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About Meghalaya

Meghalaya Holiday Packages
Snuggled among the North-Eastern Himalayas, Meghalaya is famously known as the “Abode of the Clouds.” It is a beautiful mountain state that is visited by travelers from across the globe and the Meghalaya tour packages facilitate them to enjoy tourist attractions, tasty food, a lively nightlife, and good shopping options at pocket-friendly rates.
Grab a chance to revel in the glory of nature and explore enticing places full of mystical lakes and splendid waterfalls with our tour packages for Meghalaya.

With our list of Meghalaya travel packages, travelers are not only at an advantage of availing reasonable rates but also get to explore the famous places to visit, get around the city, stay at the best accommodation options, shop to their heart’s content, and relish the beauty of its rich culture, at their own pace, and convenience. Explore the long list of customizable and highly affordable Meghalaya tourism packages below.

10 Best Places To Visit in Meghalaya

Being a year-round destination Meghalaya is a delight to visit even during the monsoons when the rains allow the lush beauty of this enchanting landscape to exhilarate the souls of those who book exciting Meghalaya holiday packages. Shillong, Cherrapunji, Umiam Lake, Mawphlang Sacred Forest, and Nohkalikai Falls are top tourist places in Meghalaya.

Families, friends, and honeymooners book packages for visiting this charming state all through the year. These packages help the tourists to enjoy their vacation in a well-planned and organized manner. It presents a comprehensive Meghalaya trip itinerary that explains holidaymakers about their vacation schedule of Meghalaya.

Most of these packages offer lucrative holidaying opportunities to travelers and enable them to enjoy several thrilling activities, like trekking, river rafting, waterfall rappelling, camping and boating that can be clubbed with their Meghalaya trip package to increase the fun of their vacation.

1. Shillong

What’s Special: Famous for parks, waterfalls, rolling hill, and dense forests

Nearby Attractions: Shillong Peak, Laitlum, Sacred Grove, David Scott Trail, Kyllang Rock, Nongriat, Mawlynnong, Nongkhnum, Nohkalikai Falls, Cherrapunjee, Jowai

Houses: Hiking trails, parks, nature parks

Transportation Options: Trains, Buses, Cabs

The stunning city of Shillong is surrounded by beautiful pine trees. The capital city of Shillong is also known as Scotland of East, owing to its natural beauty. The city is home to numerous picturesque waterfalls, astounding hills, gorgeous lakes, and a wide variety of flora and fauna. Visit the city and attend many exciting musical festivals that keep occurring throughout the year.

2. Cherrapunji‎

What’s Special: Famous for living root bridges that can bear the weight of around 50 people at a time and one of the wettest places in the world.

Nearby Attractions: Nohkalikai Waterfalls, Mawsynram Village, Double Decker Living Root Bridges, Krem Mawmluh, Mawsmai Nongthymmai Eco Park, Dainthlen Waterfall, Mawlynnong Village

Houses: Forests, natural caves, variety of flora and fauna

Distance From City Center: Around 53.7 Kilometers

Transportation Options: Car, Taxi, Buses, Train

Cherrapunji is popular for being one of the wettest places on earth. That is the reason that it is home to many beautiful waterfalls and dense forests. The place has one of the conserving places for rich biodiversity. Visit the place and see a plethora of natural caves. You will also get a chance to see many tribes and their rich culture.

3. Mawphlang Sacred Forest

What’s Special: Sacred Groves

Nearby Attractions: Butterfly Museum, Bishop and Beadon Falls, Botanical Survey of India, Ward’s Lake, Elephant Falls, Air Force Museum, Shillong Peak

Timings: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Houses: Plants, butterflies, flowering trees, and orchids

Distance From City Center: 26.9 Kilometers

Transportation Options: Cab, Taxi

Mawphland Sacred Forest is located around 26 kilometers away from Shillong. The place is a paradise for nature lovers and it boasts of flowering trees, orchids, butterflies, and plants. The forest is looked-after by the Lyngdoh Clan. Many people across the country come here for nature photography and to see a wide variety of flora.

