|Meghalaya is a small North-east Indian state sandwiched between Assam & Bangladesh “Meghalaya” means “The Abode of Clouds” Sanskrit. It is a hilly strip in the eastern part of the country about 300 km long (east-west) and 100 km wide, with a total area of about 22,429 km
2. The capital is situated at the hilly Shillong (4 hrs drive from Guwahati).
The best birding is done around Shillong, Cherrapunji, Mawflong and Mwasynram with its specialties like Dark Rumped Swifts, Grey Sibia, Long-tailed & Tawny-breasted Wren-Babblers, and Crested Finchbills etc. More exploratory birding is possible at Garo Hills to areas like Nongkhylem & Nokrek.
This place is usually combined with Assam visit.