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Address: Mawphlang Village, Mawphlang Block, Shillong, India
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r u ready for a little bit of trekking

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
RajuBasu
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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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1 Thank RajuBasu
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great and famous trecking root in Mawphlang village,Meghalaya.This is named aftera british soldier.Nice scenic ways.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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1 Thank hungryvagabond
Haryana, India
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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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Thank gahlawat
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Went there couple of years ago. Its a very easy trek and can be done in half a day or by evening if too leisurely a pace. We started at around 10 and were done by the evening despite losing our way in the middle for almost an hour! The trek (or maybe hike) has mountainous paths, rocky riverbanks, tall... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Loved the trek along the meandering hill slopes & valleys, steep in parts, easy in most. It was like being in a JRR Tolkien movie

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1 Thank deepalishirali
Guwahati, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 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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