Open Time : 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Entry : free
Address : Dainthlen Falls, Dainthlen Road, Cherrapunji, Meghalaya, India
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Why to visit Dainthlen Falls
Cherrapunji, Meghalaya's Dainthlen Falls is a stunning waterfall that can be found 11 kilometres from the Cherrapunji Bus Stand. It is a well-known waterfall in Meghalaya and one of the top attractions in Cherrapunji.
Dainthlen Falls, one of Cherrapunji's well-known waterfalls, cascades down from a height of roughly 90 metres and draws a sizable number of visitors each year. The name of this fall is accompanied by a little legend. Locals claimed that Thlen, a gigantic demon python that was enmeshed in greed and power, existed. Near this fall, some daring men seized the animal and crushed its hood with a massive stone. Visitors to the waterfall can investigate the snake engravings carved naturally into the rock, which stand for corruption, wickedness, and greed.
Reaching the iron barrier from which one may see the pouring waterfall will take a few minutes of careful walking. Since there was no designated path, it was quite difficult to navigate the pebbles and mud. One should cross the stream to the other side for the best view of Dainthlen. Only when the water level is low is this feasible. Another historic bridge that crosses the stream makes a wonderful backdrop for photographCherrapunji, Meghalaya's Dainthlen Falls is a stunning waterfall that can be found 11 kilometres from the Cherrapunji Bus Stand. It is a well-known waterfall in Meghalaya and one of the top attractions in Cherrapunji.
FAQ on Dainthlen Falls
How are the Dainthlen Waterfalls accessible?
11 kilometres separate it from Cherrapunjee Bus Station.
What is the best time to visit Dainthlen waterfalls ?
September and October are prime months for waterfall visits.
What hotels are near Dain-Thlen Falls?
Hotels near Dain-Thlen Falls: (0.00 km) Sulawado Resort (0.00 km) Ryngkewjajer Inn (0.00 km) Vamoosetrail Cherrapunjee
There are no charges for visiting the waterfall sight but parking is charged about Rs 20.
By Jasmine Kaur