A National Wildlife Park, is about 167 kms from Tura, also known as the abode of
perpetual winds. It is believed that here, the spirits of the dead dwell
temporarily before embarking on the final journey.
Located at a distance of 112 kms from Tura, ideal for fishing and bird watching
with the river Simsang flowing nearby.
The famous limestone caves of Siju are located near Naphak Lake and the Simsang
Game Reserve. The formation of stalagmites and stalactites in these caves
resemble those of the Blue Grotto in the Isle of Capri.
Islocated at a distance of about 79 kms from Tura. A historical place where the
Garos fought their final battle against the British. .
308 kms from Shillong via Guwahati. Headquarters of the East Garo Hills
District, it is situated on the banks of the Simsang river.
headquarters of the Jaintia Hills district is situated 64 kms away from Shillong,
along the Shillong-Silchar national highway. A picturesque town circled by the
majestic Myntdu river.
56 kms from Shillong, was according to legend, dug with the ends of bows by
members of 290 clans of U Sajjar Niangli, a rebel general of Jaintia Raja, to
commemorate the great exodus of the clans, now mainly settled, in the Ri Bhoi
and West Khasi Hills districts. .
65 kms from Shillong, was the summer capital of the Jaintia Kings, of Sutnga
State. Huge monoliths form the striking landmark of the village, said to be
erected by Mar Phalyngki, a goliath ot yore. The Nartiang menhir measure 27 feet
in height above the ground, 6 feet in breadth and 2 feet 6 inches in thickness.
The monoliths represent the megalithic culture of the Hynniewtrep people. A 500
Years old temple of Durga is another attraction at Nartiang.
Village is dotted with a number of caves and caverns, used as hide-outs during
war times between Jaintia kings and foreign intruders.