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Grace of Northeast Meghalaya Elegance of south Kerela

Beauty knows no boundary as the Indian nation is a great example with its hill stations and backwaters. Meghalaya is one of the seven Northeastern states of India which when translated in Sanskrit means äbode of clouds”. The state is famous for its thick forests, intense rainfall and the tribes of Khasis, Jaintias and Garos. Visit Cherrapunji with Meghalaya Tour Packages is known for receiving the highest rainfall and many cascading waterfalls like the Kynrem and Nohkalikai. Another major attraction of Cherrapunji is the Double Decker Living Root Bridges. Balpakram National Park known as the Land of Spirits is considered a traveller’s heaven where visitors can see wild buffalo, tigers, elephants and deer. Shillong is known as the Scotland of the East which includes attractions like the Shillong Peak, Elephant Falls and the Don Bosco Museum. Kerala has the moniker of being God’s Own Country is a dreamy destination with misty and magical mornings. Alleppey is coined as the Backwater Capital of India where you cruise in a houseboat and relax with Ayurvedic therapies. Kochi or Cochin with Kerela Tour Packages is a melting pot of traditional values and modern ideas a port city is known as the Queen of the Arabian Sea. Munnar needs no introduction as it is the most preferred destination among newlyweds with its many tea plantation estates.


Visit Cherrapunji with Meghalaya Tour Packages where the clouds find solace in the misty mountains. The beauty of the region lies in its dense forests, caves, heavy rains and flourishing flora and fauna. The most sought-after destination of Cherrapunji is the Double Decker Living Root Bridges which have been given shape by the local residents by tying up living trees and is commonly called the Umshiang Double Decker Root Bridge as the Umshiang river flows underneath the bridge. The bridge is three kilometres long and is at a height of 2400 feet. The trek to the bridge starts from the Tyrna Village which is twenty kilometres from the main town. Nohkalikal waterfalls are the tallest waterfalls which cascade down from an astounding height of 1,115 feet into a pool with different hues of blue to green. The falls are surrounded by dense forests with a scenic view. Mawsynram Village is the wettest place on earth which faces rain throughout the year and is located some sixty-nine kilometres from Shillong. Krem Mawmluh has natural caves with stalagmite and stalactite formations. Mawsmai Nongthymmai Eco Park is under the watchful eye of Meghalaya Tourism with an alluring view of the Green Canyons of Cherrapunji. Arwah Caves are located at a distance of three kilometres from the Cherrapunji bus stand and have an abundance of limestone structures and fossils. The cave is nestled in Law Shynna’s forest making it a suitable location for archaeologists.


The next destination on the Meghalaya Tourism is the capital city of Shillong. Shillong is also known as the “Scotland of the East” which is located at an enormous height of 1496 metres. The visitors get mesmerized by the mountain peaks, beautiful clear lakes and museums. Umiam Lake is a man-made reservoir situated at a distance of fifteen kilometres north of Shillong. The lake was built to generate electricity and is encircled by the verdant East Khasi hills and dense coniferous forests which cover an area of about two hundred square kilometres. Enjoy a boat ride along with many water sports including kayaking, angling and water skiing in the lake which is also a famous picnic spot. Elephant Falls are the famous waterfalls located in the North East to Shillong. The falls in the local language are called the ‘Ka Kshaid Lai Pateng Khohsiew “which means the Three Step Waterfalls. Shillong Peak is the highest point in Shillong which is located at the height of 6449 ft or 1965 m above sea level. The myths tell the story of the deity “Leishyllong “who resides in the hills and protects the city from various evils. Don Bosco Museum is the largest museum which displays the traditions of North East India. The outstanding feature of the museum is its hexagonal shape. There are different galleries among which the Basketry Gallery has a collection of bamboo baskets depicting weaves of Manipuri style also. Laitlum Canyons are located on the East Khasi Hills some twenty-one kilometres south of Shillong. The canyons are a trekker’s delight with a short distance of two kilometres. Police Bazaar is the main market of Shillong with multiple choice restaurants, hotels and brand stores as well as a section selling authentic handicrafts and junk jewellery.


Travel to God’s Own Country with Kerela tour as you visit Kochi or Cochin. Cochin is also known as the Queen of the Arabian Sea. Fort Kochi happens to be a seaside town in the southwestern part of Kochi which is famous for its ruins of forts which date back to Portuguese and Dutch times. Located along Fort Kochi is the calm serene Kochi Beach beside the Arabian Sea. Mattancherry Palace is known as the Dutch Palace which has now transformed into a museum. The beauty of the palace lies in its austerity which was constructed in a traditional Kerala-style mansion with four separate wings, a courtyard and as well as a temple. The fort depicts murals of the royals of Kochi which have been painted in warm colours. The famous Cheenavala or the Chinese Fishing Nets are the main attraction of Kochi . These Chinese Fishing Nets are vast nets which are tied on bamboo and teak poles. Lulu Mall in Kochi is the largest shopping mall with three hundred plus food outlets, and stores with international as well as local brands. Cherai beach is located on the north end of Vypeen Island with a beautiful sunset point, golden sand and the never-ending vastness of blue water.


Munnar tops the hill station on the Kerela Packages itinerary which is located at an altitude of 1600 metres above sea level. Munnar was once the summer resort for colonial officials as the Bungalows present in the hillocks glorify the bygone era. Eravikulam National Park was once the hunting ground of the British but in present times is a sanctuary for the rare flora and fauna. The park is situated at 7000 feet above sea level and is famous for the Nilgiri tahr which is an endangered species of wild goats. The TATA Tea museum under the watchful eye of Tata Tea narrates the tale of the evolution of the tea industry in Munnar. Learn about the tea processing method at the processing centre which happens to be an odoriferous experience. Pothanmedu View Point is located at an elevated cliff which is the window of the spectacular view of Munnar. Witness the valley immersed in greenery due to Tea, Coffee Cardamom plantations. Mattupetty is renowned for its dairy farm which is situated at a height of 1700 metres. The Mattupetty Lake happens to be a perennial lake which never dries. Attukal waterfalls are located at a distance of eight kilometres from Munnar and are an ideal spot for trekking as the air here is filled with the fragrance of medicinal plants.

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