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Address: Mawphlang Village, Mawphlang Block, Shillong, India
Phone Number: 9856455948
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Beautiful trail amidst the mountains and a river

The route starts from a village 22 km from Shillong(attached the map of the route) and you'll complete it at a different point. Its better to have an own vehicle. There is a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
ambrishl l
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The route starts from a village 22 km from Shillong(attached the map of the route) and you'll complete it at a different point. Its better to have an own vehicle. There is a charge of 200 Rs per group to do the trek. Its highly recommended you hire a guide who charge (1200 bucks) if I remember correctly. The trek... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We went on a family trek on this trail (me, my wife and daughter - 10 years at this time) about a month back. The trail is ~ 16 km. Fairly easy trail with only one or two places where it climbs. The views are breathtaking, and very beautiful. When we went, the along the entire length of the trail,... More 

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Navi Mumbai, India
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600 reviews
314 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 357 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Nature lovers paradise, finest place for trekking, amidst of nature. Path is not easy, recommended to go with local guide, as language is the barrier.

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1 Thank Deepankar B
Meghalaya, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Exceptionally beautiful 16 km trail, right in the lap of nature, hill, forest, natural water crossings, treks, beautiful sun, wild flowers, chirping birds and cool breeze...what more one can ask for. Its an easy to moderately difficult trail. One must hire a local guide and have a clear idea of route to attempt this trail. Strongly recommended for any one... More 

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Shillong, India
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

The place is easy to reach from Shillong, can be completed in 4-5 hours on an average pace and has very good views all along.

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India
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168 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Went there in group, was my first trek, is about 14-16 km long, its really good to be there along with friends. Need a full day

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

An old trekking route and one of the most popular trekking routes in Meghalaya, David Scott Trail Shillong has been named after David Scott, a British office. The officer discovered this route in the first half of 1800s in the form of a mule track for travelling from Assam to Bangladesh. This route spread in over 100 km and takes... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

I have walked the David Scott Trail every year for half a decade now. Originally 16kms long, shortcuts have now lopped off 3 or 4 kms. We used to trek from Mawphlang to Lad Mawphlang, but i recommend you do it the other way round. Just beyond Lad Mawphlang, the trail has been severely affected by limestone mining. Whole hills... More 

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Haryana, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

It is like a small narrow way between two mountains but i is not a way,lush green area below to see and natural scene

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West Bengal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

This is famous trekking place. This one-day route extends up to 16 km. and takes just four hours to trek. Throughout the trail, trekkers are greeted by breathtaking vistas of mountainous streams, gurgling waterfalls, sprawling meadows, forest groves and traditional Khasi villages.I didn't trek there but saw the place..you will have to go there for finding the place..

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