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Most renowned of all attractions in this region are the unique living root bridges. The one in the picture is at Riwai near Mawlynnong (Asia's cleanest village) 45 minutes away.A rare living root ladder, the only one of its kind, is found near the Retreat
Private room in bed and breakfast




12 guests
5 bedrooms
12 beds
5 private baths
12 guests
5 bedrooms
12 beds
5 private baths

Located 48kms away from Shillong near the town of Pynursla, 'LANGKAWET-THE RETREAT' is a unique rural getaway that gives the visitor a sense of a bygone era. From here, we conduct tours to the renowned LIVING ROOT BRIDGES, Dawki, Mawlynnong, Cherrapunji, and many other hidden places. Besides, we also have interesting outdoor actives such as trekking and mountain biking.


Free parking on premises

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
2 single beds
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Bedroom 4
3 single beds
Bedroom 5
3 single beds

House Rules

No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM


Well-lit path to entrance
Flat path to front door


70 Reviews

Pragnya User Profile
April 2018
Not everybody's cup of tea!. A bit difficult to reach this place- kind of remote- but then that is the best part about the place!. Clean and green, serene and totally offbeat- this is a simple yet adequately furbished homestay. No fancy pools, no plush landscaping- just a comfort…
Prashanth User Profile
April 2018
The place was a quiet cottage far away from the maddening crowds where time stands still and stars adorn the sky in the absence of city lights. My 3 year old enjoyed this place as well and she even referred to it as her new home. Good place around the cottage and the village for …
Shomik User Profile
March 2018
I liked everything abut this place. Nice location, beautiful stay in the lap of nature. If I get a chance to go to Shillong again, I will surely come back to this place. Victor is a great host with amazing knowledge. Thanks for everything Victor.
Shreya User Profile
February 2018
For people who enjoy spending time in unique and secluded locations in the midst of nature, this is the place to be! With help from our amazing host Victor we had a great time and left with some beautiful memories.
Aishwarya User Profile
February 2018
Putting our experience at the Retreat into words is difficult, but we will try. The Retreat is much more than what it advertises to be in the form of warmth and hospitality. We were two women traveling and for the duration of our stay for four days, we were the only ones at th…
Rameez User Profile
January 2018
I loved every bit of stay there . Victor was very helpful in guiding us by sharing informatons . The place makes you realise what you have been missing in this hi tech world.
Anveshini User Profile
November 2017
It is indeed far from madding crowd with just basic amenities. A quiet and peaceful place.. Victor was of great help to plan our travel as we hired a self-drive car and set out on our own. It would have been better if breakfast could be arranged earlier and room heaters could…

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Shillong, IndiaJoined in March 2014
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70 Reviews
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