One of the most popular trekking routes is the old mule track marked by David Scott, traditionally used by people to travel from Mawphlang to present day Bangladesh.
This entire picturesque route extends to a five days trek or can be divided into shorter treks, the most common being from Mawphlang to Lad Mawphlang, a one day trek (16 km).
This four hour walk takes you past clear streams, by waterfalls over rushing rivers, through meadows, jungles, valleys and also through a Khasi village on a hilltop.
Another interesting trek is from Cherrapunjee to Pynursula or Krang to Pynursula. This trek is hard as one has to walk deep into the valleys before climbing up to Pynursula. There are many Living Root bridges on this trek and the experience of life in the deep valleys, with no access to modern amenities is unforgettable. This trek can be undertaken with the help of guides or tour operators.
Police Bazar, is a well-known market situated in the heart of Shillong. It is one of the most important shopping centers for the residents of not only Shillong but for various parts of Meghalaya and all the tourists who visit Meghalaya.…Read more
What to eat in Shillong While rice is a major ingredient used in dishes in Meghalaya, pork and chicken are also used in abundance. Fermented and dried bamboo shoots are also used a lot in the cuisine of the state. The tribes also…Read more
The beautiful Umiam Lake will wake you up to the beauty of Shillong. For a first timer it will come as a sweet surprise. Just 15km north of Shillong, on the Shillong-Guwahati highway, this manmade lake is a great treat and an eye…Read more