4. Umiam Lake

What’s Special: Water forests and adventure facilities

Nearby Attractions: Lum Nehru Park, Lum Sohpetbneng, Church of Christ, Thrills Fun Park Shillong Peak, Elephant Falls, Laitlum Canyons, Phan Nonglait Park

Timings: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Houses: kayaking, water cycling, and boating

Distance From City Center: 17 Km

Transportation Options: Taxi, Cab

Umiam Lake is a man-made lake which is located around 17 kilometers away from Shillong. Umiam Lake came into the existence owing to the construction of a dam for generating hydroelectric power. The lake is surrounded by lush green Khasi hills which offers panoramic views.

5. Nohkalikai Falls

What’s Special: Nohkalikai Falls cascades from a height of around 1100 feet

Nearby Attractions: Mawsynram Village, Double Decker Living Root Bridges, Krem Mawmluh, Mawsmai Nongthymmai Eco Park, Dainthlen Waterfall, Mawlynnong Village

Timings: 9 AM to 5 PM

Houses: waterfalls, views

Distance From City: 54 km

Transportation Options: bus, private vehicles

Nohkalikai Falls is one of the most popular places to visit in Meghalaya and it is also one of the highest falling waterfalls in the world. It is located amidst Khasi Hill, offering scenic views. The source of water to the Nohkalikal Falls is continuous rainfall in Cherapunji.

6. Balpakram National Park

What’s Special: Wildlife

Nearby Attractions: Tura, Cherrapunji, Shillong

Timings: 7 am - 6 pm

Houses: Marbles Cat, Wild Cows, Deer, Wild Buffalo, Red Panda

Distance From City: 55.3 km

Transportation Options: cars, taxis

Referred to as the ‘Land of Spirits’, The Balphakram National Park is considered to be a travelers’ paradise. Many tourists visit this place to explore the rich biodiversity of this National Park. It is the best hangout spot for wildlife enthusiasts and wildlife photographers. Add this to your Meghalaya travel package if you wish to witness rare species such as Indian Bison, Sterow, and Lesser Panda.

7. Elephant Falls

What’s Special: An elephant-like stone

Nearby Attractions: Ward’s lake, Umiam Lake

Timings: Open 24/7

Houses: elephant-like stone, views

Distance From City: 87 km

Transportation Options: Private vehicles, taxis

Meghalaya is known for many natural wonders and one of them is the amazing waterfalls. While touring the evergreen Meghalaya head to the Elephant Falls and spend some time alluring the gorgeous view. Once here, you’ll see an elephant-like stone at its foot which explains its name. It is one of the most popular falls in the North-East.

8. Don Bosco Museum

What’s Special: Antiques, galleries, cultural history of North East

Nearby Attractions: Shillong, Ward’s Lake

Timings: 9 am - 4:30 pm

Houses: galleries

Distance From City: 98.2 km

Transportation Options: Private vehicles, buses, taxi

Add Don Bosco Museum to your Meghalaya tour package if you are interested in knowing the cultural history of the state. The museum is situated in Shillong and features 17 galleries that take you through the cultures of Northeast India. Apart from the galleries, you’ll see a wide arrangement of antiques, weapons, archaic expressions, and painstaking work that portray the lifestyle and cultures of various tribes and individuals of Meghalaya.

9. Mawlynnong Village

What’s Special: the cleanest village in Asia

Nearby Attractions: Living root bridge, Church of The Epiphany

Timings: 24/7

Houses: Waterfalls, scenic views, bamboo houses

Distance From City: 141 km

Transportation Options: Private vehicles, taxi, buses

When you tour Mawlynnong you’ll know why it is the cleanest village in Asia. It is situated at the most exotic locations in Meghalaya. From gurgling waterfalls and root bridges to clean surroundings and a scenic view, this village is a tourist destination. Not only the views and waterfalls, but you’ll also spot bamboo houses where you can stay and experience the living style of the natives.

