1,545 metre, 20 kms from Shillong, regarded as sacred by the Hynniewtrep people, is set amidst a beautiful scenic view against the backdrop of a sacred forest. This `Navel of Heaven` as per Khasi mythology is a heavenly peak which offers to fill the spiritual void and emptiness, to those who seek and desire solace and peace of mind.
A secluded but captivating spot with plethora of indigenous and exotic plants and is located just below the Ward`s Lake.
A popular charming tourist draw, the adjacent mini zoo is an added attraction.
Located at the State Central Library complex, visitors can get a glimpse of the lifestyle and heritage of the people.
At LaitumKhrah, it attracts devotees and visitors alike.
Both cascade down the same escarpment into a deep valley, the mass of water dissolving into misty sparks.
12 kms on the outskirts of the city, the mountain stream descends through two successive falls set in dells of fern-covered rocks.
A soothing setting amidst the calmness of nature - a treat to the eyes.
Situated near Happy Valley, most suitable for a day`s outing and picnic. Explore it!
Near Lady Hydari Park, a cool spot within the city limits.
64 kms from Shillong, a popular health resort having hot-springs of sulphur water, believed to have curative medicinal properties.
140 kms from Shillong, is a scenic spot and an angler`s paradise of carp and masheers.
96 kms from Shillong, is a border town, where one can have a glimpse of the neighbouring country of Bangladesh. The colourful annual boat race during spring at the Umgot river is an added attraction.
0 kms from Shillong, capital of Nongkhlaw state. Home of the legendary U Tirot Sing Syiem (Raja of Nongkhlaw). who spear-headed a war against the British invaders to defend the territorial integrity and cultural identity of the Hynniewtrep people. He raised the battle-cry on April 4, 1829, but was finally captured and died in captivity in Dhaka on July 17, 1835.
Located in the heart of the city, the lake is surrounded by a garden of flowers and pine trees and is a popular spot for walks and boating.
Shillongs 18 hole golf course is considered one of the best in India, with a unique look and natural surrounding.
20 kms from Shiiiong it is the highest point in Meghalaya which offers a panoramic view of the scenic countryside and in the evening the city appears like a star studded abyss.
17 kms from Shiiiong is the beautiful Umiam Lake. The Orchid Lake Resort provides Watersport facilities which include sailing, water skiing etc. The Lum Nehru Park lies adjacent to the resort.
Situated 1,300 metres, above sea level Cherrapunjee is noted for having the heaviest rainfall in the world. A pleasant drive of about 56 kms from Shillong with a view of the mist covered ravines will take you to the famous Nohsngithiang falls, Nohkalikai falls, Mawsmai caves and Thangkharang Park.
56 kms from Shillong it is famous for the giant stalagmite formation resembling a Shivalinga, locally called Mawjymbuin.