Situated 287 kms south of Shillong at the Indo-Bangladesh Border, Baghmara is not only rich in flora and fauna but also boasts many small lakes, rivers and rolling hills. Flanked by the South Garo hills and fed by the Simsang river, this minute town is host to hordes of tourists every year. The Balphakram National Park is it's a most famous attraction, which lies around 66 kms away from the town. Being a major trade hub with Bangladesh, Baghmara is known for its fish delicacies.
4km from the town of Baghmara lies the Baghmara Reserve Forest, inhabited with elephants, birds and langurs. For the labyrinth lovers, there are the Siju caves, the third-longest cave system in the Indian subcontinent consisting of innumerable labyrinths and chambers. The magnificent limestone rock formation inside the caves, termed as the 'Princess Di's Chamber' is particularly awe-inspiring. The Siju Bird Sanctuary attracts many bird enthusiasts every year with the rare species migrating here during the winters.
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