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Planning a trip to Meghalaya, India

19th May to 25th May, 2024Moderate Budget Flight
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Things to do in Meghalaya, India in May

Day 1 - Sunday 19th, May
morning -

Arrive at Shillong Airport and check-in to the hotel.

afternoon -

Visit Elephant Falls for a scenic family walk and photo opportunity.

evening -

Dine at Jadoh - Local Cuisine Restaurant for authentic Khasi food.

Day 2 - Monday 20th, May
morning -

Visit Ward's Lake for a peaceful family stroll and boating experience.

afternoon -

Explore Police Bazar for some shopping and street food experience.

evening -

Enjoy a family dinner at Bamboo Hut - Restaurant serving local and Indian cuisine.

Day 3 - Tuesday 21st, May
morning -

Drive to Cherrapunji and visit Mawsmai Cave for a thrilling family adventure.

afternoon -

Experience the beauty of Nohkalikai Falls and enjoy a picnic with the family.

evening -

Taste traditional Khasi dishes at Trattoria Restaurant, Cherrapunji.

Day 4 - Wednesday 22nd, May
morning -

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

afternoon -

Enjoy a traditional Meghalaya meal at Mawlynnong Cafe with a panoramic view.

evening -

Experience the serene and peaceful environment of Mawlynnong and interact with the locals.

Day 5 - Thursday 23rd, May
morning -

Relax and enjoy leisure time with the family at the hotel or explore nearby local markets.

afternoon -

Explore local handicrafts and souvenirs at Bara Bazaar for some unique family shopping.

evening -

Dine at Bada Bazaar - a vibrant market with a variety of street food options.

Day 6 - Friday 24th, May
morning -

Check out from the hotel and depart for Shillong Airport.

afternoon -

Catch a flight back to New Delhi.

evening -

Arrive in New Delhi and cherish the family memories of the trip.

Weather in Meghalaya, India in Invalid date
Avg Temp21°C to 34°C
Chance of Rain60%

Meghalaya in May is generally warm and humid, with occasional rainfall. Expect a mix of sunny and cloudy days with chances of afternoon showers. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Meghalaya, India

Clothing & Apparel

T-shirts (2-3) -

Pack comfortable and breathable t-shirts for the warm weather.

Shorts/Skirts (2-3) -

Pack lightweight and breathable shorts or skirts suited for hot and humid weather.

Pants/Jeans (1-2) -

Pack a pair of pants or jeans for cooler evenings or for exploring caves.

Light Jacket -

Pack a lightweight jacket for unexpected weather changes, especially if visiting higher altitudes.

Raincoat -

Pack a raincoat or umbrella, as Meghalaya receives rainfall throughout the year, especially during May.

Comfortable Footwear -

Pack comfortable walking shoes or sandals for exploring the hills and caves.

Swimsuit (optional) -

Pack a swimsuit if you plan to visit natural pools or waterfalls.


Sunglasses -

Protect your eyes from the sun's glare.

Hat -

Shield your face and neck from the sun's harmful rays.

Scarf -

Can serve multiple purposes, such as keeping you warm, as a headband, or as a cover-up at religious sites.

Quick-drying towel -

Useful for drying off after swimming or visiting waterfalls.

Insect repellent -

Protect yourself from mosquitoes and other insects.

Sunscreen -

Protect your skin from the sun's harmful UV rays.

Essentials & Must Haves

Travel Documents (passport/ID, visa if required) -

Ensure your travel documents are valid and up to date.

Cash & Cards -

Carry a mix of cash and credit/debit cards, as some places may not accept cards.

First Aid Kit -

Pack a basic first aid kit with essential supplies like bandages, antiseptic, and pain relievers.

Reusable Water Bottle -

Stay hydrated by carrying a reusable water bottle.

Travel-sized Toiletries -

Pack travel-sized toiletries to comply with airline regulations.

Guidebook/Map -

Carry a guidebook or map to navigate the area.

Power Bank -

Keep your electronic devices charged with a portable power bank.

Good to Have

Trekking Poles -

If you plan on doing extensive hiking, trekking poles can provide support.

Headlamp -

Useful for exploring caves or navigating in low-light conditions.

Binoculars -

For birdwatching or wildlife viewing.

Travel Adaptor -

If coming from outside of India, pack a travel adaptor for your electronic devices.

Camera -

Capture your memories and the breathtaking scenery.

Small Backpack -

For carrying essentials during day trips or excursions.


Smartphone -

For communication, navigation, and photography.

Laptop/Tablet (optional) -

For entertainment, work, or staying connected.

Camera and Accessories -

For capturing stunning photos and videos.

Noise-canceling Headphones -

For a more immersive travel experience.

Universal Travel Charger -

For charging multiple devices simultaneously.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash and cards are both commonly accepted. However, it's always advisable to carry some cash for smaller purchases or in remote areas.

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