SHILLONG - 'The SCOTLAND OF THE EAST  '

 

There are regular bus services , both private and government undertaking , to cater the needs of tourists coming from different parts of the Country and outside. In addition to this, there are tourists taxis available as well which can be hired upon at reasonable rates. Both these services provide comfort to the passengers and ensure satisfaction during the travel.

The Meghalaya Tourism Office (Ph. 2226220) on Jail Road in Police Bazaar conducts trips to Cherrapunji as also to places which are around Shillong City. The Government of India Tourist Office (Ph. 225632) at GS Road may also be contacted for help. Travelersí cheques can be exchanged easily in Shillong.

 

As far as Hotels / Lodges are concerned, there is no dearth of good quality Hotels which can be afforded by people of different economic capacities. With Tourism industry developing in the state, the Directorate of Tourism, Government of Meghalaya also is making efforts to establish Hotels / Lodges with the help of private entrepreneurs. 

 

 

 

 Sites to Visit

 Lakes Ward Lake, Umiam Lake
 Parks & Zoos Lady Hydari  Park, Botanical Garden
 Museums       State Museum, Brookside, Ossuarium
 Waterfalls Elephant Falls, Sweet Falls, Spread Eagle Falls, Beadon Bishop Falls, Crinoline Falls
 Monuments Shillong Centenary Monument, Martyr's Column, Statue of Jesus opposite Shillong Cathedral
 Heritage Sites Shillong cathedral, Mawkhar Presbyterian, All Saints Cathedral
 Country side Smit Village, Iing Sad, Nongkrem
 Peaks Shillong Peak, Sohpetbneng Peak
 Others Shillong Golf Course

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information please visit  http://meghalaya.nic.in/tourism/places.htm