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Mawphlang Sacred Forest

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Address: Shillong, India
Phone Number: 7035377760

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Mawphlang Sacred Forest......Place which is rich in scenic Beauty.....

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Samudra Bikash H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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.

1 Thank W7927SH_
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 

1 Thank Aradhana77
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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful forest that is considerable sacred by the Khasi tribe .The sacred grove starts quite distinctly after the grass meadow and the forest looks quite imposing when viewed from outside . The forest is rich in different types of vegetation .Towering trees , thick vegetation and sounds of birds and insects make you feel closer to nature.... More 

Thank Gaurav S
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Not much to see in this forest except for some trees and a bit of wild life. Good time pass to go with friends. Overall, an average experience.

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New Delhi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

A Beautiful, beautiful forest with a very strong positive vibe. I was quickly in love with the place. The Sacred Grooves is a large area, usually a guide will approach you and would take you in the grooves. They have limited stories to tell, although I could not find any boards or description but the guide told me that we... More 

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