Meghalaya Age Festival to Promote High-End Tourism

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Meghalaya Age Festival to Promote High-End Tourism

A hilly Indian state of Meghalaya, located in the northeastern part of the country, is set to host a 9-day Meghalaya Age Festival to boost tourism in the region and attract more high-end visitors.

The festival organised by the Meghalaya Tourism Department will take place during the second week of March this year starting on March 6 or 7. 

The scenic Thadlaskein area in West Jaintia Hills will become the main stage of the festival. The target of the event is to showcase different styles of Meghalaya experiences – from beautiful scenery to music and cultural activities as well as to disclose the area's great potential for high-end tourism.

Some of the highlights of the festival will include glamping, hot air ballooning, and caving.

Around 50 five-star luxury tents featuring all classy facilities will be set up in Meghalaya for visitors. It is the first time Meghalaya will offer this type of accommodation which has recently been trending all over the world.

Meghalaya boasts some of the thickest primary forests in the country, an outstanding scenery and fog comparable to the Scottish Highlands. There are two National Parks and three Wildlife Sanctuaries in Meghalaya which has a great biodiversity supporting a vast variety of flora and fauna.

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