Rich in natural vegetation and mineral deposits, this extended area of the Patkai hill range is situated on the Indo-Myanmar border. Although it is a relatively small district unlike Khasi and Garo hills this place also attracts a lot of tourists from all over the country.
How to reach
The nearest airport available in Shillong is Umroi airport but due to poor connection to other parts of India, Guwahati international airport located about 200km is the most preferred airport to reach Jaintia hills. You can hire a cab or taxi to reach Jaintia hills.
The nearest railway station is in Guwahati which is about 182 km from the east Jaintia hills.
Besides that, you can take a bus ride from Guwahati and Shillong to reach the place by National Highway 44. The roads are beautiful and serve you the best road trip ever!
You can also reserve a private car before and make a package to cover the rest of the places of Meghalaya along with Jaintia hills.
Best season to reach Jaintia hills
March to June is the best season to visit the place for a comfortable and favorable climate for sightseeing and relaxing.
About the place
Jaintia hills is a heavenly place full of breath taking and alluring views of nature with spellbound serene spots that will make you feel thankful for your life. The pristine lakes and luscious greenery along with the small hills amaze a lot of travelers.
The hills and forests are the perfect places for camping. So those who are interested in camping and a lot of adventures must go to Jaintia hills for a beautiful experience. The krang Suri falls is the most gorgeous waterfall of Jaintia Hills and is one of the main attractions of the place. This fall is elegant with a shade of blue on the water and with creepers on the rocks with water sling in between them.
People can take baths on the water and other water sports are also available. Along with this a huge collection of stones called Nartiang Monoliths are also found there.
Jaintia hill is a place that is quite underrated due to the existence of Garo and Khasi hills but every place has its own beauty and you should not miss the place. Instead, you just go and see the beauty of mother nature and seize the serenity of the hills.