Cherrapunji is one of the most elegant and soothing places in Meghalaya tourism. Earlier the wettest place on earth and famous for its double-decker root bridge, this place attract a lot of tourists from all over the world.
How to reach
The nearest airport from Cherrapunji is Umroi airport in Shillong but due to unavoidable circumstances this airport remains closed sometimes and also it is not connected will all the cities. Guwahati airport which is located at a distance of 181 km from Cherrapunji is the best way to reach there. You can hire a taxi or a cab to reach Cherrapunji via Shillong.
The nearest railway station is also Guwahati railway station which is connected to almost all the parts of India and it is just 144km from the place. Local transport, cabs, taxis are easily available from the station
You can also take bus services from the Guwahati bus stand located in Paltan Bazar in Guwahati.
Best season to visit
Although there is rain throughout the year October to February is the best time to visit Cherrapunji for a favorable climate and to enjoy every tourist spot in Cherrapunji.
About the place
Cherrapunji is the best place to visit in Meghalaya for a person who likes to romanticise with the pleasant weather.
One hot cup of tea and some Indian snacks in a small dhaba in Cherrapunji is the ultimate simple way of enjoying life. Located around 50kms from Shillong this place has a wide range of flora and fauna. The misty valleys, the small lakes, and the natural beauty of the place make one spellbound.
The double-decker living root bridge is the famous attraction in this place. There are small hotels and camping facilities for accommodation. At night the place is full of fireflies and the calming sound of the waterfall makes everyone mesmerized.
Apart from double-decker root bridge, there are other great places like Mawsmai cave, Krem phyllut, and Mawlynnong.
Cherrapunji is the place that should be there on your bucket list when you visit Meghalaya. The beautiful nature, the calming mountains, the morning mist, the traditional food and the simple life of the villagers will give you the best experience in your life.