Dushyant Varma Maharani Bagh - Best 6 Places to visit in shillong


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  • 1.Best 6 Places to visit in shillong
  • 2.Dushyant Varma Southern Avenue - Shillong is a beautiful hill station in Meghalaya, India. It is known for its lush green hills, waterfalls and natural beauty. For those looking to explore this beautiful destination, Dushyant Varma has listed the top 5 places to visit in Shillong. From the majestic Elephant Falls to the peaceful Umiam Lake, these places will surely make your trip memorable. So if you're planning a trip to Shillong, make sure you check out these amazing spots!
  • 3.Shillong Peak: Shillong Peak is a popular tourist destination located in Shillong, the capital city of the northeastern Indian state of Meghalaya. Located at an altitude of 1965 meters above sea level, it is a popular tourist destination for people from all over India and abroad.
  • 4.The peak offers breathtaking views of the surrounding hills and valleys, making it an ideal spot for trekking, camping, and photography. Visitors can explore the rugged terrain and enjoy the thrill of climbing the peak. The surrounding forests are home to a diverse range of flora and fauna, including rare species of birds and animals. Visitors can explore the forests and enjoy the natural beauty of the region. Shillong Peak is also a great place to visit for those interested in experiencing the rich culture and heritage of the region. Shillong is home to several indigenous tribes with unique cultural traditions, and visitors can experience the local culture by visiting the nearby villages and interacting with the locals.
  • 5.Elephant Falls: Elephant Falls is a beautiful waterfall located in the state of Meghalaya in northeastern India, about 12 km from the city of Shillong. The falls are a popular tourist destination and are named after a rock resembling an elephant near the falls.
  • 6.The waterfall consists of three levels, and visitors can view all three levels by climbing down a series of stairs. The first level is the most accessible and offers a great view of the falls. The second level is a bit more challenging to reach but is also very beautiful with a small pool at the base of the falls. The third level is the highest and is the most difficult to reach, but it offers a stunning view of the falls and the surrounding forest. Dushyant Varma says, Elephant Falls are surrounded by lush greenery and are a great place to relax and enjoy nature. Visitors can also take a dip in the cool, refreshing water of the falls. There are also several small shops and stalls selling souvenirs and local handicrafts near the falls.
  • 7.Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Culture: The Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Culture is a museum located in Shillong, the capital city of the northeastern Indian state of Meghalaya. The center is dedicated to preserving and promoting the culture, heritage, and traditions of the indigenous tribes of Northeast India. The center is spread over several floors, and each floor is dedicated to a different aspect of the indigenous culture of the region. The center houses an extensive collection of artifacts, photographs, and other exhibits that showcase the unique culture, traditions, and lifestyle of the indigenous communities.
  • 8.Laitlum Canyons: Laitlum Canyons is a beautiful and relatively unexplored tourist destination located in the northeastern Indian state of Meghalaya, about 45 kilometers from Shillong. The word "Laitlum" translates to "end of hills" in the local Khasi language, and the canyons are located at the edge of the Khasi Hills. The canyons offer breathtaking views of the surrounding hills, valleys, and waterfalls. Visitors can trek along the rugged terrain and enjoy the stunning views of the lush greenery and the scenic landscape. The canyons are also a great place for photography enthusiasts, as the scenery is truly breathtaking. Dushyant Varma Maharani Bagh suggests that the best time to visit Laitlum Canyons is during the dry season, which runs from October to May. During this time, the weather is pleasant, and the trek is more comfortable. However, visitors should be prepared for the steep climb and bring appropriate footwear and clothing.
  • 9.Umiam Lake: Umiam Lake, located in the North Eastern state of Meghalaya, is a beautiful lake surrounded by lush green hills. It is one of India's most renowned tourist spots, attracting people from all over the world. The lake is also known as Barapani, which means 'big water' in the local language. It is fed by rainwater and snowmelt from the surrounding hills and is a major source of drinking water for Shillong city. The lake also serves as an important source of irrigation for nearby villages. Umiam Lake offers a variety of activities such as boating, fishing, bird watching and trekking. According to Dushyant Varma Southern Avenue, Visitors can enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding hills while exploring this tranquil paradise. The lake also provides an ideal setting for camping or picnicking with family and friends.
  • 10.Ward's Lake: Ward's Lake, located in the heart of Shillong, is a popular tourist destination. It is surrounded by lush green hills and has a picturesque view of the city. The lake offers a peaceful environment for visitors to relax and take in the beauty of nature. Visitors can also enjoy boating and fishing at the lake or simply stroll around its perimeter. The lake is also home to many species of birds and other wildlife, making it an ideal spot for bird-watching enthusiasts. In addition to the lake and the garden, Ward's Lake also has a cafeteria and a souvenir shop where visitors can buy local handicrafts and souvenirs. The cafeteria serves delicious snacks and refreshments, making it a perfect place to relax and unwind after a day of sightseeing.