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Planning a trip to Meghalaya, India

20th May to 26th May, 2024Moderate Budget Flight
Backpacking / Wandering Looking for Buddy
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Estimated Budget
for the Trip
INR 77,000 - 146,000View Breakdown

Things to do in Meghalaya, India in May

Day 1 - Monday 20th, May
morning -

Arrive at Shillong Airport and head to Police Bazar for some local breakfast at City Hut Dhaba.

afternoon -

Explore Lady Hydari Park and walk around Ward's Lake for a peaceful afternoon.

evening -

Enjoy a traditional Khasi dinner at Jadoh Restaurant in Laitumkhrah.

Day 2 - Tuesday 21st, May
morning -

Visit Elephant Falls for a refreshing morning and then head to Cafe Shillong for breakfast.

afternoon -

Stroll through the bustling lanes of Police Bazar and explore local markets for unique souvenirs.

evening -

Relish the local street food at Laitumkhrah Market for a vibrant dining experience.

Day 3 - Wednesday 22nd, May
morning -

Drive to Cherrapunji and visit the living root bridges in Nongriat Village.

afternoon -

Hike to the breathtaking Seven Sisters Falls for a scenic afternoon adventure.

evening -

Taste the local cuisine at Orange Roots Restaurant in Cherrapunji.

Day 4 - Thursday 23rd, May
morning -

Explore the cleanest village in Asia, Mawlynnong and visit the Living Root Bridge.

afternoon -

Have a traditional Khasi meal at Mawlynnong's local eatery, Sao Aiom Restaurant.

evening -

Stroll through the village and witness the magical sight of the balancing rock in Mawlynnong.

Day 5 - Friday 24th, May
morning -

Embark on a boat ride in the crystal clear waters of Umngot River in Dawki.

afternoon -

Indulge in some adventure activities like zip-lining and kayaking in Shnongpdeng.

evening -

Savor a delicious local meal at the Myntdu River View Restaurant by the Umngot River.

Day 6 - Saturday 25th, May
morning -

Return to Shillong and spend the day exploring the local cafes and serene viewpoints.

afternoon -

Visit the Don Bosco Museum to delve into the cultural heritage of North East India.

evening -

Enjoy a farewell dinner at Bamboo Hut Restaurant in Police Bazar.

Day 7 - Sunday 26th, May
morning -

Depart from Shillong Airport and head back to Kolkata.

afternoon -

Fly back to Kolkata and bid adieu to the beautiful North East.

evening -


Weather in Meghalaya, India in Invalid date
Avg Temp20°C to 30°C
Chance of Rain30%

Meghalaya in May experiences warm and pleasant weather with occasional showers. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Meghalaya, India

Clothing & Apparel

Light, breathable clothing -

Prefer natural fabrics like cotton or linen to stay comfortable in the warm weather.

Comfortable walking shoes -

Explore the hills and trails in Meghalaya with ease.

Waterproof jacket -

Be prepared for occasional showers during the monsoon season.

Warm layers -

Nights can be chilly, especially at higher altitudes.


Sunglasses -

Protect your eyes from the sun's glare.

Hat -

Shield your head from the sun or keep warm on cooler days.

Reusable water bottle -

Stay hydrated while exploring the sights.

Small backpack -

Carry your essentials for day trips and short hikes.

Essentials & Must Haves

First-aid kit -

Be prepared for minor injuries or ailments.

Travel documents -

Keep your passport, visa, and flight details safe.

Cash and cards -

Carry a combination of local currency and credit/debit cards.

Insect repellent -

Protect yourself from mosquitoes and other insects.

Good to have

Camera -

Capture the stunning landscapes and unique experiences.

Binoculars -

Enjoy wildlife spotting or panoramic views.

Travel guidebook -

Learn about the history, culture, and attractions of Meghalaya.

Snacks -

Pack some energy-boosting snacks for your adventures.


Smartphone -

Stay connected and use navigation apps.

Power bank -

Keep your devices charged throughout the trip.

Travel adapter -

Ensure you can charge your devices with local power outlets.

Headphones -

Listen to music or podcasts during your travels.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash and cards are widely accepted throughout Meghalaya, including major credit/debit cards such as Visa and Mastercard.

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Budget for Meghalaya, India in May, 2024
  • Budget
  • Tips to Save Money
INR77,000 - 146,000

Approximate Budget Range for your trip.

Travel Expenses Breakdown
INR 5,000- 10,000
INR 12,000- 20,000
INR 32,000- 60,000
Local Travelling
INR 8,000- 16,000
INR 12,000- 24,000
INR 8,000- 16,000
Simple Tips to save money while travelling to Meghalaya, India
  • Try the local Khasi cuisine for an authentic experience.
  • Carry adequate cash as ATMs might be limited in certain areas.

*Disclaimer - Please note that the travel budget suggestions provided by Trip Garuda are generated through AI algorithms based on available data and user input. While we strive for accuracy, these estimates may not reflect real-time pricing or unforeseen expenses. We recommend using these figures as a general guide and encourage you to conduct further research and budgeting based on your specific travel requirements.