6 Tourist Destinations to visit in Cherrapunji

Cherrapunji located at an approx altitude of 4,500 feet is a popular tour destination for travelers visiting the state of Meghalaya. Cherapunji is also known as Sohra by the locals who lived there. Cherrapunji is one of the wettest places on Earth with lush green rain forests and valleys.

Cherrapunji has often been credited as being the wettest place on Earth, but for now nearby Mawsynram currently holds that distinction. Cherrapunji still holds the all-time record for the most rainfall in a calendar month and in a year.

6 Tourist Destinations to visit in Cherrapunji

1. Wakaba Falls ( Tour Destinations Around Cherapunji / Sohra )
The red stone cliffs and greenary from the background of this water falls which is situated in the Khasi Hills of Cherrapunji and famous among tourists sightseeing the place. Tourists have to walk a short trek of about 400 feet to visit the Wakaba waterfalls which is a tiered waterfalls with captivating natural beauty around it.

2. Mawlynnong Village ( Tour Destinations Around Cherapunji / Sohra )
The village of Mawlynnong was awarded as Asia’s cleanest village but little do you know about the beauty it holds! The picturesque village of Mawlynnong near Cherrapunji promoted extensively by Cherrapunjee tourism is also known as ‘God’s own garden’. The village is managed completely by the villagers residing in it who toil hard to keep the place looking fresh and clean. All in all the cleanliness, and beauty of the Mawlynnong village makes you feel like you are in paradise.

3. Dainthlen Waterfall ( Tour Destinations Around Cherapunji / Sohra )
The Dainthlen Waterfalls is one of the most popular tourist places you can visit while in Cherrapunji. Tourists can see natural rock carvings near the waterfalls which narrate the story of a ‘thlen’ or a python which was killed at the top of the waterfalls in ancient times. Other than the legend, the Dainthlen water falls itself is filled with picturesque natural beauty.

4. Mawsmai Cave ( Tour Destinations Around Cherapunji / Sohra )
Around a distance of 6 kilometers from Cherapunji in the Jaintia Hills of Meghalaya, you can visit the Mawsmai cave which is the longest cave in India. The stalactites and stalagmites caves have innumerable forms, shapes and sizes inside leaving one to imagine as many life forms as possible. The Mawsmai Cave is among one of the most accessible caves in India and a must-visit places to visit while in Cherrapunji. The 150 m long cave is an ideal place for those of you who are interested in the magnificent world of caving.

5. Mawsmai Falls ( Tour Destinations Around Cherapunji / Sohra )
The Mawsmai Falls which is also known as the Nohsngithiang Falls or the Seven Sisters Waterfalls are a beautiful seven-segmented fall. The Mawsmai falls plunges over the top of limestone cliffs of the Khasi Hills only during the rainy season. In full spate, the segments stretch most of the way along the cliff. The waterfalls get illuminated by the sun and the vibrant colors of the setting sun on the waterfalls makes it beautiful.

6. Mawkdok Dympep Valley View
The Mawkdok Dympep Valley View located at the beginning of the Sohra circuit is a compulsory stopover for tourists traveling to Cherrapunji. The viewpoint is a short walk down the road and offers endless panoramas of the verdant valley. It’s a breathtaking sight, especially in the monsoons when the clouds play hide and seek. The state forest department has made a view-point at this valley from where you can enjoy and appreciate the natural beauty the valleypresents to you. Tourists have to walk down a number of steps to reach the valley.

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