5 Reasons to Visit Shillong in 2018

5 Reasons to Visit Shillong in 2018

Shillong is one of the most vibrant cities of northeast India. Here are 5 reasons why you must visit this Meghalayan beauty in 2018.

Of all the amazing places to visit in India, the northeast is perhaps the most alluring. Several places of northeast India have gained some popularity over the past few years and as a result, they are slowly making the transition from offbeat gems to popular attractions. One such place is Shillong in Meghalaya. The most prominent city of the state, Shillong draws in tourists from all over the world. Winter is a great time to be in the northeast as the weather is extremely pleasant and ideal for exploring all the amazing attractions. In case you are not yet familiar with the reasons why Shillong is worth a traveler’s time, here are five!

The Greenery


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Shillong is located amidst lush green surroundings in one of the most beautiful states of the country. Meghalaya happens to be one of the wettest places on the planet and is full of beautiful, cloud-kissing green hills that are a sight to behold.

The Local Attractions

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Shillong is home to some beautiful places worth checking out like the Lady Hydari Park, Shillong Peak, the Elephant Falls and the Umiam Lake. Each of these places is gorgeous and rejuvenating.

The Excursions

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Once you are done exploring the attractions inside or just on the outskirts of Shillong, you can then consider visiting other amazing attractions of Meghalaya. Shillong forms the base to travel to beautiful locales like Mawlynnong, Dawki, Cherrapunjee and the famous double-decker living root bridges at Nongriat.

The Street Food

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Shillong’s vibrant market offers some amazing street food ranging from noodles to momos. One walk down Police Bazaar will leave you spoilt for choice.

The Night Life

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Shillong is also home to many trendy cafes and restaurants, some of which also have amazing live music. Whether you visit Shillong with your friends, family or loved one, there is loads for you to do here.

Looks exciting, doesn’t it? No words can do justice to the actual beauty and ambiance of this place. We suggest you take a trip to Shillong to find out for yourself what’s so special about it.



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