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Tura is a municipality, which is located in the district of West Garo Hills in the north-eastern state of Meghalaya. The town of Tura is situated at the footsteps of Tura Hills, just below the Tura mountain peak. This mountain is also a part of......Read more on Tura


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Balpakram National Park, Tura
Balpakram National Park, Tura
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 8
Places to Visit in Tura
  • Type: Sanctuary
Balpakram National Park is situated in the South Garo Hills District and covers an area of around 220 sq. km. It was established in 1987, at an altitude of 3,000 ft above sea level. There are many animals inhabiting the national park, including the wild cow, elephant, wild bison and tiger.... Read More »
Nokrek National Park, Tura
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 8
Places to Visit in Tura
  • Type: Sanctuary
Nokrek National Park is located at a distance of about 2 km from the Tura Peak, within the West Garo Hills District of the Meghalaya State. The National Park has been named after the Nokrek Mountain Peak, which is about 1,412 m in height. This peak is considered to be the highest mountain peak in... Read More »
Tura Peak, Tura
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 8
Places to Visit in Tura
  • Type: Hill
Tura Peak lies to the east of Tura town and is at a height of 872 m above sea level. There is a reserve forest at this mountain peak along with a tourist bungalow, a cinchona plantation and an observatory. This mountain peak provides a beautiful view of the golden yellow plains of... Read More »
Siju Bird Sanctuary, Tura
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 8
Places to Visit in Tura
  • Type: Sanctuary
Siju Bird Sanctuary is located near the Siju Caves and River Simsang in Meghalaya, which is home to many rare and protected birds along with other animals. Birdwatchers can also spot the migratory Siberian duck at this sanctuary during the winter season. Read More »
Pelga Falls, Tura
Rank 5
Ranked 5 of 8
Places to Visit in Tura
  • Type: Water Fall
Pelga Falls is about 7 km away from the Tura Town and is famous for angling and is also a popular picnic spot. A footpath has been developed by the State Tourism Department for reaching the Pelga Falls. Another popular tourist site, situated nearby, is the traditionally constructed Garo Bamboo... Read More »
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