Places to see in Meghalaya
see in Meghalaya
Cherrapunjee’, may well be regarded
as one of the most popular tourist spots in North East of India. It
lies to the south of the capital Shillong. The town is very well
known and needs little publicity. A rather scenic, 50 kilometer long
road, connects Cherrapunjee with Shillong.
The popular waterfalls in the state are the Elephant Falls, Shadthum
Falls, Weinia falls, Bishop Falls, Nohkalikai Falls, Langshiang
falls and Sweet Falls. The hot springs at Jakrem near Mawsynram are
believed to have curative and medicinal properties.
Meghalaya also has many natural and manmade lakes. The Umiam Lake
(popularly known as Bara Pani meaning Big water) on the
Guwahati-Shillong road is a major tourism attraction for tourist.
Meghalaya several parks; Thangkharang Park, the Eco-park, the
Botanical Garden and Lady Hydari Park to name a few. Dawki, which is
located at about 96 Kilometres from Shillong is the gateway to
Bangladesh and affords a scenic view of some of the tallest mountain
ranges in Meghalaya and the Bangladesh border lands.