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Home » India » East India » East India States » Meghalaya » Shillong Travel

Shillong Tours Guide

Catholic Church in ShillongTake a trip to the beautiful valleys of Shillong. Get away from the stress and the monotony of the chaotic life. With our Shillong Tours Guide we assure that you will experience and explore the best vacation of tour life. Shillong is the capital of Meghalaya and is situated in the north eastern part of India. Visit this place and enjoy the climate, the landscape and the people. Along with our Shillong Tour Guide we also take you to the beautiful lakes and waterfalls set in pine forests and green mountains. It is a popular hill-station which the British used to call the Scotland of the East.

Our Shillong Tour Guide takes you to the laps of nature and offers you all that describes beauty. No matter what your interests are you are sure to find your dream abode here in this mesmerizing city. We take you to marvel at the amazing series of waterfalls, the mystic mountain peaks, crystal clear water lakes, breathtakingly beautiful golf courses, museums and zoo. Let each day of your stay be a day of thrill, exploration and excitement. Though the weathers Gods remain aloof during peak winters and summers the region offers its best face in March, April, September and October not necessarily in that sequence.

Major Attractions in our Shillong Tours Guide:

Golf Club:
This is one of the most attractive points in Shillong which you must definitely visit. Our Shillong Tour Guide will take you to the Golf Course which is situated at the end of the city's lower tier surrounded by Pine Forest. It was developed in 1889 with 9 holes & in 1924 it was made 18 holes Golf-Course. You will be amazed to know that this is the second largest in Asia & is called Gleneagle of the East.

Ward Lake:
This beautiful lake is located in the heart of the city. It is an artificial lake lying along with its garden. It was developed in 1893 94 by the Chief Commissioner of Assam, Sir William Ward. Here you can also visit the island in this jigzag shaped lake. A wooden bridge helps for to and fro journey between the island & main-land. There is an arrangement for Joy ride in lake. Also visit the Botanical Garden and the Governor House shaded by pine trees are added attraction of the Ward Lake.

Butterfly Museum:
Our Shillong Tour Guide also takes you to this wonderful attraction. This fascinating Butterfly Museum is located at Riatosomithiah and is developed by Wankhae & Co. Here you will be amazed to find various species of butterflies with its multiple colours.

Don Bosco Cathedral:
Crouscating Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians i.e. Don Bosco Cathedral is another tourist attraction. Here you can marvel at the episodes of Jesus Christ in oil painting. The dispersion of light from the coloured glass is another beauty that will leave you spellbound.

State Museum:
Our Shillong Tour Guide also takes you to this Captain Williamson Sangma State Museum. This museum is a reflection of the culture of Meghalaya & life-style of tribal societies. Here you will come across articles connected with the culture of the state handicrafts, arms, animals and plants along with archeological objects are exhibited here.

Shillong Peak:
While travelling along the middle of Airforce cantonment area, about 10 km away at Upper Shillong is Shillong Peak or Abode of the Gods, at a height of 1965m. This is the highest peak in Meghalaya shaded by pine, fir and burch. This place should also not be missed out. On the cloudless days the peaks of Himalayas are visible from Shillong Peak.

Crinoline Falls:
With our Shillong Tour Guide you should also take a trip to Crinoline Falls which is about one and half km away from the city. A visit to this place will let you enjoy the view of the Bonsai & orchid garden attached to it.

Sweet Falls:
Sweet Falls is situated at a distance of 8 km from Shillong, near the Happy Valley. The sensuous waterfall cascades from an altitude of more than 200 hundred ft. It appears like a gushing stream. This waterfall is a beauty and an important tourist attraction in Shillong. It serves as a lovely picnic spot and offers coziness to the couples.

How to Reach:

By Air: Shillong airport at Umroi connects to only Kolkata. Guwahati is the nearest major airport, which is nearly 100 km away from Shillong.

By Train: Nearest railhead to Shillong is Guwahati, which is at distance of 100 km away.

By Bus: Shillong bus stand is located at the city center and regular bus services to Guwahati are available.


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