Shillong to Sohra (Cherrapunji) Tour

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Cherrapunji Road



Shillong to Sohra (Cherrapunji) Tour
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Sohra- the name may sound unfamiliar, but it is the original name of Cherrapunji. Sohra is a beautiful hilly village of Indian state Meghalaya, which is popular for receiving the highest amount of rainfall in the world.Due to this heavy rainfall, the place is dotted with some of the most spectacular waterfalls in India.Here, is a short day tour of this place from Shillong.From Shillong, you can easily get a reserved or shared cab to reach Sohra.We hired a reserved cab which charged Rs 3200 for this trip.It will take a whole day to cover the Sohra tour from Shillong. We started our journey at 8.30 Am from Shillong and again returned back to Shillong at 6.30PM after completing the trip.The road to sohra from Shillong passes through the vast green mountain valley which is really refreshing. At the entrance of Sohra, first, stop at Mawkdok Dympep valley view point after crossing a short hanging bridge.This viewpoint is developed by the Meghalaya government and it lies at the beginning of the Sohra tourist circuit.Enjoy the stunning views of surrounding mountain valleys from this point.Moving further through a path that passes in between lush green mountains you will reach to a scenic waterfall of the region, Wakaba Falls.The entry fee to this viewpoint is Rs10 per person.This is one of the highest waterfalls in the region.We witnessed the beautiful waterfalls rolling down from a high rock.The surrounding mountain range of this waterfalls also needs a special mention.Next on your way you will see some small villages and can enjoy the local lives there.The mountain tops are flat in this region covered with grasses.You can also see some big trees.No doubt the surrounding views are very beautiful.The next destination of this tour is the most famous seven sister’s waterfalls or Mawsmaifalls.This is one of the highest waterfalls in India.Surrounded by lush mountains, these waterfalls drop from a great height of 1033 ft of thelimestone cliffs of Khasi hills.Next, go to visit Mawsmai Caves.The car parking area is a little distance away from the real cave. there are some small eateries and souvenir stalls.The entry fee to the cave is Rs20 per head.From the ticket counter climb up some steps to reach the cave entrance.Mawsmai cave is one of the breath-taking cave mazes in Meghalaya.The cave is full of beautiful natural limestone structures.Also, enjoy the flora and fauna of the region.On a public holiday, you will see a large crowd come to visit this cave and enjoying themselves.After visiting this cave system, we went to Jiva Resort and had our lunch there.The resort is quite spacious and the food was also good.From the well-manicured lawn of this resort, you will be able to get a stunning view ofthe East Khasi hills.We also clicked some snaps of the beautiful flowers that bloom there.From Jiva resort, we returned back to Shillong.If you love this Sohra tour then please share the post.Also, let us know your opinion in the comment section below.Your opinion means a lot to us. 

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