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Syntu Ksiar and Umlawan Cave - Jaintia Hills District

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Syntu Ksiar and Umlawan Cave is the geological destination of Jaintia Hills District. Syntu Ksiar is situated at the along side river Myntdu, an elegant monument has been erected in honour of the Jaintia patriot- U Kiang Nongbah. Syntu Ksiar meaning Flower of Gold is a vast stretch of the river bank of Myntdu river. There where people usually go for picnics and angling, in the vicinity of Jowai which encircles two-third of the Jowai Township. Syntu Ksiar traditionally known as Golden Flower. 
Umlawan cave is situated in this village is the longest and also the deepest in the sub-continent. The sleepy hamlet of Lumshnong village came into lime-light recently when it has been confirmed.The Umlawan cave is inter¬connected with two other caves namely Kot-Sati and Umskor caves. The total length of these caves is more than 21 kms and about 100 m in depth.Apart from this place is 60 kms east of Jowai. The entire district there can be found numerous caves and caverns with spectacular stalagmites and stalactite formations. Till now only a few of these caves have been explored and surveyed. The best season to visit the cave is from November to June.

 

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Syntu Ksiar and Umlawan Cave is the geological destination of Jaintia Hills District. Syntu Ksiar is situated at the along side river Myntdu, an elegant monument has been erected in honour of the Jaintia patriot- U Kiang Nongbah. Syntu Ksiar meaning Flower of Gold is a vast stretch of the river bank of Myntdu river. There where people usually go for picnics and angling, in the vicinity of Jowai which encircles two-third of the Jowai Township. Syntu Ksiar traditionally known as Golden Flower. 


umlawanUmlawan cave is situated in this village is the longest and also the deepest in the sub-continent. The sleepy hamlet of Lumshnong village came into lime-light recently when it has been confirmed.The Umlawan cave is inter¬connected with two other caves namely Kot-Sati and Umskor caves. The total length of these caves is more than 21 kms and about 100 m in depth.Apart from this place is 60 kms east of Jowai. The entire district there can be found numerous caves and caverns with spectacular stalagmites and stalactite formations. Till now only a few of these caves have been explored and surveyed. The best season to visit the cave is from November to June.

 

 

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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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Thadlaskien, Jaintia Hills

Ph. No.: 9856003662/ 9863600078 / 9863101231

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