Mawphlang Sacred Forest

One of the most famous sacred forests it has an amazing life form of plants, flowering trees, orchids and butterflies. The sacred-groves which has been preserved by traditional religious sanction since time immemorial are in sharp contrast to their surrounding grasslands. These groves are generally rimmed by a dense  growth Read More


The Laitkynsew Holiday Resorts, situated here, offers visitors treks around the picturesque hills, spring baths, the thrills of caving and many other forms of excitement. Close to the resort there is the living root bridge across a torrential stream, that any visitor would love to see.   The village of Read More

Mawlynnong Village

This village has earned the distinction of being the cleanest village in India. Nestled in the pristine hill state of Meghalaya along the Indo-Bangla border, this colourful little village is known for its cleanliness. The main occupation of the villagers is agriculture. About 82 households live in Mawlynnong. “Discover India” Read More

Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures

Don Bosco Museum is situated at Mawlai and was opened to the public towards the end of 2003. The seven-floor museum with 56,000 square feet of floor space and 15,154 square feet of display wall space, contains seventeen galleries displaying cultural artefacts and paintings. It offers study and research facilities Read More

Umiam Lake

Popularly known as Barapani, it is the biggest artificial lake in the state. The lake is surrounded by sylvan hills and wrapped in the beauty of an assortment of green Khasi-pines and the azure blue skies. Situated on the Guwahati-Shillong National Highway it has left a lasting impression on each Read More

Lum Sohpetbneng

“The navel of Heaven” is a place of pilgrimage for the Khasi of the indigenous faith. Located on top of a hill, legend has it, that on this spot a golden ladder connected Heaven and Earth, God and Man.   However, the connection was severed in accordance with divine decree. Read More

Diengiei Peak

Located to west of the Shillong plateau, Diengiei Peak is just two hundred feet lower than Shillong peak. The peak presents a spectacular view of green mountainous hills. The captivating hills are dotted with tiny shining villages. Diengiei Peak is accessible by the Umiam-Union Christian College Mawsynram motorable road which Read More

Nongkhnum Island – 14 kms from Nongstoin

Nongkhnum island is the biggest river island in Meghalaya and the second biggest river island in Asia, after Majuli island in Assam. It is 20 to 25 sq. kms in area. The Island is formed by the bifurcation of Kynshi river into the Phanliang and the Namliang river. At the Read More