Nearest Airport / Train Station is Guwahati in Assam, it is about 220 Kms or 6 hours drive from Tura, HQ of West Garo Hills and the largest City in Garo Hills. From Guwahati, there is regular Sumo (SUV) Service at 6:00am and 2:00pm, Day & Night Bus Service ( Sumo SUV leaves from No 8 Gate, Bharalumukh, Guwahati and Buses leaves from Inter State Bus Terminus, Guwahati Bypass ) and also 4 times a week helicopter service to Tura ( Takes off from Guwahati Airport ).
If you are hiring a taxi or jeep to Tura, come towards Goalpara. Have rest & refreshments at Rajapara Highway Dhabas ( Highway tea stalls ) and when you reach a place called Krishnai, alert the driver to take left turn from Paikan, which is about 5 Kms from Krishnai. From Paikan, Tura is exactly 100 Kms or 2 hours drive away.........
When you reach the village of Bajengdoba, well..... you have reached Garo Hills soil. After Bajengdoba, you will reach Mendal, then Rari and then you will start to climb uphill...... Relax and enjoy the view and finally when you reach a steep downhill...... Tura is not far away..... Maybe just 20 or 15 Kms away.
When you reach Tura, accomodation will be no problem, you'll have plenty of hotels to choose from..... Almost all hotels are in main Market area, Circuit House is in Tetengkol area and Orchid Lodge is in Nazing Bazar area. Local transportation is no problem, there are plenty of Autorikshaws and they are easily available. Buses, Taxis, SUVs for hire are also available.
Well, If you really want to come down to Garo Hills, and don't want to waste your time with these local accomodation & transportation mess, we'll be happy to help in any way we can. You can contact us at our email with your confirmed journey details and we can also send a cab to pick you up from Guwahati airport / train station and escort you safely to your accomodation in Tura.
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