Shillong: One-day trip planner

One day in Shillong
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Shillong is a beautiful hill station and a capital city of the Meghalaya state of India. If you have only a day’s time to spend in Shillong, you can visit the following places-

Shillong View Point

Shillong View Point
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It is a mountaintop with a scenic view of the city.

Address: Meghalaya 793004, India

Visiting time: 09:00 AM to 03:30 PM

Time to spend: 1 hour

Next destination: Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians, 35 minutes drive

Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians

Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians Shillong
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It is a 20th-century cathedral with stained glass windows and ancient architectural style.

Address: Laitumkhrah, Shillong, Meghalaya 793003, India

Contact: +91 96137 86126

Time to spend: 45 minutes

Next destination: Don Bosco Square, 5 minutes walk

Don Bosco Square

Don Bosco Square Shillong
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Within a walking distance from Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians church, Don Bosco Square is a bustling town square with multiple shops and eating outlets.

Address: Laitumkhrah, Shillong, Meghalaya 793003, India

Time to spend: 45 minutes

Next destination: Lady Hydari Park, 5 minutes drive

Lady Hydari Park

Lady Hydari Park
Glimpse of Lady Hydari Park of Shillong

It is a scenic garden with ornate plants and a mini zoo.

Address: Lower Lachumiere, Shillong, Meghalaya 793001, India

Visiting time: 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM, Monday closed

Time to spend: 1 hour

Next destination: Elephant Falls, 25 minutes drive

Elephant Falls

Elephant Falls Shillong
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It is a multi-tiered waterfall in a natural surrounding.

Address: Upper Shillong, Shillong, Meghalaya 793009, India

Time to spend: 1 hour

Next destination: Nohkalikai Falls, 1 hour drive

Nohkalikai Falls

Nohkalikai Falls Shillong
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Located close to Cherrapunji, Nohkalikai is the highest waterfall in Meghalaya and tallest plunge waterfall in India.

Plunge waterfall– Water descends vertically, losing contact with the bedrock surface.

More about types of waterfall- wikipedia.

Address: Nohkalikai Falls, Meghalaya 793108

Time to spend: 1 hour

You can also book a cab in Shillong and enjoy hassle-free sightseeing.

Route plan

One day in Shillong
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