East Khasi Hills Tourism & Travel Guide

The Khasi Hills of Shillong Shillong, a hill station in the state of Meghalaya is yet another place that one must visit....

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Here I am in a place called ‘Laitkynsew’, a small village at the top of the southern Khasi hills of Meghalaya....

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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.
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Sohra-Shella Road, Mawlynnong 793108
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.
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About East Khasi Hills

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.

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Best time to visit East Khasi Hills is from October to March
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