SHILLONG

1 DAY ITINERARY

Recommended Length
1 Day

Destinations Covered
Umiam Lake, Elephant Falls, Wards Lake, Shillong peak, Police bazaar,Mary Help of Christian Cathedral, Captain Williamson Sangma State Museum, Golf links

Drive Start Time
07:30 AM

1 DAY ITINERARY

Shillong 1Day Itinerary

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Umiam lake

Umiam lake

Things to do : Witnessing scenic views and enjoying the beautiful Picnic Spots with a pristine nature setting.

Best time to visit : March to June

Timings and Fees: 10 am to 5 pm in the evening at INR 20 per person.

How to reach : From Umiam Lake it takes just 3 min (1.1 km) to reach to this park.

Contact : Phone +91 96133 86546

Spot 1

Umiam View Point

Things to do : View the scenic landscapes or practice photography.

Best time to visit : March to June

Timings and Fees: At any time of the day with zero entry fees.

How to reach : Take a taxi or a cab from Shillong, which is 17 km away (40 to 45 min).

Recommended Duration : 20 – 25 min

Spot 2

Nehru park

Nehru park

Things to do : Witnessing scenic views and enjoying the beautiful Picnic Spots with a pristine nature setting.

Best time to visit : March to June

Timings and Fees: 10 am to 5 pm in the evening at INR 20 per person.

How to reach : From Umiam Lake it takes just 3 min (1.1 km) to reach to this park.

Contact : Phone: +91 96133 8654

Spot 3

Lum Sohpetbneng

Lum Sohpetbneng

Things to do : Enjoy the peaceful surroundings, witness scenic views, click pictures, go hiking.

Best time to visit : February to June

Timings and Fees : Daylight destination with no entry fees.

How to reach : Take a taxi or a cab from Shillong, which is 26.1 km away (57 min).

Recommended Duration : 1 hr

Tourism Officer Contact No : +91 7005199957

1st Destination27.5 km, 1hr 3 min

Shillong peak

Shillong peak

Things to do : Witness scenic views, birdwatching, and photography.

Best time to visit : September to May

Timings and Fees: 9 am to 3.30 pm (except Wednesday) at INR 30 per person.

How to reach : The peak is located 10 km away from the main city, and a cab or taxi will take around 40 min to take you here

Recommended Duration : 45 mins Contact : 085754 11281

Spot 4

Khasi Heritage Village Nr Sacred Grove in Mawphlang

Khasi Heritage Village Nr Sacred Grove in Mawphlang

Things to do : Learn about traditional items, watch documentaries at the amphitheater, witness the musical talent of the Khasi people and attend the Monolith Festival.

Best time to visit : March to June

Timings and Fees: 8 am to 6 pm at INR 20 per person. INR 20 for the camera.

How to reach : It is located approximately 27 km away from Shillong town, and a cab ride will take 1 hour to get here.

Recommended Duration : 45 mins Contact : +91 9863026858

2nd Destination8.4 km, 18 min

Elephant falls

Elephant falls

Things to do : Photography, enjoying the tranquil and pollution-free environs.

Best time to visit : Monsoon Season Timings and Fees: 10 am to 6 pm at INR 20 per person

How to reach : The waterfall is located about 12 km away from Shillong by road. From Umiam Lake to Elephant Falls, it takes about 1 hr (24.4 km) to reach there.

Recommended Duration : 45 mins

Contact : +91-3642222731

Spot 5

Mattilang park

Mattilang park

Things to do : Visit the Elephant Falls and the children’s park.

Best time to visit : Winter Season

Timings and Fees: 10 am to 6 pm at INR 20 per person

How to reach : The Park is located 12.1 km from Shillong by road.

Recommended Duration : 45 mins

Contact : +91 84730 32661

Spot 6

Rhino Heritage museum

Rhino Heritage museum

Things to do : View historical photographs related to the military as well as things related to the local culture. The museum also has a dedicated corner for displaying the rich heritage, valour, and courage of the Assam Rifles.

Best time to visit : March to June

Timings and Fees: 9 AM – 1 PM & 3 PM – 5 PM, Closed on Thursdays

How to reach : Take a taxi from Umiam Lake to Rhino Heritage Museum, which is about 39 minutes away. (15.9 km)

Recommended Duration : 30 mins

Spot 7

Air Force Museum

Air Force Museum

Things to do : Witness models of missiles and aircraft, learn about the Indian Air Force-Eastern Command’s history, and see the rare pictures of the wars between India, China, and Pakistan.

Best time to visit : October to February

Timings and Fees: 9.30 am to 2 pm, 2.30 pm to 5 pm (closed on Wednesdays & Sundays) at zero charges.

How to reach : Take a taxi from Umiam Lake which is about 59 min away (24.0 km) from the Air Force Museum.

Recommended Duration : 30 mins

Phone : 094725 00691

PLACES TO EAT

City Hut Dhaba

Lamee Restaurant

Qzine Restaurant

Trattoria (local cuisine)

Grove Eatery

Jiva Veg

Deja Vu (Laitumkhrah)

The Heritage Club (Cleve Colony)

Bamboo Hut (Raps Mansion)

Dylan’s Café (Dhankheti)

The Wok (Lachumiere, Lummawrie)

Irish Pub (Polo)

Living Roof (Laitumkhrah)

Sky Grill (Polo)

Dopwai (Hotel Poinisuk, laitumkhrah)

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