10. Mawsmai Cave

What’s Special: greenery and vegetation

Nearby Attractions: Root Bridge, Kynrem Falls

Timings: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Houses: Vegetation

Distance From City: 126 km

Transportation Options: Bus, taxi, private vehicles

When compared this cave to other caves in the region, Mawsmai is stunning without any doubt. When here you’ll see a lot of vegetation and the length of the cave is 150 meters which isn’t too much when contrasted with the other caves of the region. Located only 6 km away from the core of Cherrapunjee, this is a must-visit place when touring Meghalaya.

Meghalaya Tour Package from Top Cities of India

Plan a pleasant stay amidst the soothing sunsets, panoramic views, scenic beauty and fresh greenery. Pick from our long list of packages from various Indian cities such as Meghalaya Packages.

Best time to visit Meghalaya

Our hand-picked Meghalaya holiday tour packages also pamper the travelers with the most indulgent spa, wellness and treatment options. There are plenty of options to choose from ranging from holistic Ayurveda to green tea hydrotherapy. The best time to visit Meghalaya is from October through May. Monsoon in Meghalaya arrives early and continues till September. To watch the waterfalls in their full glory, autumn is a perfect time to visit Meghalaya.

Summer Season

Meghalaya experiences summers from April till June and the temperature fluctuates between 12-degrees Celsius to 30-degrees Celsius. The mornings and evenings during summer are pleasant and great for sightseeing and a plethora of outdoor activities. On Meghalaya tour plan explore the famous festivals like Shad Suk Mynsiem and Chad Sukra which are celebrated in the month of April and is celebrated for 3 days. The entire place becomes vibrant and dips in the festivities. You will witness dance, music, and traditional rituals everywhere in Meghalaya.

Monsoon Season

From June till October are the months of heavy rainfall. The place sees extreme and non-stop downpours during these months. The place is also home to the world's rainiest cities such as Cherrapunji and Mawsynram. Sightseeing and outdoor activities become very difficult during the monsoon months. It is better to avoid travelling to Meghalaya during monsoon. Though the place looks green and fresh, as it is washed by heavy rains. The entire state covers in lush greenery during the monsoon season. You will also see waterfalls gushing in full speed and most of the water bodies are filled with water. If you love rains, you can go ahead and plan a trip in monsoon.

Winter Season

The winter begins in November and is there until February. The temperature during winters fluctuates between 15-degrees Celsius to 3-degrees Celsius. Morning and evenings are usually foggey during these months, however one can easily go for sightseeing during the day. The weather is cool and misty which is perfect for activities like trekking and other thrilling activities.

How To Reach Meghalaya?

Here are the following ways to reach Meghalaya without facing any hassle. Read on to know the different types of ways to reach the place of magical waterfalls and caves.

By Air

The only airport in Meghalaya is in Umroi which is 35km from Shillong. Post reaching the airport you can take a cab or a taxi and head to your destination. The airport is not very associated with other Indian cities and for this very reason, there are limited flights available. Nevertheless, check the latest updates and then plan your route accordingly.

By Train

As of now, there are no railway stations in Meghalaya. The closest station is in Guwahati which is 100 km away from Shillong and you can use that to arrive at the capital of Meghalaya. The Guwahati station is well connected with other Indian cities and is often used to reach Meghalaya.

By Bus

A lot of people choose this kind of transportation to reach Meghalaya as it is both convenient and economical. There are various buses, both regular and deluxe available for you. Keep in mind that buses are slow and less comfortable, thus many travelers use taxis or cabs to reach the desired destination in Meghalaya.

A Meghalaya trip allows one to visit some of the most magnificent places like Elephant Falls, Siju Cave, Mawthadraishan Peak, Mawsmai Cave, All Saints Church, Umiam Lake, I along Park, and the fascinating Mawlynnong Village.

A Meghalaya travel plan also has no dearth of romantic locations ideal for the couples who wish to celebrate their relationship. Sightseeing attractions and things to do by the newlyweds include enjoying the romantic weather from the Shillong peak, basking in the natural greenery and panoramic vistas of Cherrapunji, a walk along the living roots bridge, trekking to reach the captivating sight from the Laitlum Canyon and mesmerizing over the tranquility of Dawki. Here is a list of all our Meghalaya packages to make your holidays in the Northeast memorable.


