"Shillong - 'Halfway To Heaven'" Top 5 Page for this destination Shillong by anilpradhanshillong
Shillong Travel Guide: 81 reviews and 310 photos
Perched atop a plateau, Meghalaya is blessed with the widest range of scenic beauty imaginable. From the misty heights of Shillong peak (1965 mtrs) to the verdant low-lands of Garo Hills, this ?Abode of the Clouds?, is easily an exciting all-season tourist destination. With dazzling vistas, intriguing caves, sacred groves and over 300 varieties of orchids, Meghalaya is a tourist delight where even the monsoons provide the exhilarating experience of being in the rainiest place in the world - Cherrapunjee. Nokrek peak in Garo Hills is 1412 mtrs high and is considered as a national biosphere. The capital of this unique nature-blessed state, Shillong, derives its name from ?U Blei Shyllong?, the presiding deity of Shillong peak. Totally air-conditioned by nature, Shillong is truly a destination that is ?Halfway to Heaven?.
First Written: Oct. 25, 2010
Re-Visited: May 07, 2015
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