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Elephant Falls, Shillong

Categories: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
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3.8/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web
On the outskirts of Shilong, a mountain stream tumbles through the forest and creates Elephant Falls. This waterfall consists of three consecutive sections, named by the British for the rock that resembled an elephant. That rock has since been destroyed by an earthquake, but the attraction remains a popular tourist site for its proximity to the city. Wear comfortable hiking shoes, as you'll have to trek to reach the falls. You can't swim at the falls, but you can make the most of the onsite restaurant and parking facilities. See Elephant Falls and all Shillong has to offer by arranging your trip with our Shillong vacation builder.
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  • Its a beautiful fall and must visit if you are planning a trip for Shillong..The most beautiful fall which you can enjoy watching from very near 
  • I visited this place (30mins drive from Shillong town) with least expectations. I was pleasantly surprised by this place. The entire falls is so well maintained and it is actually a waterfall in 3 dif...  read more »
  • Though named Elephant falls but the place has nothing to do with elephants. Nevertheless the place is good picnic spot. You have walk down many steps before you get the view of the full waterfall. The...  read more »
  • “Nothing wrong with the place, it's just another waterfall” If you are pressed on time or if you have a choice between visiting this place and another, then I will suggest you give this a skip. There is some obscure history about why it's called the 'Elephant Falls' but nothing that pleases any of your senses. In fact, there is a steep descent of stairs to reach all the way the end & there's no incentive at all. I thought it was a waste of my time & energy visiting the place. Visited November 2015
  • Fabulous Scenery.. The waterfall is amazing as it comes in 3 steps
  • So beautiful, this kind of waterfall i did not see. Rain season is the Best to see real scenario of elephant falls.
  • So Beautiful ...... awesome ... mysterious waterfall .... it's so natural environment where one can get the natural spa retreat .... stress buster for all ... wonderful place ..... must visit place again ..... :) :)
  • very nic n wodr ful place
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