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Must Visit Waterfalls of the Meghalaya

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Must visit waterfalls Meghalaya

An adventure is – travelling to the misty wonders of the hills and valleys… and this secluded and majestic wonderland of the north-east’s Meghalaya needs no introduction for its natural beauty. One cannot argue the fact that it has some of the most beautiful waterfalls to lay eyes on with mesmerizing valleys and verdant hillocks. The land best described as an Abode of Clouds, Meghalaya houses some spellbound waterfalls that are something not to miss. This blog here gives you an insight on some of the must visit waterfalls of Meghalaya and you have to trust us with this list.

Seven Sisters Waterfall

Seven Sisters Waterfall

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Situated at one of the wettest places in the world, Cherrapunji, Seven Sisters Waterfall is truly a sight to behold. Cherrapunji that holds some earthy smell and its rich flora and fauna, tall trees brush against each other when the wind gale, and ample stretch of the deep forest are enough to fall in love with this place. Amidst such scenic beauty, the Seven Sisters Waterfall is like a crown that catches the eye of every visitor. Who says monsoon is not a good time to sightsee, because the best season to visit Cherrapunji is in the monsoon falls exclusively.

Speaking of the falls, one magnetic and uninterrupted wonders of nature cascade in this terrain, the Seven Sisters Waterfall separates in seven different streams. Its cascading water slides side to side giving it a unique charm, the lush greenery surrounding of the hills help to make the fall even more breathtaking bountiful. You not only get a divine experience of an illusory sight of the falls but also the plains of Bangladesh, now that’s one beauty not to miss!

Good time to visit:

Best time to see the gushing falls would be in the months of June to September with temperature up to 16 degree celsius but if you are a summer loving hippie, enjoy a pleasant climate up to 23 degrees celsius between three short months of March to May, and to experience cold, Cherrapunji invites you in the months of November to February to celebrate a season of pleasant climate when the temperature can drop from 5 to 15 degree C.

Where to unpack:

Being a popular tourist destination, Cherrapunji occupies some charming guest houses- you can scroll through some options like the La Kupar, Halari Restaurant & Lodging is another option for budget seekers or even Eco Park Guest House.

Shillong being just an hour and half drive, you have unlimited options to lodge in the capital as well. The department of tourism offers some nestled cottages for your stay.

To and fro:

Meghalaya is widely connected from Assam and you can avail many local or pre-paid taxis to Cherrapunji. You can either get a taxi from Paltan Bazaar in Guwahati or pre-paid taxi from the airport. If you like the idea of hop on and off, you can also avail a taxi via Shillong from Police Bazaar and Polo grounds.

Airport - Guwahati airport is the closest about 181 kilometres.

Dainthlen Falls

Dainthlen Falls

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Dain Thlen is situated near Cherrapunji in Sohra, legend has it that, the fall derived its name from a gigantic serpent that dwelt in a cave. For all the destruction the snake contrived, the people destroyed the serpent in order to get rid of the corruption, greed and evil. To this day, you can notice natural rock carvings about the occurrence when the snake was killed which draws the visitors to see the spitting image of the serpent. Hence the name struck Dain Thlen which is located in Sohra, one of Khasi hill states.

What’s interesting is not just the waterfall or the legend but how it is maintained; the edges of the fall are fenced with iron railings. You can witness the gushing of the waterfall not from below but above. The scenic landscape are often secluded with misty floating clouds making it a charming destination, if you are lucky you may even get a chance to see a rainbow after rains. Nevertheless, the bewitching refinement and seduction of the place cannot be described in mere flowery language. You got to visit to believe.

Good time to visit:

To visit the falls the best season is monsoon, as the water level rises and you get to see water gushing down the rocks. Monsoons fall in the months of June to September, if you simply want to induce the nature then the months of October to February is best or you can even venture the summers in the hills of mist and wonder.

Where to unpack:

Some notable guest houses in this region are D-Cloud Guest House, Saimika Resort. Shillong being just an hour and half drive, you have unlimited options to lodge in the capital as well. The department of tourism offers some nestled cottages for your stay.

To and fro:

Meghalaya is widely connected from Assam and you can avail many local or pre-paid taxis to Sohra from Shillong. You can get taxis from Shillong’s Police Bazaar outside the MTDC complex and Polo grounds. Buses are available from MTC Bus Terminus.

Airport - Guwahati airport is the closest about 181 kilometres.

Kynrem Falls

Kynrem Falls

In the midst of the Khasi hills surrounded by breathtaking landscapes and serene terrains of Meghalaya lies the Kynrem Falls flowing downstream about 305 meters. The three-levelled waterfall is situated about 12 kilometres from Cherrapunji inside the Thangkharang Park. Kynrem Waterfall sprinkles water as you look in amaze; this very waterfall is regarded as the 7th highest waterfalls in India.

One of the attractions you can see is the Pillar Rock locally known as the Khoh Ramhah or Mothorp, having many names it is popularly called as Shiva Rock by few. A spellbound rock that is shaped as a giant cone is situated besides the Khon Ramharare. Looking beyond the plains of the Bangladesh, this high abode’s mystic wonder is one beauty not to miss in this lifetime. The clouds from the plains ascend and pass through the hilly meadows of rocks and trees.

Good time to visit:

To visit the falls the best season is monsoon, as the water level rises and you get to see water gushing down the rocks. Monsoons are in the months of June to September, if you simply want to induce the nature then the months of October to February is best or you can even venture the summers in the hills of mist and wonder.

Where to unpack:

Cherrapunji occupies some charming guest houses- you can scroll through some options like the La Kupar, Halari Restaurant & Lodging is another option for budget seekers or even Eco Park Guest House. The department of tourism offers some nestled cottages for your stay.

