Byrdaw falls located in Pomshutia village is about 70 kms away from Shillong Credit: Twitter

Shillong: Heading to Meghalaya for this Christmas? First, read our story on all you need to know before going to the Home of the Clouds.

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Remember to pack your cameras because you might not want to miss capturing the Christmas vibes. Shillong will be lit up with Christmas lights, and so will the rest of the state.

Khaddum-Shympe Falls is located in East Jaintia hills. It is tucked up in the hills of Saipung town and has recently become known to many of the locals in the state. The place has many things to offer: not just the beautiful number of strips of the waterfall but also a magical cave for swimming.

Strips of waterfall of the Khaddum-Shympe Falls
Water cave at Khaddum Shympe falls

Tyrshi Falls is also another hidden gem that is slowly picking up tourists attraction. It is located alongside the Jowai-Shillong road. Tyrshi falls beauty is added with the lush green paddy fields seen from a distance.

View of Tyrshi falls from the bottom

Jarain falls is now locally called as Phe Phe falls. It is located in West Jaintia Hills around 20 kilometres from Jowai. For more information one can always checkout https://travellingslacker.com/phe-phe-falls-poetry-in-two-steps/

View of Phe Phe Falls, Jarain from a distance

If it is your first time to Meghalaya then don’t forget to visit these known places which you definitely don’t want to miss out. Laitlum canyons located in East Khasi Hills District, it is a visual treat, and the cold breeze at this canyon can be no less than the ones you’ve witnessed at Rohtang Pass. Other places are also like the most famous double-decker bridge at Nongriat and don’t miss out Rainbow falls which is ahead of Nongriat.

For tourists visiting Meghalaya this time of the year will definitely be a witness to Christmas and new years celebration in the state.

What’s Christmas when you don’t relish some cakes? Don’t forget to hop into cafes and bakery, like Nanz, because the cakes and bakes complete that special Christmas feeling you will get only in Meghalaya.

Christmas cakes at Nanz Confectionary


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