BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN SHILLONG
Shillong is a hill station in northeast India and the capital of the state of Meghalaya.
It’s known for the manicured gardens at Lady Hydari Park. Nearby, Ward’s Lake is
surrounded by walking trails. North, the Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures
features displays on the region’s native people. Waterfalls include the Elephant
Falls to the southwest. East of here, forested Shillong Peak offers city views.
A trip to Shillong is not restricted to scenic beauty rather there are numerous
adventurous excursions that make your vacay a perfect one! Here are some of
the best tourist attractions you must visit in Shillong to witness the ethereal
beauty of the hill station. Each place listed below will ensure a memorable trip to
this majestic city of Meghalaya.
MAWPHLANG SACRED GROVE
Mawphlang Sacred Grove is a reserved forest located at Mawphlang village near
Shillong, Meghalaya. Also known as Lawkyntang, it is an ideal destination for
nature lovers and among the best places to experience Shillong Tourism.
Situated in the East Khasi Hills, Mawphlang Sacred Forest is preserved by the
natives since ancient times as a part of their religious beliefs, in which forests are
considered as a sacred entity.
Counted as one of the most scenic places to visit in Shillong, Elephant Falls is a
three-tier cascading beauty and the most spectacular waterfall in the city. Here
at Elephant Falls, Shillong, you can admire the beauty of foamy water dropping in
layers, surrounding dense vegetation, and enjoy shopping for souvenirs from local
shops located at the entrance.
A pretty artificial lake surrounded by gardens is an ideal evening getaway!
Also known as the Polok Lake, it is usually flocked by couples, picnickers and
LADY HYDARI PARK – EMBRACE THE MOTHER NATURE
Named after the first lady of the province- Lady Hydari, this park is one of the
most popular Shillong tourist places. The park comprises a sprawling and
manicured garden including beautiful rose beds and children’s play area. There is
a mini-zoo inside the park housing more than 73 species of birds and 100 species