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Umiam Lake

Umiam Lake is a reservoir situated in the slopes 15 km toward the North of Shillong in the state of Meghalaya, India. It was made by damming the Umiam waterway in the mid 1960s. The chief catchment range of the lake and dam is spread more than 220 square km. The lake was framed as a major aspect of building a Dam. The dam began development in 1965. The dam has the qualification of being the first Hydel force venture in the North-east locale of India. The lake serves as a noteworthy vacation spot for the state of Meghalaya. Aside from putting away water for power era, the lake additionally gives home to various biological species at smaller scale, meso and full scale levels. Downstream watering system, fisheries and drinking water take into account nearby anthropogenic needs. It is likewise a well known destination for water game and adventure trips. Sightseers visit this spot for Scooting, kayaking, water cycling, and drifting.
मानसून का समय ह्रदय में एक अलग एहसास जगा देता है और ये एहसास होता है प्यार का. पानी की बूंदें, बदलो का उमड़ना, झरनों का वो कल कल स्वर आपको एक अलग ही दुनियाँ में ले के जाता है. अगर आप भी बहुत करीब से उस एहसास को महसूस करना चाहते हैं तो चले आइये मेघालय.                                                                                                                                   जब आप गुवाहटी से मेघालय की राजधानी शिलांग आते हैं तो शिलांग से ठीक पहले खूबसूरत ऊमियम या बढ़ा पानी लेक अपनी बाहों को खोले आपका स्वागत करती है. इसकी खूबसूरती को देख के आप पागल हो जाएंगे ये मेरा दावा है.
Beautiful Shillong
Beautiful Shillong
The go-to place for a pleasant weekend retreat and picnic hotspot for any Shillong resident and even those from nearby Guwahati, is undoubtedly, the popular ‘Umiam Lake’. To reach this popular Lake, it takes about 20 minutes from Shillong and around under two hours if you are coming from Guwahati, Assam. For those coming from all over the country, it serves as the scenic gateway that represents the natural splendor of Shillong.
Lake No. 9- Umiam Lake, Shillong Even before you enter the beautiful Meghalaya, the first sight is of this Lake...right at the entrance of Shillong city. Now if you start a trip with such a welcome then imagine the rest of the State... There is a nice walking street made to enjoy the view of the Lake. You can go dow to boat as well if you wish. In the month of October and November there are pretty cherry blossoms trees on the road that enhances the beauty of this lake. How to Reach - Nearest airport is in Gauhati is just a 3 hour drive from Gauhati for Shillong. Many buses, cabs, Taxis are available at the Airport itself to reach Shillong. Where To Stay - Shillong has many options of hotels, bed and breakfasts and resorts...the bed and breakfast options works best as this place is soo pretty you will not want to stay indoorsHow Many Days- Typically Meghalaya needs atleast 6 days out of which 3 nights are in Shillong as Shillong is the hub for all other places.