Hot Tourist Destinations of Northeast

Nohsngithiang Falls

Sohra (Cherapunjee), East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Nohsngithiang Falls is a stunning waterfall, which is situated in Sohra (Cherapunjee) in East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya state. The village of Mawsmai is located 1km from this waterfall. Recognised as one of the tallest waterfalls in India, Nohsngithiang Falls is also referred to as Mawsmai Falls or Seven Sisters Waterfalls. This seven-segmented waterfall falls from a height of 1033 feet and have a width of 230 feet.

Nohsngithiang Falls of Meghalaya is truly mesmerizing. This amazing and magnificent sight will surely allure tourists and nature lovers. The natural beauty of this charming waterfall will leave you spellbound. The falls gets illuminated by the vibrant colours of the rising and setting sun, which adds to its beauty.

Hotels and guesthouses can be found in Cherrapunjee and Shillong.

Destination at a Glance
How to reach

Nearest airport is the Guwahati Airport. Helicopters are available from Guwahati to Shillong. Nearest railway station is Guwahati railway station, which is 176kms from Shillong. By road, the distance between Guwahati to Shillong is 120kms via NH-40 and Shillong to Sohra is 56 kms. From Sohra-Shella Road to Nohsngithiang Falls, the distance is 3.6kms. NH-17, NH-37 and NH-51 connect these roads.

Best time to visit
During the monsoon period
Nearest city