Meghalaya, literally means ‘the abode of clouds’ in Sanskrit and it lives up to its name. The northeast Indian state that is known as much for its majestic mountains as it is for its dramatic waterfalls and gurgling rivers is slowly but surely becoming one of the hottest tourist destinations in India. Known as the ‘Scotland of the east’, Meghalaya is home to the wettest place on earth AND the cleanest village in India. The unique living root bridges, which are constructed by training the roots to grow in a certain direction, are also found here as are over 500 caves that attract cavers from as far as Austria, Germany and the UK. Meghalaya also offers several adventure tourism opportunities — from hiking and trekking to rock climbing and mountaineering. If you’re still wondering why you should visit Meghalaya, we’ll let these pictures do the talking: (ALSO SEE 10 things to do in Northeast India) Also Read - Nepal Tables Controversial Bill in Parliament For New Map Amid Border Dispute With India
1. Elephant fall in Shillong
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2. Cherapunjee is the second wettest place on earth.
3. Living root bridges in Nongriat village, Meghalaya
4. Umngot River in Dawki
5. Garo Hills
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6. Mawllynong, Asia’s cleanest village
7. Umiam Lake
8. Monsoon fishing
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9. Wards Lake in Shillong
10. Nohkalikai Falls near Cherrapunji
11. The beautiful Khasi Hills
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