Dawki is a small village nestled in the southern part of Meghalaya. Surrounded by idyllic riverside camps like Shnongpdeng and Darrang, Dawki is a quaint haven amidst the lush green mountains, crystal clear water and a bountiful amount of fresh air. Dawki is tucked between India and Bangladesh. Here you will witness a beautiful blend of cultures as the mountains and the plains of the countries merge with each other. Get engrossed by the mesmerizing night view, as you watch the soft lights from the neighbouring land glimmering over the lucent river. Take a break from the bustling of city life and embark on a therapeutic journey at Dawki, Meghalaya.

Things to Do in Dawki

Home to the sparkling Umngot River, Dawki is the land of stunning landscapes. Also known as the Dawki River, it is one of the cleanest rivers in India. During the peak of the monsoon and the winter seasons, the river water gradually becomes translucent, making it clear enough for you to spot the bottom of the river and count the pebbles. It features an enchanting bridge spanning over the beautiful river. Here, you can enjoy a relaxing boat ride along the forest stretched across the river or delve into thrilling water activities like snorkelling, kayaking and scuba diving. Dawki River, Shillong will surely keep you occupied!

a man boating along the lush green mountains of Meghalaya
people sailing on the beautiful Dawki waters

Shnongpdeng Camp offers several exciting activities like camping, fishing and swimming. Climb up the staggering cliffs or try out ziplining, Dawki has many adventure sports to quench the need of adventure enthusiasts. The tranquil landscape is perfect for a family day out. Arrange a picnic or take postcard-perfect pictures against the ethereal backdrop of Dawki. You can also opt for a lavish stay with your loved ones at Hotel Polo Towers, Shillong.

Places to Visit in Dawki

Dawki is encompassed by several breathtaking places like the famous living root bridge, alluring caves and exquisite waterfalls. The 500 years old root bridge is a natural wonder in Dawki. Go on a trek along the riveting natural bridge of Mawlynnong. The hill station is surrounded by majestic caves like the vast limestone cave of Mawsmai and the grand canyon of Lailtlum, and waterfalls like Seven Sisters Waterfall, Elephant Falls, Krang Suri Falls, Bydraw Falls, Bo Phill Falls and much more. The picturesque village of Mawlynnong is one of the main attractions in Dawki. It is one of the cleanest places in India. The village greets everyone with its untouched pastoral beauty. It is dotted with plenty of delectable food hubs and local handmade craft shops.

Living root bridges

While visiting the scenic topography of the eternal luxuriant valleys of Meghalaya, stay at our hotel, Polo Orchid Resort, Cherrapunji. The rustic-style hotel is furnished with stunning rooms and impeccable facilities. Stay in comfort with your family and friends at our hotel in Cherraunji and have a great time amid the vivid land of Meghalaya.

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