Mawsynram Tour Packages

The picturesque town of Mawsynram, which is 61 kilometres south of Shillong and is known as the wettest place on earth, is a haven for nature lovers and an ideal weekend getaway location. Mawsynram narrowly defeats Cherrapunjee to claim the title of India’s wettest location. The word “Maw” in Mawsynram means “stone” in Khasi. It represents the distinctive megaliths discovered in the Khasi Hill region. The town is well known for its enormous stalagmite formation that resembles a “Shivling.” Mawsynram, a town in Meghalaya’s East Khasi Hill district, lies 1400 metres above sea level. Mawsynram’s residents must use thick grass to soundproof their homes from the violent rain because the storms are so strong there. In Mawsynram, photographers and those who enjoy the outdoors gather frequently. It is a really interesting place because of the gorgeous waterfalls and the sloping foliage. A major draw to the Mawjymbuin Caves is the stalagmite formations that have formed over the years, including a large Shivalinga and the Sympers rock, a dome-shaped rock perched on top of the cave. Book our Mawsynram Tour Packages to get maximum discounts with excellent accommodation facilities.

Weather in Mawsynram

One of the wettest places on earth with an annual rainfall of 11,802.4 mm known as Mawsynram Situated in the district of East Khasi Hills. You can find mist and foggy weather most of the time in this region as it is situated at an altitude of 1400 metres above the sea level. Mawsynram is like a paradise for nature lovers as they can witness a mesmerising environment along with stunning waterfalls, green peaks and glassy lakes.
One of the preferred times to visit this enchanting part of the Earth is winter because at this time the weather is quite suitable for exploring and taking parts in the adventure activities. Winter is the only season where you can find less or no rainfall in this region with an average temperature ranging between 15 degree celsius to 6 degree celsius.

How to Reach Mawsynram

By Air:
If you want to fly to Mawsynram then the closest airport to Mawsynram you can find is Umroi Airport or Shillong Airport. You can hire a taxi from this domestic airline to Mawsynram and your required distance will be 86 km from the airport to your desired location.  
Since Umroi Airport is a domestic airline, many tourists arrive first at Guwahati International Airport and then have a picturesque ride towards their destination. Arriving at Guwahati Airport and then travelling to Mawsynram is a good option because you can witness the beauty of the state from the start.
By Train:
If you are travelling by a train then the nearest railway station you can find near to Mawsynram is Guwahati Railway station which is situated at a distance of 150 km from your desired location. You can book a cab from here and lap up a charming road trip while visiting Mawsynram.
By Road:
If you are planning to visit Mawsynram by a cab or own vehicle then you are surely going to love this journey as Mawsynram is connected to Guwahati with a well-maintained highway. Although the road journey is hectic and restless. But this Guwahati-Shillong-Mawsynram journey will blow your mind because of its picturesque scenic places that you can witness at every turn.

1. Which season is good for visiting Mawsynram?

Mawsynram, Meghalaya is suitable for every season as you can find a quality climate here throughout the year.
But for those guys who have already fallen in love with nature, visiting mawsynram just after the rainy season gets covered will be the best time.

2. What is unique about Mawsynram?

One of the most unique facts about Mawsynram is, it is considered as one of the damp places on earth; the average rainfall this region receives is nearly 1187 mm per annum. The reason behind its heavy rainfall is the branch of monsoons which rises from the Bay of Bengal and gots trapped when they reach over the green pigments of mawsynram.

3. Is visiting Mawsynram pricey?

Compared to any other hill station Mawsynram, Meghalaya packages are quite cheaper and affordable. It costs around Rs 17,000/-  for a package of 5 days/ 4 nights.

4. How is the road condition of Mawsynram, Meghalaya?

The road condition of Mawsynram, Meghalaya within the state is pretty good. Due to heavy rain, sometimes the required road of Mawsynram used to get blocked, but apart from this travelling on its road is very much safe.

5. For what reason is Mawsynram famous?

Mawsynram is known as one of the wettest places on earth which makes it a popular place. It receives nearly 1184802.4 mm of rainfall annually. It is also home to some of the tallest and biggest waterfalls in India.

6. What are the crops of Mawsynram, Meghalaya?

Due to the wet environment, rice plantations are pretty good here in this region which  makes it a staple food of the people of Meghalaya. You can also find varieties of rice here like white rice, brown rice; suitable for dibatic patients etc.

7. Name some famous foods of meghalaya?

Some of the well known foods of Mawsynram regions are Jadoh, Doh-khlieh, Nakham Bitchi, Pumaloi, Pudoh, Minil Songa, Sakin gata, kyat etc.

8. Name some well known restaurants within and around Mawsynram?

Some of the well known restaurants near Mawsynram are M.crown, City Hut Dhaba, Eden restaurant. You can find the taste satisfying foods or food that can surely satisfy your taste buds in these required restaurants.

9. Name some products that we can buy from Mawsynram?

You can buy and collect different-different local and tribal products from the traditional market of Mawsynram, Meghalaya. You can purchase small-small handicrafts made with bamboo and wood, traditional clothing, accessories etc

10. Name some important assets that we must keep with us before travelling to Mawsynram, Meghalaya?

Since Mawsynram is considered as the wettest and heaviest rainfall receiving place in India therefore, it is advised to its visitors to must keep a set warm cloth, an umbrella, a raincoat, a pair of good gripped shoes; as you have to trek in some areas.

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