Meghalaya is one of the
country?s newest states with its capital
at Shillong. For long a summer
retreat of the British, the beautifully
kept golf course and several English
country cottages testify to another
influence besides the local one. Beautiful
lakes and falls, hillside cottages, a
large university, and the popular Bara
Bazar are quaint aspects of this town.
Altitude : 1496 mts.
Climate (deg C) : Summer - Max
23.3, Min 15 ; Winter - Max 15.6, Min 3.9.
Season : Throughout the year.
How to Go there
Air : Nearest airport Borjhar (Guwahati),
129 kms from Shillong, is connected with
Calcutta. Umroi Airport, 31 km from
Shillong, is also connected by Vayudoot
Rail: Nearest Railhead is Guwahati
Road: By road Shillong to
Calcutta-1184 kms, Darjeeling-690 kms,
Gangtok-692 km, Guwahati-103 km,
Kaziranga-294 km, Aizwal-430 km,
Siliguri-578 kms, Manas-273 kms,
Agartala-499 kms, Kohima-469 kms,
Itanagar-481 kms etc.
Local Transport: Taxis are
available on negotiable rate according to