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Planning a trip to Meghalaya, India

9th May to 15th May, 2024Moderate Budget Flight
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Things to do in Meghalaya, India in May

Day 1 - Thursday 9th, May
morning -

Flight from Chennai to Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati, Assam

afternoon -

Drive from Guwahati to Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya

evening -

Check-in to the hotel and relax

Day 2 - Friday 10th, May
morning -

Visit Elephant Falls for a serene start to the day

afternoon -

Lunch at City Hut Family Dhaba for some authentic Indian cuisine

evening -

Explore Police Bazar for shopping and local street food

Day 3 - Saturday 11th, May
morning -

Explore the living root bridges in Cherrapunji

afternoon -

Lunch at Jiva Restaurant for a mix of Indian and Chinese cuisine

evening -

Visit Arwah Cave and soak in the natural beauty

Day 4 - Sunday 12th, May
morning -

Drive to Mawlynnong and explore the village known for its cleanliness

afternoon -

Lunch at Mawlynnong Resto for a taste of local Khasi cuisine

evening -

Enjoy the panoramic view from Sky Walk and visit the living root bridge in Riwai Village

Day 5 - Monday 13th, May
morning -

Visit Nohkalikai Falls, the tallest plunge waterfall in India

afternoon -

Lunch at Cafe Cherrapunjee for a variety of food options with a view

evening -

Engage in some outdoor activities at Eco Park, Sohra

Day 6 - Tuesday 14th, May
morning -

Visit Mawphlang Sacred Forest for a peaceful walk amidst nature

afternoon -

Lunch at Jadoh at Lamee's for traditional Khasi cuisine

evening -

Relax at the hotel or explore the local markets for souvenirs

Day 7 - Wednesday 15th, May
morning -

Drive back to Guwahati for the return flight to Chennai

afternoon -

Lunch at Paradise Restaurant for a delicious farewell meal

evening -

Catch the return flight to Chennai

Weather in Meghalaya, India in Invalid date
Avg Temp18°C to 28°C
Chance of Rain60%

Meghalaya in May experiences warm and humid weather with occasional rainfall. Expect a mix of sunny days and showers. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Meghalaya, India

Clothing & Apparel

Rain jackets or ponchos -

Meghalaya receives heavy rainfall during May. It is suggested to carry waterproof clothing.

Comfortable, breathable clothing -

Choose fabrics like cotton or linen that are suitable for the warm and humid climate.

Hiking shoes or sneakers -

You'll be exploring terrains, so comfortable footwear is essential.

Warm layer -

Evenings can get chilly, especially at higher altitudes.


Sun hat -

Protect yourself from the sun's rays.

Sunglasses -

For eye protection and clear vision.

Reusable water bottle -

Stay hydrated throughout your trip.

Insect repellent -

Keep pesky insects at bay.

Essentials & Must Haves

Valid ID and travel documents -

Passport/Aadhaar card/voter ID for identification.

Cash and credit/debit cards -

Carry a mix of payment options.

First-aid kit -

For minor injuries or emergencies.

Medications (if any) -

Pack any prescribed medications you require.

Good to have

Travel towel -

Lightweight and quick-drying for convenience.

Binoculars -

For wildlife viewing and scenic vistas.

Camera -

Capture your travel moments.

Guidebook or travel app -

For information and trip planning.


Smartphone and charger -

Stay connected and navigate your trip.

Power bank -

Keep your devices charged on the go.

Headlamp or flashlight -

For nighttime activities or power outages.

Travel adapter -

If necessary, depending on your country of origin.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash and major credit/debit cards are widely accepted in Meghalaya. However, it's always a good idea to have some cash on hand for smaller purchases or in remote areas.

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