Asia’s Cleanest Village Mawlynnong in Meghalaya

Asia's Cleanest Village Mawlynnong in Meghalaya

Mawlynnong (renowned as the cleanest village in Asia) is a beautiful clean and scenic village on the outskirts of Meghalaya with amazing flower gardens around almost every household. Mawlynnong is also famous for a living root bridge, few water falls and a balancing rock, which falls on route to the place.

This serene village located in the East of Khasi Hills in Meghalaya and is also referred as ‘God’s own garden’. Mawlynnong is known for its cleanliness and mostly based eco-tourism initiatives. The community has made collective effort to maintain the ambience of a clean village.

Mawlynnong offers picturesque natural beauty for its tourists and a trek to the living root bridge at a neighboring village of Riwai. Mawlynnong also offers a sight of natural balancing rock, a strange but natural phenomenon of a boulder balancing on another rock and is surely a sight to cherish for tourists.

The village of Mawlynnong looks gorgeously green especially during the times of the monsoon when there is lush greenery all around, with waterfalls paving the way to small streams and abundance of flowering orchids dangling from the trees and hedges add to the beauty of the village.

Every local works hard to keep the place clean and nature friendly. Local can be often seen cleaning the roads, cleaning up leaves and throwing any garbage in the bin. One can see a lot of bamboo garbage bags at every nook and corner of this little yet magnificient village. Cleanliness is an age old tradition and a way of life for all the villagers living in this place.

The village of Mawlynnong offers several small tea shops and eateries where tourists can relish a hot of cup of tea or have their lunch and dinner.

Tourists can visit this place around the spring summer seasons when Mawlynnong’s weather is very pleasant. Travelers looking to find clouds and waterfalls can visit the place in the times of monsoons. It is during the monsoons that a gentle rain shower drizzles continuously which makes the village look more wilder, greener and exotic.

The winter season is another best season to visit the village with the temperature sometimes dipping to around 5°C. Winter starts around the last weeks of November and last until March. Tourists visiting Mawlynnong in the winter season should carry woolens clothes.

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