Meghalaya – Is known as the Abode of Clouds and situated in a north eastern part of India and surrounded by the state of Assam from North to North East and South to South West by Bangladesh (Neighboring Country). Shilong is the capital of Meghalaya. Meghalaya was formed on 21 January 1972 by carving out two districts from the state of Assam: The United Khasi Hills and Jaintia Hills, and the Garo Hills.
Meghalaya is inhabited by many distinct tribes such as Hajongs, the Karbis, and the Koch. But the most prominent being the Garos, the Khasis, and the Pnars. Best time to experience the mighty rains of Meghalaya is from June to August. A short monsoon drive will take you to some of the rainiest places on earth – Mawsynram and Sohra (Cherrapunjee) to south of Shillong.