Krang Suri Waterfalls Overview

Krang Suri Waterfall is known for its turquoise blue waters and its beautiful location amidst the mountains. It is located in the West Khasi in the Jaintia Hills District of Meghalaya. To reach this serene site, one has to trek along the mountain’s edge, which gives you an adrenaline spike. The trek offers panoramic views of the surrounding landscape and is surrounded by lush green forest. If you're planning your Shillong tour packages, make sure to include a visit to this breathtaking waterfall in your itinerary.

After the thrilling walk to the falls, one is left with only peace and tranquillity by seeing the beauty. The waterfall is also famous for swimming in the natural pool and overnight camping. This picturesque destination is a must-visit on the trip to Meghalaya. The Krang Suri Waterfall feels like a page from a fairy tale!


• Immerse yourself in a serene experience while taking in the beauty of the cascading Krang Suri Waterfalls.
• Take a refreshing dip in the natural pools brimming with crystal blue waters.
• Do overnight camping at the Krang Suri Waterfalls and enjoy a bonfire and the beautiful surroundings of the site.
• Visit Jowai village and explore the famous Jowai Presbyterian Church, Thadlaskein Lake, and Jaflong Park.
• Visit the Nartiang Monoliths and marvel at the monoliths erected as the monuments for the old kings.

How To Reach

Krang Suri Waterfalls is located in the Jaintia Hills District of Meghalaya. The nearest town to the site is Amlarem and it is 91 km from Shillong. The best route you can take is from Jowai, a nearby town.

By Car: Drive up to the Krang Suri Waterfalls from Shillong. It is a 3-hour drive from the city and then a 20 minute trek from the parking area to the waterfalls. You can also reach Jowai and drive to the waterfalls. It is approximately a 30-minute drive from Jowai to Krang Suri.

By Cab: Book a cab from Shillong to Krang Suri Waterfalls. It is a 3-hour long drive to the falls, but it will be convenient for you, but a little expensive.

By Shared Taxi: Shared taxis are a common mode of transportation in Meghalaya. You can inquire about shared taxis going to Jowai or Krang Suri from Shillong, which can be a more affordable option compared to hiring a private taxi.

Best Time To Visit

The Krang Suri Waterfall is open all year round. Each season has its own magic, but it is less advisable to visit in the monsoon season due to the risk of slipping accidents. Entry to the falls is free but there can be some parking charges and maintenance charges. There are no particular timings for the falls.

Best Season to Visit: September to December is the best season to visit the Krang Suri Waterfalls. The post-monsoon season enhances the beauty of Meghalaya, the water is in its full glory and the lush scapes are more scenic.

Best Day of the Week: It should be your personal preference to pick the best day to visit Krang Suri Waterfall. Weekends are usually busy and crowded, weekdays are a little more peaceful. Before going to the falls, check the weather conditions.

Best Time of the Day: It is best to leave from Shillong early in the morning to reach the falls at around 9:30 am to 10 am. The best time to soak in the beauty of Krang Suri Waterfall and to swim in the blue waters is in the morning only.

Other Essential Information

  • Refrain from speeding when travelling to and fro from the waterfalls.
  • Carry water, snacks, and spare clothes (if you wish to swim).
  • Wear sturdy and high gripping shows when trekking or navigating through the slippery paths around and at the waterfalls.
  • It is advisable not to visit the waterfalls during monsoon season.
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