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How To Reach Cherrapunjee
Popularly known as the wettest place in India, Cheerapunji is a small slice of heaven for nature lovers. This gorgeous little town is good to visit at any time of the year except for the heavy monsoons. So the ideal time remains October to May, when the weather is pleasant and welcoming. The weather also allows you to explore the various attractions and activities. Here is a quick look to know how to reach Cherrapunji and have a fantastic vacation.
Cherrapunji is one of the favourite destinations for the tourists; however, it does not have its own airport. The nearest airport is Umroi Airport in Shillong but it is only connected to Kolkata. The best way to reach Cherrapunji by air is to take a flight to Guwahati Airport at a distance of 181 km, which is very well connected to all the major Indian cities. However, on reaching Guwahati you either take a bus or a taxi to reach Cherrapunji.
The nearest railway head to Cherrapunji is in Guwahati, which is at a distance of 181 km from Cherrapunji. But the advantage here is that Guwahati is a well-connected railway hub, which is connected to all major cities by rail. To reach Cherrapunji from Guwahati is easy; you can either take a bus or a taxi from Guwahati.
Shillong and Guwahati both cities are well connected by road to Cherrapunji. There are many private A/c Buses and Government buses to reach Cherrapunji from Guwahati. The journey is quite pleasant. The state has a bus facility of its own for tourists to visit the main tourist attractions in the city; this will ease tourists’ efforts of finding the attractions.