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The Best Time to Visit Shillong

Shillong, located at an altitude of about 1500 meters, is one of the most favoured hill stations amongst tourists. The capital of Meghalaya, fondly nicknamed ‘The Abode of the Clouds’, is the only hill station which can be reached from any side. The mixture of modernist and colonial era ambience …

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Top 5 Places to Visit in Williamnagar

Williamnagar is the headquarter of the East Garo Hills District in Meghalaya. The well-planned township was named after the first Chief Minister of the state, Williamson A. Sangma. The district is mainly populated by the Garo tribe and so, the local culture is shaped up by the Garo tradition. Being …

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Top 5 Places to Visit in Tura

In the western part of Meghalaya, India, the Garo hills reign the region with the richness and mystery of dense forest and wildlife. The headquarter of Western Garo is Tura, a place shrouded with the fragrance of mountain and greenery. Tura town is guarded by the Tura peak. It is the …

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Top 5 Places to Visit in Nongpoh

Located on National Highway 40, Nongpoh lies at a distance of 52 km from Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya. It is also the administrative headquarters of the district of Ri – Bhoi. Nongpoh is a beautiful place surrounded by natural beauty all around with serene hills and rivers. Some of …

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Top 5 Places to Visit in Baghmara

Baghmara is the district headquarters of South Garo hills in Meghalaya. It lies on the Bangladeshi border and is surrounded by hills, tracts and a river on its expanse. The word ‘baghmara’ refers to ‘bagh (tiger)’ and ‘mara (killed)’. It is said that Bong Lasker, a local killed a Bengal …

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Top 5 Places to Visit in Jowai

Jowai is one of the most important commercial centres in the state of Meghalaya and it is also becoming an educational hub, with students coming even from Bangladesh and neighboring states to the district for studies. Jowai is blessed with scenic beauty as it is situated on a plateau, and …

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Top 5 National Parks in Meghalaya

Meghalaya literally means the ‘abode of the clouds’ for the State’s famous peculiarity of clouds descending down to the city quite frequently. It isn’t out of the ordinary in Meghalaya if all of a sudden the road you are driving on is covered with clouds! Other than the beautiful waterfalls, …

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A Complete Tour Guide to Jowai Hill Station

Located in Jaintia Hills in the state of Meghalaya, Jowai is a marvel to behold. Jowai is a hill station which is famous for its exuberant landscape and lush greenery. It is mostly inhabited by the local Pnar tribes, who have resided here for centuries. The hill station is situated …

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Top 3 Hill Stations In Meghalaya

Meghalaya is one of the prettiest states of India. The name literally translates to ‘The Abode of Clouds’ and Meghalaya certainly lives up to its name. Also known for housing the wettest place on the planet, Meghalaya because of its annual rainfall also has beautiful waterfalls. A dominantly mountainous region, …

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Nokrek National Park, Meghalaya

“Isolated from the world it resides, protecting the bio-diversity along the hill side” Spread across an area of 47.5 sq km, Nokrek National Park lying in the West Garo Hills district is truly one of its kind. It is an exotic, unperturbed piece of land with such unique features and …

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