Nengkong Cave, situated at a distance of 14kms at the northern side of Baghmara (headquarters of South Garo Hills) in the South Garo Hills district of Meghalaya, serves as a well-known tourist destination. This cave is surrounded by three more caves. The most prominent among the three is the Tetengkol Balwakol cave, which is 533kms long. Interestingly, this gigantic cave is recognised as the second longest cave in the Indian sub-continent.
Other than Telengkol Balwakol cave, the other two caves in the vicinity are – Dobbakol Chibe Nala, which is 2kms long, and the Bok Bok Dobhakol, which is 1km long. Dobbakol ChibeNala cave is situated in the ChibeNala river and is concealed by the huge rock which is 1978m long. Similarly, like Tetengkol Balwakol cave, the other two caves are also beautiful and adventurous.
By hiring a local taxi from Baghmara, one can reach Nengkong cave.
Nearest airport is the Guwahati Airport. Helicopters are available from Guwahati to Tura. Nearest railway station is Guwahati railway station. By road Guwahati to Tura is 219kms, via Shillong it is 323 kms. By road Shillong to Tura is 167 kms via NH – 17/37 and NH – 51. Tura to Baghmara is 105.3 kms via Chokpot and SibbariRoas and from Baghmara to Nengkong cave is 14 kms.
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