“Your land is land for Gods to live in. It's air, it's natural scenery, it's pure atmosphere, it's sweet water would attract even Gods” – Sardar Vallabhai Patel

Separating the Assam valley from the plains of Bangladesh, hilly Meghalaya – the ‘abode of clouds’ – is a cool, pine-fresh mountain state set on dramatic horseshoes of rocky cliffs. (Lonely Planet)

Shillong Cherrapunjee Mawlynnong Mawlasnai Plan your trip

Mawsmai Lodge, Cherrapunjee

Located near Seven Sister Falls, at Mawsmai, Cherrapunjee, a lodge with view of the fields of Bangladesh is a nice place to spend your vacation time. The spacious rooms with attached western baths are clean and comfortable. The restaurant at the lodge serves Local, Indian and Chinese cuisine.

Umpohwin Farmstay, Mawlasnai, Ri-Bhoi

The farmstay at Umpohwin, Mawlasnai (50 Km from Shillong) is located inside an isolated forested area. The location and serenity of the family run saty is unparalleled. Travelers can venture to the unique places of interest including Mawkynthei at Mawsladiang village, Mawsawa at Umsohphoh village, KaMawhati at Khliehumwang village and Mawbuh Mawshyieng at Ummat village. Basic requirements such as water supply, electricity and solar water heater are available. The rooms are clean, and attached with western baths. The farm consists of live stocks such as piggery, ponies, cows, swans, ducks, local chicken and varieties of organic vegetables. The Home stay has of a drawing Room, a kitchen and two bedrooms, one double bed and twin beds. Another option is to stay at the Bamboo Retreat, a 6 feet elevated 15 feet by 15 feet room made from a combination of bamboo and timber.

Saitsohpen Heritage Stay, Cherrapunjee

Located at the heart of Cherrapunjee, Saitsohpen is a small village, atop a quaint hillock near the Market area of Sohra, a prime central location in the town. The tastefully built heritage stay has big comfortable rooms with modern amenities including attached western-style baths and balcony. The unquestionable hospitality of the owner cum host makes this stay a special place.c

MaplePine Farm, Mawphlang

Located in the Valley below Mawphlang Sacred Forest, Maple Pine Farm is a small family-run stay for adventure lovers. Surrounded by two streams and agriculture lands, Maple Pine Farm has few small individual cabins with attached toilets.

The Stories of Meghalaya

Meghalaya is a place of never-ending stories. From its beautiful valleys, breathtaking falls, clean and calm villages, the matrilineal ethnicity, there are so many things, this small state unfolds. In Meghalaya, the wettest place of the earth lies few miles away from the cleanest village of Asia. Cover the gorgeous landscape of Meghalaya with our six nights route-plan.

Kutmadan Resort, Sohra

The resort at Kutmadan, Cherrapunjee (Sohra) is a small three cottage property in a larger plot of land just next to the monotony of a saga of dancing clouds, stormy winds and heavy shower. Kutmadan resort offers the closest encounter with a very different kind of ambience that Sohra is known for.

Iartong Guest House, Mawlynnong

The villagers of Mawlynnong, the cleanest village in Asia, are keeping the surrounding environment clean as an age-old Khasi tradition. The village also has cent percent literacy and vaccination coverage. Each house has a toilet, along with a community owned toilet. By tradition, Khasi society is matrilineal and women are economically more powerful. So socially, it is a different India. Mawlynnong is very close to world’s wettest places, so it has cloudy, moist look in the monsoon. The green moist surroundings, clean yet dump concrete roads, canopy bridges and bamboo-made walks above the giant trees, make Mawlynnong look like a village inside the rain forest. The living root bridges, the connection of people with the nature and many others abstruse realities live here. Iartong Guest House is another small homestay at Mawlynnong owned by a local Khasi family. Infrastructure is moderate, but the hospitality is self-evident. And the veranda ends in the skywalk over the trees.

La-chaumiere House, Shillong

La-chaumiere House is located atop a hill of same name near the center of Shillong but out of the chaos of the city. This elegant old house, once a Nawab of Dacca’s establishment, then a favorite summer stay ‘Holders Hotel’ owned by the British, and now is a heritage stay with a lineage more than hundred years. La-chaumiere House still posses the form and charm of the original building, but has been gracefully renovated to offer all contempo frill and services. It is positioned centrally and conveniently to access the markets and landmarks of Shillong city. La-chaumiere House offers rooms in the heritage house and annex. With its wood interiors, manicured lawn, whispering pine trees, all reflecting the grace and elegance of a bygone era, La-chaumiere House is one of the best places to enjoy a placid and complacent stay at Shillong.

Cafe Shillong B&B, Shillong

Café Shillong Bed & Breakfast, is a Boutique bungalow with cozy rooms set for a perfect holiday. The rooms feature LED televisions and free WIFI for its guests. Situated in the popular area of lower Lachumiere of Shillong, this property is almost seventy years old. The house retains its old character to provide an experience and charm of living in a typical old Shillong style architecture. The Suite The suites are beautifully decorated and perfect for a comfortable sleep after a tiring day of sightseeing. Having its own private sitting room the suites can be a perfect place to just sit back and relax. All the rooms feature large LED television, coffee and tea maker and a choice of snacks to choose from the mini bar. The Luxury Rooms The luxury rooms are spacious and open up to the lawn. The rooms feature large LED television, tea and coffee maker and a mini bar. The Deluxe Rooms These rooms are fitted with two single beds. The rooms are equipped with LED television, tea and coffee …

Cherrapunjee Holiday Resort, Sohra, Meghalaya

Cherrapunjee Holiday Resort is located at an exotic piece of property having uninterrupted views of the surrounding mountains and valleys of Sohra (Cherrapujee), Meghalaya. As Sohra is one of the wettest places in the world, this resort has an inherited surrounding of the moist rain forest – which become mystic with clouds and sunbeams in the rainy season.