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Umium Lake, Shillong
(4.4/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web)
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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TripAdvisor
  • A huge lake with awesome view.. though boating facilities are there but very expensive and that too for 10-15minutes..there is a govt resort which gives you the lake view from the hotel, though we did...  more »
  • this lake adds so much beauty to the hills of Shillong,the clouds dance, the mist adds to the magic ,really the abode in the clouds ,mountains . ITS ALSO VERY CLEAN ,PRISTINE AND AMAZING VIEWS. boatin...  more »
  • good beautiful and natural place. This lake is in the middle of the mountains and the forest. I like this place 
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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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