Top 6 Places to visit in East Khasi Hills

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The great East Khasi Hills, situated in the state of Meghalaya is an exceptionally pleasant and superb place brimming with stunning landscapes and quiet spots. Visitors rush the area in quest for peace and calmness. East Khasi Hills is a regulatory region in the state of Meghalaya in India. The region base camp are situated at Shillong. The previous Khasi Hills area was partitioned into East and West Khasi Hills areas on 28 October 1976. Shillong which is likewise the capital city of State, is associated with Guwahati and Silchar by NH 44 of 103 km and 240 km individually. The closest Rail head and airplane terminal are arranged at Guwahati. There is an airstrip suitable for small aircrafts and planes at Umroi which is 35 km from Shillong. It is likewise the most crowded area of the state of Meghalaya. This is a very common spot for spending vacations both for families and group of friends.

Umiam Lake - East Khasi Hills

Umiam Lake is a reservoir situated in the slopes 15 km toward the North of Shillong in the state of Meghalaya, India. It was made by damming the Umiam waterway in the mid 1960s. The chief catchment range of the lake and dam is spread more than 220 square km. The lake was framed as a major aspect of building a Dam. The dam began development in 1965. The dam has the qualification of being the first Hydel force venture in the North-east locale of India. The lake serves as a noteworthy vacation spot for the state of Meghalaya. Aside from putting away water for power era, the lake additionally gives home to various biological species at smaller scale, meso and full scale levels. Downstream watering system, fisheries and drinking water take into account nearby anthropogenic needs. It is likewise a well known destination for water game and adventure trips. Sightseers visit this spot for Scooting, kayaking, water cycling, and drifting.
A beautiful lake popularly known as Barapani just 15 minutes before shillong on the way from Guwahati. Breathtaking! They have a few resorts around which are totally worth spending time.
Chetna Khetawat (The Vagabond Dreamer)

122 Followers, 48 Reviews


Umium Lake located on the outskirts of Shillong city, is popular for various kinds of water sports..
Subhrajyoti Parida

110 Followers, 74 Reviews


Go around this lake, take pictures and share them with friends telling them that you had been to Scotland last month. You will be surprised that they won’t disbelieve you; rather they would ask you all about Scotland. Such is the beauty of the place.
Mridul Gogoi

225 Followers, 10 Reviews


Best time to visit
September To May
Things to do
Boating, Water Cycling, Scooting
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Living Root Bridge - East Khasi Hills

Living Root bridges are known to come into existence in the West Jaintia Hills locale and East Khasi Hills region. Living root extensions are a type of tree forming normal in the southern piece of the Northeast Indian state of Meghalaya. They are handmade aerial roots from the living banyan fig trees. In the East Khasi Hills, living root connects adjacent Cherrapunji are known not known to exist around the towns of Nongthymmai, Nongriat, Tynrong, Mynteng, and around Laitkynsew. The nearby Khasi individuals don't know when or how the convention of living root scaffolds began. The most punctual composed record of Cherrapunji's living root extensions is by Lieutenant H Yule, who communicated awe about them in the 1844 Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal. At more than 50 meters long, the longest known sample of a living root bridge is close to the little Khasi town of Pynursla. It can be reached from both of the towns of Mawkyrnot or Rangthylliang.
The living root bridges are a sight to behold. One has to trek for 2-3 hours to see these bridges. Khasi tribe people have been trained to grow these living roots and these roots have been intertwined by each generation.
Nancy Nance

797 Followers, 187 Reviews


You might want to take help of google maps and localites to reach to Living root bridge as it’s very inside a village and roads are narrow and lush green. PS: There is another living root bridge in Cherapunjee which has 2 levels of bridge so you could decide on which one would you like to see.
Jyoti sharma

397 Followers, 84 Reviews


This is something that should definitely not be missed, no matter what. As I went further along the path to the bridge, I felt like I was entering a fairy-tale land. This place is nothing short of magical.
Radhika Murthy

219 Followers, 16 Reviews


Best time to visit
September To May
Things to do
Bridges, Photography
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Shillong Peak - East Khasi Hills

Arranged 10 kms from the city, Shillong Peak offers awesome perspectives of the city from a noteworthy height of 1965 m above ocean level. Shillong Peak, the most elevated point of Shillong, is found 5 km toward the south of the city and is 1961 meters which is 6,433 feet in height. Being the most astounding crest in the locale, it is frequently encompassed with mist. The top itself is not steep, but instead semi-round like that of a crown set on the level and broad top of the Shillong Hill. The crest is open by means of the Upper Shillong or Jowai Road. If you arrive on a day when mists don't play ruin sport, you will have the capacity to see the lofty Himalayan tops and the Bangladesh fields from here. Indian Air Force has its radar station here. This spot is a standout among the most well known tourist center in Shillong as a result of the breathtaking perspectives it offers.
Pleasant place to spend some time and have a bird’s eye view of the city Shillong.
Dominic Liang

191 Followers, 24 Reviews


This was the first place we visited in Shillong, and it was beautiful. The view point shows a vista of the whole town of Shillong
Radhika Murthy

219 Followers, 16 Reviews


This is the most popular tourist spot in Shillong. Guides swear by this spot and almost 99% of the time, it features first on their list. It offers a panoramic view of this mesmerizing hilly town.
Mridul Gogoi

225 Followers, 10 Reviews


Best time to visit
September To May
Things to do
Exploring
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Mawjymbuiñ - East Khasi Hills

Mawjymbuin known as the wettest place on earth, the Mawjymbuin Cave is a characteristic ponder that conveys massive religious criticalness. The 209-meter high buckle, otherwise called Krem Mawjymbuin, dumbfounds each guest. This cave is made of calcareous sandstone and comprises of a few stalagmites, which are framed as a consequence of weathering, calcium carbonate testimony and trickling of mineral-advanced fluid. Its uniqueness makes it a thing of enthusiasm for geologists, who direct various looks into here. One of these stalagmites is formed like a Shiva Lingam and is respected consecrated by Hindus. A little stream streams under the eastern part of this cavern and goes through enormous stones. Numerous fracture doors and sections shape a piece of this hollow, some of which are hard to enter. This is a ideal place for spending a quality vacation with both friends and family. The transportation services available here are also very affordable.
located at a distance of 56 km from Shillong and is a natural cave with many natural formations inside.
Dipu Darko

1k+ Followers, 29 Reviews


Best time to visit
September To May
Things to do
Photography, Exploring
Open Hours
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Cafe Cherrapunjee - East Khasi Hills

This was the third time i stayed here at the luxury tents of Cafe Cherra. Its located between Shilling and Sohra. They have amazingly helpful staff, great food and super comfy and cozy tents and rooms. The fireplace in the lobby takes you back to the colonial times and listening to amazing stories about Meghalaya from the likes of Mr. Lyngdoh is like the icing on the cake! Highly recommended.
Chetna Khetawat (The Vagabond Dreamer)

122 Followers, 48 Reviews


Shillong View Point - East Khasi Hills

Shillong view point, located on the outskirts of the Meghalaya's capital city, is a spot under the control of Indian Airforce, and is well known for a panoramic bird's eye view of Shillong city..
Subhrajyoti Parida

110 Followers, 74 Reviews


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