Nongpoh is the administrative centre of the Ri-Bhoi district of Meghalaya. It is also a popular shopping destination for people looking to buy fruits and vegetables at a cheaper rate. Nongpoh is also a great place to try out the various different Khasi delicacies. The Nongpoh market is seen crowded with people at almost all hours of the day. Some of them are just the locals, while several others are travelling tourists.
Breezedale Tourist Resort is one of the best options available for people who are looking to lodge in the area for a day or two. It is luxurious, and the management is very helpful and polite. Nongpoh is situated on National Highway-40, and is 52 kilometres from Shillong, and 48 kilometres from Guwahati. One can reach Nongpoh by hiring a tourist vehicle either from Shillong, or from Guwahati, and a splendid drive along the countryside roads would lead you to the destination.