Dawki Tourism & Travel Guide

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.
Best time to visit

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

Trips and Itineraries for Dawki

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Journey from an Unexplored to the Explored; Dawki - Mawlynnong

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Dawki: Standing on the Indo-Bangladesh border

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Border Bound: Guwahati to Dawki, Meghalaya

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An unexpected ride to Dawki

Half confused and half worried, I am looking for a vehicle in the bustling streets of Bada Bazaar...

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Got wet at Dawki!!

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Best Time to Visit Dawki

  • Peak Season: March and April are beautiful times of the year as the weather is extremely good. The temperature is around a cool 20 degree Celsius, and amount of rainfall increases slightly as compared to the winters.
  • Shoulder Season: November to February is the coldest period of the year, you can visit during this time of the year for witness the cool conditions.
  • Off-season: Summer begins in May and lasts till beginning of September

Budget for Dawki

Accommodation in hostels and guesthouses: INR 500 - 800

  • Food in local cafes and street eateries: INR 50 - 150
  • Public Transport in buses and auto rickshaws: INR 15 - 50
  • Sightseeing: INR 10 - 50.

For Mid-range Travellers: INR 1200 to INR 3000 a day

  • Accommodation in mid-range hotels and resorts: INR 800 - 1000
  • Food in mid-range cafes and restaurants: INR 250 - 500
  • Local transport in local taxis or car rentals: INR 200 - 400
  • Treks and Hiking packages: INR 1000 and upwards.

For Luxury Travellers: INR 4000 and upwards

  • Accommodation in 4* or 5* hotels: INR 3500 and upwards
  • Food in upscale restaurants and bars: INR 700 and upwards
  • Local transport in private taxis: INR 2000 and upwards
  • Guided tours: INR 1500 and upwards.

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