Is May a suitable time to visit Meghalaya?
Well May-Spe is the normal Monsoon period in this part of the world. And when it rains, it pours. So if you love the rains, then this the best place to be during monsoons. However, I would also like to point out that it rains maybe 4-7 days at a stretch and then theres a dry patch in between before the start of another rain pouring stretch. So if you are lucky you can enjoy both.
For a feel of how it has been the past few years in Sohra, please check the following link:
Thanks Mr. Kharkongor, I do love the rains but moving around would be a problem.
Well let me reassure you that the rainfall pattern in this part of the world has definitely changed. When we were kids it would rain non stop the entire day, infact it could go up to even 3-4 days, non stop. Now days, it pours mercilessly for a couple of hours or sometimes more and then it stops and infact is warm and sunny the whole day. Infact most times, it rains the entire night and then its bright and sunny through out the day. So unless you are very unlucky and get stuck in some rare freak weather, May is still a good month to give it a shot.However I can't say the same for a month like July.
Thanks Kharkongor. You are again attempting me to make my plans for May. I think I should!
Well which part of May are you considering? SInce the past few years, the Monsoons have been arising a little late, the first half of May should be ok. By the way, how many days are you thinking of?
Maybe Last week of April, running into 1st week of May - 7 to 8 days?
Oh that sounds totally fine. There will be light pre monsoon showers at that time. But nothing that can drown your spirits. By the way 7-8 days is pretty decent. How many places do you hope to cover?
Perhaps you can advice me what places I should visit?
Definitely, give me an idea of what you expect from this trip? Just normal Sightseeing or something more adventurous. And would you just want to stick to the normal Tourist circuits, or would you like to explore a little bit more. And wih a week in hand, you can do it relaxingly so. And how many of you are coming and their age and sex.
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