Top Places near rivers & lakes in Meghalaya

Here is the list of 6 Top Places near rivers & lakes in Meghalaya

1. Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya

Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya 4.0 /5 View 14+ photos

Known For : Double Decker Living Root Bridge Dawki Mawlynnong

78,080 active cases 39,424 in last 7 days

Among the wettest place on the Earth, Cherrapunjee with its clean and pristine surroundings is an excellent place to sit back and unwind.

Best Time: September to May

16 Cherrapunji Attractions

2. Mawsynram, Meghalaya

Mawsynram, Meghalaya 4.0 /5 View 5+ photos

Known For : Mawsmai Caves Mawsmai Falls Nohalikalai Falls

78,080 active cases 39,424 in last 7 days

Acknowledged as one of the wettest place in the world, the mesmerizing village of Mawsynram is a nature lover's delight and the perfect destination to behold the beauty of the rains. Mawsynram trounces Cherrapunjee by a slight margin in being the wettest place in India.

Best Time: September to November

5 Mawsynram Attractions

3. Nongpoh, Meghalaya

Nongpoh, Meghalaya 3.1 /5 View 23+ photos

Known For : Thrills Fun Park Umiam Lake Lum Nehru Park

9,984 active cases 4,736 in last 7 days

Nongpoh, Meghalaya is a petite town to be found to the North of the East Khasi Hills. Situated very close to the gorgeous Brahmaputra plains, this location is quite a favourite as a stopover before reaching Shillong.

Best Time: Throughout the year

6 Nongpoh Attractions

4. Shillong, Meghalaya - Scotland of the East

Shillong, Meghalaya - Scotland of the East 4.0 /5 View 21+ photos

Known For : Umiam Lake Elephant Falls Police Bazar

78,080 active cases 39,424 in last 7 days

A beautiful city encircled by pine trees, Shillong is the capital of Meghalaya. It derives its name from Lei Shyllong, an idol worshipped at the Shillong Peak. Standing as tall as 1496 meters, Shillong provides a relief from the heat across the country. This hill station is known for its picturesque sights and traditions. The soothing climate makes Shillong suitable to visit in all seasons. The light drizzles and the cooling gentle wind adds to the joy of visiting this hill station. This place is also known as the ‘Scotland of the East’. One can find descendants of the Khyrim, Mylliem, Maharam, Mallaisohmat, Bhowal and Langrim tribes.

Best Time: September to May

31 Shillong Attractions

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5. Williamnagar, Meghalaya - Come, engross yourself in the countryside.

Williamnagar, Meghalaya - Come, engross yourself in the countryside. 2.8 /5

Known For : Simsang River Naka Chikong Domre Falls

640 active cases 96 in last 7 days

Williamnagar was formed around the former town of Simsanggre, which is based on the large plains of the Simsang River. A very remote area usually known for its abundance of natural beauty i.e. being flanked by the mountains and having a rich composition of both water and vegetation.

Best Time: October to February

6 Williamnagar Attractions

6. Jowai, Meghalaya

Jowai, Meghalaya 3.8 /5 View 10+ photos

Known For : Tryshi Falls Nartiang Monoliths Krang Suri Falls

896 active cases 192 in last 7 days

Located in the Jaintia Hills district, Jowai is famous for its scenic setting and breathtaking views with the perfect mix of heritage and culture.

Best Time: October to Mid May

12 Jowai Attractions

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