The mighty Elephant falls is one of the most visited falls of North East India. This waterfall was named by the British due to the presence of a rock near it resembling an elephant.This rock, was however destroyed in 1897. One can get really close to the falls to see the white-as-milk water rush down in full force.
12 kms away from the busy city, this waterfall is a prime spot for a quick getaway. Both locals and tourists flock to this destination. The lush green forest cover surrounding the Elephant Falls springs to life in the monsoon season, providing a picture-perfect view. The 3 tiers of this waterfall are clearly distinguishable because of the stark contrast between the water and the black rock behind. This waterfall is a must-visit destination for anyone who visits Shillong. Get ready to be enchanted by the breathtaking beauty of Elephant Falls.