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Things to do in Meghalaya

The North-Eastern state of Meghalaya, renowned for its nature and scenic beauty offers a traveller with several options on what to do in Meghalaya. One can take a trip to the picturesque city of Shillong and visit the lakes, waterfalls, churches, and parks. The Barapani Lake and the enchanting caves of Siju are worth a visit.

Shopping in Meghalaya is all about buying orange honey, and handmade shawls. Adventure enthusiasts will have a wonderful time in Meghalaya, as there are many things to do like angling, boating, caving, golfing, trekking, and various water sports.

Festivals in Meghalaya are a significant occasion to celebrate and make merry. The Nongkrem Dance, Wangala Dance, and Behdienkhlam are major festivals celebrated by the Khasi, Garo, and Jaintia tribes, respectively.

Sightseeing in Meghalaya

The beautiful Meghalaya is full of sightseeing options and you should seriously consider the capital, Shillong (1500 m), as your next holiday destination.

Shopping in Meghalaya

Shopping in Meghalaya can be exciting, as the state has a well-known handicraft industry that is run by the tribal people.

Activities in Meghalaya

Outdoor activities are in plenty for a traveller looking for some adventure.

Angling: Ranikor is popular with anglers for its Carp, Mahseer, Catfish and other abundant fresh water fish.

Festivals & Events in Meghalaya

Meghalaya celebrates a few festivals with gusto and some are listed below.

Nongkrem Dance is held in October/November.

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