Shillong is the capital of Meghalaya and also one of the famous hill stations of India. It also known as “The Abode of Clouds”. This city surrounded by amazing waterfalls, crystal clear lakes and impressive mountains. It is an ideal place to unwind amidst natural beauty and serenity.
Shillong is the favourite destination for British because of it’s beautiful lakes, waterfalls, pine forests and green mountains. The British developed this beautiful hill-stations during British Raj.
An earthquake destroyed the city in 1897, necessitating its complete rebuilding. In January 1972, Shillong became the capital of the newly formed state of Meghalaya.
The presence of many well reputed educational institutions, many of them established by various missionary groups make Shillong the hub of education for the entire north-east.
- Mawphlang Falls
- Elephant Falls
- Umiam Lake
- Ward’s Lake
- Sweet Falls
- Bishop Falls
- Butterfly Museum
- Shillong peak
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Shillong has its own Airport but has limited connectivity, only a few flights are operated from this Airport. Guwahati in Assam is nearest major airport. From there you could take a bus or hire a cab to getting their.
The Guwahati-Shillong Road connects the two cities. Government bus service and also private buses run from most major cities.
Guwahati, Assam is the nearest railway station. From there you could either take a bus or hire a cab or self-drive to getting their.