Meghalaya, the North-eastern state that is also popularly known as the abode of clouds, is becoming one of the most favoured tourist hotspots for adventure activities. In fact, the region in gaining limelight in the tourism circuit for all the right reasons. The region being gorgeously green and blessed with natural bounties, attracting hordes of visitors in every season shouldn’t come as a surprise. Now, if you are also eager to explore this region, and live the best time of your life, this is your chance.
To satisfy the daredevil in you, why not indulge in some of the adventure sports available in Meghalaya. The trip will not just be enriching, but will also be thrilling and gutsy. After all the activities, if you just want to feel close with nature, the place will not disappoint you. The ultimate choice lies with you; plan accordingly and spend your precious time as per your mood.
However, if you are curious to know about the type of adventure sports in which you can indulge in while in Meghalaya, here is the list.
Adventure activities near Dwaki
Dwaki offers you immense opportunities to try your hand in various activities and experience something new. Head to the pristine Umngot River is you want to experience kayaking, wherein you will be paddling to sail through the sparkling water and create those Instgram worthy pictures. The experience will be like literally floating over the surface of the water, and your views being treated with mesmerising views and picturesque surroundings.
You can even try angling here as the scenic lake is blessed with various species of fish. After boating, spend some time here doing this activity.
Trek to double decker living root bridges
If you happen to visit Meghalaya, this is one of the activities that you should not definitely miss. These unique bridges remain soaked in rain water during most time of the year, so reaching this spot is quite an arduous task and trek. A 3600 stairs down trek will eventually lead you to this exemplary spot. You need to see it to believe it. The bridges believed to be able to support the weight of 10 people, crossing it will give you the sense of thrill and achievement. The trek will then lead you to several natural ponds, where you can take a dip if you want to get rid of the exhaustion of the trek.
Waterfall Rappelling at Elephant Falls
The scenic beauty of this spot will baffle you for some moments. Elephant Falls also offers adventure sport lovers to test their mettle by trying their hands in rappelling. The elevation of the fall is 40 ft, and level is not that tough. If you are a first timer, this won’t be much of a trouble for you.
Caving trip to Krem Mawmluh
Caving in Meghalaya will be an experience that you will remember all your life. And Krem Mawmluh, famed for being one of longest caves in India, offer you caving opportunity and check closely the stalactites and stalagmites formations. If you take part in this activity, you will pass through various river passages, pools, and caves where one might have to climb and crawl. A 45-min trek around Cherrapunjee will take you near the Krem Mawmluh. From there, your actual activity begins. Put on your gears and get set for crawling, swimming and climbing.