Meghalaya, in the north east of India. Best time to Travel :
October to March. Trekking in Meghalaya
The trekking opportunity in Meghalaya is outstanding for the fact that, the terrain is very challenging like in Himalayan areas but with the advantage of not being snow-wrapped. An added attraction is the possibility of intimating with many rare species of flora & fauna, rare to find elsewhere. There are many adventure tours for the purpose of trekking for the tourist offered by Meghalaya tourism. You can hire guides to walk through the most alluring and confusing terrains of the Meghalaya, which is characterised by flowing rivers, rolling hills and towering waterfalls. Some of the best trekking routes are : Trekking Routes in Meghalaya : Smit Trek:
The trekking tour begins from State Library and after passing the Crinoline Falls, it ascends till it reaches Laitkor. This two-day tour package on trekking includes some parts along the metalled road. Mawlyngot Trekking Trip :
It is a fairly big village, connected by a proper road. The adventure tour starts from after the village as the trek descends sharply till it reaches the Singsong gorge along the Um Song River. Both the banks of Um Song River are covered by thick mix forest with thick undergrowth. Pynursla Trek Tour:
The tek after Um Song ascends sharply till it reaches the town of Pynursla. Weiloi to Ponkung / Pongkung to Umngi :
One can reach Weiloi village from Shillong
by car / bus. On the way from Weiloi to Umngi there is an attraction of two natural mineral water springs. The Hot Spring of Umngi has the potential for becoming a health resort. This place is also a coming up as a holiday destination for adventure tourist. From Weiloi, one can also opt for a less exhausting shorter route via Mawblang.