Cherrapunji Eco Park, Meghalaya

Nestled in the lush embrace of Meghalaya lies a haven for nature enthusiasts – Cherrapunji Eco Park. In this guide, we unfold the secrets of this green sanctuary, detailing the journey to reach it, the wonders it holds, and why it's a must-visit destination.

How to Reach the Green Odyssey

Before immersing yourself in the tranquil beauty of Cherrapunji Eco Park, also known as Sohra Eco Park or Mawsmai Nongthymmai Eco Park, you need to know how to get there. The park is easily accessible, with multiple modes of transport available. Hop on a flight to Guwahati or Shillong, and then a quick cab ride takes you to your verdant getaway. Trains chugging through charming landscapes are another option, while the adventurous can choose to drive through winding roads painted with breathtaking scenery.

Car driving by greenery surrounded
the seven sister waterfall cascading from the lofty mountain peaks of meghalaya

Unveiling the Eco Park's Treasures

Step into the Mawsmai Nongthymmai Eco Park and prepare to be awestruck. Lush greenery carpets the rolling hills while a crystal-clear stream gurgles its way through the park, humming a lullaby of serenity. As you stroll along the meandering paths, keep your eyes peeled for the park's hidden gems. The park boasts breathtaking viewpoints that offer unparalleled vistas of the seven sister falls. Imagine seven ribbons of water plunging into the abyss. On a clear day, you can even catch a glimpse of the Sylhet plains of Bangladesh, stretching out like an emerald carpet.

Park Wonders that Awaits You

As you enter Cherrapunji Eco Park, get ready to be captivated by a harmony of verdant hues. The park stands as evidence of Meghalaya's dedication to safeguarding its natural wonders. Stroll along meticulously laid-out pathways, each bend unveiling a fresh aspect of the region's diverse ecosystem. The Green House within the park shelters a multitude of plant varieties, including rare orchids, transforming it into a haven for those passionate about botany. Exotic blossoms in shades of fuchsia, lavender, and pearl perfume the air with their subtle fragrance.

Lavender orchids
Ziplining with waters below

Adventure Activities

Sohra Eco Park offers more than just picturesque landscapes (though that alone is a compelling reason to explore!). Traverse through natural trails, experiencing the soft moss beneath your feet. For those seeking excitement, engage in activities like rappelling and zip-lining, ensuring a memorable surge of adrenaline. A notable feature is the Sky Walk, providing expansive vistas of the nearby hills and valleys. However, the Sohra Eco Park caters to everyone, not just thrill-seekers. Families can enjoy picnics on the grassy hills, children can revel in the play areas with joyful laughter and couples can find tranquillity in secluded corners, hand in hand.

Now that the enchantment of wildlife has been revealed let's shift to the second most crucial aspect: your accommodation. With Polo Orchid Resort, Cherrapunji, serving as your hub, your journey is perfected. Our personalised service ensures every desire is met, and our commitment to sustainability lets you feel positive about your travel decisions. Moreover, the on-site travel desk is ready to assist you in planning the ideal Cherrapunji itinerary, ensuring you explore all the hidden gems. Luxurious rooms, abundant amenities and it's almost a one-stop 'staycation'. Our staff eagerly awaits your arrival. Have you secured your tickets yet? 

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