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September To May
Boating, Water Cycling, Scooting
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1 out of 5 attractions in Nongpoh

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.
manish dhaka
Umiam LakeIt is first thing that comes to our way to shillong. From the road you can see the beautiful lake down the valley, but it is not the justice that we did to the mesmerising place. It deserves going down to the lake and feel the beauty of the shore. But we were timebound and therefore moved ahead ignoring the voice of our heart.
Umaim Lake:We had checked all the places listed in our itinerary online this is a huge reservoir which has turned out to be a huge tourist attraction in the state, locally known as Bara pani is a paradise for any photography enthusiast. The lake has a view point and a point from where boating is done, there are speed boats, water scooter, etc for an additional fee which can be booked there directly. The lake is surrounded on three sides by beautiful lush green hills.
Preeya Darshini
Rohit Kumar Gupta
you can't miss amazingly beautiful Umiam Lake while driving down from Guwahati to Shillong. You can enjoy water sports there if time permits.