Named after the wife of the first governor of Assam, because initially, Shillong was under the Assamese government, this park is a great highlight to visit in the city. Landscaped gardens built with the basis of Japanese garden style in mind, the place has many ponds dotting the area and making for a pleasing sight to look at.
Housing a mini zoo in itself, the Lady Hydari Park is home to many species like Jackal, Himalayan black bear, porcupine Leopard, Serow and Deer, and birds like Hornbill, Kite, and Mynah etc. There is also a museum in the park, making this place a complete experience and a must visit.
Location: Lachumiere, Shillong, Meghalaya
Timings: Tuesday to Sunday, 8 AM to 5 PM
Best time to visit: Throughout the year
Entry Fees/Price: Adults (12 years and above) INR 10, Children INR 5