Jowai Tourism

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Jowai (IPA: ʤəʊˈwaɪ) is the headquarters of West Jaintia Hills district of the state of Meghalaya, India and is home to the Pnar tribe. It is a scenic place located on a plateau surrounded on three sides by the Myntdu river bordering Bangladesh to the south (about 50 km from the Indo-Bangladesh border). Due to its high altitude of 1380 m above sea level, Jowai experiences warm and pleasant summers with cool to chilly winters. Jowai is an important business and education hub of the entire district catering to students from all over the district as well as the adjacent parts of Assam and Bangladesh. It is well equipped with amenities such as schools, colleges, hospitals, post office etc.

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A place in India, Jowai is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. After your splendid visit to Jowai, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Guwahati. Add Guwahati to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Nohkalikai Falls, Sa-i-mika Park, Mawsmai Cave. To reach Jowai, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Jowai.

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Facts and Stats for Jowai*

  • Pollution Statistics in Jowai

    Know the pollution level of Jowai before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
  • Jowai: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Jowai for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Jowai.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 100 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 37.5 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Jowai - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 66.41 (High)
    • Pollution Index 25.86 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 30.88 (Very Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.49 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 44.57 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Jowai

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Jowai

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.35 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 25.84 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 45.95 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 70.48 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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