Mawsmai Cave

About Mawsmai Cave:

Mawsmai Cave is at a stone’s throw away from Sohra (Cherrapunjee) and 57 km from Shillong in the little village of Mawsmai. There is a network of underground caves which is full of beautiful and sometimes scary stalactites and stalagmites. It costs you INR 20 as the entry fee. There is a short hike through the forest to reach the main entrance of the cave. This hike takes you through some stunning views of the valley that is full of waterfalls during monsoons, and an occasional café playing local Khasi music.


Among all the caves in the region, Mawsmai Cave is delightful without a doubt. There is a lot of vegetation inside the cavern to grab one’s eye. The length of the cave is only 150 meters which isn’t the longest in contrast to different caves in the region yet it most likely gives you glimpse into life in the underground. Found only 6 km away from the core of Cherrapunjee, Mawsmai cave is an amazing cave in the East Khasi Hills of Meghalaya.


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It was an interesting activity to do while in Sohra. The best time to visit this cave is during the monsoon season.
Best Time to Visit: December, January, Winter, February, March, Spring, April, May, June, Summer, July, August, September, Monsoon, October, November, Autumn
Location: Shillong, Meghalaya, India

How to Reach There:

Airport: Shillong Airport

The nearest Airport Shillong Airport. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Shillong Airport to Mawsmai Cave is 83.6Kms

Railway Station: Shillong Railway Station

The nearest Railway Station is Shillong Railway Station. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Shillong Railway Station to Mawsmai Cave is 56.6Kms.

Bus Stand: Lapalang Bus Stop

The nearest Bus Stand is Lapalang Bus Stop. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Lapalang Bus Stop to Mawsmai Cave is 59.6Kms

Image Credits: Google