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Meghalaya is a hilly state in Sanskrit means the 'Abode of clouds', it describes the climatic phenomenon that attracts rain bearing clouds Hilly Meghalaya - the 'abode of clouds' - is a cool, pine-fresh mountain state set on dramatic horseshoe formation of rocky cliffs, deep gorges and valleys. Cherrapunjee and Mawsynram are among the wettest places in the world; the heavy rainfall has created the region's key natural attractions - its plethora of waterfalls, caves and unique Living Root Bridges. Meghalaya recently got its name etched permanently in geological history.
Meghalaya provides the best nature trek through rain forests to the river front at the bottom of the valley, to living root bridges which are exclusive to Meghalaya in the entire world. The dry months from November to February throw open abundant trekking, camping and caving opportunities for the adventurous. The trekking opportunity in Meghalaya is outstanding for the fact that, the terrain is very challenging. You can hire guides to walk through the terrains of Meghalaya.
Some of the best Trekking Routes: Living Root Bridge, Kyllang Rock, David Scott Trail, Sohpet-bneng
One of the most popular trekking routes is the old mule track marked by David Scott, traditionally used by people to travel from Mawphlang to present day Bangladesh. This entire picturesque route extends to a five days trek or can be divided into shorter treks, the most common being from Mawphlang to Lad Mawphlang, a one day trek (16 km). This four hour walk takes you past clear streams, by waterfalls over rushing rivers, through meadows, jungles, valleys and also through a Khasi village on a hilltop. One would be with nature trekking on this trail and would get ample opportunity to interact with the locals on the way. You would walk through some very beautiful spots with stunning views.
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