Sweet Falls Overview

Ranked 18 of 43 sightseeing in Shillong

Sweet Falls, a very steep fall, is one of the most mesmerising waterfalls in the country. The beauty of the waterfall along with gargling sound of the water, bird chirps and rich flora are the highlights of this fall.

Situated near Happy Valley, at a distance of about eight kilometre from Shillong, the waterfall is a famous picnic spot for the locals as well as tourists. Water cascades down from a great height which is hardly visible from the foot of falls.

The site is situated along with a mini zoo and a Butterfly Museum. Visitors can witness  most beautiful varieties of roses in the surroundings along with distinct species of pelicans. As there are no barricades, rocks and protecting boundaries around the place of fall, high caution is advised.

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As Sweet as the name goes

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Sweet Falls

30th Jul 18

Feel The Tenderness Of Sweet Falls

Feel The Tenderness Of Sweet Falls  Video Review

Sweet Falls

Aiban Lyngdoh
20th May 18

Beautiful Sweet Falls

Beautiful Sweet Falls  Video Review

Sweet Falls

Suvodip Moitra
3rd Oct 17

Beautiful place

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Saurav Mantra
15th May 18

Beautiful place

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Sweet Falls

20th Dec 17

Natural beauty

Natural beauty  Video Review

Sweet Falls

Reeta Karki
1st Oct 17

Nice falls - Superb in monsoon season

Nice falls - Superb in monsoon season  Video Review

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Debashis Roy
13th Jan 17

What travellers are saying about Sweet Falls

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Parviz Bora

Parviz Bora4.3/5

14 reviews

Natural beauty

Sweet Falls is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Shillong. The natural beauty of the waterfall, along with the surrounding hills is wonderful. I loved visiting the place.

Anen Khiam

Anen Khiam3.9/5

5 reviews

Sweet, as the name goes!!!

Milky white water cascading down from the mountain is a sight to behold for any eyes! It has a colorful railings and a shed to sit and watch the waterfalls. One can pack picnic lunch and have a great time amidst the beautiful meadows. Simply beautiful! A must visit place.

Ismat hussain Choudhury

Ismat hussain Choudhury3.9/5

21 reviews

A popular picnic spot

Well this fall is situated in happy valley area in Shillong. It is quite a popular picnic spot among locals and tourists. You can enjoy the milky white stream and the lush green surroundings and take couple of beautiful pictures back home.

Abhijit Gupta

Abhijit Gupta3.9/5

284 reviews

Highest waterfall in Shillong

The view of the waterfall from a near by restaurant was spectacular. We halted at the restaurant because the waterfall is perfectly visible from that restaurant. Unfortunately I have forgotten the name. The waterfall creates a rainbow at the bottom and the fall has created a superb reservoir at the bottom with crystal clear blue water. Sweet waterfall looks great from far. It is strongly suggested to visit.

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