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“Not that great” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Elephant Falls

Elephant Falls
Shillong, India
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Ranked #5 of 49 things to do in Shillong
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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“Not that great”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Not that big a waterfall. There was very little water falling down and that too from a very short height. Not sure if it was due to lack of rain. To people who are used to waterfalls, this place is avoidable.

Visited April 2014
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“a good place, well maintained.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

a decent waterfall with nicely constructed walkway so that it is safe for everybody. Good photo-opportunities. The entire location is clean with nice loos. A small bit of shopping opportunity. If you are looking for handicrafts, it is as well to buy it here than in Shillong as the prices are a bit more reasonable.

Visited March 2014
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“Nice trek and waterfall”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Trekking was fun .. nice waterfall, water in the fall was less because of summer.. one might require 30-45 mins in total to just visit and take pictures here .. will come back during monsoon ...

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Thiruvalla, India
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“Beauty at its best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Wonderful 3 step falls, all unique and different. in the midst of forest. There were too many tourists around, but you cant help it. Inspite of it, the place was clean. The bird life around it was also great

Visited March 2014
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Kathmandu, Nepal
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“Not Natural and dirty”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The falls are basically a drain from the Indian Air Force compound. The water is dirty and smells bad (this was low water season). The whole walk down is fenced and regulations are printed every where. At the bottom is a small pool of water that is swept clean with a large broom still it is green and slimy. There must be better places.

Visited March 2014
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