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‘The Rolling Hills’- An Excursion to the West Khasi Hills. (Mawphanlur-Markham-Mawlaisyiem-Mawkynrum)

The hills and valleys of the West Khasi Hills district will be yours to explore as part of this package. Start the excursion from Mawphanlur’s hilltops and the area’s fish-filled lakes. You can also make use of boating amenities.

Another location where you may see the undulating hills is Markham Valley, a vantage point from which there is a broad view of the low-lying hills from the hill’s summit. Depending on your luck, just after the rains in the early morning, you can witness a beautiful sight of a cloud formation covering these hills.

You will pass by Mawlai Syiem on the route to Mawkynrum, which is known for its stunning beauty and has drawn a lot of tourists. The longest paddy field in the West Khasi Hills may be seen in Mawkynrum from a viewpoint perched atop a rock, where a river twists and meanders through the fields. If one wants to stop by the road, Mawlangkhar Green Dunes and Sohwanthiang Falls are right off the highway.

Location: West Khasi Hills District.
Distance: 184 km from Guwahati Airport, 97 km from Shillong Airport.

Duration of the experience: 2 days, 2 nights.
Experience Package Price (per day): starting at INR 2,000/- per head or based on a customized itinerary.

  • A hike to the rolling hills.
  • A visit to the longest paddy field in the West Khasi Hills.
  • Trek to the waterfalls.
  • Camping at the site.
  • Fishing and boating in the local water bodies nearby.

Does the package include food and beverages: Based on

  • Food is available at INR 250 per meal (per person)
  • Local food shops are also available in nearby places.

Hosted in which language: Khasi and English.
Best months(s) to visit: September to May.

Number of guests: Within 10 persons.

Amenities/Facilities available:

  • Healthcare facility available at PHC Hospital.
  • Good mobile network.
  • Motorable roads.
  • Parking Arrangement.
  • Transportation facilities.
  • Local guides.

Working out with local communities to set up campsites and homestays
in nearby villages.

Name:  Mawphanlur Traveller’s Nest
Price (per night): INR 1500/- per room

Name of host: HAI-KAI ADVENTURE TOURS AND TRAVELS in collaboration with Local
Communities and Guides.

About the host:
Hai-Kai Adventure Tours and Travels is a Travel agency based in Nongstoin, West Khasi Hills District (WKHD). Starting in the year 2019, the group explores exotic and uncharted places within the district.

This venture was created from the interests and ideas of a group of friends who liked exploring the area through years of travel and hikes. “Hai-Kai”, in the local dialect, means “let’s walk”. They provide a sustainable approach that helps maintain the natural balance and simultaneously offers a source of secondary livelihood to those engaged. The group also seeks to promote unknown areas in the region. They establish relationships with local youth in the WKHD communities and provide education, workshops, and training on sustainable practices. Every customer can find a customized package that suits them with HAI KAI’s. Tour guides, camping, trekking, transportation, and camping equipment rentals are among the services offered by the Group.

Contact number and email of Host:
8837303066, 8837347856.