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Mawlynnong Waterfall

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Address: | Mawlynnong Village, Mawlynnong, India
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Cleanest Village Naturally Beauty

A place away from the world with natural beauty. Breath fresh oxygen. Relax and listen to birds, winds trees etc.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Vivek P
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A place away from the world with natural beauty. Breath fresh oxygen. Relax and listen to birds, winds trees etc.

Thank Vivek P
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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26 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

the Govt. of Meghalaya simply over emphasised this place to develop local economy. have any one seen all the villages of Asia? utterly rubbish! they are just waiting to cut your throat as soon as you step in Mawlynnong- poor food quality.. veg thali @ 100/- , ordinary fish @ 70/-...... and all the way parking fees of rs 50,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

Its over 2 hour drive from Shillong. Touted as the cleanest village in Asia - which is plain rubbish. Have seen cleaner villages all over southeast asia and in china. It was hot in October around 35 deg C. Waterfall is just an ordinary fall but come here to see the living root bridges - This alone is worth the... More 

Thank rubenmat
Shillong, India
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Visited with family. Villagers keep the surroundings clean. lots of fruit trees and flowers here. Little guest houses and home stays are also present. Loved it here. Although was quite hot here even in month of oct.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

Mawlynnong is about 78 km from Shillong and the road trip takes about 2 hours towards the Bangladesh border. We found the place hotter than Shillong and visited the waterfall after walking through Riwai village. The waterfalls has decent amount of water flowing and we had to pay RS 10 to the village authorities to see this rather average waterfalls.... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

It was a great experience but do check water level but the root bridge nearby is a CANNOT be missed destination

Thank Artnavy
Nagaland, India
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Visit to Shillong would be incomplete if one does not visit this cute little village approx 90 kms away from Shillong. The journey to this place itself adds to the fun of visiting this village. Its supposed to be the Asia's Cleanest Village. Though I will say the suitable attribute of this village is that its a Natural Garden Village... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Supposedly the "cleanest village", Mawlynnong provides a whole lot of opportunities for the traveler to explore. Visit the village, trek to the living root bridge/falls and also walk over the bamboo skywalk - all experiences are great!

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Guwahati, India, Asia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

A good place for visit as it is a clean and planned village at long distance from Shillong .the journey is very existing and every body can enjoyed the journey. The tree bridge is a very nice one to see but the steps are very sleeper and not suitable for old person.there are many food hut to eat at lunch... More 

1 Thank manashdas13
Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Enjoyed the drive there and the views are stunning. A great concept village and I hope other villages in this region follow suit !!

Thank jsethu

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