Amanda Rangsa markets as tourism spot

TURA, JUNE 17: Pristine, clean and green Amanda Rangsa village in remote  West Garo Hills has earned a name for itself. The unique initiative to promote and market the village as a “tourism destination” is slowly attracting visitors. The villagers are upbeat and are ensuring cleanliness of the village. Located Read More

Pro-golf, Rs 40 lakhs all set to rock city

SHILLONG, NOV 11: Come November 16, Shillong will witness the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI), ‘the official sanctioning body of professional golf in India’, with the staging of the inaugural Chief Minister’s Meghalaya Open Golf at the historic Shillong Golf Course. The tournament carries a handsome prize purse of Read More

Behdienkhlam celebrated with fervour

SHILLONG, JULY 16: The Behdienkhlam festival – one of the most popular religious festivals of the Pnar( a tribal community in Jaintia hills district of Meghalaya) concluded on Wednesday as thousands of devotees and spectators coming from all over Khasi and Jaintia hills even the tourists witnessed the colourful celebration held at “Aitnar” Read More

Archery boost to Meghalaya tourism

SHILLONG, MAY 13: Traditional archery of Meghalaya is all set to become a tool for promotion of tourism as the Meghalaya government is planning to showcase this traditional game in a big way. Inaugurating the Keanean Guest House, a rural tourism project of the Lady Keane College at Mawphlang, chief Read More

Film & book on Garo culinary practices

SHILLONG, FEB 2: The East Garo hills district administration under the aegis of Arts & Culture Department will be making a documentary film on “Garo Culinary Practices”. East Garo hills deputy commissioner Vijay Kumar Mantri informed that this would be the first ever attempt to comprehensively document the Garo Culinary Read More

Tale of caving expedition capped with workshop

  SHILLONG, APR 4 : Close on the heels of the International Caving Expedition in the state, the Meghalaya Tourism department in collaboration with the Meghalaya Adventurers Association (MAA) conducted  three days workshop and training programme on cave tourism at Siju located in South Garo hills district of Meghalaya. The Read More

Mesmerising Meghalaya Beckons You

Shillong: Make This Hill Capital Your Holiday Destination Shillong Tourism or for that matter tourism in Meghalaya is poised to become a major source of revenue to the people in the near future. This hill station is blessed with breathtaking landscape and salubrious weather throughout the year. Because of its Read More

Elephant Falls

12 kms on the outskirts of the city, the mountain stream descends through two successive falls set in dells of fern-covered rocks. At a short distance beyond the falls, there are two smaller falls which are nonetheless beautiful and captivating. These are the Wei Iaplam Falls and the Wir Phang Read More