10 Unexplored waterfalls of Northeast India
Waterfalls have impressive power and beauty of nature. Shimmering and falling, breaking into a thousand shards of spray. Crashing water scares and attracts soul . When if waterfall is from north-east india than there is an heaven .If you really want explore nature than you visit these waterfalls of north-east India . North-east india which consist of 07 sister states which is still unexplored by most of the Indians . North-east india has its own collection culture and beauties . So here is the ’10 Unexplored waterfalls of Northeast India ”
Cherrapunji is tallest plunge waterfall in india , Which is one of the wettest place on earth .Thw Waterfall is almost as if it jumps down like the lady who is responsible for its name. There is one story goes – Likhai – the lady was a widow with a child till she married again. The jealous husband cooked the child and fed her the food. Realising what he had done, she ran and plunged down the cliff. While you can only see the waterfall from afar, it is enough for you to appreciate the stormy stream that emerges between the greens and falls over .
Also known as the Seven Sisters Waterfalls .The falls plunges over the top of limestone cliffs of the Khasi Hills only during the rainy season. The waterfalls get illuminated by the sun and the vibrant colors of the setting sun on the waterfalls makes it beautiful. This falls rank among the 10 tallest waterfalls in the Indian subcontinent
if you are expecting the waterfall in the shape of elephant ? than it will surprised you find none of that . The fall is named by British who found local name difficult to pronounce . The Local Khasi people use to call this falss as ” Ka Kshaid Lai Pateng Khohsiew ”(or “Three Steps Waterfalls”) . In English knows as three step waterfall British named it after a ledge on the first tier of the fall that resembled the animal. However, the ledge is no longer visible as it has fallen down by earthquake on 1897
Vantawng Falls, Mizoram
One of Highest uninterrupted waterfalls in Meghalaya . The waterfalls emerge from a dense green forest and fall into a gorge, making it a little difficult to get close to it .Like always there is story behind it’s name . There use to be a excellent swimmer in this region name called Vantwng ( By his name water fall got name) . Who use to swim in fall like fish and use play in the water like water animals. During one of such activity he met with drift log and killed
Three different streams falling down a cliff to form a natural swimming pool – that is what you get when you visit Triple Falls. The surrounding forest reserve is a great place for birdwatchers and trekkers while the pool with its cool waters pleases all. Remember to pack a picnic basket for you might just want to spend an entire day here.
Dainthlen Falls, Meghalaya
The Must visit Waterfall in Cherrapunji . On the way to sohra one can explore it’s beauty and mesmerize the self . Are ready to hear one more folk story ? Dainthlen the name given by the legend . The thlen name given to waterfall ( Khasi name of python ) . As per the legend, people decided to rid themselves of evil, captured the Thlen and killed it at the wide flat rock over-looking the waterfall. Adjacent to the very spot where the Thlen was slaughtered lies the Dain-thlen Waterfalls. Natural rock carvings of the episode draw visitors to see the image of the Thlen, the symbol of greed, corruption and evil. It will an must visit place for your monsoon bucket list ,When water level is too high one can view it from 04-05 KM distance
If you are in Pelling , Sikkim than you cannot miss a chance to visit Kachejunga . Fall Which originates from kachejunga mountain Highest peak in the world . If your are an adventure lover you can do rope activities here . Till the 90s the kanchejunga falls was not known to people and remained untouched and now it’s one of the major tourist attraction of sikkim .
Dambur Waterfalls, Tripura
An eye-catching fountain that comes from above Upland Mountain, at resource of stream Gomati . The Dampur waterfall which breaks the silence of nature not only popular with travelers but also with locals .As per local folkfore there is an foot print of Lord vishnu near by this area . The mouth of the fall is auspicious and is called Tirthamukh
Akashiganga Waterfalls located in the nagaon district of Assam and it is popular picnic and a pilgrimage spot in Assam for local peoples . Considered to be largest waterfall in Assam, There is and mythological story related to it. When Lord sati ( Shivas wife ) Sati self-immolated herself, Lord Vishnu used his Chakra to cut her body. Her head is said to have fallen at this very spot. A small temple dedicated to Lord Shiva has been built at the base and during festivals like Bihu, you will find a lot of people taking a dip in the holy waters of the stream formed by this waterfall
Langshiang Waterfalls, Meghalaya
Considered to 03rd highest waterfall in India , Located near sangrian village west khalsi hills district of meghalaya .Formed by the confluence of two streams of the Kynshi River the milky white waters will enthrall you with its lovely panoramic appeal .The river passes through a valley and forms a pool called ‘Wei Spi’ and is surrounded by breathtaking giant cliff . One can view the best panoramic view during rainy season
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