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1. Tura Peak

Tura Peak
Top Attraction 3.5 /5

4 km
from city center
1 out of 9
Places To Visit in Tura

The Tura Peak is 872m above sea level. There is a reserve forest at this mountain peak along with a tourist bungalow, a cinchona plantation and an observatory.

2. Siju Caves

Siju Caves
Top Attraction 3.4 /5

56 km
from city center
2 out of 9
Places To Visit in Tura

These are the 3rd largest caves in the Indian Subcontinent. Also known as 'the cave of bats', these caves have several chambers forming unexplored mazes.

3. Balpakram National Park

Balpakram National Park
Top Attraction 3.5 /5

69 km
from city center
3 out of 9
Places To Visit in Tura

Located in the southern Garo Hills in Meghalaya, about 167 Kms from Tura, Balpakram National Park lies at an elevation of about 3,000 feet above the sea level. The Park is a famous national park which is well known for its pristine beauty. The word Balpakram means the 'land of perpetual winds', and the national park is blessed with charming grace and breathtaking scenes.

4. Nokrek National Park

Nokrek National Park
Top Attraction 3.5 /5

26 km
from city center
4 out of 9
Places To Visit in Tura

Nestled amidst the verdant hills of Cherrapunji, Nokrek National Park stands as a sanctuary of biodiversity, renowned for its rich flora and fauna. As the home to the rare and endangered Red Panda, this national park holds immense significance for wildlife enthusiasts and conservationists. Visitors to Nokrek National Park can embark on exhilarating treks through lush forests, encountering diverse species of plants and animals along the way.

5. Pelga Falls

Pelga Falls
3.1 /5

6 km
from city center
5 out of 9
Places To Visit in Tura

About 7 km away from the Tura, Pelga Falls is famous for angling and is also an excellent picnic spot. It is relatively free from crowds most of the time, making it ideal for those who shy away from buzzing tourist hotspots. The best time to visit the falls is during the monsoon season when the flow is at its peak. The local people can be seen fishing at the foot of the falls and nearby. Auto-rickshaws ply to this spot for a reasonable fee. Another popular tourist site, situated nearby, is the traditionally constructed Garo Bamboo Bridge, built over the Ganol River.

6. Rongbang Dar Waterfalls

Rongbang Dar Waterfalls
3.1 /5

0 km
from city center
6 out of 9
Places To Visit in Tura

Rongbang Dar Waterfall, also known as the Rongbang Dare, is located close to Chinabat Village, west of Tura. It is located around 39 Kms from Tura, which is about an hour and a half's worth of drive. At a height of over 120 ft, this waterfall has fantastic visual appeal, especially during the Monsoon season when the flow is large and speedy. The surrounding region of the waterfall is adorned by evergreen bamboo trees.

7. Siju Wildlife Sanctuary

Siju Wildlife Sanctuary
3.2 /5

49 km
from city center
7 out of 9
Places To Visit in Tura

Siju Wildlife Sanctuary is located near the Siju caves and River Simsang. It lies at a distance of approximately 120 Kms south of Tura, in the south Garo Hills district. Home to many rare and protected birds along with other animals, this sanctuary is also known as Siju Bird Sanctuary.

8. Naphak Lake

Naphak Lake
3.1 /5

0 km
from city center
8 out of 9
Places To Visit in Tura

Located close to Siju Wildlife Sanctuary, Naphak Lake is a pristine location, excellent for bird watching and fishing. Many of the birds who reside or migrate to Siju Wildlife Sanctuary can also be spotted here. It is located around 112 Kms from Tura and can easily be driven to.

9. Garo Hills

Garo Hills
3.5 /5

144 km
from city center
9 out of 9
Places To Visit in Tura

The Garo Hills form the west part of the state and are known for the famous Garo tribes whose belief in nature and folklore are as enchanting as the verdant hills they live in. The Hills are famous for being home to some great waterfalls too.

FAQs on Tura

Can you suggest an itinerary for Tura?

Day 1: Explore the hilly town. Visit the Botanical Garden, Pelgawari Falls, DC Park and Gangdrakdare.
Day 2: Visit Sasatgre, a Garo village and sip into some rice beer.
Day 3: Enjoy the thick forests in Balpakram or Nokrek.

How can I commute within Tura?

Hire a cab for a day and you can cover all the sightseeing.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Tura?

The top sightseeing places in Tura are Tura Peak, Siju Caves, Balpakram National Park, Nokrek National Park, Pelga Falls, Rongbang Dar Waterfalls.

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