Langshiang Falls, Meghalaya

The state of Meghalaya in India is full of natural wonders. The word Meghalaya itself means ‘abode of clouds’. Meghalaya receives the highest amount of rainfall in the whole world. The place is bestowed with the beauties of hills, plains and waterfalls. There are innumerable waterfalls in the state which are seasonal and perennial. They flow down the hills and terrain of Meghalaya. The beauty of Meghalaya makes it a sought after tourist destination.

Langshiang falls in Meghalaya is one of the highest falls in India. It is located in the West Khasi Hills district, near the village of Sangriang which is 105 kms from the state capital city of Shillong and road distance around 25 kms from the Nongstoin town. It is also known as the ‘Kshaid – Ur- Nar’. Langshiang falls is formed from the mighty Kynshi River. The river splits into two and falls from a height of 1106 feet into a deep gorge in the dense forest of the West Khasi Hills. There are settlements of several villages around this place. The lush green surrounding of the region is gaining popularity gradually among the tourists. The Langshiang falls in the midst of the towering hills and the green valley is a sight to behold. Being the third highest waterfall of India, Langshiang falls attracts many tourists. It is a perfect place for the visitors who want to spend time in the midst of the nature with panoramic view of the surroundings. With majestic hills all around, this place also offers trekking and hiking opportunities.

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