No doubt that when confronted with this more of wonderful travel opportunities, and choosing the right place to visit India, is something one of the most difficult tasks. From stunning beaches to religious sites and historical monuments to hill stations, India has many wonders of places to visit for the Tourist. India is a country that never fails to amaze.
- 1 Top 5 Places to Visit in Meghalaya with Friends
- 2 1. Roots Bridges
- 3 2. Umiam Lake
- 4 3. Nohkalikai Falls
- 5 4. Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures
- 6 5. Double Decker Living Root Bridge
- 7 Top 5 Popular Indian States for Tourist, Meghalaya is the Best
- 8 1. Himachal Pradesh
- 9 2. Punjab
- 10 3. Goa
- 11 4. Rajasthan
- 12 5. Kerala
Top 5 Places to Visit in Meghalaya with Friends
1. Roots Bridges
The bridge was one of the must see menu and missed last time while was in Shillong but not this time. This is definitely one of the must visit places in Meghalaya. The pathway to this spot from the top comprises of a concrete pathway in the beginning and stone steps in the end. It is not difficult for the elderly or the children to navigate to this place. The pathway is lined with few vendors selling natural village produce like pineapple, cucumber, watermelon, sweet potato along with handicrafts etc.
2. Umiam Lake
This is also known locally as Bara Paanee. The lake has been created by creating a dam on the River Umiam. Umiam lake or Barapani is the first natural sight that you see which makes you feel that you have entered into the abode of clouds. The sunset was truly a great sight to see from the lake. It is located near Shillong and is very huge providing a very iconic view to nature lovers. There is very cleanliness and a very pleasant environment. There are fresh water sports activities that are carried out at the lake subject to weather conditions and availability.
3. Nohkalikai Falls
Nohkalikai falls of Cherrapunjee is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Meghalaya. Its beauty is speechless and people get the most exciting experience in that place. It’s one of the most spectacular and highest waterfalls in the state. The waterfall is located near Cherrapunji, one of the wettest places on Earth. Nohkalikai Falls are fed by the rainwater collected on the summit of comparatively small plateau and decrease in power during the dry season.
4. Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures
The biggest museum you will see in Meghalaya. It is arranged on 7 floors with 17 galleries. There’s a sky walk at the terrace which is another unique feature. The collection is huge with detailed explanations on North East and its various tribes. It’s a must visit destination in Shillong. The center has a collection of all the finer details of North East and its rich culture beautifully displayed and cited. Is very elaborate and rich with north eastern past and present. And Has multiple rooms on different levels. It takes you through the journey of the various sects and tribes of meghalaya. It has a little cafe and a sky walk on the top floor.
5. Double Decker Living Root Bridge
This is one of rare wonders of Nature with little bit of contribution of Men. It is actually roots of Tree which are intertwined into complex maize of strong rope that it can support up to 50 people simultaneously. To reach the double decker bridge there are approx. between 3000-3500 steps, which is to be climbed down. The village near the double decker bridge is called Nongriat. You have to cross two suspension bridges that run over crystal clear Blue River. And on the entire route you will keep running into breathtaking views/scenes including the natural’s pool formations.
Top 5 Popular Indian States for Tourist, Meghalaya is the Best
1. Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh is the Land of the Gods, this state is famous for its stunning and beautiful Himalayan natural landscapes and also the breathtaking hill stations. The places include Dharamsala, Manali, and Kullu are some of the most visited destinations in this hilly state for the Tourists from outside. This State is Offering pristine natural beauty. The snowcapped Himalayan peaks and the stunning lakes are mesmerizing and Eye catchy too. In this Outstanding state, travelers can engage in a number of many outdoor activities which includes paragliding, rock climbing, mountain biking, heli-skiing and much more activities.
Punjab is once again one of the most beautiful states to visit in India with its iconic and beautiful Golden Temple located in Amritsar. Punjab is well Known for its delicious cuisine, ethnic and religious diversity, and history. Especially its Sikh religious history. Punjab will make the perfect destination for those who are looking for its local culture and stories of the ancient empires. Moving to the villages is a must to experience its true Punjab culture. Travelers should also love and aims to attend the flag lowering ceremony which takes place at Wagah Border. This State is also a tourist place to visit.
This Place is well known around the world for its beautiful beaches, Goa is a destination for the Tourists, Family, New Married Couples and Friends. So, it is not to be missed when visiting India. Sunsets at the golden sand beaches are simply breathtaking and something Eye catching for the Tourists especially. And also, the local cuisine which includes many seafood dishes, is mouthwatering. Goa also offers travelers from the other states, the opportunity to engage in many water sports, such as wind surfing and water skiing. Goa is among one of India’s smallest states, but one with an old town, and a very unique of its ethnicity and culture. While travelling across Goa, you will come across Hindu temples, Portuguese churches, and stunning wildlife sanctuaries.
This State is Known to be the land of kings, Rajasthan is a stunning and the full heritage of histories, stories of wars and victories, romance, misfortunes and glories. What’s more to miss, these folkloric tales of love and heroism are not only part of the local people’s collective memory, but they are also physically reflected in Rajasthan’s many monuments, magnificent palaces and forts. This magic state is again thus rich in full of traditions and culture, but is also the place to stunning desert safaris, sand-dunes, breathtaking wildlife and forests for the attractions of the Tourists. One must see the destinations include Jaipur, Udaipur, and Jodhpur among many others in the State of Rajasthan.
Called to as God’s own country, Kerala is one of the prettiest and Beautifull among the states and seemingly it has all the interesting and amazing places for the tourist. It is home to some of the most stunning and beautiful beaches including Kovalam, Muzhappilangad, Varakala, and many more beaches. It also has breathtaking hill stations, gripping waterfalls, historical places, and also two national parks and 12 beautiful wildlife sanctuaries. Well, Tourist will love to see this State. For those who are all searching for the Hill Station, Munnar is always a good option. In any case, this is almost the very peaceful atmosphere of Kerala and strongly encouraging the responsible to travel and eco-tourism and it will definitely impress the tourist to see this extremely beautiful place ever.