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All nature lovers out there, we have found just the kind of travel getaway you would like to explore! Dawki town is where you need to head if you are curious to explore something unique. The town is located at the border of India and Bangladesh and is known for the cleanest water you will perhaps ever see. The Jaintia hills are also home to Umngot river which is splendid to view from here.

Top Attractions in and Around Dawki Town

Byrdaw Falls. It is one of the most amazing tourist destinations to explore in a lifetime. The exuding charm of this amazing place is something to cherish with the people you love, together. The gushing waters make an unforgettable scene in front you that is worth cherishing for life.

Dawki River. The Dawki River is quite awe-inspiring due to its natural beauty. The lush surroundings, the greenery and the cold water of the river, as well as the beautiful suspension bridge crossing over the river, makes it be simply a must-visit tourist destination.

Jingmaham Living Root Bridge. The beauty of this bridge will take your breath away and is enough to swipe you off your feet. Any person visiting this place will be compelled to contemplate how such a wonder of nature could have worked out by men?

Mawlynnong VillageThe Mawlynnong Village is located in the East Khasi Hills district of the Meghalaya state in North East India. This place is particularly notable for its cleanliness. If you ever visit Dawki Town then you should consider a trip to this village. The serene atmosphere and peaceful sky will simply make you quite excited.

Also Read: A famous landmark of Nainital this place is one of the four major lakes of Kumaon hills

Bophill Falls. The beauty of these waterfalls is simply a delight to watch. The gushing power with which you see the water falling from that height is simply amazing. This creates a scenic backdrop which is too enchanting to experience for anyone.

Events and Festivals in & Around Dawki Town

Shillong Autumn Festival. On an annual basis in the months of October and November, this festival takes place in Shillong. And during this time, the whole city sparkles to life attracting a great number of tourists from all over the place. The purpose of this festival is to bring forth the entertainment where the tourists and travellers can enjoy alike.

Wangala Festival. The Wangala Festival sees quite an interesting celebration within the city. This is a harvest festival which is particularly held in the honour of the Saljong who is also known as the Sun God. So if you are in or around Shillong then this is the festival which you must not miss at all costs!

BehdienkhlamThis festival is specifically celebrated to chase away the Plague. During this festival, the women of this tribe offer sacrificial food to the spirits of their forefathers. This festival takes place at Jowai and being one of the most known festivals there is full attendance of locals and tourists who come here to see this festival.

Best Time to Visit Dawki Town

There is no such specific time to visit Dawki town. On the contrary, you can visit this place just about any time of the year. However, the winter season is considered a good time to visit here. The winter season is not too cold and the lack of rainfall makes it one of the pleasant places to visit.

How to Reach Dawki Town

By Air – The nearest airport is situated in Guwahati which is the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport. It is sited at a distance of around 200 km from the town. So, after you deboard at the airport, you will need to cover the remaining distance by some means of public transportation. 

By Train – If you want to visit Dawki town by train then the nearest rail station is situated in Guwahati at 173 km. After deboarding the train, you will have to cover the remaining distance by some means of public transportation. 

By Road – The connectivity via road is also quite good. So, you can consider visiting this place by road if convenient or if not then you can take a bus.

You can plan your trip and create your own route to the city with Adotrip’s technically driven circuit planner. Click here


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