Mawphlang Sacred Forest, Shillong

4.4
#1 of 7 in Wildlife in East Khasi Hills District
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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  • It is must visit place. Not much crowded. Involve trekking but flat surface. Guide is must. You will see the history of the place so well protected, age old trees, mushroom etc.. 600/- guide charge fo...  more »
  • Tis is a Unique historical Sacred forest which has so many linked/history related to the ancient Khasi Tribe cultures,Traditions, etc... Why Unique..??? here, u may explore the sacred forest with good...  more »
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