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Baghmara Tourism

Baghmara Reserve Forest is enlightened with nature charm with Central Indian Tiger as tourist destination. Baghmara is the headquarters of South Garo Hills district in the state of Meghalaya in India. The place is bordered by Bangladesh and is about 113 km from Tura. It has a river flowing through its expanse and is also covered in hills and tracts along the way. This place is home to carnivorous plant,the pitcher plant and has the Pitcher plant sanctuary located at Dilsa Hill colony of Baghmara. Baghmara is a famous tourist destination even though it does not have many tourist destinations other than lakes, rivers and hills.

Konagittim is the initial name of this town. Later, the name got changed to Baghmara. The Bengali people, who resided in this town, converted the name. This name has been derived from the name of the founder of the place named Pa Balman A Sangma. The distance between Baghmara and Tura is 122 Kms and the distance between this town and Shillong is 445 Kms. One of the most unique characteristics of Baghmara is that, although the place has witnessed partition and lost all the spectacular locations to the country Bangladesh, but the magic of the town has not vanished. Numerous modern facilities such as hospitals, veterinary hospitals, middle schools, colleges, post office and high schools are present in the town and that makes this town is the only town of the state that has all these facilities.
Tourists can enjoy the beauty of the nature, the panoramic summits of the hills, the thick blanket of plush trees and vegetations, sparkling waterfall, meandering rivers and lakes. One can also observe the lifestyle of the Garos.