North Shillong Itinerary

Mode of Transport: For hassle-free commute and make most of your time, hire a cab for the day’s sightseeing.

Reservoir and Museum Visit

09:00 AM – 02:00 PM

Today, you will be visiting the largest lake in Meghalaya, Umiam Lake.

The lake lies next to the Guwahti-Shillong Road. It takes 45 min to get here from Shillong. The lake is a paradise for photographers, nature lovers and people of any kind. There are multiple spots to view the lake from different perspective. It will take some time to explore the area in and out.

Time duration: 2 – 2.5 hours

Your next stop will be at Don Bosco Museum.

This is a must-visit place in Shillong. The museum has 7 floors and each floor is dedicated to separate aspect of the Northeast history and culture. The arrangement of the museum is such that the chronology of the events are maintained. The tour begins at the first floor and ends at the skywalk on the roof. Another spot where you have to spend some time to understand the significance of this museum.

Time duration: 2 – 2.5 hours

For lunch, you can try the City Hut Family Dhaba at Police Bazaar.

Also read: Shillong Off-beat Travel Plan

Garden and Golf Course

03:00 PM – 07:00 PM

Post lunch, head towards the Lady Hydari Park.

The park attracts tourists in large numbers. It showcases a unique collection of plants and flowers. The garden is home to birds and reptiles as well. If traveling with kids, you must spend some time here.

Time duration: 45 min – 1 hour

The last attraction for the day will be the Shillong Golf Course.

A perfect place to wind up your day. The golf course is a massive ground used for recreational activities. Taking a stroll in the park is a relaxing experience in itself. Localities involve themselves in fun and games or come for a picnic.

Time duration: 45 min – 1 hour

Later, head towards the Bara Bazaar, another popular market place, to buy souvenirs for your loved ones.

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