Umiam Lake

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  • Address: Shillong, India
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +91-3642223334
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Forest, Water Body, Family And Kids, Lake, Picnic Spot, Nature
Tickets From $234.63

This is a beautiful lake that sees numerous tourists from all over the country. The scenic spot is a part of a hydro-electric project, Umiam Umtru Hydro Electric Power Project, which resulted in the construction of this lake. Also known as Big Water or Barapani, this lake is an ideal place to experience the natural splendor of Shillong. If you visit this place, you will have the opportunity to explore the lovely, which is just around the corner. The surrounding emerald-colored hill is another add-on to the beauty of this place.

From kayaking to sailing, you will be spoilt for choice. The hills and the meadow around the lake are lovely. Also check out the horseshoe-shaped right in the middle of the town. Surrounded by green meadows and colorful flowerbeds, the lake makes for a good picnic spot.

Umiam Lake Travel Tips

  • Water sports like speed boating, water skiing, Kayaking, sailing and rowing are available.

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  • Umiam Lake Address: Shillong, India
  • Umiam Lake Contact Number: +91-3642223334
  • Umiam Lake Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Umiam Lake(preferred time): 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Umiam Lake: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 58.33% of people who visit Shillong include Umiam Lake in their plan

  • 40.58% of people start their Umiam Lake visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Umiam Lake

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

91.8% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Umiam Lake

People normally club together Khasi Monoliths and Wakaba Falls while planning their visit to Umiam Lake.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Umiam Lake Reviews & Ratings

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  • Can we cook our own food out there?

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    • I guess you can cook at Umiam Lake. But, it is requested not to litter the place in the process.  

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