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Mawphlang Sacred Forest

#8 of 51 things to do in Shillong Features Animals
Shillong, India
+91 70353 77760
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Beautiful Meadows and even more beautiful forest. Got to understand the khasi culture surrounding... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Swati S
via mobile
Get lost in wilderness - Sacred Grove

Our trip was organized by OM TRAVELS, Guwahati. We visited in early June 2017. It's a short... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Saurabh B
New Delhi, India
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Shillong, India
+91 70353 77760
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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.

Thank Swati S
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Saurabh B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 29 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 14 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
Reviewed 8 June 2017

This one is something, no traveler to Meghalaya should miss, of course if he/she loves nature and jungle. This place will lead you to mesmerizing experience.

1  Thank dipankarsarkar68
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

A mind blowing experience for us. The trees spoke and the silence rippled with the rustle of leaves and the bubbling brook .. This is how we should worship nature!! Do not go without the guide please..

2  Thank Ravi K
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Naish P
12 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