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Most Amazing Waterfalls in Northeast India you must experience

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The North East Indian states or seven sister states are home to some of the India’s tallest waterfalls. Meghalaya is known for its number of amazing, astonishing and tallest waterfalls, lush green forests and dark deep caves.

East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya is home of India’s 4 tallest waterfalls.

Nohkalikai Falls – 1,120 ft, Meghalaya

Nohkalikai waterfalls is tallest plunge waterfall in India, located near to the second wettest places on Earth, Cherrapunji Meghalaya. Nohkalikai Falls is one of the most amazing waterfalls of India.

Nohsngithiang Falls – 1,033 ft, Meghalaya

Nohsngithiang Falls (also known as the Seven Sisters Waterfalls or Mawsmai Falls) is a seven-segmented waterfall located 1 kilometre south of Mawsmai village in East Khasi Hills district in the Indian state of Meghalaya.

The water falls from a height of 315 metres (1,033 ft) and has an average width of 70 metres making it one of the tallest waterfalls in India.

Related: Meghalaya: The legend behind the Nohkalikai

The falls plunges over the top of limestone cliffs of the Khasi Hills only during the rainy season. In full spate, the segments stretch most of the way along the cliff. The waterfalls get illuminated by the sun and the vibrant colors of the setting sun on the waterfalls makes it beautiful.

Langshiang Falls – 1,106 ft, Meghalaya

The Langshiang Falls is located near the village of Sangriang, 24 kilometres (15 mi) from Nongstoin, in West Khasi Hills district in the Indian state of Meghalaya. It can also be seen from Mawpon village.

The total height of the falls is generally quoted at around 337 metres (1,106 ft). However, that needs to be confirmed.

Considering the height to be correct, it is the 3rd highest waterfalls in India.

Related: Meghalaya- the land of Waterfalls

Langshiang, about 24-25 km from Nongstoin, is about 30 minutes walk from Sangriang village.

Kynrem Falls – 1,001 ft, Meghalaya

The Kynrem Falls is located 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) from Cherrapunji in East Khasi Hills district in the Indian state of Meghalaya. It is situated inside the Thangkharang Park.

It is the 7th highest waterfalls in India.

Related: Famous Waterfalls of Northeast India

Vantawng Falls – 751 ft, Mizoram

The Vantawng Falls (called Vantawng Khawhthla in Mizo language) is located 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) south of Thenzawl in Serchhip district in the Indian state of Mizoram.

It is about 30 kilometres (19 mi) from Serchhip and 137 kilometres (85 mi) from Aizawl.

Related: Mizoram's highest waterfall: Vantawang Falls, Aizawl

It is the 13th highest waterfalls in India.

Nuranang Falls, Arunachal Pradesh

Nuranang Falls (also known as Bong Bong Falls), some 100 metres high, is located in the Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh, India.

It is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in this part of the country, yet is unknown to many travelers. It lies some 2 kilometres away from the town of Jang on the road connecting Tawang and Bomdila, so it is also known as the Jang Falls.

There is a small hydel plant located near the base that generates electricity for local use.

Related: Beautiful Waterfalls of Arunachal Pradesh

The Nuranang river originates from the Northern slopes of the Sela Pass. Just below the waterfall it falls into the Tawang river.

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