Rainy season and other seasons at Cherrapunji

Rainy season and other seasons at Cherrapunji March to October is the rainy season in Cherrapunji.  June and July receive the highest rainfall.  Half of the annual average rain is receiving in these two months.  On 16th June, 1995 Cherrapunji received a rainfall of 1563mm.  Chirrpunji receives 12,000 mm rain annually but in 1974, the … Continue reading “Rainy season and other seasons at Cherrapunji”

Why Cherrapunji is called Wet Desert?

Why Cherrapunji is called Wet Desert? Since Cherrapunji has many deep valleys, clouds which fly over are cooled and start raining.  Wind is cooled quickly because of the southwest monsoon and also from the winds coming from east and northeast directions.  These winds hit the Khasi hills and the atmosphere is cooled.  But the rain … Continue reading “Why Cherrapunji is called Wet Desert?”

Location of Cherrapunji and its highlights | Road map and driving directions to Cherrapunji from Shillong

Location of Cherrapunji and its highlights | Road map and driving directions to Cherrapunji from Shillong Cherrapunji is at a distance of 56 kms from Shillong.   It takes 2 hours to reach Cherrapunji in the narrow roads and high mountains.  Visitors who enter Cherrapunji expect to see dense forests.  But, would be shocked to find … Continue reading “Location of Cherrapunji and its highlights | Road map and driving directions to Cherrapunji from Shillong”

Market place and touristic attractions of Cherrapunji

Market place and touristic attractions of Cherrapunji Heavy rains wash out the top soil on the plateau and now Cherrapunji remained as a market place.  People of nearby villages come and sell their things here.  This market is held for every 8 days.  Government offices and hospitals work compulsorily on that day.  Taxis and Buses … Continue reading “Market place and touristic attractions of Cherrapunji”

Touristic importance and culture of Shillong

Touristic importance and culture of Shillong Cherrapunji is a small town in Meghalaya.  Cherrapunji held the record of highest rainfall receiving place in the world. However, nearby Mawsynram has more rainfall nowadays. Cherrapunji is at a distance of 56 kilo meters from the capital of Meghalaya, Shillong.   While entering Shillong, tourists can see the Umiyam … Continue reading “Touristic importance and culture of Shillong”

How to reach Talakona? Accommodation at Talakona

How to reach Talakona? Accommodation at Talakona     Talakona is a place at Erravaripalem mandal in Chittor District.  It is 49 KMs from Tirupathi.  The specialty of this place is that it has beautiful Waterfalls with Thick forest and different animals in wild life are roaming. The weather is clear and very Peace full. … Continue reading “How to reach Talakona? Accommodation at Talakona”