Situated on the India- Bangladesh Border this is a small town in the lap of the Jaintia Hills. Another place of immense natural beauty in Meghalaya, this is known mainly as a coal exporter to Bangladesh and also places of India. The main attraction here apart from the extreme natural beauty and peace is the Dawki Bridge. It is a suspension bridge over the Umngot River and also serves as a place from where all tourists can enjoy some spectacular panoramic views. The emerald colour of the Dawki river is the major attractions of the place and hence Dawki tourism has flourished in the past few years.
The months of November to February is the coldest period of the year. Dawki has a subtropical highland climate with cold, dry winters and cool, rainy summers. Though rainfall frequency is lesser in the winters, yet it does rain a lot throughout the year.
Accommodation in hostels and guesthouses: INR 500 - 800 For Mid-range Travellers: INR 1200 to INR 3000 a day For Luxury Travellers: INR 4000 and upwards