South Shillong Itinerary

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

Cantonment Tour

09:00 AM – 02:00 PM

Pay a visit at the iconic Elephant Falls to kick off your tour.

The falls was discovered by the British officials. Here you get to see three waterfalls, one below the other. There are a few steps to get to the bottom where you get the best pictures. There is a small assortment of shops and eateries at the entrance that keep the tourists engaged and refreshed.

Time duration: 1 – 1.5 hours

500 meters from the Elephant Falls is the Indian Air Force Museum.

If you are an aviation fan or on a trip with kids, this is a must visit place. They have retired aircrafts and weapons on display. You also learn about the operations of Air Force in North East.

Time duration: 30 – 45 min

After this, you head toward the Shillong View Point, Laitkor.

This is a prime tourist spot in Shillong. Being is the highest point in Shillong, you get the view of the entire city from the 2 watch towers. From here, you figure out why Shillong is called Scotland of the East. The area is under strict observance of Air Force and it is important to carry ID proof and abide by the rules. Here, you can look to have your brunch as well.

Time duration: 1 – 1.5 hours

Also read: North Shillong Travel Plan

Shillong City Centre Tour

03:00 PM – 07:00 PM

As you enter the city centre for your next stop, we recommend to drop by at the Dylan’s Café. A contemporary themed café that offers some awesome food.

The final attraction of the day is the Ward’s Lake.

A lake that is surrounded by a vibrant garden, flowerbeds and walkway. Boating on the lake is what attracts most of the tourists. The lake is the breeding ground for some species of fish. A wooden bridge at the centre of the lake is the spot where you can feed them.

Time duration: 1.5 – 2 hours

500 meters from the lake is the Police bazaar, the largest market place in Shillong. Explore the area on foot. Here you can shop till you drop!

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