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Dawki, Meghalaya, India

Dawki River

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Crystal Clear Waters

Dawki, a small border town in the West Jaintia Hills district of the state of Meghalaya, is renowned for its crystal-clear waters and breathtaking natural beauty. This scenic town is situated on the banks of the Dawki River, and it has gained popularity for its pristine river and the famous suspension bridge that spans its waters.

The riverbed is visible to a remarkable depth, making it a favorite spot for boating and kayaking enthusiasts. The transparency of the water gives the illusion of floating on air, and the experience is nothing short of mesmerizing.

a person rowing a boat in the clear dawki river

Dawki is also known for its iconic suspension bridge, which offers stunning panoramic views of the river and the surrounding landscape. The bridge is a popular spot for tourists who wish to capture the beauty of Dawki in photographs.

The town is surrounded by lush green hills, making it a scenic paradise for nature lovers. The serene and tranquil environment, coupled with the picturesque landscapes, makes Dawki an ideal destination for those seeking relaxation and natural beauty.


Dawki is a hidden gem in Meghalaya, offering visitors a chance to connect with nature and experience the magic of its crystal-clear river and breathtaking landscapes. The town's natural beauty and serene ambiance make it a perfect getaway for travelers seeking a tranquil and picturesque destination.

multiple boats standing by for tourists in dawki river

The best time to visit Dawki is during the winter months, from October to March. During this period, the weather is cool and pleasant, ideal for enjoying water activities on the Dawki River and exploring the natural beauty of the region. Monsoon season, from June to September, brings heavy rainfall and can make travel challenging due to water levels rising in the river.

Getting There

location_cityState & Capital - Shillong, Meghalaya

flightGopinath Bordoloi Airport, Guwahati - 170 Kilometers

directions_carShillong - 80 Kilometers via NH206

trainGuwahati Railway Station - 170 Kilometers

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