NohKaLikai Falls

Meghalaya, India
Type: Waterfalls
  • Probal Basak
    Probal Basak
  • Vinay Kumar
    Vinay Kumar
  • Ambuj Rajput
    Ambuj Rajput
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    Sontu Dey
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    pynkhraw thabah
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Nohkalikai Falls, located near Cherrapunji in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya, is one of the tallest and most mesmerizing waterfalls in India. Plunging from a height of approximately 340 meters (1,115 feet), Nohkalikai Falls is a spectacular sight to behold, surrounded by lush greenery and towering cliffs.

The name "Nohkalikai" translates to "Jump of Ka Likai" in the local Khasi language and is derived from a tragic legend associated with the waterfall. According to the legend, a woman named Likai, distraught by the loss of her child, plunged to her death from the cliff near the waterfall, giving rise to its poignant name.

Visitors to Nohkalikai Falls can enjoy breathtaking views of the cascading waters as they plunge into the azure pool below. The waterfall is particularly stunning during the monsoon season when it is at its fullest, although it remains a captivating sight throughout the year. Adventurous souls can also trek to viewpoints near the falls to capture panoramic vistas of the surrounding landscape.

Nohkalikai Falls is not just a natural wonder but also a popular tourist destination and a symbol of the awe-inspiring beauty of Meghalaya's landscapes. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, a photographer, or simply seeking a tranquil escape amidst nature, Nohkalikai Falls offers an unforgettable experience that will leave you spellbound.

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