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Nongpoh, located 60 Kms from Guwahati in Assam and 51 Kms from Shillong is a petite town to be found to the North of the East Khasi Hills. Situated very close to the gorgeous Brahmaputra plains, this location is quite a favourite as a stopover before reaching Shillong from Guwahati.

Nongpoh is the administrative headquarters of Ri-Bhoi district of the Indian state of Meghalaya which in turn makes it a very significant town of this state. Beautiful rivers, encircling plush green trees, serene climatic conditions are enough to make your trip a comfortable and enjoyable one.

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What is famous about Nongpoh?

Tranquill atmosphere, spell binding landscape.

What is not so good about Nongpoh?

Heavy rains can make the place dormant.

Who should visit Nongpoh?

Nongpoh is an ideal destination for a quiet and undisturbed vacation. It serves as a good break-journey point on the way to Shillong. Perfect for a holiday with friends, family, couples and solo trips. It is also a photographer's delight as it is encircled by rich green trees and stunning blue skies. 

What is the best time to visit Nongpoh?

February-December is the best months to explore this place. As it is situated very close to the Brahmaputra plains, the climate here is pretty tropical. Hence, the summers are hot and humid while the winters are pleasant and make for a perfect time to visit this destination. The place experiences rainfall throughout the year, and temperatures plummet during the monsoon season. The monsoon months in Nongpoh are the months of August, September, October and November. There is particularly no best time to visit this place because it is just spectacular all 365 days a year.
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What is the local food in Nongpoh?

Nongpoh mainly has restaurants that serve pure vegetarian food with South Indian cuisine being given a major preference. One can also find restaurants that serve Chinese and North Indian cuisines.
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What is the best way to reach Nongpoh?

Nangpoh is near to the two major cities of Meghalaya, Shillong and Guwahati and hence is an easy to reach place. It is just at a distance of 52 km from Shillong and 48 km from Guwahati. A well-maintained road network makes the travel from Shillong and Guwahati to Nangpoh effortless.
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What are the things to do in Nongpoh?

The top things to do in Nongpoh are Thrills Fun Park, Umiam Lake, Lum Nehru Park, Lum Sohpetbneng, The Road Side Market, Church of Christ. You can see all the places to visit in Nongpoh here

What are the places near Nongpoh?

The top places near to Nongpoh are Shillong which is 35 km from Nongpoh, Guwahati which is located 31 km from Nongpoh, Cherrapunjee which is located 69 km from Nongpoh, Dispur which is located 28 km from Nongpoh, Jowai which is located 59 km from Nongpoh

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Rohit Shroff

3 years ago
- You need not carry extra food supplies with you, because this place is relatively less remote and has food joints at short distances.
- The weather is quite pleasant and not very cold, though wo (Read More)olen clothes will prove to be handy.
- The locals are very co-operative and understand English so traversing in the city wouldn't be much of an issue.
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