mountain air, the whispering pines, the babbling streams, the hospitable
atmosphere, the pleasant climatic condition and exotic flora and
fauna gives the tourist to Meghalaya, tremendous value for money.
is one of the countrys newest states with its capital at Shillong.
For long a summer retreat of the British, the beautifully kept golf
course and several English country cottages testify to another influence
besides the local one. Beautiful lakes and falls, hillside cottages,
a large university, and the popular Bara Bazar are quaint aspects
of this town.
Meghalayan Panorama has every bit been carved out
by the hands of nature and none can do better than the Creator Himself
has blessed her with abundant rainfall, smiling sun-shine, dark
virgin forests, high plateaus, tumbling waterfalls, crystal rivers,
The place, the people and the climate all combine to create
an atmosphere to make Shillong an ideal holiday resort throughout
the year. Cherrapunji, the wettest place on earth is only 56 kms
away from Shillong. Shad Sukmynsiem means dance with joyful heart.
It is a thanks giving dance, held in Shillong in the month of April
1496 meters. Climate (deg C): Summer - Max 23.3, Min 15. Winter
- Max 15.6, Min 3.9.
Season: Throughout the year.
Ward Lake, Botanical Garden & Museum, Meghalaya State Museum,
Lady Hydari Park & Mini Zoo, Crinoline Falls & Swimming
Pool, Wei Tdem (Sweet Falls), Shillong Peak, Elephanta Falls, Arunachal
Pradesh Museum, Iewduh Bara Bazar, Butterfly Museum, Bishop &
Beadon Falls, Shillong Golf Course, Polo Grounds, Umian Lake.
Cherrapunji- 56 kms, Dwaki- 86 kms.
to go there
By Air: Nearest airport Guwahati- 129 kms and Umroi Airport-
31 kms are connected with Calcutta.
By Rail: Nearest Railhead is Guwahati- 103 kms.
By Road: Calcutta- 1184 kms, Darjeeling- 690 kms, Gangtok- 692
kms, Guwahati- 103 kms, Kaziranga- 294 kms, Aizwal- 430 kms, Siliguri-
578 kms, Manas- 273 kms, Agartala- 499 kms, Kohima- 469 kms, Itanagar-