Sky Walk - History, Timings & Entry Fee


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Distance (From MLSLG): 2 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour

Place Location: Balancing Rock (1 Km)

Transportation Options: Walk/Trek

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 2 km from Mawlynnong Bus Stop, Sky Walk is a viewpoint located at Mawlynnong in East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya. Also known as Nohwet Viewpoint, it is one of the top places visit in Mawlynnong and among the best places to experience Meghalaya Tourism.

Sky Walk is an 85 feet high eco-friendly ladder-like structure that has been made entirely of bamboo poles tied to branches of six trees using jute and bamboo ropes. No nails or any metal has been used in putting the structure together. Visitors have to climb four circular layers of bamboo ladders that stretching across the tree branches. There is a square platform on the top from there one can get the bird's eye view of Mawlynnong village and Bangladesh Plains.

This structure was designed by a local school teacher named Rishop Khongthongreh and now it has become a famous tourist spot in Mawlynnong. The walking path, made of bamboo, is a bit difficult to navigate but when you reach the top, you will be awarded by some amazing and breathtaking views of Indo -Bangladesh Plains. It takes around 30 minutes to climb.

Timings: 8 AM - 5 PM

Entry Fee: Rs. 10 for Person