Mawsynram is a village in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya state in north-eastern India and 65km from Shillong. Villages lie in small clusters at the bottom of the jungle-covered hills, inaccessible to the outside world except by steep mountain trails that wind through thick tropical forests with an amazing bio-diversity. The lush green orange and grapefruit orchards and the beautiful flora and fauna throughout the hike make it an experience that remains unforgotten. Mawsynram is known for having the highest recorded rainfall in the world and lives up to its repute by surprising one with quick showers at the most unexpected instances.
Mawsynram is unique because it stands for wettest place in the world land receive Heavy Rainfall with an annual rainfall of 11,871 millimeters.
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By Flight: Shillong Airport feeds as the nearest airport to Mawsynram, from thier you can hire car taxi or cab to Mawsynram
By Bus: You can easily drive from Guwahati, about 150 km away from Mawsynram
By Train: Guwahati Railway station serves tourists with Railway services.
Best Time to Visit Mawsynram. The rainfall is less in between these two months of the year and the weather and atmosphere are very pleasant. For those of you who wish to relish the rains and experience the furious force of the rains and nature, the monsoon season is an apt time to holiday at Mawsynram.
Local Food and Cuisine of Mawsynram, For the foodies, the eating choices in Mawsynram are limited although eating in Cherrapunjee can be a memorable experience. You can relish Khasi cuisine such as pork rice and more. Shops selling pork and other red meat flourish in the town
The religion of the people in Meghalaya is closely related to their ethnicity. Close to 90% of the Garo tribe and nearly 80% of the Khasi are Christian, while more than 97% of the Hajong, 98.53% of the Koch, and 94.60% of the Rabha tribes are Hindu.
Hindi. Kahsi and Assame language is used in Mawsynram