Krem Mawmluh

Open Time : 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Entry : paid

Address : Sohra-Laitkynsew Rd, Cherrapunji, Meghalaya, India

Why to visit Krem Mawmluh

Krem Mawmluh is regarded as the fourth-longest cave in the Indian subcontinent, with a total length of cave passageways of more than 7 km. The cave is definitely for adventure lovers and is located at an elevation of 4,503 metres. Ten feet above sea level is where the entrance to this cave is situated. The stalagmite structures and other rock formations seen inside Mawmluh Cave are well-known. Additionally, there is a pool inside the cave that was created when five different rivers found their way there.

The journey across the mountain and numerous rocky ledges to the entrance takes about 30 minutes. One had to squeeze through the extremely small opening to go inside. Within the cave, there are streams that flow, and during monsoon season, parts of the cave are totally covered beneath water.

The cave is too deep to fit everything within, including passages, different kinds of calcite formations, enormous caverns, waist-deep pools, a few metres of belly crawling, and a few climbs. Additionally, just one-fourth of the cave receives sunlight, leaving the other two-thirds completely in the dark. Both routes take about 3 to 4 hours to complete.

FAQ on Krem Mawmluh

How to reach Krem Mawmluh Cave ?

The entry is conveniently located by following the river downstream for about 200 metres behind the Mawmluh Cherra Cements Limited's cement plant, where the river submerges.

What hotels are near Mawmluh Cave?

Hotels near Mawmluh Cave: (0.00 km) Mawbynna Homestay (15.06 km) La Kupar Inn (15.83 km) Kutmadan Resort

What attractions are near Mawmluh Cave?

Attractions near Mawmluh Cave: (12.31 km) Double Decker Living Root Bridge (5.41 km) Mawjymbuin Cave (11.12 km) Nohkalikai Falls

Special Tip

It is advised that those with acute respiratory diseases avoid visiting Mawmluh Cave because of its geographical formation, which might cause the atmosphere inside the cave to make one feel queasy. Before beginning the walk to the cave, guides are provided at the Mawmluh Cherra Cement Factory in Cherrapunji, where they will also supply suits, boots, and helmets.

By Jasmine Kaur

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