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Umium Lake, Shillong
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Umium Lake lies some 15 km (9.5 mi) from Shillong tucked away amidst the scenic hills of Meghalaya. Created by damming the Umiam River in the early 1960s, the catchment area of this 10 sq km (3.9 sq mi) reservoir extends over 220 sq km (85 sq mi). The lake has become a major tourist attraction popular for water sports and adventure facilities, as well as a perennial favorite for picnicking. Blue water, green hills, and activities like boating, kayaking, and water cycling attract tourists from far and wide. Visitors pay fees per camera but you can take photos from camera phones. Our Shillong vacation trip planner makes visiting Umium Lake and other Shillong attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Visited Umium lake last week. View point offers a bird eye view of the lake. The whole view is beautiful and scenic. Good spot for snaps with a scintillating backdrop. They do have a speed boating her...  more »
  • If you are in Shillong, then you must visit this lake. We found the boat ride charges a little on the higher side and therefore didn't try it. However, the lake is beautiful enough to enjoy it from as...  more »
  • Big lake near by Shillong, alongside road so not much to do here. You may roam in d morning or evening around it as is near d city . 
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  • A beautiful lake ... surrounding by green hill ... over the Umiam river ... the first hydel power project in the NE region ... the water control by a dam ... it is very close to the Shillong ... if you go Shillong from Guwahati, the lake will welcome you before entering Shillong ...
  • Only lake view ..but beautiful
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  • India's North-Eastern State of Meghalaya very beautiful mountain lake surrounded by greenery. ... Places the utmost scientific perspective ... Spend a little time here and submit it
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