Balpakram National Park
It is a national wild life park, about 150 kms from Tura. It is the home of the barking deer and the golden cat. It has some unique plants species including the ones mentioned and the corridor for the Indian elephant.
Balpakram (a place of perpetual winds) covering an area of about 220 sq km with a variety of wildlife including tigers, elephants, bison, black bear, leopards, sambar deer, situated near Baghmara in south Garo Hills district of Meghalaya. The western part of the park adjoins with Siju bird sanctuary along the banks of Simsang river.
The best time to come to Balpakram National Park, Meghalaya is from October to March when the weather is pleasant with little rainfall. It is a time to watch animals as they come to drink water in the lakes and rivers.