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Shillong Traveller Guide

How to reach
By Air: Shillong Airport in Umroi, is a small airport that is available for the flights via Alliance Air and is located at a distance of 40 km from Shillong.
By Rail: There are as such no proper rail lines in Meghalaya. Guwahati railway station is the nearest railway station situated at a distance of 105 Km from Shillong. The city is well connected to all other major cities of the country via rail medium
By Road: Assam State Transport Corporation (ASTC) and Meghalaya Transport Corporation (MTC) run buses from Guwahati to Shillong. The main interstate bus stand is located near to Guwahati railway station. Reasonable prices for different types of buses are available for Shillong.
What to do?

There are many agencies in Shillong for caving,trekking,village stays and Off-beaten-truck stuff.
You can do shopping of foreign clothes that are famous in Shillong.

What to see?

Elephant FallsShillong PeakGleneagles of the EastPolice Bazaar also popularly known as PB by the locals is a commercial hub in the downtown area, near the main bus stand.
It is packed with shops, restaurants and hotels making it a convenient central hub f

Best time to visit

September, October, November, December, January, February, March, April, May

Famous For

It is famous for its daily dose of archery gambling.Its known for its tourists destinations and scenic beauty.It has some famous markets that sells foreign clothes.


Try to carry all the essential stuffs for Trekking.Get into any agencies for trekking,caving purpose.Carry First-Aid box with you for emergency purpose

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Shillong Reviews

Not that good!
Dec 14, 2017 12:17 PM Read (via Android App)
I have been to shillong last month, its true that we have heard alot about shillong but its not that good from my aspect. Shillong must be green and covered with mountains all around but that doesnt make it the best. Shillong is just like a normal hill station. There is nothing to be excited abo...Read More

Not a very touristy place.
Aug 11, 2017 10:11 AM Read (via Android App)
Shillong is the capital of Meghalaya and Shillong has Police Baazar so there is no problem of things and shooping local items. But it has a great problem of transportation. Shillong Airport is 30 km from the main city and is not very functional airport so you have land at Guwahati Airport and...Read More

Jul 26, 2017 09:10 PM Read (via Android App)
I have been to Shillong many a times from Guwahati. It takes nearly three to four hours from Guwahati. Mostly Tata sumo operates in this route. So getting there is not a problem. There is nothing extraordinary to visits. Just a small town with mountains. But one thing I found remarkable is th...Read More


Trip to Meghalaya
Jan 10, 2019 08:22 PM Read
I believe the greatest escape from our busy lives and to spend time with our beloved ones is traveling. Who doesn’t like to visit new places, seeing a new culture, tasting different types of Food Last December we were in Meghalaya. The money we spend on this 5 days trip to Meghalaya is worth for...Read More

Visit Once
Dec 16, 2019 10:09 AM Read (via Android App)
Hey guys, so basically here I'm gonna tell you all about Shillong. Shillong is the capital of Megalaya which is a northeast state of India. Basically it is a hillside place. It has lots of beautiful sides to visit. It is a good fertile land, so you can even try seasonal fruits available ther...Read More

Road trip in shillong
Aug 25, 2019 06:17 PM Read (via Mobile)
I visited shillong in last week. And I was ashtonished by the beauty of the nature in shillong.the weather is so soothing.the mountains and the water bodies makes this place a true tourist destination.the roads r good however in some places u will find bad roads also. However u have to reach the...Read More

Scotland of The East - Shillong
Aug 26, 2018 08:16 PM Read (via Android App)
With Lush green beauty, Cool waterfalls, and sudden spray of dew and rain mixed together.Welcome to Shillong! One of the most romantic and beautiful places of North East India. Covered by clouds and mesmerizing weather you would question yourself, why were you not here some years before.Shillong...Read More

The Scotland of the east
Jul 28, 2018 05:31 PM Read (via Mobile)
British nostalgicly called Shillong as Scotland when they visited this beautiful small town nestled in small hills covered with clouds serpentine roads, waterfalls and beautiful people, the cool breeze reminded them of their own cool native land far away. Shillong is town of young people .and th...Read More

