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beautiful landscape of the mountains

Mountains of Meghalaya


Mountains and trekking

impressively beautiful waterfalls
A vacation in Meghalaya is ideal for hikes and easy to moderately challenging treks through the beautiful landscape of the mountains and plateau. Lush green meadows stretch over rolling hills, interspersed with seemingly thrown rock formations, criss-crossed by crystal-clear streams and impressive waterfalls. The tranquillity of the forests invites you to pause and enjoy.
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Physical challenge Name and area of the trek Maximum altitude Duration Type of accommodation Notes/description
Hiking
easy Village and nature hikes 1000 to 1800 m 1 – 6 hours Lodge/homestay Gain insight into life and work in rural Meghalaya, amidst the green hilly landscape. Discover the vibrant root bridges, waterfalls and crystal clear streams
TREKKING up to 3600 meters
easy David Scott Trail 2000 meters 5 hours Homestay/ Inn Enjoy the green hilly landscape of “Indian Scotland” on a historic hiking trail. Cross the Sacred Forest and follow the historic trail through green hills to Shillong. If you wish, you can lend a hand with the daily work of the farmers.
Easy to moderate Smit trek 1600 m 6 hours Guest house/hotel Trek to the spiritual center and administrative headquarters of the Khyrim Syiemship and the Khasi people. If you have the opportunity and are interested, you can lend a hand with the daily work
easy to moderate Krang-Pynursi Trek 1400 m 2 to 3 days Guest house/ lodge/ tent The trek leads through gorges and over gentle, green hills to the high plateau in the southern foothills of the Khasi Hills. If you have the opportunity and are interested, you can lend a hand with the daily work on the land