Lakes in Shillong

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  • Crinoline Falls

    Crinoline Falls

    Located in the heart of the city, the Crinoline Falls is a picturesque waterfall that attracts several visitors year-round. This waterfall is surrounded by abundant greenery which makes it a hidden treasure in the woods. Dropping from a height of 13 metres, this cascade forms a natural swimming pool at ...

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  • Spread Eagle Falls

    Spread Eagle Falls

    Spread Eagle Falls, locally known as Umkaliar or Sati Falls, is a gurgling cataract, situated in the Shillong Cantonment of East Khasi Hills. The waterfall attributes its name to its peculiar shape, which resembles an eagle with its wings spread wide. Descending an irregular rocky path, the cascade forms a ...

  • Sweet Falls

    Sweet Falls

    Sweet Falls, known as Weitden in the local language, is a beautiful waterfall that lies amidst lush greenery near the Happy Valley in Shillong. This cascade has a narrow stream of water that gushes down from a height of 96 metres. The milky white stream and green vegetation make it ...

  • Beadon Falls

    Beadon Falls

    Beadon Falls is one of the twin cascades situated amidst dense forestation in Shillong's picturesque Suna Valley. It is located about 2 km away from the bustling Bara Bazar area, thus having easy accessibility from the town's centre.

    This waterfall passes through steep rocky formations before ...

  • Bishop Falls

    Bishop Falls

    Bishop Falls is beautiful mountain cascade, located in the stunning Suna Valley of Shillong. It is one of the two waterfalls that fall into the same river gorge from a high ridge. Between these twin waterfalls – Bishop and Beadon, the former is more attractive and has a continuously flowing ...

  • Umiam Lake

    Umiam Lake

    Umiam Lake is a beautiful artificial water reservoir that serves as a popular tourist attraction of Shillong. This lake came into existence in 1965, after the Umiam Umtru Hydro Electric Power Project (the first hydroelectricity venture in the northeast) was started. Covering a vast area of 10 sq. km, this ...

  • Elephant Falls

    Elephant Falls

    Elephant Falls is an enchanting waterfall that forms an integral part of the tourism circuit in Shillong. This waterfall was originally named Kshaid Lai Pateng Khohsiew, which means a three-step waterfall in local parlance. Due to its difficult pronunciation, the British named the cascade as the Elephant Falls. The new ...