Trek towards “The Abode of Clouds” with Shillong Tour Operators Delhi bringing you exciting Shillong Holiday Packages India logically priced under your means. The beauty of this place is a combination of refreshing stream following from mountain, tiny hills, small waterfalls and green forests. Apparently this is what makes it an ideal destination for tourist around the world where you get to see magnificence of mountains, huge trees, enchanting blue skies along with cherry blossoms; which makes this place a must travel destination for your vacation. Hence, if you are planning for awe striking vacation or you are about to plan in near future then consider this place for your beautiful charm paradise destination.
Basic facts about Shillong:
• Rank: Ranked 1 of 10 Meghalaya Tourism Destinations
• Famous for/as: Hill
• State: Meghalaya
• Altitude: 1525 m
• Pin code: 793001
• District: East Khasi Hills
• Language: English, Hindi, Khasi, Assamese
• STD code: 0364
• Weather: average temperature lies in the range of 24°C to 15°C.
Under the regime of British, this beautiful place was the capital of India. There’s a modest history associated this place stating that in 1864, Shillong was given a rank of two hills that includes-Khasi and Jaintia hills. Later, British officials made Shillong a provincial state of Assam and later became the capital. The place was so beautiful that they referred to as “The Scotland of the East”. At the end of the nineteenth century, this place took a severe turn when whole Shillong got destroyed in a mega earthquake. What fascinating is that with passage of time, this place stood up and brings its glory back.
The things that make this place an extraordinarily is the diverse culture of major tribes that includes Jaintias, Garos and Khasis. Almost half of the population here follows Christianity. Coming to festival, the local fiesta plays a significant role which shows the culture and tradition of tribe regions. Out of so many, Thanksgiving and harvesting dance is being celebrated with full fervor and passion. The place is primarily relying on its agro products but many industries such as manufacturing, mining and tourism is also taking shape.
• What to expect: Sightseeing
• How to Reach:
♦ By Bus- Regular buses from three major terminals are available Meghalaya Transport Corporation, NEHU Bus Stop and Sacred Heart Bus Stop.
♦ By Train- The nearest Railway station is Guwahati Railway Station which is 7 km away.
♦ By Flight- Many flights are available to Shillong Airport.
• Minimum honeymoon Packages: Ask per couple
• Minimum Duration: 2 to 4 days
• Time to visit: Sept – May
• Most preferred by: Couples
♦ Museum: Don Bosco Museum, Air Force Museum, The Meghalaya Butterfly Museum, Meghalaya State Museum, Capt. Williamson Sangma State Museum
♦ Waterfall: Elephant Falls, Mawlynnong waterfall, Sweet Falls, Mawphlang Falls, Bishop Falls
♦ Markets: Police Bazar, Bara Bazaar (Iewduh Market), Motphran
♦ Caves: Mawjymbuin Cave, Mawsmai Cave, Marai Cave
• Seek guidance of an expert before going to Rafting and Trekking.
• Don’t consume Alcoholic and cigarettes at Public.
• If you’re a foreign tourist, carry a photocopy of valid passport and visa.
• Advance reservation of Hotel is recommended.
Life is not meant to be lived at once place so pack your bag and travel to famous hill station of North India. The place is a perfect for your vacation under relaxed weather, pines tree and picturesque mount. There are several places nearby from waterfalls to lakes; enthralling you from inside with beautiful spots.