Meghalaya means “the abode of clouds” in Sanskrit. The state is located in the northeastern part of the country and is the hill town of Shillong. The state is guarded by state of Assam to north and northeast by Bangladesh to the south. It is a hilly retreat with mesmerizing landscapes and picturesque beauty. Every one of us have heard and studied about the beauty of East Indian states but when you actually visit the place that’s when you witness the beauty of the State. The unveiling beauty of Meghalaya will take make you go awe and you will never wish to leave the place. The place offers you a dozen of places where you can go for sightseeing, secondly when it comes to food you cannot miss out on the mouthwatering dishes offered by the state and thirdly the waterfalls which are the main attractions of the entire state.

Scenic Waterfalls Of MeghalayaWhile on an escapade to this cloudy heaven, no one can argue over the fact that it is home to some enchanting waterfalls still to be explored. With eye-soothing natural beauty and pleasant weather will make you fall for this destination. Scroll down and read about some of the most splendid waterfalls in Meghalaya.

Elephant Falls

This fall is referred as ‘Ka Kshaid Lai Pateng Khohsiew’ by the local people that mean three step waterfalls and is located in Shillong. It is one of the absolute beauties of the state. Water descending downwards from the rocks and then falling into the beautiful river is an eye catching beauty which will take away your heart. The waterfall looks more beautiful during the monsoon seasons and also because it is nestled between the lush green dense forests. You can do trekking at the waterfall in which you are required to reach the bottoms following 200 stops and also you can enjoy shopping at the shops which sell beautiful antiques and other items and are located at the main gate.

Kynrem Falls

It is one of the highest waterfalls of Meghalaya with water descending from the height of about 1003feet. It is also counted as the 7th highest waterfall of India. This mesmerizing waterfall is nestled between the lush green forests of Khasi Hills and Kynrem Falls. The best time to witness the fall’s beauty is after the monsoons end that is during the winter seasons. The other major attraction of this place is the Pillar Rock which gives an amazing view of the falls.

Langshiang Falls

Though not a very popular waterfall but it gives a mesmerizing view since it is nestled between the lush green trees and beautiful hills. It is a picnic spot too where you can enjoy being with your family and friends. This place is perfect for you to relax yourselves and release your stress. Since the waterfall is in a secluded area you won’t be bothered by the crowd and you can enjoy being yourself.

Nonsngithiang Falls

This waterfall is located at a height of 1,033 feet above the sea level. It is also called the Seven Sisters Waterfalls and is located near the Mawsmai village in East Khasi Hills. The cascade of water flowing through the lush green trees amidst the mountains is an amazing view to watch. It is also a very famous picnic spot to enjoy with your family and friends where you can capture some scenic beauties. Due to its height it is also considered one of the 10 highest waterfalls of India.

Bishop And Beadon Falls

The Bishop and Beadon waterfalls is the magnificent falls of Meghalaya which will make you go awe. So, a very amazing fact about the Bishop Fall is that you will witness white foam like water gushing down the rocky hills. Both the falls have a different kind of magical charm and the view will surely cast a spell upon you.

Nohkalikai Waterfall

The waterfall is situated 7km from the Cherapunji district and is considered one of the highest waterfalls. Amidst the lush green mountains and clouds floating over the mountainous region this waterfall has a breath taking view. The fall is a major attraction in the Cherapunji district and will rejuvenate up your soul and also a place where you can seek peace and connect you to your soul while walking through the opaque forest and white waterfalls.

Dainthlen Falls

This fall is situated near Cherrapunji in Sohra where you can witness water gushing of the waterfall not from below but above. The best part about the fall is that apart from being nestled between the lush green mountains you can also witness a rainbow at the waterfall. The best time when you can visit the waterfalls is in the month of monsoon seasons when there is an increase in the water level gushing down. The water is way more than clear and it is quite mesmerizing to watch the view.

Sweet Falls

Located at a height of 315 feet the Sweet falls has one of the mesmerizing views. The waterfall is surrounded by beautiful pine trees and very rich vegetation. The lush green beauty of the place will take away your breath but the fall is also considered one of the deadliest falls because of the number of incidents have been taken place there because of the difficult route towards the waterfall. The big rocky surfaces also make the place a bit slippery.

Rainbow Falls

This fall is one of the best treasures of nature man has ever witnessed with an unveiling beauty and mesmerizing serenity of the fall you will absolutely go crazy. You can enjoy doing a trek down to explore new places and hidden beauties of the nature. The rainbows reflected through the rays striking at the rocks make the fall quite glamorous

Weinia Falls

This fall is an absolute example of natural beauty which is located on the Nongkhnum road. The vapours rising up from the fall and then forming colours of rainbow which will surely have a profound effect on your soul. A short walk to the falls is so refreshing and worth cherishing it. Beautiful birds flying over the fall and the puffy clouds surrounding the fall are more than musing. You should try visiting the fall during the monsoons or between the months of October and February.

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