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

Lady Hydari Park

A popular spot both with locals and tourist, it is located in the heart of the city with an abundance of plants and flowers. The best months to see the flowers in bloom are April and October.

Shillong Golf Course

Shillong Golf Course, one of the oldest and best natural golf course in the world, is considered to be the “Gleneagle of the East” by the United States Golf Association and Museum. Developed in 1989, as a 9 Holes Course, it was later converted to 18 Holes in 1924 by Read More


Smit is the traditional seat of power of the Hima Khyrim (Kingdom of  Khyrim) a sub-tribe of the Khasis. The Nongkrem dance, is performed in Smit between October and November. Smit has an old traditional house, the iing shad, believed to be more than 100 years old.


In Mawsynram, there is a cave called the Mawjymbuin Cave. Years of weathering  and dripping of mineralized solutions and deposition of calcium salts has formed magnificent stalagmites. The stalagmite of the Mawjymbuin Cave, shaped like a massive Shivalinga is revered by Hindus who make an annual pilgrimage to this place.