Hello friends, as you all know it’s the time of summer vacation and everyone is planning to go for a vacation with family even I am also planning for the same and I always prefer to go to my favorite hill station Shillong. Yes, Shillong the Scotland Of the East which is really very beautiful. It’s the place which provides relief from the heat across the country. Shillong always come on my list when its time for vacation as its nearby my city and whenever I need a short holiday break I go there for vacations
A place where I always get inner peace from inside which take me into a different beautiful world of mine. Its nature, its beauty, its beautiful road, actually I am in love with this place the more I visit this place the more it attracts me.
Shillong is the capital of Meghalaya which is 103 km away from Guwahati by car. Shillong has beautiful lakes and waterfalls and is placed among green mountains and pine forests. These hill stations offer the clean, serene, cool and pollution free environment to tourist. It’s the most romantic place in India which attracts the tourist. Shillong is rich in having caves too.
Shillong is also very well known for the best golf course in the country, there are many tourist places in Shillong which can be explored by the traveler. For sightseeing places, travelers need to stay in Shillong for 3-4 days as it will take half a day or one day for sightseeing places. Do you know it’s the only hill stations in the country that is accessible from all sides and it is also known as THE SCOTLAND OF THE EAST
I am sharing some places details which is my all-time favorite places, where I always love to visit with my friends and family
SHILLONG PEAK – It’s the highest peak in Shillong. This peak provides a breathtaking view of Shillong city and Himalayan
UMAIN LAKE – This place is also called as Barapani which resembles to the lakes of Scotland.
SHILLONG CATHEDRAL –Its one of the most ancient churches of the region. Beautifully architecture.
LADY HYDARI PARK – This park has a mini zoo and is best known for beautiful bed roses that blossom here in various colors
LAITLUM CANYONS – This place is surrounded by green hills and valleys. The view of grassy plus rocky hills all around and tiny villages far below is really magnificent.
POLICE BAZAR – The hub of the Shillong, we can say a life of the city which is always crowded with people.
GOLF COURSE – The oldest course in the country, do you know the greenery of this place is hard to find anywhere.
SWEET FALLS – IT’S THE most mesmerizing waterfalls in the country. The beauty of the waterfalls along with gargling sound of the water, bird chirps, and rich flora are the highlights of this fall.
Elephant Falls , Botanical garden , State museum , Kyllang
The famous hotel where you can give your stay are Pinewood, Blueberry, Center point, McCown , Heiga, Polo Towers, Heritage and many more
And the famous restaurant which is my favorite one too is Heiga, Bamboo Hut, Dhaba, Center point.
The languages which are commonly used in the Hindi, Garo, Jaintia are Khasi, English.
Nearby Shillong there are many famous places to visit:-
LIVING ROOT BRIDGE”
MAWLYNONY VILLAGE – Asia’s cleanest village
It’s a place which will make you definitely fall in love with it, if you love Scenery, sight scenes, caves, greenery ….and the best season to visit here from August to Dec