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Mawphlang Sacred Forest

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Shillong, India
+91 70353 77760
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Beautiful Rain forest.

It is sacred place for Lyngdoh community. In n ancient time it was used for animal sacrifices. One... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rajkot, India
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a wonderland in monsoon

i have never been to forests of amazon but have read a lot about them in childhood,adolescence was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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+91 70353 77760
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is sacred place for Lyngdoh community. In n ancient time it was used for animal sacrifices. One can see place and ruins of old tradition. Now a day no more sacrifices, so not to worry.. Place is REALLY beautiful. It has variety of flora....More

1  Thank ChiragBhanvadia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i have never been to forests of amazon but have read a lot about them in childhood,adolescence was spent in exploring remote stretches of himalayas,traversed length and breadth of several forests but this small patch of forest in khasi hill stands apart,dense canopy of trees...More

2  Thank flirtytraveller
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful Meadows and even more beautiful forest. Got to understand the khasi culture surrounding sacred groves better. Monoliths can also be seen here.

1  Thank Swati S
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Our trip was organized by OM TRAVELS, Guwahati. We visited in early June 2017. It's a short drive (1-1.5hrs) from Shillong city. The journey was very comfortable and scenic. Once you reach this place it's a kind of paradise for nature lovers. The forest is...More

2  Thank Saurabh B
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

This place will make you fall in love with forests, calm, cool, quite beautiful. A must visit for someone who loves nature.

Thank Hardik D
Reviewed 25 July 2017

A short drive away from Shillong, on a road that branches away from the main road to Sohra, the sacred forest at Mawphlang is a must visit for those who like nature, and being amid nothing but a bounty of green forests and surprising flora...More

2  Thank Noshtradamus_IN
Reviewed 10 July 2017

went in june end. lush green. water dripping. mushroom. but guide charge for family of 4 was rs 300 for 20 min trail. too costly. guide are not knowledgeable of flora and fauna or history of forest.

Thank Saket G
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Nice place near to Shillong.. around 1 hour drive.. The huts of all the Khasi Tribes are also good to see..Tea, Boiled Egg, Instant noodles are added attarctions..

Thank Rajarshi16
Reviewed 28 June 2017

It is a small thickly wooded area outside the village which is well kept and treated sacred by the locals.Stories abound about the serene deep green and thick foliage inside the forest.Well,it is a very safe place.A quiet walk along with the local guide,feeling the...More

1  Thank 81anupamm
Reviewed 13 June 2017

The lovely forest reminded me of the forests the druids would go to in Asterix & Obelix. Extremely serene and calm environment. Away from the hustle & bustle of touristy places.

1  Thank Rajiv J
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Naish P
11 August 2017|
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Response from Noshtradamus_IN | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't think it is ever closed... it is a forest. But that's a good time to visit Meghalaya, so it will probably be open. I can ask and get back to you.
28 July 2017|
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Response from Noshtradamus_IN | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there isn't any staying facility at the forest, but there are some cottages at the Khasi Heritage Village opposite, run by the Govt. But they look quite terrible, so won't recommend them. I heard however, that there are... More