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Tura is 325 kilometers from Shillong. It is the head quarter of Garo hills. It has a picturesque and untouched landscape of hills against a backdrop of low lying plains. With the mighty river Brahmaputra sweeping curves as it flows towards Bangladesh. Nokrek Biosphere Reserve covers an area of about 800 square kilometers and an exciting trekking track is from Nokrek to Tura through the Tura Peak passing through some thick virgin tropical forests before reaching the Tura Peak. Another interesting spot at the confluence of two rivers namely Ganol and Rongram is an old stone age site which is worth visiting.
Several picturesque sites and rivers surrounding Tura but a visit to Badadam area is a must, here one can find the Borangs or the original tree houses are a common sight. Tura – Balpakram – Siju – Shillong – Jowai, Tura – Babadam – Nokrek – Tura and Tura – Siju – Balpakram – Baghmara – Tura are some of the popular tour packages in and from Tura.
- Nokrek Biosphere Reserve
- Naphak Lake
- Siju Cave
- Ganol and Rongram
- Tura Peak
By Air - Nearest Major airport is Guwahati at a distance of nearly 230 kilometers. Guwahati is well connected with the rest of India. There are daily flights to Delhi and Kolkata. 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 230 kilometers from Tura. Guwahati is well connected with the rest of the country by broad gauge rail, road and airways.
By Road - It is 325 kilometers and overnight journey from Shillong by road. Approximately 230 kilometers from Guwahati. The distance to Shillong via Guwahati is bit less. 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