Nohwet village is located just around 4 kms from Mawlynnong, in the southern part of Pynursla, Meghalaya. The main attraction of Nohwet, is the famous Living Root Bridge, a marvelous example of symbiosis between Man and Nature. Apart from this, the village also has other attractions like serene waterfalls, rock formations and a historical dwelling, more than 150 years old. The village also produces and supplies one of the best quality areca nuts (kwai) in Khasi and JaIntia hills.
Located in the serene surroundings near the living root bridge in Nohwet village this is a beautiful home of a local family. It is a very good alternate to homestays in Mawlynnong that are getting commercialized. There are 3 spacious and comfortable rooms for the guests. One has attached bathroom and other two have a common bathroom.
Location: 4 km from Mawlynnong parking lot
Number of Rooms – 3; Total Capacity – 12
The nearest airport is in Shillong (99 km) and Guwahati is the nearest railhead (168 km). Regular road services are available from Shillong and Cherrapunji.
Single Occupancy Room:1500/-
Double Occupancy Room: 2500/-
Extra Person: 500/-
1 Oct. 22 – 31 Dec. 22
Double Occupancy Room: 3500/-
Extra Person: 500/-
Upto 6 years: Complimentary (No Extra Bed)
6-12 years.: 50% (Extra bed provided)
Veg Meal: 150/-
Non Veg Meal: 180/-
What you pay for a homestay, brings a direct socio-economic benefit to locals. Be proud by not asking for a discount.
Parking • Internet • Running Hot Water • Open Seating Areas • Toiletries • Pet Friendly • Smoking allowed • Pick and Drop Service (Paid)
Regular meals include Roti, Rice, Dal, Mixed Vegetables, varieties of Chutney and some vegetable/ chicken/ Pork gravy. Chinese dishes like momos, Chowmein etc. can also be prepared. They also serve local cuisine like jadoh, Doh khleh, Nei long etc on request. Both Vegetarian and Non vegetarian options are available.
Bird Watching • Reading • Village Walk • Forest Walk • Hiking • Fishing
Living Root Bridge • Balancing Rock of Mawlynnong (3kms) • Bangladesh Viewpoint (4kms) • The Church of Epiphany (4kms) • Mawlynnong Waterfall (16kms) • Byrdaw Falls (22kms) • Rymben Falls (25kms)
Umngot River (24Kms) • Dawki (26kms) • Shnongpdeng (33kms) • Bangladesh Border (27kms) • Jaflong Zero Point (29kms) • Shilong (76kms) • Cherrapunji (80kms)
Extremely knowledgeable Bhabok Khongknaw will host you. Other than managing the homestay,he manages his family business. He and his family will take care of you like a family member and do their best to make your stay memorable. Be it treating you with delicious local meals, or taking you around to explore the village, they will not leave any stone unturned. Bhabok can tell you amazing stories from his village and Meghalaya.
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