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64 kilometers from Shillong is the administrative headquarters of Jaintia Hills as well as the commercial centre. It is situated along side the Myntdu River which encircles two thirds of this ever expanding township. It is 1 ½ hour drive away from Shillong, along the Shillong - Silchar national highway. A picturesque town circled by the majestic Myntdu river. Syntu Ksiar is an area worth seeing; it is a part of the Myntdu River where the freedom struggle headed by Kiang Nongbah started at the Madan Madiah. One can see the monument of Kiang Nan bah who was a freedom fighter. The Thadlaskein lake is a popular tourist spot.
It is the home of the Pnar Tribes one of the friendliest tribes in the whole of the northeastern parts of india and is situated at an altitude of 1380 m above sea level.
- Thadlaskein Lake
- Umhang Lake
- Stone bridge at Thlumuwi
- New Garampani
- Thadlaskein Lake
By Air - Nearest Major airport is Guwahati at a distance of nearly 170 kilometers, direct flights available from Kolkata, Delhi, Bagdogra and Bangkok. The nearest airport is at Umroi, nearly 35 kilometers from Shillong and nearly 100 kilometers from Jowai, 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 Rail - There are no rail lines in Meghalaya. The nearest major railhead is at Guwahati, which is at a distance of nearly 170 kilometers from Jowai. Guwahati is well connected with the rest of the country by broad gauge rail, road and airways.
By Road - It is 1 ½ hour drive away from Shillong, along the Shillong - Silchar national highway. Approximately 170 kilometers from Guwahati. The roads are good as there is rush of tourist. Private vehicles are available. Laskein 35 kilometers, Thadlaskein 10 kilometers,
Dawki 59 kilometers, New Garampani 67 kilometers, Khliehriat 34 kilometers and Amlarem 27 kilometers from Jowai.
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