Shillong, The Scotland of East
From : Priyanka Pandit
Oct 10, 2009
Shillong is the capital of Meghalaya, one of the smallest states in India...This is one of the few hill stations with motorable roads all around. Shillong has no railway lines.
Best time to travel : October to March
Weather Conditions : Pleasant, pollution-free; Summers: The temperature varies from 23 degree Celsius; Winters: The temperature varies from 4 degree Celsius.
The tourist towns of Cherrapunjee (around 56 km) and Umiam Lake (around 15 km) are close to the city.
Proclaimed as the Rock Music Capital of the country, many international and Indian rock groups visit Shillong every year. Shillong itself has produced a many legends in rock music which are greatly recognized all over India.
Shillong is home to the youngest of the prestigious Indian Institutes of Management known as IIM Shillong.
Category : Travel