Wards Lake

Wards Lake Shillong

Wards Lake Shillong Timings, Entry fees, Route info, Boating Charges

This Lake is known by Pollock’s Lake or Nan Polok. It is said that this Lake is of 100 years old.

S.No Lake History
1 Sir William Ward, the erstwhile Chief Commissioner of Assam thought of building the Lake. Hence it is named after him
2 During British Rule, Engineer Fitzwilliam Thomas Pollock designed the lake
3 Constructed in 1894 by Colonel Hopkins
4 Khasi prisoner Jismot Chyme dug out the Lake

 

Wards Lake Timings

Season Day Opening Timings
Mar-Oct Mon-Fri 8:30 am -6:30 pm
Mar-Oct Sat-Sun 8:30 am – 7:00 pm
Oct-Feb Mon-Fri 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Oct-Feb Sat-Sun 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

 

Entry Fees

S.No Details Ticket Cost
1 Adult Rs.10/ Person
2 Disable Person Rs.5/ Person
3 Video Camera Non-Commercial Rs.200
4 Minor, Senior Citizen (with Photo Id proof) Rs.5
5 Handycam/ Camera Rs.300

 

Wards Lake Boating Timings

S.No Season Month Timings
1 Summer Feb-Jun 9:30 am -5:00 pm
2 Winter Jun-Feb 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Wards Lake Boating Charges

S.No Boat Type Duration Ticket Cost Max Weight allowed
1 2 Seater 25 mins Rs.50 120 Kg
2 2 Seater 45 mins Rs.80 120 Kg
3 4 Seater 25 mins Rs.100
4 4 Seater 45 mins Rs.160
5 5 Seater + Boatman 25 mins Rs.170
6 5 Seater + Boatman 45 mins Rs.290
7 8 Seater + Boatman 25 mins Rs.240
8 Boatman Service Charge Rs.20/ Ride

 

 

Joggers Charges

S.No Details Charges
1 Adult Rs.100/ Month
2 Adult Rs.1200/ Year

For Tour Packages, Please call @ +91 93 93 93 9150

 

How to reach Wards Lake?

By Air

  1. The nearest airport is at Shillong which is 32 Km away,

By Train

  1. The nearest railway station is at Shillong which is 31 Km away.

By Road

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

 

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