Best Sightseeing Places in Jaintia
Planning a Jaintia Hills vacation and wondering which places you must see, read on:
On adventure trekking tour passing through grasslands, woods of oak or whispering
pine, rice terraces and the flowing Myntdu River, Thadlaskein Lake is a popular
attraction. It is a famous picnic spot in the district.
This attraction is located at a place known as 'Law Mulong' in Nartiang village. The
tallest Menhir in Meghalaya state is called as 'Moo Long Syiem' and is located inside
this cluster soaring up to twenty feet tall. This attraction is located at a distance of 65
KM from state capital-Shillong.
Syndai-Caves are a beautiful group of natural caves. 'Ka Krem Pubon Amsohmahatang'
is famous as it is the largest of the group of caves recently discovered. A stunning
stream flows through the mysterious chambers of this cave. It's remarkable beauty
attracts a huge of tourists.
It is a vast pool of calm water, where the flow of the meandering River Myntdu encircling
the Jowai town, appears to come to a sudden halt, is called 'Syntu Ksiar', which means
Golden Flower. At Syntu Ksiar, the Myntdu provides a memorable scene of remarkable
Best Time for Holidaying in Jaintia Hills
The best season to visit Jaintia Hills is the summer season and the onset of monsoon
season, from the month of September to May. This season is right for sightseeing and
other outdoor activities. So, plan your Jaintia Hills tour during this time of the year.
Explore Options to Reach Jaintia Hills
Before booking your Jaintia Hills holiday packages, you must be aware of the ways to
reach this charming hill station. To know more, read on:
Guwahati Airport is the nearest (around 3 hour drive) from Jaintia Hills. The airport is
connected with the major cities such as Delhi, Agartala, Kolkata, Aizawl, Bangalore,
Chennai, Mumbai etc.
Guwahati Railway Station is the closest railway station (190 KM) from Jaintia Hills. From
here, you can hire taxi or board buses to reach the hills.
Jaintia Hills is 22 KM from Sohkymphor, 92 KM from Shillong, 142 KM from Nongpoh,
147 KM from Nongkhlaw and 161 KM from Mawkyrwat through Meghalaya State Road
Transport Corporation (MSRTC) and some private travel services. So, choose any of
the option and enjoy comfortable Jaintia Hills trip.