Parks in ShillongShillong has parks in and around the city. The people can spend the evening in the parks in Shillong. These parks also have fun activities for kids. If one visit s shillong then vist to the parks in Shillong is a must. The Lady Hydari Park is one of the popular tourist spots in Shillong. Besides this some of the popular parks in Shillong include Matilang Park and Thrills Fun Park.
Below are mentioned the popular parks in Shillong:
Parks in Shillong
Lady Hydari Park
Lady Hydari Park is one of the tourist spots in Shillong. The park is named after the first lady of the province, the wife of the first Indian Governor of Assam Sir Akbari Hydari. The park stretches over a kilometer of four hectares area. A specialty of this park is that it is landscaped in Japanese style.
The park has a mini zoo and a garden along with a play area for children. The mini zoo houses fauna of Meghalaya like the hornbill, leopard cat, slow Loris, deer, etc. there are a good variety of animals, reptiles and birds in this mini zoo. The Deer Park, a special section for the deer is a sight to see. There is also a water body leading from the mini zoo housing pelicans and other water birds.
Address: Laban, Shillong.
A Popular Park of Shillong, Meghalya The Park is located in Upper Shillong. This park is constructed on the other side of the Elephants Falls and it gives a good view of the fall. The park is big, and an open area. There are also stalls in this place selling variety of food.
It is a park big enough for children to play around, and providing them with swings, see saw, slider etc and it is also less crowded with a very peaceful nature where you get to relax with the pleasant weather and also with the sound of the fall beside it.
Thrills Fun Park
It is a park located about 20 minutes from the main town. This place offers fun and activities not just for kids but adults as well. It offers a variety of games with an open space area. Below are some of the games and fun activities that it offers:
- All terrain Vehicle
- Pool or Snooker Table
- Pony ride
- Swimming Pool
- Toy Train
- Children's Park
Thrills Fun Park is a place pack for a day or two for every one who seeks fun, adventure and refreshes themselves from the hassle-bustle of daily life. A place for out going, picnic fun and recreation for kid's youth and elderly people ranging from age group 7 to 70 years. It's a place for those who love challenges and for those who just want to relax.
Thrills Fun Park is located at the Shillong-Guwahati Road, Ri-Bhoi District and is 25 kms from Shillong. Besides it shares its border with the up coming State Zoo.
People are willing to spend money to make their lives more enjoyable. Sliding down water parks, holding a tight to high-speed roller coasters, playing car chase on video games, formula one, super bike championships etc. are some of the activities, which people like to spend their time to make their lives more enjoyable.
But nothing gets as thrilling as driving a 'KART' around hair pin bends. Karting is a basic form of motor sport and provides a real life high no video game can give. Karting is where anybody right from school kids to grandpas can drive like never before. Experience the thrill of maneuvering a vehicle at speeds through right-handers or left-handers. It is in Karting where anybody can re-live their fantasies of becoming Schumacher or Kartikeyan.
Ri-Bhoi area is warm enough all the year round. A dip in the pool will be soothing and thrilling for the swimmers. It's a place where children will have their share of fun and frolic.
Cable Car and Water games
Head Office: Bandstand, Demthring, NH 44, Shillong - 793021, Meghalaya
Phone: 94367 01066/ 943611, 970798630 60508
Branch Office: Thrills Fun Park, Mawlein, Mawkhan, NH - 40, G. S. Road
Ri Bhoi District, Meghalaya