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Traveling from Shillong to the international trade route border town of Dawki is a splendid drive of 95 kilometers passing through deep gorges and ravines, which is certainly a thrilling experience. On approaching Dawki is the Umngot River, the venue of the annual boat race held during March – April at Umsyiem. The Umngot River is the natural boundary between Ripner or Jaintia Hills with Hima Khyrim of Khasi Hills over which a single span suspension bridge was constructed. This is the gateway to Bangladesh where major export and import transactions take place.
- Ruparsor Bathing Ghat
- Annual boat race during spring at the Umgot River
By Air - Nearest Major airport is Guwahati at a distance of nearly 200 kilometers, direct flights available from Kolkata, Delhi, Bagdogra and Bangkok. The nearest airport is at Umroi, nearly 35 kilometers from Shillong and nearly 120 kilometers from Dawki, which connects this lovely city by air with the rest of the country. There is a helicopter service from Guwahati Airport to Shillong and Shillong to Tura.
By Air – Bangladesh – It is not easy to enter from Bangladesh due to political / diplomatic reason. One can reach Mawsynram may enter India via Dawki Land port with Bangladesh. From Osmani International Airport, Sylhet connected to Zia International Airport, Dhaka and Shah Amanat International Airport, Chittagong, tourists can reach Tamabil border (on the Indian side is Dawki) in just 60 minutes drive along 52 kilometers smooth, metalled highway
By Rail - There are no rail lines in Meghalaya. The nearest major railhead is at Guwahati, which is at a distance of nearly 200 kilometers. Guwahati is well connected with the rest of the country by broad gauge rail, road and airways.
By Road – It is 96 kilometers from Shillong, a border town. Nearly 150 kilometers from Guwahati is this tourist spot called Dawki. The roads are good as there is rush of tourist. Most of the tourist spot of Meghalaya lies in this region. Private vehicles are available.
This place is also called as the ‘queen of the hills’. This place is invariably a paradise for nature lovers and adventure seekers.
Kaziranga National Park is a Oldest and the most famous sanctuary in Assam bounded by the Brahmaputra river and the Mikir hills in the Golaghat...
Sundarban spreading over an area of 4, 120 square kilometers including water was measured to be 16,000 square kilometers some 200 years ago
Welcome to Visit North East North East Part of India is a travellers delight. North East India consists Indian states of Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim & West Bengal. Although West Bengal is officialy is not a part of North East India, but is the gateway of accessing Read More
Nathu La Nathu La pass is situated around 60 kilometers from Gangtok at an altitude of 4,310 meters / 14,140 feet. The road to Nathu La passes through the Tsomgo Lake is nearly 2 hours drive. The terms ‘Nathu’ and ‘La’ literally mean listening ears and pass respectively in Tibetan language. In 1961, Read More
Tsomgo Lake Tsomgo Lake or Changu Lake is famous tourist an attraction in Sikkim is nearly 42 kilometers from the state capital Gangtok. It is situated at an altitude of nearly 3780 meters / 12,400 feet. The Lake known as The Source of the Lake in Bhutia dialect is ideally located near the Nathu La pass. The lake Read More