Cherrapunji also know as Sohra is subdivisional town in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya, India. Cherrapunji holds the all-time record for the most rainfall in a calendar month and in a year. Cherrapunji is one of the most wettest place on Earth, next to Mawsynram currently holds that top place. Cherrapunji home to many spectacular waterfalls, lakes and historical double decker living root bridge. Cherrapunjee is 54km from state capital city Shillong.
There are several examples of double living root bridges, the most famous being the "Double Decker" root bridge of Nongriat Village near Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya, India. The Living Root Bridges are made from rubber tree roots. Living Root Bridges in Meghalaya are recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Sites. Of all the Living Root Bridges in Meghalaya, the double-decker root bridge in Cherrapunji and the single-decker root bridge in Shillong are the unique bridges in the world and make for prime attraction in the Northeast. Nongriat Village Double Decker Living Root Bridge is located at 22km from Cherrapunjee, 67km from Shillong.
Laitlum Canyon is a picturesque mountain ridge situated near Shilong in East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya, India. Located at 24 km from Shillong is one of the must visit places in Meghalaya. Laitlum Canyons is a less crowded and less commercial yet beautiful tourist spot known for its sublime natural beauty.
Named as of the cleanest villages in Asia, Mawlynnong a small village is in the East Khasi Hills district of the Meghalaya state, India. Located at approx 78km from Shillong is one of the best Places to Visit in Meghalaya. village houses some of the rarest natural wonders of north east, like the Mawlynnong waterfall, The live root bridge here is the major attraction for all the visitors across the country.
Mawsynram is a village in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya, India. Mawsynram receives one of the highest rainfalls in India, hence is called wettest place on Earth. Located at 65 kilometres from Shillong the capital city of the state Meghalaya.
Breathtaking Nohkalikai Falls located near Cherrapunjee in East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya, India is the tallest plunge waterfall in India. Falling from a height of 1,100 ft, this fall is a great attraction of Cherrapunjee which is one of the wettest place on earth. The ideal time to visit Nohkalikai is during the monsoon season, when the falls are at its most spectacular. Located at 7km from Cherrapunjee , 55km from Shillong the state capital.
Rainbow falls is a serene waterfalls located near Nongriat village in Cherrapunji, Meghalaya.
Famous Seven-segmented waterfall also called Seven Sisters Falls or Nohsngithiang Falls is located near Mawsmai village in East Khasi Hills of Meghalaya, India. The water falls from a height of 1,033 making it one of the tallest waterfalls in India. Located at just 5km from Cherrapunjee one of the wettest place on earth which receives record rainfall. Its approximately 58km from state capital city Shillong.
Shillong is a Beautiful Hill Station town also capital city of the State as well as the District headquarter of East Khasi Hills District in Meghalaya, India. Shillong receives heavy rainfalls during monsoon and hence its a home to several waterfalls and lakes. The presence of many well reputed educational institutions, many of them established by various missionary groups make Shillong the hub of education for the entire north-east. Shillong is 103kms from Guwahati.
Umiam Lake. More popularly known as Barapani or Big Water lake this is the biggest artificial lake in the State of Meghalaya. Located at 15 km north of Shillong the state capital. The lake was formed after a dam was constructed to generate hydroelectric power. The scenic Umiam Lake is encircled by lush green East Khasi hills that form one of the best panoramic sights for nature-lovers in the country.