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NORTHEAST India is the easternmost region of India representing both a geographic and political administrative division of the country. It comprises the eight states – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura. The Siliguri Corridor in West Bengal, with a ...
From the Thar desert of Rajasthan where temperatures often go beyond 500 Celsius to sub-zero temperature of the Himalayan belt to the relentless rainfall of Cherrapunji, there is space for all varieties of birds. As pointed out in the introduction to Grewal's book by Tim and Carol Inskipp, J.K. Tiwari sighted a ...

Other hotels which are in the pipeline in the Northeast are in Manipur and Meghalaya (Shillong, and Cherrapunji) and partners for those projects are being finalised. The company already has Cygnett Inn Repose in Guwahati and Cygnett Park Meghna in Bongaigaon. "We are doing extremely well with 75 ...
I started my journey from Sohra (also known as Cherrapunji) which is well-known for the amount of rain it receives each year, making it one of the wettest places on earth. The drive from Sohra to Umshiang took approximately an hour and a half, passing through lush, dense forests on bumpy, narrow roads.
Northeast India's most frequented site, the double-decker living root bridge is situated in the wettest part of India, Cherrapunji. Be cautious: the 2,000 ... One of the most notable landmarks in Cherrapunji, Mawsmai Cave is a natural cave thronged by a large number of tourists all through the year. If history ...
However, it is Cherrapunji that draws the attention of many a nature lover on account of its breathtaking beauty and stunning weather. Known as one of the wettest places on the planet, Cherrapunji is a delight for all kinds of travelers ranging from backpackers to honeymooners. (ALSO SEE 10-day itinerary ...

India has the largest postal network in the world with over 1, 55,015 post offices. A single post office on an average serves a population of 7,175 people. But did you know that there is a floating post office in India too? Yes, it's true. It was inaugurated by Minister of State for Communications and IT Mr Sachin ...
Last November, a group of activists from the Khasi Students' Union (KSU) defaced the signboards of Cherrapunji post office and Rama Krishna (RKM) Mission and changed the name of the place to Sohra. Six activists were detained for spray-painting the signboards. The pressure group demanded that all ...
I like travelling but then, who doesn't? I had never been to Shillong and Cherrapunji which, as I have heard from my dad, are some of the biggest tourist attractions in the State of Meghalaya. Funny I never bothered to think of the place as Meghalaya before. My dad has visited the area at least 15-20 times by ...
One of the biggest education, fashion and music hubs in Northeast India, Shillong is the unofficial capital of the region. This hill station is unabashedly modern, but, beneath the surface, tradition and culture hold their own. It takes a while and some staying on for you to actually get under the skin of the city, ...
All across Sohra — the Khasi name for Cherrapunji — visitors are exhorted to enjoy “romance in the rains” in “the wettest place on earth”. But, a close observer would be able to guess how the Cherrapunji of today is gradually becoming less and less like the Cherrapunji of the record books, which once ...
Agumbe - The Cherrapunji Of The South:- Located in Shimoga district, Agumbe is a small village in Thirthahalli taluk in the Malnad region of Karnataka, India. It is sometimes called “The Cherrapunji of the South” after Cherrapunji, in Northeast India. Agumbe is one of the most popular treks in South India ...
Cherrapunji is ideal for trekking with plenty of routes to explore, though it is best to take a guide along with you. Rock climbing and nature camping are other activities that are popular here. With its title as one of the wettest places in the world, no other place symbolizes monsoon as well as Cherrapunji.
There's something magical about watching the rain come down in one of the wettest places in the world. To be in a place transformed by low-lying clouds that drape the land with a misty white blanket. Where waterfalls majestically tumble down into craggy valleys, and 'living bridges' allow you to traverse ...
Tour to Cherrapunji was interesting. From Shillong the road to Cherrapunji through the East Khasi Hills winds through dense pine and oak forests, full of ferns and orchids. 'The shape of orchids varies from simple, ordinary type to the extraordinary, including some remarkable blossoms that may look like ...
Other areas have also recorded good rains including Imphal with 41 mm, Aijal with 19 mm, Cherrapunji with 20 mm and Shillong with 1 mm. These rains were attributed to the presence of a depression in Northwest Bay of Bengal moving northeastwards. Thus, rainfall activity was on a slight high over many ...
Since Shillong is often the starting point of many trips to Meghalaya, including those to the popular destinations like Cherrapunji and Mawlynnong, the upcoming ...

