Shillong’s pleasant aura is ever attractive and exciting. Engulfed by the Shillong Plateau, the capital of Meghalaya is an explorer’s haven. There is a great feeling which one gets while visiting this place. Shillong, being so near to one of the wettest places in India, has a lot to explore. The hills and the jungles welcome the rains and beautify this place. Amongst several attractions, it is the picturesque waterfalls that bring in a refreshment to Shillong.
Mawsynram is a small village located in the East Khasi Hills of northeast Meghalaya state. The place is known as the wettest place on Earth with an annual rainfall of 11,872 mm. Meghalaya also hosts another wettest place call Cherrapunji next to the Mawsynram and receives second highest rainfall of the year. This region is surrounded by big hills, lush green mountains and number of famous waterfalls in India.
Some of the famous waterfalls include Elephant Falls, Sweet Falls, Mawphlang Falls, Bishop Falls, Crinoline Falls, Wahrashi Falls, Spread Eagle Falls.