Location of Nohsngithiang Falls
It is located at a distance of 1 kilometre in the south of Mawsmai village of Meghalaya. It is situated a few kilometres from Cherrapunjee.
Attractions of Nohsngithiang Falls
Nohsngithiang Falls plunges over the top of limestone cliffs of the Khasi Hills during the rainy season. The water flows down in seven cascades in parallel during the monsoons. It is for this reason that it is known as Seven Sisters Waterfalls. The falls flow fiercely during the rainy season while in full spate, the segments stretch most widely along the cliff. The water flows from a height of 315 metres (1,033 ft) with an average width of 70 metres (230 ft). It gets illuminated by the sun from dawn to sunset. The water falls look fabulous when the sun set rays fall on the waterfalls which often excite the nature lovers. It is surrounded by lush green trees and hillocks. Tourists can enjoy the view of the falls from the Eco Park which has been built on the plateau on top of the falls.
There are several waterfalls in the Sohra area which are rain fed. The cascading Nohsngithiang waterfall at Mawsmai is one of the hauntingly beautiful water falls that flow magnificently along with the Dain Thlen Falls. The Jaintia Hills and the Garo Hills too have a number of beautiful waterfalls among which the notable is the Tyrchi Falls which falls in the route of Jowai and the Pelga Falls near Tura in Garo Hills.
As such these are some of the most attractive tourist spots which share some of the magnificent looks of the Meghalaya. Flowing through the Khasi hill, these are some of the most attractive water falls of North east India.
Connectivity of Nohsngithiang Falls
It is well connected by airway and railway. The closest airports are situated at Shillong and Guwahati. The nearest rail station is located at Guwahati and is about 104kms from Shillong. In terms of road connection, people can avail bus services. Meghalaya has its own tourism corporation buses that connect the tourist destinations with the state capital.
(Last Updated on : 01-11-2014)
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