Places to Visit in Shillong and Meghalaya

Walk with the clouds on the peaks of Shillong as the land astonishes you with its stunning ensemble of nature. There are incredible places which are more of an experience than mere places. Here are the places you must visit at Shillong during your incredible globetrotting journey.

Shillong View Point

One of the best places to enjoy the scenic beauty of Shillong is Shillong View Point. Witness the mesmerising sight of sunrise and a stunning view of the sky decked out in golden and red. Shillong View Point is just kilometres away from RI Kannaan Guest House - Shillong, Meghalaya.

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Shillong Peak


Walk among the clouds at Shillong Peak, whilst you enjoy the view of clouds riding the wind, right through the hills and mountains. As your eyes witness the drama and romance between the clouds and the mountains, your cameras will become incapable of capturing the beauty of this stunning theatrical performance assembled by nature.

Laitlum Grand Canyon


The stunning sight of the Canyons strongly reminds you of the Scottish Highlands. As alluded to as the "Sit Valley" by local people, the name Laitlum literally translates to 'end of the hills' the Laitlum Canyons is an hour's head out from Shillong through Mizoram expressway.

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Elephant Falls

The night view of Elephant falls in Meghalaya is the one that wins hearts over, The roar of the rushing waterfalls, and the pleasant misty breeze will make anyone fall in love with nature. The sheer magnificence and peacefulness of these waterfalls make it one of the spots one must-visit in Meghalaya. The Elephant Falls is located at a distance of 31 kilometres from RI Kanaan Guest House - Shillong, Meghalaya.

Umiam Lake

Situated in Nongpoh, Meghalaya The Umiam Lake is created by the reservoir built due to the dam. The lake is the main wellspring of water supply to the city of Shillong. Amid the winter months, the lake tops off with water that gives it an inconceivably pleasant beauty.

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At RI Kanaan Guest House - Shillong, Meghalaya, being situated close to major tourist attractions in Shillong and Meghalaya, we aim to bring the best experience of holidays in Shillong. With our facilities and splendid location, we aspire to create a memorable experience of vacations in Meghalaya. Give us the pleasure to serve you with our service offerings and incredible facilities during your stay at RI Kanaan Guest House - Shillong, Meghalaya.