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Umiam Lake

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Lovely sunset

Don't visit during the day as the sun from the front of the lake won't let you appreciate the true... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sameer A
New Delhi, India
via mobile
Nice economic park

Good place to go for family picnic. Entrance to the lake is through an economic park. It's a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rajat V
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“water sports” (38 reviews)
“speed boat” (30 reviews)
“orchid resort” (11 reviews)
Shillong, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't visit during the day as the sun from the front of the lake won't let you appreciate the true beauty of the lake. There's an option for boating also but we didn't do that as sitting in front of the lake was more relaxing....More

Thank Sameer A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to go for family picnic. Entrance to the lake is through an economic park. It's a shallow down hill walk to the lake from the parking lot. Has a small snacks restaurant and speed boat ride on the lake. The speed boat ride...More

Thank Rajat V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located away from shilong yet easily accessible lake, go for the views and nature's best. Boating is via diesel boats that pollute this lake and the prices are very high which i hated to see water color change due to the pollution and haven't done...More

Thank AbhinovPagadala
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It isone of the best lakes in north east. If you are a poet be here, seriously that good. One speciality of thisplace is that it is great all year round. Very pretty , must visit. Stay in one of the resort overlooking the lake...More

Thank nanz100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lake with good scenic beauty located close to the city. stop by while coming or going from Shillong. stand on the top and relish the beauty of nature

Thank Lion_chd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Extremely Beautiful- about 45 minutes before Shillong town. You can stand by the lake and spend time gazing.

Thank jatindev
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank surabhimadan
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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
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Imran S
18 July 2017|
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Response from sandeepkumarindia | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I do not have the same. You can easily book over the counter.
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
9 January 2017|
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Response from Smita K | Reviewed this property |
I haven't heard of a boat house on umiam..