Siju Cave – 132 kms from Tura

Siju is famous for Dobakkol or the bat cave with impressive stalagmites and stalagtites. It is one of the longest caves in the Indian sub-continent and contains some of the finest river passages to be found anywhere in the world. There are magnificent limestone rock formations inside. One named Princess Read More

Balpakram National Park (Land of Eternal Wind)

Also known as the Abode of perpetual winds, it is a national wild life park, about 167 kms from Tura. It is believed that here the spirits of the dead dwell temporarily before embarking on their final journey. It is home to one of the rarest animals in the world Read More

Baghmara Reserve Forest

At a distance of about 4 kms from the main town of Baghmara, this thick forest is inhabited by langurs, birds of different species, elephants, etc. Many tourists have reported sighting herds of elephants as they travel from Baghmara to Balpakram National Park via Baghmara Reserve forest.

Nokrek National Park

The Nokrek National Park and Biosphere Reserve is about 45 kms from Tura. Nokrek is the highest peak in Garo Hills and home to different species of wild animals including elephants and Hoolock Gibbons. The park is also home to a very rare species of citrus-indica endemic to this place Read More

Selbagre Hoolock Gibbon Reserve

This small area protected by the community is home to the Hoolock Gibbons, the only ape species found in India. The sacred grove in the reserve is the pride of the village and the community. The Garos never kill or hunt the Hoolock Gibbon as it is a traditional belief Read More

NARTIANG (DURGA AND SHIVA TEMPLES)

The Village of Nartiang is significant for its summer palace of the Jaintia King whose capital was Jaintiapur. The remnants of the summer palace is located on a hillock approximately two kilometers from the Nartiang market. The Durga temple at Nartiang has become a favourite destination for Hindus, It celebrates Read More

Mawsynram (Mawjymbuin Cave)

Very popular among Hindu devotees, at a distance of 55 kms from Shillong is the Mawjymbuin Cave. The place is known for the spectacular stalagmites and stalactites formation inside the cave. It has a unique attraction to offer tourists on the pilgrimage trail in the form of a natural Shiva 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. Once Read More