Laitlum canon is one of the best places to visit in Meghalaya. It presents the true colours of the state with the blend of the breath-taking view, rich culture, and traditional cuisine of the place.
How to reach
The nearest airport from Laitlum Grand Canyon is Guwahati international airport which is 141km and takes almost 5 hours to reach. You can hire a taxi or a cab to reach the place.
The nearest railway station is also in Guwahati which is 117km from the place and takes 4hours to reach by road
Bus services from Guwahati and Shillong are also available and the bus service from Guwahati is connected to major cities of the northeast and other states.
Best time to visit
September to March is the best time to visit the place as the fog is less and you will be able to see the breath-taking scenery. The best time to visit the place is in the afternoon as the mornings and evenings are mostly foggy.
About the place
Laitlum canyon is the less explored place of Meghalaya. But the place is one of the best wonders of nature. The floating clouds in the bodies of East Khasi hills. If you are interested in photography then this place will give you magnificent shots from heaven.
This place has a 3000-step staircase to climb and is liked by most of the adventurers. After you go to the main place you can wear traditional costumes of the Khasi tribe of Meghalaya and click pictures with the heavenly background of the place.
Sunrise and sunsets are very different from other places. The vibe and the environment will make you feel very happy from inside and will teach you to live in the moment.
Laitlum Canyon is an example of how small we are in front of nature. It has still a lot to get explored by travellers. So, if you are visiting Meghalaya give it a try and trust me you will never regret it!