Wettest Place on Earth: Mawsynram | Things to Do in Mawsynram

A rain lover’s paradise, Mawsynram is one of the best tourist attractions of India. The ‘Maw’ in Mawsynram is a Khasi word meaning ‘stone’.


Moreover, it symbolizes the unique megaliths unearthed in the Khasi Hill area. Also, the village is well known for its huge formation of a stalagmite, which takes after the shape of a ‘Shivling’.


Furthermore, the mesmerizing village of Mawsynram is a nature lover’s delight and the perfect destination to behold the beauty of the rains.

1. Cherrapunji

If you are one among the many that come from a place that is hot most of the months in a year, you are sure to love your visit to Cherrapunji even if it is for a few days.


However, Is not being on second wettest place on earth a state of bliss even if it lasts for a short while? Cherrapunji, a scenic town in Meghalaya, is the only place in India to receive rainfall throughout the year.


Moreover, nature not only showers the land with rain round the year but also has been fabulously generous to this place, which is evident from the scenic landscapes here.

2. Mawsmai Caves

The popularity of this cave with domestic tourists translates to sight of sari-clad women stooping through the low passages of the 150m-long natural limestone formation. Moreover, Mawsmai’s tall row of roadside monoliths is as impressive as the cave.

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3. Mawsmai Falls

The Mawsmai Falls is a magnificent waterfall located 1 km to the south of Mawsmai village in the East Khasi Hills district on the way to Cherrapunjee.


Moreover, when it comes to serene landscapes and breath-taking natural wonders, Meghalaya is simply magical.


In fact, its pleasant plateaus streams leave an impression to many thrill seekers and tourists alike.

4. Nohalikalai Falls

Crowned the fifth highest waterfall of India, Nohkalikai is situated about five km from Mawsynram.


Moreover, water falls from a height of 1,000 ft unstoppable from the highest peak to the bottom of the falls making it an exceptional tourist attraction.

5. Mawlyngnba

A village a few picturesque kilometres south of Mawsynram, is located on a hilltop that it shares with three others.

Moreover, from atop the hill, one witnesses the dramatic sequence of the rolling Khasi hills merging into the Bangladeshi plains.


Furthermore, this rain-blessed village, with its warm and friendly people is on the tourist map for its diverse natural features.

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