Umiam Lake

Umiam Lake Shillong, Entry fees, Timings, Route info

This artificial lake came into existence in 1965, after the construction o Umiam Umtru Hydro Electric Power Project. This lake stretches over an area of 220 Sq. Km. Kayaking, water cycling, scooting, and boating etc are available here. The houseboat is available for the night stay.

The beauty around Umiam resembles Lakes of Scotland. It consists of a very beautiful lake resort and a Nehru park inside its premises. This lake is located in the hills of Shillong and is 15 Km away. Located on the Guwahati – Shillong Route. This lake is also known as Barapani Lake.

An ideal time to spend here: 4-5 hours.

Best Time to Visit: Nov-Jun.

Umiam Lake Boating Charges

S.NoDetailsBoat CapacityTicket CostTime Duration
1River Bus20Rs.75/ Person10 mins
2Cruising Boat10Rs.75/ Person10 mins
3Speed Boat3Rs.300/ Boat5 mins
4High-Speed Boat10Rs.100/ Boat5 mins
5WaSkiingking1Rs.400/ Boat5 mins
6Sailing Boat2Rs.300/ Boat20 mins

Entry Fees: Rs.50/ adult

Tourists inflow high during Nov, Dec, Jan, Apr, May and Jun months.

The ab0ve-mentioned rates might change as it is subjected Tourism department

For Tour packages Booking, Please call @ +91 93 93 93 9150

How to reach Umiam Lake?

By Air

  1. The nearest airport is at Shillong which is 15 Km away,

By Train

  1. The nearest railway station is at Shillong which is 14 Km away.

By Road

  1.  From Shillong, this place can be reached by Private Taxi.