18 Meghalaya Tour Packages

Best Meghalaya Tour Packages
Meghalaya Tour Packages Duration Price* Inclusions Details
ABODE OF THE CLOUD 3 Nights / 4 Days ₹17000/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
EASTERN MEADOWS 3 Nights / 4 Days ₹15700/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
NORTH-EAST BEAUTY 4 Nights / 5 Days ₹26000/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
SPLENDOUR HIMALAYA 4 Nights / 5 Days ₹20500/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
SCOTLAND OF THE EAST 4 Nights / 5 Days ₹22900/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
18 tour packages in Meghalaya
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ABODE OF THE CLOUD Shillong – 3N

4 Days & 3 Nights

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17000/- Per Person on twin sharing
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EASTERN MEADOWS Shillong 2N – Guwahati 1N

4 Days & 3 Nights

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15700/- Per Person on twin sharing
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NORTH-EAST BEAUTY Kaziranga 2N – Shillong 2N

5 Days & 4 Nights

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26000/- Per Person on twin sharing
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SPLENDOUR HIMALAYA Shillong 3N – Guwahati 1N

5 Days & 4 Nights

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20500/- Per Person on twin sharing
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SCOTLAND OF THE EAST Shillong – 4N

5 Days & 4 Nights

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22900/- Per Person on twin sharing
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PEAKS & LAKES Shillong 2N – Guwahati 2N

5 Days & 4 Nights

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19000/- Per Person on twin sharing
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NORTH EAST TRIANGLE Kaziranga 2N – Shillong 2N – Guwahati 1N

6 Days & 5 Nights

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29500/- Per Person on twin sharing
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SPLENDOUR HIMALAYA Shillong 3N – Guwahati 2N

6 Days & 5 Nights

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24000/- Per Person on twin sharing
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CHARMING NORTHEAST Shillong 2N _Kaziranga 2N – Guwahati 2N

7 Days & 6 Nights

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33000/- Per Person on twin sharing
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MESMERISING MEGHALAYA Shillong 2N – Cherrapunjee 2N – Guwahati 2N

7 Days & 6 Nights

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27500/- Per Person on twin sharing
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NORTHEAST TRIANGLE Kaziranga 2N – Shillong 3N – Guwahati 1N

7 Days & 6 Nights

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34400/- Per Person on twin sharing
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MAJESTIC MEGHALAYA Shillong 3N – Cherrapunjee 2N – Guwahati 1N

7 Days & 6 Nights

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31700/- Per Person on twin sharing
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NORTHEAST PARADISE Kaziranga 2N – Shillong 3N – Cherapunjee 2N – Guwahati 1N

9 Days & 8 Nights

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46200/- Per Person on twin sharing
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BEAUTY OF ARUNACHAL BHALUKPONG 1N – DIRANG 1N – TAWANG 3N – BOMDILA 1N - GUWAHATI 2N

9 Days & 8 Nights

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49200/- Per Person on twin sharing
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HEAVENS OF THE EAST Shillong 2N – Tezpur / Bhalukpong 1N – Dirang 1N – Tawang 2N – Bomdila 1N – Guwahati 1N

9 Days & 8 Nights

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47000/- Per Person on twin sharing
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LAND OF THE RISING SUN BHALUKPONG 1N – DIRANG 2N – TAWANG 3N – BOMDILA 1N – KAZIRANGA 2N – GUWAHATI 2N

12 Days & 11 Nights

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66300/- Per Person on twin sharing
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GLIMPSE OF NORTH-EAST Bhalukpong 1N – Dirang 1N – Tawang 2N – Bomdila 1N – Kaziranga 2N – Shillong 3N – Guwahati 2N

13 Days & 12 Nights

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76700/- Per Person on twin sharing
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1 reviews
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GLIMPSE OF NORTH-EAST 3 Night Shillong | 3 Night Cherapunjee

7 Days & 6 Nights

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52000/- Per Person on twin sharing
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