City of Waterfalls-Shilong
Jan 29, 2018 07:07 PM Read (via Android App)
In my childhood days when I studied some General knowledge, I read that Meghalaya is called the Scotland of India and since then I was too excited to visit meghalaya and particularly Cherapunji. I was fortunate enough to get a leave of 7 days and I thought to visit Meghalaya. So I enquirie...Read More

Shillong(Tourists place)
Dec 19, 2017 11:09 AM Read (via Android App)
Hello.friends, I am writing a view about a place which known as the Scotland of the East.Shillong is the one of the most beautiful and tourists attraction place.Shillong is the capital of Meghalaya.Shillong is surrounded by green mountains and full of pine trees which give good natural air and w...Read More

Famed as " Scotland of east "
Dec 12, 2017 11:26 AM Read (via Android App)
I have been here for many time , so do I m writting about the place how I enjoyed and what u can see over shillong .The capital of meghalaya , shillong offers you amazing experience in the lap of nature . in shillong you can find beautyful lakes , mesmerizing waterfalls and amazingly beautyfull ...Read More

This is a very good Tourist place
Nov 10, 2017 06:33 PM Read (via Android App)
I have gone to shillong last years, this is very good place to hang out and there are lots of thing for visit as sweet falls, umiam lake, shillong view point, all saints church and many more, shillong is the capital of Meghalaya and I had a enjoy a lot with friends and this is big thing about th...Read More

Sleeping Hill station
Nov 10, 2017 02:18 PM Read (via Android App)
Shilling is beautiful landscape with trees, tea gardens, houses with wonderful views, for this it's called Switzerland of the East The place is very beautiful and worth to visit with friends, family and partners. If you are coming from middle India to visit shillong, you have to take fligh...Read More

I love shillong
Aug 07, 2017 12:58 AM Read (via Android App)
Wettest place in the world is shillong state meghalaya, shillong is one of my best favourite place of all time and it's very attractive place in india . it has beautifull hills station best climate in india and also known as scotland of the east coolest place in india it has lots of christan peo...Read More

Abode of clouds
Jul 16, 2017 11:34 PM Read
Shillong comes under east khasi hills region of Meghalaya and is like 4 hours from Guwahati airport by road.There are local taxi drivers who take out for sightseeing at an affordable price.local sight seeing includes wards lake, gloflink, elephant falls and few more situted within the city.Hotel...Read More

The Adobe Of Clouds
Jul 13, 2017 11:33 AM Read (via Android App)
Hello Friend's Today I am share with you my personal experience for visiting Indian one of the best place it was Shillong . About Shillong-Shillong is a hills station in northeast India and the capital of the state of Meghalaya.It's known for the manicured gardens at Lady Hidary Park.Nearby, ...Read More

Majestic Shillong
Jul 07, 2017 03:00 PM Read
Shillong is a place of extreme beauty. With beautiful cottages and bright colour flowers there is always clouds enfolding the city waiting to burst into a downpour. No wonder it is called the abode of Clouds. If you don't like rain avoid the months from Late may to early September. The best time...Read More

Scotland of the East
Jun 29, 2017 08:46 AM Read (via Android App)
Shillong is one of the most beautiful and tourists attraction place, its known as the Scotland of the East because of its cleanliness, beauty and open minded people. It is a capital of Meghalaya, where Rain never stops, Cherrapunjee is known for its wettest place and water falls. Golf links, lak...Read More

A small Paradise on earth.
Jun 25, 2017 10:11 PM Read
Shillong, is a hill station in northeastern state of Meghalaya. It is also called as the "Scotland of the East" and also "abode of clouds". It truly resembles its name, always amidst the clouds. It offers innumerable choices to a wanderlust to take in every inch of the city. It is home to numero...Read More

Shillong is a beautiful hilly place.
May 25, 2017 09:18 PM Read (via Android App)
Shillong is a hilly place in northeast.It is in meghalaya district.In 2013 I choose shillong for our honeymoon.we are newly married.I am very much excited about this tour.we are from Jorhat.In 4 march , we continue our journey in morning 6am from Jorhat .we reach khanapara in 2: 30 pm.From khana...Read More



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