Mawphlang Sacred Forest, Shillong

4.5
#1 of 7 in Wildlife in East Khasi Hills District
Wildlife Area · Nature / Park
Mawphlang Sacred Forest provides a home to a variety of medicinal herbs, orchids, carnivorous pitcher plants, ferns, mushrooms, and other plants. Hire a local guide at the neighboring heritage village to unveil the mysteries of this virgin forest that once served as a venue for Khasi people ancient rituals. If you take a guided trek, you'll see the big monoliths where animal sacrifices to the forest deity were made, and get to dip your feet in a small brook deep inside the forest. Before you head to Shillong, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Shillong holiday maker, to make sure you see all that Shillong has to offer, including Mawphlang Sacred Forest.
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  • This place is really sacred with variety of trees. This place looks like dense rain-forests with clear waters flowing. A lot mythical stories are there behind this place and our guide gave very nice.....  more »
  • After travelling along very scenic road through the hills and lush green forests, a very large barren patch on the left of the road from Shillong sticks out like a sore thumb. By the time you are...  more »
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