Ranked 5 among Places to Visit in Cherrapunji
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.
Considered to be the most popular of all the caves in the region, Mawsmai Cave is beautiful to say the least. 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.
Air: Nearest airport for domestic flights from the north-east states is at Umroi which is 35 km from Shillong whereas for flights from other major cities Guwahati is the nearest airport which 133 km from Cherrapunjee and 100 odd kilometers from Shillong.
Rail: Nearest rail head is at Guwahati. One can easily hire a cab or catch a bus till Shillong and continue further from Shillong till Cherrapunjee through bus or taxi.
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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