The Mawjymbuin Cave is situated in the city of Shillong and located in the Mawsynram Village near the East Khasi Hills. The Mawjymbuin Cave is 56 kms from the city of Shillong. The Mawjymbuin Cave is situated in one of the wettest place on the planet. The cave is a natural wonder that attaches enormous religious connection. The cave is situated in the wilderness with no close by amenities or basic facilities. The local transport facilities are reasonable and abundant.
The Mawjymbuin Cave is also locally known by the name of Krem Mawjymbuin. It is a 209 metre high cave that is made of calcareous sandstone and many pillars that have been formed as a consequence of continuous weathering, dripping of mineral-rich liquids and deposits of calcium carbonate. There is a Shiva Linga structure that has been a result of a giant pillar formation and is a natural and accurate formation of the Hindu deity. This formation is the key attraction of this cave and is considered with very high regard.
Many renowned scientists and geologists have conducted many researches by keeping this cave as the analytical sample. The cave attracts all groups of people, right from geologists, nature lovers, spiritual seekers, pilgrims and adventurers. Lockers and storage facilities are available for valuable of the visitors. Bathroom facilities and basic food/beverage amenities around the premise of the cave is available to cater to the needs of the customers. This cave is a collection of many small caves within the main cave. The cave is surrounded and designed by many boulders of rocks and stones and some paths can be challenging to walk in but the difficulty is exciting.
The Mawjymbuin Cave is considered to be one of the top most attractive tourist sites to visit in Shillong. This cave is without a doubt for those of you who enjoy the mystery and adventure that comes along with the visit. An estimated duration of 1. 5 to 2 hours is recommended as the length of the visit considering the awe-struck surroundings of the cave. The cave can be visited anytime between September to May (totally avoid the monsoon) and no entrance fee is to be paid for this visit. Mornings and afternoon timings are the best time to visit the Mawjymbuin Cave.