Mawlynnong offers numerous tourists spots to visit. While visiting in Mawlynnong people can enjoy the local culture of that place. Mawlynnong has a nearby bridge which is made up of living-root. That is the best tourist attraction near this place. Tourists can take the sky walk at Mawlynnong village. This sky walk could be of 85 feet. They can also see the panoramic view of Bangladesh Border and also can enjoy the Bird’s eye view from Machan. This village is known for its cleanliness. This village also offers picturesque natural beauty, a trek to the living root bridge at neighboring village Riwai. This village also offers a beautiful view of natural balancing rock, and a natural phenomenon of a boulder on another rock. Some of the best tourist attractions and best places in this village are Roots village, Mawlynnong Village, Jingmaham Living Root Bridge, Mawlynnong waterfall and many more places they should visit.
Places to see in Mawlynnong
This village is developed and maintained by the local authorities and all the citizens of the village. This village is mentioned as the Asia’s cleanest village. Visitors can visit to the root bridge beside this village. Roaming around this village will gives you the experience of walking in fairytale village.
This root bridge resides in the neighboring village. It is one of the nature’s wonder but one have to cross approx 100 steps to reach this bridge. Scenic beauty of this bridge is awesome and unique. This bridge is made up of stones, mud, tree roots and many more things. The steps to reach the bridge are steeped so one should be careful while walking on these steps.
Mawlynnong Waterfall is one of the best tourist’s attractions in this village. The water gushes out from a certain height and this beautiful view gives the soothing to mind and soul. This waterfall also creates a thrilling and magical ambience. People came to this waterfall to refresh their mind.
Church of the Epiphany:
Church of the Epiphany is the beautiful place situated in Mawlynnong. This church is around 100 years old. Christian people come here for prayer. This church is made up of stones and greenery is also available on this church which makes it some beautiful.
Food and Shopping in Mawlynnong
Food in Mawlynnong:
Visitors find the good options for food in Mawlynnong. They can eat rice, dal, plain potato, spicy tomato chutney. Non vegetarian people can also find the various options to eat food in Mawlynnong. Some famous restaurants are also available in Mawlynnong such as Nalgre restaurants, Orange roots, Handi Restaurant, blue mango, Pizza hut and Olive Tree Restaurant and shisha Lounge and many more restaurants.
Shopping in Mawlynnong:
Shopping is an exciting experience. Tibetan artifacts, honey, bamboo pickle and many other things visitors can buy here. Local handicraft items are also present here to purchase. Various types of nets, bags and purses you may found here. Numerous markets and shops are also available in this place such as Shella Bazaar, Mawpang shopping Complex, Police Bazaar, Bara Bazaar, Laxmi bazaar and many other places.
How to reach Mawlynnong
The nearest Airport is Shillong Airport which connects all the major cities of the country.
The nearest Railway Station is Guwahati Railway Station which connects all the Indian cities to Mawlynnong like Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Puri and Tiruvananthapuram which is about 109 km away.
Mawlynnong is well connected to all major foremost places in Meghalaya or neighboring states like Assam etc.
Distance from Major cities:
Shillong to Mawlynnong: 78.2 km
Cherrapunji to Mawlynnong: 80.9 km
Jowai to Mawlynnong: 94.2 km
Tura to Mawlynnong: 353 km
Delhi to Mawlynnong: 2052 km
Currency: Rupees - INR Pincode of Mawlynnong: 793109 Language : Khasi, Hindi and English Weather: Summer 20°C to °C Winter 3°C to °C