#1 of 3 Places to Visit in Dawki
At a distance of 1 km from Dawki Market, Umngot is a small river that flows through Dawki in the East Jaintia Hills of Meghalaya. Also known as Dawki River, it is one of the pleasant places to visit in Meghalaya and among the prime places to visit in Dawki.
Situated near the Indo-Bangladesh border, Umngot River is the cleanest river that flows in India. Umngot River marks the separation between Ri Pnar of Jaintia Hills and Hima Khyrim of Khasi Hills over which hangs a single span suspension bridge. Built in 1932 by the British, the bridge can accommodate only one vehicle at a time and acts as a gateway to neighboring Bangladesh.
Umngot River is a prime fishing spot for both Indian and Bangladeshi fishermen. The river not only flows through green ambience but also shines like silver. Also, boating in the crystal clear water is an experience of lifetime. The ride starts from the border point and went up the river till a small island type place where there were boulders all over .....
#2 of 3 Places to Visit in Dawki
At a distance of 1 km from Dawki Market, Jaflong Zero Point is a border point located at Dawki in Meghalaya. Situated at the India-Bangladesh border, it is one of the top places to visit in Dawki.
Zero Point is the international border point where River Dawki, also known as Umngot River, crosses India and enters into Bangladesh. At Zero Point, there would be Indian border security guards who keep the eye over any unforeseen circumstances ensuring the security of the border and visitors. One can see Bangladesh and people on the other side from this point. Jaflong is popular for its stone accumulations and is home to the Khasi clan.
Timings: 8 AM - 4 PM
#3 of 3 Places to Visit in Dawki
At a distance of 9 km from Dawki, Burhill Waterfall is a scenic waterfall situated near Dawki in Meghalaya. It is one of the scenic waterfalls in Meghalaya and among the best places to experience Dawki Tourism.
Burhill Waterfalls is located on Dawki - Riwai Road. It is an ideal place for nature lovers as it is situated amidst the thick wooded hills. With milky white water, the streams flows into a river in the Sylhet borders of Bangladesh. It is difficult to go near the waterfall but one can have great views and take some snaps from the bridge built over it.
Timings: 6 AM - 5 PM
Dawki can be visited all throughout the year. However, November to May is the best time to visit Dawki when the weather is cool and perfect for sightseeing.
Dawki usually takes one full day to visit the most popular tourist places. Dawki can be mixed with near by wonderful places like Shillong, Cherrapunji, Jowai, and Mawsynram by adding few additional days to your trip.
Budget of Dawki trip depends on the trip duration and category of hotel you choose for your stay along with the kind of vehicle you prefer. Dawki tour packages offered by Trawell.in start from as low as INR 6300 per person for a 2D/1N trip and from INR 9150 per person for 3D/2N vacation.
Ensure to cover most important places to visit in Dawki like Umngot River, Jaflong Zero Point, Burhill Falls, etc. Shillong which is 82 km from Dawki and one can visit Dawki as a day trip from Shillong.