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Up for some water sports? This lake created by a dam in the Umiam river is all for you to enjoy. It is quite popular among tourists and is a perfect picture location particularly in addition to the adventure activities that one can do here such as boating, kayaking etc. The concoction of all these activities makes it to be a travel destination which is worth visiting with your family and friends.

Top attractions of Umiam Lake

Lumpongdeng Island

The Lumpongdeng Island is one of the best places which you can visit if you are nearby Umiam Lake. The immense natural beauty of this place is the kind of thing which you must definitely experience. You will cherish this place for lifelong as a good memory. And what can be really better than that?  

Ward’s Lake

The ward lake is one of the most phenomenal tourist destinations of the Umiam Lake. The natural and lush beauty of the serene waters and the picturesque skies is the kind of thing which you must not let go. The charm which this place has to offer to the tourists and travellers alike is simply amazing

All Saints Church

The aura of this place is simply astounding. Here you can find a considerable amount of people visiting this place for offering their prayers to the Lord. This church boasts of a colonial style architecture which looks simply magnificent.

Things to do in Umiam Lake

Elephant Falls

The Elephants Falls are quite a beautiful tourist getaway which you can experience in this place. If you really want to see something amazing then this is the kind of place which you must travel to especially with your loved ones. The name of this tourist spot came from a huge stone which was in the shape of an elephant. However, with time the stone was gone in the year of 1897 due to an earthquake.

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Air Force Museum

This place is just simply the best if you are considering collecting knowledge about our Indian defence forces. You will even be finding pictures of the Indo-China War along with Indo-Pak War on display in this place.

Sweet Falls

What is something really interesting to know about the Sweet Falls is the fact that it has been the cause of just too many tragic stories and yet has been named Sweet Falls. These waterfalls are around 315 ft in their height and are around 5 km away from the Happy Valley. But if you might want to visit these falls then you would be a little disappointed to know that the route to this destination is not very well maintained thus it might become a little difficult to visit this place.

Best time to visit Umiam Lake

The summer season would be just the perfect time to give Umiam Lake a visit. During this time the whole climate is quite cool and perfect for travelling. However, you can also consider visiting this place at any time of the year.

How to reach Umiam Lake?

By Air – The nearest airport is the Umroi Airport which is near Barapani. It is about 25 kilometres away and has good connectivity with other major cities as well.

By Road – You can take a bus. You will be finding a lot of government as well as regular or deluxe operated tourist buses on which you can travel. However, if you want to be more economical then, you can even take shared taxis.

By Train – The closest railway station is located in Guwahati which is around 100 kilometres away. So, you can easily take a taxi from there.

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