In the state of Meghalaya lies a beautiful scenic hill station called “Jaintia Hills”. The district headquarters of this hill station is located in a place called Jowai. It is popular for its tranquil environment. As a result of which is a major tourist destination in the state. It is also renowned for its scenic beauty. This region also consists of a Durbar system which plays an important part in the culture of this region. So if you want to enjoy natural beauty in an atmosphere of tranquillity then “Jaintia Hills” is certainly a destination that you must visit.
How to reach Jaintia Hills?
Jaintia Hills Map
The closest station to Jaintia Hills is in Guwahati. The Guwahati Railway Station is well connected to most of the major cities and towns in the country.
There are a number of bus services i.e. private and state owned from places like Guwahati, Shillongetc that travel to Jaintia Hills.
The closest airport is in Guwahati. The LokpriyaGopinathBordoloi International Airport in Guwahati is very well connected to major cities such as Delhi, Kolkata, Agartala, Bangalore, Mumbai etc.
Places To Visit Around Jaintia Hills
- Thadlaskein Lake: Is a famous picnic spot in this region. According to folklore, this lake was supposed to have been dug by the followers of the chief of Jaintia U SagarNangli. This is a major tourist attraction in this region.
- Nartiang Monoliths: Is a site which consists of a cluster of giant monoliths. There is a number of clusters of monoliths here that are considered to be the tallest in the world.
- Syndai Caves: Is a cluster of natural caves. The most popular cave in this group of caves is the KaKremPubonAmsohmahatang as it is the largest. These caves are renowned for their scenic beauty.