Surrounded by beautiful greenery and magnificent landscapes, Shillong Peak is the highest point in Shillong. Situated above 1965 meters above sea level, this is one of the most popular tourist destinations and an ideal picnic spot in the Northeast. Being the highest point, this peak offers spectacular views of Shillong with all the bright lights, lush foliage and cascading waterfalls. You can be at peace with yourself at this surrealspot. The tranquility and serenity of the atmosphere is very relaxing and alleviating. This place attracts a large number of tourists every year. On a clear day, you can even catch a glimpse of the majestic Himalayan terrains and the Bangladesh plains.
The beautiful city of Shillong appears even more beautiful in the evening, with the big city lights shining brightly like a star-studded chasm.There is no other place that will give you a better view of this scenery than Shillong Peak. There is also a shrine on the premises where homage is paid to the famous Khasi legend, U Shulong by the priest of Mylliem, every spring.
Shillong Peak is located at a distance of 10 km from the city of Shillong and is also the highest point in the State of Meghalaya. It is well connected from the city of Guwahati. There is a helicopter service from Guwahati to Shillong. The nearest railway junction is Guwahati Railway Station. Bus and taxi services are also available. NH 44 connects Guwahati to Shillong. Shilling is approximately 176 kms from the city of Guwahati and Shillong Peak is another 10 kms. from Shillong. The best time to visit is from October to March. The nearest accommodation can be found in the city of Shillong where there are many resorts, guesthouses and hotels available for a pleasant stay.
Nearest Airhead :Helicopter, Guwahati to shillong
Nearest Railway Station: Guwahati,(176 Kms)
shillong to shillong peak (10 kms)viia NH 44