To and fro:

Kynrem Falls is located about 12 kilometres from Cherrapunji, and you can get taxis from Cherrapunji to the waterfall located inside the Thangkharang Park. You can also get taxis from Shillong Police Bazaar outside the MTDC complex and Polo grounds. Buses are available from MTC Bus Terminus. Meghalaya is widely connected from Assam’s Guwahati and you can avail many local or pre-paid taxis from the plains as well.

Airport - Guwahati airport is the closest about 181 kilometres.

Elephant falls

Elephant falls

The outskirts of Shillong is filled with beauty beyond any doubt, the hills and valleys and curvy roads lead us to the Elephant Falls located 12 kilometres from the main city. The name was given by a British officer because an elephant like rock was spotted beside the fall. The given name by the local is ‘Ka Kshaid Lai Pateng Khohsiew’ meaning ‘Three Steps Waterfalls’ and why is because the uniqueness of the Elephant falls rests in the fact that the falls comes in three noticeable slot following in succession to one another.

A rainy season is always preferred by the season photographers, the fall set in small adieu of scrub with graceful surroundings which results best to everyone to visit. You can either go on a round trip hopping around the ranges of Meghalaya or take a taxi from Shillong to witness the Elephant Fall.

Good time to visit:

To visit the falls the best season is monsoon, as the water level rises and you get to see water gushing down the rocks. Monsoons are in the months of June to September, if you simply want to induce the nature then the months of October to February is best or you can even venture the summers in the hills of mist and wonder.

Where to unpack:

Shillong occupies some charming guest houses- you can scroll through some options like their-Kynjai, Hotel Centre Point etc. The department of tourism offers some nestled cottages for your stay.

To and fro:

Elephant Falls is located about 12 kilometres from Shillong, and you can get taxis to and from the waterfall. You can also get taxis from Shillong Police Bazaar outside the MTDC complex and Polo grounds. Buses are available from MTC Bus Terminus. Meghalaya is widely connected from Assam’s Guwahati and you can avail many local or pre-paid taxis from the plains as well.

Airport - Guwahati airport is the closest about 181 kilometres.

Langshiang Falls

Langshiang Falls

This heaven on earth waterfall is located in Meghalaya’s pristine village Sangriang, a trip to this abode takes about 3 to 4 hours from Shillong, which is about 102 kilometres away. The Langshiang fall has a height of about 1160 ft and it stands with poise and beauty. This striking falls can be observed from the village of Mawpon near Sangriang and one has to trek to Nongkhnum River Island first and then proceed to reach the location of the falls.

This waterfall is noted to be the highest waterfall and thus it offers beautiful picture perfect candid moment for shutterbugs.

Flowing in the midst of the abundant green deep ravine, a beautiful picture that is valued by all is here in the Langshiang Fall.

Good time to visit:

To visit the falls the best season is monsoon, as the water level rises and you get to see water gushing down the rocks. Monsoons are in the months of June to September, if you simply want to induce the nature then the months of October to February is best or you can even venture the summers in the hills of mist and wonder.

Where to unpack:

Shillong occupies some charming guest houses- you can scroll through some options like their-Kynjai, Hotel Centre Point etc. The department of tourism offers some nestled cottages for your stay.

To and fro:

Langshiang Fall is located about 102 kilometres from Shillong, and you can get taxis to and from the waterfall. You can also get taxis from Shillong Police Bazaar outside the MTDC complex and Polo grounds. Buses are available from MTC Bus Terminus. Meghalaya is widely connected from Assam states and you can avail many local or pre-paid taxis from the plains as well.

Airport - Guwahati airport is the closest about 181 kilometres.

Bishop and Beadon Falls

Beadon Falls

This twin waterfall Bishop and Beadon is situated in the city of Shillong. The fall down rush from spinach green hill of the Meghalayan region, it gives quite an unparallel sight. The two falls has two dissimilar views, Beadon fall has rough edges and rocky hills and stones while the Bishop has a flawless stream cascading down like a silky cloth.

The Bishop Waterfall is around 450 ft in height, which is the 22nd highest in the country. A scenic place to enjoy picnic and witness some spectacular sights as you munch and play around the fair grounds.

Good time to visit:

To visit the falls the best season is monsoon, as the water level rises and you get to see water gushing down the rocks. Monsoons are in the months of June to September, if you simply want to induce the nature then the months of October to February is best or you can even venture the summers in the hills of mist and wonder.

Where to unpack:

Shillong occupies some charming guest houses- you can scroll through some options like their-Kynjai, Hotel Centre Point etc. The department of tourism offers some nestled cottages for your stay.

To and fro:

Bishop and Beadon Fall are located about 12 kilometres from Shillong, and you can get taxis to and from the waterfall. You can also get taxis from Shillong Police Bazaar outside the MTDC complex and Polo grounds. Buses are available from MTC Bus Terminus. Meghalaya is widely connected from Assam and you can avail many local or pre-paid taxis from the plains as well.

Airport - Guwahati airport is the closest about 181 kilometres.

Point to Remember:

Meghalaya Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) avail buses from MTC Bus Terminus in Police Bazaar. These buses leave Shillong every morning at 8:00am. The tickets have to be booked in prior from MTDC Ticket booking Counters opposite MTDC Complex which are open from 7am onwards.

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Abhishek Gurung is a writer whose passion for food and travel is an unending affair. He likes going on treks and camping in the woods, loves exploring forts and architecture, he is a cycle enthusiast who likes to contribute something to the environment, travel photography and videography is another interest as he sees life in a cinematic point of view. He likes the idea of living in offbeat destination where the mode of communication is to interact with each other. Coming from Nagaland, he has visited some beautiful valleys and remote villages and appreciates nature as it is and as it should be.


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