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Thadlaskein Lake and Dawki - Jaintia Hills District

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Thadlaskein Lake and Dawki is the geological destination of Jaintia Hills District. Thadlaskein Lake is located at the area about 8 k.m.. from Jowai on National highway-44 is a man made lake at Thadlaskein fed by a Perennial spring. According to tradition, one Chieftain Sajar Nangli had an irreconcilable difference with the King of Jaintiapur. Not wanting to be blamed for an inevitable bloodbath he decided to flee from the Kingdom with his followers. Before his departure, however, they dug the present day lake with the ends of bows as a memorial. The lake is revered by the people of Raid Mukhla who continue to offer sacrifices near the Lake. The prime attraction of the Thadlaskein Lake is a picnic spot for locals.
Dawki is the International trade route border town from Shillong.There can be splendid drive of 95 kilometres passing through deep gorges and ravines, which is certainly a thrilling experience. On approaching Dawki is the Umngot river, the venue of the annual boat race held during March-April at Umsyiem.The Umngot river is the natural boundary between Ri Pnar or Jaintia Hills with Hima Khyrim of Khasi hills over which is a single span suspension bridge was constructed.This is the gateway to Bangladesh where major export and import transactions take place.

 

thadlaskeinThadlaskein Lake and Dawki is the geological destination of Jaintia Hills District. Thadlaskein Lake is located at the area about 8 k.m.. from Jowai on National highway-44 is a man made lake at Thadlaskein fed by a Perennial spring. According to tradition, one Chieftain Sajar Nangli had an irreconcilable difference with the King of Jaintiapur. Not wanting to be blamed for an inevitable bloodbath he decided to flee from the Kingdom with his followers. Before his departure, however, they dug the present day lake with the ends of bows as a memorial. The lake is revered by the people of Raid Mukhla who continue to offer sacrifices near the Lake. The prime attraction of the Thadlaskein Lake is a picnic spot for locals.

 

dawkiDawki is the International trade route border town from Shillong.There can be splendid drive of 95 kilometres passing through deep gorges and ravines, which is certainly a thrilling experience. On approaching Dawki is the Umngot river, the venue of the annual boat race held during March-April at Umsyiem.The Umngot river is the natural boundary between Ri Pnar or Jaintia Hills with Hima Khyrim of Khasi hills over which is a single span suspension bridge was constructed.This is the gateway to Bangladesh where major export and import transactions take place.

 

 

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Tourist Information Centre
Meghalaya Tourism Development Corporation
Police Bazar, Shillong - 793001
Ph : 0364-2226220

Tourist Information Centre

Meghalaya Tourism Development Corporation

Police Bazar, Shillong - 793001

Ph : 0364-2226220

 

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ORCHID INN
Thadlaskien, Jaintia Hills
Ph. No.: 9856003662/ 9863600078 / 9863101231
E-mail: ctc_orchid_inn@indiatimes.com

ORCHID INN

Thadlaskien, Jaintia Hills

Ph. No.: 9856003662/ 9863600078 / 9863101231

E-mail: ctc_orchid_inn@indiatimes.com

 

        

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