Friday, 25 January 2019

Top 10 Places In Shillong India - INKSHIFT

Top 10 Places In Shillong India - INKSHIFT

Are you feeling bored from daily life? or you want to explore some new destination, where you can chill out. So this blog post is for you to read from top to down. Keep Scrolling and Feel Free to Comment.

Shillong is a hill area in the northeastern part of India, also Shillong is the capital of Meghalaya. Popularly known as the smallest states in India. Shillong is situated at an altitude of 1496 m above sea level, with the highest point being Shillong Peak at 6,449 feet. At first Shillong was capital for composite Assam during the British regime and later a separate State of Meghalaya was formed. Shillong is well connected by roads with all major northeastern states. Since 2017, there are daily flights between the city with Jorhat and Kolkata. Taxi services are also available to the destination like Guwahati, Agartala, Dimapur, Aizawl, other North Eastern towns and cities. Shillong is a beautiful place that can be enjoyed by people of all age groups and from any part of the world. So why you're waiting for? after reading the article, book your tickets and go ahead.

                                       ➽View of Shillong

Are you looking for the best hotels in Shillong, then watch the video given below.

So, let's start with 10 amazing places that you will love to visit again and again.

1. Shillong Peak

Popularly known as the highest point in Shillong, and the best place to get a glimpse of the entire city. It offers a breathtaking panoramic view of the entire city. Book a taxi or a cab, a short drive from the city will take you to the Peak. When you will visit the location, you will feel that you have entered the world of clouds and mist. This is one of the amazing places in Shillong, through very close to the city. Explore the treks and you will feel like heaven.

2. Don Bosco Museum

Popularly known as the finest museum in Asia, also called as Don Bosco Center of Indigenous Cultures. You can visit this place if you have interested in learning about the history and culture of the tribes of northeastern India. When you will visit the museum they will tell everything about the tribes, how they lived in olden days, the tools they used, the dresses they wore, and a lot more stories. There are 16 galleries in the museum and each gallery will feel you something special.

3. Mawphlang Sacred Forest

Mawphlang Sacred Forest is perched on the East Khasi Hills near Mawphlang village in Meghalaya. Through location is quite far from the city. A jungle that has an amazing assortment of trees, plants, and flowers. It is good for Nature Lovers, Photo Fanatics, and Experience Seekers. The Timing of this place is 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, there is no entry fee.

4. Laitlum Canyon

One of India's most spectacular landscapes, Laitlum Canyon, located close to Shillong, is one such place which will feel you speechless. The word 'Laitlum' means 'end of hills.' You'll enjoy the smell of those fresh pine trees all around you, the view is really amazing, clouds everywhere. It is a perfect place to hang out with your family and friends. When you will visit take food for yourself as because there is no place where you will get food.

5. Umiam Lake

Umiam Lake is an artificial lake in Shillong, it is surrounded by numerous scenic sights, enveloped by lush, green hills, making it the best spot for nature photography. There are a number of thrilling and fun activities for kids to enjoy at Umiam Lake. So the lake open daily for various water sports activities between 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. However, you will love to visit this destination.

6. Elephant Falls

Waterfalls are really pretty, every traveller loves to visit the waterfall. So the best destination for you is Elephant Falls in Shillong which is 12 km from Shillong. Here the views of the falls are excellent, the place is clean and peaceful. It is also one of the best waterfalls in Shillong.

More 4 places you can visit

7. Shillong Catholic Cathedral
8. Sweet Falls
9. Lady Hydari Park
10. Mawlynnong, the cleanest village 

So, these are the top 10 places located in Shillong, you can also go for a bike ride with your friends. Lots of travellers visit by car and many are with flights.

Wish you a happy journey :)

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