Shillong is the capital and hill station of Meghalaya, also known as "The Abode of Clouds", one of the smallest states in India. The reason behind choosing the city for PETS is because this town is known as the Scotland of East and thus the participants will get the taste of Europe being at our next door.
Wards Lake : Wards Lake is an artificial lake surrounded by a fairly large garden. Boating facilities are available in the lake. A wooden bridge at the middle maximizes its beauty.
Lady Hydari Park : The park has variety of local flowering plants and orchids. It also has a small zoo within it. Children like it for many fun and games available in the park.
Elephant Falls: It is in Upper Shillong area which also houses the Eastern Air Command of Indian Airforce. The scenic fall is not continuous and more of collection of smaller falls. It has footpath leading to bottom fo fall where it reaches a small lake. The name elephant falls was given by British emperor because there was a rock by the side of fall which resembled elephant. The rock was destroyed in earthquake.
Shillong Peak : Shillong Peak is the highest point in state of Meghalaya (1965 meters above sea level). There is a view-point where you can get breathtaking view of Shillong city. The city view during night is a scene to remember.
Golf course : Shillong golf course is located at an altitude of around 5200 ft. This is the first golf course of India which has 18 holes in it. This place is like a dream come true for the putters. This golf course is so beautiful and located at the unique location that sometimes it is compared with the Glen Eagle Course” of the United States.
Churches : With Christianity being a dominant religion in the city, there are many beautiful churches in Shillong. Among them the most popular is the Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians, which is the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Shillong. The cathedral is earthquake resistant and on a clear day one can see the River Brahmaputra and the peaks of the Himalaya Mountains from here.