The Umiam Lake is a reservoir that is located to the northern of Shillong. The construction of a dam here was started in 1965 on the Umiam river. The reservoir is spread over a total area of 220 sq km.
This lake is said to be the result of building of a dam that is also popular for being the first ever hydro-electric project in the north-eastern region of India. This was the history behind the lake. Now, if you go to visit this place, you will be awestruck. Simply, awestruck. This piece of water body will not fail to impress you one bit. Flowing in full elegance, this lake cannot be given a miss.