Perfect place for a nature lover and all other adventurers, Lalong park is located in Jaintia Hills and is home to a wide range of flora and sacred groves. The beautiful Pythorwah valley can be overlooked from this place. Other than that this place is the perfect place for a picnic with family and friends!
How to reach
The nearest airport located near the place is Guwahati airport which is about 181km from the place and takes almost 5 hours to reach by road. You can hire a taxi or a cab or book a private car to reach your destination.
The nearest railway station is also in Guwahati which is located at a distance of 104km. This railway station is connected to major cities of India and is coordinated with Meghalaya transport corporation that provides bus services from stations to other parts of Northeast and Meghalaya.
You can also take a taxi or a cab to reach the place.
However, Lalong park is at a distance of 8km from Jowai by road.
Best time to visit
This place is at a favorable temperature throughout the year for all the tourists but if you want to avoid the rainy season then October to April is the best time to visit the place.
About the place
Popular for its sacred grooves and the beautiful view of the Pythorwah valley, this place has to offer a lot more. The small village of Lalong reflects the beautiful culture and the simple lifestyle of the villagers. The cuisine of the area is mouthwatering and different from the regular meals.
The park is adorned with dams and canals. The beautiful greenery of the low land makes the place more charming. Few cottages provide the service of a homestay. You can stay there for a while far from the crowd and the screams of the city and detox yourself for a while.
Lalong park is the place that you will not feel like leaving behind. But after all, when you will close your eyes thinking about the best memory you had in your past, this place will be there for sure!