Shillong is the capital and hill station of Meghalaya, also known as "The Abode of Clouds", one of the smallest states in India. It is the headquarters of the East Khasi Hills district and is situated at an average altitude of 4,908 feet (1,496 m) above sea level. There are a lot of quiet places to visit in Shillong. The destination is one of the quaintest places in India and many tourist places in Shillong remain all time favourites among travelers. The attractions here are more on the natural side. Some of the places that you just cannot miss are Elephant Falls, Ward's Lake, Shillong Peak, Umiam Lake, and Elephant Falls. Other than these, there is the Don Bosco Museum too. Shopping paradise is Police Bazar.
SHILLONG: depart for the sightseeing Full Day city tour of Shillong (Meghalaya). En route Umium Lake. Next visit to Shillong peak,Elephant Falls, Don Bosco Museum, Wards Lake & lastly Police Bazar and back to Guwahati Hotel Drop. Umiam Lake is a frequented tourist destination of the region. The tourism department of Meghalaya has developed this place into a recreation hot spot. Visitors can enjoy boat rides while admiring views of its surrounding landscapes.Elephant fall ;This picturesque cascade has a gurgling white stream that gushes down a series of rocky steps and forms a small pool at the bottom. Eye-soothing verdure flanks the Elephant Falls and adds to its unparalleled natural beauty. Owing to its breathtaking environs, this waterfall tops the list of tourist attractions, picnic spots and weekend getaways in Shillong.Shillong Peak; Known mainly for the magnificent view of Shillong it provides, Shillong peak is a major tourist attraction located just 10 km from the city. This location also serves as a radar station for the Indian Air Force, so the visitors have to submit their identification and get approval to enter the gate which is under continuous surveillance. At 6,449 feet, it is the highest point in Shillong.Wards lake; The Lake is full of a variety of colourful fish and is ornamented with a stunning wooden bridge on it. You may enjoy feeding fish while standing on the bridge or boating on this serene Lake. Take a walk along the cobble-stonned paths in the garden or simply sit besides the lake and relax while reading your favourite book. This is an ideal place to enjoy picnic with your family and friends. Enjoy the gurgling water of fountains embedded in the garden and sit back to enjoy some peaceful time. Don bosco Museum; Don Bosco Museum in Shillong is a major tourists' spot providing a glimpse of the rich and multi-cultural lifestyles of the indigenous peoples of North East India.