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David Scott Trail

Mawphlang Block | Mawphlang Village, Shillong, India
+91 98564 55948
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Moderate level of difficulty even for beginners with a great view of the Khasi Hills

This is a trail of ~16 km and would take approximately 4-5 hours. We had John accompanying us as a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
not in rains

My life My Feet My way. I had read a lot about this trail but no one had review it in monsoons so i... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
Tiger K
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Mawphlang Block | Mawphlang Village, Shillong, India
+91 98564 55948
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a trail of ~16 km and would take approximately 4-5 hours. We had John accompanying us as a guide (Mob No - 9856455948). He is fairly knowledgeable about this trail. I would surely recommend him as a guide for this one. The highlight...More

1  Thank sameerjoshi84
Reviewed 25 July 2017

My life My Feet My way. I had read a lot about this trail but no one had review it in monsoons so i decided to do the same. reached the place by taxy and started in time. half way through the trail i reached...More

2  Thank Tiger K
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This is one superbly planned trail in Meghalaya which starts from Sacred Grove. The difficulty level is not high yet if planned backwards then it demands average level. 2 river crossings, leeches and a hanging bridge come your way. Can be avoided in rainy, the...More

4  Thank AbhinovPagadala
Reviewed 28 June 2017

On a winter day it is a lovely activity.Britishers used this horse track for coming to Shillong from the present Bangladesh side.It is a solitary trail where you will encounter lovely,streams(well, you will have to cross a few),villages and a clean walk.Carry food and water.Walk...More

Thank 81anupamm
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Was traveling with 2.5yr old kid. Had apprehensions if we can do the 16km David Scot trail trek. Our legs already sore with Double decker (in Cherapunjee) trek 2days back. Did some trekking staying in Mawlynnong village the previous day. But our guide John (98564...More

2  Thank 220hariprasadr
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

David Scott Trail is an important trek for all the people.Distance 16 km. Age from 10 years upto 50-60years.Please contact 9615884327 and 8258883298 for Guiding and more information about David Scott Trail and Mawphlang Sacred Grove

Thank SanBorn L
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The trek is about 8-9 miles and took us about 4:30 hrs to complete. We went by several other reviews here and hired john to be our guide. He is a chatty guy, knows the route and made the walk mofe interesting. We really liked...More

Thank Swami_123
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Its not that like the falls but still the david trails are awesome in its view the slim river and the side by side two mountain with greenery are just awesome.

Thank asirf
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This treck is probably famous because it has been publicized online more than other possible treks. However, I found this trek completely avoidable. There are much beautiful trecks that one could undertake in Meghalaya. This treck is a complete no for people who have already...More

8  Thank Nikhil G
Reviewed 26 December 2016

This is a trekker's paradise. This is definitely one of the top ones that there is in trekking category. If you are into trekking, and you have reached North East India, then you should not miss it. There is no transportation at the other end...More

Thank abhinav1107
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Nadia R
10 August 2017|
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Response from SanBorn L | Reviewed this property |
It's better to take a guide so that you'll know the story and it's very interesting one.
Ashutosh M
10 July 2017|
Response from 220hariprasadr | Reviewed this property |
It will be rainy season. But can be done. Carry raincoats and umbrella. Raincoats will be best. If you enjoy rain definitely do it.
Rinku C
19 June 2017|
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Response from Swami_123 | Reviewed this property |
As a tpurist, i found this place very safe