Shillong is the capital of State of Meghalaya. The primary tribal population of the State consists of Khasis, Jaintias and Garos. People are generally jovial & hospitable with great love for music and dance.
The city, often termed as the `Scotland of the East’, enjoys a comfortable climate throughout the year. The town reflects a blend of the traditional Khasi tribal way of life and the modern Western mode of living. Visit the Ward Lake, Lady Hydari park and the State Museum. Also visit the Archery stakes which is the only form of gambling run by the Government. The stakes are run everyday and is a continuation of an ancient tribal sport.