Planning for Holidays in Cherrapunji in 2020? We offer various Tour & Travel Packages to north-eastern destinations. We can offer customized packages to Cherrapunji as per your convenience.
Cherrapunji, also know as Sohra, is beautiful throughout the year, with each season expressing an unique beauty. Although the dried up grasslands during winter portrays an unique beauty, but, the waterfalls and lakes are in their most attractive form during summer (monsoon).
There are many unique things that makes Cherrapunji (or Sohra) a special place in India. Cherrapunji and Mawsynram witness the highest amount of rainfall in the entire world. Cherrapunji houses the unique creative bridges made out of living roots, called as living root bridges. Apart from that there are numerous spots of natural beauty and adventure activities in the region.
The main sightseeing spots near Cherrapunji are:
Cherrapunji is nearly 160 kilometers away from Guwahati, and 60 kilometers away from Shillong.
You will have to reach Cherrapunji by road from either Shillong or Guwahati.
To cover all of the local sightseeing in and around Cherrapunji, you will need at least 4 days. This will include one day for local sightseeing in Cherrapunji, one day for trekking and sightseeing of living root bridges, one day for Mawlynnong and Dawki sightseeing, and one day sightseeing of Krang Suri waterfalls in Jowai. Additionally, you can add one more day for sightseeing of Mawsynram, the rainest place on earth.
It is advisable that you plan your trip to Cherrapunji at least two months before the journey date. The accommodation is not very abundant in Cherrapunji, however, in case of shortage of accommodations you can change your daily travel itinerary from Shillong. But, daily transfers from Shillong would definitely take up a lot of time. To get some idea about the itineraries, do check out our tour packages available for Cherrapunji
No, there hasn't been any record of snowfall for a long time in Cherrapunji.
We have prepared a dedicated webpage for your travel luggage checklist. Do check important things to carry on your tour to Northeast India.
No. As of now, no permit is necessary to visit Meghalaya.
Mawsynram and Cherrapunji witness the highest amount of precipitation in a year in the entire world.
Living root bridges are in Cherrapunji and Mawlynnong, Meghalaya.
Nohkalikai waterfalls in Meghalaya is the tallest plunge waterfall in India.
The top ten longest caves are situated in northeast India. Nine of them are in Meghalaya.
Krang Suri waterfalls is famous for its crystal clear blue water.