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All reviews three steps three levels nice waterfall climb down beautiful fall rainy season elderly people water flow few steps souvenir shops tourist spot nice place sight seeing worth a visit shillong city natural beauty must visit place
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Good waterfall in three vertically natural steps, though a bit tiring for elderly. Request to the governing body to combine it with the adjacent amusement park to add more value to the overall experience.

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Elephant Falls expecting only trickles of water since monsoon had ended but we're pleasantly surprised to see a water fall in full flow, that too at three levels, like three falls. We had originally planned to skip it and were glad not...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Closest falls to Shillong City. Nice feeling of a shaded area with flowing water. Level three pond is disappointing.

Date of experience: November 2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good to see this type of falls, unfortunately that time was not too much tourist due to off season of tourism.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mohammad I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Must see waterfall in shillong...easily reachable...it is a 3 step waterfall...3rd step is very beautiful

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Shillong78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is the closest to Shillong city rest of them are at a distance. So even if one comes to Shillong for a day, this is the first place one must visit. Very nice view of water fall

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Shoeb M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yeah, they’ve pretty much caged the waterfall from all angles (although I believe it is for the best interest of the wildlife within itself) and you can’t go close to it. The viewing areas still produce magnificent view of the levels of this waterfall. The...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Anik_Rahman
Reviewed October 14, 2019

juts 5 kms from shillong you will experience this beautiful place,October and summer seasons is better.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank charlesjohnsons
Reviewed October 11, 2019

Three stage waterfall as you walk down inside a cover of trees feels so nice and exhilarating . Hear the sounds of water flowing.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank yesarar
Reviewed October 9, 2019

If you are in Shillong this is the must visit place. There are 3 steps waterfall and the last one is the best. When you are going down go to the bottom or third waterfall first then come back up. P.S. you need to climb...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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August 19, 2019|
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Response from titochiko | Reviewed this property |
A single day trip if you start early is sufficient. Next day go for cherapunjee for a day trip. Third day can be off route trip to the clean lake
July 22, 2019|
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Response from chandrikachoudhury18 | Reviewed this property |
There are many hotels in Police Bazar according to your budget. Please check in your google hotels in Shillong according to your budget.
November 17, 2018|
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Response from HOMPRS | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is ample space on the way to the falls and near the falls as well. But its better to have your food near the market area. As the fall area should remain clean.