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Fortunately with no thelawalas and souvenir shops and restaurants, the place has retained its... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cool water with awesome view

It's a great day for me with my friends, enjoyed my day with awesome weather.... Greenville... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Manjit T
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“water sports” (38 reviews)
“speed boat” (30 reviews)
“orchid resort” (11 reviews)
Shillong, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fortunately with no thelawalas and souvenir shops and restaurants, the place has retained its beauty.

Thank surabhimadan
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's a great day for me with my friends, enjoyed my day with awesome weather.... Greenville. Paronomic view

Thank Manjit T
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have one word for the beauty of Umiam lake, or Bara pani as the locals sometimes call, it - mesmerizing. Meghalaya is my second home because there is no place like this. As you wind up and down the rolling Khasi hills on the...More

Thank vikrant p
Reviewed 4 days ago

Its comes on the way to Shillong from Guwahati, almost near Shillong. Also called, orchid lake. There was boating option too but we reached the place post 5 PM only to get a normal boat for 15 mins. The view of hills is amazing from...More

Thank champaliasnavya
Reviewed 6 days ago

A picturesque lake on the outskirts of Shillong city ( approx distance is 16 K.M)...This is also known as Bara Pani..Famous Telecom company have made their AD here. One of the chief attraction in Shillong definitely.

Thank ziaur2k
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a water sports complex if you are interested. Or you can just sit back and enjoy the view till your nerves calm. Wonderful place to relax.

Thank hirockd
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is also known locally as Bara Paanee. The lake has been created by creating a dam on the River Umiam. The road along the lake towards Shillong gives you a great view of the entire place. Just stop on the way and enjoy the...More

Thank sandeepkumarindia
Reviewed 1 week ago

They have jet skies and speed boats from which you can enjoy the serene views of the lake. They also have swimming pools (charged on hourly basis) if you want to.

Thank kannan u
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really very picturesque. But more focus needed on maintenance. Boating on the lake is very interesting.

Thank Sumana214
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every person who would visit Umiam lake, would be lost in the beauty of this place. The lake has an amount of serenity about it. There are two resorts adjoining the lake. Children can have play time at the little play area while the elders...More

Thank Sanchita S
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me and my husband plan to visit guwahati shillong cherapunji in sep, oct during durga puja... as we travel along, can any one please suggest a good trip plan for us?? or some budget hotel??? we get a little bit confuse due to read a lot of review... we coming from kolkata... please help....
16 April 2017|
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Response from Abhik G | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you to please finalize the length of the trip and the attractions you want to visit. Guwahati if you ask me there are 3 main places to visit 1- Umananda, 2- Vashisht ashram,3- Kamakhya temple. First two can be... More
Pema Y
would like to vist shillong Umaim lake... wanna know about boathouse night stay*
9 January 2017|
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Response from Smita K | Reviewed this property |
I haven't heard of a boat house on umiam..
Santanu B
what is the average cab charge per day at Shillong
13 October 2016|
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Response from aprmunu | Reviewed this property |
I will tell you about my experience.We hired a cab from Guwahati airport.We paid Rs.12500/- for five days.This included the following: 1.Guwahati to Shillong and back 2.Shillong sightseeing 3.Shillong to Cherrapunjee... More