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Mawphlang Sacred Forest

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The Sacred Grove

As per the locals, the place was used for sacrificing animals and you can see lots of Monoliths used for the same purpose, also you cannot take back anything from the sacred... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As per the locals, the place was used for sacrificing animals and you can see lots of Monoliths used for the same purpose, also you cannot take back anything from the sacred forest. Overall a good experience. Since we were the only tourist inside the grove, felt a little haunted ;)

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is about 1 hour drive from Shillong on the way to Cheerapoonji .There is intersection . One road goes to Shilong ,another to Mawphlang (15 KM ) .3rd to Elephant falls and 4th to Cheerapunji .We were in self drive vehicle . Roads were very good .Every where parking is Rs 20. The forest rises from meadows . You... More 

Thank vampsDelhi
Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's about 25kms from shillong. It's big patch of Forest wherein you can get in with Guide. Guide would take you and inform about earlier traditions and cultures. Even Guide would tell some lores about it. Near to place is sort of museum , which showcase different type of huts that Tribes build for themselves. It's real huts and one... More 

Thank punjabidude
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Place which is rich in scenic Beauty. Its is dense forest located in East Khashi hills, Meghalaya. The forest is considered as sacred by the local people. The place is full of green area. One odf the best place of holiday destination in Shiilong, Meghalaya.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

this is a nature walk ,see the monoliths,covered with grass ,moss,birds chirping,green verdant walks ,so quiet and peaceful . some water streams. khasi folklore believes never take anything from the nature ,not even a stone . famous also for orchids and mushrooms.

Thank sujatapant
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

This place is good for all the age group people and its full of adventure. This place is very attractive.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the story talked by the local guide. It had choice of 40 minutes half round and 80 minutes full round. I took 40 minutes. The story is about the customs, the history, and the nature of the sacred forest. Nice ones. I learned something.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Mawphlang i.e. grassy stone and true to its name all stones and trees are covered with grass and moss; the main feature are the monoliths and their significance for the Khasi tribes; it is dense and home to many varieties of mushroom and orchids. It even has a small stream to add to the charm. Folklore says that no one... More 

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Digboi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Just just too good if u r a nature lover..........the landsscapes ,the meadows,the forest is so splendid that until and unless u visit the place u cannot feel the beauty of that place....the nature trail to the forest leaves u like u are into some meditation......so calm and serene...only u can hear the sounds of stream flowing nearby,birds chirping,insects buzzing... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

david scott trek is a fabulous trek one must do while on tour to Shillong.The trek starts from a very beautiful village Mawphlang. One can complete Sacred Grooves as well as davis Scott trek in One day. Mawphlang is about 20 kms away towards Cherrapunjee from Shilong.If u dont have proper map of trek or some body already have done... More 

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