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Shillong Tour Packages

The capital city of Meghalaya, Shillong is the most popular destination in North East India packed with verdant mountains and cascading waterfalls. Being the only hill station accessible from all directions, the numbers of travelers book their Shillong Holiday Packages all year round to explore the stunning natural beauty converged with rich Tibetan culture.

Known as the Scotland of India, Shillong is very popular among nature lovers and adventure seekers for the place give exciting things for every kind of visitor. Besides owning to its unparalleled beauty with Umiam’s Lake, Nohkalikai Falls, Double Decker Living Root Bridge, and several many famous places to see, you can witness the harmony with diversity and learn about the different tribes and cultures by attending the famous festivals and fests of Shillong including Autumn Festival from October to November, Shad Suk Mynseim (Khasi Festival) in April, Behdeinkhlam Jaintia Festival in July, and Pnar Festival in April or May.

From ancient Buddhist monasteries in northeastern India to verdant valleys and the cleanest village of Asia- Mawlynnong, we’ve got your trip all well-organized and inexpensive Shillong Tour Packages, customized for family, friend groups, solo backpackers, and honeymoon couples.

Best Time to Visit Shillong

Shillong in Summer- The summer season is considered to be the best time to visit Shillong when the weather remains pleasant with warm sunlight and refreshing cool breezes from April to June with the temperature up to about 26 C, making it easier to explore the beautiful major attractions and take part in adventurous activities.

Shillong in Monsoon- Shillong receives heavy rainfall from July to September with the temperature decreasing up to 12 C. It is the perfect time to visit the place for monsoon lovers and capture the blooming greenery and colorful flora in its full-fledged lush green hills covered in a thick mist and a blanket of clouds.

Shillong in Winter- The winter season brings a mild cold and beautiful weather in Shillong from October till February with the temperature decreasing up to 8 C. The chill climate gives the perfect surroundings to explore the place at its best. Besides the surroundings, the place celebrates Autumn Festival in October or November.

How to Reach Shillong

By Air- The nearest airport is Umroi Airport near Barapani about 25 km from Shillong, connected to some major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, and Chennai. Hire a cab from the airport to reach the main city.

By Train- The closest railway station is in Guwahati, which is about 105 km from Shillong. You can either take a bus from the Guwahati bus stand or hire a taxi to reach Shillong city.

By Road- Leave your city cycle and unwind your mood on a scenic road trip to Shillong. Embark on a scenic drive to Shillong from Guwahati via NH 40 to cover a distance of about 135 km by road.

Major Tourist Attractions in Shillong

  • Umiam Lake- This is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Shillong. It is a man-made reservoir situated in the East Khasi Hills and is famous for boating and several water sports.
  • Mawlynnong Village-Explore Mawlynnong, the cleanest village in Asia located around 90 km from Shillong. It is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Northeastern India famous for its Double Decker Living Root Bridge.
  • Elephant’s Falls- Named after an elephant-like rock, Elephant Falls is the best place to visit in Shillong and spend a peaceful time amid nature and serenity.
  • Shillong Peak-It is the highest summit in Shillong and is the perfect trekking destination for adventure junkies offering mesmerizing views of the snow-clad Himalayas and Bangladesh plains.
  • Ward’s Lake- Another beautiful man-made lake surrounded by the green valleys, Ward’s Lake is an ideal picnic spot in Shillong for family and friends.
  • Laitlum Canyons- It is one of the less-explored places in Shillong surrounded by the picturesque East Khasi Hills. Hike here to catch sunrise or sunset and capture the panoramic view of the valley
  • Lady Hydari Park- Dedicated to the first lady of the place, Lady Hydari, this park is one of the beautiful sights to see in Shillong. It houses a wide variety of flora and a mini zoo of over 50 species of birds and reptiles.
  • Mawjymbuin Cave- Situated in Mawsynram town in Cherrapunji, Mawjymbuin Cave is a sacred site in Shillong, which houses the stalagmite and calcite-shaped Shiva Linga inside the cave.
  • Bishop’s Falls- The 22nd highest waterfall in India, Bishop’s Falls are the perfect place to explore the 443 ft high falls and lush greenery all around. It is also a famous picnic spot for locals and visitors alike.
  • David Scott Trail- In honor of a British Officer, David Scott, it is a popular trekking route among adventure lovers, which is stretched from Mawphlang to Lad Mawphlang.

Thrilling Activities to do in Shillong

  • Trekking and camping- Embark on an energizing trek to Living Root Bridge, David Scott Trail, Sohpet-bneng, Mawjymbuin Cave, and so on for breathtaking natural views.
  • Indulge in Major Festivals- Attend Autumn Festival in October, Shad Suk Mynseim (Khasi Festival) in April, Behdeinkhlam Jaintia Festival in July, and Pnar Festival in April or May.
  • Cave Exploring- It is one of the most indulging activities to try in Shillong for everyone with a thing for finding hidden treasures and past cave life in Mawjymbuin Cave.
  • Mountain Biking- Cherish the beauty of Shillong by embarking on Mountain Biking, one of the fun things to do in Shillong. Explore the rocky trails of Sohliya Village.
  • Boating and Water Sports- One of the most sought-after activities to do in Shillong is boating at Umiam’s Lake and trying several thrilling water activities such as angling, kayaking, and water skiing in Sohra.
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Best Holiday Packages for Shillong


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6 days Shillong Honeymoon Tour

5 Nights / 6 days Starting From
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Frequently Asked Questions About Shillong Travel

Q.How much will it cost me for Shillong Holiday Packages?
Our Shillong Holiday Packages are customized, depending on the places you would visit and the number of days you would spend. Make sure to book your trip in advance to get an idea of the estimated budget. For further queries and more insights on Shillong Trip Packages, feel free to contact our experts at Safar Mentor.
Q.How many days are enough to explore Shillong?
One can explore many famous places in Shillong in 4 to 5 days of tours to go on trekking, cave exploration, bike ride, taste delicious local cuisines, and visit ancient Buddhist Monasteries and exotic waterfalls. If time allows, you can gain experience in the adventure activities such as rappelling, kayaking, mountain biking, mountain climbing and trekking to several highest points in Shillong, and much more.
Q.Are there any shopping places in Shillong?
Shop for souvenirs to take home like Manipuri and Naga stalls, lungis, skirts, shirts, and Kurtis, Scottish warm fabric, handcrafted bamboo objects like mats, bags, baskets, curtains, etc., palm-tree trunk’s made Khasi scrubs, and much more at Police Bazaar, Bara Bazaar, Khasi Emporium, Rebecca Thrift Store, and more.
Q.Is Shillong safe for traveling with kids?
Yes, Shillong is completely safe for traveling with kids or solo as the place hosts hundreds of thousands of travelers every year from all around the globe. Ensure to keep your belongings safe and avoid strolling on unknown trails alone at night.
Q.Which is the best way to reach Shillong?
To save time and make the most out of your trip, the convenient way to travel to Shillong is by flight. Take a direct flight from the major connecting cities including Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata, Guwahati, Mumbai, and many others.