Stunning Waterfalls in North-East India to Visit Once in your Life!

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If you haven't explored waterfalls nestled in North-East India, you are definitely missing out on breathtaking views. For your next travel, plan to witness the embellished 'Mother Nature'. Discover beautiful sights and go on an amazing journey with cascading waterfalls that are iconic symbols of North East India’s natural beauty. Scattered across remote mountain corners, hidden valleys, and dense forests craft, these breathtaking symphonies of visuals and sounds have been captivating visitors with their majestic beauty.

Seven Sisters Falls, Manipur


Called as a pride of Manipur, Seven Sisters Falls offers a testament to scenic beauty. Located in Mawsmai village, the place is 4 km away from Cherrapunjee. It comprises a height of 315 meters. You can take a cab to reach this place between 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. It is also known as Nohsngithiang Falls and is a picturesque waterfall. It is a collection of seven segmented falls that cascade down the hills and represent the seven northeastern states of India. 

Amidst lush greenery, this place offers serene escapism towards nature. You can visit this place during monsoon as it is the ideal time to witness its glory. 

Nohkalikai Falls, Meghalaya


Nohkalikai Falls in East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, India, is a breathtaking natural wonder and one of the tallest plunge waterfalls in the country. It is located near Cherrapunjee in a village known as Sohra. Comprising a height of approx 340 meters, it cascades down from the lush green cliffs, creating a mesmerising sight. 

You can explore the serenity of nature with breathtaking experiences at the wettest place in India from December to February between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Elephant Falls, Meghalaya


Your Meghalaya visit cannot be complete without witnessing the mesmerising beauty of Elephant Falls. It is nestled on the outskirts of the state capital, Shillong on the East Khasi Hills. The breathtaking Elephant Falls were referred to as 'Ka Kshaid Lai Pateng Khohsiew' by the local Khasi people, which means 'The Three Step Waterfalls', as these falls consist of three mesmerising falls in succession.

It is a picturesque waterfall offering serenity and a pleasant, cozy environment to visitors. You can visit this place from June to September between 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Dainthlen Falls, Meghalaya


Dainthlen Falls got its name from a legendary serpent that was defeated at this exact location. Located 11 km away from Cherrapunjee Bustand, you can experience extremely beautifying and picturesque aura from June to September between 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Nestled amidst a rocky formation and surrounded by lush green forest, this place offers huge serenity providing a soothing space for relaxation and rejuvenation.

Nuranang Falls, Arunachal Pradesh


Nuranang Falls also known as Jang Falls & Bong Bong Falls has an elevation of 1,106 feet and is near Jang Town, Tawang. The best time to visit Nuranang Waterfall is during the moderate temperate months, which are from late spring to early summer - April to July. During this period, the weather is pleasant, and the waterfall is in its full glory.

You can visit this place between 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Surrounded by snow-capped mountains and verdant valleys, it offers a picturesque landscape.

Kakochang Waterfalls, Assam 


This breathtaking sight is situated near Kaziranga National Park. This place has good connectivity of roads and is majorly connected to districts of Assam. At an elevation of 40 metres, this sight is a haven for photography enthusiasts.

The falls cascade beautifully amidst the lush greenery, offering a spectacular sight that attracts nature enthusiasts and trekkers alike. The ideal time to visit the Kakochang waterfalls is during the post-monsoon months when due to the heavy rainfall the waterfall plummets with abundant water. The best time to visit is between October to March between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Vantawng falls, Mizoram


This is a three-tiered waterfall that's simply beautiful. It is located 5 km south of Thenzawl in Serchhip district in the Indian state of Mizoram. The greenery surrounding the waterfall is accentuated and thick post-monsoon.

The sparkling water plunges from a substantial height, creating a scenic backdrop ideal for photography. You can visit this place and witness the glory at its best from September to January between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Waiduk Waterfalls, Tripura


This place is located in a remote place called Thalchhara Chhamanuꓹ Dhalai, Tripura and by road, it is 225 km from the capital city of Agartala. This 300 feet high waterfall with a mesmerising view to it, is yet to be explored by many. Those who venture to this remote destination will be rewarded with a spellbound and fascinating view that will leave a lasting impression.

Ideal to witness this place during monsoon from June to August and just like other places you need to plan early morning treks as the location is pretty rural. 

Triple falls, Nagaland


Triple Falls is located in the city of Dimapur in Nagaland and is particularly situated near Seithekima Village. These three beautiful and glistening streams cascade from a height of 280 feet into a natural pool making the entire view stunning. 

This view is spectacular and fascinates travellers to explore more places like this. October to June is the best time to visit Triple Falls and since it is a hilly area, the temperature is moderate and you can enjoy the pleasant weather. Plan your visit early 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. to witness a pleasant and fresh environment.

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