Umiam Lake


Offers water sports facilities including sailing, water skiing, water scooter.The Orchid Lake Resort and the adjacent Lum Nehru Park is an ideal quiet Holiday Resort. It was created by damming the Umiam River in the early 1960s.

Visit Timings:

The Umiam lake opens daily for various water sport activities between 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  However, its panoramic sights can be enjoyed anytime.

Fun Activities:

There are many thrilling and fun activities for visitors to enjoy at Umaim Lake. Besides boating, there are many water sporting fun action that visitors can indulge in.

Photo Gallery

  • Umiam lake
  • Boating at Umiam lake
  • Ri Kynjai Resort, Umiam lake

How to Reach:

By Air

The nearest airport is at Shillong Airport (Umroi Airport IATA: SHL), 13.7 kms. from Umiam Lake, 17.2 kms from Shillong and , 34.4 kms from Nongpoh District HQ of Ri Bhoi District,

By Train

The nearest Railway Station is Guwahati Railway Station which is around 54.0 kms from Nongpoh, District HQ of Ri Bhoi District.

By Road

Umiam Lake is 34.1 kms from Nongpoh, which is District Head Quarter Ri Bhoi District. Sumo and Tourist Taxi services are available on all weekdays except on Sundays from Nongpoh market.