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David Scott Trail

Address: Mawphlang Village, Mawphlang Block, Shillong, India
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Ranked #3 of 6 Activities in Shillong
Type: Trails, Outdoor Activities
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Type: Trails, Outdoor Activities
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Guwahati, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

A good trekking option for a day trip in the green countryside. The trek can be a little difficult with steep downhill, but trekkers can finally rest beside the stream meandering below at the foothill.

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Guwahati, Assam, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

A tracking experience to be remembered forever. It was a very nice experience. The tracking guide “Erik” was very good . Its a 5 to 6 hour trek through hills and forests and you have to cross a small river. Should take camera, water and some food. If you are planning to go there in rainy seasons don’t forgot to... More 

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Ghaziabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

From Lad Mawphlong to Mawphlong, the trek measures about 14 km (16 km if you follow the trail inherently, and dont take the steeper short-cuts in the later half. The trek crosses two water bodies, the larger being the Umiew. Not an easy walk for the uninitiated. Dont venture alone if for the first time. If taking children, a single... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2011

The David Scott trail can lead a traveler up to the highway to Cherapunjee. Its a 5 and a half hour trek through hills and forests of the Mawphlang block of Shillong. . Its breathtakingly beautiful with dense jungles against the low range of hills. You need to cross nearly four hills and a river to reach the other end.... More 

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