Shillong–Mawlynnong-Dawki : Road Attractions

Dawki situated on Indo-Bangladesh Border is known for its crystal clear lake - Umngot river.

This attraction also offers Living root bridge (Revai village) and cleanest Asian village – ‘Mawlynnong’ on the travel route.

These are some interesting things you get to see on Shillong-Dawki road of Meghalaya.

Highway Shacks

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It is a small restaurant some 15 kilometers from Shillong Town on Dawki Shillong road.

At the broad day light you can see moon (even when there is a sun ! ) in the sky from here.

If you have forgotten your breakfast , this place, is a nice halt to have some tea , breakfast and refreshment. 

Broom Grass Forests

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The main occupation in the villages of the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya is broom-grass cultivation.

A heavy forest of grass plants falls on both sides of the road on the way to Revai Village Root bridge near Mawlynnong village.

Betel Nuts Forests

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On the road to Dawki from Mawlynnong village you will come across heavy forest of Betel Nut trees.

The Pan (Betel) cultivators use these trees to support the vines.

Borhill Falls

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Just 5 km before the Umngot River you will come across a beautiful waterfall called Borhill Falls flowing town towards Sylhet border area of Bangladesh.

Pari’s Food Center

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It is a small clean restaurant on NH 40 on Shillong-Dawki-Tamabil road  in Pomshutia Village.

There is a typical Orange tree just outside this hotel.