While you are exploring cities, states don’t ever try to miss the wettest place on Earth, Cherrapunji, Meghalaya. The suspicious place has a distinct place of being the wettest place after having more amount of rainfall.With a whopping 425 inches of rain annually on average, Cherrapunji is definitely one of the top natural wonders of India. To put this into perspective, consider that Hawaii receives an annual average of 63 inches of rain and Wales receives 115 inches in a rainy year! We highly recommend you carry your galoshes along on this trip!
To put this into perspective, consider that Hawaii receives an annual average of 63 inches of rain and Wales receives 115 inches in a rainy year! We highly recommend you carry your galoshes along on this trip!
Accordingly, the place is meant for lovers because as the rain showers they get a chance to get close to their loved ones, and whats beautiful than a couple under the same umbrella. To start off your amazing trip, you need to set the budget first.
So many places to see in the land of oranges, Cherrapunji has many waterfalls, living bridges, limestone caves and sight scenes to enjoy.Living bridges are particularly famous in Cheerapunji that are not built but grown by the local people. Secondary roots of Ficus elastica tree that grows above the ground surface are used for making living bridges.
Though the process of developing living bridges takes about 10-15 years but these last for more than hundreds of years. One of the oldest living bridges in Cheerapunji is 500 years old and still in use. Umshiang Double-Decker Root Bridge is one of its own kinds in the entire world that consists of two bridges one above another.
From March to October Cherrapunjee receives rainfall for about eight months in a year and most of it happens during the month of June and July. From November to February it is almost dry. So if you want to enjoy the rain and scenic beauty then monsoon is a great time but on the other hand, if you love adventure and outdoor activities then you surely visit Cherrapunji in the season of winter from November to February.
The wettest place has surely touched your heart and soul so guys, what are you waiting for, go book your tickets and enjoy.