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Top 9 Beautiful Waterfalls in Meghalaya, Must Visit

Tripiwiki : 21 Oct 2021
Meghalaya the 'home of clouds' has some of the thickest surviving forests in the country. Meghalaya offers many adventure tourism opportunities in the form of mountaineering, rock climbing, trekking and hiking, water sports etc. Cherrapunjee is one of the most popular tourist spots in North East of India which receives record rainfall every year. It also home to some of the breathtaking waterfalls in the country.

Following are the Top 9 Beautiful Waterfalls in Meghalaya, Must Visit

Bishop Falls, Beadon Falls, East Khasi (1 out of 9 places to visit in East Khasi)

The Bishop Falls is located in Shillong, in the Indian state of Meghalaya. It is the 22nd highest waterfalls in India. Beadon Falls is one of the twin cascades situated amidst dense forestation in Shillong's picturesque Suna Valley.

Cherrapunjee, Cherrapunji, East Khasi Hills (2 out of 9 places to visit in East Khasi Hills)

Cherrapunji also know as Sohra is subdivisional town in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya, India. Cherrapunji holds the all-time record for the most rainfall in a calendar month and in a year. Cherrapunji is one of the most wettest place on Earth, next to Mawsynram currently holds that top place. Cherrapunji home to many spectacular waterfalls, lakes and historical double decker living root bridge. Cherrapunjee is 54km from state capital city Shillong.

Krang Shuri Waterfall (3 out of 9 places to visit in West Jaintia Hills)

The Krang Shuri Waterfalls is popular beautiful waterfall, located about 30 kms from Jowai in the district of West Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya, India.

Kynrem Falls (4 out of 9 places to visit in East Khasi)

The Kynrem Falls is stunning waterfall located near Cherrapunji in East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya, India. It is an three-tiered waterfall covering a height of 305 m and is the 7th highest waterfalls in India. The base of the falls passes through the motorable road that goes all the way to Bangladesh and a small bridge provides movement for vehicles and people across this waterfall. Kynrem Falls is located at 16km from Cherrapunjee, 70km from Shillong.

Langshiang Falls (5 out of 9 places to visit in West Khasi)

The Langshiang Falls is located near the village of Sangriang, in West Khasi Hills district in the Indian state of Meghalaya. Langshiang Falls in Meghalaya are presumed to be the third highest waterfall in India. They are formed as a result of confluence of two streams of Kynshi river. The river splits into two and falls from a height of 1106 feet into a deep gorge in the dense forest of the West Khasi Hills. The lush green surrounding of the region is gaining popularity gradually among the tourists. Langshiang Falls is located at a approx 4km from Sangriang village, 17km from Nongstoin, 106km from Shillong, 200km from Guwahati.

Nohkalikai Waterfalls (6 out of 9 places to visit in East Khasi Hills)

Breathtaking Nohkalikai Falls located near Cherrapunjee in East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya, India is the tallest plunge waterfall in India. Falling from a height of 1,100 ft, this fall is a great attraction of Cherrapunjee which is one of the wettest place on earth. The ideal time to visit Nohkalikai is during the monsoon season, when the falls are at its most spectacular. Located at 7km from Cherrapunjee , 55km from Shillong the state capital.

Rainbow Falls (7 out of 9 places to visit in East Khasi Hills)

Rainbow falls is a serene waterfalls located near Nongriat village in Cherrapunji, Meghalaya.

Seven Sisters Falls, Nohsngithiang Falls, East Khasi Hills (8 out of 9 places to visit in East Khasi Hills)

Famous Seven-segmented waterfall also called Seven Sisters Falls or Nohsngithiang Falls is located near Mawsmai village in East Khasi Hills of Meghalaya, India. The water falls from a height of 1,033 making it one of the tallest waterfalls in India. Located at just 5km from Cherrapunjee one of the wettest place on earth which receives record rainfall. Its approximately 58km from state capital city Shillong.

Sweet Falls, Kshaid Weitden, East Khasi (9 out of 9 places to visit in East Khasi)

Sweet Falls is a beautiful waterfall located in near Shillong in East Khasi district of Meghalaya, India. Falls is about 315 ft in height. It is often termed as the "most beautiful" yet "most dangerous" waterfall in Shillong. The destination is accessible via road. However, tourists are prohibited to go close to the waterfall due the poor route and treacherous nature of the fall. Sweet Falls is located at approx 11km from Shillong.


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