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.
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.
Located at a distance of 112 kms from Tura, ideal for fishing and
bird watching with the river Simsang flowing nearby.
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
Islocated at a distance of about 79 kms from Tura. A historical
place where the Garos fought their final battle against the British.
308 kms from Shillong via Guwahati. Headquarters of the East Garo
Hills District, it is situated on the banks of the Simsang river.
General Information & Accomdation info on Tura city of Meghalaya - India