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Enjoyed Precious time of Life At Umiam Lake

A very large lake near Shillong having tourist attractions. Beautiful surroundings, naturally rich... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
tinatrived
,
Ahmedabad, India
Good place for boating

Just half an hour from Shillong city, this is worth visiting the lake. They have a cafe, playground... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
_shikha_asriv
,
New Delhi, India
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“water sports” (46 reviews)
“speed boat” (38 reviews)
“orchid resort” (14 reviews)
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Shillong, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A very large lake near Shillong having tourist attractions. Beautiful surroundings, naturally rich and having arrangement of so many water sports, it's a must visit for all tourist. It may not be covered within the Shillong local sight seeing. Separate arrangement for this spot is...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Just half an hour from Shillong city, this is worth visiting the lake. They have a cafe, playground for kids and a boating facility. You can hire boats as per your requirement. All our motorized boats. We paid 100 rupees per person for a 10...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Serene, beautiful, calm, scenic, natural. Great for all ages. Must visit, just like all of Meghalaya.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Has some options of boating. Water scooter is also available. Doesn't have many options to enjoy snacks or tea/coffee.

Thank Rajiv G
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The lake is quiet and good...however the speedboat ride doesn't do justice to the natural beauty of the place

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This lake is near to orchid lake Resort... Here, we enjoy a lot.. nice view and amazing place to feel the air and view.. Totally awesome...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A scenic beautiful place and good for outside visitors.The boat ride along with natural beauty is a welcoming gesture in Shillong

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a little crowded as people hit this the first thing before SHillong. But a very good preview to Meghalaya and the trip ahead. There is a great view point once you start moving towards Shillong. Dont miss it. Also this lake is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The lake was surrounded by clouds. What a view. You could enjoy boating as well. This is the first stop while entering shillong.

Thank Rajiv P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While driving back from Shillong to Guwahati for our early morning flight, we stopped at huge Umiam lake. It's a bit if walk to reach the lake from parking. There are various boating facilities available. We chose speed boat for 4. I think it was...More

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Banpercy L
20 April 2018|
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Response from Sayantan84 | Reviewed this property |
What do you need....A contact number of a driver? Your hotel can suggest some tour operators who can pick u up from Guwahati and show u the lake on the way to Shillong
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Naresh_Haseja
16 March 2018|
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Response from pcsirtict | Reviewed this property |
Umiam is a beautiful lake. We visited two days there to enjoy boat ride. There two types of boats: speed boats and motor boats but we did not find any boathouse or houseboat there. What we did is that we stayed at police... More
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Moon P
16 August 2017|
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Response from gaurav s | Reviewed this property |
Buy traditional items from Govt shop-Meghalaya Handloom and Handicrafts Development Corporation Limited, Jail Road, Police Bazar It will offer you good quality at reasonable price.
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