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Elephant Falls

Shillong, India
+91 364 222 2731
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You need strength to visit all three falls

Elephant falls are very near our just outside Shillong. It is a series of 3 waterfalls. There is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ManishChiranewal
,
Guwahati, India
via mobile
Lovely waterfalls

This is a very beautiful waterfall - there are a flight of stairs to take to see the various stages... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
DeviHaridas
,
Bangalore
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“three steps” (48 reviews)
“three levels” (32 reviews)
“nice waterfall” (16 reviews)
LOCATION
Shillong, India
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+91 364 222 2731
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"three steps"
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"three levels"
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"nice waterfall"
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"steep steps"
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"beautiful fall"
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"water falling"
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"rainy season"
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"water flow"
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"elderly people"
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"souvenir shops"
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"shillong peak"
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"tourist spot"
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"worth a visit"
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"sight seeing"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Elephant falls are very near our just outside Shillong. It is a series of 3 waterfalls. There is an entry fee and the place has been well developed as a tourist attraction. It boasts of visit by the Prime Minister also. To visit the first...More

Thank ManishChiranewal
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a very beautiful waterfall - there are a flight of stairs to take to see the various stages of the waterfall (3 stages). But it is worth the walk and very well maintained locality

Thank DeviHaridas
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to these falls in the morning. There is more than a single fall here and you need to climb some stairs down. The falls are beautiful for sure and there are not many stairs to climb so anyone can reach easily. Though these...More

Thank Wanderingmusafir
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is at a distance of 10 km from Shillong city. There are quite number of steps to travel down to the falls, which may be difficult for elders to make it. A single stream has falls at three levels and the track goes along...More

Thank pln111
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although just 15 minutes from main Shillong City Center this is probably a over hyped place which is nothing as compared to the majestic waterfalls that you visit in Cherrapunji or other places. There are quite a lot of steps to take to travel down...More

Thank Ratno_Ghosh
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When we had gone there in March, 2018 water level was very less as it was not a rainy/monsoon season. I had gone there when I had visited Shillong in September, 2015. At that time water level was amazing. It looks so awesome. Don't have...More

Thank Aakash A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There's nothing special, beautiful or striking about these Falls. Or maybe March isn't the right month to visit them. A rather forgettable experience.

Thank kshiti7
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There three falls in this place. The main fall is very beautiful There is not much water when we visited.

Thank Jalaramaaih V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good for photography, but the water of the falls is stagnant and dirty. Just go there while returning from Sohra. There is an trekking down the steps,but we did not attempt it.

Thank Sayantan84
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This waterfalls is located near to Shillong, we visited it on our way to Cherapunjee.. It is beautiful and we enjoyed the visit.

Thank P Niharika M
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gunjan r
March 15, 2018|
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Response from Ranjan V | Reviewed this property |
My father in law aged 74 went up to the last.Its not that tough. Moreover there are three stages. one can take rest at any place. All the best.
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Shweta C
February 17, 2018|
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Response from Aveek B |
June would be very good,in my opinion. Shillong & Cherrapunjee are famous and visitworthy for rain. In june, you can enjoy the beauty of rain to the fullest. The famous falls will be full of water, be it in... More
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Sree K
January 28, 2018|
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Response from Akhil D | Reviewed this property |
September to October would be best time as you guys would be biking.. Less rainy time and it would be easy to drive.
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