Named after an Elephant like stone at its foot, the Elephant Falls are among the most famous falls in the North-East, arranged close to Shillong. It is a vacationers’ heaven with three layers of the falls open to the layman from various vantage focuses. The Britishers named this fall so inferable from the presence of an elephant-formed stone on one side of the fall. Be that as it may, the stone broke down and was washed away because of a seismic tremor in 1897. Elephant Waterfalls is a sublime spot for investing some energy amidst nature while catching the inconceivable minutes for your remembrance.
The stunning Elephant falls were alluded to as ‘Ka Kshaid Lai Pateng Khohsiew’ by the neighborhood Khasi individuals, which signifies ‘The Three Step Waterfalls’, as these falls comprise of three entrancing falls in progression. The first of the three cascades are tucked between the thick trees and are expansive. The subsequent cascade lessens to thin strands of water and is practically irrelevant in winters because of the retreating water levels. The third and the most noticeable cascade is the tallest with clear water streaming like a sheet of milk on the dull rocks in the setting. Out of the three, the third cascade will in general strike the guests as the most noteworthy.
Elephant Falls is an extraordinary visit objective before one head for additional excursions into Meghalaya. Found 12 km away from the capital city of Shillong, it is quite possibly the most visited falls in the wonderful state.