Nongpoh Tourism

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Perfect location for spending time

Perfect location for spending time  Video Review
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Marngar Lake

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26th May 18

WARM WELCOME BY MARNGAR LAKE

WARM WELCOME BY MARNGAR LAKE  Video Review
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Marngar Lake

Aiban Lyngdoh
26th May 18

Exquisite Facilities Of Marngar Lake

Exquisite Facilities Of Marngar Lake  Video Review
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Marngar Lake

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26th May 18

Traditional & splendid assets of Marngar Lake

Traditional & splendid assets of Marngar Lake  Video Review
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Marngar Lake

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26th May 18

Water sports complex, Umiam shillong

Water sports complex, Umiam shillong  Video Review
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Umiam Lake

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25th May 18

Umiam Lake view point from Nehru park

Umiam Lake view point from Nehru park  Video Review
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Lum Nehru Park

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25th May 18

Facilities top class

Facilities top class  Video Review
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Umiam Water Sports Complex

Saurav Mantra
26th May 18

Memorable

Memorable  Video Review
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Umiam Water Sports Complex

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26th May 18

Water sports too

Water sports too  Video Review
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Lum Nehru Park

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26th May 18

Very natural

Very natural  Video Review
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Lum Nehru Park

Saurav Mantra
26th May 18

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Nongpoh Overview

Nongpoh is a town and the administrative headquarters in the Ri-Bhoi district of Meghalaya. Situated at an elevation of 485 metres, this town forms northern lower portion of the East Khasi Hills in Meghalaya.

Khasis inhabiting this region are mostly Christians and are called Bhois. Most popular event among the people of this community is Nongkrem Dance, which is celebrated as a thanksgiving to God Almighty for good harvest, peace and prosperity of the community. Weaving cane mat, stools and baskets, is an integral part of the culture in this region.

Major attraction among the tourists visiting Nongpoh is the Road Side Market, which was once famous for its venison, parrots and myna pet stalls. Today, this market features fruit and vegetable stalls. The Orchid Lake Resort is another popular attraction among the tourists visiting this destination.

Located 53 km away from the state capital, Shillong, Nongpoh is widely known among tourists as a place to unwind and relax in peace. Nearest airport, which can be used to reach the destination is, Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport. Guwahati Junction Railway Station is the nearest railway station, which can also be used to reach Nongpoh.

Besides, Nongpoh is linked to Guwahati and Shillong by NH-40. Buses from Shillong, Jowai, Cherrapunji, Williamnagar, Baghmara and Umling can also be used to reach the destination. Owing to the pleasant climatic conditions all year round, Nongpoh can be visited by tourists anytime, throughout the year.

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