Visit Mawlynnong Waterfalls in Mawlynnong Village: Voted As Asia’s Cleanest Village, Along With The Title Of “God’s Own Garden” (2023)
Visit Mawlynnong Waterfalls
Shillong, a hill station in Northeastern part of India is known for its beautiful rolling hills, and because of that, it was referred as Scotland of the East by the Britishers. The scenic beauty of the mountains and waterfalls make for a spellbinding view.
Mawlynnong waterfalls are one such incredible tourist destinations. The majestic waterfalls through the lush greens are a delight to watch. The ambience created by the water falling from a height and the surroundings is a highly refreshing and rejuvenating experience and soothes the mind and soul. The waterfalls are located in the Mawlynnong village, which was voted as Asia’s cleanest village, along with the title of “God’s Own Garden”. The beautiful orchids surrounding that area is one of the most stunning views and is a very popular spot for photography. It is well connected to both the towns Shillong and Cherrapunji with almost the same distance from both ends.
Best Time To Visit Mawlynnong Waterfalls – June-September
Time required – 1-2 hours
3 Remarkable Places To Visit Around The Mawlynnong Waterfalls:
- Skyview Point Bangladesh – A sky-high viewpoint that offers a panoramic view of the beautiful plains of Bangladesh. The height of the structure is around 80 feet and is made of Bamboos. It takes some time to climb the ladders and reach the spot. However, the splendid green surroundings will make the experience worth it.
- Balancing Rock of Mawlynnong – It is one of the most visited places in Mawlynnong is a natural attraction for tourists. A giant rock that stands at a strange angle on another rock. A weird fence encloses the rock which has remained unaffected by cyclone or storm for ages. You will find a lot of bamboo plantation around the rock. Timings: 6 AM – 5 PM
- Living Root Bridge Mawlynnong – Living Root bridges are one of the most incredible natural human-made wonders. It is also known as Jingmaham Living Root Bridge; this single decker bridge is hundreds of years old made by the aerial roots of Rubber trees. The roots keep growing out as long as the tree is healthy. The roots take time to get thick and by using stones, bamboo and other items the bridge is made stronger. These unique bridges serve as the only way for villagers to cross the river stream.