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Shillong Peak

#Sight Seeing in Shillong

If you want a panoramic view of the beauty of Shillong, just take the trekking trail to Shillong Peak and you will get to witness a spectacular sight, unique and exquisitely charming. Experience a completely different high here! Approximately 1966 m above sea level, this peak enjoys the tag of being the highest point in the state of Meghalaya.

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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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Content of this page was last updated at Sep 4, 2016