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.
|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
|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|
|2||Disable Person||Rs.5/ Person|
|3||Video Camera Non-Commercial||Rs.200|
|4||Minor, Senior Citizen (with Photo Id proof)||Rs.5|
Wards Lake Boating 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|| |
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How to reach Wards Lake?
- The nearest airport is at Shillong which is 32 Km away,
- The nearest railway station is at Shillong which is 31 Km away.
- From Shillong, this place can be reached by Private Taxi.