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Mawsmai Cave

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Address: Shella Road, Cherrapunjee, India
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Doing this with small kids was really amazing. Our Seven and five year old kids loved the caves. It was the thrill of an adventure for them which made it real lot of fun. We had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kalimpong, India
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Guwahati, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On 16th April 2017 on one of my routine outings I found myself in a really really adventorous and tricky situation..inside the world famous Mawsmai Caves...I had just heard that Cherrapunji is famous for its maximum rainfall and hence Nokahlikai and other sister waterfalls. But the boy guide with me kept telling me since the morning in his local dialect... More 

Thank ANJANI2017
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The place I think is best suited for families. The caves are decently lit with carved and furnished paths to ensure safety, however the thrill of caving is therefore missing

Thank Harsha D
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

nice place to experience the interior of a cave. though it is very much touristy, but its worth a visit.

Thank Soumita_RC
Kalimpong, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Doing this with small kids was really amazing. Our Seven and five year old kids loved the caves. It was the thrill of an adventure for them which made it real lot of fun. We had to take off our shoes to avoid getting then Wet. But I personally had a hotel with that. You could wear the shoes available... More 

Thank raginikshitij
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to experience walk through the Mawsmai caves but you need to be the adventurous kind. If you are the usual Metro city resident who doesnt go that often through adventures, this was quite an experience. I went with my 75 year old parents. Although had read about it that they get narrow and tricky, I didnt realise the... More 

Thank TMBom
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the best thing I would recommend to anyone visiting Shillong and cherapunji. You can actually feel the nature at its best in there. No need to follow the queue of people and try to explore as much as you can. I left the other tourists who were going in a straight line as if its a temple. Through... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Initially we were skeptical to go as some people were returning mentioning it's a small way to pass. But we finally gathered courage and start moving forward. To my surprise my 4 year old son was the one who enjoyed the most. He even wanted to go again. Suggestion is that you should remove your shoes and go as there... More 

Thank muktaseth
Ranchi, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A must for them who have forgotten that we are connected to our mother earth for all our needs albeit we tend to forget it inside the fourwalls of urban life and electronic gadgets.....

Thank Navin_K_Adarsh
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mawsmai caves are one of the best i have been too....beautiful stalactites can be viewed all around and the caves have enough narrow twists, low passages, and wading through water to give a feeling of adventure especially to the 50+ age group like me.

Thank reenakandal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The limestone cave adds to the attraction at cherrapunjee. While you can see a lot of clouds and waterfalls outside, this offers a exploratory perspective. The passages are pretty narrow and even sharp at some edges. Also going in with shoes is a bad idea as there are points where water is little more than shoe level deep. If you... More 

Thank Sharmad N

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