Meghalaya

Elephant Falls

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Elephant is in Upper Shillong area of Meghalaya which also houses of the Eastern Air Command of Indian Air force. 12 km on the outskirts of the city, the mountain stream descends through two successive falls set in dells of fern covered rocks.
It has footpath leading to bottom for fall where it reaches a small lake. Its name elephant falls was given by British. Because there was a rock by the side of fall which resembled elephant. The rock was destroyed in earthquake.
At a short distance beyond the falls, there are two smaller falls which are none  the less beautiful and captivating. These are the Wei Iaplam Falls and the Wir Phang Falls. A well paved footpath and a small wooden bridge facilitate access to these falls.

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