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Shillong Peak

#Sight Seeing in Shillong

The most popular and the most heard of tourist attraction is the Shillong Peak. Situated close to 2000 metres above sea level, it is one of the highest points in the state of Meghalaya and gives you the opportunity to view the whole of Shillong. It is an ideal spot to view both sunrise and sunset.

This spot offers you a bird’s-eye view as the panoramic landscape of Shillong unfolds before you in the beautiful backdrop against the lush greenery and cascading waterfalls. Just pray that the clouds don’t play spoilsport. Besides the tourists, the local people also throng here in large numbers because Shillong Peak makes up for a perfect getaway from the hectic life of the city. You can always spot photographers armed with their cameras, trying to capture the most amazing scenery with their lenses. This is truly a perfect tourist attraction with lot to offer to everyone who visits this place

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Meghalaya, India
Best time to visit Shillong: 
Ticket / Cost / Expenses
Time people usually spend here:
1 hours
Altitude / Height:
5035 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
25.5473771°N, 91.8750558°E
Distance from Shillong city center to Shillong Peak
-- km
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Opening and Closing Timings:

Monday: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Thursday: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Friday: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Saturday: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Sunday: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Read traveller's reviews about Shillong Peak..

Overall Rating:4.4

  '5' out of 5
"This place is your typical view point which gives a panoramic view of Shillong town on a clear day. This place is designed for tourist crowd so do not expect much peace and quiet. Interestingly , the actual Shillong peak is a short hike near the view point which most tourists miss because they are always on vehicles which fly past the peak. The actual Shillong peak is a sacred place for the Khasis and often the clods descend upon the stone monoliths at the peak."
  '5' out of 5
"There are shops where you can buy some attractive pieces of khasi people. You can also rent khasi dress for taking photos. Views are panoramic. You can get some tea and snacks here. Drive carefully if you are driving on your own. "
  '5' out of 5
"From here, one can see the concrete jungle of Shillong. The best time is at night as one can see the city lights of Shillong shimmering. But entry here at night it's doubtful as the place is closely guarded by the Military. But if you're lucky enough to get there at night, you'll be treated to a wonderful sight ahead. Plus lots of local shops for tourist to buy local made products."
  '5' out of 5
"One of the most attractive tourist destination of Shillong (Meghalaya)... We can have a excellent view of the whole Shillong city... The travelling experience from Shillong city to this destination is awesome..."
  '5' out of 5
"Preferable to visit without too many luggages as you may have to undergo a search by the army people for security reasons and this may delay your journey. "

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