Shillong – Scotland of the East

Shillong - The Scotland of the East

Posted by Marine2Alpine on Friday, 10th November 2023.

Shillong – Scotland of the East

Shillong, the capital of the Indian state of Meghalaya, is known for its scenic beauty and pleasant climate. Some popular attractions in Shillong include the Shillong Peak, Living Root Bridges, Ward’s Lake, Elephant Falls, and Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures. The city is also a gateway to exploring the stunning landscapes of Meghalaya, including places like Cherrapunji  and Mawlynnong, which is known as the “cleanest village in Asia”. Whether you are interested in natural beauty, cultural experiences, or adventure activities, Shillong and its surroundings offer a diverse range of attractions for tourists. 

Shillong is considered as the “Scotland Of The East” because of its pristine beauty and the lush green hills, waterfalls and it is one of the most visited tourist places in Meghalaya and the entire North-East.

Shillong is also a great place to be for the food lovers, they offers a variety of delicious and unique food that reflect the local culture and flavors of Meghalaya. Here are the examples which are : Jadoh, It is a traditional Khasi rice dish cooked with meat (usually pork) and a mix of aromatic spices. It’s very popular among the locals and there are many more dishes which are popular too.

Shillong offers a range of adventure activities, include trekking, rock climbing, river rafting, and many more adventures that you can easily go with a group of friends, This place also offers activities like boating on Ward’s Lake, short treks suitable for families. The natural beauty of shillong provide a refreshing environment for families to enjoy. Shillong’s calm and pleasant atmosphere allows couples to relax and unwind, away from the hustle and bustle of city life. The city offers a range of comfortable and cozy accommodation options that cater to couples seeking privacy and comfort, watching the sunset or sunrise from Shillong Peak can be a truly magical experience for the couples. So overall, it’s an ideal travel destination for group of friends, family, and couples altogether.

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