Ialong Park


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Distance (From Jowai Bus Stand): 7 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1-2 Hours

Place Location: At Ialong Village

Transportation Options: Cab

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 7 km from Jowai Bus Stand, Ialong Park is an eco-park situated at Ialong village near Jowai in West Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya. Situated on the Jowai-Silchar highway, it is one of the wonderful places to visit in Meghalaya and among the popular places to visit in Jowai.

Sprawling over an area of 12.80 hectares, Ialong Park is known for its sacred groves and a viewpoint which offers breathtaking views of Pynthorwah Valley. The park is constantly being renovated and beautified under the Special DRDA Tourism Project taken up by the District Administration. The place is well accommodated with water dams, toilets, canals, changing rooms etc. A variety of flowers, some native to Meghalaya adorn the park. One can sit on the grassy slopes and enjoy the mesmerizing sunset from the park.

The place offers a picturesque view of the paddy fields on the banks of River Myntdu. The park also has Traveller's nest, run by the Ialong Tourism Cooperative Society Limited, which provide a comfortable stay in nature lap. Treks & camp sites along the meandering Myntdu River are arranged all year round except the rainy season. Besides, the park also hosts monthly archery competitions for the local inhabitants as well as tourists.

Timings: 9 AM - 6 PM

Entry: Free