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Mawlynnong Village

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Mawlynnong - A clean and green village but not exceptional.

I had heard a lot about the cleanest village in Asia was Mawlynnong. I planned to visit this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chandigarh, India
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Truly clean

Awarded as the cleanest village in Asia, it's truly very clean and full of greenery. People here... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
| East Khasi Hills of Meghalaya, Mawlynnong, India
+91 80142 75582
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As claimed, Mawlynnong is the cleanest village in Asia! However it is a must see place in Meghalaya. Green, quite with very friendly people make this place a little heaven. Dont forget to visit Balancing rock on the way which is just half KM before...More

Thank ShabuzBD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard a lot about the cleanest village in Asia was Mawlynnong. I planned to visit this village on May 21st 2018 with my wife while on a week's tour to Shillong and Cherrapunji. So, we drove from Shilling to this village on 20th...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awarded as the cleanest village in Asia, it's truly very clean and full of greenery. People here live a very simple life and have small plants and flowers planted in front of each and every house. it feels good to have a walk inside the...More

Thank Dhiren-Ketki
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

The road towards mawlynnong is beautiful. You can visit living root bridge on the way. But there is nothing to see in the village. Yes it is very clean and has some view points but nothing other than that. Due to good advertising tourists flock...More

Thank SubhraSekharm
Reviewed 29 July 2018

So, this place is clean by Indian standards but frankly this isn't saying very much. Unfortunately the success of the publicity about the cleanliness has caused a building boom so everything looked like a construction site with heaps of sand and piles of bricks everywhere....More

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Reviewed 29 July 2018

Amidst of nature, this place is really great. Very clean village with highly civilized people. Although whole meghalaya is more civilized but the cleanliness in this village is great. great views of bangladesh from here.

Thank Udit_007
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Reportedly the cleanest village in India, it is picture perfect, with every little home surrounded by colorful gardens of pretty flowers and white picket fences. Undulating pathways crisscross between densely packed little houses, and tiny clearings between boast plants and flowers that are a gardener's...More

Thank ShalK8
Reviewed 8 July 2018

A disgusting village with more of adopted western cultures and less of own Khasi culture. Globalization ruined the root of this villlage. Concrete houses instead of normal village houses.

Thank iamArnabPal
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

When you are looking up Meghalaya as a holiday destination , mawlynnong is sure to come in the top 3 must see places . It has the tag of being the “ cleanest village in Asia “ ! I asked the locals , who gave...More

Thank vaishakv7
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Nice sweet location.....worth spending a couple of hours strolling around and nice collection of items for sale.....good friendly people

Thank Sunil S
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28 August 2018|
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Response from Sathya S | Reviewed this property |
There is an easily accessible root bridge on the way to the village. It is safe and I have seen kids as well as elderly women navigate the steps to reach it. Kaziranga is not in Meghalaya. You have to go back to Shillong... More
Rashida M
18 August 2018|
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Response from Aakash A | Reviewed this property |
Approx 80 kms from Shillong and approx. 2 hrs by car.
25 June 2018|
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Response from sssdgn | Reviewed this property |
Possible ,we did this in April 2018,first we went to Dawki than proceeded for Mawlynong and by 9 pm returned Shillong,start your journey early in the morning latest by 8 am ,if more early it will be more... More