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Why You Should Visit Meghalaya In June

By Jaihari - May 15, 2020
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The happiness of taking an adventure-packed trip to Meghalaya, India is unmatched in any aspect. The fact of travelling to a new place to unwind and relax should be a yearly routine to enhance your view of the world. The northeastern gem “Abode of Clouds” Meghalaya should definitely be visited in June. Read on to understand what are the places you shouldn’t miss when you Visit Meghalaya the next time.

The best time to visit Meghalaya is June or July. A completely serene place that will refresh and rejuvenate your senses.

After all, spending time being one with nature is a therapeutic experience in itself. Meghalaya is a must for its promising views and enriching experiences.

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Meghalaya
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Meghalaya Weather In June

June is the perfect time to visit Meghalaya. During the onset of the monsoon season in June, the place is covered with lush greenery and there’s a cool breeze in the air which is a welcome break from the pollution of cities. It can be slightly foggy in one place and drizzling in another, but overall it is really pleasant and happy weather to explore this northeastern gem. It is also the time when you’d find orchards and trees loaded with colourful fruits and flowers.

Best 7 Places To Visit In Meghalaya In June

Though we recommend visiting all the places in Meghalaya, the ones we have listed below are our absolute favourite. Make sure you add all of these tourist places in Meghalaya to your holiday itinerary.

Umngot River In Dawki

Umngot River Meghalaya
Umngot River in Meghalaya
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The drive to this little town of Dawki is very fun, and so is the town itself. It lies on the border between India and Bangladesh and is famed for a river that has crystal clear and unique green-blue water. The presence of plenty of wooden kayaks in the water and majestic hills in the backdrop just makes the whole scenery look dreamy and postcard-like. It is here that you can see the Suspension Bridge above the Umngot River that adds an extra touch of beauty to it. You will totally love kayaking on this mirror-like water with breathtaking sights added in for an ecstatic experience.

Other than kayaking and basking in the beauty of this little town, do try to taste the Bangladeshi fruit called ‘Bare’ with lots of spices in it. It is a culinary experience that won’t be forgotten anytime soon. Surely this should be on your list when you visit Meghalaya next time.

Living Root Bridges In Shillong

The must-visit living root bridges in Shillong are an aesthetic sight to see. They are natural bridges made from Roots and people cross it to reach the other side easily. It is a small trek of about half an hour and the end-result will make it simply worth it even in Meghalaya in June!

Located in the Nongriat Village, this is a paradise for nature lovers, couples, photographers, and even architecture enthusiasts due to the unique way in which these bridges have been constructed. They are created out of rubber fig trees by the Khasi and Jaintia people living in the mountains of Meghalaya, these double-decker living root bridges are the testament of the wealth of this state that has stood the test of time!

Also read: Double Decker Living Root Bridge Cherrapunji

Mawlynnong, Asia’s Cleanest Village

Mawlynnog Village Meghalaya
Mawlynnog, Meghalaya
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Journey to the most beautiful village of Mawlynnog which is famous for being the cleanest village in Asia! It is rightfully called God’s Own Garden and is filled with the greenest of natural resources. You can feast on a delicious vegetarian lunch here that has been prepared fresh from the farms of Mawlynnong itself. The locals are very strict about the cleanliness factor here and are constantly on the watch to make sure travellers do not litter around. A must-do when you visit Meghalaya.

Also read: Cleanest Village of Meghalaya

Arwah Caves In Shillong

Other than pretty Elephant Falls and Dainthlen Falls, Cherrapunji has an ancient cave system which is a definite spot for people visiting Meghalaya in June or any other month for that matter. It’s a 30-minute trek from the parking lot to these caves and the entire experience of walking through a beautiful, thick forest with birds chirping overhead is something magical and calming to the soul.

Wandering through these mysterious caves, each offers something unique in terms of either structure or carvings.

Also read: Caves in Meghalaya

Seven Sisters Waterfall

This is essentially a cluster of seven different waterfalls uniquely arranged side by side over a wide and rugged cliff, hence giving the. This powerful and fierce marvel of nature can only be viewed from a distance and one is not allowed to venture near it for safety reasons.

They are enormous and tucked right in the midst of thick trees, which makes it a real treat for onlookers and your social media photos! Other than gazing at this wonder.

Also read: The Seven Sisters of India (Northeast)

Laitlum Canyons

Laitlum Canyons Meghalaya
Laitlum Canyons
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Visiting the stunning Laitlum Canyons early in the morning, which is the best time to witness the beauty of this massive canyon which resembles Arizona’s Grand Canyon a lot. Draped with lazily drifting cotton-clouds, it’s a very serene and soothing abode where you can sit and relax amidst the pleasing Meghalaya weather in June, which is actually one of the best activities to do in Meghalaya. You can spend hours at this surreal place and wouldn’t want to leave!

Food In Meghalaya

There is a lot of great vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian restaurants in Meghalaya. In fact, you will find Vegetarian options in Non-Vegetarian restaurants as well. You’ll totally fall in love with the cuisine of this state if you’re into North-Eastern food, but it can be a let down for those who cannot survive without spicy food. If you’re on the lookout for the best places to eat in Meghalaya before you take your trip, research it well and you’ll get plenty of affordable and authentic dining options here.

Also read: Things to do in Meghalaya

Having informed you of all the things Meghalaya has to offer and more, what are you waiting for? Well, we are here to make your trip an even more memorable one. To tour around the beautiful, picturesque state and soak in its nature vibes do check out some amazing itineraries offered by Pickyourtrail for a hassle-free vacation. Happy Travels!

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