Mawsmai Cave

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    Location: 6PVF+RJG, Cherrapunji, Meghalaya 793108, India

    Visiting Time: 1-2 hours.

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    The state of Meghalaya has some extraordinary lakes, falls, and caves. The Mawsmai cave is one of them. It is situated in the little village named Mawsmai under the state of Meghalaya in India. It is situated at a distance of 57 km from Shillong the capital city of Meghalaya and 6 km away from Cherrapunji. There you can find an underground caves network that is full of beautiful but sometimes scary stalactites and stalagmites.


    This cave is a cave full of adventure, excitement, and natural beauty. It is a great place for hiking also. The scenario of this place is breathtaking. You can notice and feel the beauty of the karst topography inside the cave. There you can also have some tasty Indian foods. Moreover, it is a good place for photography. If you are an adventure lover you must go there.


    This place is such an amazing place. A lot of people visit this place every year. The length of Mawsmai cave is just 150 m. Which is not the longest cave compared to the others. But it surely gives a wonderful glimpse of life in the underground. It is a wonderful but also mysterious place. Actually, there is no history behind this place. People come here to see its beauty.

    Inside/Outside Views

    The whole view of this place is beautiful.  This is one of the famous tourist spots in the state of Meghalaya. The cave was pretty deserted and only a few people were out there to explore. This is a good hiking spot also. The hike takes you through some magnificent views of the valley which is full of waterfalls. It has different types of fauna and flora. If you want to visit something different and have adventures you may go there. It will be a great experience for you. This place is well maintained also.

    Opening Hours

    Saturday        9 am to 5 pm

    Sunday           9 am to 5 pm

    Monday          9 am to 5 pm

    Tuesday          9 am to 5 pm

    Wednesday     9 am to 5 pm

    Thursday         9 am to 5 pm

    Friday              9 am to 5 pm

    Entry & Others Fees

    Adults Rs. 20 (per person)

    Children Rs. 5 (per person)

    How to Reach

    By Air: The nearest airport to Mawsmai caves is the Shillong airport. It is located at a distance of 83.6 km from the place. From the airport, you can hire any local transport like cabs to reach your destination.

    By Rail: The easiest way to reach Mawsmai caves is to go via the Guwahati railway station. It is 149 km away from the place. From there you can hire any local or private transport to reach the caves.

    Tips for Travellers

    You should take a bag where you can take all your essential things of yours.


    Que: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: There is no doubt about the safety of the place. You can go there without any doubt. Many people come to visit this place. For your convenience, here is the local police station location for you-

    Location: Sohra-Laitkynsew Rd, Cherrapunji, Meghalaya 793108, India

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    Que: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Photography is allowed in Mawsmai caves. But an extra charge is needed for that.

    Charge for camera Rs. 20 and

    Charge for video Rs. 50

    Que: Is there any toilet available in Mawsmai caves?

    Ans: Toilets and washrooms are available here. Which are neat and clean.

    Que: Is there any parking area?

    Ans: Yes, there is an adequate parking area near the caves.

    Que: Is there any shopping area?

    Ans: There is a small shopping area near the Mawsmai caves.

    Que: Are there any food stalls in Mawsmai caves?

    Ans: Food stalls are available in Mawsmai caves. You can have tasty foods there.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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