#2 of 4 Places to Visit in Mawsynram

At a distance of 2.5 km from Mawsynram Bus Station, Mawjymbuin Cave is a natural cave situated at Mawsynram village in East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya. It is one of the famous Caves in Meghalaya and among the top places to visit in Mawsynram.

Mawjymbuin cave is a 209 m high natural cave that is made up of calcareous sandstones. Also known as Krem Mawjymbuin, this cave consists of several stalagmites, which are formed as a result of weathering, calcium carbonate deposition and dripping of mineral-enriched liquid. There is a Shiva Linga structure that has been a result of a giant pillar formation and is a natural and accurate formation of the Hindu deity. This formation is the key attraction of this cave and is considered with very high regard. The most interesting fact here is the Shivlinga is constantly bathed in water issuing from a stalactite shaped like a cow's udder.

There are many rift entrances and passages in the cave, some of which are difficult to enter. A .....

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#3 of 4 Places to Visit in Mawsynram

At a distance of 15 km from Mawsynram, Mawlyngbna is a scenic village located in Mawsynram Tehsil of East Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya. It is one of the beautiful places to visit in Meghalaya and among the best places to experience Mawsynram Tourism.

The scenic village of Mawlyngbna is located on a hilltop. This serene village is famous for its rich fossils of animals dating back to 200 million years. Within the village are several natural springs that supply clean fresh water year-round. On the outskirts of the village is a large broadleaf forest which is famous for endangered predaceous pitcher plant. From the hilltop one can witnesses the dramatic sequence of the rolling Khasi hills merging into the Bangladesh plains.

There are also numbers of picturesque waterfalls among which the most notable ones are Um Diengkain and Ar Phalat waterfalls. There is also an adventure park run by Mawlyngbna village community which offers adventure sports like swimming, zip-lining, fishing, .....

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#4 of 4 Places to Visit in Mawsynram

At a distance of 4 km from Mawsynram Bus Station, Khreng Khreng is a vantage point situated at Mawkaphan in Mawsynram village of Meghalaya. It is one of the popular viewpoints in Mawsynram and among the best places to experience Mawsynram Tourism.

The word 'Khreng Khreng' means Cracked Rock in local Khasi language. From the viewpoint, visitors can get the enchanting view of Syntein, the five villages expertise in bamboo handicrafts. Their products gained recognition within the country and at international level as well. From this point one can also see the famous historic hill Lum Iawpaw, Umngi river, Rit Syntein and besides an attractive scenic beauty. This place also offers best view of setting sun.

Timings: 6 AM - 6 PM

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#1 of 4 Places to Visit in Mawsynram

At a distance of 98 km from Guwahati, 377 km from Dhaka, 414 km from Kohima, 420 km from Cooch Behar, 572 km from Siliguri, 594 km from Darjeeling, 631 km from Gangtok and 1116 km from Kolkata, Shillong is a mesmerizing hill station in East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya in India. Shillong is the capital city of Meghalaya as well as the headquarters of East Khasi Hills district. It is one of the most picturesque hill stations in India and among the must include places in your honeymoon tour packages.

Perched at an attitude of 1496 m, Shillong is situated on a plateau bounded by the Umiam gorge on the north, Diengiei Hills on the northwest, and the hills of the Assam valley on the northeast. Shillong Peak is the highest point in Shillong with an altitude of 6449 feet. The city gets its name from the deity Shyllong or Lei Shyllong, who is worshipped at the Shillong Peak. The British fondly called Shillong the 'Scotland of the .....

Distance (From Mawsynram): 60 Kms
Trip Duration (From Mawsynram - Including Travel): 1-2 Days

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Most Asked Questions on Mawsynram

  • What is the best season to visit Mawsynram?

    September to May is the best time to visit Mawsynram when the weather is absolutely pleasant for sightseeing. For those who wish to relish the rains, the monsoon season is the best time to experience Mawsynram.

  • How many days are required to visit Mawsynram?

    Mawsynram usually takes one full day to visit the most popular tourist places. Mawsynram can be mixed with near by wonderful places like Cherrapunji, Shillong, Guwahati and Dawki by adding few additional days to your trip.

  • What is the budget required to visit Mawsynram?

    Budget of Mawsynram trip depends on the trip duration and category of hotel you choose for your stay along with the kind of vehicle you prefer. Mawsynram tour packages offered by Trawell.in start from as low as INR 6100 per person for a 2D/1N trip and from INR 9200 per person for 3D/2N vacation.

  • What are some must visit places & things to do while visiting Mawsynram?

    Ensure to cover most important places to visit in Mawsynram like Mawjymbuin Caves, Mawlyngbna, Khreng Khreng Viewpoint, etc. Shillong which is 60 km from Mawsynram and can be visited along with Mawsynram.