Shillong Tourism



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About Shillong

about Shillong

Longing of spending a holiday in a delightful backdrop that takes you away in a serene environment, very far from monotonous routine life!! Then, why don’t you try Shillong!!


Shillong is a captivating capital city of Meghalaya and is one of the most appealing destinations of North-east India. Offering great views and stunning picturesque to its visitors is the main motto of the Shillong. Being located in the East Khasi Hills of Meghalaya, the city is very inviting and alluring. Shillong became popular as it is one of the most favorite places of God blessed with flowing waterfalls, rough paths, favorable climatic conditions, humble people and undoubtedly natural splendor. Words seem to be very less for describing the beauty of Shillong!!


Geographically, Shillong is located at height of 1496m above the sea level. The city remained capital city of Assam for more than century since 1874. Shillong holds great place in the list of tourist destinations of India, especially the main destination for honeymooners and nature-lovers. This magnificent city offers something for everyone like for kids, it has a mini Zoo and parks; for young people, it has beautiful views to get romantic and for all ages groups, it has cascading waterfalls. Festivals in Shillong are also very attractive and alluring and one of the most liked one is Behdienkhlam Festival celebrated in June and July. This festival is celebrated in the Jowai Town. The people of Shillong are really very polite and humble. They are very creative too and this reflects in the items made by them like cane works, hand-woven shawls, etc.


If you have completely make up your mind to visit this awesome hill station, then no need to wait for the best time as it is at its fullest charm throughout the year. So, what are you waiting for!! Pack you bags and explore Shillong for getting rid of humdrum life!!

Shillong Fast Facts

City: Shillong

District: East Khasi Hills

State: Meghalaya

Country: India

Famous for/as: Hill Station

Best Season: Sept - May

Summer: 15 to 36°C

Winter: 4 to 24°C

Rain: Jul to Sep

Area: 64.36 km2

Altitude: 1525 m

PIN Code: 793xxx

STD Code: 0364

Shillong News Papers

English: Shillong Times

Languages: Assamese, Khasi, English, Hindi

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