Nothing beats the taste of street food in Shillong

Shillong Food Crawl

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Why choose Go Somewhere?

Nothing beats the taste of street food in Shillong. In fact, the wide variety of food available will leave you full without having the need to spend a fortune! The street vendors here cater to all types of tourists be it VEGETARIAN AND NON VEGETARIAN. Our tour is packed with street foods ranging from the famous ‘Shillong aloo muri/chana’ to exotic fruits to homemade fruit wine to the ‘pu tharo’, barbeque, to the silkworms and the ‘Shillong kwai’ found all around the city which ends with a local traditional meal with dishes from other parts of Meghalaya.

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Why Walking Tours??

  • Best way to get the taste of the local exotic foods in 2 hours.
  • Interact with fellow co-travellers to uncover surprises and share food experiences.
  • Get interesting knowledge and insights into the cuisines from our local guides.
  • Go beyond Guidebooks and Google!
  • Eat and experience the food like the locals.
  • Value for money – Big on Happiness and leaves a great taste in the mouth!
  • You don’t have to plan, JUST BOOK.

Tour Route

STARTING POINT

Assembly Steps, Police Bazaar

ENDING POINT

Police Bazaar

MEETING TIME

12PM

TOTAL WALKING DISTANCE

Approximately 3 km

TIME TAKEN

2 Hrs 30 mins

Tour Starters!

SHILLONG ALOO MURI

This spicy potato snack is one of the most mouth-watering of the street foods here. Unlike most treats, it can be eaten while walking around!

MOMO

This is without a doubt one of the most beloved and popular of the street foods here. The Shillong-style momos are a must-have that you will not find elsewhere!

PANI PURI

Every Indian knows what these delightful small-sized juicy snacks are. But make no mistake, the pani puris made here will leave you wanting some more!

SHILLONG SMOKED MEAT

You don't have to be near one of these stands to know they're around. The delicious aroma of this freshly smoked meat is enough to make your mouth water.

PHAN TUNGTAP

Boiled red potatoes with a mix of fermented dry fish, fried smoke meat and with assorted wild edible greens. Simple yet tangy!

Local Snacks

PU KHLIEN

Pukhlein is prepared from fermented rice. As it is one of the few desserts in Shillong, nearly every khasi restaurant in the city will serve it.

PU THARO

Rice is first modelled in an earthen dish called sarrow and then baked. It is a local favourite and is most often had with tea and chutneys.

PU DOH

Made with soya beans that have been fermented and after adding the local herbs, they are sauteed together to bring out the delicious flavour of the dish.

PU SLA

You don't have to be near one of these stands to know they're around. The delicious aroma of this freshly smoked meat is enough to make your mouth water.

Local Fruits and Berries

Other fruits and berries include
SOH NIAMTRA / MANDARINS, SOH TRUN/ PINEAPPLE, SOH PLUM/ PLUM and many more!

SOH SHANG

Sohshang is light pink-coloured beautiful fruit otherwise called wild olive which grows on a large woody, evergreen shrub that can be found in almost every local’s house in Meghalaya.

SOH-IONG

Meghalaya’s Cherry or Blackberry, locally known as Sohiong resembles black grapes. When you take a bite of the ripe sohiong, you will feel the mild tangy taste as it colours your tongue purple. It is used to make jam and even fruit juice.

SOH PYRSHONG

Made with soya beans that have been fermented and after adding the local herbs, they are sauteed together to bring out the delicious flavour of the dish.

The complete local Khasi meal

FINAL MEAL

We finally head on over to one of the most famous Khasi eateries serving the tastiest of the local cuisines

WHITE RICE / JA DOH/ MEAT RICE

The staple food of the Khasis. Jadoh is a famous street food based in the Khasi community and is loved for its rich flavour. It is mainly made with red rice cooked with pork or chicken.

LUNGSIEJ / BAMBOO SHOOT

All-time favourites for a lot of people. It is the after product of bamboo-shoot-turned pickle by adding salt, chillies and spices.

DOH KHLIEH

This is a non-vegetarian salad consisting of boiled meat (chicken/ pork/beef/fish) cut into small pieces and mixed with chopped onions, chilly and any other ingredient that you would like. It is one of the easiest dishes to prepare and serve.

GRAVY STYLE MEAT

Lip Smacking Chicken/ Pork/ Fish cooked in traditional gravy style.

TUNGRYMBAI

Made with soya beans that have been fermented and after adding the ingredients, they are sauteed together to bring out the delicious flavour of the dish.

SHILLONG CHOW WITH GRAVY AND MOMOS

These hunger-satisfying dishes can also be opted as the final meal!

DAL/ CURRY

These are poured over the rice to enhance the flavour and leave you wanting more!

Optional & Seasonal

Give these scrumptious snacks a try on your next visit!

SILKWORMS

Looking for something different to add to the mix as you seek a healthier lifestyle? While nothing can still beat an apple a day to keep the doctor away, in Shillong, some people eat silkworms since time immemorial. Its protein is said to have many health benefits and it's surprisingly delicious as well! Of course, this is entirely optional and is not available throughout the year. So let's give it a try!

Refreshments/Drinks

WHITE TEA

Perfection can be hard to obtain, but we can drink it in the form of exotic white tea! This tea of Chinese origin is among the rarest in the world and is very much expensive but very very worth it!

SMOKEY FALLS TRIBE COFFEE

Coffee is available in many forms, robusta, arobica, and roast. They are prepared according to how strong you need them. So if you think you know it all, then come on over and have a sip and more!

SHAW SAW/ RED TEA

If you want to feel like a local and warm yourself on the rainy and foggy days, shaw saw or red tea is the way to go!

Local Fruit Wine

The art of winemaking for local brewers still remains just a ‘hobby’ in the state. Among the famous fruit wines are apricot, ginger, mulberry fruit, strawberry, passion fruit, blackberry, plum, banana, jackfruit, roselle, sohiong wine, sohbrap(passion fruit) wine, sohlang wine, plum wine, pineapple wine, pear wine and a variety of enticing combinations such as sohmon with sohiong wine.

Experience Package Price: 

Group Size :

1-2 ( 1,500/- INR per head), 3-6 ( 1,300/- INR per head), 7-10  (1,200/- INR per head).

Package

Inclusions

  • Menu for the tour.
  • Choice of meal for each interest point.
  • Guides for all locations.
  • Any Equipment mentioned above (as per needs of the tour).
  • Provision of receipt/s for all payment/s made.
  • Lunch would be an eat-unlimited local meal.

Exclusions

  • Transportation arrangements (to Start Point or from End Point) before, during or after the duration of the Tour.
  • Personal purchases on the tour or personal expenses.
  • Other travel arrangements including shopping or other site-seeing, hotel or restaurant bookings etc.
  • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like road blocks, bad weather, etc.

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