A day trip out of Shillong leads one into some of the wettest parts of the world. Cherrapunjee and Mawsynram offer panoramic vistas of rolling hills and virgin jungles, adventurous treks and picnic spots galore. Also on the way ar ...more
This popular tourist attraction invites you to climb down among the hills to view the three cascading tiers of the waterfall. Warning: not recommended for those with physical ailments.
Mawphlang Sacred Forest
Walk on other-worldly trails through the Sacred Forest, a short drive out of Shillong. This grove has been kept in its original pristine state for centuries now, revered by locals and venerated by visitors.
A short, scenic drive out of the city gives one an unparalleled view from 6,433 feet above sea level. More than a tourist attraction, this site continues to be a place of religious importance to local tribes.
Barapani, as the locals affectionately call this man-made lake, is a vast reservoir visible as you enter Shillong. It offers water sports such as boating, kayaking etc. Snacks are available at the cafeteria.