Balpakram National Park , Shillong
About Balpakram National Park
Home to Asiatic elephants, Balpakram National Park is situated 134 km away from the capital of Meghalaya in the West Garo hills. According to the local legend this place is the resting place for all the departed souls.
Tourists from all over the world come an visit this place to witness the sight of endangered animals like -red panda , wild water buffalo , Indian bison , golden cat, slow lorris and many other animals. Being a hotspot of diversity this place is very famous for its rich flora and fauna.
Its beautiful jungle, quaint plateaus, scenic ambience, rare diversity, photographic location, amusing surrounding and its uniqueness attracts huge number of people every year to this place. This place also caters to all those bird waters and nature lovers a wonderful experience. Wildlife guides can be hired from Tura and Williamnagar.
Apart from its wild attractions it also has belts of limestone and coal ores. This place proves out to be an ideal destination for students, archeologist, geologist, scholars and others. Enjoy the experience of being here is this bountiful land. Balpakram National Park is not near Shillong but well connected with the region through roads.