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Read on to know why Shillong must be next in your travel plan!
A pleasant three hour ride from Guwahati, the picturesque Shillong welcomes you with amazing scenic vistas, cheerful locals and a lovely weather. The hill station is the land of lush greenery, pretty mist and thick rainforests.
An ideal itinerary for Shillong would be incomplete without including places such as Golf Link, Raj Bhavan, Umiam Lake (also known as Barapani) and a number of waterfalls like Elephant Falls, Spread Eagle Falls, Bishop and Beadon Falls. Do visit the Shillong Peak, situated at a height of approximately 6400 feet, to soak up some unmatched views of the city and adjoining surroundings. Shillong is also home to some interesting museums- The State Museum, The Butterfly Museum and the Botanical Survey of India Orchidarium. The lake is the prime local attraction and you can enjoy boating here.
If you are the types who can’t resist shopping even on a vacation, then you will be happy to hear that Shillong has some wonderful options. Head to areas such as Bara Bazaar and Police Bazaar to stock up items like handmade knives, shawls, bamboo cutlery, bags and don’t forget to pack some Bamboo pickle as well. As for dining, you can head to Ginger Restaurant, City Hut Dhaba and Shillong Club to indulge in some culinary delights. There are local eateries dotted all across the city, offering piping hot momos, maggi and tea!
Talking about luxury hotels in Shillong, there are not much options except Ri Kynjai and Tripura Castle. It is better to have prior booking if you are planning a stay at these properties as they remain packed with tourists all year long.
The lavish property is based on the theme of Khasi lifestyle, ecology and hospitality, while offering the worldly luxuries and comforts. The cottages and rooms here are inspired from the Khasi style of thatched roofs. The room windows offer amazing sunrise views and also Umiam Lake. With ambient lighting and a soothing decor, the property is the best choice for travellers who are looking for some quietude, away from the mad rush. The resort is located about 22 km from the center of the city.
This heritage property was once the summer abode of the Royal family of Manikya dynasty and you can still feel that regal charm once here. The hotel is spread across a sprawling
area of 9 acres and has an array of plush rooms and cottages to choose from. You can take a leisure stroll across the manicured gardens, relax and unwind amidst lush greenery, indulge in some delicious dishes at the in-house restaurants and resto bars- The Heritage Wing Mezzanine Bar, The Heritage Wing Restaurant, The Valley View Wing Resto-Bar and the Forest View Wing Restaurant.
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