Nongstoin, Meghalaya, India

Nongstoin

Nongstoin

Meghalaya, India

Nongstoin is the headquarter of West Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya. It is one of the less explored and offbeat paradises in Meghalaya. Surrounded by lush green hilly terrain, it is an ecstasy for nature lovers.Nongstoin is home to many attractions that showcase the natural beauty of the region.

The stunning landscapes and scenic vistas around the town offer endless opportunities for hiking, trekking, and other outdoor activities. This beautiful place is blessed with many places to visit. One of the most famous attractions in the area is the Langshiang Falls, which is one of the biggest waterfalls in India. This breathtaking waterfall cascades down from the mountains and creates a stunning sight that is sure to leave visitors in awe.

Nongstoin Travel Tips

Plan your trip when the weather is fine and make sure to pack all your essentials. Be a part of the local  Culture and respect them, if you want to visit in monsoon season don't forget to carry  warm cloths, rain coat or umbrella.

 

Nongstoin Facts

Nongstoin is located in the region of Meghalaya. Meghalaya's capital Shillong (Shillong) is approximately 62 km / 39 mi away from Nongstoin (as the crow flies). The distance from Nongstoin to India's capital New Delhi (New Delhi) is approximately 1,434 km / 891 mi (as the crow flies).

The main attraction of this tranquil hamlet is Nongkhnum Island, which is the biggest river island in Meghalaya and the second largest island in Asia. Another popular attraction among the tourists visiting Nongstoin is Embroidery Stone, which is a natural stone formation that has an embroidered design on it.

How to Reach

Flight
Flight By Air

Umroi Airport at Shillong is the nearest airport, which is located at distance of 96 km. from Shillong town. Guwahati International Airport is the nearest International Airport located at a distance of 129 km. from Shillong. Taxis are available to Nongstoin from Shillong.

Train
Train By Train

Nongstoin does not have its own railhead. The closest railhead is at Guwahati located at a distance of 162km from Shillong.

Car
Car By Road

Nongstoin is located in the North-west direction of Shillong. National Highway NH 44E, connects Shillong to Nongstoin. Which is 94 km away from Shillong and takes around 2 -3 hrs to reach. You can also reach Nongstoin from Guwahati via Rani which is around 165 km.

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Top Attractions

Kyllang Rock

Kyllang Rock is an impressive natural monolith – a giant grey dome that juts out of the pine forests of West Khasi Hills. There is a path which you can climb along with rest stops and summer houses along the way. The view from the top of the rock is spectacul...

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Ranikor

Ranikor Legislative Assembly constituency is one of the 60 Legislative Assembly constituencies of Meghalaya state in India. It is part of South West Khasi Hills district and is reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Tribes.

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Ranikor

Nongkhnum River Island

Nongkhnum River Island is the biggest river island in Meghalaya and the second biggest river island in Asia, after Majuli Island in Assam. It is located at a distance of about 14 Km from the headquarter of the District, Nongstoin and at a distance of about 63 km fr...

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Nongkhnum River Island
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