Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya is located at an altitude of 1496 metres above sea level. The
capital city derives its name from the manifestation of the creator called Shyllong and is also
know as the “Scotland of the East”.
Welcome to Shillong, Shillong is also called Scotland of the East. While traveling we see the majestic Umiam Lake (Barapani) surrounded by sylvan hills and wrapped in the beauty of an assortment of green Khasi-pines and the azure blue skies.
Tucked away in the hills of eastern sub-Himalayas is Meghalaya, one of the most beautiful State in the country. Nature has blessed her with abundant rainfall, sun-shine, virgin forests, high plateaus, tumbling waterfalls, crystal clear rivers, meandering stream-lets