Credited with cleanest village in Asia, Mawlynnong is located at a distance of 90 Km from Shillong. The conscious villagers takes care of the village apart from practicing their profession who considers cleanliness as their age old tradition. Dustbins made of bamboo are placed along the road. The garbage so deposited in dustbins are collected by the villagers and deposited in a pit to be used as manure. Besides the beauty of the village, you can feel to be at the top of the world when you are at Manchan, the observatory located within near proximity. In addition to that Mawlynnong captivates visitor’s eyes with the strange natural phenomenon of a boulder balancing over another rock.