MEGHALAYA

Meghalaya is a state of north-east india. The "meghalaya" means abode of clouds in sanskrit. Meghalaya is one of the seven sister states of northeast india. The state of meghalaya is moun¬tainous, with stretches of valley and highland plateaus, and it is geologically rich. It consists mainly of archean rock formations. These rock formations contain rich deposits of valuable minerals like coal, limestone, uranium and sillimanite.

Meghalaya has many rivers. Most of these are rainfed and seasonal. The important rivers in the garo hills region are daring, sanda, bandra, bhogai, dareng, simsang, n itai and the bhupai. In the central and eastern sections of the plateau, the important rivers are umkhri, digaru, umiam, kynchiang (jadukata), mawpa, umiam or barapani, myngot and myntdu. In the southern khasi hills region, these rivers have created deep gorges and several beautiful waterfalls.

Travel Tips

Best Time To Visit
Meghalaya is an all-year-round tourist destination, where even the monsoon provides the exhil¬aration and experience of being on the wettest place on the planet.

Temperature
In Summer, Ranges From 15°C To 25°C; In Winter, It Is Much Colder, With Temperature Ranging Be¬tween 4°C And 16°C. The Hills Are Also Often Covered By Fog During This Season. Recommended Tourist Circuits

Kaziranga-Guwahati-Shillong-Cherrapunjee-Shillong
Shillong-Mawphlang-Weiloi-Mawsynram-Shillong
Shillong-Smit-Nartiang-Thadlaskein-Jowai-Thlu Umwi-Shillong
Guwahati-Dudanai-Bajaengdoba-Angore-Tura-Barergapara-Baghmara-Siju-Balpakram-Shillong