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Timings : 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Entry Fee : INR 10 per person,
Camera: INR 15

Tips : Carry a torch in case you wish to explore the darker corners of the cave system at Mawsmai.

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Ka Krem Mawsmai

Mawsmai Cave, Cherrapunji Overview

Meghalaya is home to some amazing and mysterious cave systems and Mawsmai Cave is by far the most popular of the lot. Located just 6 km away from the heart of Cherrapunjee Mawsmai cave is a breathtaking maze of caves in the East Khasi Hills of Meghalaya. The well lit caves are a view to behold when the glistening lights meet with the limestone to create countless hues and patterns of light.

There is plenty of flora and fauna within the cave to catch one's attention. The length of the cave is just 150 meters which is not the longest compared to the other caves in the region but it surely provides one a glimpse of life in the underground. Mawsmai Caves are best seen on a trip to Cherrapunjee or Shillong. Start your trip with Cherrapunjee, not missing the caves while here and follow it with a trip to Shillong.

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Best Time To Visit Mawsmai Cave

Cherrapunjee is drenched with rainfall all year round so one can easily travel to the city almost anytime of the year. One needs to be fully prepared for the wet weather with umbrellas, raincoats and boots to avoid getting wet.

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Tips For Visiting Mawsmai Cave

Carry a torch in case you wish to explore the darker corners of the cave system at Mawsmai.

How to reach Mawsmai Cave


  • Road: Cherrapunjee is 53 km from Shillong and is well connected by road. Many state and private buses ply from Bada Bazaar Shillong till Cherrapunjee.

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