Nohsngithiang Falls is a beautiful seven stream waterfall in East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya state of India.
This Falls has a height of 315 meters or 1033 feet. The Falls is having an average width of 70 meters, i.e. 230 feet wide, making it the 5th largest waterfall in India. The fall and the nearby valley can be seen from the road itself and is a beautiful sight. Nohsngithiang Falls is not accessible by foot. One can sum the experience here as “Nature at one of its best forms!“
This Falls is known as Seven Sisters Waterfalls, as the fall is seven-segmented (seven streams). This Falls is also known as Mawsmai Falls, as it is situated in Mawsmai village. During the Monsoon season, Nohsngithiang alias Mawsmai Falls plunges over the Khasi Hills limestone cliffs, making it one of the most beautiful falls. During this season, perennial rainbow is seen around the falls.
How Do I Go to Nohsngithiang Falls?
Nohsngithiang Falls is at a distance of 1 kilometer from Mawsmai village. Shillong, the state capital, is located at around 57 kilo meters from Mawsmai village and takes around one and a half hours drive. Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport alias Guwahati International Airport in the nearby state of Assam, at a distance of around 160 kilometers from Mawsmai village, is the nearest airport to the falls at Mawsmai.
Nearby Tourist Places to Nohsngithiang Falls?
World famous Mawsmai Caves alias Krem Phyllut is very close to the Nohsngithiang Falls and takes around 20 minutes walk from the falls at Mawsmai. Cherrapunjee, one of the most wettest places in India, is also close to Nohsngithiang Falls.