Elephant Falls

Elephant Falls
The capital state of Meghalaya, Shillong has been entitled as the 'Scotland of the East'. This is because of its aesthetic, graceful and picturesque landscapes.
The city is bestowed with some quintessential sightseeing facilities like the Ward Lake or the Botanical Garden. But what holds attention of the tourists are the waterfalls in and around Shillong. Among them the Elephant Falls of Meghalaya holds the prime attention.

Elephant Falls is situated at the outskirts of the main city of Shillong. It is almost 12 kms away from the hustle and bustle of the city life. The unique part of Elephant Falls in Meghalaya is that it is a two-tier waterfall set in the dingles of the rocks. The beauty of Meghalaya Elephant Falls is increased manifold by the two falls-the Wir Phang Falls and the Wei Iaplam Falls. Though both of them are busy tourist spots, none resembles the voluminous and elegant Elephant Falls.

Elephant Falls at Meghalaya solely holds the attraction of Upper Shillong. Specially in the rainy seasons, Elephant Falls comes to its full vigor and justifies its name. Let apart the tourists, even the locals cannot resist the temptation of an outing in the months of July and August. These are the two months that witnesses a huge crowd in this place. Elephant Falls of Meghalaya is a must visit tourist destination of Meghalaya.

Last Updated on : 19/06/2013