The capital of Meghalaya, Shillong is a fantastic place full of hidden adventure. Nestled in the midst of nature’s rich bounty, this city brings together a blend of rural and urban that makes visiting it a particularly enticing experience. Not only do you get to enjoy a unique metropolitan outlook, but you also get to combine it with the rural flavour that makes a vacation in the mountains such a joy. There is a rampant natural beauty in and around Shillong- panoramic mountain views are to be had in all directions, sweeping golf courses covered in mist are to be found everywhere, crystal lakes reflecting intense blue skies add their sparkle to the atmosphere, and musical waterfalls beautify the land with their force.
The city of Shillong offers a plethora of good experiences to tourists from food trails to cultural expeditions to music festivals. The local cuisine belonging to the Khasis and Tibetans dominates the food scene and you should try out the range of boiled or roasted food on offer. Plenty of wonderful restaurants can be found in the market area of Shillong, a place which also offers tourists the chance to indulge in fun-filled souvenir shopping.The mountainous landscape around Shillong also makes it a great place for adventure activities. When here, you can try a hand at rock climbing, rappelling, paragliding, river rafting and trekking. The famous David Scott's Trail is to be found in Meghalaya, so trekkers can enjoy a challenging but thrilling experience in Shillong. Magnificent views are also a part of Shillong’s offerings.
Shillong Peak offers a panoramic view of the scenic countryside is the highest peak situated at a height of 6,449 feet in this region. The place, the people and the climate all combine to create an atmosphere to make Shillong an ideal holiday resort. Cherrapunjee which is the wettest place on earth is only 56 kms away from Shillong and so it is always a part of Shillong holiday packages. Shillong is often referred to as “Scotland of India” and gained this name by Britishers. The beautiful lakes, green mountains, pine forests and waterfalls are the reason best justifying this honour.
Popular Shillong Tour Packages
|Shillong Tour Package from Kolkata 2020 | Flat 18% off||6D/5N||₹ 15500||5.0 star|
|3 Days Kaziranga Guwahati Trip with Jeep Safari||3D/2N||₹ 9999||5.0 star|
|6 Days Group Tour of Mesmerising Meghalaya||6D/5N||₹ 15999||5.0 star|
|4 Days Tour of Mystic Meghalaya||4D/3N||₹ 13500||5.0 star|
|Exotic Shillong Honeymoon Package, Meghalaya||5D/4N||₹ 16875||5.0 star|