouds because it is the most accessible North East India’s Seven Sister States. Think pixie jungles, living root bridges, commanding landscapes with roaring high waterfalls, mountain drives under dramatic clouds, spotless villages, mysterious natural rocks, crystal clear rivers, bright blue natural pools, and the friendliest people you will meet in this place. A journey to Meghalaya can be economical and convenient for your vacation schedule. Most of the beautiful locations are less than 2 hours away by car. There is something for everyone, from adventure sports like cliff jumping, caving, trekking, and rappelling to simply relaxing in a village home or luxurious resort listening to the sounds of nature.
If you want a quick vacation, then you will need at least one week and up to twenty days to experience Meghalaya’s travel trailer. A one-week vacation will take you to some of the state’s most prominent tourist attractions, and if you extend your stay, you can easily add additional hikes and visit hidden waterfalls and villages.
Elephant Falls, Shillong
The most easily accessible of all the Meghalaya waterfalls, you can get here without breaking a sweat, and there are railed paths to get you near the waterfalls as safely as possible. These walks lead you to a place where you can feel the water spray, and also, it is a fantastic experience full of beauty and excitement. There are several other attractions in and around Shillong, the state capital, and this waterfall. The city has several stylish cafes with excellent food and ambiance and numerous market places with excellent shopping opportunities. You may easily spend 1-2 days here to enjoy your trip.
Lyngksiar Falls, Sohra
Another feature in Sohra is the multi tier falls, which are named for a fragrant flower found in the area. These are also the most famous spots for photographers to take great photos. To get to this place, you have to drive through the open countryside, where you will be able to take in the panoramic views and natural pools. To see this fall’s beauty at its best, you can travel during the months of September to November, after the monsoons have passed.
Dawki River and Mawlynnong village visit
In this place, you can enjoy a diet rich meal for breakfast, and also, you can fulfill your hunger pangs and prepare for the day’s activities at this location. On the same day, you can visit the Dawki River and the Mawlynnong village. Mawlynnong is known for being the cleanest village in the area. As a result, you may travel to see many waste disposal and sustainable development alternatives used by the people. The village is both admirable and fascinating in equal measure. Enjoy your time roaming through the village and snapping those long-awaited photos for your social media platforms. You will be driven to the Dawki River later. The Dawki River flows through the Jaintia Hills and is a wonderful sight. Once you approach your destination and observe the gorgeous Dawki River flowing calmly in all its beauty, learn the art of adoration and sightseeing. The landscape’s amazing view will surely mesmerize. You will be driven back to the campsite after some sightseeing and getting glimpses of scenic enjoyment.
So, what are you waiting for? Just put on your shoes, take your camera, and begin Meghalaya Backpacking Tour with Liveb4udie.
Touchdown at Guwahati airport, meet up with your fellow Meghalayan backpackers and get ready for a scenic ride through rugged mountains. We’ll make a photo stop at Umiam lake to make your friends back home jealous AF – before rolling into Cherrapunji. Get to know the squad over an included dinner, swapping stories and getting excited for the adventures to come.
Rise and shine! – it’s time for a morning trek to Wei Sadong waterfalls. A short 40 minute walk one way, we’ll be venturing through some dense forest! Take a dip in the crystal clear pool at the bottom or laze around the boulders. Then: we’ll head to Mawsmai Caves, try to turn yourself into jelly as we enter the caves and move through narrow twists and turns. Exiting from another end of the cave with a sense of accomplishment, this will definitely pump your adrenaline.
You can’t do Meghalaya without the living root bridges, and today we are headed for one that
puts all to shame. No lies, it’s a tiresome 2-hour trek each way. But a dip in the freshwater pools along with some natural pedicures and pictures on the Double Decker bridge will make it worth the pain. Trust us. Hiking back before the sun sets in, we’ll end the day with a much deserved delicious dinner. Ah, this is gonna be good!
Ok, nobody panic – the adventure is coming to a close. But we’re sure as hell not done yet! A visit to the most breathtaking waterfall you’ll ever see in your life is on the agenda today. Yes you guessed
it right – it’s Krang Suri falls! This waterfall situated in the Jowai region of Meghalaya is underrated AF (Google its pics if you don’t believe us!)
Enjoy the Roadtrip today, because its your last one in Meghalaya 🙁 We’ll conclude the day with a picnic to Latlium canyons (think Scottish Highlands) & watch the last sunset of our trip! We’ll come back to Shillong & party like its the last day of your life!!
Down your breakfast and brush away those tears – we’ll say our goodbyes after transferring to Guwahati airport. Until next time LiveB4YouDie 🙂
We’ll send you payment confirmation & booking details at your provided email address and will put you in touch with our trip leader for any help you need preparing for this trip. You’ll be also added to the trip’s WhatsApp group so that you can get familiar with the fellow travelers.
There are lot of great things you could spend your money on. But, remember that your trip already includes plenty of things such as breakfast everyday, few lunch(s) & dinner(s), activities, sightseeing
& much more. You yourself can make the best judgement as per your spending habits, but the necessary expense you’ll incur will be on remaining meals & few petty things which average around ₹3000. Budget extra for shopping, alcohol & other activities you may plan to do.
Anyone aged between 18-35 can join this trip. You can join solo, with a friend/partner or in a group. No matter your preference, our trips allow you to have an unforgettable experience with young travelers just like you
Our shuttle will be available at 03:30 pm to transfer you from Guwahati Airport to Cherrapunjee on Day1.
If you’re arriving any time earlier in the day, feel free to explore Guwahati city according to your convenience. We will assign you the time & nearest pickup point accordingly!
ON THE LAST DAY YOU CAN BOOK ANY FLIGHT THAT DEPARTS FROM GUWAHATI AFTER 2:00 P.M.
Kindly book refundable flight tickets to avoid any last minute hassle (if possible).
On an average, our groups have 60% Girls & 40% Guys and most of the travelers prefer to come solo. Rest tag along with their friends, partners & siblings.