Visit Shillong - Best of Shillong

Also referred as the Scotland of east, this town in the hilly state of Meghalaya is a wonderful vacation destination to beat the heat and relieve you from the stress of hustle bustle of metro life. Sink into the peaceful and serene nature of Shillong, gaze at the marvelous abundant natural vegetation and splash in the number of waterfalls; Shillong is an enticing detox for the traveler in you!

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  • Save 20% ChaloHoppo to an Emerald Meghalaya
    ChaloHoppo to an Emerald Meghalaya

    Duration: 6 Days

    After you have walked over the living root bridges and heard them breath, camp beside a river where the only source of light ...

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Facts and Stats for Shillong*

  • Pollution Statistics in Shillong

    Know the pollution level of Shillong before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 20 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 70 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 60 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 55 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 68.75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 60 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 35 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 20 (Low)
  • Shillong: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Shillong for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Shillong.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 100 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 37.5 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Shillong - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Shillong is 137.6 (High)

    • Safety Index 65.44 (High)
    • Climate Index 71.13 (High)
    • Pollution Index 47.07 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 52.5 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 22.43 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 66.67 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.28 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 54.12 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Shillong

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Shillong

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.35 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 22.18 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 42.34 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 41.66 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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