South WestGaro Hills West Garo Hills North Garo Hills East Garo Hills South Garo Hills West Khasi Hills South West Khasi Hills Ri-bhoi East Khasi Hills West Jaintia Hills East Jaintia Hills Sohra Dawki Mawlynnong Nokrek Peak Krangsuri Balpakram Tura Shillong Umiam Lake Kudengrim Mawsynram Mawphanlur Nongkhnum River Island
South WestGaro Hills West Garo Hills North Garo Hills East Garo Hills South Garo Hills West Khasi Hills South West Khasi Hills Ri-bhoi East Khasi Hills West Jaintia Hills East Jaintia Hills Sohra Dawki Mawlynnong Nokrek Peak Krangsuri Balphakram Tura Shillong Umiam Lake Kudengrim Mawsynram Mawphanlur Nongkhnum River Island

South West Garo Hills

One of Meghalaya’s newest districts, South West Garo Hills is known for its natural scenery. From a Mughal-era landmark to myriad lakes and birding hotspots, there is a diversity of attractions for intrepid explorers to admire. Ampati town is the district headquarters.

Kata Beel  I  Snake Stone  I  Shah Kamal Dargah  I  Chenga Benga Lake  I  Kodaldhowa Lake  I  Mir Jumla’s Tomb

West Garo Hills

The largest district of the Garo Hills, West Garo Hills’ headquarters is Tura – a preferred base camp for those who are travelling to the region. It is abundant with natural attractions, most of which can be found in and around the Nokrek Biosphere Reserve, home to a long list of rare, unique and endangered flora and fauna.

Tura Peak  I  Nokrek Biosphere Reserve  I  Chandigre Village Resort  I  Pelga Falls  I  Rongbangdagre Waterfalls

North Garo Hills

Bordering the state of Assam, North Garo Hills boasts a cultural and topographical mix. The vast plains lead to low hills providing visitors with visuals of the local agrarian landscape crisscrossed with thick and wild patches. North Garo Hills is also home to some of Meghalaya’s most distinct natural and cultural attractions.

Resubelpara Hot Springs  I  Jolding Wari Lake

East Garo Hills

Featuring rugged terrain and rich cultural attractions, East Garo Hills district is the site of many interesting historical events, including the Garo people’s last stand against the British on the Simsang basin. Williamnagar is the main town here and an ideal place to begin your explorations of the surrounding sites and natural splendour.

Pa Togan Nengminja Sangma Memorial Park  I  Nokrek Biosphere Reserve  I  Simsang River

South Garo Hills

The lush South Garo Hills district borders Bangladesh and is known as one of the least explored and naturally rich regions in Meghalaya. The district headquarters is Baghmara and this 1887 square kilometre region is part of an important wild elephant corridor that stretches into the entire North-East. It is also home to fascinating cave complexes.

Siju Caves and Sanctuary  I  Balpakram National Park  I  Baghmara Reserve Forest  I  Simsang River

West Khasi Hills

A sparsely populated district, the West Khasi Hills expand across the heart of Meghalaya. From wind-swept undulating terrain to raging rivers, Meghalaya’s largest district is a tailor-made destination for those who love adventure and natural beauty while its largely unexplored nature adds a tinge of the unexpected. The headquarter town is Nongstoin.

Lum Kyllang  I  Mawphanlur  I  Mawthadraishan  I  Nongkhnum River Island  I  Langshiang Falls  I  Kynshi River  I  Tirot Sing Cave

South West Khasi Hills

Tucked away on the southern edge of Meghalaya, South West Khasi Hills district makes up for its small size with its diverse and spectacular scenery. The undulating landscape is home to one of the most brutal ultra-marathons in the world. The region features many other locally well-known landmarks and is an angler’s paradise. Mawkyrwat is the district headquarters.

Jakrem Hot Springs  I  Tynrong Monoliths  I  Rilang Viewpoint  I  Rohbah Fish Sanctuary  I  Umngi River

Ri-bhoi

Considered the gateway to Meghalaya, Ri-Bhoi district is known for its fertile lands and salubrious climate all-year-round. Meghalaya’s famous silk ryndias are weaved here and there are many pristine wild habitats spread across the district. The district headquarter Nongpoh is a very popular highway stop.

Marngar Lake  I  Nongkhyllem Sanctuary  I  Umden (Silk Village)  I  Umiam Lake  I  Nehru Park  I  Lum Sohpetbneng

East Khasi Hills

Meghalaya’s most populous district is also home to the state capital Shillong and world-famous destinations like Sohra (Cherrapunjee) and Nongriat. The district is usually the first stop for anyone visiting the state. From scenic attractions to urban escapades, the East Khasi Hills offers a complete bouquet of experiences.

Shillong City  I  Mawphlang Sacred Forest  I  Sohra  I  Nongriat  I  Pynursla  I  Mawsynram  I  Mawkdok Viewpoint  I  Khat-ar-shnong

West Jaintia Hills

West Jaintia Hills District is part of Meghalaya’s historically most chronicled region – when it used to be the land of the old Jaintia kings. It is known for its vibrant festivals and the quintessential Meghalayan scenery – offering visitors a good mix of culture, adventure and nature. The historic town of Jowai is the district headquarters.

Nartiang Monoliths  I  Nartiang Temple  I  Ialong Nature Park and Sacred Grove  I  Thlumuwi  I  Phe-Phe Falls  I  Kudengrim  I  Krangshuri Falls  I  Dawki Shnongpdeng  I  Darrang  I  Umngot River

East Jaintia Hills

Not many travellers have ventured into the East Jaintia Hills region, which at one time was an important connecting hub between the hill communities and the trade centres of the plains. From primaeval forests to scintillating waterfalls and natural pools, this district is bound to throw up many pleasant and scenic surprises. The main town of the district is Khliehriat.

Lukha Bridge  I  Rynji Falls  I  Moopun Falls  I  Narpuh Reserved Forest