Near by places to visit
Thum waterfall is on the same river Kynshi, is about 60 metres high and situated near Dillingham village offers a wonderful sight. At the base is a beautiful pool surrounded by hard rocks on three sides.
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Other exciting places to visit in Nongstoin
Nongkhnum River Island
Nongkhnum Island is the biggest river island in Meghalaya and the second biggest river island in Asia, after Majuli Island in Assam. Located about 14 Kms from Nongstoin, the district hqs. of West Khasi Hills. Travelling on foot from Nongstoin through the villages of Lawse, Mawduh and Mawthar, it takes about two and a half-hours to reach the Island.
Weinia Falls on the river Kynshi and quite near to the Thum falls is a scenic cascade. It is quite deep(depth not yet ascertained) and water vapour rising up from the bottom of the falls form colours of the rainbow in sunlight. Both the sides of the falls is surrounded with rocks of different shapes, sizes and colours. Massive step-like structures formed by natural agencies are also seen on one side of the falls.
Langshiang Falls in Meghalaya are presumed to be the third highest waterfall in India. This hidden gem is a mystery to tourists who travel the West Khasi Hills to look for this elusive waterfalls, believed to be sighted from Mawpon village. It is an ideal holiday spot for the tourists as it is enveloped by scenic beauty all around. It is at its best during the monsoons when the river has abundant water and the flow is more forceful. The nature's panorama that surrounds the fall is a treat to the eyes.