Top 10 things to do in Lachumiere Area

  1. Elephant Falls
    Shillong-Dawki Road, Upper Shillong, Shillong, Meghalaya 793009
    A breathtaking waterfall located in the outskirts of Shillong. The waterfall is named after an elephant-shaped rock near its base. Visitors can trek down to the base of the waterfall and enjoy the cool misty spray of the cascading water.
  2. Shillong Peak
    Upper Shillong, Shillong, Meghalaya 793005
    The highest point in Shillong, offering panoramic views of the city and surrounding hills. Visitors can drive or hike up to the peak, and there is a viewing platform at the top. It is a popular spot for watching the sunrise or sunset.
  3. Don Bosco Museum
    Mawlai, Shillong, Meghalaya 793008
    A museum showcasing the culture and heritage of Northeast India. The museum has seven floors, each dedicated to a different theme. Visitors can see traditional costumes, weapons, musical instruments, and more. There is also a skywalk on the top floor offering stunning views of the city.
  4. Lady Hydari Park
    Lachumiere, Shillong, Meghalaya 793001
    A beautiful park named after the first lady of the province. The park has lush green lawns, flower beds, and a mini zoo. Visitors can enjoy a picnic, take a stroll, or watch the animals.
  5. Ward's Lake
    Police Bazar, Shillong, Meghalaya 793001
    A man-made lake surrounded by gardens and a walking path. Visitors can rent paddle boats or take a leisurely walk around the lake. There is also a small cafeteria serving snacks and drinks.
  6. Umiam Lake
    Nongpoh, Meghalaya 793102
    A scenic lake located about 15 km from Shillong. Visitors can enjoy boating, kayaking, or water skiing on the lake. There are also several viewpoints offering stunning views of the lake and surrounding hills.
  7. Laitlum Canyons
    Smit, Meghalaya 793101
    A hidden gem located about 20 km from Shillong. The canyons offer breathtaking views of the surrounding hills and valleys. Visitors can hike down to the bottom of the canyons and enjoy a picnic or simply take in the scenery.
  8. Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians
    Laitumkhrah, Shillong, Meghalaya 793003
    A beautiful cathedral built in the Gothic style. The cathedral has stained glass windows, high arches, and a towering spire. Visitors can attend mass or simply admire the architecture.
  9. Mawphlang Sacred Forest
    Mawphlang, Meghalaya 793121
    A dense forest believed to be sacred by the local Khasi tribe. The forest is home to several rare plant and animal species. Visitors can take a guided tour of the forest and learn about its cultural and ecological significance.
  10. David Scott Trail
    Mawphlang, Meghalaya 793121
    A scenic hiking trail named after a British officer who built the trail in the 1800s. The trail offers stunning views of the surrounding hills and valleys. Visitors can hike the entire trail or just a section of it.