David Scott Trail Shillong

An old trekking route and one of the most popular trekking routes in Meghalaya, David Scott Trail Shillong has been named after David Scott, a British office. The officer discovered this route in the first half of 1800s in the form of a mule track for travelling from Assam to Bangladesh. This route spread in over 100 km and takes around 5 days to get covered, on-foot. This trail route is separated into smaller trekking routes and the trail between Mawphlang and Lad Mawphlang, is the most famous one. This route covers the lovely terrain of Eastern Khasi Hills.

This 1-day route in David Scott Trail expands up to 16 km and can be covered in 4 hours. The whole trek is blessed with mesmerizing natural wonders such as cascading waterfalls, crystal clear streams gushing down from mountains, typical Khasi villages, scenic valleys, forests groves and expansive meadows. Camps can be set to treat the eyes to the stunning views of lush rugged Umiam valley. Do not miss the opportunity to click memorable photographs here.

Best time for David Scott Trail

October and November

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