Sohra used to be known as Cherrapunji for almost a century, right from the British Colonial era. The small town located in the Khasi Hills of ...
The next day, head out to one of the wettest places on Earth – Cherrapunji. Stay a night to soak in the irresistible calm of the mountains. Take a ...
We went for two major treks — double-decker root bridge at Cherrapunji and tiger's nest trek at Paro. Both were quite a test of endurance, ...
Within a span of 24 hours from 8:30 am on Sunday, Kohima recorded rainfall to the tune of 18 mm, followed by Passighat and Cherrapunji at 13 ...
Within the span of 24 hours from 8:30 am on Saturday, Cherrapunji recorded heavy rainfall of 283 mm, followed by Agartala at 106 mm, ...
Within the span of 24 hours from 8:30 am on Friday, Passighat recorded heavy rainfall of 60 mm, followed by Agartala at 54 mm, Cherrapunji 48 ...
... North Lakhimpur recorded rainfall of 96 mm, Dibrugarh 74.1 mm, Silchar 61 mm, Cherrapunji 55 mm, Dhubri 34 mm, Goalpara 13.4 mm, ...
Around 12 km (30 minutes by road) from Cherrapunji is the village called Nongriat which is home to the stunning double-decker living root ...
Valpoi and Sanguem have been mostly sharing the title of Goa's Mawsynram - the second wettest place in the world after Cherrapunji. But in ...
Major rain contribution came from Cherrapunji that recorded 128 mm of rainfall, followed by North Lakhimpur 114 mm and Shirali 107 mm.
Lapdiang brought to life what we had heard as a folktale about the famous Noh Ka Likai Falls in Cherrapunji, Meghalaya. The tale is about a ...
The legend has that the Noh-ka-likai waterfall in Cherrapunji is named after the fatal jump in the fall by the deceived mother Likai after she was ...
It is also sometimes referred to as, “The Cherrapunji of the South”. It lies in the Western Ghats which is a declared UNESCO World Heritage Site ...
In a span of 24 hours from 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Cherrapunji recorded 223 mm of rainfall, Pasighat 73 mm, Rangia 62 mm, North Lakhimpur ...
Agumbe - The Cherrapunji Of The South:- Located in Shimoga district, Agumbe is a small village in Thirthahalli taluk in the Malnad region of ...
Cherrapunji is ideal for trekking with plenty of routes to explore, though it is best to take a guide along with you. Rock climbing and nature ...
There's something magical about watching the rain come down in one of the wettest places in the world. To be in a place transformed by ...
It was just a month back when Silchar and Cherrapunji received record breaking rains. Heavy rains have become quite common for the ...
So much so, that Silchar in Assam and Cherrapunji in Meghalaya recorded a three-digit rainfall figure. Within a span of 24 hours from 08:30 am on Thursday, Silchar witnessed a record-breaking 242 mm of rains. With this, the city has already surpassed its monthly average rainfall of 152.6 mm and in mere ...
To experience a walk in the clouds, we suggest starting in the town of Cherrapunji (also known as Sohra), which is about an hour and a half ...
Cherrapunji observes record breaking rains of 251 mm Rain gods have not been too happy with the entire Indian sub-continent for quite some ...
Yaks enroute to Tawang. A view of the Nohkalikai Falls. It is the tallest and highest plunge waterfall in India with a height of 1115 feet. The waterfall is located near Cherrapunji, one of the wettest places on Earth. Tags: travel, tourism, photography, tawang, tezpur, dirang, indo-china border, cherapunji ...
All across Sohra — the Khasi name for Cherrapunji — visitors are exhorted to enjoy “romance in the rains” in “the wettest place on earth”. But, a close observer would be able to guess how the Cherrapunji of today is gradually becoming less and less like the Cherrapunji of the record books, which once ...
Districts such as Imphal, Cherrapunji, Aizawl, Agartala, Kailashahar, Lengpui, and Kohima will continue with isolated rains during the similar ...
Major rain contribution came from Cherrapunji that recorded 128 mm of rainfall, followed by North Lakhimpur 114 mm and Shirali 107 mm.
The shootings were done in various places – Mirza, Shillong, Cherrapunji and a few others. I love to take time while working. I learn things ...
... she had been working almost 14 hours a day for it, and about her forthcoming Bengali film, Kaya, being shot in Shillong and Cherrapunji.
The legend has that the Noh-ka-likai waterfall in Cherrapunji is named after the fatal jump in the fall by the deceived mother Likai after she was ...
It is also sometimes referred to as, “The Cherrapunji of the South”. It lies in the Western Ghats which is a declared UNESCO World Heritage Site ...
In a span of 24 hours from 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Cherrapunji recorded 223 mm of rainfall, Pasighat 73 mm, Rangia 62 mm, North Lakhimpur ...
According to Wikipedia, Cherrapunji, India holds the record for the most rainfall in a calendar month anywhere in the last 2,000 years, (as far as ...
Places such as Cherrapunji and Shillong in Meghalaya also recorded good Monsoon showers. As per Skymet Weather, the axis of Monsoon ...
Many people believe that Cherrapunji in Meghalaya is the world's wettest place. However, the truth is that a small village in the East Khasi Hills ...


 

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