Mawlynnong is often dubbed as the cleanest village in India. Mawlynnong is located in the East Khasi hills. With 100% literacy, the residents do their bit in keeping the environment green and sustainable.
Roots village offers picturesque natural beauty, a trek to the living root bridge at a neighbouring village Riwai.
Mawlynnong Village is famous for its cleanliness and natural attraction.
Living Root Bridge
Living root bridges are a form of tree shaping common in the southern part of Meghalaya. They are handmade from the aerial roots of Rubber Fig trees.
A tremendous gush of water, falling from a height makes the spectacular sight of Mawlynnong waterfall, one of the most breathtaking tourist spots in India's the North Eastern State of Meghalaya.
Church of the Epiphany
Khasis in Mawlynnong are devout Christians. Surrounded by orange and palm trees, stands a 100-year-old church in the village called 'Church of the Epiphany.
Sky Walk in Mawlynnong Village. Sky View is a bamboo and cane structure that offers a bird's view of the Mawlynnong village and Indo-Bangladesh Border.
This roadside rock formation is comprised of a big oval stone steadied over another large stone.
Best Time To Visit Mawlynnong
Mawlynnong is all the year-round destination visited by lots of tourists every year. Mawlynnong's weather is very pleasant during the summer. Though it is more humid with frequent shower makes the weather enjoyable. The maximum temperature during summer is between 25°C to 32°C. The summer season in Mawlynnong starts from the month of May and extends through the end of June. During Monsoon gentle rain drizzle every day, which makes the village more wild and beautiful. It is essential to carry raincoats, light woollen, umbrella and heavy boots to walk during monsoon. Winter season is another best season to visit Mawlynnong village. It signifies with a sunny day and cold night, with the temperature dipping to 5°C. Winter starts in the month of November and lasts until February. It is best to carry heavy woollens clothes during winters.