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Things to do in Shillong

If you are wondering about what sort of things can you do in Shillong then worry not as we bring you the list of things to do while you are in this charming city of waterfalls. The city offers lots of natural sightseeing opportunities that you can enjoy with your friends and family alike. Take a trip to the Ward’s lake where you can also indulge in a boat ride and feed multihued fishes in the lake. Soak in some peaceful moments at the Ward’s Lake as you just sit back and relax at the well maintained shores. This apart, revel in the beauty of cascading waterfalls sprinkled around the city as you savour a picnic lunch at these natural attractions.

For some fun activities in the city head to Umiam Lake just 17km from the city where you can participate in water sports. Cherrapunji is the nearby place where you can trek along the ancient David Scott Trail. You can also go caving in some of the longest limestone caves in Asia near Nohsngithing Fall. Pick up some gorgeous hand woven shawls or cane articles as memorabilia in the city.

So come and enjoy the captivating beauty of Shillong.

Sightseeing in Shillong

There are numerous options for sightseeing in Shillong and within Shillong city is the flower bedecked Ward’s Lake encircled by whispering pine groves.

Shopping in Shillong

There is a plethora of options for shopping in Shillong and some of the prominent markets include Barabazar and Police Bazaar.

Activities in Shillong

If you are looking for some outdoor activities when in Shillong, here are some options.


NearBy Places in Shillong

Cherrapunji is 55km southwest of Shillong was till recently the wettest place on earth, a claim that has been taken over by Mawsynram, another nearby village.

Eating Out in Shillong

When it comes to eating out, there aren’t too many choices of cuisine, though Chinese food is widely available.

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