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1. Mawlyngbna

3.1 /5

8 km
from city center
1 out of 7
Places To Visit in Mawsynram

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Mawlyngbna, a village situated just a few picturesque kilometers south of Mawsynram, shares its hilltop with three others, offering mesmerizing views of the rolling Khasi hills blending into the plains of Bangladesh. This rain-blessed village, known for its warm and welcoming locals, has gained popularity among tourists for its diverse natural attractions.

2. Mawjymbuin Cave

Mawjymbuin Cave

2 out of 7
Places To Visit in Mawsynram

Mawjymbuin Cave is situated in Mawjymbuin village in Mawsynram (the wettest place on earth) in Cherrapunji and is a religiously significant site. Made of calcareous sandstones and having numerous stalagmites (formed as a result of calcium carbonate depositions, weathering and dripping of mineral enriched liquid), the 209-metre high cave is of special interest to geologists who conduct special researches here. The Mawjymbuin Cave is also thronged by naturalists, photographers, pilgrims and tourists alike.

3. Nohalikalai Falls

Nohalikalai Falls
Top Attraction 3.5 /5

11 km
from city center
3 out of 7
Places To Visit in Mawsynram

The fourth highest waterfalls in the world, Nohkalikai falls plunge some 335 meters from a verdant cliff to the ground giving the portrayal of immense and natural magnificence. The pride of the state of Meghalaya, the falls are one of the most beautiful and grand waterfalls in the country. Tucked in between the evergreen rainforest of the Khasi Hill and flowing with all its majesty and might, the falls plunges into a lagoon that is as blue as the afternoon sky.

4. Krem Liat Prah Cave

Krem Liat Prah Cave

96 km
from city center
4 out of 7
Places To Visit in Mawsynram

Located in Mawsynram, Krem Liat Prah, also known as the "Cave of the Stone" in Khasi, stands as one of Meghalaya's most spectacular natural wonders. This expansive limestone cave system, renowned as one of the longest in the Indian subcontinent, offers an awe-inspiring experience for adventurous travelers.

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5. Day Trip to Cherrapunjee

Day Trip to Cherrapunjee
3.1 /5

15 km
from city center
5 out of 7
Places To Visit in Mawsynram

Nestled in Meghalaya's East Khasi Hills, Cherrapunji offers a captivating day trip from Mawsynram, situated about 80 kilometers away. Renowned for its stunning landscapes and record-breaking rainfall, Cherrapunji boasts cascading waterfalls, mist-covered valleys, and lush greenery. Visitors can explore iconic attractions such as Nohkalikai Falls and living root bridges, immersing themselves in the region's rich natural beauty and cultural heritage.

6. Mawsmai Caves

Mawsmai Caves
Top Attraction 3.5 /5

16 km
from city center
6 out of 7
Places To Visit in Mawsynram

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.

7. Mawsmai Falls

Mawsmai Falls
Top Attraction 3.5 /5

17 km
from city center
7 out of 7
Places To Visit in Mawsynram

The Nohsngithiang Falls, located at a distance of about 4km from Cherrapunjee, is one of the tallest waterfalls in India and a major tourist spot in Cherrapunjee. Since it is situated in the Mawsmai village of the East Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya, it is also known as Mawsmai Falls. The Nohsngithiang Falls falls from a height of about 1033 feet, segmented into seven different sections, giving it the epithet of Seven Sister Waterfalls.

FAQs on Mawsynram

How can I commute within Mawsynram?

Getting around Mawsynram is not very difficult. Cabs and jeeps are available for convenient travel. They can be used for sightseeing and going to tourist attractions. The cabbies know the place well and can take you to around the town safely and comfortably.
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How much does a package cost for Mawsynram?

The packages for Mawsynram start at INR 5799 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

Can you suggest an itinerary for Mawsynram?

Relax in the morning and drink the hot Kwai and start up to your trip in another hour. Gear up and reach your first destination which is Mawsmai Falls, 17 km away from City Center. After that follow the decreasing order of distance with destinations. Next visit Mawsmai caves, Cherapunjee, Nohkalikai Waterfall, and Mawlyngbna located at 16,15,11 and 8 km respectively from the city center. In between these destinations do not forget to encounter varied variety of flora and unique rock formations at botanical garden and Dwarksuid respectively. If started early in the morning each of these destinations can be covered in a single day. If you want you can skip on to either of the waterfalls as both will give you the same treat to your eyes.
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