The Sentinel
PLACES TO VISIT IN SHILLONG
01.07.2021
MAWSYNRAM
Mawsynram has been acknowledged as the wettest site of the world and is known for its exquisite beauty that lures travellers from across the world.
UMIAM LAKE
Popularly known as Badapani, this is a sprawling man-made water body surrounded by thick coniferous forests and East Khasi Hills.
SHILLONG PEAK
Located at an elevation of 6449 ft. and mostly surrounded by fog, it offers 360-degree bird’s-eye view of the distant hills, waterfalls, Shillong city, and plains of Bangladesh.
ELEPHANT FALLS
One of the most scenic places to visit in Shillong, Elephant Falls is a three-tier cascading beauty and the most spectacular waterfall of the city.
LAITLUM CANYONS
Known as “end of the hills”, Laitlum Canyon is an ideal place for trekking enthusiasts, nature admirers, and peace seekers.
MAWLYNNONG
A serene village that is located in the outskirts of Shillong, this village was declared as the cleanest village in Asia. known for offering picturesque sights of the lush green valleys.
WARD'S LAKE
Located at the heart of the city, this is famous lake in Shillong. The lake is encircled by a cobblestone walkway, ideal for evening strolls and boating.
MAWPHLANG SACRED FOREST
Shillong is blessed with an abundance of nature. Its lush forests are its treasure and this is what makes Mawphlang a Sacred Forest.
NOHSNGITHING FALLS
Commonly known as Seven sister falls, derived its name from the seven streams which plunges from the top of the cliffs and it is the fourth highest waterfalls in the country.
KRANGSURI FALLS
It is located in Jaintia Hills District, the most interesting thing about this place is that this falls has deep blue color water throughout the year.