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Tura

TurTuraa has a picturesque landscape of hills against a backdrop of low-lying plains, with the mighty river Brahmaputra making sweeping curves as it flows towards Bangladesh. A sunset view can be best seen from Tura Peak at 1,400 meter and its summit can be reached by a five kilometers trek, partly by hiking and also by rock climbing.

Excursion
Balpakram
A National Wildlife Park, is about 167 kms from Tura, also known as the abode of perpetual winds. It is believed that here, the spirits of the dead dwell temporarily before embarking on the final journey.

Naphak Lake
Located at a distance of 112 kms from Tura, ideal for fishing and bird watching with the river Simsang flowing nearby.

Siju Caves
The famous limestone caves of Siju are located near Naphak Lake and the Simsang Game Reserve. The formation of stalagmites and stalactites in these caves resemble those of the Blue Grotto in the Isle of Capri.

Rongrengiri
Islocated at a distance of about 79 kms from Tura. A historical place where the Garos fought their final battle against the British. .

Williamnagar
308 kms from Shillong via Guwahati. Headquarters of the East Garo Hills District, it is situated on the banks of the Simsang river.

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General Information & Accomdation info on Tura city of Meghalaya - India

 
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