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Balpakram National Park

South Gario Hills

Have you ever been to the Balpakram National Park in Meghalaya? Don’t miss the pleasant place on the planet. The land of perpetual wind is reachable at a distance of 167 kms away from Tura in South Gario Hills. There is no dearth of mysterious tales that strike your attraction since some of you have overwhelming belief on unnatural phenomena in this park. Findings stick to our lips. But modern science and logic never approve these. We the Garo people here have great faith on the religious background of this place. Let’s keep the mystery keep aside and catch a glimpse of the national park of immense natural beauty and bounty. Have you ever seen such a landscape of exotic beauty with green tall trees, canyons, thick dense forests? Nowhere perhaps.

Isn’t it place worth visiting? Really. At a simple glance you would be lucky enough to see the solemn movements of the wild elephants to be followed by the buffalos and barking deer. Same sense of pleasure would grip you when your eyes would catch the roaring tigers, red pandas, golden cat,  baboons and hoolock gibbons crying on the trees. This is an abode of more than one hundred species of rare birds. The ideal period to view the birds falls from mid April to mid June. The entire park transforms into a nest of singing birds.

Vegetation is another striking feature of the park of sub-tropical and deciduous trees. This is where the orchids keep blooming brightly not to speak of the pitcher plants. See how pleant it would be to visit the the Balpakram National Park! Isn’t it an occasion of unique and exciting experience? The ideal guest house is available at Hattisil which is located at a stone’s throw distance from the entrance of the Park.

Destinations

Songkal Wari, Rombagre, West Garo Hills
East Khasi Hills District, Meghalaya
West Jaintia Hills, Indo-Bangla-border
Shillong